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Collège de l’Île registration

By taking advantage of a new early bird registration option for certain programs at Collège de l’ [ ... ]

Irish Heritage Short Courses

The Benevolent Irish Society Irish Heritage Short Courses will be held on Mondays at 7 pm in Februar [ ... ]

PEI Writers’ Guild Board of Directors  L-R: Richard Furlong, Nicole Lewis Kemp, Sophia Ball, Gillian Mahen, Cindy Midgley, Mo Duffy Cobb, Christine Gordon Manley, Keith Burgoyne, Bruce McCallum. Missing from photo are Julie Pellisier, Katie Mac, Kelsie Danielle MacDonaldThe PEI Writers’ Guild (PEIWG) has elected its 2018–2019 Board of Directors.

President Keith Burgoyne stepped down and is taking on the role of Past President. Local author and entrepreneur Mo Duffy Cobb was elected as the new President. Bruce McCallum and Cindy Midgley will continue in their roles as Vice President and Treasurer, respectfully. New member Sophia Ball will resume the role of Secretary.

Members At Large voted in include: Christine Gordon Manley (new), Julie Pellisier Lush (new), Richard Furlong (staying on), Gillian Mahen (new), Katie Mac (new), Nicole Lewis Kemp (new), and Kelise Danielle MacDonald (new).

The Board thanked outgoing members Lorraine Clements, Kathy Birt, and Brad Bernard for their dedication and hard work.

The Guild facilitates writing workshops throughout the year, as well as the open mic nights at Receiver Coffee and other professional development opportunities for local writers.

There are approx 175 members of the PEI Writers’ Guild, and the Board invites anyone with an interest in writing to consider becoming a member. Members get a discount on workshops and a chance to participate in planning writing events for PEI.

www.peiwritersguild.com

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Some Upcoming Events

Rolston String Quartet

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

Fräulein Klarinette

Piano and clarinet recital at UPEI’s Dr. Steel Recital Hall January 26
UPEI UPEI Clarinet Profess [ ... ]

Blaze

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

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Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

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A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

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