Marion Bruce shortlisted

Book by Island author is one of three for historical writing

PEI writer Marian Bruce has been shortlisted for a 2020 Atlantic Book Award for her book Listening for the Dead Bells. Published by Island Studies Pre...

Brielle Ansems

The ever-growing music industry on PEI seems to regularly produce talented musicians who take the scene by storm, and Brielle Ansmes is far from an ex...

Comhaltas

PEI branch hosts traditional music and dancing classes

A group of musicians on PEI got together in February to express their interest in setting up a branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and now they h...

New release: Good Like Summertime

Brooke MacArthur

Brooke MacArthur’s new single, “Good Like Summertime” is now available on Spotify and Apple music. It was written on PEI in 2019. MacArthur say...

New release: Bahds

Taggart & Torrens

Taggart & Torrens (TnT)—featuring multiple-JUNO Award winner drummer Jeremy Taggart,  (Our Lady Peace), and former Islander Jonathan Torrens, 3...

New release: Winter’s End

Inn Echo

Inn Echo, one of the latest bands to hit the traditional music scene, released a 3-track EP Winter’s End on June 1. This is the first taste of the b...

New release: Who Needs Happiness

Pete Richards

Pete Richards has recorded a new album called Who Needs Happiness. There are a dozen songs with words and music by Pete. For this recording guest voc...

Solastalgia is streaming

Film by Millefiore Clarkes and Tanya Davis on CBC’s GEM

The short, lyrical film Solastalgia from director Millefiore Clarkes and poet Tanya Davis premiered online on CBC’s GEM streaming platform (gem.cbc....

And Yet I blame Hollywood

Many thanks to Mr. Dave Stewart for his cartoon contributions to The Buzz for the last 22 years. See you at the movies!

Answering the call

What’s beeping in that tree? When I teach people how to call for owls, it is generally the barred owl’s “who cooks for you, who cooks for you-a...

No holds barred

No holds barred, recent paintings by Marianne Janowicz will be shown at the Breadalbane Community Centre Public Library in Breadalbane from July 10–...

Picturing a City

Window exhibit celebrates history of local businesses

The City of Charlottetown is celebrating the history of business in the Birthplace of Confederation and invites the public to visit the new display in...

Art additions

New purchases for the Provincial Art Bank

Artist Monica Lacey says the Provincial Art Bank supports and validates her career as a professional artist. “I have been fortunate to have several...

Artist Galleries

Art ’n’ Words Studio & Gallery Cindy Lapeña, contemporary, visual art. Open by appointment. artnwords.ca. 892-1426, 628-5867 Comfort House...

2020 Symons Medal

Bob Rae to receive the prestigious honour

The Confederation Centre of the Arts recently announced that the 2020 Symons Medal will be awarded to Mr. Bob Rae, PC, CC, OO, QC on October 30 in Cha...

Safia’s Secret

Asifa Rahman | Illustrated by Duncan Brooks

Inspired by her daughter Gina, Asifa Rahman’s illustrated children’s book Safia’s Secret is about a young Indian girl who secretly wishes she wa...

Camden Mystery Club Trilogy

Anne Hotchkis

Camden Mystery Club Trilogy by Anne Hotchkis is a collection of three young adult mystery books in one: Code Blue at the QEH, Cari Complex Convict and...

Wingin’ It

Kathy Birt

Kathy Birt’s cookbook, aptly titled Wingin’ It, “took five years of tasting and testing wings recipes.” The idea came to Birt in 2015 when her...

Contact! Unload: Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre

George Belliveau and Graham W. Lea with Marv Westwood

Contact! Unload: Military Veterans, Trauma, and Research-Based Theatre explores an arts-based therapeutic approach to mental health care, bringing to ...

From the Lens of my Camera: This and That and a Big Black Cat

Andrew Simpson and Jean Simpson

From the Lens of my Camera: This and That and a Big Black Cat is an e-book devoted to photography and memories of Andrew and Jean Simpson’s time spe...

She Was His Angel

Mima

Mima recently published her 13th book (9th in the Hernandez series) titled, She Was His Angel. Jorge Hernandez, a former Mexican narco transitions in...

The Eric MacEwen Radio Show & The Rise of East Coast Music

Eric MacEwen

The Eric MacEwen Radio Show & The Rise of East Coast Music chronicles the evolution of East Coast music over the last five decades as seen through...

Fortune Cove

Our premier has exhorted us to explore the Island this summer. Accordingly, we book a cottage in Fortune Cove on the Mill River and head up West for a...

RED: The Island Storybook, vol 23

When writers and storytellers are forced to hunker down in their abodes during a pandemic, they have a lot of time to put stories on paper, and volume...

Artisans

Artisans on Main Forty Island artists and artisans, whose offerings include glassware, pottery, paintings, fibre art, wood and bone sculptures, jewe...

Exhibits

Acadian Museum of PEI Acadian genealogy resources available to researchers. The gift shop offers Acadian books in French and English, CDs of Acadian ...

Island Literary Awards

33rd annual event held in its first ever virtual format

The PEI Writers’ Guild (PEIWG)celebrated local writers on June 6 with the Island Literary Awards and the PEI Book Award ceremonies, which honoured n...

A gift of Island poetry

Charlie Greg Sark

SEE-E-OOH that poem written twenty— … no, it was eighteen years ago. That poem, I wrote it for harper and I called it enemy tongues. Her...

Local lessons

Shopping the pandemic

On a whim we decided to take a drive to Kelly’s Cross. I heard that someone was selling asparagus out there. Asparagus is my favourite vegetable. We...

FIELDTRIP 2.O

Confed Centre’s second contribution to national initiative

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery (CCAG) recently rolled out its second contribution to Canada’s new visual arts platform, FIELDTRIP: Art Across ...

Stephen DesRoches

Given Time

“If you photograph landscape,” photographer Stephen DesRoches laughs, “you really have to be committed to dumb hours, terrible hours.“ The hou...

Art returns

New and extended exhibitions available for viewing

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown is once again welcoming patrons with six exhibitions to explore, including new work from Sandi H...

Takako

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Island brewers find ways to keep your whistles wet

In March, Island brewers would take time to reflect on the previous summer and plan for how they will make the most of the coming warmer months. The i...

Half A Star

Justin Shaw and Ben Hartley host comedy podcast

Half A Star is a 30-miniute comedy podcast hosted by Justin Shaw and Ben Hartley. This pair of long-time friends are interviewing guests from across C...

An Acadian experience

Felix Arsenault recounts his passion for cooking

“I’ll tell you the story of how I started cooking,” says Felix Arsenault. This is just one of the stories I heard during my delightful visit to ...

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