The root of it all

Seeing healthy trees that you have planted is a great legacy.  Lately, though, I’ve been rethinking the whole idea of treeplanting. In 2019, Justin...

Takako

Dear Dr. Morrison

Dear Dr. Morrison: On behalf of the people of the Cove, I am writing to thank you for taking such good care of us. Your fireside chats (well, without...

Book release: The Island Magazine

Issue 87

The latest edition of The Island Magazine commemorates 300 years of French history on PEI and covers three centuries of Francophone life in the provin...

Book release: The Lamonts of Lyndale

by Harold S. MacLeod

Independent PEI publishing house Selkirk Stories has published a new edition of The Lamonts of Lyndale by the late Harold S. MacLeod (1927-2014). It w...

Book release: Poison in the Porridge

by David Weale

David Weale will release his memoir Poison in the Porridge, a story about how wonderful and dangerous it is to be a child, this November. “The verd...

Book release: An Introduction to Island Studies

by James E. Randall

A new book by UPEI professor Dr. James Randall offers up island studies as a tool to understand our own world of islands. An Introduction to Island St...

Book release: Unidentified man at left of photo

by Jeff Bursey

Jeff Bursey’s latest exploratory novel is a sharp satire set in Atlantic Canada’s seemingly bucolic province, Prince Edward Island. Unidentified ...

Book release: RED: The Island Story Book Volume #24

It’s been a bumpy road through 2020 thus far but the folks at RED: The Island Storybook promise “We’ll get through this with strength and love, ...

A gift of Island poetry

Bren Simmers | Off Season

OFF SEASON Tonight, I don’t have to play the crowd, tell the story of the Christmas owl who hitched a ride home on a fir trunk. Walk the trail ...

Drop the mic

Island poet Julie Bull offers online spoken word workshop

Interdisciplinary researcher, ethicist, educator, poet, and spoken-word artist Dr. Julie Bull will be facilitating an online workshop series on spoken...

Get Well Soon!

Solo exhibit by Donnalee Downe at Receiver—Nov 12 to Dec 11

this town is small presents Get Well Soon!, a new solo exhibit by local artist Donnalee Downe, on view November 12 to December 11 at Receiver Coffee i...

New group exhibits

The Gallery at The Guild in Charlottetown will present two new art exhibitions this November. Making Your Mark, a group exhibit, will be on view to No...

Animal Kingdom lives on

Exhibition extended until end of November

The Summerside Art Club is extending their exhibition Animal Kingdom until the end of November at Eptek Arts and Culture Centre in Summerside. Explor...

A gentler pace

Z & G’s Specialty Fusion Cuisine offer a new experience

Visitors are warmly welcomed by owners Zenaida and Glenn upon entering Z & G’s Specialty Fusion Cuisine Restaurant—a space full of exciting ar...

The old with the new

David Sisam’s contemporary design aims to compliment

Indian River Festival has relied on a simple, time-tested strategy for their audience: the old with the new. Sitting under the vaults of Historic St. ...

My preciousss

New nano-brewery and taproom opens in Cornwall

After a few setbacks and some unanticipated delays (see global pandemic), Cornwall finally has a brewery to call its own. Now I am particularly biased...

Exhibits

Confed Centre Art Gallery On view: Creative Obsessions: A Look at Contemporary Craft in Prince Edward Island to Jan 3; Nelson White: Tukien (Awaken) ...

Tuesdays & Sundays

Millman-Tuplin tragedy gets the spotlight—Nov 11 to 15

Kitbag Theatre presents Tuesdays & Sundays, a play based on the true story of William Millman and Mary Tuplin, and the tragedy that shook the comm...

Holiday Kitchen Parties

Mike Ross brings shows to Hunter River—Nov 27 to Dec 13

Harmony House in Hunter River is gearing up for a run of new holiday shows with nine performances between November 27 and December 13. Mike Ross (Jive...

New GM of Theatre

Andrea Surich takes new position at Confederation Centre

Over the next few months, Andrea Surich will be sharing her time between Watermark Theatre in North Rustico and Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA...

Richard Schroeter

Making things

“The world is run by artists and mathematicians,” Richard Schroeter muses, on a peaceful fall visit to Charlottetown from his home in Kensington. ...

High-End Bootleg

New comedy recording by Justin Shaw

High-End Bootleg is a bootleg recording of An Evening of Comedy with Justin Shaw on January 4th, 2020 at Bar1911 as part of their After Hours Series. ...

Reading Street Micro-Grants to promote family literacy

awarded by PEI Writers' Guild

Through the Reading Street initiative, which is funded by TD Bank Group, the PEI Writers’ Guild is pleased to award micro-grants to ten community gr...

Lost in Dreams

Dylan Menzie’s weekly podcast is now streaming

PEI-based songsmith Dylan Menzie launched the Lost in Dreams Podcast in September. Over the course of 10 weekly episodes Dylan will sit down with Can...

Legend of Joe Labobe

Scottish-Canadian musician David Leask’s has written and performed a new record, Voyageur In Song, on Canada’s most historical instrument. Built f...

Tuesday’s Child

KINLEY’s new video explores the challenges of the social landscape of highschool

Island singer and songwriter KINLEY released a music video in late September for her song “Tuesday’s Child” off her second album, KINLEY. “Tu...

Emily St. John Mandel

A virtual evening with best selling author—Oct 21

Charlottetown independent bookstore Bookmark will present an evening with New York Times best selling author, Emily St. John Mandel. The virtual even...

Album release: Live in Australia

Bob Jenson and Tony McManus

PEI based spoken-word poet Bob Jensen and Scottish-Canadian guitarist Tony McManus are releasing Live in Australia, a collection of original poetry se...

Album release: Little Cities

Little Cities

On the heels of Friends Floors, their debut EP which garnered five Music PEI award nominations, Little Cities return with Little Cities. “We had th...

Celebrating David Helwig

Virtual book launch—Oct 14

On October 14 at 7 pm, Bookmark, members of PEI’s literary community, and some of David Helwig’s close poet friends from across Canada will gather...

Album release: Up By The Roots

Mark Haines

Canadian music business veteran Mark Haines has released his new album, Up By The Roots. In a career that spans almost 50 years, Mark has played thea...

The Snow Chef

Short film by Kelly Caseley, Sharlene Kelly and Graham Putnam chosen for CBC’s Short Film Face Off

Local comedic short film Gustav the Snow Chef is competing nationally in CBC’s annual “Short Film Face Off“ on Saturday evenings from October 3...

Silly Robbie’s World on TV

New show to air on Eastlink TV—beginning Oct 24

Charlottetown’s Robbie Doherty’s latest project is coming to fruition this fall when his new TV show will air on Eastlink Community Television beg...

Book release: Ben of the Island: Iceboats and Phantom Ship

By Terrilyn Kerr | llustrated by Nancy Perkins

The year is 1885. Ben is now five years old and living at the Wood Islands lighthouse on the Northumberland Strait. He is well known as a local hero b...

Book release: Broken Crayons

By Patsy Dingwell | Illustrated by Marla Lesage

Island author Patsy Dingwell has released her first book, Broken Crayons. When Ms. Gillis, a preservice teacher on PEI, decides to complete her Inter...

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