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Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

Free nutrition events continue at Sobeys locations:     2 week program Cooking for B [ ... ]

Holland College courses

Holland College is offering a variety of credit courses in Business, Computer Studies, Health, and C [ ... ]

Changes for PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp

Changes for PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp
Four new workshops added for 2019

FilmPEI has announce the addition of four workshops to be offered during this year’s PEI Screenwriters’ Bootcamp. Year thirteen of this event will see an increase in training opportunities for anyone interested in developing projects for all forms of screen-based entertainment.

Emerging and mid-career screenwriters, producers and production managers will
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An Improvised Christmas Carol

Yule Be Amazed

Review by Sean McQuaid 

Charles Dickens’ classic 1843 novella A Christmas Carol has been reprinted, adapted, imitated and lampooned endlessly, so coming up with a new spin on this grand old tale is a daunting task. Community theatre group ACT’s latest version of the story sidesteps that hurdle by having their audience choose how the story gets revamped in An Improvised
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Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019

Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing together the Music PEI Canadian Song Conference and ECMA Industry Conference to present a songwriting stream at ECMA 2019 in Charlottetown, PEI from May 1-5, 2019.

An integral part of this songwriting stream presented by Music PEI will be the 5th annual Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge in partnership
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Local.

Pop-Up Supper Club

A group of young local chefs have put their creative minds together to start a Pop-Up Supper Club named "Local." The group hosted a 5-course tasting menu on December 10, showcasing Island ingredients and supporting Island non-profit organizations. The chefs have teamed up with the PEI Farm Centre in Charlottetown to host the dinners. 

Growing in popularity worldwide, pop-up
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Four One-Act Comedies Did by Rob MacDonald

We Was Robbed 

Review by Sean McQuaid 

Ye olde reviewer last visited The Guild to watch a musical based on an Anne of Green Gables novel, so it neatly bookends the month to be back there a week later watching a show built around Anne’s fellow enduring PEI theatrical staple (not to mention her occasional artistic re-interpreter), the redoubtable Rob MacDonald.  

A popular
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2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

2019 FIN Kids Film Competition
Call for entries

The 2019 FIN Kids Film Competition Call for Entries is officially open for Atlantic Canadian youth ages 18 and under. This youth film competition, presented by FIN Kids and DHX Media, is an opportunity encouraging young people to create their very own short films, five minutes or less, to share with an audience on the big screen. 

Easy and free to enter, past
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Music for listeners

Music for listeners
Profile: Sarah Hagen

by Jane Ledwell

Not many Islanders commute to Toronto and west, but when touring classical pianist Sarah Hagen is home at Argyle Shore on Prince Edward Island, she is inevitably home from somewhere. On the day of this interview, it is from a tour, mostly of care homes, in Manitoba, with a quick detour to Sioux Lookout (“it’s only five hours from Winnipeg,” she grins) and a
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Matt Marr workshop

Matt Marr, a Los Angeles based dancer, teacher, actor and performer, will headline the 8th annual Holiday Dance Workshop, presented in Charlottetown on January 2.

Originally from New Brunswick, Matt has appeared on GLEE, The Voice, Todrick Hall’s Todrick MTV show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Russell Peters Christmas Special, with Ellen Degerenes’ in her 2014 Oscar Trailer, and in the feature film Dancin’
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Some Upcoming Events

Gadfly crew

Urban roots dance January 31
Homburg Theatre Gadfly is an eclectic urban dance crew that is steppin [ ... ]

Blaze

January 29–February 3
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, substance abuse
Dir: Ethan Hawke, US, 129 m [ ... ]

Rolston String Quartet

February 21
The Mack The Rolston String Quartet is bringing a storm of classical music to The Mack t [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]