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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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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