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Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Pal [ ... ]

Be an In-School Mentor

Who can be a mentor? You can! Kids need real people with real experience to help them realize their  [ ... ]

Kooperman at Fundy Fan Fest

Kooperman at Fundy Fan Fest

Kooperman, a feature length film comedy produced by Charlottetown’s Periscope Pictures, recently screened at Fundy Fan Fest in St. John, New Brunswick.  Fittingly, Kevin Smith (Clerks, Comic Book Men), who receives a shout out in the film, also appeared at St. John’s premiere pop culture festival.

Starring Dylan Miller, Andrew Murray, Matt Harper, Sharlene MacLean, Carl Peterson, Adi Vella,
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Miner Meltdown launched by Charlottetown gaming studio

PEI indie video game development studio Mighty Pebble Games has officially launched its first game, Miner Meltdown, to Steam. The game was in Early Access (beta), but has now been launched in full to the Steam store.

James O’Halloran, owner of Mighty Pebble Games, says, “I’m really excited to put the finishing touches on the game. It’s been over two years in the making and I had a ton of fun
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SOFT SNOW

SOFT SNOW
Art in the Open performance at Beaconsfield

Art in the Open will be presenting SOFT SNOW at Beaconsfield’s The Carriage House as part of their festival this summer on August 26. SOFT SNOW is an immersive video projection and musical performance based on the original contemporary classical musical score by Gerard Luther Clarkes. It is a piece for three voices, a piano and a flute. The piece takes
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Keynote speaker

Keynote speaker
James Redford presentation at PEI FEST

PEI Fest Executive Director, Colin Stanfield has announced a collaboration with Jamie Redford and the Redford Center to bring environmental films, panels and a keynote presentation to the inaugural film, food, and ideas festival taking place July 13 to 16 in Charlottetown. Highlighting the collaboration will be Netflix’s Sundance award-winning documentary Chasing
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ViewFinders winner

The ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth, a festival of film, video and media for youth, has announced its award winners for the ViewFinders Youth Film Competition, presented by DHX Media. Award winners included Logan Fulford from Stanhope who was Best Drama Runner Up (Prize: GorillaPod SLR Zoom and GripTight Mount) for Wrath of God. Each year ViewFinders presents the best in regional,
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Signatures

Signatures
A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars in Charlottetown

A new outdoor multimedia experience has been unveiled in downtown Charlottetown this summer. The show, Signatures—A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars, is being presented by Discover Charlottetown, Confederation Centre of the Arts, and Graphics eMotion in celebration of Canada 150. The organizers invited Canadians from across the country to
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Asian premiere

Asian premiere
John Hopkins’ Bluefin opens See & Sea Festival in Korea

PEI director John Hopkins’ acclaimed National Film Board feature documentary Bluefin (2016), set in North Lake, Prince Edward Island “The Tuna Capital of the World,” opened the Sea and See Festival in Busan, South Korea, in June, and had an outdoor night screening on Haeundae Beach, part of the Korea Ocean Leisure Show. 

Says
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“Grace”

“Grace”
Rose Cousins

JUNO Award winning songwriter Rose Cousins is sharing the new video for “Grace” directed by Jenna MacMillan from her latest, internationally acclaimed album, Natural Conclusion (Outside Music). “The video enhances the heart of the song: regret, humility, atonement, forgiveness, the plight of being human,” says Cousins. “The experience for me, is enhanced by the generosity of the truly
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“Microphone”

“Microphone”
KINLEY

Kinley Dowling will release a music video for her song “Microphone” the week of June 5. A launch performance will be held June 2 at 7:30 pm at Florence Simmons Performance Hall, 140 Weymouth Street, Charlottetown. Written by Dowling in 2015, “Microphone” is a song that depicts the night she was raped in a field at her prom party and has garnered significant press attention since it came out
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Lovely Witches Club

Lovely Witches Club
Renee Laprise and Patti Larsen launch webseries

The Lovely Witches Club, a real life creativity community, recently launched their webseries of the same name, in partnership with the relaunch of their website and club.

With assistance from Telefilm Canada, the Talent Fund and Innovation PEI, co-creators Renee Laprise and Patti Larsen are delighted to release their new series.

“We’re very excited
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Together Again

Kenny and Dolly Tribute Concert at the Confederation Centre November 29
Homburg Theatre  On No [ ... ]

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

Wintertide Holiday Festival

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

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  [ ... ]