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Confederation Centre Choirs

Both the Confederation Centre Youth Chorus and the Confederation Singers (the adult choir at the Cen [ ... ]

Charlottetown Recruiting Volunteer Firef...

The City of Charlottetown’s Fire Department is launched its volunteer firefighter recruitment camp [ ... ]

Island Media Arts Festival 2013 Launches

2013 marks the fourth year of The Island Media Arts Festival—what organizers say is the largest and most popular celebration of local and Atlantic-region films, videos, documentaries, animation and music videos on the Island. The festival is organized by IMAC—The Island Media Arts Cooperative—an association of media artists founded in 1978.

IMAF 2013 will be held from May 23 to May 26, 2013 with
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Radio Dramas by Clothesline Theatre

Radio dramas performed live over the airwaves were once an anticipated source of entertainment for Canadians. Wyatt Heritage Properties Inc. and Culture Summerside have joined forces to create radio dramas that bring local history alive. They have created Clothesline Theatre which now has completed twenty of the dramas.

The project first started in 2011 with the development of five dramas that
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Filmworks Summerside

Filmworks Summerside

Summerside Scene
by Peggy Miles

Independent cinema is coming to Summerside. A group of local film enthusiasts have formed a collective that will bring Canadian and international films to Summerside’s big screen. The volunteers are liaising with Film Circuit, an outreach division of TIFF (the Toronto International Film Festival). The division interacts with community groups, assisting them in
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Lady Incredible

Heather Wilson, in partnership with Red Island Media, has announced the release of Lady Incredible: Where Travel Meets Incredible Women. The TV pilot and full length documentary DVD were filmed on location in PEI and produced and directed by Steven Vitali. The show follows co-creator and host Heather Wilson as she explores PEI and meets ladies such as Chef Ilona Daniel, cake topper artist
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Student Videos Finalists

Videos by Cassie Doiron of Gulf Shore Consolidated and Sydney Rennie of Alberton Elementary have been selected as finalists in a national competition sponsored by Canada’s History Society. At the 2012 Provincial Heritage Fair 12 finalists were selected to create videos based on their project themes. Students were given a camera and were taught the basics of video shooting and editing by Renée
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Over the Rainbow

Over the Rainbow
PEI’s Michelle Bouey competes for role in CBC television series

CBC Television has launched a new live weekly competition series, Over The Rainbow, hosted by Daryn Jones, which had its two-hour season premiere September 16 at 8 pm (8:30 NT). The new series chronicles untapped musical theatre talent as performers vie for the iconic role of Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s upcoming stage adaptation
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CBC Expands Late Night Newscast

CBC Expands Late Night Newscast

As part of local service improvements announced in CBC’s five-year strategic plan “2015: Everyone, Every Way,” CBC Maritimes is expanding its late night TV newscast. CBC News Maritimes at 11 will run now for 30 minutes, with anchor Amy Smith and CBC meteorologist Peter Coade. CBC News Maritimes at 11 adds to the weekday news coverage on CBC News Nova Scotia, CBC News New Brunswick and CBC News
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Transform A Street Launches Video

The City of Charlottetown and Transform A Street organizers have announced the release of their first video featuring a Transform A street event.

The video demonstrates the types of activities and events that can be held to encourage discussion around active transportation, promote cycling and pedestrian safety, and encourage people to lead more active lifestyles.

“Given the recent bicycle tragedy
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Fairy Lights

One Great Thing
by Ann Thurlow

A great thing can sneak up on you; in fact, the best ones usually do. So why not accept an invitation to watch a movie in a friend’s backyard? All you need, really, is a billowy sheet tacked between two sturdy pines. Oh, and a projector, tucked under an umbrella illuminated by fairy lights. Shh, the lights are going down, just like in the theatre. But here the air
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A Visit to Our Town

A Visit to Our Town

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

What with keeping the crows out of the cherry tree, chasing cabbage moths and weeding the garden, summer has been flying by. But all work and no play makes a long tiring day, so we decided to head to Montgomery Theatre in North Rustico for the opening of Our Town.

North Rustico is a fancier and busier place than “the crik” of the past, when fishermen were still
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Some Upcoming Events

The Charlottetown Film Festival

October 12–14
City Cinema The Charlottetown Film Society, dedicated to supporting film culture on  [ ... ]

DMayne Event returns

With guests Jerry–Faye, Jamie Comeau and the Crooked Teeth, and Math Class October 12 at Spo [ ... ]

Dancing with the Stars

Hospice PEI’s event celebrates 7th year October 20
Murphy Community Centre October 20, 2018  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]