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Creative arts and dance classes

Soul Play Studios is a new studio offering a wide range of classes for kids and adults in the Callbe [ ... ]

Auction 45 card parties

The Star of the Sea Seniors' Club hosts weekly Auction 45 card parties on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. It in [ ... ]

Art For Animals

Art For Animals
Fundraiser hosted by Heather Millar and ColourBlind

The 7th annual Art For Animals Fundraiser will take place in December once again and is hosted by ColourBlind and artist Heather Millar. This is an effort to raise funds and awareness for the PEI Humane Society and Cat Action Team, acknowledging the work these not-for-profit organizations do year-round. Prizes this year include one of two $100
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BMO 1st Art!

BMO 1st Art!
Holland College grad Aidan Searle is regional winner

The BMO 1st Art! competition celebrates the creativity of art school students from over 100 post-secondary institutions across Canada. The national winner is awarded $15,000 and the regional winners each receive $7,500. All winning entries for 2017 will presented at the BMO 1st Art! exhibition, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto,
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Baba’s Art Wall: Marianne Janowicz

Baba’s Art Wall: Marianne Janowicz

Baba’s Lounge in Charlottetown will feature the artwork of Marianne Janowicz on its Art Wall.

The artist says, “I am a landscape painter. I never thought 40 years ago that I would still be portraying the contours of the land, the colors of the sea, the shape of trees and their shadows on the fields. I started as an abstract painter in the 50s and 60s with the greats of the New York school as my
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ArtTalk with Ron Hawker

ArtTalk with Ron Hawker

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown will present two series of ArtTalks this November. The short, noon-hour talks have various gallery staff members providing presentations on their role at the gallery, a current research project, or a work of art in the RE:collection exhibition. Three evening talks by Art historian, Ron Hawker will delve into Canadian art history.

Hawker’s
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Nature Conservancy photos

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is inviting nature lovers to enter a national online photo contest showcasing beautiful places across the country. The contest is called Places Worth Protecting. For every photo Canadians share, TELUS will donate five dollars to help NCC conserve land across Canada. In PEI, the NCC has helped conserve many special places such as the Conway and Cascumpec
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Garden carvings

Garden carvings
Wayne Ellis sculpts with his chain saw

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

Set back from Water Street in Summerside, partially hidden from view, lies the magical world of the Wood Carvers Garden.

As wood carver Wayne Ellis says, “Once people walk through the gates, they become little kids again. So much fun stuff to see.” Yes, it is fun to meander through the garden grounds, but it doesn’t take long to realize
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Barrett & MacKay at Ellen’s Creek

Barrett & MacKay at Ellen’s Creek
Selections from summer exhibit remain on display

Wayne Barrett and Anne MacKay have published numerous books of their photography, and this past summer their images were featured in an exhibition at Ellen’s Creek Gallery in Charlottetown called A New Vision. A new vision because the works displayed were not traditional photographic prints but used the giclée process of printing. This process uses
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Greer View Mirror

Greer View Mirror
Early work by Nova Scotia artist John Greer at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown will present Greer View Mirror, a selection of early work by Nova Scotia-based artist John Greer starting on September 30 to January 13, 2018. You are invited to an ArtTalk with John Greer on October 12 at 7 pm.

During the first several decades of his career, Greer
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Baba’s Art Wall: Megan Dorrell

Baba’s Art Wall: Megan Dorrell

Megan Dorrell lives in Charlottetown with her husband, Carey, and her small monster Locky. Megan draws monsters, robots, animals and kids in a approachable style that appeals to both kids and adults. For the month of October Megan’s artwork will be displayed on Baba’s Art Wall. Opening night will be October 1. To check out more of her work, and to order originals and prints, visit Megan’s Monsters on Facebook.

One Common Purpose

One Common Purpose
Photographs by Paul Vreeland at Brackley Beach Gallery

Fifteen photographic portraits will be featured in an exhibition opening at the Brackley Beach Gallery, October 14 from 4 to 7 pm. 

Entitled One Common Purpose, the images are of people united in a vision of community-building. The portraits are accompanied by statements by the subjects who represent a diversity of faiths and backgrounds
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Some Upcoming Events

Moving East tour

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

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

The Boarding House

The Murray Players November 23–25
Murray River Community Hall The Murray Players will perform the [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]