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Leadership Training

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

Royal Winnipeg Ballet auditions

Until January 25, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School Professional Division will hold auditions a [ ... ]

Country Legend Mel Tillis

Country Legend Mel Tillis

One of country music’s most prolific and respected singer-songwriters, Mel Tillis will be on tour this fall, taking in cities from the Maritimes to Ontario. He performs at the Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside.

The man whose name is synonymous with country music has penned over a thousand songs in a career that now spans six decades. With more than 60 albums to his credit and as many as 600 songs
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Haunted Hearts

Haunted Hearts

Talking Bands
by Fraser McCallum

We’re playing the kind of stuff our parents listened to when we were all growing up,” says bass player Blu Gillis with a smile when asked to describe the Haunted Hearts’ music. “It sounds like a bunch of drunk cowboys trying to get up the stairs.”

Charlottetown’s Haunted Hearts have been together for just over a year but are already making a splash. They draw on
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I Tromboni Opens Classical Series

I Tromboni Opens Classical Series

The Harbourfront Theatre commences its 2009-10 Classical Series with a performance by Canadian chamber music ensemble, I Tromboni.

Since its formation in 1999, the musicians of this Vancouver-based trombone quintet have been breaking down the barriers and stereotypes that have kept the trombone in the back row of the band for far too long. The initial concept behind I Tromboni was to create a
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Laurie Blue Festival

Laurie Blue Festival
Beartracks headlines 5th annual festival in Summerside

PEI 5th Annual Laurie Blue Memorial Bluegrass Festival will take place at the Causeway Bay Linkletter Hotel & Convention Center in Summerside. This event is produced by the PEI Bluegrass & Oldtime Music Society in memory of the late Laurie Blue and his Blades of Grass, PEI’s first bluegrass band.

Headliners for the Festival are
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More Music for Multiple Organists

More Music for Multiple Organists

“Organ Recitals 2009” will present More Music for Multiple Organists featuring Ann Francis, Gloria J. Jay and Susan Stensch performing works for two or three organists at one instrument.

A native of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Ann Francis studied piano with Florence Atkinson and horn with Bernard Burke. She holds a B.A. in English from Mount Allison University and has performed in recitals in Prince
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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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Yr. Obedient Servant

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

Come Home to Us

Christmas programming at the Celtic Performing Arts Centre Select dates
Celtic Performing Arts Centr [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

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

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

Pixels & Glory

Graphic Design Group of Charlottetown hosts competition The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard In t [ ... ]

The St. Lawrence

The Cove Journal by JoDee Samuelson We lean against the rails as the Island slips by. Souris, Litt [ ... ]

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