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Island Nature Trust AGM

Island Nature Trust will hold its Annual General Meeting on September 26 beginning at 7 pm in the Ca [ ... ]

Birding classic

Bennett Fall Birding Classic returns on September 29 Each autumn for the last 23 years, Island Natu [ ... ]

Sharp and Natural

Sharp and Natural
2 Pianos, 4 Hands

Review by Treva McNally

When 2 Pianos, 4 Hands was in Charlottetown for a short time in 1997 starring its creators, Ted Dykstra and Richard Greenblatt, I was unable to go and listened enviously to others rave about it. I really wanted to see it as I had taken piano lessons for many years, so when it was scheduled to be at the Mackenzie Theatre in the summer of 2001, I made sure I
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Spirits at Play


A Musical Tribute to L. M. Montgomery

Review by Hilary Prince

Hank Stinson, playwright and composer, and Heidi Jury-Giles, on piano and keyboard, present A Musical Tribute to L.M. Montgomery at Orwell Corner where there is absolutely no doubt Lucy Maud's spirit is alive and well, inspiring and nourishing the amazingly fruitful creativity of so many who live on her beloved Island.

After invoking
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The Lost Accord


The Dal Segno Trio: Picasso in Paris

Review by Joseph Sherman

The premise behind Picasso in Paris, presented by New York's Dal Segno Trio (Mescal Wilson, piano; John Kneiling, cello; Stanley Hoffman, violin) is academic, at the undergrad level: if hindsight peepshows an early 20th century Paris beating with the Famous Spaniard's changeable heart, then why not showcase some of the `classical' music
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Applied Poetry

Judith Scherer's "Something White" and "Point-Virgule"

Review by Shauna McCabe

On June 23, Judith Scherer presented the premiere of her dance-sound installation "Something White" and a second piece "Point-Virgule" at the Carrefour Theatre, in advance of her contemporary solo dance performance of the works at Dresden Dance week in the Festspielhaus Hellerau in Germany this July. In Prince Edward
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A Very Special Episode

Garret

Review by Sean McQuaid

Ever see commercials for a "very special episode" of a television comedy or drama program? This sort of pitch often heralds a story designed to emotionally address a controversial, painful or topical issue-drug abuse, sexual orientation, suicide or some such thing. Something calculated to push our buttons, engage our sympathies, maybe teach us a lesson.

Garret, staged
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No Weird Ingredients

No Weird Ingredients
Nan Ferrier publishes a limited edition cook book with a difference

by Sue Gallant

Ever longed for a no-nonsense Canadian cookbook containing recipes void of those weird ingredients you can never find in stores? Just such a cookbook has recently been written and published on PEI. Supplies, however, are limited. The author wrote the book as a family heirloom and less than 50 copies remain. The
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Flavour of the Month: Hot Peppers

It might still be cold outside, but the heat's turning up in the kitchen

by Bonnie Caldwell

Have you noticed those unusual-looking peppers in the produce section? Have you stared at them and wondered what should I do with them? They range in colour and size from green to red, small to large, pointed to round. But that's not all-look down the aisle and you see bags of dried chilies. Help, what's a
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Good Things Come in Threes


Theatre New Brunswick productions at the Jubilee Theatre

Review by Sean McQuaid

Three girls and three guys. Sounds like the latest uninspired TV sitcom, or maybe the roster for an especially unambitious orgy. In actuality, though, it's a lazy reviewer's shorthand for the casts of Theatre New Brunswick's two latest touring productions: The Attic, The Pearls & Three Fine Girls and The Drawer
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Some Upcoming Events

Louise Mould exhibit

Until September 21
Robertson Library, UPEI Sailing to the Shores of Generosity: an Exhibit by L [ ... ]

George Canyon tour comes to S’side

November 3
Harbourfront Theatre Canadian country star George Canyon is taking his new album, Southsi [ ... ]

ACT to present Rainbow Valley—An Island ...

November 8–10 & 15–17
The Guild ACT (a community theatre) has announced a family musical, Ra [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]