Canadian Folk Music Awards 2021

The Canadian Folk Music Awards are excited to announce the full line-up and programming schedule for the 2021 Awards Week, featuring 6 virtual shows i...

East Coast Hoppers

Tucked away on the winding roads of Donagh, PEI is a small shop supplying homebrewers of all skill levels. Selling bags of grain, hops, yeast and all ...

Piping hot summer

Three new shows to enjoy in Summerside this year

The College of Piping’s Celtic Performing Arts Centre in Summerside will stage three new shows this summer—Pendy’s Pub, Richard Wood: Through th...

Watermark season

Lineup for the summer features theatre, comedy and music

Watermark Theatre in North Rustico announced their 2021 summer season with a lineup that includes an outdoor performance of Mi’kmaq Legends by the M...

Single release: On The Low

by Nadia Haddad

Nadia Haddad released her new single “On The Low” in March, introducing her to the music world. “I wanted to explore my words, feelings and mus...

Single release: Fine

by Emmet MacLellan

Emmet MacLellan released their debut single “Fine” in March. Co-written with the song’s producer, Adam Gallant, “Fine” is MacLellan’s int...

Takako

Album release: Oceans EP

Kierrah Celeste’s debut album Oceans is an EP exploring the struggles with mental health, insecurities, self-love, and purpose. In Oceans, Kierrah ...

Album release: The Plague Doctor EP

by Spivey

Locally based hip-hop artist Spivey released his debut album The Plague Doctor EP on March 19. The album features eight songs, five of which were prev...

Album release: Trustfall

by Vince the Messenger

Rapper Daniel Butterfield—aka Vince The Messenger—has released his highly anticipated second album, Trustfall, which picks up where his debut, Sel...

Album release: The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side

by Dennis Ellsworth

Dennis Ellsworth leans into the referential on his new full length album, The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side, released March 5. The album i...

Unexpected

March has been a month of unexpected, even bewildering, events. There was the COVID-19 scare with the long list of places one might have been and yep,...

Canadian Folk Music Awards

Catherine MacLellan and The East Pointers to perform

This year, the 2021 Canadian Folk Music Awards (CFMA) is hosting its awards celebrations online April 10 and 11. The virtual awards performance schedu...

2021 JUNO nominees

Some Island pride as the nominees have been announced for the 50th Annual JUNO Awards. PEI-born and raised, Halifax-based Rose Cousins is nominated f...

Kitbag Theatre Company

New PEI company makes “theatre you can carry with you”

PEI’s newest theatre company, Kitbag Theatre, is co-founded by Island theatre professionals Jacob Hemphill, Melissa MacKenzie and Rebecca Parent. Th...

What bird is that?

There are some fantastic books around on bird identification. Yet though I love books, I’ve never been particularly adept at leafing through field g...

Richard Pellissier-Lush

Strong sensitivity

Whether in work, play, or life, Richard Pellissier-Lush shows up as his full self and endeavours to live a life that inspires others to do the same. R...

Comic book award winners

Brenda Hickey and Sandy Carruthers are fan favourites

The Sequential Magazine Awards are a hybrid juried and fan voted awards program with the goal of promoting and celebrating the best independent comic ...

Island Lecture Series celebrates Poetry Month

Laurie Brinklow and Bren Simmers in conversation with Richard Lemm

The April session of the Island Lecture Series will celebrate Poetry Month and will feature Island poets Laurie Brinklow and Bren Simmers in convers...

Book release: Island Wings

by Geoff Hogan | Illustrated by Connie Gaudet

Nature PEI is providing a new opportunity for families to learn more about the birds around them and have fun doing it. Island Wings, a colouring book...

Book release: My island’s the house I sleep in at night

By Laurie Brinklow

“Being an islander means that you aren’t like everyone else,” writes Laurie Brinklow in her new book, My island’s the house I sleep in at nigh...

A gift of Island poetry

DAYS, WEEKS, MONTHS, YEAR | Deirdre Kessler

DAYS, WEEKS, MONTHS, YEAR Individual days, weeks, months: unbound! Flung up into the air, released from meaning. Who cares for you? Alice says to t...

Penny’s Point protected

Island Nature Trust acquires iconic Island coastline

Island Nature Trust (INT) recently acquired their first Natural Area in 2021: Penny’s Point Natural Area in Fortune Bridge—a small but ecologicall...

New ED at Island Nature Trust

Bianca McGregor has been appointed the new Executive Director for Island Nature Trust (INT). Incumbent Executive Director, Megan Harris has now moved ...

Hidden SymMeTrees

New Sixty Days of Fame series exhibit by Trisha Clarkin

Love’s Hidden SymMeTrees is the new spring art exhibit for Culture Summerside’s Sixty Days of Fame series. It will feature the work of Patricia Cl...

The Time of our Lives

Seniors College group art show at The Guild

The Time of our Lives featuring the artwork of Seniors College students and instructors will be on view at The Gallery @ The Guild in Charlottetown fr...

Colonel Gray student art

Works from 2020 and 2021 International Baccalaureate program at The Guild

TRIAD in the Key of IB, a collection of artwork completed by graduating visual art students from Colonel Gray High School’s 2021 International Bacca...

Community Theatre Fest

ACT’s annual presentation at The Fox and Crow—Apr 24

ACT’s annual Community Theatre Festival will return April 24 at UPEI’s The Fox and Crow in Charlottetown. The Festival will look a little differe...

Last call in the gallery

Winter exhibitions making way for spring and summer

With new spring and summer exhibitions on the horizon, it’s the last chance to take in four exhibitions at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in C...

Virtual opening

Remote Transmissions group art exhibit—Apr 9

Peake Street Collective and this town is small invite the public to a virtual opening for the group exhibition Remote Transmissions, on view at Receiv...

New Director of Philanthropy

The Confederation Centre of the Arts welcomes Nadine Haddad to the Senior Management group as the Centre’s director of philanthropy. Haddad joins t...

Lessons to learn

Educators from Honk Kong make PEI their new home

On a sunny and mild morning, with a view of the sea, I sat down with Chung Sze Leung (Angela) and her husband Sai Ming Chu (George). When asked “wh...

New ED at Indian River

Lindsay Connolly enthusiastically assumes the role

The Board of Directors of the Indian River Festival has selected Lindsay Connolly as their new Executive Director. Connolly is a PEI-born musician an...

Meat N’ Badaydas

Culinary showcase at restaurants across PEI—April 1 to 30

The PEI restaurant scene is getting an extra boost this April with the announcement of Meat N’ Badaydas, a month-long celebration that has chefs and...

Music PEI Week

Music PEI kicks off Credit Union Music PEI Week 2021 Friday March 26 with 2 diverse shows. Diggin' Deep Roots is a mix of roots music styles and will...

Exhibits

Confed Centre Art Gallery On view: Eye Candy to April 6. Give me Shelter to April 6; The Drive to May 2; and Gerard Clarkes: A Haunted Land to May 9....

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