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PEI Genealogical Society meeting

The next public meeting of the PEI Genealogical Society will be held September 29 from 2–4 pm at B [ ... ]

Learn to Skate

Program registration now open The City of Charlottetown and go!PEI, through the Canadian Tire Jumps [ ... ]

Just Passing Through

Just Passing Through
Jeremy Larter web series premieres in May

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

If this was a movie, it would it would go like this: Start with a flashback. Jeremy Later and Geoff Read become friends in junior high school. Years pass. We see Larter pursue his dream of making web series with the acclaimed Profile PEI and the lesser known (but equally funny) Ponderings, Leafs Beefs and Kitty Kat Time. We

Fit for Duty

Culture Summerside would like to make people aware that the 59 minute film, Fit for Duty is now available for viewing either in its entirety or in chapters on its own website, or by going to the Culture Summerside channel on YouTube. The film was made to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the building and the role it has played in both war and peace time activities in the

Queen of the Crows to air on CBC

Queen of the Crows to air on CBCQueen of the Crows, an 11 minute film by writer/director Harmony Wagner, will be broadcast on this season of CBC’s Download. A recipient of the 2012 CBC 3-2-1 Award, the Island-produced film will also open the Island Media Arts Festival (IMAF) Gala on May 26 in Charlottetown.

The story centers around Elsa, an eleven year old girl struggling with her reality. “I wanted to shine a light on mental

WAVE Awards

WAVE Awards
Louise Lalonde receives Women’s Film & TV award

The 2013 WAVE Awards were announced recently at the third annual Women Making Waves. Honouring outstanding contributions by women in film, television and digital media, the awards went to Lisa Rose Snow, Louise Lalonde and Angie Kokic.

Louise Lalonde’s experience in film production ranges from craft services to directing, but screenwriting is her

YouTube Video Highlights Culinary Finds

Island East Tourism Group and the PEI Culinary Alliance have partnered to develop a new YouTube video showcasing some of eastern PEI’s culinary discoveries. The video that stars two young musicians setting out on a culinary road trip adventure along the Points East Coastal Drive.

In the video, Mike Carver of The North Lakes and John MacLean from Paper Lions visit Georgetown to go on the Giant Clam

Just Passing Through Now Shooting

Just Passing Through Now Shooting

On location for Just Passing Through, a comedy web series currently being shot on PEI. The story revolves around the relationship of Owen Stephens and Terry and Parnell Gallant; rough and tumble cousins from PEI who arrive unannounced on Owen's Toronto doorstep. They swear they're “just passing through” Toronto to sweet jobs in Alberta. But like every family reunion, this one turns out to be more than Owen’s bargained for. Coming May 2013.

First .CA domain name

Twenty-five years ago on Jan 12, 1988, UPEI registered its website through the .CA registry. University officials at the time knew they were among the first few to apply, but had no idea they registered the first-ever .CA domain name. The director of UPEI’s first computer centre, Jim Hancock, was listed as the university’s administrative contact on the original application. David Cairns, retired

Island Media Arts Festival Into 4th Year

Island Media Arts Festival Into 4th Year

IMAF—The Island Media Arts Festival—is going into its fourth year and has already received submissions of films from Island artists since its first ever website went live in the first week of December. Jim Bruce, the executive director of IMAC—The Island Media Arts Cooperative, which produces and manages the festival—says “There’s no other event of this size and importance on the Island for seeing

Script Selection

Script Selection
Brian Sharp’s feature script selected by IMAC for Telefilm program

IMAC—the Island Media Arts Cooperative—was chosen by Telefilm Canada to be one of 22 national partners in their Micro-Budget Program.

Each partner was asked to select one candidate to recommend to the national juried selection beginning at the end of January. This program will offer the opportunity to be granted from $100,000 to

The Appointment

The Appointment
Louise Lalonde completes shooting for her latest short film

Charlottetown-based writer-director Louise Lalonde recently wrapped the shoot for her new short, The Appointment. The film stars Murielle MacDonald and Olivia Barnes. Shot in both English and French on location at School Street House, The Appointment is about a young woman who desperately seeks guidance from a fortune teller. Louise has

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Some Upcoming Events

Down With Demon Rum

September 16, 23 & 30
The Haviland Club Down With Demon Rum: Stories and Songs of Rum Running on [ ... ]


October 15–25
City Cinema rating tba
Dir: Wash Westmoreland, UK, 111 min. Keira Knightley, Dominic  [ ... ]

Tétreault & Scarfone

Classical cello and piano September 23
Harbourfront Theatre Stéphane Tétreault, cello, and Marie- [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]