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Fall workshops: PEI Crafts Council

The PEI Crafts Council presents fall workshops at their new location at 98 Water St, Charlottetown:  [ ... ]

Mental Health First Aid

Adult course offered in French The PEI French Health Network and the Centre Belle-Alliance announce [ ... ]

Holiday Fairytales

by Andrea Ledwell

Every Christmas season, the PEI Symphony sets aside the usual seriousness of orchestral repertoire and puts together a concert program that is intended to be fun and entertaining for the young and young at heart.

This year in its Family Holiday concert on December 12, the PEISO will be exploring the land of fairytales through music and dance. The eclectic concert program which
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Visible Memory

by Shauna McCabe

They are all over: cues as to how to see the landscape. Monuments and cairns, historic plaques, interpretive signs-all try to draw out the trace histories that lie along the furrows and roads of this Island.

Farmlands Trail.

It is a given that places themselves, our physical surroundings, affect experience. But our experience is also shaped by the way places are framed, the words
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Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson

Luther

by Stahl MacIntyre

You've played with luminaries of the blues; late greats like Magic Sam and Muddy Waters. What was it like, and what did you learn from them?


Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson: That was back in the 60s. I was little Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson. I had a bit of fun, you know, play the blues, drinkin' whiskey. With Muddy, it was great, you know. I travelled with Muddy, you know,
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Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson

Luther

by Stahl MacIntyre

You've played with luminaries of the blues; late greats like Magic Sam and Muddy Waters. What was it like, and what did you learn from them?


Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson: That was back in the 60s. I was little Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson. I had a bit of fun, you know, play the blues, drinkin' whiskey. With Muddy, it was great, you know. I travelled with Muddy, you know,
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National Pride


National Pride

Profile: Terry Graff

by Jane Ledwell

What distinguishes Terry Graff as director of the Confederation Centre Art Gallery and Museum (CCAGM) and what makes him good at his job, is that he is so utterly unembarrassed to think of the Centre as a national cultural institution. Too often, Islanders subconsciously accept an attitude that slyly insinuates that institutions of national importance, by
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A Greenmount Boy Grows Up


A Greenmount Boy Grows Up

Profile: David Weale

by Jane Ledwell

Everything in UPEI history professor David Weale's office is Y2K compliant-no sign of an appliance with a microchip of any kind. Before we talk, he copies out lines from his new one-man-show, Greenmount Boy, in long-hand on lined paper. But microchips or no microchips, David Weale has caught a different kind of millennium bug, because he's writing about the
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Adventures in Progress


Adventures in Progress

Profile: Elaine Hammond

by Jane Ledwell

As a novelist who writes primarily for young audiences, Elaine Breault Hammond has a chance to inspire many budding writers. On a book tour across Canada, she had a chance to compare notes with a classroom full of six-year-olds who had just finished writing their own book and were busy illustrating it. When it came time to ask questions, one young author
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Growing Things

Growing Things
Profile: 
Laurie Brinklow

by Jane Ledwell

The best way to organize an interview with Laurie Brinklow is to schedule it to coincide with another of her tasks.

In a busy week, Laurie's schedule includes her job as publishing coordinator at the Institute of Island Studies; free-lance editing projects; swimming; rehearsals for two choirs; meetings with an eating group, a book club, and a folk music
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Some Upcoming Events

Projections on the Plaza

Until September 29
Confederation Centre Plaza The public is invited to enjoy two outdoor film screen [ ... ]

BlacKkKlansman

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

Colette

October 15–25
City Cinema rating tba
Dir: Wash Westmoreland, UK, 111 min. Keira Knightley, Dominic  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]