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Leadership Training

Holland College is offering a leadership training program for board members and staff of not-for-pro [ ... ]

Bones, Broths, And Braising

PEI Certified Organic Producers Cooperative, in collaboration with Brad Doiron, whole animal butcher [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child Welfare Conference

Young Company headed to National Child Welfare Conference

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that saw two troupes crisscross the country, the 2018 company has been invited to perform at the Future of Child Welfare in Canada: National Child Welfare Conference 2018, October 23 to 26 in Calgary, Alberta.

The conference is a Canadian first that brings together the Provincial and Territorial Directors
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Acadian showman

Acadian showman
Profile: Christian Gallant

by Jane Ledwell

Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at this year’s closing show of the Acadian Festival, creating a lot of work for the show’s artistic director, Christian Gallant, charged with keeping tabs on them all. As a contract event organizer, stage manager, proposal writer, communications and marketing expert, and social media voice, you could say
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October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabilities Awareness Month.

A Learning Disability is a disorder that affects how someone understands and uses information. It can impact their ability to learn, speech and language development, and coordination.

October is dedicated to ending the stigma surrounding learning disabilities and helping those
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The same mistakes

The same mistakes
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

When I’m teaching the UPEI course on ecological forestry, I begin the section on Biological Diversity with a lovely picture of a lion. I use the image to get the students thinking about what diversity actually means. At the most ridiculous end of the spectrum is the idea of a zoo. Having more species in one place has little to do with a healthy, diverse
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The St. Lawrence

The St. Lawrence
The Cove Journal

by JoDee Samuelson

We lean against the rails as the Island slips by. Souris, Little Harbour, Basin Head, South Lake, East Point Lighthouse… until the Hermanville wind turbines sink below the horizon and we are alone with our ferry and the open sea.

We are en route to Montréal, by water. First north to the Magdalen Islands/les Îles de la Madeleine; change ships and head west to the
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Ballades—un projet père et fille, volume 1

Ballades—un projet père et fille, volume 1
Adrienne Gallant

The launch of the CD Ballades, un projet père et fille, volume 1, on which Adrienne Gallant sings the songs of her father, Paul Daniel Gallant, author of Les Gars de Mont-Carmel, will take place October 27 in Chéticamp, NS and on October 28 in Summerside, PEI.

The idea for this project was born after the performance of Adrienne Gallant during the closing show of the Agricultural
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World of Opportunity

World of Opportunity
Graeme Zinck

Singer-songwriter Graeme Zinck has released his debut original album World of Opportunity on music stores and streaming platforms.

World of Opportunity explores the nature of friendships and romance, following one relationship from its magical beginning to its heartbreaking end. Graeme’s experience in Charlottetown’s musical theatre scene is evident throughout: each song is a
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Tremors

Tremors
Andrew Waite

In early 2017, Andrew Waite decided to craft a new record. The album feels like it has been a long time coming, though the award-winning Burning Through the Night was only released two years prior. With Jon Matthews (The Sound Mill) on board to engineer and Bruce Rooney (Coyote, Adyn Townes) co-producing, the FACTOR-funded project began tracking that spring and is now, over a year
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Some Upcoming Events

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

Light Up the Dark

Confederation Centre holiday show December 14
Homburg Theatre Confederation Centre carries a long t [ ... ]

Yr. Obedient Servant

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

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  [ ... ]