Author: Greg Webster

New fund supports PEI film industry

The Province is launching a new film fund to grow the film and television industry on PEI. The goal of the PEI Film Production Fund (PEIFPF) is to: g...

A healthier future

Parks Canada presents the Park Promise

On June 21, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Parks Canada will be launching the Park Promise. As stewards of PEI National Park, Parks Canada is passionate ...

Takako

MacLean gets Stompin’ Tom award

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) unveiled the recipients of the 2021 Honorary East Coast Music Awards and PEI singer-songwriter Tara MacLean is...

Reason to Believe

Zimbabwe’s Black Umfolosi collaborate with Bob Jensen

Zimbabwe’s Black Umfolosi released Reason to Believe, Songs from the Poetry of Bob Jensen in May. The album consists entirely of songs that the grou...

JOYRUS, Joy in PEI

Exhibit of artwork by Qinjuan Gu at Gallery @ The Guild

The Gallery @ The Guild in Charlottetown will present works by artist Qinjuan (Susan) Gu in June. The exhibit, JOYRUS, Joy in PEI, will open June 15 w...

Obedient Compliance

PEI’s artist-run centre, this town is small, presents Obedient Compliance by Becka Viau at Receiver Coffee in Charlottetown. The exhibition of drawi...

Youth exhibits at Kings Playhouse

Kings Playhouse Gallery in Georgetown will present two art exhibitions in June, First Bloom and Rahma & Friends–Seeking Refuge. The second inst...

Three Oaks art

Culture Summerside will once again host the Three Oaks Senior High (TOSH) Graduating Art Exhibit. The group exhibit will be on display from June 3–2...

Provincial Art Bank

Eight pieces by Island artists selected for purchase

Artist Oneil Kuku’s work was one of eight pieces selected for purchase by a peer-review jury out of 136 submissions for the Provincial Art Bank. ...

Scatman CD

Groovin’ with... Scatman, an album by the late Benjamin Sherman “Scatman” Crothers (1910-1986), will be released June 18. The album was produced...

Voyageur by Dekz

Premiere of local DJ’s new music and video project

Local disc jockey Dexter “Dekz” Shea is set to launch his new project Voyageur on May 29 via YouTube. The film features Dekz performing a live DJ ...

Indigenous art

Artists selected for new art bank and arts grants programs

PEI Mi’kmaq and other Indigenous artists in PEI have been recognized as the successful applicants for the new Indigenous Art Bank and Indigenous Art...

This perfect day

If I don’t appreciate this perfect day, then I don’t deserve to live here. It’s a festival out there. The ground is strewn with crimson maple f...

Single release: Pin Me To The Wall

By Jenna-Marie Gallant

Bilingual Acadian singer-songwriter Jenna-Marie Gallant from Rustico has released her latest single, “Pin Me To The Wall.” The song was co-produc...

Video release: Home

By Russell Louder

Electro-pop artist, Russell Louder, recently released the official video for the lead single “Home”off their debut album, Humor (February 2021). D...

Single release: Cry No More

By Arsenal Mills

Charlottetown based rockers Arsenal Mills recently dropped “Cry No More,” a new single from their forthcoming EP, Lovesick & Broke. The band...

Single release: Prospects

By Layne Greene

Singer-songwriter Layne Greene will release his new single,“Prospects,” on June 10. The song marks the first of several singles the artist plans t...

Finding new flora

The go-to place for information on native plants in Prince Edward Island is the Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre website (accdc.com). They hav...

Bound By Love

Dennis Ellsworth releases final album in three part series

Dennis Ellsworth closes the loop on his landmark Bound By Love Series, with Wolves Not Far, sharing ten portraits of fatherhood and life amid the stru...

Market-ready producers

Meet the inaugural participants

The National Screen Institute— Canada (NSI), in partnership with FilmPEI and Creative PEI, welcome five producers from PEI who recently began traini...

Midnight Baby

Justin Shaw’s comedy at Harmony House—June 25

Justin Shaw’s Midnight Baby will be on stage June 25 at Harmony House in Hunter River. The one-person comedy, written and performed by Island story...

Invisible Hand

Sierra Club Atlantic Canada Chapter host online screening

The Sierra Club Atlantic Canada Chapter is hosting an online film screening of Invisible Hand, a documentary on the Rights of Nature movement, followe...

Rainbow Brunch

Kings Playhouse—June 26

Georgetown’s Kings Playhouse will host their first all-ages Rainbow Brunch on June 26. Hosted by Drag Queen Lizzy Strange, the event will feature l...

Book release: Basin Head Bad Boys

By Anne Hotchkis

Basin Head Bad Boys by Anne Hotchkis will be released in June. Ethan Laird, the boy with a prosthetic leg, was a popular kid at Colonel Gray High Sch...

Book release: Bits and Pieces: Memories Old and New

By Thane J. Birch

In Bits and Pieces, a collection of short stories about growing up in the Lot 16 area of PEI, Thane J. Birch recalls an era when technology was moving...

Book release: The Miramichi Fire: A History

By Alan MacEachern

On an unusually hot day in October 1825, Islanders from West Point to North Cape watched in alarm and disbelief as huge plumes of smoke rose above the...

Island Summer Review

Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines are back in Hunter River

What’s the inspiration behind The Island Summer Review? Show creators and performers Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines hope that, once they enter the ...

Book release: Wally: Driven to Win

By Gary MacDougall

Retromedia Publishing will release Wally: Driven to Win, a book by author Gary MacDougall, in June. Wally: Driven to Win reveals the story of PEI har...

Book release: Historic St. Mary’s: A Brief Account of Three Indian River Churches 1814–2020

By Bertha Campbell

Historic St. Mary’s: A Brief Account of Three Indian River Churches 1814–2020  traces some of the rich history of Indian River, PEI, from its ear...

Book release: The Chemistry of Innovation: Regis Duffy and the Story of DCL

By Mo Duffy Cobb and Lori Mayne

How did a farm boy from PEI become a successful businessman, mentor, and community philanthropist? A new book by Mo Duffy Cobb and Lori Mayne tells th...

Manifest Jeunesse 2.0

Youth performing and visual arts exhibition returns—June 8

ManiFest Jeunesse, a youth performing arts production and visual arts exhibition, is back for its second edition. Premiering via Facebook on June 8 at...

Island Fringe Festival

Alternative indie theatre planned for mid-summer

Celebrating independent and alternative theatre in downtown Charlottetown, the Island Fringe Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. ...

Be happy for a while

Harmony House announces shows for summer season

The summer season at Harmony House in Hunter River will showcase a new concert, Inside American Pie, running alongside The Island Summer Review, as we...

A Mighty Wind

PEISO presents music for organ and brass ensemble

The PEI Symphony Orchestra (PEISO) will present A Mighty Wind, a special chamber music concert featuring music for organ and brass ensemble, this June...

Art in the Open

Exhibit reflects on festival’s 10 year history

Art in the Open, Charlottetown’s outdoor public art festival, is 10 years old. With a decade of memories piling up and 2021 marking the final year o...

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