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Livable Income

November 20 (International Children’s Day-UN) PEI Working Group for a Livable Income in partnershi [ ... ]

this town is small Critique Sessions

TTIS Critique Sessions for Artists returns on Thursday, November 29 from 7–10 pm at 171 Great Geor [ ... ]

Hrabi
, Blaine

Hrabi
, Blaine

Artist Under Glass
Profile by Sean McQuaid

Blaine Hrabi is a man of many talents- but his most unique claim to fame is the one he cites as his occupation: the manufacture and restoration of stained glass.

Hrabi got into stained glass in Halifax, where he tried his hand at restoration projects and introductory teaching under artist Jacqueline Young. Hrabi, well-versed in various crafts, found
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Hubley
, 
Margaret

Shoemaker
Profile by Sean McQuaid

Margaret Hubley may not be familiar to you- but you might have seen her shoes. No, she's not a Sears catalogue footwear model; she's a custom shoemaker specializing in theatrical, dance and period footwear.

Now based in Morell, Margaret is an experienced shoemaker and leathersmith who has only recently extended her services to the general public. Prior to that, she
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Druet
, 
Paul

Druet
, 
Paul

Making the Confed Centre Shine
Profile by Sean McQuaid

Paul Druet, clad in shorts and seated in the grass with a good book, looks and sounds as contented as the proverbial clam when asked about his work as head of the Confederation Centre's lighting department.

"I'm one of those rare people who really enjoys what he does," he says. There's always new pieces, new faces, new events. You don't
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Bordeaux, Joscelynne

Bordeaux, Joscelynne

Unearthly Presence
Profile by Sean McQuaid

If all the world's a stage, the world may very well be Joscelynne Bordeaux's oyster this year: the Island actress is appearing at the Victoria Playhouse in both The Odd Couple and Norm Foster's Melville Boys this summer, and her recent credits are a cross-section of PEI theatre- she understudied the role of Valency in Theatre P.E.I.'s most recent
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Pratt
, Mary

Pratt
, Mary

The Picture Painter

Profile by Sean McQuaid

In person, Canadian painter Mary Pratt comes across as a whimsically wise artistic matriarch, her delight in both art and life undimmed by her extensive experiences with both. Best known as a sort of photo-realist, Pratt not only captures life but transforms it, seeing the wondrous, the absurd, and sometimes even the horrific within the mundane.
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Reddin, Peggy

Reddin, Peggy

Creative Team of Two
Profile by P. Richards

We have often heard the saying "go into business with a friend and kiss the friendship goodbye." The success of dance umbrella has proved the opposite to be true. Peggy Reddin and Julia Sauvé were not close friends when they decided, in 1986, to become business partners and start a dance school. Julia's experience was in modern dance and Peggy's
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Sauvé, Julia

Sauvé, Julia

Creative Team of Two
Profile by P. Richards

We have often heard the saying "go into business with a friend and kiss the friendship goodbye." The success of dance umbrella has proved the opposite to be true. Peggy Reddin and Julia Sauvé were not close friends when they decided, in 1986, to become business partners and start a dance school. Julia's experience was in modern dance and Peggy's
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Garand, Greg

Garand, Greg

Painter from Life

Profile by P. Richards

Greg Garand has been living in Summerside for the past year and prior to that lived in Charlottetown, after moving to the Island from Ontario. He grew up in Welland, Ontario and then lived in Toronto and Huntsville. Greg had been working in Huntsville as the art director of a small magazine called Ratherby which catered to the residents of the Muskoka
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Some Upcoming Events

One-act comedies

Rob MacDonald presents four of his plays in November The Guild Island audiences are familiar with  [ ... ]

The Ennis Sisters

Newfoundland sisters on the mainstage December 1
Homburg Theatre  On December 1, Sobeys LIVE @ [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]