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Mental Health First Aid

Adult course offered in French The PEI French Health Network and the Centre Belle-Alliance announce [ ... ]

Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

Free nutrition events continue at Sobeys locations:  5 Secrets to Heart Health class will be h [ ... ]

this town is small coordinates show at brewery warehouse

Artwork by Rora BlueThis town is small inc. and Upstreet Craft Brewing have announced the selected artists for the inaugural year of the Do Good Residency, happening in August and September at Upstreet’s warehouse in Charlottetown. The program is coordinated by this town is small inc., PEI’s Artist-Run Centre, and supported by Upstreet Craft Brewing’s Do Good Fund for Arts Initiatives.

Each artist will collaborate with Upstreet on a limited edition beer as well as a special food menu, both to be launched at an artist talk event at the completion of their residency. More details on these events will be released in early August on this town is small and Upstreet’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

Response to the call for submissions came from professional artists around the world, and the jury selected the following two candidates: 

From August 4 to 26 Rora Blue will be artist-in-residence. Rora Blue is a conceptual artist based in Seattle. She actively produces artwork that is defined by color, text, and interactivity. Her work relies heavily on color to communicate a feeling to the viewer. Participation, and documenting the experiences of others is also essential to her artistic process. Rora Blue is best known for her series Handle With Care and for The Unsent Project, which has received over 32,000 submissions. Her work has been featured in news outlets such as The New York Times, Good Morning America, Teen Vogue, and Cosmopolitan.

From September 1 to 22 Mathieu Léger will be artist-in-residence. Mathieu Léger hails from the Maritime region of Eastern Canada. Serial artist-in-residence, Léger has participated in over 50 artist residencies. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Université de Moncton. His work reflects on ideas surrounding wilderness, geological time, and process related activities of the natural world.

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Some Upcoming Events

Cool Moon

Cross-cultural Arts Festival September–November
Various locations The main stage of Confederation [ ... ]

Dancing with the Stars

Hospice PEI’s event celebrates 7th year October 20
Murphy Community Centre October 20, 2018  [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10. (For movies in the same week [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]