BUZZon.com
Submit Event

From the Noticeboard

Tracadie Players Dinner Theatre

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

SingFest PEI 2018

October 20 is World Singing Day and PEI will celebrate with at a week-long celebration called SingFe [ ... ]

Wild Island: Prince Edward Island’s Hidden Wilderness

Wild Island: Prince Edward Island’s Hidden Wilderness
John Sylvester

Acorn Press and award-winning photographer John Sylvester have teamed up to produce Sylvester’s latest book, Wild Island: Prince Edward Island’s Hidden Wilderness.

John Sylvester says that it is the experience of wild things in our natural surroundings that brings peace, wonder, and inspiration to his work and life. On an Island aptly called “The Million-Acre Farm,” the challenge
read more ››

Angora Napkin

Angora Napkin
Troy Little

IDW Publishing has released Angora Napkin, a graphic novel written and illustrated by Troy Little.

Following the success of his noir graphic novel Chiaroscuro, Island writer/artist Troy Little takes a detour into the comedic cartoon world of the girl pop band known as Angora Napkin.

This book follows the adventures of Beatrice, Molly and Mallory one Halloween night as they race to the
read more ››

Butterflies in My Belly

Butterflies in My Belly
Jackie MacKay
Illustrations by Brenda Whiteway

Butterflies in My Belly, written by Jackie MacKay and illustrated by Brenda Whiteway, is co-published by The Acorn Press and the Catholic Family Services Bureau.

Tommy Corbin is a grade three student whose favourite part of school is gym class. He especially loves learning new soccer drills. But sometimes during the day, millions of butterflies begin
read more ››

I Like Apples

I Like Apples
Marie Lyon

I Like Apples, a children’s book by Marie Lyon, has recently been published by Xlibris. I Like Apples is a book for 3 to 6 year-olds illustrated in bright colours in colouring-book mode, with text pages introducing small sketches. Marie says she hopes her book will stimulate children to observe and ask questions.

Bossy the cow lives on a small farm with a yellow cat who is her
read more ››

Sensational Seafood

Sensational Seafood
Julie V. Watson

Nimbus has released a new edition of Sensational Seafood: Creative and Classic Recipes from the East Coast by Julie V. Watson.

This collection of seafood recipes includes easy-to-follow instructions, suggested serving sizes and a little bit of seafood history. Beginning with a comprehensive section on how to buy, prepare, and store fish, molluscs, and crustaceans, Watson’s
read more ››

Shipwrecks & Seafaring Tales

Shipwrecks & Seafaring Tales
Julie V. Watson

Nimbus has announced the release of a new edition of Julie Watson’s Shipwrecks & Seafaring Tales of Prince Edward Island.

In this collection of tales Julie has gathered information that has survived and been handed down in legends, folklore, in archives and family histories. It includes the story of the disastrous voyage of 1,500 British prisoners sent to France after the
read more ››

Acadian Mi-Carême: Masks and Merrymaking

Acadian Mi-Carême: Masks and Merrymaking
Georges Arsenault
Translated by Sally Ross

The rich traditions associated with Mi-Carême or Mid-Lent are firmly anchored in the folkways of Acadian communities. To celebrate Mi-Carême, people visited each others homes dressed up in masks and costumes. In the midst of the merrymaking, a mysterious character called the Mi-Carême gave candies to little children—and sometimes even delivered babies.
read more ››

Fatted Calf Blues

Fatted Calf Blues
Steven Mayoff

Island resident, Steven Mayoff launches his debut fiction collection, Fatted Calf Blues, at the Confederation Centre Library.

The book, which is published by Turnstone Press, has received some impressive early praise.

“The memorable characters of Fatted Calf Blues resonate long after these stories are over: a man in a streetcar proclaiming his genius, a couple who question one
read more ››

Going Fast

Going Fast

Elaine McCluskey

Elaine McCluskey’s new fiction Going Fast (Goose Lane Editions) is a comic title that celebrates and castigates the Dartmouth, NS boxing scene, which was know as the “farm team” of the North American boxing world. For this debut novel, Elaine McCluskey has created a world in which each character is in search of something—success, legitimacy, a way to deal with demons from the
read more ››

Marty the Mailbox

Marty the Mailbox
Ian Stretch releases a book for children

The Natural
by Heather Denning

In the pool and snooker playing community there is a type of player known as a “natural.” This is someone who has the ability to play without the aid of all the tricks and techniques that other players use to learn how to succeed. If there was such a thing as a “natural” writer, Ian Stretch would be it, with a style and turn
read more ››

Events Calendar

September 2018
S M T W T F S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30

Some Upcoming Events

Dancing with the Stars

Hospice PEI’s event celebrates 7th year October 20
Murphy Community Centre October 20, 2018  [ ... ]

Cool Moon

Cross-cultural Arts Festival September–November
Various locations The main stage of Confederation [ ... ]

The Thank You Canada Tour

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Patrick Chan and more in Summerside November 15
Credit Union Place Canada [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]