Rooted in music

After my chat with Craig Fair, it became clear that this multi-talented human could not be described merely by his technical and artistic abilities, of which there are many. The…

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Spectacles

We were driving home past Québec City on a gusty day in April, having been happily storm-stayed in Montréal, when the sky was filled with geese by the thousands—beautiful white…

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Reading food labels

Confused by the numbers and words on food labels? You’re certainly not alone! Understanding food labels is a key skill for making healthy choices about what you eat. This information…

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The Umbrella Collective

“The Concept of World Music Is Not It”—Siddu The Umbrella Collective formed in 2021, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The band formed around lyricist and MC, Charles Ruth.…

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The Warblers are coming!

There are many special times to be a birding enthusiast on Prince Edward Island. Watching Northern Gannets as they soar over the waters off East Point in the fall. Taking…

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We’re hooked!

I grew up in a fishing family. One of my earliest memories is from sitting on the engine cover of my parents’ lobster boat. Stuffed in layers of clothes, wearing…

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Life on stage

Benton Hartley wears many jackets in the theatre world: he is an actor, playwright, director, producer, dramaturge, and comedian. “I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t involved with theatre…

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Edible flowers

Spring isn’t just about colourful blooms bursting outside. It’s also a time for fresh, delicious food! But have you ever thought about adding the flowers themselves to your meals? Believe…

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Sites of Spring

The big snowmelt has come and gone, and freshets have been replaced by puddles and more puddles. If you’re thinking about moving to the Island, visit now. My partner recalls…

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So much light

Radium GirlsUPEI Performing Arts CentreMarch 14, 2024 “So much light.” Spoken by a doomed Grace Fryer about her factory workplace, that’s the first line of Radium Girls, U.S. playwright D.W.…

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