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Pinch Penny Fair 2018

Pinch Penny Fair takes place at Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown on April 28. It’ [ ... ]

PEI National Park info

Visitors planning to vacation in PEI National Park this summer can reserve campsites at Stanhope and [ ... ]

In the dialogue

In the dialogue
Profile: Monica Lacey

by Jane Ledwell

For the Art in the Open festival one year, Monica Lacey created an installation conjuring an abandoned house in the woods. “Drunk teenagers stumbled into it,” she recalls. “I don’t even know if they knew it was part of the festival—but they started to have a house party…The suspension of disbelief they had was so magic.” Eventually, she had to kick them out to

A Murder, Indeed

A Murder, Indeed
Art by Jenni Zelin at the small town Market Gallery

Much like the infamous gathering of live crows in various Charlottetown neighbourhoods and Victoria Park, the crow paintings of Jenni Zelin gather at the small town Market Gallery in Charlottetown. Titled, A Murder, Indeed!, dozens of Zelin’s colourful and whimsical postcard sized works, as well as some larger pieces on canvas, combine crow

Soup’ Art

As part of the 2018 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, the public is invited to the fifth annual edition of Soup’Art to celebrate International Francophonie Day, at Confederation Centre’s Studio 1 in Charlottetown March 20 from 5 to 7 pm.

The audience will be served a bevy of soups from many different countries with some gluten free and vegan options. This experience will be enhanced by an exhibition

2018 Cute as a…

2018 Cute as a…

The button event, “Cute as a …” returns to the Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, March 23 at 7 pm. The 2018 collection features original, jury-selected designs by local artists and amateurs.

It’s free admission, and button packs are available to buy on the night to trade throughout the evening, with proceeds from the event going directly into more public art programming at the

Deposits to Art Bank

Island artists will have their work seen by more people thanks to the PEI government’s reinvestment in the province’s Art Bank. The Art Bank acquires, loans out, and displays works by professional Island artists for public spaces. As part of its new 5-year culture action plan ( government will buy $20,000 worth of art this year followed by $10,000 yearly

Culture PEI has a new name

Culture PEI changed their name to CreativePEI to better reflect their commitment to empowering arts, culture and creative industry workers in PEI. Their spokesperson says, “Worldwide, the term Creative Industries is being used to describe what they used to call the Cultural Sector. The name CreativePEI reflects an understanding that what we all have in common is using the creative process to make

Pottery in the Park

The spring session of pottery classes at the PEI Potters Studio in Victoria Park, Charlottetown will begin in April. Perfect for beginners as well as those with previous experience, classes are taught by professional Island potters and are designed to be fun as well as educational. Classes are small in size (a maximum of 8) and relaxed and informal in style. The class covers the

Critique sessions for artists

TTIS (this town is small) Crit Crew: Monthly Critique Sessions for Artists will be held at The Vessel, 171 Great George St, Charlottetown. Next date is March 22, 6:30–9:30 pm.

Practicing artists in any medium (potters, writers, filmmakers, dancers, painters, musicians, etc.) are welcome. Three artists will present their work, and the audience, made up of the practicing artists who attend, offer

Art in the Open seeking proposals

Art in the Open seeking proposals

Art in the Open is inviting local, regional and national artists to submit their artistic proposals for the annual summer festival. The festival’s main event will take place from 4 pm until midnight on August 25, 2018. The festival is looking for unique submissions that will transform downtown Charlottetown’s green spaces into magical, memorable, creative spaces that will be shared by all members

A mirror of myself

A mirror of myself
Lucie Bellemare has fun with her art

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

It’s a different world from a small titling house caught up in the woods outside Abram’s Village to a “regular” home in Summerside, but artist Lucie Bellemare is finding her way. “If the roof was not about to cave in, I would still be there, in the woods,” remarked Lucie.

Born and raised in Alma, Lac St. Jean, Quebec, surrounded by wind

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Live in the Nest

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at Trailside Café

Opening for the season May 3
Trailside Café Tara MacLean & Dennis Ellsworth | May 3 Tara MacL [ ... ]

Trailside Presents: MonkeyJunk

April 4
The Pourhouse Canadian blues trio MonkeyJunk will be blowing the roof off The Pourhouse Apri [ ... ]

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Islanders nominated for 2018 JUNO Awards

Several artists from Prince Edward Island have received 2018 JUNO Award nominations. The East Point [ ... ]

Ten Strings And A Goat Skin in Charlotte...

Indian River Festival presents Ten Strings And A Goat Skin, the award winning bilingual folk/fu [ ... ]

The Guild Presents: The PEI Pay-What-You...

The second annual The Guild Presents: The PEI Pay-What-You-Can Theatre Festival (PPTF)will offe [ ... ]