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Garden Club of PEI

The November 21 meeting of the Garden Club of PEI will include a presentation on Christmas Decoratin [ ... ]

Art for Stars for Life

David Garcia Jimenez donates painting for Christmas card Island artist David Garcia Jimenez has don [ ... ]

Heritage Minute

Heritage Minute
L. M. Montgomery featured

Historica Canada launched a new Heritage Minute to coincide with 2018 International Women’s Day on March 8. 

The new Heritage Minute features PEI literary icon L. M. Montgomery and was created in consultation with UPEI past-president Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Epperly and Montgomery scholars Dr. Mary Rubio and Dr. Laura Robinson.

Dr. Epperly is an internationally
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Meet Spinch

Meet Spinch
Indie games meets indie comics—Queen Bee Games

Queen Bee Games, artist Jesse Jacobs, and musician James Kirkpatrick (Thesis Sahib) have announced their partnership on the production of Spinch, a fast running, sensory experience that combines the tradition of artistic indie games with the spirit of indie comics. 

Transcend the material realm and enter into a world teeming with psychedelia.
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100-day Field Trip

100-day Field Trip
Terrence Taylor builds online community via video content

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Imagine being able to exchange video content for travel resources? Well, that is exactly what Terrence Taylor Media (TTM) has set out to do through a 100-day field trip around the world.

Terrence Taylor, founder of TTM, says young content creators living and working in Atlantic Canada should travel to
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School video contest

The Workers Compensation Board (WCB) has launched its annual high school video contest. With a theme of Focus on Safety, PEI high school students are encouraged to produce a two-minute video on workplace safety for a chance to win $1,000 and another $1,000 for their school. The video contest is part of a nation-wide initiative of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). The
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Discover Charlottetown videos

Discover Charlottetown has announced the launch of 4 video ads for its 2018 marketing campaign. It’s the first time the city’s destination marketing organization has created an ad exclusively targeted at the millennial traveller, marking a new focus for the city’s tourism operators. Discover Charlottetown hired Furrow Creative to produce the videos and will release them in targeted geographic
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Make It Your Business

Make It Your Business
New video series about family violence in public places

With the support and vision of the City of Charlottetown Mayor’s Purple Ribbon Taskforce, Family Violence Prevention Services has launched a new video series that takes aim at family violence in public places and work environments.

The “Make it Your Business” video series offers brief, practical examples of how to recognize signs of family
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IMAC is now FilmPEI

IMAC is now FilmPEI

Island Media Arts Cooperative (IMAC) is now officially named FilmPEI. The name change reflects the growing role of the organization to support and sustain media arts and to build a vibrant film industry on Prince Edward Island.

Along with the new name, FilmPEI is getting a new home and asking Islanders to help them build it. They have launched a crowdfunding campaign (fundrazr.com/supportfilmpei
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Bluefin making a splash

Bluefin making a splash
Latest award is Best Documentary at California Film Awards

Prince Edward Island Filmmaker John Hopkins’ National Film Board documentary Bluefin was the Grand Winner and recipient of the 2017 Best Documentary Feature at the California Film Awards recently in San Diego. 

The California Film Awards recognizes and celebrates important world cinema that represents the forefront of aesthetic,
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Youth Video Contest

The City of Charlottetown is working on a Community Energy Plan and gathering feedback from the public on how they can improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and continue to shift toward a more sustainable future. The youth of the Charlottetown are the future, so they want to hear from you.

Create a short video showcasing your idea(s) for how Charlottetown can become a more
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The Child Remains

The Child Remains
The Charlottetown Film Society screening at City Cinema

A special screening of award-winning Nova Scotia filmmaker, Michael Melski’s latest feature film, The Child Remains, is planned for January 21 at 2 pm at City Cinema, Charlottetown. The film was selected as one of five to be presented at the Charlottetown Film Society’s Popup Festival celebrating Telefilm Canada’s 50th Anniversary.

The story
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Some Upcoming Events

Rainbow Valley—An Island Musical

ACT presents Hank Stinson’s adaptation at The Guild November 16 & 17
The Guild As PEI’s pro [ ... ]

What They Had

November 26–December 2
City Cinema PG, coarse language
Dir: Elizabeth Chomko, US, 101 min. Hilary S [ ... ]

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

The St. Lawrence

The Cove Journal by JoDee Samuelson We lean against the rails as the Island slips by. Souris, Litt [ ... ]

The same mistakes

The Nature of PEI by Gary Schneider When I’m teaching the UPEI course on ecological forestry, I  [ ... ]