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Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays is an opportunity to network with members of creative industries, meet Innovation PE [ ... ]

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at the Seniors Active Living Centre, Bell Aliant Centre, UPEI, Charlottetown: Novem [ ... ]

Josh Ellis is new ED for Small Halls Inc.

Josh Ellis is new ED for Small Halls Inc.

The Board of Directors of Small Halls Inc., the not for profit organization which produces the annual PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls, has announced that Josh Ellis has been selected as the new Executive Director and will begin his duties in September.

Ellis has been part of the Island business and entertainment community for many years; his role as frontman of ECMA-winning Grass Mountain
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Backstage Pass Series

Backstage Pass Series
The Small Glories and Lloyd Spiegal in October

Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside recently announced that their Backstage Pass Series will return starting this fall. The series began in the summer of 2016 and quickly became a patron favourite.

Executive Director of Harbourfront, Kieran Keller, explains, “Our Backstage Pass Series is all about encountering the performing arts from a different
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Lennie Gallant releases single from Time Travel

Lennie Gallant’s first single from the new recording Time Travel has been released. “Selkie” celebrates the longest Blood Moon of the Century which occurred July 27. “There is something about a Blood Moon that I always find very mysterious and evocative. It plays a strong role in this song as I linked it to the Celtic legend of the Selkie: The mermaid figure that sheds its skin to become human for
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Waitin’ release

Waitin’ release
JJ Gerber (JonoJosh) releases “Anne-inspired” song and video

JonoJosh (aka JJ Gerber) has already made an impression in the music and musical theatre scene, and his latest single combines both of those passions. 

JonoJosh currently plays Gilbert in The Charlottetown Festival’s production of Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™. During his free time, he performs with the band The Fly Crew with
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Holland Piano installed at Florence Simmons Performance Hall

The official installation of the Holland Piano, a Haines Brothers square grand piano built in 1876, took place at Florence Simmons Performance Hall Lounge in Charlottetown July 27. The piano, which was donated by Mary Ann Green and the Green family, belonged to James Edward Dalton and his wife Helen Holland Dalton, a direct descendant of Samuel Holland. For many years, the piano was in the front
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Season enders at Indian River Festival

Season enders at Indian River Festival
Lennie Gallant, Ensemble Made in Canada, Jenni & the Hummingbird with Atlantic String Machine

Remaining concerts of the Indian River Festival at St. Mary’s Church in Indian River include Lennie Gallant, Jenni & the Hummingbird, Atlantic String Machine and Ensemble Made in Canada.

“The season is not over yet and you still have the chance to experience Indian River Festival and hear some
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Golden Ticket Program

Music PEI has launched a new program designed to assist emerging artists to develop or boost their profile. The Golden Ticket Program will take an artist with a previously unreleased song through the process of recording and releasing a single. Music PEI has put together a team for the project headed up by John MacPhee (Paper Lions). 

The Golden Ticket Program is designed to assist 3 artists
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Canadian all-stars

Canadian all-stars

Confederation Centre of the Arts announced a diverse collection of performances for Sobey’s LIVE @ The Centre’s 2018- 2019 season.

“This is a well-rounded season with something for everyone," offers Darcy Campbell, Director of LIVE! @ the Centre. "The program includes A-list musicians, family entertainment, pay-what-you-will options, contemporary dance, and more!”

This year’s line-up includes
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In the pit for Jesus

In the pit for Jesus
An evening amongst the musicians of Jesus Christ Superstar

by Doug Gallant

It’s Friday night at the Charlottetown Festival. No one has been admitted to the theatre yet for this evening’s performance of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Cast members are still getting into costume, picking up body mics, doing vocal warm-ups, checking hair and make-up. They won’t hear the call to places for top of show
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Ireland meets Scotland

Ireland meets Scotland
Celtic concerts at Beaconsfield and Orwell Corner

Ireland Meets Scotland returns for 2018. This high-caliber celebration of Celtic heritage, music and dance will be performed at two historic venues: Tuesday evenings to August 28 at Beaconsfield Historic House in Charlottetown, and Friday evenings to August 31 at Orwell Corner Historic Village in Orwell. All shows begin at 7:30 pm.

Ireland Meets
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Some Upcoming Events

Symons Lecture

Dr. Margaret MacMillan is 2018 medal recipient and lecturer November 23
Homburg Theatre Confederati [ ... ]

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

The Sisters Brothers

November 21–25
City Cinema 14A, graphic violence, disturbing content, coarse language.
Dir: Ja [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]