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Leading by Example

Leading by Example
Roy Dyment builds sculpture to showcase youth project art

by Sue Gallant

Bideford in Prince County, is the location for an exciting new piece of visual art entitled "Youth in Motion"-or "Cultural Revolution"-whichever you prefer. The artist responsible for the ten feet tall by three and a half feet wide, eye-catching sculpture, doesn't mind which. Roy Dyment (right) of Northam built it to showcase
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Bluegrass Jubilee

Country Prose
by Charlie Hansen

Autumn is solidly entrenched on the Island and along with it comes long evenings when we say, "what ever will I do this evening". If you're looking for something to do on November 4 take a trip to the Harbourfront Jubilee Theatre in Summerside and take in the Bluegrass Jubilee. The event has been staged for a number of years and it keeps getting better each year.

This
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"O Canada"

The PEI registered Music Teachers' Association celebrates Canada Music Week

by Annette Campbell

Mark it on your calendars now-this year Canada Music Week™ is November 19-26. Why should you remember? Because if Canadians won't support Canadian music, who will?

That's what the founders of Canada Music Week™ thought in 1961, when they began the annual tradition. They wanted to introduce contemporary
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Come Blow Your Horn

Kelda Lawlor returns home to PEI to perform with the PEI Symphony

by Annette Campbell

It may not seem like a big deal to some, but to musicians, it's the world-a chance to perform as a soloist with a symphony orchestra. Island-born Kelda Lawlor is going to get that chance on November 26, when she appears with the PEI Symphony Orchestra in their "It's Almost Christmas" concert.

This accomplishment
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Wooly Business


Eastender

by Ivy Wigmore

In 1978, John and Carol MacLeod took up sheep farming on the land where they had settled the previous year. On 525 acres straddling the Valleyfield Road, the MacLeod's farm has been in the family since John's great-grandfather bought it from a representative of Queen Victoria in 1860. Before very long, the MacLeods learned to tan the lambskins taken from locally marketed
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Recycling: The Art of Not Retiring


Recycling: The Art of Not Retiring

Profile: Con Zaat

by Jane Ledwell

Con Zaat claims not to be retired. He admits to receiving a pension, but he says he sees himself as "recycled" rather than retired. This year, Con is quietly marking his 50th year as an active, career musician. In 1950, he began playing clarinet and keyboards with bands in the Netherlands. Nine years in Canadian Army Military Band followed and led him to Canada,
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Who Wants to be a Rich Poet?

A Cultural Life
by Joseph Sherman

This was going to be about how I spent my summer vacation, but something's come up.

In fact, PEI's hyperactive poets are implicated by the recent news that one Scott Griffin, a "Toronto-based industrialist and philanthropist," has established the two-pronged Griffin Poetry Prize, worth C$80,000; surely one of the richest literary trophies anywhere, certainly for
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Waiting to be Told


PEI Storytelling Festival 2000

by Ivy Wigmore

Long ago, in a place like this (and places quite different), places nearby and places far away, in a time before video, before the internet, even before books and magazines, there was storytelling. The oral tradition was humanity's earliest means of passing on stories across the ages, preserving the memories of deeds and events, and the people at the
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