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COPD screening

November is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Awareness Month and Islanders are encourage [ ... ]

Ostomy Peer Support Group

Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group meets last Tues [ ... ]

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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PEI Designers Collective

PEI Designers Collective is a newly formed group of independent clothing and accessory designers on PEI. The Collective’s mandate is to provide local event organizers, media organizations, shops and fashion followers with an easy way to connect with those working in fashion on PEI. Anyone listed in the Collective is actively participating or looking to participate in the Fashion scene in Atlantic Canada.

 

Student of the Year

Student of the Year
Holland College student Chauntell Gallant wins Atlantic award

Students from Holland College’s Photography and Digital Imaging program had an opportunity to compete at the Professional Photographer of Canada Atlantic Annual Convention and Image Competition held in Summerside recently.

At this event, student images are judged under the same standards as the professionals. There is no separate
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A Strong Second

A Strong Second
Rachel Peters earns second place in international competition

PEI photographer Rachel Peters of Rachel Peters Photography has been recognized as a finalist in the international photography competition, Fresh Faces—A Portrait Contest, published by Rangefinder, the magazine for professional photographers.

Professional photographers across the world were invited to submit a single image. With
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Elderly Expression

Elderly Expression
LEAP program brings art and crafts to manors in Summerside

by Peggy Miles

Anna Banks is no stranger to a painting pallet, and was an avid artist throughout the course of her life. Now the distinguished elderly woman is a new resident of Wedgewood Manor in Summerside, and as with any transition in life, adjustments are not always easy.

Luckily, this past winter, Wedgewood and Somerset Manors in
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Some Upcoming Events

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

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

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

Come Home to Us

Christmas programming at the Celtic Performing Arts Centre Select dates
Celtic Performing Arts Centr [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

The St. Lawrence

The Cove Journal by JoDee Samuelson We lean against the rails as the Island slips by. Souris, Litt [ ... ]

The same mistakes

The Nature of PEI by Gary Schneider When I’m teaching the UPEI course on ecological forestry, I  [ ... ]