Richard Schroeter

Making things

“The world is run by artists and mathematicians,” Richard Schroeter muses, on a peaceful fall visit to Charlottetown from his home in Kensington. ...

Patricia Bourque

Sacred moments

As we walked to a quiet place to talk, three people stopped photographer Patricia Bourque—each to praise her episode of Postcards from the Island, a...

Julie Bull

Change-maker

As the one-year anniversary of her return to PEI approaches, Julie Bull has been making things happen. The Inuk performance poet, originally from Labr...

Tamara Steele

Giving Voice

The surging Black Lives Matter movement across North America called on Tamara Steele to trade a microphone for a megaphone and an audience of dancers ...

Stephen DesRoches

Given Time

“If you photograph landscape,” photographer Stephen DesRoches laughs, “you really have to be committed to dumb hours, terrible hours.“ The hou...

Chrissy Blanchard

A Place to Play

Before we get to sit down to chat at a coffee shop in Charlottetown, a former student from the music program at Bluefield High School pegs his high-sc...

Mo Duffy Cobb

Moving words

Author and PEI Writers’ Guild president Mo Duffy Cobb holds a mug of coffee in her Charlottetown kitchen, reflecting on the recent strategic plannin...

Shelagh Lindley

Craft building

Shelagh Lindley moved to PEI as a builder but soon fell in love with rug-hooking and set up Plum Tree Studio in Rustico. “Plum Tree Studio started t...

Marti Hopson

Finding a home

Marti Hopson of Wheatley River counts her role as president of the board for ACT (a community theatre), in its 25th anniversary year, as one of her fi...

Tanya Davis

Change of climate

“I don’t know exactly where I’m living right now,” Tanya Davis says when we meet during her artist residency with this town is small at Upstre...

Bren Simmers

Leaps of life

The first time poet and publisher Bren Simmers visited Prince Edward Island, she was on a cross-country road trip, “in a van that broke down in all ...

Claudette Thériault 

Vive l’Acadie

The countdown to the Congrès Mondial Acadien is in hours now, but Claudette Thériault—president of this international event that will see thousand...

Peter Gallant

Island Storm

Peter Gallant apologizes. He has gotten only 90% of the paint off his hands. The artistic director and musical director for this summer’s Highland S...

Monique Lafontaine

Jill-of-all-trades

“One of my favourite days at the Confederation Centre is when the (performing) company comes over,” says Monique Lafontaine fondly, anticipating a...

Josh Ellis

A passion for it

“I always am thinking about putting on a musical performance or hosting a party or entertaining folks,” says Josh Ellis, the executive director of...

Sean Kemp

String machinist

“Violin doesn’t let you express to the full what you want to express—but that’s what you have,” says Sean Kemp when asked about his experien...

Julie Pellissier-Lush

True stories

When I meet her the day after her installation as the new provincial Poet Laureate, Julie Pellissier-Lush is animated. “I’m still walking on the c...

Grace Kimpinski

The Producer

Grace Kimpinski has produced or co-produced a theatre show every few months for almost five years—but this year, she’s preparing for ten shows in ...

Steve Bellamy

The facilitator

“Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect,” Steve Bellamy says. In his third month as CEO of Confederation Centre of the Arts, he’...

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