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Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild meets on the third Wednesday of the month at The Jack Blanchard Fami [ ... ]

Smile Cookie™

Tim Hortons annual Smile Cookie™ campaign returns from September 17–23, supporting local ch [ ... ]

ViewFinders film fest for youth

The 13th annual ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth, a production of the Atlantic Film Festival, announces its full program for educators, youth and families taking place from April 6–12 in Halifax and Dartmouth, NS. Atlantic Canadian films and filmmakers featured this year, include: Island Green, Director, Millefiore Clarkes (PE); and Queen of the Crows, Director, Harmony Wagner (PE).

902-422-3456, www.atlanticfilm.com/vf

2014 Tourism video

A new tourism promotional video for 2014 has topped 300,000 views on YouTube says Minister of Tourism and Culture Robert Henderson. The video premiered in late Nov. At that time, 2 contests were announced: one from PEI 2014 Inc. and one from Tourism PEI. The 1st is for Islanders who help encourage friends and family to visit the Island in 2014. Residents who share the video with 3 people get a
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Film Goes Viral on nfb.ca

Mark Sandiford produced Qallunaat! Why White People Are Funny back in 2006, premiering that year at the Atlantic Film Festival. The following year it won a Gemini award for best reflection of Canada’s racial and cultural diversity. Over the past eight years, it’s had steady success with educators and at community screenings. But on Jan 16 this year, 3 months after the National Film Board of Canada
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Yes We Cannes!

Yes We Cannes!

Emma Zinck’s application to participate in the prestigious Creative Minds Filmmaker Institute in Cannes this May was successful. The 19-year-old Island film student, currently in her 2nd year of studies at Queen’s University, will join a select group of young filmmakers from around the world to meet at the Cannes Film Festival in France in order to showcase their work while learning from
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The Suit Makes the Man

The Suit Makes the Man is a short film developed and co-directed by David MacKay. MacKay says the story of the The Suit Makes the Man came to him while he was in Haiti working on an International Sustainable Community Assistance (ISCA) project. A discussion with ISCA’s Haitian project co-ordinator, Brieyre Théodore, led him to explain the pitfalls of international development through this story.
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National Parks Images

Parks Canada and Google have launched a collection of panoramic images of over 58 national historic sites and national parks from coast to coast. Using specialized equipment, teams photographed Canada’s most emblematic sites on land, water, by car, on foot, indoors and outdoors. Go to Google Maps or Google Earth and enter the name of a Parks Canada site. Be captivated by the beauty of our National
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Talk About It

The City of Charlottetown held an official launch of a new video produced by the Mayor’s Purple Ribbon Task Force on Family Violence Prevention recently. Talk About It, features a group of Charlottetown young people sharing what they learnt about the causes of violence, forms of violence, ways to prevent it and where to get help. The Mayor’s Task Force meets regularly at City Hall to consult with
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Use Your Brains

Holland College’s sustainability committee, the Green Machine, launched its second video recently. Use Your Brains is designed to remind people to conserve energy and water, and what better way to get the message across than with zombies? The video, produced by Brian Sharp of Charlottetown-based Mugisha Studios, features students from Holland College and members of the local film community, all of
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Here and Away on Air Canada Flights

Here and Away on Air Canada Flights
Andrew MacCormack film selected for enRoute Film Festival

Prince Edward Island born filmmaker Andrew MacCormack’s latest short film Here and Away will be playing on all Air Canada flights worldwide during the month of November 2013 as a part of the enRoute Film Festival.

MacCormack, who is now a freelance filmmaker in Halifax, shot half of the story on PEI and the other half in Shanghai, China.
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The Sound of a Movie

The Sound of a Movie
Luke MacDonald finds work as sound recordist

The Canadian feature film The Oxbow Cure was shown at City Cinema in October, and, if you are one of those people who stay in your seats and watch the credits roll, you might have noticed the name Luke MacDonald—credited with the sound recording for the film.

Luke is from Cymbria, PEI, now living in Toronto, and he dropped by The Buzz office recently to
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BlacKkKlansman

October 26–November 1
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, violence, disturbing content
Dir: Spik [ ... ]

Jim Cuddy Trio

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

Trailside Café 2018

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Trailside Café  Tomato/Tomato | September 21 Hang onto your hats because th [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]