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Start with a Seedling

Start with a Seedling is a unique intergenerational program that brings together community volunteer [ ... ]

Stretching the season

The Canadian Safe Boating Council would like boaters to enjoy all that fall boating has to offer but [ ... ]

Warm-hearted

The Birds and the Bees

Review by Cassandra Bernard

Recently, I had the pleasure of seeing one of the summer’s most talked about performances, The Birds and the Bees, performed at the Victoria Playhouse in Victoria by the Sea. The story touches on every aspect of “the birds and the bees” in a playful and light-hearted tone. 

Though it was a simple set—a view of the upstairs in a farmhouse
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Heart and soul

Searching for Abegweit: The Island Songs and Stories of Lennie Gallant

Review by Ivy Wigmore

Performed by
Lennie Gallant (stories, vocals, guitar), Jonathan Gallant (vocals and percussion) Jeremy Gallant (piano), Sean Kemp (fiddle), Patricia Richard (vocals, multiple instruments)

Directed by
Jac Gautreau 

Written by
Lennie Gallant

Supported by
Chris Knox (audio), Chris Perry (lighting) and
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Time capsule

The Tomorrow Box

Review by Sean McQuaid 

Performed by
Kelly Caseley (Lisa Graham), Sherri-Lee Darrach (Alice Cooper), Alison Hart (Maureen Cooper), Nils Ling (Jack Cooper), Tim Wartman (Joe Cooper)

Directed by 
Keir Malone 

Written by 
Anne Chislett 

Head Carpenter/Set Design/Stage Manager 
Sarah Emily Bruce 

The Story 
In this 1980 play returning to the
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Celtic blood

Highland Storm 2017: The Journey

Review by Jan Cox

Highland Storm 2017: The Journey opened recently in Summerside at The College of Piping. Directed by Ryan MacNeil and choreographed by Marielle Lesperance and Samantha MacKay, Highland Storm delivers on its promise to bring an exciting showcase of the College's disciplines and an entertaining package for all ages.

The cast of pipers, drummers,
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Deep blue

Atlantic Blue: a celebration of east coast songwriters with Tara MacLean

Review by Evan James Ceretti

Performed by
Tara MacLean (vocals, acoustic guitar), Todd MacLean (vocals, keyboard, acoustic guitar), Cynthia MacLeod (vocals, fiddle, banjo), Caroline Bernard (vocals, accordion, bodhran, djembe, piano), Mark Geddes (vocals, stand-up bass), Aaron Crane (understudy for all musicians).

Written and
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In love?

Anne & Gilbert—The Musical

Review by Ivy Wigmore

Performed by
Jayne Peters (Anne Shirley); Jonathan Gysbers (Gilbert Blythe); Jenny Wiesz (Diana Barry); Catherine O’Brien (Marilla Cuthbert); Marlene Handrahan (Rachel Lynde); Rachel Delduca (Josie Pye*); Aaron Crane (Moody MacPherson); Eva Petris (Philippa Gordon*); Matt Raffy (Roy Gardner); Mark Fraser (Mr. Sloane*); Fiona Clancey (Annetta
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Face lift

Dot and Ada’s Bucket List

Review by Christopher McGarry

Performed by
Sheryll O’Hanley, Claudette Anderson, Ian Byrne, Avalon Dennis

Directed and written by
Jonah Anderson 

Supported by
Tanner MacKinnon (sound tech), Maureen O’Reilly (lighting tech), Amber MacCormack (set paintings)

The Story
Dot and Ada’s Bucket List is a goofy, riotously funny comedy about two aging lifelong friends who
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Whirlwind

Bittergirl: The Musical

Review by Jane Ledwell

Performed by
Nicola Dawn Brook, Jay Davis, Sarite Harris, Marisa McIntyre with the band, Robin Anne Ettles, Charlotte Friesen, Astrid Foster, Devon Roulston

Directed by
Adam Brazier

Musical Director
Lisa MacDougall

Written by
Annabel Fitzsimmons, Alison Lawrence, and Mary Francis Moore

Supported by
Choreographer Christine
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Some Upcoming Events

Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

Culture days

Free activities on September 29 at the Confederation Centre Culture Days is a three-day nation-wide [ ... ]

The Children Act

September 27–October 4
City Cinema PG, language warning
Dir: Richard Eyre, UK, 105 min. Emma Thomps [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]