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Royal Winnipeg Ballet auditions

Until January 25, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School Professional Division will hold auditions a [ ... ]

Brain Injury Support Meetings

If you or someone you know is a brain injury survivor then Brain Injury Support Meetings are for you [ ... ]

PEI Railway Website Initiated

A new online discussion board has been established as a collection point for information dealing with the Prince Edward Island Railway. The site includes discussion boards and archiving for files, photos and databases and can be found at tinyurl.com/RailPEI. In order to block spam, a short sign in process is required. April 26, 1875 was the date of the 1st scheduled PEI Railway train. It ran
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Ch’town Sustainability Videos

The City of Charlottetown invites citizens to take a look at a video series it launched recently. The series features community perspectives on what sustainability means for citizens in the Capital and is hosted on Vimeo. The videos feature local experts and their suggestions for how Charlottetown can become a more sustainable city. The 1st video explores themes of sustainability, the 2nd includes
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Canadian Lentils

Canadian Lentils has announced the launch of a new series of 12 webisodes starring Celebrity Chef Michael Smith. The online videos, available exclusively at www.lentils.ca, offer cooking tips and easy everyday recipes that highlight the simplicity and versatility of Canadian lentils. “I love lentils, they’re a big part of my family’s food lifestyle,” says Chef Michael Smith, “I love how easy they
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City Cinema Evolves

The Charlottetown Film Society incorporated to run cinema

by Derek Martin

It doesn’t seem that long since City Cinema opened in September 1993, but we have customers now whose parents started dating there! It has been a terrific adventure so far—on top of the over 1,600 films we’ve shown in our regular schedule we have done hundreds of screenings for non-profit and private groups, hosted film
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The Old Stock

Students are being immersed in a story of culture and history thanks to a new DVD production of a play about Prince Edward Island’s black history.

In April, 2011, Island social studies classes were given the opportunity to see a live performance of The Old Stock, a play by Ron Irving and Harry Baglole, featuring music from award-winning singer/songwriter Scott Parsons. Writer/producer Sean McQuaid
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Postcard Photo Sharing

Postcard Photo Sharing

PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation has transformed an old medium, the picture postcard, into a new format: the online photo-sharing program, Flickr. Over 500 historic postcard images from the Provincial Collection spanning communities across PEI can be viewed. Many of the postcards date from the early 1900s and continue as late as the ’70s and ’80s.

Laura Winters, who put the project together,
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New Executive Director at IMAC

New Executive Director at IMAC

The Island Media Arts Coop has appointed a new executive director, Jim Bruce. Jim has replaced the former director, Lennie MacPherson, as of February 1.

Having worked for many years as an executive creative director for international advertising agencies such as McCann-Erickson and Ogilvy & Mather in many parts of the world, Jim says that he feels that the Coop should focus on “the creative
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Arts on PEI Mini-docs

Will Beckett releases his 5th

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William Beckett is a writer, web designer and photographer from Charlottetown, PEI. He is a graduate of the University of King's College School of Journalism and a current Marketing and Advertising student at Holland College. William has lived on PEI for over a decade, acquainting himself with various facets of Island culture. With this
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Youth Connection

Youth Connection
Island Media Arts Festival expands to include youth video projects

As the Island Media Arts Festival, organized by the Island Media Arts Co-op, draws closer—May 8–13—Island filmmakers are putting the finishing touches on their media works for submission.

“Among Island film and video producers, there’s a considerable youth sector which is being encouraged to send in their video projects,” states
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Rick Gibbs

Rick Gibbs

Island Imagemakers
by Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart: Describe yourself as a filmmaker.

Rick Gibbs: I’d boil it down to “team player.” My favorite gigs have always been as part of a crew, from gofer/PA to Director/DP, the collaborative energy is what I most enjoy. In recent years I’ve enjoyed working with younger filmmakers; passing on whatever experience and knowledge I might have to the next
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The Ennis Sisters

Newfoundland sisters on the mainstage December 1
Homburg Theatre  On December 1, Sobeys LIVE @ [ ... ]

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

Come Home to Us

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

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]