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Jubilee Faces Future

by C.J. Veach

The Jubilee Theatre at the Wyatt Centre in Summerside is entering the millennium with new faces and new direction. One of those faces is facility manager, Nicole Phillips. Hired in March, Phillips has worked hard to get the word out that Jubilee Theatre offers a wide range of uses.

"I think there's been a perception that we're strictly a professional facility. Certainly we are a
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PEI Printmakers Exchange with Japanese Artists

by Sue Gallant

Approximately twenty pieces of Island artwork which formed part of a six-day international art exhibition held in Osaka, Japan, last month, are now winging their way back to PEI.

The pieces, all large prints, were created by members of the Printmakers Council of P.E.I. The group is based at the Arts Guild in Charlottetown. The work was requested by members of the Private Art School
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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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Keeping the Beat

Keeping the Beat
Profile: 
Alan Dowling

by Jane Ledwell

Whether you realize it or not, chances are good that you have heard drummer and percussionist Alan Dowling play this week. Almost 46,000 Islanders hear Alan's drumset on any given weeknight in the new theme music for CBC's Compass. From being an eager Island kid who used to follow parade drummers down the street, Alan has developed into one of the Island's
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