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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 [ ... ]

Ostomy Peer Support Group

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

Art on the walls at Hot Shots Lounge

Art on the walls at Hot Shots Lounge

Hot Shots Lounge on Longworth Avenue in Charlottetown is the latest non-gallery space to offer opportunities for Island artists to exhibit their work.

In November, Kathy Tweel and Terry Mackinnon, the owners and operators of Hot Shots Lounge, asked their friend Paul Ness to take the idea of showing Island art on their walls forward. Paul rounded up Jim West, Trisha Clarkin, Kier Kenny and P. John
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A Few Favourite Things

A Few Favourite Things
Sixty Days of Fame for Vivian Aho at MacNaught Centre

MacNaught History Centre and Archives opens New Sixty Days of Fame Exhibit 

A Few Favourite Things is the title Summerside artist Vivian Aho has given her new exhibition showing at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives, 75 Spring Street, Summerside. The exhibit, which will run throughout February and March, is part of Culture
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Dissonance

Dissonance
Julianna Wigmore and Norah Pendergast collaborate

Dissonance is a collaborative exhibition mounted by Julianna Wigmore and Norah Pendergast, in conjunction with this town is small at The Wall Portrait Gallery, Dawson Lounge, 5th floor, Main Building UPEI in Charlottetown. 

The show is an example of confessional art, an intentional revelation of the private self. Spontaneously staged and shot,
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RBC Emerging Artist Program

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced that the RBC Foundation continues to support the Art Gallery’s Emerging Artist Program. The RBC has been providing support for the program since 2009. The $15,000 donation will fund year two of a three year commitment. Some of the past recipients include: Alexis Bulman, Andrew Cairns, Monica Lacey, and Alexandra O’Sullivan. This year from January to
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Summerside Heritage & Cultural Award Nominations

Summerside Heritage & Cultural Awards recognize significant contributions in the field of culture and/or heritage promotion, education or preservation in 2017; the categories are: Heritage Activities Awards, Cultural Activities Awards, Natural Heritage Activity, Volunteer of the Year, Youth Volunteer of the Year, Publication of the Year, Award of Honour. For information contact 902-432-1295 or
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Let it Snow

Let it Snow
Exhibit at MacNaught Centre continues in January

The Let it Snow exhibit continues for the month of January at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives in Summerside. The exhibit features winter scenes created by members of the Summerside Art Club. The various artists have given a feel to the winter season that brings warmth to the heart. The exhibit can be viewed free of charge Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Winter exhibits at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

Winter exhibits at Confederation Centre Art Gallery
Norma Jean MacLean, William Steele Louson, Québec artists

A young Island artist, a gifted amateur Island photographer, and videos by eleven Quebec artists make up the Confederation Centre Art Gallery’s new winter lineup of exhibitions at the Gallery in Charlottetown.

Norma Jean MacLean’s exhibition Accumulated, Positioned, Reflected is a selection of her recent work where she explores the
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Motivation

Motivation

Motivation: A Visual Exploration of Asian Culture, by photographers Glen Strickey and Rosalyn Strickey, is on view at The Guild in Charlottetown.

The images captured by Glen and Rosalyn visually interpret Asian culture and people’s connections to spiritual pursuits. These images were taken over a year of study. The photographs illustrate Glen and Rosalyn’s extensive travels across 9 countries
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The Flowers of Canada

The Flowers of Canada

The Flowers of Canada: A Celebration of Canadian Unity will be on display at Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown in December.

In this exhibition, The Flowers of Canada: A Celebration of Canadian Unity by Island artist Mary Margaret Land, our country’s collective qualities take on the form of flowers, suggesting Canada as one, beautiful and colourful garden. This presentation captures
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Arts grants

Artists from across Prince Edward Island continue to enrich the province’s cultural life with the help of provincial government grants.

Another $50,000 has been awarded in fall 2017 to 17 projects by established and emerging artists in film and media arts, music, theatre, crafts, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, writing and publishing.

Grant winners were selected by a six-member jury of their
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Some Upcoming Events

One-act comedies

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

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

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

Trailside Café 2018

Select dates Trailside Café  Dylan Menzie
November 10 From Belle River PEI, Dylan Menzie rel [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

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