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The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

It’s been a long dry summer. Leaves are crispy and brown around the edges, slugs have gone into hiding, and mice are moving into basements to sip droplets of condensation from water pipes. 

Summer cottages at the Cove feel more like saunas than places of retreat. Then lately we’ve had nasty thunderstorms that remind us of the power of riotous unbridled
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Meet Sara Austin

Meet Sara Austin
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

You might recognize Sara Austin’s catchy number, “I’d Like To,” from Hop Yard’s vinyl compilation The Taproom Anthology, which features 11 other local artists and bands. 

Sara had been recording with Colin Buchanan at The Hill Sound Studios when he was asked if he could suggest any great artists for the compilation, and he said Sara Austin.

Sara is
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Moth Lane Brewing

Moth Lane Brewing
High demand for Eric Wagner’s Prince County beers

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

For Eric Wagner and the whole team at Moth Lane Brewing, this long, hot summer has been a whirlwind. 

The brewery is situated at the end of a long dirt road, overlooking the dunes that stretch along the Western lengths of the North Shore. Moth Lane’s beer is in such high demand this summer that they often have a few
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Summerside pride

Summerside pride
Way Up West

by Jan Cox

Nancy Beth Guptill, owner of Sweet Spot Academy, digital and business consulting, conducted a research project recently for the East Prince Women’s Information Centre. The undertaking had a definite Social Justice component to it, asking does cyber violence exist? Who is targeted, who are the perpetrators?

Surprisingly, Summerside’s LBGT community was the number one victim.
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The VOLUME 18 combination

The VOLUME 18 combination
The New Creative

by Cassandra Bernard

Founders Christina MacLeod, Rachel Peters, Heather MacAulay and Alicia Arsenault recently launched VOLUME 18, a new marketing firm, combining their skills and expertise to bring clients high-end and seamless project management services.

The meaning behind the business name, VOLUME 18, is two-fold, MacLeod, Chief Taskmaster, says. “Starting a new and exciting
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The bridesmaids

Trivia and burgers in Tyne Valley

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

About four years ago I was invited by my boss at the time to join his team for the Prince Edward Island Trivia Championships, the opening event of the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival. 

Forty some-odd teams of up to six set up at tables arranged on the floor of the Tyne Valley rink. There are drinks, snacks and all kinds of
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Métis Mutt

The power of words 

Review by Norah Pendergast

Justice is a basic human need, and for many Canadians, including people of Métis heritage, justice has been illusory since the birth of our nation. 

How does one find meaning in life without justice? Sheldon Elter embodies that quest for meaning in the auto biographical play, Métis Mutt, which demonstrates how claiming public space and
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The Island Summer Review

Rolling in the Isle 

Review by Sean McQuaid 

Your derelict diarist is a fraud, folks. Or I was until last Wednesday, anyway. Here I was masquerading as an alleged quasi-authority on PEI theatre when I’d never seen a Patrick Ledwell show. Feel free to hurl your newspaper across the room in disgust, or just scowl scornfully at your screen if you’re reading this electronically. Maybe shake
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