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Alzheimer caregiver support

Alzheimer caregiver support groups are held in 3 locations across PEI. All are welcome to attend. T [ ... ]

Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festi...

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, [ ... ]

Well Read

Well Read

Solo art show by Jenni Zelin explores literature

How can an artist represent and honour beloved literature through art? This is the question that motivated Island artist Jenni Zelin’s latest solo show, Well Read: Literature Transformed, opening at The Gallery at The Guild October 3 at 7 pm.

Paying tribute to literature ranging from children’s picture books and young adult novels to classic and
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Mary’s Wedding

Mary’s Wedding
Sandstone Theatre Company at Watermark Theatre

In 1918, the Great War drew to an end after taking the lives of nearly 61,000 Canadians while wounding an additional 172,000. In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One (WWI), and with support from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Sandstone Theatre Company presents Mary’s Wedding at the Watermark Theatre in Rustico.

Written
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Loyal Thieves featured in NASCAR video game

Loyal Thieves featured in NASCAR video game

PEI rock band, the LPEI rock band, the Loyal Thieves, have their song “Nowhere Fast” featured in the new NASCAR video game, titled NASCAR Heat 3. The game was released September 7, 2018 and is available for the Playstation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC via Steam.

Originally recorded by Jon Matthews at the Sound Mill Studio (Emyvale, PEI) in 2014 as part of the Music PEI Emerging Artists Program,
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Charlottetown Festival 2019

Charlottetown Festival 2019
Lifting the curtain

Mama Mia!, Kronborg, Atlantic Blue, Anne and more

Confederation Centre has announced the playbill for The Charlottetown Festival.

Sponsored by CIBC, the Festival will commence June 28 with the much anticipated return of Kronborg—The Hamlet Rock Musical. This original Canadian work has become a favourite for Islanders who recall the 1975 production starring Brent Carver and
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Book donation

Book donation

Dr. Godfrey Baldacchino, co-holder of the UNESCO Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability, has donated several of his latest publications to UPEI’s Robertson Library. The donation includes five books in the Rethinking the Island Series (Rowman & Littlefield), which he co-edited with Elizabeth McMahon and Elaine Stratford, as well as two books he edited: Solution Protocols to Festering Island
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Bob Jensen performs his poetry in England

Poet and songwriter Bob Jensen performed his spoken word poetry at the FolkEast Festival in Suffolk, England on August 18. He was joined by London-based guitarist and songwriter, Jake Morley. Jensen says, “I met the artistic director coming off the stage after my second set, and she asked me to come back in 2019 to play bigger stages, and there is a second English festival considering having me
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Best voice

Best voice
Olivia Barnes places first at 2018 National Music Festival

This summer Olivia Barnes took 1st place in Voice at the 2018 National Music Festival in Sackville, NB. 

Olivia says, “It’s such an honour to win a Canadian title.  It’s crazy to think of all the different people who have worked so hard to help me on this path. So many teachers, accompanists and volunteers work tirelessly to
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Some Upcoming Events

The Ennis Sisters

Newfoundland sisters on the mainstage December 1
Homburg Theatre  On December 1, Sobeys LIVE @ [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]