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Knitting for Mission

The Anglican Parish of Summerside will once again sponsor their Knitting for Mission group. The grou [ ... ]

Tracadie Players Dinner Theatre

Tracadie Players present their fall edition of the Tracadie Players Dinner Theatre on November 3 and [ ... ]

New Location for Centre for Performing ARTS

The Centre for Performing ARTS in Montague recently completed negotiations to purchase a new facility located at 239 Valleyfield Road (formerly Holland College). A new theatre will feature both performing and cinematic arts. A community radio station is part of future plans for the Centre. It will also be home to the new Regions East Arts Culture Heritage facility (REACH).

An art gallery at the
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Anne & Gilbert’s 5th

July 30 was the fifth anniversary for Anne & Gilbert, the musical having begun its first season on July 30, 2005 at the Victoria Playhouse. The big news of this anniversary is the pending publication of Anne & Gilbert by the preeminent play publisher, New York’s Samuel French Inc.

In September, Samuel French will contact every professional, community, and high school theatre programs in
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Anne & Gilbert Benefit

Cast members give concert for PEI Cancer Treatment Centre

The cast of Anne & Gilbert takes the stage but they won’t be performing the usual songs and dances from the hit musical. Instead, they’ll be starring in a special variety show to raise funds for the PEI Cancer Treatment Centre.

Martha Irving, who plays Marilla in Anne & Gilbert, will be the emcee for an evening of musical variety,
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David Copperfield at Civic Centre

David Copperfield at Civic Centre

An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion

Imagine if you could: Win the lottery; Travel to your perfect place in the blink of an eye; Own your dream car; Turn back the hands of time; Reunite with a lost loved one. It all becomes a reality. Every night. True to its title, “Grand Illusion” is the logical evolution of this conjurer’s art.

“For magic to be relevant,” explains Copperfield, “it has to
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Factory Atlantic

Factory Atlantic
Alex Scott leads acting workshops in Charlottetown

Meet the Mentor
by Nina Linton

In the bowels of the old Charlottetown YMCA, six staggered figures stalk the lacquered floor, their bare feet loosely dragging across its wooden planks. A woman with dark flowing hair reaches her outstretched arm back and pulls her open hand across a mirrored wall, an emotional charge runs through her fingertips.

For
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Kindred Spirits

Kindred Spirits
Anne and Diana form off-stage friendship

Amy Wallis and Alanna Chisholm play two of PEI’s most famous friends on stage at The Charlottetown Festival, but few people recognize them on the street. Even sitting in an outdoor patio near the Confederation Centre of the Arts and its larger than life posters promoting the show, they retain their anonymity.

“With that wig, it’s no wonder!” says Chisholm,
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MacGillivray Appointed

MacGillivray Appointed
Kendra MacGillivray is the new executive director at the College of Piping

by Peggy Miles

You can tell that the word “relationship” is a central theme in Kendra MacGillivray’s life. I recently sat down with the College of Piping’s new executive director, and it was soon apparent that a strong sense of connection with the people, places and things around her is important.

She’s a person who
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New Heights

New Heights
Robin Calvert is star performer in Disco Cirque

Robin Calvert is in her second year as assistant director and choreographer for the two Homburg Theatre productions at The Charlottetown Festival, and talk about increasing her work load: this year she dangles from the silks as one of the cirque performers in Disco Cirque.

Calvert has been with the Festival company as a performer for the past six
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Riverdance Numbers

When Riverdance opens its two week run at The Charlottetown Festival, the production will add even more numbers to their record books. Since Riverdance began in Dublin in 1995, the show has played more than 10,000 performances and more than 21 million people in 300 venues worldwide have seen it live. The show has played throughout 32 countries across four continents. The cast has travelled 563,000
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Tuesdays with Morrie

Will and Bill McFadden take roles

An old man. A young man. And life’s greatest lesson. These words aptly describe the play, Tuesdays with Morrie. Written for the stage by Mitch Albom and Jeffrey Hatcher, and based on Albom’s best selling book of the same name, Tuesdays With Morrie is a life-affirming feast for the heart and soul.

The play tells the story of Mitch (played by Will McFadden) and
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Some Upcoming Events

Album launch: Adrienne Gallant

October 28
Belle-Alliance Center
The launch of the CD Ballades, un projet père et fille, volume 1,  [ ... ]

PEI’s Famous Five

October 30
UPEI In 1993, women held five of the most influential positions in the province of Prince [ ... ]

George Canyon tour comes to S’side

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

Recent News & Articles

Triple threat

Profile: Emma Fugate by Jane Ledwell Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my [ ... ]

The VOLUME 18 combination

The New Creative by Cassandra Bernard Founders Christina MacLeod, Rachel Peters, Heather MacAulay  [ ... ]

Summerside pride

Way Up West by Jan Cox Nancy Beth Guptill, owner of Sweet Spot Academy, digital and business consu [ ... ]