Rice-capades

Cottagers & Indians

A long time ago in a province far, far away, I spent nearly a year living and working on a remote northern First Nations reserve. It was an eye-openin...

Two Island NFB titles at FIN

Island filmmakers screen shorts at Atlantic International Film Festival

Susan Rodgers debuts her short film Then Sings My Soul, and Millefiore Clarkes screens her award-winning documentary Love in Quarantine this Septembe...

A Small Fortune at FIN

Island film to debut at Atlantic International Film Festival

The largest budgeted P.E.I. Feature ever is set to premiere at FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival in September. A Small Fortune, written and d...

New mural honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

A new work of art on display at Confederation Centre Art Gallery puts a face on people whose lives have been forever altered by family members and fri...

Lobster Love winner for 2021

Water Prince Corner Shop takes the top spot

After all the votes were tallied for this year’s PEI Lobster Love campaign in July, a classic version of the lobster roll received the most love fro...

Freshwater enhancements

PEI salmon gets some special attention

The Hillsborough River Association (HRA) and Pisquid River Enhancement Project (PREP) will soon commence electro fishing to assess the numbers of vari...

Buzz about pollinators

There is growing interest in protecting pollinators and enhancing their habitat. Many of our provincial watershed groups are continuing their excellen...

Feathery fundraising

The Bennett Fall Birding Classic for species at risk

Each autumn, for the last 27 years, Island Nature Trust (INT) and Nature PEI join forces in a team event for birds and nature. The Bennett Fall Birdin...

August Tides

The tide is low at noon so we pack a lunch (cheese and crackers, beer and chocolate), slather ourselves with sunscreen and head down to the Cove. We p...

Takako

the hidden island podcast

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation is releasing the second season of its podcast, the hidden island, on September 22. the hidden island is a podc...

A gift of Island poetry

CROW PISS: A PANTOUM | Chris Bailey

CROW PISS: A PANTOUM Sit and listen, and your father will tell you how it is. Up before crow piss. Before daylight breaks between the branches. Ge...

Winter’s Tales Author Series

Reading event resumes with Richard Lemm—Oct 7

The UPEI Winter’s Tales Author Series will resume in October with the launch of Richard Lemm’s memoir, Imagined Truths: Myths from a Draft-Dodging...

Mobilizing for climate emergency

Free virtual event with author Seth Klein

Bookmark, Charlottetown’s locally owned, independent bookshop in partnership with the PEI Chapter of the Council of Canadians will host a virtual ev...

Settle Down, Settlers!

Mixed media art exhibit by Julie Bull at Kings Playhouse

Julie Bull’s exhibit Settle Down, Settlers! will open at the Kings Playhouse gallery in Georgetown on September 29 at 7 pm. The opening will include...

Rug hooking exhibit

Lefurgey Cultural Centre

The Lady Slipper Rug Hooking Guild and Culture Summerside will  present Rug Hooking—Now and Then, a collection of recently completed works by Guild...

Re-Woven

Exhibit by Renee Laprise at Gallery @ The Guild

Re-Woven, the first solo exhibition by PEI visual artist Renee Laprise, will be on view at the Gallery @ The Guild in Charlottetown from September 8 t...

Pituamkek

New short doc by filmaker John Hopkins

Island Filmmaker John Hopkins’ new short documentary Pituamkek: A Mi’kmaq Heritage Landscape will make its world premiere at the 2021 FIN Internat...

Traces and Traverses

New exhibit by camera artist Doug Dumais

this town is small presents Traces and Traverses by Doug Dumais at Receiver Coffee on Victoria Row in Charlottetown from September 1 to October 10. E...

Anne Simpson reading and workshops

UPEI Winter’s Tales events in October

Anne Simpson, novelist and poet, will read from her new novel and poetry collection on October 28 at 7:30 pm in The Carriage House at Beaconsfield, 2 ...

Book release: The View from Enmore Road

By Dori MacLean

Independent PEI publishing company Selkirk Stories will launch The View from Enmore Road, a collection of short stories by Dori MacLean of Tyne Valley...

Book release: Playing With Dolls and Other Poems

Gerry Bradley, PEI poet and fiddler, will launch his new book of poetry, Playing With Dolls and Other Poems, in September. The collection of poems als...

Book release: The Coming Storm

By Regina M Hansen

The Coming Storm, the young adult historical fantasy novel by Regina M Hansen, was released simultaneously by Atheneum Books for Young Readers and Sim...

Be funnier, do it better

Learn how from two Island comedy veterans

Sketch Academy Sketch Academy, a new 10-week workshop at The Guild in Charlottetown with instructors Rob MacDonald and Graham Putnam, will take place...

Creative and performance learning

Art, music, theatre and dance programs for toddlers to teens

College of Piping The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts Centre’s educational programming will restart September 13 with Highland dancing...

Confederation Centre choir rehearsals

Plans are underway for the resumption of in-person rehearsals this fall for both choirs at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown. The...

Andrew Melzer makes good

Two life-long projects come to fruition

ducer Andrew Melzer recently released two new CDs that have been in the works for a few decades. After Hours 1996 Norm Amadio Trio + Tommy Ambrose ...

Good Life

Hip Hop artist BraedenV releases new music video

Hip Hop artist BraedenV released the official music video for his song “Good Life,” the lead single from his 2021 EP Chasing Planes. The video in...

Music PEI producer mentorship

Music PEI has launched the Producer Mentorship Program (PMP) with Mentor, Canadian Producer Howard Redekopp. PMP was created to assist both establish...

Back to the well

Exploring the basic beer ingredients, part one—water

In order to make a quality beer you need four basic ingredients. This tried and true foursome of water, malt, hops and yeast each need to be carefully...

Single release: Unbelievable

By Nolan Compton

Nolan Compton, an up-and-coming country artist from Morell, released his debut single “Unbelievable” in late August. Inspired by everyday life in...

Atlantic String Machine

2021–22 season features four programs at St. Paul’s

Atlantic String Machine’s upcoming 2021–22 season is titled Celebration, and will feature four programs at St. Paul’s in Charlottetown. Concert...

Album release: Folk for Little Folk Volume 1

By Gordie MacKeeman

Charlottetown fiddler Gordie “Crazylegs” MacKeeman will release his first album for kids and families, Folk for Little Folk Volume 1, on September...

Album release: Andrew Waite

By Andrew Waite

Andrew Waite will release a new, self-titled album in September. It was produced by Chris Kirby (NL) and includes co-writes with Kirby and Colin MacDo...

Album release: oddiTY’S ODDyssey

By Norm Strangely

It has been five years since rapper Norm Strangely released Owlephant and his new album, oddiTY’S ODDyssey, has been in the making since before then...

Exhibits

Acadian Museum of PEI View the permanent exhibition and video The Island Acadians: The Story of a People which features the story of the Acadians of ...

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