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Rotary Radio Bingo

The Rotary Club of Charlottetown's Rotary Radio Bingo is played Tuesdays at 7 pm on 95.1 FM CFCY. Fo [ ... ]

Harmonia Girls’ Choir

Harmonia Girls’ Choir is seeking new members. Harmonia is Sirens’ premiere educational program  [ ... ]

ArtSmarts in schools

ArtSmarts in schools
Thirteen Island artists involved in this year’s program

Dina Blot is one of 13 Island artists helping more than 600 students at seven schools learn through the arts this school year.

ArtsSmarts program integrates the arts into core subjects like math, languages, social studies, and science by bringing artists into the classroom to share their skills and talents. Blot says it has allowed her to
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Province makes purchases for Art Bank

Province makes purchases for Art Bank

Artist Rilla Marshall says having her work selected for the Art Bank means a lot to her because it will be part of a collection that represents Prince Edward Island.

Marshall’s work was one of 12 pieces selected for purchase by a peer-review jury out of 59 submissions. The Art Bank acquires, loans out, and displays works by professional Island artists for public spaces.

"This Art Bank collection
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In the dialogue

In the dialogue
Profile: Monica Lacey

by Jane Ledwell

For the Art in the Open festival one year, Monica Lacey created an installation conjuring an abandoned house in the woods. “Drunk teenagers stumbled into it,” she recalls. “I don’t even know if they knew it was part of the festival—but they started to have a house party…The suspension of disbelief they had was so magic.” Eventually, she had to kick them out to
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A Murder, Indeed

A Murder, Indeed
Art by Jenni Zelin at the small town Market Gallery

Much like the infamous gathering of live crows in various Charlottetown neighbourhoods and Victoria Park, the crow paintings of Jenni Zelin gather at the small town Market Gallery in Charlottetown. Titled, A Murder, Indeed!, dozens of Zelin’s colourful and whimsical postcard sized works, as well as some larger pieces on canvas, combine crow
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Soup’ Art

As part of the 2018 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, the public is invited to the fifth annual edition of Soup’Art to celebrate International Francophonie Day, at Confederation Centre’s Studio 1 in Charlottetown March 20 from 5 to 7 pm.

The audience will be served a bevy of soups from many different countries with some gluten free and vegan options. This experience will be enhanced by an exhibition
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Deposits to Art Bank

Island artists will have their work seen by more people thanks to the PEI government’s reinvestment in the province’s Art Bank. The Art Bank acquires, loans out, and displays works by professional Island artists for public spaces. As part of its new 5-year culture action plan (www.princeedwardisland.ca/cultureactionplan) government will buy $20,000 worth of art this year followed by $10,000 yearly
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Culture PEI has a new name

Culture PEI changed their name to CreativePEI to better reflect their commitment to empowering arts, culture and creative industry workers in PEI. Their spokesperson says, “Worldwide, the term Creative Industries is being used to describe what they used to call the Cultural Sector. The name CreativePEI reflects an understanding that what we all have in common is using the creative process to make
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Critique sessions for artists

TTIS (this town is small) Crit Crew: Monthly Critique Sessions for Artists will be held at The Vessel, 171 Great George St, Charlottetown. Next date is March 22, 6:30–9:30 pm.

Practicing artists in any medium (potters, writers, filmmakers, dancers, painters, musicians, etc.) are welcome. Three artists will present their work, and the audience, made up of the practicing artists who attend, offer
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Art in the Open seeking proposals

Art in the Open seeking proposals

Art in the Open is inviting local, regional and national artists to submit their artistic proposals for the annual summer festival. The festival’s main event will take place from 4 pm until midnight on August 25, 2018. The festival is looking for unique submissions that will transform downtown Charlottetown’s green spaces into magical, memorable, creative spaces that will be shared by all members
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A mirror of myself

A mirror of myself
Lucie Bellemare has fun with her art

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

It’s a different world from a small titling house caught up in the woods outside Abram’s Village to a “regular” home in Summerside, but artist Lucie Bellemare is finding her way. “If the roof was not about to cave in, I would still be there, in the woods,” remarked Lucie.

Born and raised in Alma, Lac St. Jean, Quebec, surrounded by wind
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Some Upcoming Events

Jimmy Rankin shows

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

Tétreault & Scarfone

Classical cello and piano September 23
Harbourfront Theatre Stéphane Tétreault, cello, and Marie- [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]