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Seniors Symposium on Electoral Referendu...

The Voluntary Resource Centre (VRC) invites seniors and others to a community symposium entitled Ref [ ... ]

Speak–Easy Toastmasters

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

Along the North Shore

Along the North Shore
CD released by Gerald Wagner

Country Prose
by Charlie Hansen

Gerald Wagner has been around the fringes of Island folk/country/bluegrass music for many years and up until recently never really took his position in the art very seriously. Well, finally he’s taken the plunge and recorded his very first CD.

Gerald is a fine singer and has written many songs based on his love of the water and fishing.
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Work Ethic

Work Ethic
Retro Statik

Got You Covered
by Heather Roberts

There are some very good original bands. There are some … not so good original bands. It is the firm belief of the members of Retro Statik that the same can be said for cover bands. So  they are working very hard to be a very good cover band, because that’s what they want to do.

At its inception, Retro Statik was a duo, veteran cover band
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A Change of Reasons

A Change of Reasons
Richard Wood

Island fiddler Richard Wood has released his 6th CD A Change of Reasons. The album is a collection of fiddle tunes performed with by Richard Wood backed by Cape Breton multi-instrumental J.P. Cormier. On the recording is new jig-reel “Use Your Imagination” which was composed by Richard to honour the 100th anniversary of the publication of L.M. Montgomery’s novel Anne of Green Gables.
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Atlantic Voices

Atlantic Voices
A Collection of Women Singer-Songwriters

Warner Music has recently released Atlantic Voices—A Collection Of Women Singer-Songwriters on the Warner Music Canada/Rhino label. A new generation of East Coast women have musically stepped forward. Each artist on this collection brings her own twist to the singer-songwriter genre. Included on the recording is a Juno winner, and several of the artists
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The Music Within


The Music Within

Profile: Shirley Anne Cameron

by Jane Ledwell

When things don’t work out chronologically as they should, what is meant to happen has to happen at some point. People I know who are happy and fulfilled are doing what they are meant to,” says singer, music teacher, and musical director Shirley Anne Cameron, philosophically.

“I went back to university when I was older,” she says, “I had started, but
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Far Away

Far Away
Jeff Morris

Produced on PEI by John Boswell and mixed and mastered by David Rashed. Musicians performing on the recording are Carl Cormier (drums), Moe Hashi (drums), John Boswell (bass, keys, BGs), Darren Ings (keys), David Rashed (keys), Jeff Morris (all guitars, lead vocals, keys). Jeff wrote all songs except track 6 which was co-written with John Boswell. The lyrics were written by Jeff, as
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To Serve the Song

To Serve the Song
Rhythm Rules

With the release of their debut recording, To Serve The Song, Rhythm Rules has cooked up a menu with a variety of flavours, from reggae to rock, and a mix of other hors d’ouevres in between.

This 12-course meal is a collection of songs written by Jon Rehder and Reg Ballagh, “lovingly and sometimes angrily,” served up with just the right amount of herb and spice. “It’s food for
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That Female Look

That Female Look
The Barnkats

The Barnkats are best friends since Grade 3, bandmates since the summer of Grade 9, and bros before barnyard hoes. They have recently released their first EP titled That Female Look.

The Barnkats are really just Katie Rankin (vocals and keyboard) and Gillian Arsenault (vocals and guitar); they are supported on the album by Mira Dahn, violin and Andrew Woods, drums. The CD was
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Bluegrass Bouquet - Volume III

Bluegrass Bouquet - Volume III
The Daughters of Bluegrass

Congratulations to Janet McGarry on achieving another major accolade in her musical career. Janet is now part of an elite group of leading women in bluegrass music, in fact she is the first International artist to become a “Daughter of Bluegrass.”

The “Daughters of Bluegrass” project is a series of award winning CD recordings which showcases leading female vocalists and
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a kick in the blood

a kick in the blood
Battery Point

Battery Point has come a long way since forming just over a year ago. Their new album, A Kick in the Blood has been nominated for an East Coast Music Award in Best Rock Recording category, and recently won Rock Recording of the Year at the 2009 Music PEI awards. The band is comprised of Dennis Ellsworth and Bruce White, who share the guitar and vocal duties, and Brady and Craig
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Some Upcoming Events

Roma

January 25–28
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, nudity, mature subject matter
Dir: Alfonso Cuarón, [ ... ]

work/shift

Until January 19
Gallery @ The Guild work/shift: A portrait of labour, value and sustainability is o [ ... ]

Make a contribution

Confederation Centre exhibition encourages contributions to University of Baghdad Library Until Jan [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Judy Gaudet

Curated by Deidre Kessler Anticipation Outside my window the world is hovering
on hummingbird wings [ ... ]

Coy—power trio

Talking Bands by Evan James Ceretti Story Sheidow (guitar, vocals), Emilee Sorrey (drums, vocals), [ ... ]

Distinguished alumni

Holland College awards Jan Cowper, Irwin MacKinnon, David Poirier The Holland College Foundation ha [ ... ]