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Harmonia Girls’ Choir

Harmonia Girls’ Choir is seeking new members. Harmonia is Sirens’ premiere educational program  [ ... ]

Start with a Seedling

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

Stage couple

Stage couple

Married actors Madeleine Donohue and Geoffrey Pounsett came from Toronto with their two small children to North Rustico, PEI to spend the summer performing at the Watermark Theatre. Madeleine is starring in Dial M For Murder as Margot Wendice, while Geoffrey tackles the roles of James Tyrone in A Moon for the Misbegotten and Max Halliday in Dial M For Murder.

“In the play I have an affair with my
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The House of Martin Guerre concert presentation

The House of Martin Guerre concert presentation

The Confederation Centre of the Arts is bringing The House of Martin Guerre to The Charlottetown Festival this September for it’s Atlantic Canadian debut. 

This intimate concert presentation, starring Adam Brazier and Josee Boudreau, is based on a true story from 16th century France and explores what limits an individual confronts to follow their heart.

The original book was written by Leslie
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ACT to present Rainbow Valley—An Island Musical

ACT (a community theatre) has announced a family musical, Rainbow Valley, based on the novel by L. M. Montgomery and adapted for stage by Hank Stinson, will be presented in November. The Guild in Charlottetown will be the venue for eight performances November 8, 9, 10 and November 15, 16, 17.

Hank Stinson, who will also direct the production, has adapted the novel for stage with care and
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Kings Playhouse this fall

There is still a lot happening at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown this fall.

Art With Amy—the paint party is back on September 1 starting at 6 pm. Amy MacConnell will guide you step by step towards your own masterpiece. The Canteen will be open for drinks and snacks for this fun evening for all ages. No experience is necessary. This event is a fundraiser for the Kings Playhouse.

The Four
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Part of the show

Audience participation at the Feast Dinner Theatre

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Maintaining composure can be difficult for a performer at the best of times. Being on stage is tough. It requires incredible concentration to deliver a good performance and something as small as the ding of a cell phone can disrupt an artist’s focus. We’ve all peered around to see who’s ringing so we can give
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Island ancestors

Island ancestors
The family of actor Paul Cowling settled in PEI from Scotland

Actor Paul Cowling is performing this summer at Watermark Theatre in North Rustico. This is his first time on the Island, but he has roots that go a ways back. 

“My mother’s family came to the Hunter River area from Scotland sometime in the mid-1800s, around 1839,” Cowling says. “My great-great grandfather, Farquhar Beaton, and his
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Thirty years of dance umbrella

dance umbrella, an arts education training programme under Confederation Centre of the Arts, is celebrating 30 years. 

Founders Peggy Reddin and Julia Sauvé established dance umbrella in 1988. The dance umbrella programme highlights dance as an enriching art form that helps build self-confidence, create healthy bodies and minds, and develop creativity.

After years of renting space from
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Watch The Island Summer Review on Facebook Live

Watch The Island Summer Review on Facebook Live

The Island Summer Review with Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines is doing something new to show appreciation for those who have come to Harmony House Theatre, across six seasons. On August 8, through the support of the one of the show’s major sponsors at Honibe™, fans of The Island Summer Review can watch this year’s edition via Facebook Live.

Starting at 7:55 pm on August 8, Facebook Live will offer
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Back home to direct

Back home to direct
Islander Charlotte Gowdy to direct Myth of the Ostrich at Victoria Playhouse

Native Islander and theatre professional Charlotte Gowdy returns home from Stratford, Ontario this summer to direct Matt Murray’s Myth of the Ostrich at Victoria Playhouse. A graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada and Ecole Philippe Gaulier in Paris, France, Charlotte has been acting, directing, and
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The Red Dirt Road

The Red Dirt Road
Margie Carmichael’s stories adapted into new production

Stories from the Red Dirt Road has its world-debut this month at the Confederation Centre of the Arts’ Charlottetown Festival. This Island musical weaves together the stories of women from all aspects of life. It has been adapted by Marlane O’Brien from the Margie Carmichael book Stories from the Quilt

“It’s been a great surprise for
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Some Upcoming Events

Comic Book Art

Exhibit features work by Island comic book creators Until October 5
Eptek Centre There is a thrivin [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10. (For movies in the same week [ ... ]

UPEI Winter’s Tales

Author reading series with A.F. (Al) Moritz October 1
UPEI Faculty Lounge, Charlottetown In a Globe [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]