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Premiere Toastmasters Club

Premier Toastmasters meet every Wednesday to June, from 6–8 pm in Rm 149 Royalty Centre, 40 Enman  [ ... ]

Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festi...

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, [ ... ]

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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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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Some Upcoming Events

Blaze

January 29–February 3
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, substance abuse
Dir: Ethan Hawke, US, 129 m [ ... ]

Fräulein Klarinette

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

PEI Symphony Orchestra

Guest conductor Dina Gilbert will lead  February 24
Zion Church  The PEI Symphony Or [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]