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Residency Travel Support

this town is small is offering microgrants for travel costs for professional PEI artists attending r [ ... ]

Tour of historic churches

A tour of Historic Churches of the South Shore takes place August 25 from 12–3:30 pm organized by  [ ... ]

at Trailside Café 2018

at Trailside Café 2018

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Trailside Café 

Matt Minglewood Solo & Acoustic | August 16

One of Canada's treasured rock n' roll songwriters, Matt Minglewood is a Trailside fan favourite not to be missed. 

Dennis Ellsworth | August 17

Dennis Ellsworth writes songs in a variety of styles. In 2014 he was named one of Canada’s top 10 new artists by the CBC Searchlight Contest.

Nudie | August 18


The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen film series

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen film series

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City Cinema

Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10. For movies in the same week, keep your ticket from the first and it will cost only $5 for the other ones).

2001: A Space Odyssey | August 17 | 9:00 pm

Stanley Kubrick, 1968, 164 min. Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood

Princess Mononoke | August 18 | 9:00 pm

14A, frightening scenes, violence, not recommended for children

On stage at Souris Show Hall

On stage at Souris Show Hall

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Souris Show Hall

The Souris Show Hall has programming on stage through August. The venue is located at 5 Church Street, Souris.

On August 4 Aboriginal legend George Paul will visit and joining him will be PEI’s Mi’kmaq Legends. Elder George Paul is a storyteller and musician and an East Coat Music Award (ECMA) winner. Mi’Kmaq Legends is a troupe of youth who use acting storytelling,

The Short and Long of It

The Short and Long of It

A Side Hustle summer improv-aganza

August 17 & September 14
Charlottetown Fire Hall

Summer nights call for hearty laughs and fire poles. Join the women of Side Hustle for an evening of made-up-on-the-spot comedy that will have you keeling over (in a good way). You do not want to miss this summer run of short– and long–form improv featuring Patti Larsen, Nancy McLure, Kirstin Lund, Jill

August variety at Indian River Festival

August variety at Indian River Festival

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Historic St Mary's

The Indian River Festival, now in its 23rd reason, runs all summer and continues to present concerts in a variety of musical styles in August.

The line-up for August includes The Sweet Lowdown, a folk roots trio from British Columbia (August 3), singer-songwriters Justin Nozuka and Alicia Toner (August 5), the Payadora Tango Ensemble (August 10), the Venuti String

Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke
Productions in Summerside and Charlottetown for Feast 40th

Rodd Charlottetown
Brothers 2, Summerside

The musical comedy called Up in Smoke marks the Feast Dinner Theatre season’s 40th celebrations.

Assistant director Brandon Roy, a graduate of Sheridan College’s bachelor of music theatre performance program, says the biggest set of talented directors to date have come together to

Dream Chaser

Dream Chaser
Hypnotist Matt MacPhee 

August 18 & 25
The Guild

Have you ever wanted to go on a tropical vacation? What about ride the world’s best roller coaster? Maybe you just want to lay on the beach and relax? Or perhaps you fancy a trip to outer space. 

All that is possible and more by coming to see Hypnotist Matt MacPhee, The Mattman, this summer when he brings his comedically mesmerizing

Reignited again

Island musicians interpret decades of pop music at Watermark

August 19
Watermark Theatre

Watermark Theatre has announced the Classic Music Reignited programming for the 2018 season. In its 5th year, the series features Island musical artists interpreting classic composers. This summer’s theme is Songs Through the Decades. 

On August 19 at 7:30 pm hear “Zoot Suits and Speakeasies, Music of the

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Some Upcoming Events

The Red Dirt Road

Margie Carmichael’s stories adapted into new production Until September 21 (select dates)
The Mack [ ... ]

Festin acadien avec homard

Chef Danny Smiles returns August 31
Village musical acadien L’Exposition agricole et le Festival  [ ... ]

Island Summer Review

Q & A with Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines
by Ann Thurlow  Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays t [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Going pro

Profile: Brielle Ansems by Jane Ledwell When Brielle Ansems plays the role of Josie Hogan in A Moo [ ... ]

Richard Vickerson art

by Richard Vickerson The windows of my studio open onto a few old maple trees. They were once part  [ ... ]

Law Foundation funding

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island announced its grant funding for 2018 recently. Among the  [ ... ]