Drawing power

The Drawer Boy

Watermark Theatre - Aug 12, 2022 Watermark Theatre artistic director Robert Tsonos is clearly having fun. Doing the pre-show introductory spiel at ...

A Voice from the past

Hey Viola!

The Mack - Aug 8, 2022 The Charlottetown Festival has a long history with jukebox musicals, plays that bundle preexisting popular songs together. O...

Bob Foster

A man of music

All roads lead to music for Bob Foster, who currently holds the role of Musical Director for The Charlottetown Festival at Confederation Centre of the...

The life of Bryan

Talking with beer crafters on PEI: Bryan Carver

It has been a long and strange journey to the opening of Village Green in Cornwall. Having landed work doing construction on the original Gahan Brewer...

Shore life

One of the charming things about going to the beach is watching people let it all hang out. Well, we have bodies, don’t we? We sure do. And in the s...

Another native beauty

Sometimes—maybe most times—I feel as though I have the best job in the world. One of the greatest satisfactions I get from the Macphail Woods proj...

Meal prep like a pro

It’s a busy time of year right now for most folks and for many, school and work lunches are on the horizon. If you’re anything like me and you lik...

Meet Krystle Dos Santos

Starring as Viola Desmond in Hey Viola! at The Mack

Vancouver songstress and performer Krystle Dos Santos, with the support of Steve Charles on bass and Alex Ward on piano, brings the life of Viola Desm...

Dancing with death

Open Mic, Open Casket

Victoria Playhouse, Victoria July 19, 2022 Truth truly can be stranger than fiction. And when you find yourself in a situation where that happens ...

An interview with Rahul Gandhi

Playing the role of Miles in The Drawer Boy at Watermark Theatre

Montreal-based actor Rahul Gandhi returns to PEI for the second time this year—this time to play the role of Miles in The Drawer Boy at Watermark T...

DOC Atlantic Breakthrough

Filmmaker Eliza Knockwood selected for inaugural program

The Atlantic chapter of the Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC), in association with Lunenburg Doc Fest, recently announced the filmmakers select...

Living Museum

Experience an 18th century French settlement at Roma

Step back and experience life at the 18th century French settlement of Roma at Three Rivers National Historic Site. The 2022 season offers a full sche...

Crossing Paths

Works by Bre Darlison, Emily Shaw and Sarah Noonan

This town is small presents Crossing Paths, an exhibition featuring work from three recent fine arts graduates from Mount Allison University: Bre Darl...

Art in the Open 2022

12th edition of contemporary outdoor art festival—Aug 27

Explore Charlottetown’s art scene, green spaces and diverse cultural traditions at Art in the Open 2022 (AITO) on August 27 from 4 pm to midnight. A...

EXHIBITS

Galleries & museums

Acadian Museum of PEI Learn about the rich history of the Mi’kmaq and Acadians in PEI with Unearthing the past: Archaeological Discoveries of Princ...

Van Gogh PEI

Immersive multi-media art experience

Festival House Inc. will present Van Gogh PEI from August 5–September 5 in Charlottetown. Van Gogh PEI invites visitors to experience art in a di...

CCAG Summer Gallery

Historic and contemporary visual art on view at CCAG

Summer exhibitions continue at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery (CCAG) in Charlottetown with an array of historic and contemporary visual art. ...

Tragedy made fun

Educating Rita

Watermark Theatre - July 15, 2022 Best PEI theatre summer ever? As of mid-July, I’ve seen three deeply disparate shows at three different venues...

Josie Baker

Community Builder

Josie Baker comes by her community-building ways honestly: “I grew up with a strong sense of community so as I got older, I continued to question wh...

Brick clay

It must be summer. We’re leaving windows open at night, going down to the Cove twice a day, eating our own lettuce, making plans for summer visitors...

A great night out

Tell Tale Harbour

Charlottetown Festival, Confederation Centre - June 29, 2022 Hopes aplenty are pinned on Tell Tale Harbour, both the fictional East Coast town and ...

Creating more problems

Storing carbon continues to be in the news, as it should be. Last year’s report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPC...

Blended with science

Talking with beer crafters on PEI: Spencer Gallant

In late November 2019, three young entrepreneurs opened the doors to the public for a brewery they had been working on in Borden-Carleton. One of thes...

A Better way to hydrate

Drinking water all day long is probably the most common way of staying hydrated and healthy. And it’s not a bad one to follow! But while it’s a go...

Ship-wracked

Beyond the Sea

Victoria Playhouse - July 2, 2022 Fusty old fuddy-duddy that I am, I’m seldom the hippest hepcat regarding the quirks of modern slang; but I have...

A Kind of Magic

Craig Fair and Trailside present theatrical Queen concert

Craig Fair Music Productions and Trailside Music Hall will present their first co-production, A Kind of Magic... A Night of Queen! this August in Char...

Kirk Summer Recital Series

Piano, soprano, flute, baritone, mezzo-soprano and more…

The Kirk of St. James Summer Recital Series returns in July. All recitals (except August 6) take place on Thursdays from 12:10–12:50 pm. The seri...

DiverseCity Festival continues

Alberton, Abram-Village, Summerside and Montague

The DiverseCity Festival, PEI’s celebration of Canadian multiculturalism and inclusion, and a project of the Immigration & Refugee Services Asso...

Parks Canada on PEI

A busy season expected for 2022

The 2022 Summer season is underway at Parks Canada administered places on PEI. The PEI team encourages visitors to plan ahead as they are expecting a ...

If I Fall

Tara MacLean releases reimagined version for memoir soundtrack

Tara MacLean released a reimagined version of her hit single “If I Fall” on June 23, and at the same time, announced that she will release her deb...

Faye & Richard Wood Fiddle Scholarship

Presented to Samuel Richard

The 2022 Faye & Richard Wood Fiddle Scholarship was awarded to Samuel Richard at the College of Piping year-end recital on June 11 in Summerside....

Jenene Wooldridge

Living full circle

After many years of working in senior leadership roles with Abegweit First Nation, Jenene Wooldridge became the Executive Director of L’nuey, the Ep...

Green world

It’s above freezing at night! There’s no time to lose! Out with the shorts, t-shirts, lawn chairs, picnic baskets, wide brimmed hats, sandals, sun...

Our native clematis

Prince Edward Island has a wonderful mix of native plants. One of my favourites is our native clematis, which will start flowering in late June and ea...

Making his own

Incredible dreams can be conjured over a boiling pot outdoors. When Mike Hogan, affectionately known as Hogie, began brewing beer with friends in the ...

A veggie in disguise

Rhubarb is a perennial vegetable that grows naturally in Prince Edward Island and has been cultivated throughout Europe. Rhubarb’s native habitat is...

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