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Fall bike auction

The Charlottetown Police Services semi-annual Bike Auction is taking place on September 22. The Fal [ ... ]

SingFest PEI 2018

October 20 is World Singing Day and PEI will celebrate with at a week-long celebration called SingFe [ ... ]

Artists on Main Montague

Artists on Main Montague
Artists Kim Jabbour and Nancy Barnes join gallery

Artisans on Main, Montague welcomes Kim Jabbour and Nancy Barnes to the gallery at 10 Water Street in Montague.

Kim was born in New Brunswick and grew up on PEI. Her love for the Island’s beauty is the inspiration for painting. Her earliest memories are that of colouring, painting by numbers and creating something out of nothing. She’s always loved
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Future Tense

This year’s theme for Art in the Open 

This year’s Art in the Open, Charlottetown’s outdoor public art festival, is happening August 25 from 4pm to midnight, throughout the downtown core of the city. 

This is the 8th year of the event, which features temporary artworks ranging from sculptures and installations to performances and projections. Artists from across Canada will share the
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Upstreet art

Upstreet art
this town is small coordinates show at brewery warehouse

This 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
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Artist panel at Confed Gallery

Bulman, Cairns and  Wendt

As part of the lead up to this year’s Art in the Open, on August 23 at 7 pm the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown will host a panel featuring three artists “originally from” PEI, who are participating in this year’s festival. Alexis Bulman, Andrew Cairns, and Sarah Wendt all grew up on Prince Edward Island, but chose to develop their careers further
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Richard Vickerson art

Richard Vickerson art

by Richard Vickerson

The windows of my studio open onto a few old maple trees. They were once part of an ancient forest now swallowed by suburban sprawl. Despite the changes, one resident of that lost forest still thrives, the American Crow. Because I occasionally feed them, they seem as aware of my presence as I am of theirs, often calling when I enter my studio. The behaviour of these birds is
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Artist mentor

Artist mentor
Jessica Winton picked for this town is small and Art in the Open

This town is small and Art in the Open has announced the 2018 Artist in Residence Mentor Jessica Winton and open their call for local applicants to become her apprentice leading up to Art in the Open’s main event August 25, 4 pm to midnight. 

The 5-day residency brings together established and emerging contemporary artists to
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Stevenson works

Stevenson works
Photography by Lionel Stevenson at Watermark Theatre 

Works by the distinguished Canadian photographer from New Glasgow, PEI, Lionel F. Stevenson, will be on display at Watermark Theatre’s gallery this summer. 

Mr. Stevenson studied photography in Toronto and was awarded Canadian Photographer of the Year in 1967. In 1977 he founded a commercial photography and design studio, Camera Art
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Humanorium

Travelling art exhibition comes to Spinnaker’s Landing in Summerside

Spinnaker’s Landing on the Summerside waterfront is the host for Humanorium, a one-of-a-kind contemporary art extravaganza coming to Summerside from July 20 to 25.

Humanorium is a carnival like no other that gives professional artists and audiences a novel contemporary art experience in a unique setting. Inspired by the tradition
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21st century Anne

Producing a 54-year-old play for a modern audience

Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ is the longest running annual musical theatre production in the world. Each year a dedicated creative team works to keep it fresh and relevant.

As associate producer for the Confederation Centre and The Charlottetown Festival, Sarah Denman-Wood says that she believes part of this renewal process includes bringing
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Residency Travel Support

this town is small is offering microgrants for travel costs for professional PEI artists attending residency programs off-Island, open to professional artists working in any media residing in PEI. Applicants must be a member of this town is small inc and must be accepted to an Artist-in-Residence program (of any length) outside of PEI. Eligible costs are limited to expenses for travel to/from
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Some Upcoming Events

The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle

November 3
Delta Prince Edward The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle, presenting Maritime legends and  [ ... ]

UPEI Winter’s Tales

Author reading series with A.F. (Al) Moritz October 1
UPEI Faculty Lounge, Charlottetown In a Globe [ ... ]

Jimmy Rankin shows

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

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 [ ... ]