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Call for Submissions

32nd Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards The PEI Writers’ Guild is accepting submissions for  [ ... ]

Volunteer to do tax returns

Volunteers are needed at a free tax clinic to complete tax returns for eligible people in your commu [ ... ]

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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New for next year

New for next year
Boeing Boeing and Crimes of the Heart

Watermark Theatre’s Artistic Director Robert Tsonos, and General Manager Andrea Surich have announced the 2019 Summer Season.

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

Sirens season
Women’s choral ensemble announces concerts for 2018–19

Sirens is a women’s choral ensemble from Charlottetown, under the artistic direction of Kelsea McLean.

The ensemble begins its 2018-19 season with a concert that reflects on the fragility of our planet and the responsibility we have to one another in “a part of me and you.” This concert will be presented in collaboration with the Mi’kmaq
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Feast Dinner Theatre: Rallying support

Feast Dinner Theatre: Rallying support
The Brave and Broken “If I Take My Life” campaign 

Dennis MacKenzie, 34, is the founder of the non-profit organization called Brave and Broken, which is a support group that helps all veterans, their families and caregivers open up about any mental illness or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) they may be struggling with.

A campaign was recently released by MacKenzie and members of Brave
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Some Upcoming Events

Fräulein Klarinette

Piano and clarinet recital at UPEI’s Dr. Steel Recital Hall January 26
UPEI UPEI Clarinet Profess [ ... ]

PEI Symphony Orchestra

Guest conductor Dina Gilbert will lead  February 24
Zion Church  The PEI Symphony Or [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, $7, or visit Eventbrite.ca for advance [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

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

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, [ ... ]