Author: Greg Webster

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...

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!

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Pride is buffering…

PEI Pride 2020 Festival celebrations—July 26–August 2

Pride PEI will host celebrations for the 26th Anniversary Pride Festival on PEI from July 26 to August 2. This year’s theme: Pride is Buffering.... ...

Crown Point protected

Coastal headland secured by Island Nature Trust

Crown Point headland, home to a diverse range of coastal and wetland wildlife, has been secured by Island Nature Trust thanks to support from Environm...

Shaye releases new single

All successful solo artists, Kim Stockwood, Damhnait Doyle, and Tara MacLean came together as Shaye to record The Bridge in 2003. Their first single, ...

Tiny Island Concert series joins #RoadToCanadaDay

Starting Thursday, June 11, The Tiny Island Concert Series becomes a part of the #RoadtoCanadaDay online series of events, to ensure these critically...

DiverseCity@Home Festival 2020

The PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada is presenting the DiverseCity Festival in a new format this year. DiverseCity@Home will bring many element...

A gift of Island poetry

Richard Lemm

WHAT I WANTED TO BE A dandelion and buttercup bouquet on grandmother’s vanity, the wasps in the pears, the long white jet plane’s tail in the ...

The Island Literary Awards

Online award ceremonies held for Island writers

On June 6, The Island Literary Awards galas were held, honouring the achievements of Island writers and authors. This year, due to restrictions sur...

Charlottetown Film Society

It has been a busy few months for The Charlottetown Film Society, having achieved registered charity status, purchased City Cinema, obtained a license...

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