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Women Making Waves

Women Making Waves
Filmmakers conference and pitch competition

Women in Film and Television—Atlantic will host this year’s Women Making Wave conference the weekend of March 8 and 9, 2019.

Every year, a contingency of Island filmmakers make their way to Halifax to attend Women Making Waves and join industry representatives from across Atlantic Canada in networking and learning opportunities.

This year, some of the
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PEI director

PEI director
Charlotte Gowdy to direct Crimes of the Heart at Watermark

Watermark Theatre has announced that Charlotte Gowdy will direct Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley in their 2019 summer season.

Born and raised on the Island, Charlotte has been performing, directing and teaching at theatres across Canada and internationally for the past 20 years. She is a graduate of the National Theatre School of
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1919—PEI Soldiers Return from the Great War

1919—PEI Soldiers Return from the Great War
Writers wanted for new Culture Summerside project

1919 could be described as a year of intense mixed emotions on Prince Edward Island. The Armistice that brought an end to the Great War had been signed on November 11, 1918, and the majority of Canadian soldiers who had served in the conflict were coming home.

For some Islanders the news brought great relief that a loved one would return, but it
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ECMA Award nominees unveiled

2019 East Coast Music Award nominees have been announced in 41 categories. There are 32 nominations from Prince Edward Island.

Album of the Year

Classified, Tomorrow Could Be The Day Things Change (producer Luke Boyd); Dylan Menzie, As The Clock Rewinds (producer Adam Gallant); Fortunate Ones, Hold Fast (producer Daniel Ledwell); Paper Lions, At Long Creek II (producer Colin Buchanan); Postdata, Let’s
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Music PEI SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

Music PEI SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Award

Music PEI kicked off the first of the ticketed shows for 2019 Credit Union Music PEI Week on Thursday night in Charlottetown at the SOCAN Songwriter of the Year Concert at St. Paul’s Church. The first Music PEI Award of the week was handed out during a night that also featured breathtaking performances from SOCAN Songwriter of the Year nominees Dennis Ellsworth, Dylan Menzie, Lennie Gallant,
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New location for PEI MFRC

After being closed for most of 2018, the PEI Military Family Resource Centre (PEI MFRC) has re-opened in Summerside in a new location.

The PEI MFRC is now located in the Summerside Presbyterian Church at 130 Victoria Road. Hours of operation are Wednesdays from 8 am–4 pm.

A registered non-for-profit, the PEI MFRC believes that military families play a vital role in the success of Canada’s men and
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Rachel Beck

Rachel Beck
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

Rachel Beck has had an amazing year in music — a cross-country tour, a successful debut album, a chart-topping single, a long list of award nominations, and more.

Beck grew up singing in choirs, playing in school band, and singing harmonies with her sister, Amy, which gradually produced the folk duo The Beck Sisters. In 2013, the duo threw a song into the CBC
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Bogside Brewing

Bogside Brewing
New brewery opens in Montague

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

The town of Montague will have a lot to celebrate in the New Year with the launch of its second brewery. After years of planning and preparation, Bogside Brewing will open its doors providing another great location for Islanders and visitors alike to settle in for a pint of locally brewed beer in a distinctly Island-influenced venue.

The
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New location for PEI MFRC

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