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ACORN 2018 Conference

The 2018 Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network’s (ACORN) conference is being hosted in Charlo [ ... ]

GivingTuesday

The City of Charlottetown is participating in GivingTuesday by providing an additional drop off loca [ ... ]

Forging ahead

Eric and Dianne Schurman of Malpeque Fine Iron

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

When you enter the grounds of Malpeque Fine Iron Products, you enter a whole other world. You expect the creatures that greet you to start talking. This article cannot do justice to the wow factor of the experience.

Eric and Dianne Schurman are about to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Malpeque Fine Iron Products. Dianne can’t
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A gift of Island poetry: Richard Lemm

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

Poems Should 

stain your tongue
    like pomegranates’ crimson
hearts, sacrifice to the countless
    gods no one remembers
sit in the back of MBA classes
    humming “Love for Sale”

show up stoned on magic
    mushrooms at scientific
conferences on consciousness, check into
    rehab for bleeding
heart syndrome, transfuse
 
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We hear the sea

We hear the sea
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

The sea roared all night, the rain pounded down, and in the morning the shore was strewn with broken crab bodies, flecks of foam, stranded jellyfish, and seaweed tips of brown algae fucus serratus. A cormorant lay dead in the sand, its fluorescent orange hooked upper mandible (beak) clamped perfectly closed over its bottom mandible, its sand-filled eyes staring
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Great Scot!

Full of pride

Review by Norah Pendergast 

Written, directed, choreographed by 
Sheila O’Brien

Performed by
Brad Simkulet, Miloš Simkulet, and Eric Pidgeon.

Live band
Director Peter Gallant, Christine Gallant, Max Gallant and fiddler, Gilbert Arsenault. Faculty and students of the College of Piping, Head Piper, James MacHattie, Dance Instructors, Samantha MacKay and Daniel Carr

The Story
Led
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Milkweed for Monarchs

Milkweed for Monarchs
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

There is a buzz around pollinators these days. We’re hearing about them as never before, whether we care about honeybees, Monarch butterflies, or the hundreds of other pollinators that are important contributors to environmental health. Concerns over neonicotinoids, an insecticide used on many PEI crops, are all over the news as scientists document the damage
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Part of the show

Audience participation at the Feast Dinner Theatre

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Maintaining composure can be difficult for a performer at the best of times. Being on stage is tough. It requires incredible concentration to deliver a good performance and something as small as the ding of a cell phone can disrupt an artist’s focus. We’ve all peered around to see who’s ringing so we can give
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My Stompin’ Grounds—A Stompin' Tom Story

Ketchup loves potatoes

Review by Jan Cox

Performers
Chad Matthews (Tom Connors), Alyssa Harper (Sam Doyle), Paul Shea (Bernadine Doyle), Helen LeClair (Eileen Doyle), Brayden McGuigan (Hubey Keefe)

Directed by
Cheryl Doucette

Written by
Erin Dunn Keefe

The show
The show begins with the final song from Stompin’ Tom at a Prince Edward Island concert. We move to a house party in Skinner’s Pond that was
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Veg it Up #3

Veg it Up #3
All-vegan food event returns in September

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Veg PEI will be back this September with their third annual Veg it Up all-vegan food event taking place across the province.

In 2016 Veg PEI hosted their first ever Veg it Up event, an Island-wide initiative where local restaurants create fully vegan dishes to have as a special on their menu for the duration of the
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Events Calendar

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Some Upcoming Events

One-act comedies

Rob MacDonald presents four of his plays in November The Guild Island audiences are familiar with  [ ... ]

Free Solo

Until November 20
City Cinema PG, language may offend, scary scenes
Dir: Jimmy Chin/Elizabeth Chai Va [ ... ]

Wintertide Holiday Festival

November 24 & 25
Charlottetown Wintertide Holiday Festival begins November 23 with a Wintertide  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]