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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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Bertin, Chris

Bertin, Chris

I Just Wanna Bang on de Drum All Day
Profile by Leslie E. Sprague

I think anybody can do it. You just have to have a drum that's your own and spend time with it, you form a relationship with the drum," says twenty-four year old Chris Bertin of Summerside of his passion for Hand Drums and drum-making. "It's kind of like it's a trinity. There's the wood and then there's the skin. So, it's the tree
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Purdy, Scott

Purdy, Scott

Chairman of the Board
Profile by Derek Martin

Scott Purdy's name is one that you'll see if you stay for the credits at the movies, As a re-recording mixer, he's one of the last people to work on a film before it gets printed and handed over to the theatre. He's just received his second Genie nomination, for his work on Lilies (the first was for Johnny Mnemonic). I had called him last winter for
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Chaisson, Melanie

Chaisson, Melanie

Playing Together
Profile by Beth Johnston

"Can you take the picture from the waist up?" Melanie asks, bouncing in to the Arts Guild before her Saturday night show. "I'm wearing his shorts."

You can tell these two musicians are more than colleagues. Melanie Chaisson and Paul MacDonald are just wrapping up their first season in David Weale's A Long Way From the Road. The two have also been dating
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MacDonald, Paul

MacDonald, Paul

Playing Together
Profile by Beth Johnston

"Can you take the picture from the waist up?" Melanie asks, bouncing in to the Arts Guild before her Saturday night show. "I'm wearing his shorts."

You can tell these two musicians are more than colleagues. Melanie Chaisson and Paul MacDonald are just wrapping up their first season in David Weale's A Long Way From the Road. The two have also been dating
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Jim Cuddy Trio

September 30
Harbourfront Theatre The Jim Cuddy Trio comes to Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside on  [ ... ]

Down With Demon Rum

September 16, 23 & 30
The Haviland Club Down With Demon Rum: Stories and Songs of Rum Running on [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Festival

October 12–14
City Cinema The Charlottetown Film Society, dedicated to supporting film culture on  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]