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Open House at My f STUDIO

An artisan’s cooperative in East Point will hold an open house on September 22 from 12 to 3 pm. Th [ ... ]

PEI Crafts Council news

The PEI Crafts Council’s next jury will take place September 21. Visit their website to fill out t [ ... ]

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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Women tackle web series

Women tackle web series
Incubator Program at St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival 

A group of four Atlantic Canadian female media creators took part in the second annual Interactive Incubator Program at the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival recently. Among them is Louise Lalonde, PEI Producer and Member of Women in Film and Television-Atlantic.

The winners were selected to advance their
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Miner Meltdown

James O’Halloran releases video game from Mighty Pebble Games

Mighty Pebble Games, owned by James O’Halloran, has released the first trailer for a new one-man independent video game studio in Charlottetown.

Miner Meltdown is a 2d team-based competitive multiplayer game. You, the player, are a miner in an underground mine scouring for minerals. As you and your teammates collect minerals, you are
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Chef in Your Ear

Food Island Partnership has teamed up with Food Network Canada as a sponsor of the network’s new series Chef in Your Ear. PEI products will be featured in the episode airing October 26 at 10 pm ET/PT on Food Network Canada.

This Food Network Canada partnership is supported by Tourism PEI, Innovation PEI, the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, the PEI Potato Board, Mussel Industry Council,
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Icejam™ to launch mobile game

Charlottetown-based icejam™ is launching its playable data™ platform—a real-time, real-world driven gameplay. The company is working on the development of its market-defining platform, scheduled to debut with the studio’s first game in 2016. The Govt of Canada is supporting icejam games inc. with a contribution of $478,775 through ACOA’s Business Dev Program. The Government of PEI has approved
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Kooperman opens

Kooperman opens
Feature by Harmony Wagner premieres at Atlantic Film Festival

Kooperman, the first feature film by Prince Edward Island director Harmony Wagner, is making its world premiere at the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax. The film debuts September 19 at 9:45 pm at Cineplex Cinemas Park Lane.

Winner of the 2014 Telefilm Micro-Budget Production Fund, this comedy tells the story of Griffin Kooperman, the
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Echoic AM

Sam Thomson and Ben Rayner (from PEI) have collaborated on a short film called Echoic AM which explores themes of hearing loss, aging, memory and regret, and stars 89 year old Bob Armstrong. It was shot and produced this past May in a wild couple of weeks in preparation for the 2015 My Rode Reel competition which pits 1–3 min films from around the world against each other on an international
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Jimmy Rankin shows

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

George Canyon tour comes to S’side

November 3
Harbourfront Theatre Canadian country star George Canyon is taking his new album, Southsi [ ... ]

Cool Moon

Cross-cultural Arts Festival September–November
Various locations The main stage of Confederation [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]