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Premiere Toastmasters Club

Gain confidence and learn new skills such as impromptu speaking, communication, and leadership skill [ ... ]

Ostomy Peer Support Group

Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group meets last Tues [ ... ]

Chef Abroad Season Two

Since earning a huge following in Canada with three original television series, The Inn Chef, Chef at Large, and Chef at Home, Michael Smith has been poised to take on the world. Cellar Door Productions and Ocean Entertainment have now combined their expertise in lifestyle and documentary television production to create Chef Abroad. The show, financed through the Canadian Television Fund’s
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Screenwriter’s Bootcamp

Screenwriter’s Bootcamp
3rd annual training week held in Mount Stewart

Recently, 16 emerging writers from across the Atlantic Region were treated to five days of training in the art of screenwriting for film and television as part of the 3rd annual PEI Screenwriters' Bootcamp. The Island Media Arts Coop, in collaboration with Telefilm Canada and with the support of provincial and municipal governments, hosted the event
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Whose Dog Is It Anyway?

“Whose Dog Is It Anyway?” (an 11-minute short film) marks Sex and the City writer/executive producer Cindy Chupack’s directorial debut. The film will be part of The 2nd Annual Prince Edward Island International Film Festival which hits the silver screen at The Guild in Charlottetown. The festival will showcase 40 independent films from around the world.

In this New York tale, Emma (Sarah Paulson),
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PEI Film Festival

PEI Film Festival
Second year for festival of Canadian and international films

The 2nd Annual Prince Edward Island International Film Festival hits the silver screen in Charlottetown showcasing independent films from around the world in a weekend run of almost forty films.

Opening the festival will be a special showcase of the Prince Edward Shorts supporting local filmmakers from PEI and the Maritime
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Manatee Bay 3D world

Manatee Bay 3D world

Telos International hosted a beta test of its new online virtual world, Manatee Bay, part of the City of Sinners & Saints series, at the Atlantic Technology Centre in Charlottetown in April. Telos invited a group of 14 testers to enter the 3D world and give feedback as they prepared for the upcoming worldwide launch.

Manatee Bay is a light-hearted, comedic, cartoon world where visitors can
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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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Some Upcoming Events

Wintertide Holiday Festival

November 24 & 25
Charlottetown Wintertide Holiday Festival begins November 23 with a Wintertide  [ ... ]

Trailside Café 2018

Select dates Trailside Café  Amanda Jackson Band
November 18 Amanda Jackson Band’s lates [ ... ]

Yr. Obedient Servant

An evening with Samuel Johnson  November 22 | November 24
Watermark Theatre | Haviland Club Th [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]