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Brain Injury Support Meetings

If you or someone you know is a brain injury survivor then Brain Injury Support Meetings are for you [ ... ]

Be an In-School Mentor

Who can be a mentor? You can! Kids need real people with real experience to help them realize their  [ ... ]

Ripples of War—Lloyd's Story

Ripples of War—Lloyd's Story
John Wonnacott

Author John Wonnacott, born and raised in Charlottetown, has released his new book Ripples of War—Lloyd’s Story, a work of historical fiction that tells the true story of a Charlottetown youth who entered the First World War as a 17-year-old gunner in 1915.

Lloyd recalls his boyhood on the Island with idyllic days of trout fishing, swimming and falling in love. He relates his
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Windows to the Past

Windows to the Past
Jackie Trimper

Creating Sea Glass Mosaic Art

Windows to the Past—Creating Sea Glass Mosaic Art is written by Jackie Trimper, author and sea glass artist. Cover photo is by Aggie Gaudet, a Prince Edward Island photographer. This is a self-published coffee table book featuring many photos of sea glass art created by Jackie Trimper. As well, you will find the step by step process Jackie utilizes in
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A World of Islands

The Routledge International Handbook of Island Studies:

Editor Godfrey Baldacchino

Godfrey Baldacchino’s latest edited collection, The Routledge International Handbook of Island Studies: A World of Islands, is now on sale in the UPEI Bookstore in Charlottetown.

Featuring 21 chapters from eminent scholars in the Island Studies field, the 460-page book is a must-have for anyone interested in the
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Epiphany on Route 70

Epiphany on Route 70
Leon Berrouard

Rose Valley poet Leon Berrouard’s newly-published book Epiphany on Route 70 (Red Wheelbarrow Press) isn’t easy to categorize. For example, the opening piece begins as a memoir, which morphs into a short story and then back to memoir.

As a young man the author hitchhiked thousands of miles around the US with an adventurous friend. Years later when that friend was shot and killed in
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Bluefin in San Francisco

John Hopkins was in San Francisco in September to screen his National Film Board of Canada (NFB) documentary Bluefin for a Global Climate Change Conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, as organized by the International Ocean Film Festival and sponsored by the Canadian Consulate of San Francisco and Hawaii. A panel discussion after the film about how wildlife in our oceans are being
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Writing workshop by Anne Emery

Writing workshop by Anne Emery

The PEI Writers’ Guild has announced a new writing workshop led by author Anne Emery. The workshop will take place on October 13 in Charlottetown and is focused on villains, specifically, how to write a really good one…or bad one, as the case may be. Entitled Villains: The Characters we Love to Hate, the workshop will lead participants in a day-long workshop, exploring the factors that contribute
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Film 4Ward program

Film 4Ward program

FilmPEI has announced the Film 4Ward program, an incubator program for film production and skill capacity building for both emerging and mid-career filmmakers. Leveraging industry expertise across PEI and Canada, participants will be trained by industry professionals through a series of workshops and job shadowing opportunities. Four filmmaking teams will be chosen in a juried process and given
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Submissions to 2019 ECMAs

Submissions for the 2019 ECMA Awards and Showcase submissions are now open. The 2019 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference take place in Charlottetown, PE from May 1 to 5. Submission deadline is October 4, 2018 at 5 pm ADT. 

An album/song/video must have been released between June 1, 2017 and October 3, 2018 to be eligible for this year’s awards. Industry Award categories, and
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Some Upcoming Events

Wonderland

Cirque Musica Holiday November 15
Eastlink Centre Eastlink Centre has announced the all-new concert [ ... ]

Eptek Lunchtime Films

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

Yr. Obedient Servant

An evening with Samuel Johnson  November 22 | November 24
Watermark Theatre | Haviland Club Th [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]