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Creative arts and dance classes

Soul Play Studios is a new studio offering a wide range of classes for kids and adults in the Callbe [ ... ]

Music workshops

Canadian composer Christine Donkin This November, the PEI Registered Music Teachers’ Association  [ ... ]

Wagner
, 
Ron & Linda

Wagner
, 
Ron & Linda

Gathering of the Clowns
Profile by Sean McQuaid

Ron and Linda Wagner start their day as many couples do, with Linda tending their daughter while Ron dresses for work. The difference here lies in how Ron dresses for work: in white makeup and huge shoes. Ron and Linda are a couple of clowns-literally. Pies and seltzer are their bread and butter.

Ron has been clowning professionally for decades,
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McNevin
, 
Dale

McNevin
, 
Dale

Sketch of the Artist
Profile by Sean McQuaid

I steal a sip of apple juice while the small, graying brunette across the table continues speaking, repeatedly folding and unfolding her place setting with methodical delicacy. Dale McNevin seems compelled to impose art on her surroundings in one form or another, a trait that serves her well in her career as an illustrator.

McNevin was born on the
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Bernard, Maurice

Bernard, Maurice

The Lighted Brush
Profile by Sean McQuaid

Though born in Toronto, Island artist Maurice Bernard has always had roots on P.E.I. His parents were Island Acadians, but Bernard grew up in army bases across Canada since his father was a military man. In 1982, Maurice returned to his roots, taking up permanent residence in Summerside, P.E.I., where he established a full-time career as an artist.

Bernard,
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Michaels
, 
Anne

We'll Always Have Toronto
Profile by Sean McQuaid

UPEI's "Winter's Tales" visiting writers program has showcased some of Canada's most innovative and successful authors, the latest being poet and novelist Anne Michaels. A Governor General's award nominee, Michaels has been praised extensively for her two poetry collections: Weight of Oranges (1986) and Miner's Pond (1991).

A Toronto native,
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McLure
, 
Nancy

McLure
, 
Nancy

The Oleannekenstein Monster
Profile by Sean McQuaid

It's been said that there are no small parts, only small actors: petite, soft-spoken Nancy McLure would qualify (literally) as a small actor, but she has made a big impression on the Island theatre scene as a founding member of Off Stage Theatre and a longtime associate of Theatre PEI - with whom McLure recently landed the female lead in their
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Sharratt, Steve

Sharratt, Steve

Redstone
Profile by Sean McQuaid

Steve Sharratt and Margie Carmichael have established a reputation for themselves as a popular singing and songwriting duo, but they're breaking new ground with musician Sigrid Rolfe as the trio called Redstone. "We thought of calling ourselves Steve and the Old Babes," Sharratt says, but Redstone was the first name they all agreed on.

Sharratt and Carmichael are
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Rolfe, Sigrid

Rolfe, Sigrid

Redstone
Profile by Sean McQuaid

Steve Sharratt and Margie Carmichael have established a reputation for themselves as a popular singing and songwriting duo, but they're breaking new ground with musician Sigrid Rolfe as the trio called Redstone. "We thought of calling ourselves Steve and the Old Babes," Sharratt says, but Redstone was the first name they all agreed on.

Sharratt and Carmichael are
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Carmichael
, Margie

Carmichael
, Margie

Redstone
Profile by Sean McQuaid

Steve Sharratt and Margie Carmichael have established a reputation for themselves as a popular singing and songwriting duo, but they're breaking new ground with musician Sigrid Rolfe as the trio called Redstone. "We thought of calling ourselves Steve and the Old Babes," Sharratt says, but Redstone was the first name they all agreed on.

Sharratt and Carmichael are
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Some Upcoming Events

The Sisters Brothers

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

Symons Lecture

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

Free Solo

November 16–20
City Cinema PG, language may offend, scary scenes
Dir: Jimmy Chin/Elizabeth Chai Vas [ ... ]

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
like [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]