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Festive Wreath Contest

It’s time for the annual Friends of Confederation Centre Festive Wreath Exhibition. Show off your  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

D-BOX Motion Seats at Cineplex

Charlottetown movie-goers can now treat themselves to one of Cineplex’s most popular premium experiences, with the addition of D-BOX Motion Seats to Cineplex Cinemas Charlottetown. D-BOX chairs move in concert with the action on the big screen and use some of the most innovative technologies in cinema today.The Legend of Tarzan is the first D-BOX experience available at this location.

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Pogey Beach Kickstarter

Pogey Beach is a feature length comedy from the guys who brought you the comedy series Just Passing Through! A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to help fund the project. Pogey Beach is a greasy R-rated beach comedy, an updated version of beach party movies of the 1960s. The story centres on the lives of unemployed beach bums living the pogey dream—collecting employment insurance all summer
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Singing to Myself

Singing to Myself
New feature film by Harmony Wagner wraps shooting

Charlottetown’s Periscope Pictures has shot their second feature length film, written and directed by Harmony Wagner. Singing To Myself tells the story of Iris, a young deaf woman, who decides to forsake the world, but soon learns that life, and love, cannot be silenced.

The film was the recipient of a 1K Wave Atlantic award presented by Women in
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Anne of Green Gables on PBS

Canadian production company Breakthrough Entertainment and American public broadcaster PBS recently announced a broadcast deal that will bring the newly completed two-hour film of L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables to North American audiences. Anne of Green Gables will be broadcast on PBS stations on November 24 at 8 pm ET as a Thanksgiving family television event.

Directed by John Kent
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The shooter

The shooter
Profile: John Hopkins

by Jane Ledwell

“I’m quite laid back, but also quite driven. It’s a real dialectic,” laughs John Hopkins. The filmmaker required the pull of patience and persistence to spend five years on a feature-length documentary on the Bluefin tuna, to be released by the NFB this coming fall.

Filming the massive tuna, which John describes as “the world’s most evolved fish,” “demanded
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Harmony Wagner receives 1KWave Atlantic Award for next feature film

Harmony Wagner receives 1KWave Atlantic Award for next feature film

Director Harmony Wagner was recently awarded a 1KWave Atlantic award to produce her latest film, Singing to Yourself. A drama, the story answers the question—when a young deaf woman decides to forsake the world, what can pull her from her island of silence?

Presented by Women in Film and Television Atlantic and pUNK Films, 1KWave Atlantic is a call for brave and bold features from Atlantic
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Top Stamp lager

Top Stamp lager
Just Passing Through and Upstreet collaborate

Just Passing Through and Upstreet Craft Brewing have combined forces to release a collaboration beer to help celebrate the success of the show’s second season. The twelve episodes have been watched over 340,000 times since the release of season 2 on January 31 and now the show’s creators are looking to provide fans with a new way to connect with the
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Boots on the ground

Boots on the ground
Profile: Louise Lalonde

by Jane Ledwell

Louise Lalonde says a teacher friend recently observed about her students: “If you speak, they listen”—she shrugs slightly—“but if it’s on a screen, it’s like it has more value.”

That’s important intel for a filmmaker like Louise. But, she says with conviction, “You don’t put anything on a screen without a script.” Later, she comments, “The best part is
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Al Tuck—Always On My Mind

On February 14, Valentine’s Day, Al Tuck published his latest video, “Always On My Mind,” from the album Fair Country (2015). The video is directed by Devin Casario with photography by Steven Gill. “Always On my Mind” (1972) was written by Wayne Carson, Johnny Christopher, and Mark James. Check it out at Youtube... or www.facebook.com/alan.layton.144.

See Just Passing Through on YouTube

See Just Passing Through on YouTube

Just Passing Through is a Canadian comedy series created by Prince Edward Islanders Jeremy Larter, Geoff Read, and Jason Larter. The show has two seasons.

Season 1 follows two rough-and-tumble “cousints” from Prince Edward Island, Terry and Parnell Gallant (Dennis Trainor and Robbie Moses). Terry and Parnell stop in Toronto when their car breaks down while on their way to “get loaded rich” in
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The Sisters Brothers

November 21–25
City Cinema 14A, graphic violence, disturbing content, coarse language.
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Yr. Obedient Servant

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

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

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