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Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays is an opportunity to network with members of creative industries, meet Innovation PE [ ... ]

Taoist Tai Chi

Weekend for beginners Have you ever wanted to know more about Taoist Tai Chi? Register for a Taoist [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to help keep visitors safe.

The Liquor Control Commission is supporting a free shuttle service for Prince Edward Island’s annual folk festival, which will bring musicians and fans from across Canada to the banks of the Brudenell River in Georgetown August 10 to 12. This is the fifth year that the
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Canadian all-stars

Canadian all-stars

Confederation Centre of the Arts announced a diverse collection of performances for Sobey’s LIVE @ The Centre’s 2018- 2019 season.

“This is a well-rounded season with something for everyone," offers Darcy Campbell, Director of LIVE! @ the Centre. "The program includes A-list musicians, family entertainment, pay-what-you-will options, contemporary dance, and more!”

This year’s line-up includes
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Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™

Welcome Visitor

Review by Doug Gallant 

Anne of Green Gables returned to the stage of the Charlottetown Festival to find she is still P.E.I.’s most welcome summer visitor.

More than 50 years after the curtain first rose on an orphaned girl with red hair and freckles waiting at the train station to begin a new life with a new family in Avonlea the desire to be part of her journey has never
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In the pit for Jesus

In the pit for Jesus
An evening amongst the musicians of Jesus Christ Superstar

by Doug Gallant

It’s Friday night at the Charlottetown Festival. No one has been admitted to the theatre yet for this evening’s performance of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Cast members are still getting into costume, picking up body mics, doing vocal warm-ups, checking hair and make-up. They won’t hear the call to places for top of show
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Life by the throat

The Guest Book

by Richard Lemm 

When I consider the gifts PEI’s poets have given to the Island, I remember favourite quotations about poetry. Bob Dylan says, “I like to think of myself as the one who carries the light bulb.” Robert Frost asserts, “Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.” “A poet,” writes W.H. Auden “is a person who is passionately in love with language.” Salman Rushdie
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Riverdale Cidery

Riverdale Cidery
Anne and Alex Jamieson establish orchard and cidery

The Brew
by Bryan Carver 

It takes a great deal of time to nurture a fruit tree to maturity. Fortunately for Islanders, two dedicated Scots have taken up the task in picturesque Riverdale to establish PEI’s only cidery.

Anne and Alex Jamieson first visited PEI in 2009 and it was love at first sight. That initial trip, nearly a decade ago,
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PEI arts grants

PEI arts grants

Twelve Island artists awarded provincial assistance

Singer-songwriter Jenni Roberge will produce three live-performance music videos with the Atlantic String Machine with the $5,000 Arts Grant she received from the PEI government. Roberge is among 12 Island artists who recently received a total of $50,000 through the provincial Arts Grants program.

The PEI Artist Grants funding program was
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Forging ahead

Eric and Dianne Schurman of Malpeque Fine Iron

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

When you enter the grounds of Malpeque Fine Iron Products, you enter a whole other world. You expect the creatures that greet you to start talking. This article cannot do justice to the wow factor of the experience.

Eric and Dianne Schurman are about to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Malpeque Fine Iron Products. Dianne can’t
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Some Upcoming Events

Forage PEI

First annual food industry symposium in Charlottetown October 18 & 19
Various locations A new a [ ... ]

The Children Act

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

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

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Confederation Centre Art Gallery Places, Paths, and Pauses Marlene Creates Running until Sep [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]