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Festive Wreath Contest

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

Free tickets to Christmas concerts

The City of Charlottetown will once again present two Christmas concerts as part of the Wintertide H [ ... ]

Light Up the Dark

Light Up the Dark
Confederation Centre holiday show

Confederation Centre carries a long  tradition of producing a holiday musical, pantomime, or Christmas show each year. This holiday season, organizers are dreaming up something a little different, presenting Light Up the Dark! An Arts Education Celebration.

Staged as part of Sobeys LIVE @ the Centre, this spirited celebration of theatre, dance, choral and
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Changing Times

Changing Times
Legalized menu at The Spicey Chef

A few months back Anuj Thapa, owner of the Spicey Chef on Belvedere Avenue in Charlottetown, was informed that a PEI Cannabis store would be opening next door to his restaurant. He considered this good news—more traffic in the area might mean more customers for his business. 

But Anuj also started thinking about adapting his menu to respond to the tastes of
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Life in the cove

Life in the cove
Profile: JoDee Samuelson

by Jane Ledwell

“Would you like a column about living in the country?” JoDee Samuelson asked The Buzz in 2010. Since her first “Cove Journal” column in October 2010, the award-winning maker of animated films has captured the movement of rural PEI in monthly stills. This month, the collected articles and accompanying illustrations will be published as a book by Island
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Etsy anniversary

Etsy anniversary
Etsy Markets in PEI celebrate five years

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

This fall Etsy Team PEI celebrates five years of hosting markets. Suzanne Scott, Team Captain of Etsy Team PEI and owner of Village Pottery and Potter’s Parlour, says having the markets locally has created awareness towards Etsy (a global marketplace for buying and selling handmade products) as well as providing
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East Pointing

East Pointing
The Nature of PEI

by Gary Schneider

It took me a while to discover the beauty of East Point, the northeast tip of Prince Edward Island that juts into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence. The province has so many exquisite vistas and lighthouses, and East Point always seemed like a long drive. But as my passion for birding grew, and I followed the reports of other birders, I regularly noticed interesting
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The Cove Journal

The Cove Journal

JoDee Samuelson

Life on the Island’s South Shore

South Shore resident JoDee Samuelson is no stranger to the pages of The Buzz. For the last eight years, she has been contributing a monthly column that chronicles the soft edges of rural life on Prince Edward Island. Published by Island Studies Press, The Cove Journal gathers seven years of her writing and original illustrations into a
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A gift of Island poetry: J. J. Steinfeld

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

There Are Questions I Would Like to Ask

How can you imagine gunfire and poetry
in one line
a longish rather awkward line.
This is not a question
merely an observation
under duress
and a desire to admit
any of a hundred
fantastical sins
and errors in judgement.

There are questions
I would like to ask
such as what is the nature of love
and lovelessness
in the face of conflicts
and
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20 years of brewing

20 years of brewing
Gahan ale honours brewmaster Trent Hayes

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

Few people on Prince Edward Island have watched the growth of the craft brewing industry—from within it—like Trent Hayes. This year marks the twentieth anniversary of his career brewing beer in Charlottetown. Trent has witnessed firsthand the modest beginnings and the subsequent growth of an industry which has gone from one brewery
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Some Upcoming Events

PEI Symphony Orchestra with guest David ...

November 25
Confederation Centre of the Arts Following the fiery season opener Exquisite Fires & [ ... ]

Symons Lecture

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

Come Home to Us

Christmas programming at the Celtic Performing Arts Centre Select dates
Celtic Performing Arts Centr [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]