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Bon courage

Bon courage
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

February’s slush is giving way to March’s … slush? I recently heard an elderly lady remark that “This winter has been very unsatisfactory.” We have certainly experienced water in a variety of liquid and solid states. At present our garden is under water, but the ground is frozen so it’s possible that the garlic will survive.

The forest has also taken a beating.
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A gift of Island poetry: Brent MacLaine

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

Every one will bloom.

Those that fade will do so painlessly.
They will go gently into memory
and be icons for confused lovers in a future time.
Regret will be a strange devastation
in a foreign land.

Those that endure will be exemplary,
their brilliance undoing any hint of shadow.
Hymns and poetry will be unnecessary.

And finally,
mistakes, miscues, untimely words,
missed
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100-day Field Trip

100-day Field Trip
Terrence Taylor builds online community via video content

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Imagine being able to exchange video content for travel resources? Well, that is exactly what Terrence Taylor Media (TTM) has set out to do through a 100-day field trip around the world.

Terrence Taylor, founder of TTM, says young content creators living and working in Atlantic Canada should travel to
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Joshua Arran and the Noisy Crows

Joshua Arran and the Noisy Crows
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

Joshua Arran and the Noisy Crows are Joshua Arran (guitar, lead vocals), Ian Gill (drums), and Curtis MacDonald (bass, vocals). Arran had been in Hull, England writing and performing songs as a solo artist until his return to PEI in August, 2017. He booked a show at Baba’s from England, and messaged his friends Gill and MacDonald, “ya’ll up for a two-week
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Island Spaw

Island Spaw
Boarding and daycare for pets in O’Leary

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

After studying with Blanche Cormier in Moncton, and working at the O’Leary Vet Clinic for several years, Island Spaw owner Tamara Currie ventured out on her own in 2010.

“My confidence wasn’t there on the business side of it all. But my husband truly believed in the future of my success. With loans, support, training and
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Owning it

Owning it
Profile: Ashley Condon

by Jane Ledwell

It wasn’t Ashley Condon’s plan to launch a full-length album of songs (Can You Hear Me, with many collaborators) and a brewery (Montague’s Copper Bottom Brewing, with her husband Ken Spears) within weeks of each other in one busy fall.

Ashley has found two ways to deal with surprising synchronicities: hard work and relentless planning. “It took six years to
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Kaneshii Vinyl Press

Kaneshii Vinyl Press
Island company takes an artist-first approach

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

A vinyl revival has been taking place in the Western world over the past decade, and the music industry does love a good comeback story. Despite the rise in digital and streaming music platforms such as iTunes and Spotify, consumers are still spending money on vinyl records. Are millennials and nostalgia the
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Perspective

Perspective
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

The story of our winter so far: bare ground, skiff of snow, wind, rain, plus ten, minus fifteen, wind, rain, snow. Stoves and furnaces putting in long hours, working overtime, greedily gobbling up fuel. Frosty air stealing in all night long under shingles and between floorboards, and barging in through doors that open for a single moment. What a time. The Strait
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Some Upcoming Events

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

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

One-act comedies

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

Free Solo

Until November 20
City Cinema PG, language may offend, scary scenes
Dir: Jimmy Chin/Elizabeth Chai Va [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

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 [ ... ]

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]