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Diversity Workshop

NDP PEI will hold a Diversity workshop for members and supporters of all genders. The event will foc [ ... ]

Sexual health walk-in clinic

A sexual health walk-in clinic will offer Islanders another way to access sexual health services, in [ ... ]

The Secret of Bowring Park

The Secret of Bowring Park
Christine Gordon Manley

Christine Gordon Manley invites anyone who believes in the magic within to help her launch The Secret of Bowring Park on July 17 at 6:30 pm at the Confederation Centre Library in Charlottetown.

Every child who has visited the Peter Pan statue in St. John’s, NL, swears that it is magic. They know that the mice, squirrels, rabbits, and fairies are never in the same place as
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Island at the Centre of the World

Island at the Centre of the World
John Calder

Acorn Press has released Island at the Centre of the World by John Calder, a look at the geological history of Prince Edward Island.

PEI has a history. But its story begins far, far beyond the birth of the nation, the arrival of European settlers, the Mi’kmaq, or even the first humans. Its story is older than the Island, which was born of climate change and rising seas 7,000 years ago.
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Put Your Hand in My Hand: The Spiritual Connections of Catherine and Gene MacLellan

Put Your Hand in My Hand: The Spiritual Connections of Catherine and Gene MacLellan
Harvey Sawler

A new book by Harvey Sawler, Put Your Hand in My Hand: The Spiritual Connections of Catherine and Gene MacLellan, has been released by Nimbus Publishing.

Put Your Hand in My Hand is the story of the relationship between one of Canadian singer-songwriter Gene MacLellan and his daughter Catherine, also a talented musical artist. Gene MacLellan’s contribution to the Canadian songbook
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Souris by the Sea: Home of the Dragger Fleet

Souris by the Sea: Home of the Dragger Fleet
Paul Gallant, with Fan MacIntyre and Roy Lambie

Souris by the Sea: Home of the Dragger Fleet, by Paul Gallant, with Fan MacIntyre and Roy Lambie, is a new book about the dragger fleet out of Souris. It is being launched July 8, 2 pm at the Souris Legion.

The full colour book tells the history through interviews transcribed verbatim, with captains and crews; plant workers, owners, and managers. It
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A gift of Island poetry: Steve McOrmond

Cats and Dogs

Rain, rain, rain on the roof
like a noise machine – you’ve been listening
but you can’t hear the loop.
You aren’t alone. The past holds itself aloof
like a cat, absolutely certain
it’s the most captivating and misunderstood
creature in the room. Present
company included. The future is the twin
that couldn’t be more different.
Anxious as a dog leashed to a lamppost,
it knows its master, who’s
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The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII

The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII
Jillianne Hamilton

So, you’ve watched The Tudors and you’ve read Wolf Hall, but do you know the real story of Catherine, Anne, Jane, Anne, Katheryn and Katherine?  Focusing on the lives of the wives, The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII gives the six unfortunate queens the biography they almost certainly wouldn’t have asked for.

Charlottetown author Jillianne Hamilton’s debut
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Moira Ashe: Enemy Within (Book 1)

Moira Ashe: Enemy Within (Book 1)
Brendon Bertram

PEI paranormal novelist Brendon Bertram has released a new supernatural thriller, Moira Ashe: Enemy Within (Book 1).

A blood moon is rising above Abalon. Werewolves, once heard of only in whispers around the borderlands, have been spotted in villages and towns mere miles from the capital, and the king is worried—worried enough to send Lincoln Clarke to find help. Lincoln’s gone
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In The Shadow of God’s Wings

In The Shadow of God’s Wings
Sheila Mallory

Sheila Mallory is a retired United Church minister who lives in Montague. For the past 30 years, through various careers and finally her ordination as a minister who served congregations in Ontario, New Brunswick and PEI, she kept a daily diary of events in her life. At age 83 and following recovery from a near-death experience, she has used her diary and her own reliable memory to
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A Photographer’s Guide to Prince Edward Island

John Sylvester and Stephen DesRoches

There are very few places as photogenic as Prince Edward Island. With its sweeping landscapes, scenic vistas and miles upon miles of beaches, the Island is a haven for photographers. Taking advantage of potential stunning images of the Island in all seasons, two award-winning photographers know the best places to set up, when and how best to photograph
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Living Lightly On The Earth: Building An Ark For Prince Edward Island 1974-76

Living Lightly On The Earth: Building An Ark For Prince Edward Island 1974-76
Steven Mannell

The PEI book launch of Living Lightly On The Earth: Building An Ark For Prince Edward Island 1974-76 by Steven Mannell will take place June 11 at The Carriage House at Beaconsfield, 2 Kent Street beginning at 7:30 pm.

Built in 1976 by the Cape Cod-based New Alchemy Institute and designed in partnership with Solsearch Architects of Cambridge MA, the Ark bio-shelter was conceived as
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Wonderland

Cirque Musica Holiday November 15
Eastlink Centre Eastlink Centre has announced the all-new concert [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, $10, or visit Eventbrite.ca for advanc [ ... ]

One-act comedies

Rob MacDonald presents four of his plays in November The Guild Island audiences are familiar with  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]