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Speak–Easy Toastmasters

Speak–Easy Toastmasters meet the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:00–8:15 pm a [ ... ]

Leadership Training

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

Moira Ashe: Kindred Spirits

Moira Ashe: Kindred Spirits
Brendon Bertram

You’re never too young to chase your dreams. And award-winning PEI author Brendon Bertram knows this first-hand. His first novel, Moira Ashe: Enemy Within, released earlier this year, debuted to considerable praise winning Bronze in both the Paranormal and Fantasy/Historical categories of the Global eBook Awards. It was described as “captivating…with plenty of attention stealing
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Memoirs of a Boy from PEI, Born in ’38

Memoirs of a Boy from PEI, Born in ’38
Gene Rogerson

Memoirs of a Boy from PEI, Born in ’38, by Gene Rogerson, charts the journeys of a boy from a PEI village, his ventures across this great land, and back again.

Growing up in Crapaud in the forties, the author spent his days fishing, skating on ponds, floating ice cakes, playing hooky from school to go hunting, and getting into mischief. The son of a butter maker, he seemed destined
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Ripples of War—Lloyd's Story

Ripples of War—Lloyd's Story
John Wonnacott

Author John Wonnacott, born and raised in Charlottetown, has released his new book Ripples of War—Lloyd’s Story, a work of historical fiction that tells the true story of a Charlottetown youth who entered the First World War as a 17-year-old gunner in 1915.

Lloyd recalls his boyhood on the Island with idyllic days of trout fishing, swimming and falling in love. He relates his
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Windows to the Past

Windows to the Past
Jackie Trimper

Creating Sea Glass Mosaic Art

Windows to the Past—Creating Sea Glass Mosaic Art is written by Jackie Trimper, author and sea glass artist. Cover photo is by Aggie Gaudet, a Prince Edward Island photographer. This is a self-published coffee table book featuring many photos of sea glass art created by Jackie Trimper. As well, you will find the step by step process Jackie utilizes in
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A World of Islands

The Routledge International Handbook of Island Studies:

Editor Godfrey Baldacchino

Godfrey Baldacchino’s latest edited collection, The Routledge International Handbook of Island Studies: A World of Islands, is now on sale in the UPEI Bookstore in Charlottetown.

Featuring 21 chapters from eminent scholars in the Island Studies field, the 460-page book is a must-have for anyone interested in the
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Epiphany on Route 70

Epiphany on Route 70
Leon Berrouard

Rose Valley poet Leon Berrouard’s newly-published book Epiphany on Route 70 (Red Wheelbarrow Press) isn’t easy to categorize. For example, the opening piece begins as a memoir, which morphs into a short story and then back to memoir.

As a young man the author hitchhiked thousands of miles around the US with an adventurous friend. Years later when that friend was shot and killed in
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Bluefin in San Francisco

John Hopkins was in San Francisco in September to screen his National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentary Bluefin for a Global Climate Change Conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, as organized by the International Ocean Film Festival and sponsored by the Canadian Consulate of San Francisco and Hawaii. A panel discussion after the film about how wildlife in our oceans are being
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Writing workshop by Anne Emery

Writing workshop by Anne Emery

The PEI Writers’ Guild has announced a new writing workshop led by author Anne Emery. The workshop will take place on October 13 in Charlottetown and is focused on villains, specifically, how to write a really good one…or bad one, as the case may be. Entitled Villains: The Characters we Love to Hate, the workshop will lead participants in a day-long workshop, exploring the factors that contribute
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Wonderland

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

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily The Ronald Bloore Conservation Project Until January 13 Inspired by then newly-built C [ ... ]

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]