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Purple Ribbon Pinning Bee

Time to Step Up A pinning bee to prepare ribbons and cards for the 2018-2019 Purple Ribbon Campaign [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Photography Plus

Photography Plus
Leona Arsenault exhibit at MacNaught Centre

Photographer Leona Arsenault of Wellington, takes every opportunity to capture the interactions that light has on her subjects. A prolific photographer and digital artist since 2005, her photographs have appeared in magazines, calendars, pamphlets, tourist guides, and many other venues including online advertising.

Arsenault says “Creating images is not
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Mother Daughter show

Mother Daughter show
Paintings by Glenda and Barbara MacLeod at The Guild

PEI artist, Barbara MacLeod, will present her first art show August 30 to September 10 at The Gallery at the Guild in Charlottetown. The exhibition will feature a selection of oil and acrylic paintings. Opening reception will be on September 1 at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Barb spent most of her career as a retail entrepreneur opening
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Canada 150 Mural Mosaic

The Charlottetown Mural Mosaic, made up of hundreds of painted tiles, was created as part of the City of Charlottetown’s Canada 150 celebrations. The art piece can be viewed by the public at City Hall, 199 Queen St, 8 am and 4 pm in the summer and 8:30 am–5 pm in the fall and winter.

Exploring Andy Warhol

Exploring Andy Warhol
Art talk with Bonnie Stewart and Daniel Lynds

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery invites the public to a free presentation that explores the work of Andy Warhol in light of contemporary digital practice, and considers what art means in an age of fictionless sharing and the “experience economy.” “This promises to be a new kind of art talk, featuring a conversation between a social media
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ECLECTIC by Wendy Jones

The public is invited to attend the opening of Wendy Jones’ visual arts exhibition at WMJ Cool Cat Studios is located in Wendy’s home, The Church Dweller’s. ECLECTIC will feature realistic seascapes, florals and landscapes as well as abstracts and even extraterrestrial subjects. Wendy invites you to bring your visiting friends and relatives and to allow time to enjoy Prince Edward Island’s scenic
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Flotilla

Contemporary art festival in Charlottetown

Flotilla, a new contemporary art festival that will light up Charlottetown September 21 to 24, has teamed up with Art in the Open and Third Shift in Saint John to present Falling Sky a multi-city contemporary art installation consisting of two separate sculptures: Sputnik Retuned 2, installed in Charlottetown and Challenger, installed in Saint John. Both
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We were Told

We were Told
New commission by Robert Houle added to collection

Anishnaabe artist, Robert Houle, a member of the Sandy Bay First Nation, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, recently attended the opening of the Confederation Centre Art Gallery’s permanent collection exhibition, Re: Collection, to make introductory remarks and present a public talk on his 2017 painting, O-ween du muh waun (We were Told).

Commissioned by
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Plein Air Festival awards prizes

Susan Fehlinger wins Gala Prize

Forty four artists participated in The Montague International Plein Air Festival June 12 to 16. They combed Kings County for that stunning sea or landscape to capture on canvas.

Over $2000 worth of prize money was awarded by this year’s guest judge, Brian Lorimer, artist and owner of the Lorimer Gallery in Charlottetown. Susan Fehlinger from Bridgeport, Conn won the
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Flotilla/Flotille

Flotilla/Flottille, is a bilingual contemporary arts based event that is happening in Charlottetown September 21-24, 2017. The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation (based in New Brunswick) has awarded Flotilla with a Signature Grant that will provide New Brunswick artists with the opportunity to come to Charlottetown to participate in this unique networking and educational exchange.

Anxious art

Anxious art
Jenni Zelin shows A is for Angst at The Guild

A lighthearted look at a negative emotion,” is how Charlottetown artist Jenni Zelin describes “A is for Angst: An Alphabet of Woe,” her upcoming solo art exhibition at the Gallery @ The Guild in Charlottetown.

Opening at 7 pm on August 2, Zelin’s show features 26 pieces of art, each organized into an alphabet that takes a comic look at anxieties,
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Some Upcoming Events

The Boarding House

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

The Sisters Brothers

November 21–25
City Cinema 14A, graphic violence, disturbing content, coarse language.
Dir: Ja [ ... ]

Together Again

Kenny and Dolly Tribute Concert at the Confederation Centre November 29
Homburg Theatre  On No [ ... ]

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A passion for cinema

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Acadian showman

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