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Al-Anon

What can you do when someone close to you drinks too much? Al-Anon Family groups provide hope and he [ ... ]

Advance Care Plan

Mary Hughes RN is presenting on Advance Care Plan and the importance of planning at the Robert Cotto [ ... ]

Watermark Play Reading Series

Watermark Play Reading Series

Three local PEI playwrights will have their plays read at Watermark Theatre this August as part of the theatre's Play Reading Series. The three plays are Through Eden by Stuart Smith, Past Artistry by J.J. Steinfeld, and Jennifer Platts-Fanning's play Held to the Fire

Actors from the Watermark acting company, with scripts in hand, will read the plays to an audience.
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Province supporting NB flood relief

Prince Edward Island is supporting New Brunswick flood relief efforts with volunteers and financial assistance — and there are many more ways Islanders can give. 

Canadian Red Cross volunteers from the province have arranged emergency shelter for nearly 300 people displaced by flooding, and more Islanders are prepared to go if needed. In addition, the provincial government is donating $25,000
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Recognizing family physicians

Family Doctor Day is May 18 and the College of Family Physicians for Prince Edward Island (CFPPEI) is recognizing some of its best for 2018.

Dr. Charles Duffy has been named the Family Doctor of the Year, the college’s highest honour that recognizes an outstanding family physician who best exemplifies what being a family doctor is all about. The college is also recognizing Dr. Keith Bagalole and
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5th Cloggeroo

The Island Folk Festival

Cloggeroo — the Island Folk Festival — is back this summer for its five year anniversary. The Island Folk Festival will be held once again in the Eastern PEI town of Georgetown on the weekend of August 10–12. Acts helping to celebrate the five year anniversary will include Grand Theft Bus, Rose Cousins, Monkey Junk, The Mellotones, Slowcoaster, Christine Tassan et les
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Sailing in Circles, Goin' Somewhere

Sailing in Circles, Goin' Somewhere
Finley Martin

Not all dreams have happy endingsFinley Martin's Sailing in Circles, Goin’ Somewhere is the funny, bittersweet memoir of a Prince Edward Island man who, over seven years, builds a classic 1930s wooden sailboat and, in 2004, attempts to circumnavigate eastern North America. The author leaves a small fishing port on the Island and tracks along the rugged coast, up the
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Fine design

Fine design
Profile: Elena Herweyer

by Jane Ledwell

Design, like culture, surrounds us in the tiniest and most seemingly insignificant details of our lives, a visual and functional language we all speak. Consider professional fine artist Elena Herweyer a skilled visual linguist. “We can’t express everything verbally,” Elena says, and, to her, “every language is complementary.”

In her journey from the Ukraine,
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Canadian Song Conference

Music PEI has announced the schedule for the 4th annual Canadian Song Conference. 

The focus of the Conference is to educate and assist artists and music industry professionals in gaining information and contacts to create multiple revenue streams in the music industry outside of live performance. There will be discussion panels exploring royalties, licensing, syncs, labels, publishing,
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Atlantic Drama Festival

Watermark Theatre will host the National Theatre School of Canada's Atlantic Drama Festival May 18–20.

Formerly known as the Sears Atlantic Drama Festival, the event brings together high school students from throughout the region to view, discuss and enjoy each other’s creative efforts, under the guidance of experienced adjudicators. The Festival facilitates and inspires a love of theatre, team
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Some Upcoming Events

Janet McGarry & Wildwood

Tuesdays in July & August
Harmony House Harmony House in Hunter River will be home to a new show [ ... ]

Musical Mondays

July 2
Victoria Playhouse Musical Mondays are back at Victoria Playhouse for 2018 with eight acts fr [ ... ]

Author reading: Steve Luttrell

May 25 at 7:30 pm
UPEI Faculty Lounge Steve Luttrell is an internationally-recognized poet and a for [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Poetry City

The City of Charlottetown will participate in the Canada-wide Poetry City initiative during April’ [ ... ]

artsVest workshops

artsVest is Business for the Arts’ national flagship program that works direct [ ... ]

East of the Dial Season 1

ECMA-nominated podcast East of the Dial has debuted its Season 1. Since 2015, radio DJs  [ ... ]