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Heritage interpretation

Call for papers for upcoming conference in Sydney, NS Heritage interpretation in Atlantic Canada— [ ... ]

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with members age 40 and over. [ ... ]

Carmichael
, Margie

Somebody's Gotta Do It
Profile by Treva McNally

A wonderful summer for an Island entertainer would be one where you could make music, and not have to go far from home to do it. Margie Carmichael is having that kind of summer. She books the entertainment and sings at the Trailside Cafe, sings with Steve Sharratt or Roy Johnstone at several events, appears in Hold the Haggis at Orwell Corner every
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Rutherford
, 
Erica

Rutherford
, 
Erica

Adventures in Ambiguity
Profile by Sean McQuaid

Erica Rutherford's latest paintings have been collected in a new solo exhibition at the Confederation Centre of the Arts, representing the past three years of the artist's output. Those few years are only the tip of the Rutherford iceberg, though; she's been painting for fifty-plus years over the course of a lifetime spanning several continents,
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Irving
, Daphne

Irving
, Daphne

Living Around the Canvas

Profile by Sean McQuaid

Prince Edward Island painter Daphne Irving laughingly admits that she is "from away, or from across." She was born in New Jersey, but her parents came from Nova Scotia, where the family spent many summers. She and her husband Ron Irving, the recently retired artistic director of TheatrePEI, came to the Island in 1963 after getting married-and for
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Murphy
, 
Peter

Murphy
, 
Peter

Call Me Cartoonist
Profile by Lesley E. Sprague

Peter Murphy gets noticed. At well over six feet and 250 pounds it's not hard to make his presence known on Prince Edward Island but, it's not an easy task if you are a cartoonist who is trying to catch the eye of major publishers. He's here to say that it is possible to both live where you want to live and do what you want to do.

Murphy says, "I
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Tobin, 
Joseph

Tobin, 
Joseph

Woodworking is my life
Profile by P. Richards

Perseverance furthers. This saying originates in Chinese philosophy but could certainly stand as the motto of Joseph Tobin, woodworker. Some Islanders know his hand-carved carousel horses, some his spiral staircases, some his fine kitchen cabinets. Most know that he has made a life's work of fashioning wood.

Since his enrollment in the precision
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Stevens, 
Brian

Theatre Developer
Profile by P. Richards

Theatre production at Kings Playhouse in Georgetown, Prince Edward Island has gone through a number of cycles over the years, with a variety of companies, organizations and individuals all attempting to create a centre for theatre. The latest person to take on the challenge is Brian Stevens, known as long-time head of Triple Threats musical theatre training
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Gallant, Ann

Prehistoric Connection
Profile by P. Richards

A native of Abrams Village, Island artist Ann Gallant has embarked upon an artistic journey back in time to connect with her cave-dwelling forbearers. Back to the paleolithic societies where it is now becoming evident that women occupied a place of power and respect.

Ms. Gallant has created a series of images (see right) based on rock painting and
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Fleming, Lee

Anthology Artist
Profile by P. Richards

Lee Fleming has recently completed a book for Ragweed Press of Charlottetown called Rock, Rhythm and Reels: Canada's East Coast Musicians on Stage.

Taking its impetus from the East Coast Music Awards in Charlottetown last year, Ragweed approached Lee with a project which would recognise this growing phenomenon of so-called East Coast music. The book features
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Harbourfront Players March 1–2 & 8–10 
Harbourfront Theatre The Harbourfront Players p [ ... ]

Raised on TV #3

February 15 & 16
The Guild Now in its third season, Raised on Television (RoTV3) is taking a loo [ ... ]

Fräulein Klarinette

Piano and clarinet recital at UPEI’s Dr. Steel Recital Hall January 26
UPEI UPEI Clarinet Profess [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]