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PEI Genealogical Society meeting

The next public meeting of the PEI Genealogical Society will be held September 29 from 2–4 pm at B [ ... ]

Sexual health walk-in clinic

A sexual health walk-in clinic will offer Islanders another way to access sexual health services, in [ ... ]

Never Too Old to Paint

Never Too Old to Paint
Julia Purcell teaches art classes for senior citizens

Meet the Mentor
by Nina Linton

In Julia Purcell’s hands is a small scanned copy of a dewy self-portrait painted by one of her art students. The primitively painted subject is centered on the background, a rough wash of baby pink with bare spots of exposed paper peaking through. Framed by a mop of black hair are the two captivating eyes that

Organic Producer

Organic Producer

Profile: Hans Wendt

by Jane Ledwell

Vegetable sexuality pervades the universe” is a theme that painter (and market gardener) Hans Wendt coyly suggests for his produce and productions. “You have to be coy” to live as an artist on PEI he begins to suggest, but then he isn’t sure that “coy” is the word he means. Maybe fecundly creative?

We talk among his recent watercolour paintings, on view at the

Positive Connections

Positive Connections
Profile: Cate MacNeill

by Jane Ledwell

I see myself as a connector,” says Cate MacNeill, who will soon enter her second year as Executive Director of The Guild in Charlottetown. “I connect people with events to stage to an audience.”

Cate’s goal is for The Guild to be a venue for success for artists. “Success is monetary,” she says, “but it’s also recognition. It’s also that you get to put on the

Precious Material

Precious Material

Profile: Ayelet Stewart

by Jane Ledwell

Ayelet Stewart makes jewellery out of precious materials: metal, gems, inspirations, and time.

Of these, time is most precious, since she schedules her craft in and around young children. “I get three hours in the morning to work, while they are at school,” she says, “and to do whatever I can squeeze in. But there’s more experimenting because there’s no

Events Calendar

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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 [ ... ]

The Song and the Sorrow

Mille Clarke’s film of Catherine MacLellan and her father Gene at Charlottetown Film Festival Oct [ ... ]

The Children Act

September 27–October 4
City Cinema PG, language warning
Dir: Richard Eyre, UK, 105 min. Emma Thomps [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]