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Paint the Town PEI

A social painting party takes place May 9, 6–8 pm, at Black Rafter, 10 Federal St, Souris. Call or [ ... ]

Run for L.I.F.E.

A Run for L.I.F.E. (Love, Inspiration, Fitness, Everyone) will take place on May 7 at 2 pm beginning [ ... ]

May 26–30
City Cinema

G. Animation. Dir: Ann Marie Fleming, Canada, 88 min. Shohreh Aghdashloo, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh

Window Horses“Window Horses needs to be shared. It’s the animated coming-of-age story about a young woman of Persian-Chinese heritage (voiced with appealing uncertainty by Sandra Oh) who travels from Vancouver to Iran to read at a poetry festival in Shiraz. Her self-published book of poems has caught the attention of the organizers (she’s not sure how), so with minimal preparation but considerable enthusiasm, the sheltered Rosie launches herself into the unknown. Employing lively, charming imagery and a great voice cast that includes Shohreh Aghdashloo, Navid Negahban and an almost unrecognizable Don McKellar (and Ellen Page popping up briefly as a friend of Rosie’s), Fleming gracefully deploys multiple animation styles—created by a series of guest directors—to show us how Rosie interprets the various poems she hears, even the ones she doesn’t fully understand. But the film’s greatest impact is achieved through its precisely structured story, which lets us experience that eponymous epiphany in sync with Rosie. That feeling will only be amplified in a crowded movie theatre, so take my advice and don’t wait for Window Horses to show up on iTunes; see it as soon as you can. Take friends. Share the poetry.”—Norman Wilner, Now Magazine

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Some Upcoming Events

Serena Ryder in Charlottetown

May 3
Homburg Theatre Canadian chart-topper Serena Ryder has been added to the Sobeys LIVE @ the Cen [ ... ]

One Book, One Island

This year’s book is Ru by Kim Thúy. May 2
Summerside Rotary Library  This year’s PEI One  [ ... ]

Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards 2017

May 6
The Mack The P.E.I. Writers’ Guild has announced the shortlist for the 30th Cox and Palmer I [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Resistance fighter

Profile: Kathleen Hamilton by Jane Ledwell Contrivances and secrets—lies—they cause a lot [ ... ]

A Passion for Nature

Thérèse D'Amour exhibit opening at Gallery 18 Gallery 18 in New London has announced an exhibitio [ ... ]

HC students pass Emerit tour guide exam

Three students enrolled in Holland College’s Tourism and Travel Management program have successful [ ... ]