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Al-Anon

What can you do when someone close to you drinks too much? Al-Anon Family groups provide hope and he [ ... ]

Auction 45 card parties

The Star of the Sea Seniors' Club hosts weekly Auction 45 card parties on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. It in [ ... ]

Give Me a G

Give Me a G
Designer Craig Edis uses The Guild brand in creative ways

Earlier this year Craig Edis was hired by The Guild in Charlottetown to do graphic design. The Guild needed the usual print ads, posters and other print material to be created. Executive Director Cate Proctor soon realized Craig could do a lot more for them. He possesses a BA Honours in graphic design and illustration from the UK, and has
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LMMI Interactive Student Club

A new interactive Student Club at the Montgomery Theatre is designed for High School and Junior High School students from PEI. This club gives students an exclusive electronic backstage pass to the theatre world as the Theatre creates new shows for this summer. Students will receive password protected access to a private conversation with the actors, designers, directors, composers via interactive
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One Quilt for Each Year

As the quilting season winds down for the summer The Red Clay Quilting Guild is making ready to show a sampling of their quilts at the annual Eastern Kings Exhibition held in Souris. To honor the celebration of the Exhibition’s 170th year, The Red Clay Quilters are planning on putting 170 of their quilts on display. These colorful works of art, lovingly stitched together with hand or machine, by
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Atlantic ÉCONOMUSÉE Contest

Atlantic ÉCONOMUSÉE® Network will launch a contest, and using Facebook and Twitter to reach more people. Their goal is to bring more visitors and boost the region’s economy. Artisans at Work developed a “Crafted Just for You Contest” where 16 lucky winners will receive handcrafted works of art. The contest will launch at this year’s Saltscapes Expo in Halifax, where ballots will be made available.
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Look What I Made

Look What I Made
Rediscovering creativity at Right Off The Batt Pottery

by Peggy Miles

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”—Pablo Picasso.

That quotationwould describe my recent situation as I stared at the slab of clay in front of me. I was at a workshop hosted by Right off the Batt Pottery. Owners Cindy and Darryl Lentz have recently expanded their studio space at
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Canada Games Legacy

Canada Games Legacy

While unveiling artwork in Summerside and Charlottetown recently to celebrate the efforts of volunteers, sponsors, staff, and funding partners, the 2009 Canada Games Host Society announced a $3.3 million dollar surplus from the Games that will help fund emerging athletes on Prince Edward Island.

In addition to infrastructure, equipment and human legacies that have resulted from the 2009 event, the
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ACOA funds The Guild

ACOA funds The Guild
Downtown Charlottetown arts centre upgrades facilities

The Guild in Charlottetown, home of many artists and entertainers, has enhanced its theatre and gallery with the addition of new equipment and furnishings. The upgrades have improved the Guild for artists, performers and visitors alike.

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans was at The Guild recently to make the
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Family Business

Family Business

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

He remembers exactly when it happened. Two days after New Year’s Day 1999, Mike Stanley was complaining to his dad about the food service industry. He was working as a chef, which is what he thought he wanted.

His dad, in turn, was talking about the loneliness of his own occupation. Mike’s dad is Malcolm, one of PEI’s finest and most established potters.

Do you see
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Life as a Life Model

Life as a Life Model
Interview with Marie Gauthier about her special career

by Ann MacNiven

Marie Gauthier is a bright, well-spoken, well-traveled, young woman with an infectious smile. She takes a great deal of enjoyment from meeting new people and experiencing new things. Marie is an artist and a life-drawing model.

Life-drawing is a very important part of the study and practice of art. Life-drawing requires the
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Who is John Dohe?

Who is John Dohe?

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

If I could write like John Dohe paints, this article would have only a few words. They would be perfect words—a quick sketch that would convey an exact sense of this man and his subjects. He picks up a painting, a portrait, to illustrate his point. He traces a line from hairline to collarbone to shoulder—every line in the painting must suggests the attitude it’s
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The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle

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

Pink Floyd tribute at Harbourfront

November 2
Harbourfront Theatre PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd will come to Harbourfront Theatre in Sum [ ... ]

Dancing with the Stars

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

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]