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Age-Friendly Communities

The City of Summerside Age-friendly Cities Committee (AFCC) is building a 20-member team of senior m [ ... ]

ALPHA sessions

Explore life, faith and meaning in an open and safe environment. ALPHA is a series of interactive se [ ... ]

Nine Miles to Heaven

Nine Miles to Heaven
New CD from Blair Doucette

Country Prose
by Charlie Hansen

For many years Blair Doucette has been a singer and a songwriter whether it be here on PEI or in Alberta where he spent a number of years. Blair has been a fan of country and folk music and has recently gone into the studio to record a CD of material that he has written over the years.

Some of this material has been recorded before on a
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Stan Carew Concert

Stan Carew Concert
Fundraising tour features The Magpies and Matt Gill

CBC host, Stan Carew and his band The Magpies are coming to The Guild in Charlottetown for an afternoon performance.

Stan Carew is the host of Weekend Morning, the highest rated program on the entire CBC network, broadcast each weekend on CBC Radio One. He has been a musician and actor for more than 30 years for radio, television and various
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String Theory

String Theory
Juan Martín brings his ensemble to the Carrefour

by Sean McQuaid

Guitarist Juan Martín is more than just a set of nimble fingers. Specializing in his native Spain’s traditional Flamenco, he has studied the roots of that music extensively and brings them to life for modern audiences through his composing, writing, recording and performing.

Flamenco’s unofficial international ambassador is now
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Uzume Taiko

Uzume Taiko
Japanese drumming

Taiko, a Japanese drumming art, comes to the Homburg Theatre when Live @ the Centre! presents Uzume Taiko. Taiko means, “drum” in Japanese and “Uzume” is the Japanese Goddess of Laughter. Uzume Taiko have created a unique brand of West Coast Canadian taiko drumming style, with its synthesis of music, movement and theatre.

Using a diverse collection of percussive and melodic
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Better Late Than Never

Better Late Than Never
The Sidewalks

The Sidewalks have defined their own genre of “Skalternative Rock” which is a new take on ska with some fairly obvious rock, pop, blues, and jazz influences.  Their new 7 track EP, Better Late Than Never, recorded, mixed, and mastered at Big Grey Sound Studios with Jon Matthews, was released on September 11 at Baba’s Lounge.

The pace is set with “Ready, Set, Go!”, a song written
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check this!

check this!
wallscenery demos

Wallscenery demos is an indie-pop music project fronted by James Hicken (Little Pilgrims, Battery Point) based in Toronto. The self-titled independent release (April 08) was praised as a concept album that played seamlessly from beginning to end. Aside from a supporting show for Jay Sad and Ex-Po and a few acoustic appearances by James with Northwest Division after its release,
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Good Ole Friend

Good Ole Friend
Ian Wallis

Charlottetown singer-songwriter Ian Wallis is releasing his first CD, Good Ole Friend, this month. The CD features Ian Wallis singing and performing 12 of his original songs with all music and backup vocals done by Ian. While Ian has performed some of his material live, this is the first time he has recorded any of his songs.

Ian was originally a drummer for various bands on PEI,
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Saturday Night Songs

Saturday Night Songs
Angela Curran

Island singer Angela Curran has released her first CD entitled Saturday Night Songs. The album features a mixture of country and Gospel tunes including favorites “I Fall to Pieces,” “Faded Love,” “There He Goes,” “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain,” “Me & Bobby McGee,” “Your Cheating Heart,” “Red is the Rose,” “Wildwood Flower,” “One Day at a Time,” and How Great Thou Art.”

Saturday
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The Send Off

The Send Off
Rose Cousins

Rose Cousins sounds like home. The Prince Edward Island-native hangs her hat in Halifax, but fondly recalls growing up on a farm. She still carries many of those important rural-living life lessons with her. Live well, love and work hard.

With multiple-awards and nominations under belt, including: East Coast Music Awards female recording of the year (2008), Mountain Stage’s newsong
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Addo Records

Addo Records
Islander Steve Bellamy launches his own jazz label

According to owner, Steve Bellamy, Addo Records is a new Canadian music label dedicated to partnerships with composers and performers of progressive, improvisational music in the jazz tradition. Several well-known Canadian jazz artists are signing on to make new CD projects with the label.

The relationship is based on a formula where the artist
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Louise Mould exhibit

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

Forage PEI

First annual food industry symposium in Charlottetown October 18 & 19
Various locations A new a [ ... ]

Down With Demon Rum

September 16, 23 & 30
The Haviland Club Down With Demon Rum: Stories and Songs of Rum Running on [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]