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PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with members age 40 and over. [ ... ]

Creative arts and dance classes

Soul Play Studios is a new studio offering a wide range of classes for kids and adults in the Callbe [ ... ]

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

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

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

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

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

Farewell to Film

Farewell to Film
City Cinema undergoes transformation to digital projection

by Derek Martin

As many of you have read here, City Cinema is undergoing a dual transformation—from a private company to a community-owned non-profit, and from running 35mm film to a 2K digital projection system. The changes won’t make much difference for the average trip to the movies, but digital projection will have some advantages, and

Telling Island Stories App

Telling Island Stories App

The Robertson Library development team at UPEI has announced the launch of its Telling Island Stories (TIS) application. The app is available in Apple’s App Store. The TIS project is a collaborative community digitization and economic development project led by the Robertson Library. Student developers—Dylan Sawyer, Peter Workman, and Nick MacAulay—were involved in the project and completed the

New Anne TV series

Breakthrough Entertainment with Heirs Of Lucy Maud Montgomery to produce 13-episodes

Canadian production-distribution studio Breakthrough Entertainment and the heirs of Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery have joined forces to develop and produce a 13-episode series for television based the book series, Anne of Green Gables. Announcement of the new series was made jointly at the Banff World Media

Sweetheart of a Film

Sweetheart of a Film
Jenna MacMillan and Ann Thurlow film debuts at IMAF

by Laurie Brinklow

For as long as I’ve known Ann Thurlow, she’s been writing stories in her head. While washing dishes or dropping off to sleep, the long-time CBC broadcaster, journalist, and editor creates quirky characters mired in unlikely situations—then shares them with her friends. Now—not content to publish a short story or a book—Ann has

John Hopkins PEI’s Filmmaker of the Year

John Hopkins PEI’s Filmmaker of the Year

At the recent IMAC Film Festival Gala Island filmmaker John Hopkins won The William F. White Award for Island Filmmaker of the Year. Recognized were his contributions to developing PEI’s film industry, and work supporting other Islanders pursuing production careers and projects.

John Hopkins recently completely a film on his late mother, and well-known artist, Hilda Woolnough MFA. “At last year’s

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Some Upcoming Events

Light Up the Dark

Confederation Centre holiday show December 14
Homburg Theatre Confederation Centre carries a long t [ ... ]

Come Home to Us

Christmas programming at the Celtic Performing Arts Centre Select dates
Celtic Performing Arts Centr [ ... ]

Moving East tour

Jimmy Rankin at Harbourfront Theatre and Trailside Café November 22 & 23  Jimmy Rankin [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]