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Leadership Training

Holland College is offering a leadership training program for board members and staff of not-for-pro [ ... ]

ACT Audition Notice

ACT (a community theatre) will stage 12 Angry Women in the round at four Island venues April 26–Ma [ ... ]

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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Defuser

Defuser
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

The story of the band Defuser is not a new one, as it’s not inherently different than that of the thousands of bands that start every year. But, it’s a music love story that shows the true power of music and how it brings friends together to create music, which then travels through amps, speakers, and laptops to the ears of hungry listeners worldwide.

Defuser is
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Bookstore makeover

Bookstore makeover
Way Up West

by Jan Cox

“I am for books,” declares Nancy Quinn, new owner of Seaside Books (formerly Avonlea Bookstore) in Summerside. You know that the moment you enter into her book world. At the time of this interview, Nancy had owned the bookstore for 33 days. She bought the shop containing between 15 and 20,000 books September 1. With a sparkling, welcoming smile she beams, “This is what I get
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Polar Bears and Penquins

Polar Bears and Penquins
Kevin Craig (author), Susan Stevenson (author), Carl Gould (contributor)

Polar Bears and Penquins, by Kevin Craig, Susan Stevenson, with contributions from Carl Gould, is available at Bookmark in Charlottetown.

Polar bears and penguins survive and sometimes thrive in similar climates, yet are not even aware of each other’s existence. Sound familiar to people in your organization? This book
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“We will remember them”

“We will remember them”
Stratford Heritage Committee

Stratford Heroes of the First World War

The town of Stratford is marking the centenary of the end of the First World War with a book honouring the lives of a number of its veterans from the Great War. The launch of “We will remember them”: Stratford Heroes of the First World War will take place November 7 at 7 pm at the Stratford town hall. The event is open to the
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Silver Bells

Silver Bells
Margaret A. Westlie

Prince Edward Island author Margaret A. Westlie announces that the launch of her latest novel, Silver Bells, will take place at 2 pm on November 10, at the Montague Rotary Library.

Westlie is well known locally as the author of novels set on Prince Edward Island: her four Scottish Pioneers novels (Mattie’s Story, Anna’s Secret, An Irregular Marriage and The Back Settlement)
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Ghost Stories and Legends of Prince Edward Island

Ghost Stories and Legends of Prince Edward Island
Julie V. Watson
Photography John C. Watson

Second Edition

Julie V. Watson has published a second edition of Ghost Stories and Legends of Prince Edward Island (Dundurn) with photography by John C. Watson.

Swathed in mist, surrounded by the secretive sea, wind wailing like the lost souls of sailors around its shores, Prince Edward Island is the ideal setting for the strange and incredible even the
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Some Upcoming Events

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Thursdays
Eptek Centre  The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Films are screened each Thurs [ ... ]

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

Acadian showman

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

The St. Lawrence

The Cove Journal by JoDee Samuelson We lean against the rails as the Island slips by. Souris, Litt [ ... ]

The same mistakes

The Nature of PEI by Gary Schneider When I’m teaching the UPEI course on ecological forestry, I  [ ... ]