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Purple Ribbon Pinning Bee

Time to Step Up A pinning bee to prepare ribbons and cards for the 2018-2019 Purple Ribbon Campaign [ ... ]

Music workshops

Canadian composer Christine Donkin This November, the PEI Registered Music Teachers’ Association  [ ... ]

12 Angry Women

Upcoming play reading and auditions 
Play Reading:

On November 19 at 6:30 pm there will be a round-the-table reading of the play 12 Angry Women at Piatto Pizzeria, 45 Queen Street, Charlottetown.

The play will be staged by ACT (a community theatre) in the spring of 2019. It was a hugely popular film and stage production, and then was adapted from "Angry Men" into "Angry Women," which
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Select casting announced

Select casting announced
Mamma Mia! and Kronborg—The Hamlet Rock Musical

Artistic Director Adam Brazier, on behalf of Confederation Centre of the Arts, has announced select casting for The 2019 Charlottetown Festival. Sponsored by CIBC, the Festival includes six productions and runs June 28 to September 28.

Rebecca Poff and Katie Kerr will star as mother and daughter Donna and Sophie in Mamma Mia!, a co-production with
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Forage PEI attempt longest charcuterie

Forage PEI attempt longest charcuterie

Forage PEI hosted the scene for a Guinness World Record-Setting attempt to create the longest charcuterie board in history. The attempt took place October 19, 2018, as part of the 1st Annual Forage Food Symposium in Canada's Food Island.  

Just over three hundred Symposium attendees from across Canada including chefs, farmers, artisan food
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2019 Island Fringe Festival

Now taking applications

The 2019 Island Fringe Festival takes place August 1–4. As always, the Island Fringe is 100% site-specific, matching the unconventional shows that Fringe Festivals are famous for with equally unconventional venues. 

Applications are now open and it's free to apply. Visit islandfringe.com to fill out the Google form. Deadline is January 15, 2019 (6 pm
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Historic photo exhibit

Historic photo exhibit

The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum to create a historic exhibit entitled Picturing A City: We Remember Them, depicting the City of Charlottetown and its citizens during the war.

November 11, 2018 marked 100 years since the armistice that caused fighting to cease in the First World War. City Staff have opened up their archival collections and
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2019 season at Watermark Theatre

Watermark Theatre's Artistic Director Robert Tsonos and General Manager Andrea Surich recently announced their 2019 summer season. 

The season will include the classic farce Boeing Boeing by Marc Camoletti and the Pulitzer Prize winning play Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley. The popular music series Classic Music Reignited returns for its 6th year, and the Watermark Play
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Takin Care of Business

Music PEI re-brands New Business Growth Program 

In 2016 Music PEI launched the New Business Growth Program focused on helping artists to improve business practises and create new revenue opportunities. For 2018-19 the program is being re-branded as Takin Care of Business Program.

The program retains many of the same components and goals but the Eligibility Criteria has been expanded to
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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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Some Upcoming Events

Yr. Obedient Servant

An evening with Samuel Johnson  November 22 | November 24
Watermark Theatre | Haviland Club Th [ ... ]

Mark Critch

November 14
Florence Simmons Performance Hall On November 14 at 7:30 pm, Bookmark, Charlottetown’s [ ... ]

The Ennis Sisters

Newfoundland sisters on the mainstage December 1
Homburg Theatre  On December 1, Sobeys LIVE @ [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

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