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Beautiful dogwood

PEI is graced with four native dogwoods. The smallest is a common woodland wildflower called bunchberry. Like all dogwoods, the veins in the leaves ru...

Art in the Open 2020

Open-air contemporary art reimagined

As one of many events that contributes to the active cultural ecosystem on the Island, Art in the Open (AITO) has always embraced public art in spacio...

Mind, body and soil

Summerside residents tend their community plots

Throughout the scorching summer heat, 21 faithful Summerside gardeners lovingly tended their plots at the corner of West and North Drives. The 180’ ...

Île Saint-Jean

Celebrating a tricentennial, 1720–2020

This year marks the tricentennial of the founding of the French colony of Île Saint-Jean—the 300th anniversary of the arrival of the first French a...

Pounding pavement

Fringe Festival organizers amplify fringe artists—Aug 12–14

Island Fringe Festival organizers shifted their focus to a new production, Pounding the Pavement: Celebrating and amplifying artists from the fringe, ...

Destination Georgetown

Kings Playhouse gives plenty of reasons to visit this summer

Kings Playhouse in Georgetown is bringing stories to life in a different way this summer with creative opportunities to enjoy local art, share a treat...

Creative Obsessions

Contemporary craft in PEI exhibit—Aug 8 to Jan 3

A new exhibition titled Creative Obsessions: A Look at Contemporary Craft in Prince Edward Island will be showing August 8 to January 3, at the Confed...

Funding women and girls

Six community organizations will receive funding support to help empower Island women and girls to live safer, better and healthier lives. Funding is ...

Postcards from the Island

New 12-part online series broadcasts every Thursday

CIBC Confed Centre Presents is set to deliver Postcards from the Island, a weekly online series featuring a rich depth of creative pioneers and local ...

New ED at PEI Writers’ Guild

The PEI Writers’ Guild (PEIWG) recently announced the appointment of Executive Director, Mo Duffy Cobb. This is the first time in the Guild’s 30-y...

Architectural sounds

Historic St. Mary’s reopens to the public

The 2020 Indian River Festival may have been cancelled but that doesn’t mean Islanders won’t be able to experience the architectural wonder of His...

Acadie 300

To mark the 300th anniversary of the arrival of the first French and Acadians on the Island, the Sister Antoinette DesRoches Historical Committee will...

Exhibits

Galleries & Museums

Acadian Museum of PEI Last chance to view the Acadian Children of the Island from 1900-1965 exhibit with many photos and a number of artefacts on dis...

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...

Answering the call

What’s beeping in that tree? When I teach people how to call for owls, it is generally the barred owl’s “who cooks for you, who cooks for you-a...

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...

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...

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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...

An Acadian experience

Felix Arsenault recounts his passion for cooking

“I’ll tell you the story of how I started cooking,” says Felix Arsenault. This is just one of the stories I heard during my delightful visit to ...

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...

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...

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...

Beautiful snow

Newfoundlanders have once again inspired us with their joyful acceptance of life’s little surprises – in this case, 70 cm of snow. Everyone has se...

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Evening visitors

Quite often when I’m giving talks about forests or wildlife, I’ll mention flying squirrels. They’re one of my favourite mammals, but as they are...

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