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Royal Winnipeg Ballet auditions

Until January 25, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School Professional Division will hold auditions a [ ... ]

Leadership Training

Holland College is offering a leadership training program for board members and staff of not-for-pro [ ... ]

Remembrance

Remembrance
Wendell’s paintings

Island artist Wendell R. Dennis passed away suddenly in September of this year. For the many people who knew Wendell, expressions of the shock of this loss have been combined with an outpouring of appreciation for his artwork.

Wendell’s career in the arts included years in theatre and film, but since his permanent return to live in Victoria-by-the-Sea, he has been known by many
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Art for Stars for Life

Art for Stars for Life
David Garcia Jimenez donates painting for Christmas card

Island artist David Garcia Jimenez has donated his original artwork “Glowing Bush on Great George Street” to the Stars for Life Foundation for Autism, for its 2018 Island Christmas card. 

The Stars for Life Foundation supports Island families and their adult children living with autism to provide day and housing programs. Today, 1 in 59
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Pixels & Glory

 Pixels & Glory
Graphic Design Group of Charlottetown hosts competition

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

In the spirit of friendly rivalry, Pixels & Glory, a new graphic competition organized by the Graphic Design Group of Charlottetown (GDGC), plans to host events each month where local designers and their peers solve an assigned design problem in 90 minutes or less.

Making up the board of GDGC are
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Confederation Centre Art Gallery

Confederation Centre Art Gallery
The new shows

Gala Opening of Fall exhibitions is October 27 at 7 pm

Wafaa Bilal: 168:01

October 6–January 20

The solo exhibition of new and recent work by New York-based artist Bilal speaks to the impact of international politics on individual lives. Included is the installation of a makeshift library filled with empty white books symbolizing the cultural heritage that was destroyed during a
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Well Read

Well Read

Solo art show by Jenni Zelin explores literature

How can an artist represent and honour beloved literature through art? This is the question that motivated Island artist Jenni Zelin’s latest solo show, Well Read: Literature Transformed, opening at The Gallery at The Guild October 3 at 7 pm.

Paying tribute to literature ranging from children’s picture books and young adult novels to classic and
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West Royalty Community Centre receives new art installation

West Royalty Community Centre receives new art installation

The City of Charlottetown’s Arts Advisory Board approved a new art installation which was installed at the West Royalty Community Centre.

The installation called, The Gratitude Bench, is an interactive piece that serves as a wishing wall where the public can leave inspirational quotes or kind notes on colored paper in the wall. It will include a multipurpose bench for users of the community
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Patchwork

Patchwork
Photographs by Will Baker at Receiver in Charlottetown

Receiver Coffee Co and this town is small present new work from Island artists. A solo exhibit by Carina Phillips entitled Gather, Bundle, Wip! runs to September 5. An exhibit of photographic works by Will Baker, Patchwork, is on view September 7–October 11. Baker’s process involves play and experimentation, movement, resourcefulness and
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Transition month

Transition month
New fall shows coming up at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

September is a transition month at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown with the installation of the first of several new exhibitions in an exciting new fall program that mixes local and global subjects.

Objects of the Mind: Chinese Brush and Ink Paintings by Dianyu Zhao begins on September 14 in the Fred S. and Ogden
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BMO 1st Art winners

BMO Financial Group has announced the national and regional winners of its 16th BMO 1st Art! competition, an annual event that recognizes visual arts excellence amongst Canadian post-secondary and undergraduate-level students.

A committee of curators, gallery directors and art professors selected the winners. Clara Couzino from Concordia University, Quebec, won the national prize of $15,000. Each
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Simply Images

Simply Images
Sixty Days of Fame for Sue Campbell in Summerside 

Sixty Days of Fame exhibits have resumed in the small gallery of the MacNaught History Centre and Archives in Summerside.

To start off the new season is the exhibit Simply Images by Sue Campbell of Summerside. Sue has produced acetate film images and mounted them on a silver background. The photos are unique and have an “almost” 3D effect.

The
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Some Upcoming Events

Symons Lecture

Dr. Margaret MacMillan is 2018 medal recipient and lecturer November 23
Homburg Theatre Confederati [ ... ]

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]

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