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Montague mental health clinic

A new mental health walk-in clinic in Montague at the Community Mental Health Office (126 Douses Rd) [ ... ]

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

Call for entries The 2019 FIN Kids Film Competition Call for Entries is officially open f [ ... ]

Lighthouse Willie

Lighthouse Willie
West Point Lighthouse is a spooky place

Paranormal by Ivy Wigmore

The West Point lighthouse boasts a number of distinctions. The tallest lighthouse on PEI, it’s a designated heritage site became the first working lighthouse to operate as an inn in 1987. It may be best known for another claim to fame, though. In 2017, Google Street View identified West Point lighthouse as one of the 10 spookiest
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Farmhouse ale

Farmhouse ale
Upstreet’s De Novo available in limited release

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

Every summer, Upstreet Craft Brewing celebrates their anniversary by hosting a couple of highly anticipated events; a lively block party to thank and celebrate with their loyal following and the annual limited release of their popular bottle conditioned farmhouse ale, De Novo.

A farmhouse ale can be brewed in many different
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A passion for cinema

A passion for cinema
Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema

by Dave Stewart

Anyone checking out City Cinema’s schedule over the last few months has probably noticed the presence of more and more classic films. It’s an opportunity for all of us to expand our viewing experience and knowledge, and to see some of our favourites on a large screen with an engaged audience. And it’s all because of Laurent
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A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

Things My Buddy Said

Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
like you wouldn’t believe. Like you never seen.
One time I got out of the car. I was 15, 16

and I was with my father. It was hot, man.
A hot summer. We were at the grocery store,
in the parking lot and this guy cut us off

and I went over and hauled him out and just
hammered him. Got back in the car and my
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The House of Martin Guerre

Review by Doug Gallant

In what had already been an extraordinary summer for the Charlottetown Festival, the producers of the Festival may well have saved the best for last.

The House of Martin Guerre, presented September 18 as a one-night-only staged concert, was absolutely brilliant, a powerful and emotionally stirring tale of love, loss, deception, betrayal and ultimately of sacrifice, played
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Triple threat

Triple threat
Profile: Emma Fugate

by Jane Ledwell

Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my accounting business, one for my role as president of Film PEI, and one as a partner in Onset Communications, a (film industry equipment) start-up.” 

Side roles as an organizer of Playing with Choir or treasurer of West Kent Home and school, the Charlottetown Film Society, and Women in Film and
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A gift of Island poetry: David Helwig

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

WAKING

Morning light, and in soft
strokes of oil pastel,
rose, coral, summer wheat,
a face quiet among the ruffles
of crumpled bedding,
eyelashes of your shut eyes,

as my wakened nerves stir
morning into meaning
by all such secular mandalas,
the new occasions of weather,
abrupt particulars, the shock
of scalding coffee,

each day sure to grow
sleek and gargantuan
with its excessive
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Island fall colours

Island fall colours
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

One of the highlights of autumn in the Maritimes is the wondrous colours of many of our native trees and shrubs. 

We often think of New England as the place to be for fall colours. Or Cape Breton, where autumnal beauty and Celtic music have been combined into a very exciting Celtic Colours tourist event that draws musicians and visitors from near and far.

But
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Some Upcoming Events

Roma

January 25–28
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, nudity, mature subject matter
Dir: Alfonso Cuarón, [ ... ]

Gadfly crew

Urban roots dance January 31
Homburg Theatre Gadfly is an eclectic urban dance crew that is steppin [ ... ]

Rolston String Quartet

February 21
The Mack The Rolston String Quartet is bringing a storm of classical music to The Mack t [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]