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Al-Anon

What can you do when someone close to you drinks too much? Al-Anon Family groups provide hope and he [ ... ]

Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festi...

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, [ ... ]

Giant dreamcatcher

Giant dreamcatcher
Canada 150 Signature project in Memorial Hall

In Memorial Hall at Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown there hangs a 22-foot dreamcatcher made by Mi’kmaq artist Nick Huard. For Huard, dreamcatchers are a tool for envisioning the future and the national dreamcatcher is meant to serve as a means for nation building, inclusivity, and starting a conversation. The piece is entitled, The
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Art in the Mall 2017

Art in the Mall 2017

For Art at the Mall 2017 at the Confederation Court Mall in Charlottetown, artists were asked to paint wooden Adirondack chairs, handcrafted in PEI. The chairs will be auctioned off at the end of the summer with proceeds being split between the artists and local non-profits. The chairs will be on display until October 15, the final day of the auction. There will be a chair painted “live” at the
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March of the Crows

March of the Crows
Number 7 on August 26

Art in the Open presents its annual procession of avian omnivores for the seventh year in a row—The March of the Crows. This community-driven anchor of AITO’s main event will take place in Charlottetown on August 26, leaving from the Schurman Family Studio (Confederation Centre) at 7:45 pm and arriving at the Victoria Park battery at 8:15 pm. Community members of all ages are
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The Potter’s Daughter

The Potter’s Daughter
Suzanne Scott takes over Village Pottery from her folks

PEI’s longest running pottery shop has a new owner. After apprenticing with her mother Daphne for the last 6 years, “The Potter's Daughter” Suzanne Scott has officially taken the reins at her family business, Village Pottery which has been run by her parents Daphne and Ian Scott for the last 44 years on the north shore in New London.

Village
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150 Anniversary art exhibit at Lefurgey Centre

150 Anniversary art exhibit at Lefurgey Centre

As of 2017, the Lefurgey Cultural Centre and the Wyatt Historic House will each have graced the streetscapes of Summerside for one hundred and fifty years. In celebration of the milestone an anniversary art exhibit will run throughout the summer in the Lefurgey Cultural Centre, 205 Prince Street, Summerside. Twenty area artists have created works and stories inspired by the artifacts in the
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2 Artists in 1

2 Artists in 1
Anne Gallant and Carla Arsenault share gallery in Kensington

2 Artists in 1 Gallery is now open in Kensington and features works by Anne Gallant and Carla Arsenault.

Anne Gallant is a well known Island artist who creates bright colourful works of art depicting detailed Island sceneries. Carla Arsenault is a self taught painter who says that she loves all types of artwork from painting on canvass
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Art in the Open

Art in the Open
Ten Atlantic Canada artists selected for August 26th 

Ten artists from Atlantic Canada have been selected by a jury of their peers and industry professionals to develop and showcase their work at the 7th annual Art in the Open festival main event.

On August 26 from 4 pm until midnight, historic downtown Charlottetown will become an open air gallery presenting ephemeral works of public art.
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Flowers of Canada

Flowers of Canada
Celebrating Canadian unity with Mary Margaret Land

Over a period of 10 years PEI artist Mary Margaret Land has created a series of original watercolour paintings for each official Floral Emblem and a painting representing the entire country called “Canadian Unity.” These works along with accompanying prose will tour Canada in celebration of Canada’s 150 anniversary of confederation.

For Phase 1 of
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Montague Centennial Art Trail

The Government of Canada is contributing $314,000 for the Town of Montague to expand the Montague Centennial Art Trail. The project will include 10 new commissioned art pieces, updated lighting, and interpretative signage for the art work in both French and English. A non-repayable contribution of $150,000 is being made through ACOA’s Innovative Communities Fund (ICF) and $164,000 in support is
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Robert Milner at Gallery 18

Robert Milner at Gallery 18

Gallery 18 in New London welcomes PEI artist Robert Milner this summer to The Carriage House. Robert has organized a display of new work, including original paintings in all mediums, prints, cards and more. He also has plans to conduct painting demonstrations on site. 

The Carriage House is located behind Gallery 18 at 10686 Route 6 in New London. For information, contact Robert Milner by
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Some Upcoming Events

Eptek Lunchtime Films

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

Kelley’s Christmas

Kelley Mooney and friends in holiday season concert series November 21, 25 & December 13
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The Sisters Brothers

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

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

The St. Lawrence

The Cove Journal by JoDee Samuelson We lean against the rails as the Island slips by. Souris, Litt [ ... ]

The same mistakes

The Nature of PEI by Gary Schneider When I’m teaching the UPEI course on ecological forestry, I  [ ... ]