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Engage with PEI’s LGBTQ2+

Engage with members of PEI’s LGBTQ2+ community, at a special general meeting on November 21 at Mur [ ... ]

Bones, Broths, And Braising

PEI Certified Organic Producers Cooperative, in collaboration with Brad Doiron, whole animal butcher [ ... ]

Sobey Foundation Donates to Confed

Sobey Foundation Donates to Confed

The Sobey Foundation is making a $500,000 donation to the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown.

David F. Sobey, Chair of the Sobey Foundation and Chair Emeritus of Sobeys Inc., and Wayne Hambly, Chairman of the Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust, made the announcement in July.

“It isn’t often that a charitable arts organization can boast of support that has passed down through
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New Curator at Confed Centre Art Gallery

New Curator at Confed Centre Art Gallery

Pan Wendt is joining the staff of the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown as curator for the next year.

“I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Pan Wendt as Curator for the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. Pan’s strong credentials, knowledge of the local arts community, and keen interest in curatorial practices make him a welcome addition to the gallery staff,” says Kevin
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Out of Purgatory

Out of Purgatory
Peake Street Studios artists to complete each other’s work

Out of Purgatory, a process-driven artist challenge whereby unfinished and emotionally abandoned pieces are surrendered and blind-selected by new artists for completion, has been staged two times in the past five years by Charlottetown’s Peake Street Studios Collective. This year the scope of the project has been expanded to include two
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New Gallery Open

New Gallery Open
Tania Doucet opens GG Gallery on Lower Malpeque Road

Tania Doucet and her husband Craig Wright have opened a new art gallery on their property at 506 Lower Malpeque Road. Formerly a two-car garage, the space, known as the GG Gallery is now filled with artwork created by Tania and other Island artists. The decor still retains references to its earlier purpose, with the overhead doors still in place
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Discover Island Studios

Innovations PEI campaign promotes local craft, art and giftware industry

Islanders and visitors are encouraged to explore the beauty and creativity of the local craft, art and giftware industry, says Hon. Allan Campbell, Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning. A new summer-long initiative called Discover Island Studios introduces the theme “Add a Little Island to Your Life.”

The idea behind
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Winning Poster

A drawing done by a student at Georgetown Elementary School has been selected by Natural Resources Canada as the provincial classroom poster for 2011. Lauren MacConnell, a Grade seven student, was presented with an award at the school by Environment, Energy and Forestry Minister Richard Brown during Canadian Environment Week.

Follow the Art Gallery link www.oee.nrcan.gc.ca/calendarclub.

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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Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

Wintertide Holiday Festival

November 24 & 25
Charlottetown Wintertide Holiday Festival begins November 23 with a Wintertide  [ ... ]

An Improvised Christmas Carol

December 6, 13 & 20
The Guild ACT (a community theatre) presents An Improvised Christmas Carol a [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

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 [ ... ]

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]