New vision at Watermark

The Watermark Theatre in North Rustico has produced classic and modern classic plays for the last 13 years. Artistic Director Robert Tsonos recently a...

Sweta Daboo

Hope for humanity

There’s nothing quite like meeting young women in leadership who are making waves and forging paths for other women to do the same simply by being t...

Queer film classics

First public Island screening for many titles at City Cinema

Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen is a new initiative of Pride PEI that brings six queer film classics to City Cinema in Charlottetown for their f...

Charlottetown Ice City fest

Winter celebration in the capital—until Mar 14

Charlottetown gets a boost to its spirits this winter with the Ice City festival, a celebration of winter. Presented by Jack Frost Winterfest, which w...

100 years of radio on PEI

March 2021 marks the centennial of radio broadcasting in PEI. A ground-breaking event led to the development of what we now take for granted­—broad...

Coastal forests

Coastal forests are incredibly important components of our Island ecosystem. The often-relentless winter winds pound the vegetation along our north sh...

Executive Director for KACC

The Board of Directors of the Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce (KACC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Corbett as the organizati...

New adjunct curator

Artist, writer, curator Charles Campbell joins CCAG

Charles Campbell joined the Confederation Centre Art Gallery (CCAG) team as adjunct curator in February. He is a Jamaican-born multidisciplinary artis...

Exhibits

Galleries and Museums

Confed Centre Art Gallery On view: Eye Candy: Recent Gifts to the Collection to April 4. Give me Shelter to April 6; touring exhibition The Drive fro...

The Block

Black media outlet launches with digital magazine

On February 1, The Black Collective Media (BCM) had a soft-launch of their digital media startup collective by releasing The Block, PEI’s first Blac...

The Ice Walk

Lennox Island First Nation historic Reconciliation event

On March 8, in partnership with the Federal and PEI Provincial governments, the Mi’kmaq community of Lennox Island First Nation will launch an epic ...

A Shell of a Story

Micro story competition dives into oyster art

Debbie Brady, fine art photographer and Oyster Art Lady from Tyne Valley is hosting “A Shell of a Story,” a micro story competition designed to sp...

Takako

Grosbeak comeback

Many Islanders will remember the sight of large flocks of evening grosbeaks visiting their feeders in the 1980s. I’m sure those flocks kept sunflowe...

Living the dream

Something new, something different for Kensington foodies

Begin with a big bowl of passion and a sense of community spirit, add originality and warmth, sprinkle with creativity and pour in happiness until the...

Exhibits

Confed Centre Art Gallery On view: Give me Shelter to Apr 6; a new touring exhibition, The Drive, from the Art Gallery of Guelph until May 2; Gerard ...

Thomas H.B. Symons

Confed Centre staff and board fondly remember

Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA) is mourning the passing of Professor Thomas H.B. Symons, CC, O.Ont, FRSC, LLD, DU, DLitt, DCnL, FRGS, KSS, who...

Epekwitk Assembly of Councils building

The new Epekwitk Assembly of Councils building is nearing completion on the Charlottetown waterfront. The state-of-the-art structure will house the As...

2021 Music PEI Award Nomination Announcement

Music PEI is proud to announce the nominees for the 2021 Music PEI Awards.  Catherine MacLellan leads the way with 9 nominations for her latest al...

Holiday Wishbook 2020

Discover Charlottetown Launches Holiday Wishbook to Inspire Shopping Local This Christmas

In the midst of the pandemic, it feels more important than ever to support our friends and neighbours before we go Christmas shopping at big box store...

Peter & Nancy Richards

Keep on Buzzin’

The fifteenth of the month is approaching, and the arts community in PEI knows what that means: time to get your act together to meet The Buzz deadlin...

Montreal Massacre memorial online

Join with others at noon on December 6 for Support Survivors: An online viewing of the Montreal Massacre Memorial Service commemorative video to honou...

No fiddle on Sunday

Musician Danny Drouin has a new passion: recording

Local musician Danny Drouin was trying to coordinate a jam recently when someone said, “Well, there’ll be no fiddle on Sunday or no bass on Saturd...

Takako

Plant publications

When learning about plants and plantings, it is always useful to have information that targets native species in your locale. I’m happy to announce ...

Before Grindr

Gay and lesbian history of PEI series launches December 1

Before Grindr: The Secret Social History of Gay & Lesbian PEI, a six-part interview series, will launch online December 1. The series begins the p...

Revenue streams for musicians

IGNITE Your Music Career, a new subscription-based, on-demand service is available for musicians and songwriters of all genres who are interested in i...

PEI Newcomers awards

Each year, the Prince Edward Island Association for Newcomers to Canada (PEIANC) honours those who work to support the growing newcomer communities in...

The root of it all

Seeing healthy trees that you have planted is a great legacy.  Lately, though, I’ve been rethinking the whole idea of treeplanting. In 2019, Justin...

Takako

Drop the mic

Island poet Julie Bull offers online spoken word workshop

Interdisciplinary researcher, ethicist, educator, poet, and spoken-word artist Dr. Julie Bull will be facilitating an online workshop series on spoken...

A gentler pace

Z & G’s Specialty Fusion Cuisine offer a new experience

Visitors are warmly welcomed by owners Zenaida and Glenn upon entering Z & G’s Specialty Fusion Cuisine Restaurant—a space full of exciting ar...

The old with the new

David Sisam’s contemporary design aims to compliment

Indian River Festival has relied on a simple, time-tested strategy for their audience: the old with the new. Sitting under the vaults of Historic St. ...

New GM of Theatre

Andrea Surich takes new position at Confederation Centre

Over the next few months, Andrea Surich will be sharing her time between Watermark Theatre in North Rustico and Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA...

Ghouls in them hills

“There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” —Hamlet (1.5.167-8) When I first started exploring...

Takako

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