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Smile Cookie™

Tim Hortons annual Smile Cookie™ campaign returns from September 17–23, supporting local ch [ ... ]

VFC Innovation Jam

Venture for Canada’s Innovation Jam is a chance to build new skills and networks, and demonstrate  [ ... ]

Great Garden of the Gulf opens

Great Garden of the Gulf opens

by Treva McNally

Two weeks before The Garden of the Gulf Juried Exhibition opened, I went to the Confederation Centre to see the more than 150 pieces of art submitted for judging. My knowledge of art is limited, but I decided to pick out thirty pieces and compare them to the thirty selected by the judges. There was an incredible variety to choose from: woodworking, rug hooking,

Western Releases

Western Releases

Country Prose
by Charlie Hansen

This month we have lots of things to talk about with the ECMAs just over and more new albums hitting the street the country/bluegrass music sector is alive and well.

First I'd like to congratulate all the Island ECMA winners on a job very well done. In particular congratulations go to Rik Barron for his award as children's entertainer of the year. That award is long

Long Live the ECMAs

by Maureen McTague

Every year, for the past eleven, the East Coast Music Awards and Conference has united music-industry professionals and enthusiasts together to celebrate and promote artists and talent from Canada's East Coast. Talk about mixing business with pleasure, this year's event in Sydney, NS, was stellar, as usual, and artists from our quiet little Island created a rather loud buzz

Bring Back the Trains

Bring Back the Trains

by Sue Gallant

Island author Allan Graham seeks PEI Railway Memorabilia Do you have any old photographs, stories, or memorabilia tucked away, in connection with the former Prince Edward Island railway? If so, Island author and railway enthusiast Allan Graham of Alberton, would love to hear from you. Graham is currently putting together a pictorial history to commemorate the 125th anniversary of

For Everyone to Hear

by Andrea Ledwell

Cheryl Landry has a lot to think about these days. As a graduating clarinet major in the UPEI music department she is preparing for her senior recital. This is a prestigious opportunity the department offers to its best students in their junior and senior years.

Cheryl is also getting prepared to continue studies in music and exploring the options available to her following

Virtual Studios

Virtual Studios

by Dave Gould

Buying your first musical instrument is a big move. Deciding to go to university is also a big move. How about making the decision to leave a secure job in order to pursue a dream that you knew deep down could come true? That's the big move that Perry Williams made five years ago.

Perry was an Eastern School Board music/band and computer teacher for 10 years when he walked into the

Happy Outside

Happy Outside

Profile: Bert Tersteeg

by Jane Ledwell

Music's not something you grow out of. That's the message that musician, composer, and music educator Bert Tersteeg occasionally brings to elementary schools when he performs as part of a duo. But if music is hard to grow out of, it's even harder to retire from. Though you'll no longer find Bert Tersteeg at the front of the classroom at the University, where

A Play in Progress

Shameless Hussies

Review by Sean McQuaid

Shameless Hussies isn't a play-not yet, anyway. It is, however, a play-in-progress, and January 14 saw a relatively early draft of the script presented at the Arts Guild in a staged reading, one of the latest in a series of Playwright's Cabaret presentations produced by TheatrePEI.

If I can slip into first person for a moment, I may as well be open about

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October 26–November 1
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, violence, disturbing content
Dir: Spik [ ... ]

The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle

November 3
Delta Prince Edward The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle, presenting Maritime legends and  [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

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