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Ostomy Peer Support Group

Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group meets last Tues [ ... ]

Auction 45 card parties

The Star of the Sea Seniors' Club hosts weekly Auction 45 card parties on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. It in [ ... ]

The East Pointers

The East Pointers
On the big stage at Homburg Theatre

JUNO-award winning, PEI based The East Pointers will perform at Homburg Theatre, Confederation Centre, Charlottetown on February 10.

Their new album, What We Leave Behind, was produced by Cape Breton songwriter-producer Gordie Sampson and features a selection of songs ranging from somber and hauntingly beautiful to joyous and celebratory. What We Leave Behind
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Cozy Concert Series

Cozy Concert Series
The Vessel opens with show by Calm Baretta

Cozy Concert Series will launch February 17 at The Vessel at 171 Great George Street, Charlottetown.

The Vessel, an artist-focused space providing affordable studio space for local artists, will host the series. The audience of the cozy concert series is limited to 25 to 30 people, and takes place within the artist studios from 8 to 9 pm.

Focusing on the
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Jamborees

Jamborees
Dunromin Band hosts monthly bluegrass at Linkletter Centre

Dunromin is the host of monthly Jamborees held at the Linkletter Community Centre.

Dunromin is a five-member bluegrass band, featuring guitar, mandolin, dobro, banjo, fiddle and stand up bass. Dunromin began with Vans Bryant and Harold Noye but since that time Marnie Noye, John Campbell, and Jim Dickson have also become members. Their
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Island Rock Camps

Island Rock Camps
Five camps available this summer for young musicians

Island Rock Camps and Holland College’s School of Performing Arts are partnering to offer young musicians five summer camps to hone their skills and learn more about rock and pop music.

The rock camps have been run by highly acclaimed singer-songwriter Andrew Waite and his wife and business partner, Nikki, for the past five years, and have
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The Eagle Nest

The Eagle Nest

Events take place through the winter at The Eagle Nest Artists’ Landing in North Rustico. Eagle Nest is a house-style concert venue for local and emerging artists. The cozy setting can accommodate up to 50 people.

Owners of the venue say, “We are unique…in that we are sometimes able to offer performers an honorarium based on sponsored support. Such support is usually thanks to our vendors,
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Music PEI 2018 winners

Music PEI 2018 winners
Credit Union Music PEI Week 2018 awards presented

Credit Union Music PEI Week 2018 wrapped up January 28 at Florence Simmons Performance Hall with the Festival Finale show featuring some of the top nominees of the Music PEI Awards, some of whom also happened to be winners. The show capped off 5 days of shows and events celebrating the musical talent that PEI is graced with.

The week kicked off
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New leadership

Small Halls Inc. celebrates 10th anniversary 

Small Halls Inc., the well-known arts organization dedicated to providing outstanding musical entertainment in PEI’s rural community halls through its annual PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls held in June each year, has announced the resignation of current Executive Director Jennifer Campbell. 

Chad Stretch, chairman of Small Halls Board of
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Music venue in North Rustico

Eagle Nest Artists’ Landing, in the heart of North Rustico, is a house style concert venue for local and emerging artists. The cozy setting can accommodate up to 50 people in an open round roof setting. Their vision is to provide and opportunity for local musicians and performers to share their talent. The venue is host to music lessons, community fundraisers, gatherings, live music
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Music PEI Week

Music PEI Week

Music PEI has announced the lineup for Credit Union Music PEI Week this month. Taking place in Charlottetown’s downtown core, the five-day festival will run January 24–28 and will celebrate the best of Island music with shows at various venues featuring many of the 2018 Music PEI Award nominees and a couple of special guests. 

The Kick-off Party at The Alley will start things off on January
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School Break

School Break
Profile: Nikkie Gallant

by Jane Ledwell

Nikkie Gallant had been out of school for ten years when she went back in 2008. Her last award-winning singer-songwriter album came out in 2005. Three years later she started with business school, with the idea to support her music better. Ten years, a couple of diplomas, a degree, some library courses, some cultural resource management courses, and so on,
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Some Upcoming Events

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

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

Light Up the Dark

Confederation Centre holiday show December 14
Homburg Theatre Confederation Centre carries a long t [ ... ]

Kelley’s Christmas

Kelley Mooney and friends in holiday season concert series November 21, 25 & December 13
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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  [ ... ]