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Historic photo exhibit

The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum to create a hi [ ... ]

Leadership Training

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

Northern Lights Award

Northern Lights Award
Photographer John Sylvester recognized in New York City

John Sylvester has been awarded second place for photography in the Canadian Tourism Commission’s Northern Lights Awards For Excellence in Travel Journalism and Photography. His eight page photo essay, “Winter Wonderland,” featuring images of Prince Edward Island in winter, appeared in the Dec/Jan 2011 issue of Coastal Living magazine. The
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Making it Through

Making it Through

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

At the hall down the shore the weekly Art Classes for Seniors are going like gangbusters. Who knew there was so much talent in this crowd? Most of these budding artists never thought they could draw, yet are turning out stunning charcoal sketches with the ease of seasoned professionals. Some of the credit must go to the teacher who knows how to spice her
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Good Medicine

Good Medicine

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

Shabbir Amanullah flips open a laptop and begins scrolling through photographs.

They are beautiful, luminous—capturing the very essence of their subjects. He stops at one—a picture, through an arch, of a mosque shimmering in the distance. He points to a tiny figure, someone photographing, not the mosque, but an unseen object off to the right. “You see?” he says. “Two
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Award of Excellence

Award of Excellence
Rachel Peters Photography wins award in Las Vegas

Island photographer Rachel Peters of Rachel Peters Photography recently returned from Las Vegas where she was recognized with the prestigious 2011 Award of Excellence at the annual Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) Convention.

The awards are judged by an international panel of professionals and announced this past weekend at
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Putting On a Show

Putting On a Show
Profile: Paula Kenny

by Jane Ledwell

Paula Kenny, the director of the Eptek Art and Culture Centre in Summerside, studied fine arts at university, but it was summer work at the airport that led to her first career, in the commercial airline industry. History and art remained her passion, and now in her second career, she says, “I’m getting to do what was my hobby.”

Working at the airport and
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Canadian Ark

Canadian Ark
Folk artist Kerras Jeffery completes another unique piece

by Peggy Miles

Winters are long here on PEI. This presents an opportune time for folk artist Kerras Jeffery to execute pieces that have been brewing in his mind since last summer. With the hustle and bustle of visitors to his studio in tourist season, the slower pace of winter makes it an ideal time to put thoughts into action. One such
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Best at Buyer’s Market

Best at Buyer’s Market

Minister of Tourism and Culture Robert Vessey visits Laura Cole at the Random Pieces Glassworks exhibit, which was awarded the title of Best Exhibit at this year's Craft & Gifware Buyers' Market by Henk van Leeuwen, Executive Director, Culture PEI.

Arts Smarts 7th year

For the seventh year, Island schools will participate in the ArtsSmarts program, which allows students and teachers to work closely with Island artists, says Tourism and Culture Minister Robert Vessey.

Through the ArtsSmarts program, artists work with teachers and students on projects that integrate arts activities into non-arts school subject areas. Students combine their learning of core
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Photo Club Grows

Photo Club Grows
Summerside’s Red Sands Photography Club has over 40 members

by Peggy Miles

In the spring of last year a mere seven people attended the first meeting of the Red Sands Photography Club. The Summerside based group now boasts over 40 members.

Paul Arsenault and Mike Gallant are Co-Presidents of the club which meets monthly at the Waterfront Mall. It was just prior to that gathering in early 2010 that
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Discussing the Future

PEI Council of the Arts meeting to discuss future of Guild Building

At the recent PEI Council of the Arts’ Annual General Meeting, Chair Dr. Greg Doran announced that he was calling a Special General Meeting for the membership to discuss the future ownership of the Guild Building.

The PEI Council of the Arts was originally gifted the old Royal Bank Building, now known as the Guild, in February
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Some Upcoming Events

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily The Ronald Bloore Conservation Project Until January 13 Inspired by then newly-built C [ ... ]

One-act comedies

Rob MacDonald presents four of his plays in November The Guild Island audiences are familiar with  [ ... ]

The Boarding House

The Murray Players November 23–25
Murray River Community Hall The Murray Players will perform the [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

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