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Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festi...

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, [ ... ]

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with members age 40 and over. [ ... ]

Forbie

Forbie
Gary MacDougall

On November 28, Retromedia Publishing released its 16th book—Forbie by Gary MacDougall.

Forbie is a book about a boy who dreamed about fire on water and then turned that dream into fire on ice when he joined the National Hockey League. It’s about elations, disappointments, controversial career moments and some “doggone” good opportunities, a very famous mad melee, Forbes Taylor
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Flax Americana

Flax Americana  Dr. Joshua MacFadyen

A new book by Dr. Joshua MacFadyen, an associate professor in the Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program in the Faculty of Arts at UPEI, examines the story of flax, a plant that went in a few decades from a specialty crop to one of the most commercially important farming products in a rapidly industrializing North America. Flax Americana: A History of the Fibre
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Christmas Day on Planet Earth

Christmas Day on Planet Earth
New single with Lennie Gallant and Black Umfolosi

Island singer-songwriter Lennie Gallant, with Black Umfolosi, have released a new single entitled “Christmas Day on Planet Earth.” You can hear this at his upcoming seasonal concerts: December 4 The Spirit of Christmas with Lennie Gallant & Fandango Chorale Ensemble at College of Piping, Summerside; December 14 The Innkeeper’s Christmas Concert
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Video cookbook

Video cookbook

An online video cookbook is being developed by Holland College’s Applied Research Department to encourage individuals with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities to prepare healthy, balanced, and cost-effective meals. The project is being led by Dr. Greg McKenna, a research consultant at Holland College.

The project will engage people with intellectual disabilities in the process by having
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Smart funding

Smart funding
Canada’s Smartest Kitchen at Holland College

Holland College’s food and beverage research and development centre, Canada’s Smartest Kitchen, will receive almost $50,000 to build its capacity in food product development from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

Canada’s Smartest Kitchen is one of 30 Technology Access Centers established by the council across Canada. The
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Bob Jensen and Tony McManus

Bob Jensen and Tony McManus
The Swallowtail

Spoken word poet Bob Jensen has joined forces with Tony McManus to release The Swallowtail for Christmas. McManus, who is touted by many critics as the greatest Celtic guitarist in the world, is originally from Scotland but now resides in Elora, Ontario.

The Swallowtail is a true story. In 2015, Jensen took a frozen spruce into the house to decorate for Christmas and a couple of
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Rick Sparkes + The Enablers

Rick Sparkes + The Enablers
The Trouble with the Light

Summerside musician and writer Rick Sparkes and his band, The Enablers, celebrated the recent release of their new LP, The Trouble with the Light, with an album release show at Evermoore Brewing Co. in Summerside in November.

This is the first full-length album that features Rick Sparkes + The Enablers (Paul Koberinski, lead guitar; Ruth Ann MacMurdo, backing
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Rainbow Valley

Un-Annie Valley

Review by Sean McQuaid 

When is an Anne of Green Gables story not an Anne story? When it’s writer/director Hank Stinson’s entirely Anne-free stage musical adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1919 novel Rainbow Valley

Granted, the novel itself isn’t steeped in Anne content. The fifth of LMM’s books featuring Anne Blythe (née Shirley), Rainbow Valley offers a
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Some Upcoming Events

Fräulein Klarinette

Piano and clarinet recital at UPEI’s Dr. Steel Recital Hall January 26
UPEI UPEI Clarinet Profess [ ... ]

Jack Frost Winterfest at Eastlink Centre

February 15–18
Charlottetown Emmy-Award winning entertainers, Imagination Movers, will bring their [ ... ]

Sequential thinking

Serial arrangements at Confederation Centre Art Gallery Until March 19 The tradition of artists wo [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

Call for entries The 2019 FIN Kids Film Competition Call for Entries is officially open f [ ... ]

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]