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Blood donors needed

Canadian Blood Services has announced that more than 22,000 donors are urgently needed across Canada [ ... ]

Start with a Seedling

Start with a Seedling is a unique intergenerational program that brings together community volunteer [ ... ]

Professional people

SuperChannel rep Cheryl Wagner seeks to encourage production

In Her Own Write
by Ann Thurlow

It’s TV and film awards season—the time of the year we get to lie on the couch and marvel at amazing clothes and incredible accomplishments of others. But Cheryl Wagner would like people to know that all the gold isn’t in Hollywood and that PEI has it’s share of the prizes, too.

Some back story: Last year,
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What’s on the Menu?

What’s on the Menu?
A report from the Toronto International Film Festival

by Derek Martin

This year there were 349 films at that great movie buffet, The Toronto International Film Festival. I got my guide, about the size of the PEI phone book, a couple of days before leaving, and drew up a want-to-see list of about 60. I managed 31, less than ten percent of the menu, but still a tasty sampling. Here are some notes on
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Time to Take a Bow

Time to Take a Bow
Cheryl Wagner’s “Big Comfy Couch” wins two Emmy Awards

I always brag to people that I know Cheryl Wagner, the creator of the hit children’s television series The Big Comfy Couch. That bragging cuts no mustard with the show’s core audience—four year olds—and Cheryl Wagner is glad it doesn’t.

“The characters on this show exist totally in their own universe. When children watch the show, they should
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Colette

October 15–25
City Cinema rating tba
Dir: Wash Westmoreland, UK, 111 min. Keira Knightley, Dominic  [ ... ]

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

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Confederation Centre Art Gallery Places, Paths, and Pauses Marlene Creates Running until Sep [ ... ]

Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]