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Al-Anon

What can you do when someone close to you drinks too much? Al-Anon Family groups provide hope and he [ ... ]

Camp Dynamo

Camp Dynamo, presented by the PEI Business Women’s Association, takes place September 28–30 at D [ ... ]

The House of Martin Guerre

Review by Doug Gallant

In what had already been an extraordinary summer for the Charlottetown Festival, the producers of the Festival may well have saved the best for last.

The House of Martin Guerre, presented September 18 as a one-night-only staged concert, was absolutely brilliant, a powerful and emotionally stirring tale of love, loss, deception, betrayal and ultimately of sacrifice, played
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Islanders nominated for Canadian Folk Music Awards

The Canadian Folk Music Awards announced the nominees for their 14th edition to be held November 30–December 1, in Calgary, Alberta. 

Islanders nominated for a 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award are: Catherine MacLellan (If It’s Alright With You: The Songs of Gene MacLellan) and Dylan Menzie (As The Clock Rewinds) for Contemporary Singer of the Year; The East Pointers (What We Leave Behind)
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FIN Film Fest winners

FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film, media and music from this region and around the world. It’s a festival that turns Halifax into an international mecca for the arts, abuzz with film lovers and filmmakers alike.

After a highly successful 38th year, FIN Atlantic International Film Festival announces its award winners for the event, September
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Shellfish Festival winners

The 2018 Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival has wrapped all signs indicate that attendance was up over previous years. Final numbers will be available soon. Over $26,000 in cash prizes were handed out at a number of competitions over the weekend. 

The competition winners from the 2018 Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival are: 

Motts Clamato Best
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Triple threat

Triple threat
Profile: Emma Fugate

by Jane Ledwell

Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my accounting business, one for my role as president of Film PEI, and one as a partner in Onset Communications, a (film industry equipment) start-up.” 

Side roles as an organizer of Playing with Choir or treasurer of West Kent Home and school, the Charlottetown Film Society, and Women in Film and
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Maritime Home Brew Challenge

Presented by The Gahan House

The Gahan House has expanded across the Maritimes, and to celebrate this they are hosting a Home Brew Challenge across Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

The Maritime Home Brew Challenge encourages home brewers to create a unique special brew, and submit it to their local Gahan for the chance to win the title of Grand Champion and more.

The following
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Destiny Best

Destiny Best
Release date on World Suicide Prevention Day

Local singer/songwriter Destiny Best is tapping into her personal experiences with her debut single, "I Choose to Live," in which she talks about her struggles as an adolescent.

Destiny partnered with producer Jon Matthews to record the song, which is about her experiences as a teenager living with domestic abuse and depression, which led to thoughts of
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Luminos Ensemble

2018-2019 season

PEI’s professional mixed choir Luminos Ensemble will present 3 concerts during the 2018-2019 season: “Shoulda Been Choral” on September 30, “From Out Of The Dark: Mid-Winter Songs” on January 20, and “Locavore’s Delight: The 100-Mile (Choral) Diet” June 2. All concerts are held at 2:30 pm at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 101 Prince Street, Charlottetown.

 

Info/to book: LuminosEnsemble.com

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Some Upcoming Events

On the Bright Side

Barra MacNeils come to Harbourfront with new album October 5
Harbourfront Theatre  The Barra M [ ... ]

Trailside Café 2018

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Trailside Café  Tomato/Tomato | September 21 Hang onto your hats because th [ ... ]

Forage PEI

First annual food industry symposium in Charlottetown October 18 & 19
Various locations A new a [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]