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ALPHA sessions

Explore life, faith and meaning in an open and safe environment. ALPHA is a series of interactive se [ ... ]

Confederation Centre Choirs

Both the Confederation Centre Youth Chorus and the Confederation Singers (the adult choir at the Cen [ ... ]

Curated by Judy Gaudet

pleasure

Heard throughout the rooms of the house
fingers sound the notes of Haydn’s page,
his form of tones, his gesture, as the ear
attends to luminous sequence which becomes
mind’s cadence.  Time exults.

The kitchen table proffers its colours,
bounteous quotidian accumulation
of what is good lies here and smiles
to be taken, the red of apples, sweet
corn, the striped gloss of mackerel.

Safety against bad luck’s wounds
holds us in its due regard, with gratitude
for doors and windows that close, open
as need be, law seemly or implicit,
humming and sweetness in each mouth.

David Helwig, from Seawrack, Frog Hollow Press, 2014, Read also The Sway of Otherwise, Oberon Press, 2008, and The Year One, Gaspereau Press, 2004 (Atlantic Poetry award).

Island poet and avid poetry reader Judy Gaudet selects a poem by a PEI poet each month.
Judy's latest book is 
Conversation with Crows (Oberon,2014)

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Some Upcoming Events

Trailside Café 2018

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Trailside Café  Tomato/Tomato | September 21 Hang onto your hats because th [ ... ]

Tétreault & Scarfone

Classical cello and piano September 23
Harbourfront Theatre Stéphane Tétreault, cello, and Marie- [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10. (For movies in the same week [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]