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2019 FIN Kids Film Competition

Call for entries The 2019 FIN Kids Film Competition Call for Entries is officially open f [ ... ]

Be an In-School Mentor

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

Film 4Ward Program winners

Film 4Ward Program winners
$80,000 in funding distributed to Island Filmmakers

Film 4Ward grew out of the PEI Culture Action Plan consultations with local filmmakers who identified the need for content and skill development in order for PEI filmmakers to access national and global film and TV markets. In response to this, the Province of PEI worked collaboratively with FilmPEI and a committee of several filmmakers to

2019 Music PEI Award nominees

2019 Music PEI Award nominees

With twice as many submissions this year, it will be a busy time during Credit Union Music PEI Week as 31 awards will be handed out at the Music PEI Awards party on January 27, 2019. That is a significant increase over last year’s tally of 23 awards. It has been a prolific year for Island artists and new releases.

The nominee list includes a number of first timers and of course some perennial

Opportunity for women actors

ACT to produce 12 Angry Women in spring of 2019

Next spring ACT will be staging 12 Angry Women, which will feature thirteen female roles. The play is an adaptation by Reginald Rose and Sherman Sergel of Rose’s 12 Angry Men, which was a hugely popular film and stage production. It is gripping jury-room drama—set in a grubby and steamy courthouse in New York in the 1950s—about the ordinary

Beaujolais Nouveau wines

Now available at PEI Liquor retail outlets

PEI Liquor is pleased to announce that four Beaujolais Nouveau wines will be available in stores in November 2018. 

The production of Beaujolais Nouveau wines began as a tradition in France’s Beaujolais region when local wine makers developed a quick maturing wine to enjoy with workers while celebrating the completion of the grape harvest. 


Carrie Underwood and Eric Church at CBMF

Carrie Underwood and Eric Church at CBMF

The Cavendish Beach Music Festival, presented by Bell has announced that 3-time CMA and 7-time ACMA Award-winner, Country music superstar Eric Church and 7-time GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum superstar Carrie Underwood as the first announcement for the 2019 festival. Underwood will hit the stage on Saturday, July 6, while Church will close out Atlantic Canada’s largest

Select casting announced

Select casting announced
Mamma Mia! and Kronborg—The Hamlet Rock Musical

Artistic Director Adam Brazier, on behalf of Confederation Centre of the Arts, has announced select casting for The 2019 Charlottetown Festival. Sponsored by CIBC, the Festival includes six productions and runs June 28 to September 28.

Rebecca Poff and Katie Kerr will star as mother and daughter Donna and Sophie in Mamma Mia!, a co-production with

Forage PEI attempt longest charcuterie

Forage PEI attempt longest charcuterie

Forage PEI hosted the scene for a Guinness World Record-Setting attempt to create the longest charcuterie board in history. The attempt took place October 19, 2018, as part of the 1st Annual Forage Food Symposium in Canada's Food Island.  

Just over three hundred Symposium attendees from across Canada including chefs, farmers, artisan food

2019 Island Fringe Festival

Now taking applications

The 2019 Island Fringe Festival takes place August 1–4. As always, the Island Fringe is 100% site-specific, matching the unconventional shows that Fringe Festivals are famous for with equally unconventional venues. 

Applications are now open and it's free to apply. Visit to fill out the Google form. Deadline is January 15, 2019 (6 pm

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Rolston String Quartet

February 21
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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
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