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Festive Wreath Contest

Friends of Confederation Centre Festive Wreath Exhibition is on view in the foyer of Confederation C [ ... ]

Transportation input

The PEI government is seeking input from Islanders to help develop an action plan that will shape fu [ ... ]

Served with love

Served with love
Christmas dinner at St. Anthony’s in Woodstock

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

Preston and Helen Murphy had an idea kicking around for several years. They wanted to put on a Christmas day dinner. Preston said, “Christmas day was always hard for me. I thought it might be hard for others too.” His wife Helen joined in, “After the kids left the nest, it was time to try it.”

That was eight years ago. The annual
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Stout season

Stout season
The Brew

by Bryan Carver

During the winter months as the days grow shorter and the weather cools, beer lovers often reach for the comfort of darker beers. The brewers of Prince Edward Island have been busy preparing a variety of stouts all which are perfectly suited to be enjoyed with friends and family over the holidays.

A favourite with many Island beer drinkers, Barnone’s ‘La Vaca Loca’ is the
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Rainbow Valley

Un-Annie Valley

Review by Sean McQuaid 

When is an Anne of Green Gables story not an Anne story? When it’s writer/director Hank Stinson’s entirely Anne-free stage musical adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1919 novel Rainbow Valley

Granted, the novel itself isn’t steeped in Anne content. The fifth of LMM’s books featuring Anne Blythe (née Shirley), Rainbow Valley offers a
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Mary’s Wedding

Dream Couple

Review by Sean McQuaid 

Dreams don’t always make sense. Take it from a guy who once spent most of a dream in a sing-along stock car rally teamed with Ray Charles and Anne Shirley (Ray was driving, naturally); but logical or not, true or not, dreams are often emotionally powerful. Sentimental and surreal, dream-spun drama Mary’s Wedding channels that power in spades. 

Penned
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Our little whale

Our little whale
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

You never know how a day is going to unfold. You think you do, but you don’t.

One morning after a heavy rain we went to the woods to see if a new crop of chanterelles had appeared. Sure enough, dozens of golden Cantharellus cibarius were proudly pushing their way up through the mossy forest floor. All perfectly clean, no slugs lurking underneath. Yay! Snip snip
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Life in the cove

Life in the cove
Profile: JoDee Samuelson

by Jane Ledwell

“Would you like a column about living in the country?” JoDee Samuelson asked The Buzz in 2010. Since her first “Cove Journal” column in October 2010, the award-winning maker of animated films has captured the movement of rural PEI in monthly stills. This month, the collected articles and accompanying illustrations will be published as a book by Island
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Etsy anniversary

Etsy anniversary
Etsy Markets in PEI celebrate five years

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

This fall Etsy Team PEI celebrates five years of hosting markets. Suzanne Scott, Team Captain of Etsy Team PEI and owner of Village Pottery and Potter’s Parlour, says having the markets locally has created awareness towards Etsy (a global marketplace for buying and selling handmade products) as well as providing
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East Pointing

East Pointing
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

It took me a while to discover the beauty of East Point, the northeast tip of Prince Edward Island that juts into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The province has so many exquisite vistas and lighthouses, and East Point always seemed like a long drive. But as my passion for birding grew, and I followed the reports of other birders, I regularly noticed interesting
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Some Upcoming Events

Songs for a Winter Night

Shane and Michael Pendergast at Moth Lane Brewery December 21
Moth Lane Brewery  Moth Lane Bre [ ... ]

An Improvised Christmas Carol

December 13 & 20
The Guild ACT (a community theatre) presents An Improvised Christmas Carol at T [ ... ]

Can You Ever Forgive Me

December 26–January 3
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, substance abuse
Dir: Marielle Heller, US, 1 [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

9th UPEI Chancellor

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

18th Music PEI Week and Awards

Credit Unions of PEI returns as sponsor for events in January Music PEI has announced the return of [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: J. J. Steinfeld

Curated by Deirdre Kessler There Are Questions I Would Like to Ask How can you imagine gunfire and [ ... ]