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Ostomy Peer Support Group

Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group Charlottetown Ostomy Peer Support Group meets last Tues [ ... ]

Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild meets on the third Wednesday of the month at The Jack Blanchard Fami [ ... ]

A New Highland Storm

A New Highland Storm
New production of annual Summerside favourite

Highland Storm: The Gael, an all-new, spectacle of Celtic music, song and dance runs three nights a week, throughout July and August, at The College of Piping in Summerside. Unlike shows in the past, Highland Storm: The Gael is comprised of several high-energy production pieces woven together through Celtic music and dance.

The show will feature
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Anne Back from Toronto

Anne Back from Toronto

Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ played in Toronto before returning for the 45th annual Charlottetown Festival. Principal cast members arrived in town and began rehearsals in June.

“Rehearsing and performing Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ in Toronto has made this the best Anne™ we have ever staged in my 14 years with the Confederation Centre of the Arts,” says Wade Lynch, a cast member and
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Disco Never Dies

Disco Never Dies
Disco Cirque opens on Confederation Centre Mainstage

Singers and actors Tiffany Deriveau and Keith White have both performed disco music before, they have both worked with the artistic director of The Charlottetown Festival, Anne Allan, but neither one had ever been to PEI before now. Deriveau and White are performing in Disco Cirque on the Confederation Centre Mainstage.

“I wanted the chance to
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Don Harron at Studio 2

Don Harron at Studio 2

As the last living member of the creative team behind Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ and approaching his eighty-fifth birthday, you might think Don Harron is ready to retire Charlie’s old sweater and cap. You probably don’t know Don Harron.

Returning this summer to the Confederation Centre and The Charlottetown Festival, Harron and his alter-ego Charlie Farquharson are ready to show off the
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Eddie May Returns

Eddie May Returns

The owner of Eddie May Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, professional stand-up comedian, education conference keynote speaker, full time high school teacher and father of two, François Weber leads a busy life. However, all that changed in August 2006 when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

“In August 2005 an MRI confirmed I had a brain tumor. When the neurosurgeon began the operation the tumor
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Island Standup at The Guild

Island Standup at The Guild

The third season of The Island Standup Comedy Showcase will hit the stage at The Guild in Charlottetown.

Since you have seen them last, Matt Stewart, Fraser McCallum and François Weber have been working extremely hard. They say that the key to stand-up is getting onstage as often as possible and to continue the writing process to not only build new material but also to refine and strengthen past
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Lorne of Green Gables

Lorne of Green Gables
Lorne Elliott presents evenings of music and comedy

Canadian humourist Lorne Elliott is bringing back his show of comedy and music theatre to The Guild in Charlottetown. Entitled Lorne of Green Gables 2009, the show will be presented on five evenings. Each performance is a selection of his favourite current monologues and songs dealing with life experience. Creating new stage material about
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Maud of Cavendish

Maud of Cavendish
Theatre at Green Gables House

Maud of Cavendish, the first ever professional production at Green Gables House in Prince Edward Island National Park is produced by The Montgomery Theatre. This one hour environmental play takes place throughout the house and grounds of Green Gables, following Lucy Maud Montgomery as played by Julia Lenardon.

Written by Canadian playwright and novelist Anne Kathleen
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Musical Foot

Musical Foot
Anne & Gilbert the musical

Anne & Gilbert, the Island musical, after years of reaching critical heights in major publications including Newsweek, Variety, The Dallas Morning News and The Toronto Star, is treading close to the ground.

Nick Whelan, an actor in three of Anne & Gilbert’s Island productions, as well as a 2008 two-month tour of major Ontario theatres, has permanently
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New Potato-Time Review

New Potato-Time Review
Patrick Ledwell and Tanya Davis celebrate all things Island

Comedian Patrick Ledwell and singer-songwriter Tanya Davis will unearth and mash up the simple, hidden delights of Prince Edward Island at the Victoria Playhouse The New Potato-Time Review is a variety show with a mixture of funny and sincere stories, original music, and interpreted slideshows. Ann Thurlow interviewed Patrick and Tanya
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Some Upcoming Events

Blaze

January 29–February 3
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, substance abuse
Dir: Ethan Hawke, US, 129 m [ ... ]

Rolston String Quartet

February 21
The Mack The Rolston String Quartet is bringing a storm of classical music to The Mack t [ ... ]

Bluegrass at the Carriage House

February 3
Beaconsfield Carriage House Janet McGarry and Wildwood, a favourite PEI band, will be fea [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]