On the River Clyde

Annual pageant in New Glasgow—July 23–25 & 30–31

The fifth edition of The River Clyde Pageant returns to the fields and shorelines of New Glasgow this July, with six performances running July 23–25...

Dave Stewart

Standing proud

I met Dave Stewart for a midday coffee and as soon as he walked in the room, he was greeted by old friends and others who wanted to talk to him about ...

2021 Symons Medal

Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA) recently announced that the 2021 Symons Medal will be awarded to the Honourable Louise Arbour, CC, GOQ on Octo...

Markets

Charlottetown Farmers’ Market The Charlottetown Farmers’ Market is open weekly on Saturdays from 9 am–2 pm. Local farmers, crafters, artisans a...

Hooray for peatlands

Island Nature Trust receives valuable carbon sink donation

Island Nature Trust (INT) recently secured a significant carbon sink peatland in its largest single acquisition to date. Recognized for its high ecolo...

Takako

Roma at Three Rivers

Travel back in time this summer and experience 1732 on PEI

Roma at Three Rivers transports visitors back to 1732 when French merchant Jean Pierre Roma established a settlement and trading post at Three Rivers....

Rare birds cooperate

It really is a lovely thing when rare birds cooperate with passionate bird lovers. Too often I’ve been notified of sightings of snowy owls, cattle e...

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

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...

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...

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. ...

Cloggeroo returns

Island folk festival is back in Georgetown—Aug 13 to 15

The crew at Cloggeroo—the Island Folk Festival are working to bring the magic of a big festival experience back to the community of Georgetown in Th...

Mike Ross and Nicole Bellamy

Living in harmony

As soon as I walked in the back door of the Harmony House in Hunter River, I was struck by the powerful and magical energy that greeted me. Mike Ross ...

DiverseCity Festival

Island annual multicultural event is a go for 2021

The annual DiverseCity Festival will take place this year in a different form thn usual. Circumstances have challenged organizers to be creative in ho...

From fibre to finish

MacAusland’s Woolen Mills uses old tech for quality product

I was looking forward to spending time at MacAusland’s Woolen Mills in Bloomfield—watching the process, and learning the technology—and I was no...

Summer by the sea

Two theatre shows playing in Victoria this season

Victoria Playhouse in Victoria-by-the-sea will return this season with two funny and entertaining shows—Off The Grid by John Spurway and The Good Ti...

Loving your elders

Our native elderberries cause some confusion to those learning about plants. First of all, “elder” sounds a lot like “alder,” but they are two...

Takako

39th annual print show

PEI Photo Club at the Gallery @ The Guild—Opening May 26

The PEI Photo Club will present their 39th Annual Print Show at the  Gallery @ The Guild in Charlotteown from May 26 to June 13. The public is invite...

Funnier in an Hour

Comedic storytelling webinar with Heather Jordan Ross

Island comedian Heather Jordan Ross, in partnership with PEI Writers’ Guild (PEIWG), will host the webinar Funnier in an Hour: Comedic Storytelling ...

New AD at The Guild

Geordie Brown was recently appointed as the new Artistic Director (AD) of The Guild’s Summer Festival. Brown has a long list of credits as a perform...

Courthouse Theatre adapts for 2021

The Courthouse Theatre in St. Peters Bay is reinventing itself for the 2021 season. The St. Peters Bay Area Development Corporation (SPADC) will offer...

Summer puppetry

River Clyde Pageant returns and offers two workshops

The River Clyde Pageant will return this summer with six outdoor performances running July 23–25 and July 30–August 1. A program of artist-led wor...

Summer Festival

The Guild | Shows announced for 2021 season in Charlottetown

Artistic Director Georgie Brown and CEO Alanna Jankov recently announced the lineup for The Guild Summer Festival in Charlottetown. Running from June ...

A Haunted Land

The art and music of Gerard Clarkes—May 30

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery invites the public to a free event May 30 at 2 pm, celebrating the many talents of Gerard Clarkes. The PEI painte...

Accumulations

Solo photo exhibit by Phil Mercier at Receiver

PEI’s artist-run centre this town is small presents Accumulations: Sea Glass, a solo exhibition of photographs by Phil Mercier, on view at Receiver ...

Many Faces of Fire

PEI Crafts Council presents group exhibit at The Guild

The Many Faces of Fire, a group exhibit presented by the PEI Crafts Council, will open May 12 from 7–9 pm at The Guild in Charlottetown. Featured a...

Two exhibits at Eptek

Music PEI Album Art and ArtsSmarts on display in May

Eptek Art & Culture Centre in Summerside will showcase two exhibitions in May. Music PEI Album Art will be on display throughout May, featuring t...

Exhibits

Galleries and Museums

Confed Centre Art Gallery On view: Holland College School of Visual Arts Spring Showcase to May 2; The Drive to May 2; Gerard Clarkes: A Haunted Land...

Justin Shaw’s Midnight Baby

One-person comedy at Kings Playhouse—June 4

Desert Island Theatre Company will bring the one-person comedy Midnight Baby by Justin Shaw to Kings Playhouse in Georgetown on June 4. Midnight Baby...

A permanent home

PEI Symphony Orchestra partners with Confederation Centre

Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA) has announced a new agreement with the province’s largest community orchestra. The agreement solidifies a tw...

Kirstin Lund

Making it happen

Kirstin Lund is an innovator and manifester who continually builds community through collaboration. If she sees a gap, she does what she can to help f...

All local lineup

Indian River Festival | 25th anniversay celebrates exclusively Island artists

Music returns to Historic St. Mary’s in Indian River this summer for the 25th anniversary of the Indian River Festival (IRF). The Festival showcases...

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