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Ostomy Peer Support Group

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

2019 Island Fringe Festival

Now taking applications The 2019 Island Fringe Festival takes place August 1–4. As always, t [ ... ]

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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Katharine Dagg paintings

Katharine Dagg paintings
The Small Town Market Gallery at the Charlottetown Farmers’ Market

Katharine Dagg has mounted an exhibition of paintings in collaboration with the Peake Street Collective and this town is small in the The Small Town Market Gallery at the Charlottetown Farmers’ Market. 

Since retiring from her pottery business, Stoneware Pottery in Milton, PEI, Katharine has been working fulltime as a
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Confederation Centre Art Gallery exhibits

Confederation Centre Art Gallery exhibits

A young Island artist, an amateur Island photographer, and videos by 11 well-known Quebec artists make up the Confederation Centre Art Gallery’s winter lineup of exhibitions in Charlottetown.

William Steele Louson was a gifted amateur photographer from Charlottetown. Wish You Were Here: W.S. Louson’s Picture Postcards of Prince Edward Island showcases his photographs of Island landscapes that were
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this town is small news

this town is small is partnering with the Guild for a series of exhibitions in 2018 and is seeking proposals from professional artists. Exhibitions will be mounted in the Gallery @ the Guild, and programmed in July, August, and September. This call is open to all professional artists who are residents of PEI. Artist fees that follow CARFAC standard guidelines will be paid for these exhibitions.
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The 60/80 show

The 60/80 show
Henry Purdy marks personal milestones with new exhibit

Henry Purdy’s new exhibition of paintings at Ellen’s Creek Gallery is called 60/80 and sums up the fact that Henry is now 80 years old, and came to PEI to be a professional artist 60 years ago, when he took a job as the graphic designer for a Charlottetown radio station. 

The show will include a dozen new paintings along with other recent
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Some Upcoming Events

The Ennis Sisters

Newfoundland sisters on the mainstage December 1
Homburg Theatre  On December 1, Sobeys LIVE @ [ ... ]

One-act comedies

Rob MacDonald presents four of his plays in November The Guild Island audiences are familiar with  [ ... ]

Moving East tour

Jimmy Rankin at Harbourfront Theatre and Trailside Café November 22 & 23  Jimmy Rankin [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]