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Charlottetown Fest cast housing

Every summer the off-Island cast, orchestra, and crew of the Charlottetown Festival flood into town  [ ... ]

Come Sing with us

Choral Music Director Don Fraser invites you to join the Confederation Singers for a season of inspi [ ... ]

Curated by Deidre Kessler

Anticipation

Outside my window the world is hovering
on hummingbird wings beating such a quick time
it’s as if it’s standing still, holding its breath
until it lets go and roars and batters through
this still scene with snow flying and winds baffling
the house, the garden disappearing in a blind
whirling robe of white fire. The geranium, the begonia,
David and Star and I stand watch at the window,
grateful our house is standing quiet, holding steady.
Our house nestled in the village, our village nestled
in farmland, our land nestled in the inlet, in the strait,
in the Gulf, H²0 risen up and returned in the wind
as white curtains billowing at the window.

—Judy Gaudet. Conversation with Crows (Oberon Press) and 150+: Canada’s History in Poetry (Acorn Press, 2018) are Judy’s two most recent collections.

PEI poet laureate Deirdre Kessler selects a poem a month by an Island poet for readers of The Buzz.

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Some Upcoming Events

The Drawer Boy

Until January 20
City Cinema PG
Dir: Arturo Pérez Torres/Aviva Armour-Ostroff, Canada, 99 min. Stuar [ ... ]

Sequential thinking

Serial arrangements at Confederation Centre Art Gallery Until March 19 The tradition of artists wo [ ... ]

Credit Union Music PEI Week 2019

Awards Gala, concerts, shows, parties and more January 23–27
Charlottetown Credit Union Music PEI [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]