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Maritime Home Brew Challenge

Presented by The Gahan House The Gahan House has expanded across the Maritimes, and to celebrate th [ ... ]

Playing with Choir: Fall Term 2018

Playing with Choir is an opportunity to come together in a large group to learn simple 3 part harmon [ ... ]

The VOLUME 18 combination

The VOLUME 18 combination
The New Creative

by Cassandra Bernard

Founders Christina MacLeod, Rachel Peters, Heather MacAulay and Alicia Arsenault recently launched VOLUME 18, a new marketing firm, combining their skills and expertise to bring clients high-end and seamless project management services.

The meaning behind the business name, VOLUME 18, is two-fold, MacLeod, Chief Taskmaster, says. “Starting a new and exciting
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The bridesmaids

Trivia and burgers in Tyne Valley

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

About four years ago I was invited by my boss at the time to join his team for the Prince Edward Island Trivia Championships, the opening event of the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival. 

Forty some-odd teams of up to six set up at tables arranged on the floor of the Tyne Valley rink. There are drinks, snacks and all kinds of
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Meals, etc.

Meals, etc.
Pizza & Vinyl

Every Thursday

In collaboration with Back Alley Music and Fatta A Mano, Copper Bottom Brewing presents Pizza & Vinyl to the taproom every Thursday. Each week will feature a rotating cast of local DJs spinning records from their own personal collections, bringing their own vibe and sounds for the evening through a wide range of genres and musical styles. Providing the pizza
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Messiaen quartet

Messiaen quartet
Performed by King, Graves, Williams-Calhoun and Simon

For classical music aficionados, the UPEI Department of Music’s Clarinet Spectrum Series will present one of the seminal avant garde works of the 20th century—Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time”—on September 8 at 8 pm at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall, UPEI, Charlottetown. 

Jennifer King, among the most sought after collaborative
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Book Love PEI

The PEI Public Library Service is partnering with The Bookmark in Charlottetown for a new annual literary event. Book Love PEI will be an author focused event to celebrate the work of a selected author and get Islanders excited about reading.

The new program will be launched with Canadian author Eden Robinson on November 1 at 7 pm in Memorial Hall at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in
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Stage couple

Stage couple

Married actors Madeleine Donohue and Geoffrey Pounsett came from Toronto with their two small children to North Rustico, PEI to spend the summer performing at the Watermark Theatre. Madeleine is starring in Dial M For Murder as Margot Wendice, while Geoffrey tackles the roles of James Tyrone in A Moon for the Misbegotten and Max Halliday in Dial M For Murder.

“In the play I have an affair with my
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Josh Ellis is new ED for Small Halls Inc.

Josh Ellis is new ED for Small Halls Inc.

The Board of Directors of Small Halls Inc., the not for profit organization which produces the annual PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls, has announced that Josh Ellis has been selected as the new Executive Director and will begin his duties in September.

Ellis has been part of the Island business and entertainment community for many years; his role as frontman of ECMA-winning Grass Mountain
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Backstage Pass Series

Backstage Pass Series
The Small Glories and Lloyd Spiegal in October

Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside recently announced that their Backstage Pass Series will return starting this fall. The series began in the summer of 2016 and quickly became a patron favourite.

Executive Director of Harbourfront, Kieran Keller, explains, “Our Backstage Pass Series is all about encountering the performing arts from a different
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Some Upcoming Events

UPEI Winter’s Tales

Author reading series with A.F. (Al) Moritz October 1
UPEI Faculty Lounge, Charlottetown In a Globe [ ... ]

The Children Act

September 27–October 4
City Cinema PG, language warning
Dir: Richard Eyre, UK, 105 min. Emma Thomps [ ... ]

George Canyon tour comes to S’side

November 3
Harbourfront Theatre Canadian country star George Canyon is taking his new album, Southsi [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]