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A Course in Miracles

Every Friday evening at 7 pm a group meets for an in depth study and discussion of the text “A Cou [ ... ]

Ostomy Peer Support Group

Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group meets last Tues [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Festival

The Charlottetown Film Festival
Life is a Balancing Act

For the first time, Charlottetown Film Festival is exploring a theme: Life is a Balancing Act. The majority of films that have been selected to screen at City Cinema from October 12 to 14 are explorations of facing life’s challenges, some silly, some sweet but most are deep and some are dark.

“We are still celebrating and showcasing films about Atlantic Canada, by Atlantic
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Music industry in PEI “Turns it up to Eleven”

Prince Edward Island’s music industry has been growing steadily thanks to training, marketing, networking, and export programming offered through Music PEI. From September 24–26, the organization is hosting Showcase PEI 2018, a conference focused on connecting musicians to export and international performance opportunities. The Government of Canada understands the wide reaching economic benefits
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Let’s Talk Memory

“Let’s Talk Memory” is a new campaign to help raise public awareness and challenge the stigma of Alzheimer’s disease.

Beginning September 21 (the seventh-annual World Alzheimer's Day), Islanders can share their story or journey with Alzheimer’s on social media using the hashtag #LetsTalkMemory. Visit alzpei.ca for more information on dementia and to reach out for support.

Alzheimer's disease
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The House of Martin Guerre

Review by Doug Gallant

In what had already been an extraordinary summer for the Charlottetown Festival, the producers of the Festival may well have saved the best for last.

The House of Martin Guerre, presented September 18 as a one-night-only staged concert, was absolutely brilliant, a powerful and emotionally stirring tale of love, loss, deception, betrayal and ultimately of sacrifice, played
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Islanders nominated for Canadian Folk Music Awards

The Canadian Folk Music Awards take place November 30–December 1 in Calgary, Alberta. PEI nominees are: Children’s Album Of The Year nominee Grand tintamarre! Chansons et comptines acadiennes par/by Joseph Edgar, Lisa LeBlanc, Robin-Joël Cool, Wanabi Farmeur, Vishtèn, Caroline Savoie, Édith Butler; Contemporary Singer Of The Year nominees Catherine MacLellan for If It’s Alright With You: The Songs
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FIN Film Fest winners

FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film, media and music from this region and around the world. It’s a festival that turns Halifax into an international mecca for the arts, abuzz with film lovers and filmmakers alike.

After a highly successful 38th year, FIN Atlantic International Film Festival announces its award winners for the event, September
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Shellfish Festival winners

The 2018 Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival has wrapped all signs indicate that attendance was up over previous years. Final numbers will be available soon. Over $26,000 in cash prizes were handed out at a number of competitions over the weekend. 

The competition winners from the 2018 Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival are: 

Motts Clamato Best
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Triple threat

Triple threat
Profile: Emma Fugate

by Jane Ledwell

Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my accounting business, one for my role as president of Film PEI, and one as a partner in Onset Communications, a (film industry equipment) start-up.” 

Side roles as an organizer of Playing with Choir or treasurer of West Kent Home and school, the Charlottetown Film Society, and Women in Film and
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Some Upcoming Events

Wonderland

Cirque Musica Holiday November 15
Eastlink Centre Eastlink Centre has announced the all-new concert [ ... ]

The Ennis Sisters

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

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]