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Festive Wreath Contest

It’s time for the annual Friends of Confederation Centre Festive Wreath Exhibition. Show off your  [ ... ]

COPD screening

November is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Awareness Month and Islanders are encourage [ ... ]

The Charlottetown song

The Charlottetown song

The City of Charlottetown presented singer-songwriter, Karine Ste-Marie, a certificate of congratulations for the French version of her song “Charlottetown” hitting number one on Lci Musique, Sirius XM Franco earlier this year. Karine was back in Charlottetown recently to perform in the Cool Moon Festival, where her song”Charlottetown” was featured.

Teaching award

Teaching award

Dr. Greg Doran, chair and association professor of English at UPEI and coordinator of UPEI’s theatre studies program recently received the Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) Distinguished Teaching Award recognizing outstanding teaching over a number of years. From the award citation: “Dr. Greg Doran has influenced and inspired countless students with his energy, enthusiasm, and passion.”
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Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festival 2019

Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festival 2019

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, for the Island’s annual celebration of World Theatre Day.

The Community Theatre Festival is a showcase for community theatre—a chance for scores of actors and off-stage production volunteers to perform beyond their usual home audience, to rub shoulders with and learn from one another and get
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Pardon Me, What Did You Say?

Pardon Me, What Did You Say?
PEI Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association

Pardon Me, What Did You Say? A guide to navigating in the hard of hearing world has been published by the PEI Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA). The booklet contains personal stories by CHHA PEI members and many practical suggestions and tips for facilitating communication in a wide variety of settings. Illustrations
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RED#18

RED#18

RED (number 18), due out in November, has marked the 100 year anniversary of the end of the first World War with an old WW1 photo on the front cover. Inside you’ll find several war-time stories, including “War Veterans That I Knew” by Kevin MacLeod, and “Dear Victor” by David Weale.

First time RED contributor, Airson MacDonald, tells about his experiences being born premature in “The One Pound
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Senior Islanders of the Year

Five Islanders have been named 2018’s Senior Islanders of the Year for their contributions to Island communities. Grace Blackette, Evelyn Jenkins, Kaye Larkin, Ann Sherman, and Fairley Yeo received their awards in Summerside recently from Family and Human Services Minister Tina Mundy and PEI Seniors Secretariat Chair Paul H. Schurman. They were honoured for their volunteerism, artistic
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Signature dish

Signature dish
Charlottetown chef cooks for Fortune Global Forum

Chef Lucy B. Morrow, of Charlottetown, was selected as one of eight Canadian chefs to prepare the opening dinner for the Fortune Global Forum 2018 in October in Toronto, ON.

Lucy was invited to prepare a signature dish to showcase local Maritime flavours at this event, which was held in Canada for the first time.

Lucy’s dish, a scallop and lobster
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Governor’s Award

Glenaladale recognized by National Trust for Canada

The National Trust for Canada recently announced the Glenaladale Heritage Trust as a recipient of its 2018 Governors’ Awards for its impressive accomplishments to date in securing an exciting future for the historic Glenaladale Estate in Prince Edward Island.

The National Trust’s Governors’ Awards are non-juried awards given at the discretion of
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Some Upcoming Events

Kelley’s Christmas

Kelley Mooney and friends in holiday season concert series November 21, 25 & December 13
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Together Again

Kenny and Dolly Tribute Concert at the Confederation Centre November 29
Homburg Theatre  On No [ ... ]

Symons Lecture

Dr. Margaret MacMillan is 2018 medal recipient and lecturer November 23
Homburg Theatre Confederati [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]