Watermark season

Lineup for the summer features theatre, comedy and music

Watermark Theatre in North Rustico announced their 2021 summer season with a lineup that includes an outdoor performance of Mi’kmaq Legends by the M...

Takako

What bird is that?

There are some fantastic books around on bird identification. Yet though I love books, I’ve never been particularly adept at leafing through field g...

Richard Pellissier-Lush

Strong sensitivity

Whether in work, play, or life, Richard Pellissier-Lush shows up as his full self and endeavours to live a life that inspires others to do the same. R...

New ED at Island Nature Trust

Bianca McGregor has been appointed the new Executive Director for Island Nature Trust (INT). Incumbent Executive Director, Megan Harris has now moved ...

New Director of Philanthropy

The Confederation Centre of the Arts welcomes Nadine Haddad to the Senior Management group as the Centre’s director of philanthropy. Haddad joins t...

Lessons to learn

Educators from Honk Kong make PEI their new home

On a sunny and mild morning, with a view of the sea, I sat down with Chung Sze Leung (Angela) and her husband Sai Ming Chu (George). When asked “wh...

New ED at Indian River

Lindsay Connolly enthusiastically assumes the role

The Board of Directors of the Indian River Festival has selected Lindsay Connolly as their new Executive Director. Connolly is a PEI-born musician an...

Meat N’ Badaydas

Culinary showcase at restaurants across PEI—April 1 to 30

The PEI restaurant scene is getting an extra boost this April with the announcement of Meat N’ Badaydas, a month-long celebration that has chefs and...

Exhibits

Confed Centre Art Gallery On view: Eye Candy to April 6. Give me Shelter to April 6; The Drive to May 2; and Gerard Clarkes: A Haunted Land to May 9....

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...

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