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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 [ ... ]

Nature PEI meeting

Nature PEI’s meeting on December 4 will feature Colin Chapman, botanist and lichenologist wit [ ... ]

Moth Lane Brewing

Moth Lane Brewing
High demand for Eric Wagner’s Prince County beers

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

For Eric Wagner and the whole team at Moth Lane Brewing, this long, hot summer has been a whirlwind. 

The brewery is situated at the end of a long dirt road, overlooking the dunes that stretch along the Western lengths of the North Shore. Moth Lane’s beer is in such high demand this summer that they often have a few
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Summerside pride

Summerside pride
Way Up West

by Jan Cox

Nancy Beth Guptill, owner of Sweet Spot Academy, digital and business consulting, conducted a research project recently for the East Prince Women’s Information Centre. The undertaking had a definite Social Justice component to it, asking does cyber violence exist? Who is targeted, who are the perpetrators?

Surprisingly, Summerside’s LBGT community was the number one victim.
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The VOLUME 18 combination

The VOLUME 18 combination
The New Creative

by Cassandra Bernard

Founders Christina MacLeod, Rachel Peters, Heather MacAulay and Alicia Arsenault recently launched VOLUME 18, a new marketing firm, combining their skills and expertise to bring clients high-end and seamless project management services.

The meaning behind the business name, VOLUME 18, is two-fold, MacLeod, Chief Taskmaster, says. “Starting a new and exciting
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The bridesmaids

Trivia and burgers in Tyne Valley

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

About four years ago I was invited by my boss at the time to join his team for the Prince Edward Island Trivia Championships, the opening event of the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival. 

Forty some-odd teams of up to six set up at tables arranged on the floor of the Tyne Valley rink. There are drinks, snacks and all kinds of
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Métis Mutt

The power of words 

Review by Norah Pendergast

Justice is a basic human need, and for many Canadians, including people of Métis heritage, justice has been illusory since the birth of our nation. 

How does one find meaning in life without justice? Sheldon Elter embodies that quest for meaning in the auto biographical play, Métis Mutt, which demonstrates how claiming public space and
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The Island Summer Review

Rolling in the Isle 

Review by Sean McQuaid 

Your derelict diarist is a fraud, folks. Or I was until last Wednesday, anyway. Here I was masquerading as an alleged quasi-authority on PEI theatre when I’d never seen a Patrick Ledwell show. Feel free to hurl your newspaper across the room in disgust, or just scowl scornfully at your screen if you’re reading this electronically. Maybe shake
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Haunted Georgetown

Ghost Town 

Review by Sean McQuaid 

It’s Thursday night at the historic Kings Playhouse in Georgetown, PEI. An ornate black podium looms above the audience as swirling wisps of fog and the faint strains of eerie music fill the dimly lit air. Eventually, the stage lighting turns blood red as a cloaked, hooded figure appears like the Ghost of Christmas Yet To Come. 

The apparition
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Stories from the Red Dirt Road

Women of Conviction

Review by Doug Gallant

If I’m driving through the country and my eyes fall on an abandoned house or a farm that has long since fallen into disarray I can’t help but wonder who might have lived there.

What kind of lives did they lead?

Was it place where people lived full, happy lives, a place where music and laughter were heard, or one where sadness dwelled and life was just a
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Some Upcoming Events

Together Again

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

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, $10, or visit Eventbrite.ca for advanc [ ... ]

Sirens season

Women’s choral ensemble announces concerts for 2018–19 Select dates
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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 [ ... ]