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Call for artist submissions

Salt Spring National Art Prize invites Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada to submit [ ... ]

National Park season passes

Parks Canada is offering entry passes for PEI National Park at discounted rates this holiday season. [ ... ]

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019

Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing together the Music PEI Canadian Song Conference and ECMA Industry Conference to present a songwriting stream at ECMA 2019 in Charlottetown, PEI from May 1-5, 2019.

An integral part of this songwriting stream presented by Music PEI will be the 5th annual Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge in partnership
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Local.

Pop-Up Supper Club

A group of young local chefs have put their creative minds together to start a Pop-Up Supper Club named "Local." The group hosted a 5-course tasting menu on December 10, showcasing Island ingredients and supporting Island non-profit organizations. The chefs have teamed up with the PEI Farm Centre in Charlottetown to host the dinners. 

Growing in popularity worldwide, pop-up
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Pottery in the Park

The winter session of pottery classes at the PEI Potters Studio in Victoria Park, Charlottetown will begin in January. Perfect for beginners as well as those with previous experience, classes are taught by professional Island potters and are designed to be fun as well as educational. The class covers the basics of clay preparation, wheel-throwing techniques, and glazing and decoration.
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Sunday life drawing sessions

Sunday life drawing sessions with live nude model are held Sundays from 2–4 pm at the Gertrude Cotton Art Centre, Stratford (57 Bunbury Rd). All skill levels are welcome. Easels are provided but bring your own drawing materials. Age 18+ or parent’s permission. 

Provincial Art Bank

Island artists are encouraged to submit their work to the Provincial Art Bank by January 2, 2019 if they would like it to be considered for purchase next year.  

The Provincial Art Bank collection includes 230 works of art by 130 Island artists. The art bank acquires, loans and displays art that was purchased or donated. Pieces are displayed in public buildings and spaces for Islanders
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Call for artist submissions

Salt Spring National Art Prize invites Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada to submit their two- and three-dimensional work for consideration.

Submissions for the 2019/2020 SSNAP awards begin on January 10, 2019 and close May 31, 2019. Approximately 50 finalists will be selected by an independent jury from across Canada to participate in the Finalists’ Exhibition on Salt Spring
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Four One-Act Comedies Did by Rob MacDonald

We Was Robbed 

Review by Sean McQuaid 

Ye olde reviewer last visited The Guild to watch a musical based on an Anne of Green Gables novel, so it neatly bookends the month to be back there a week later watching a show built around Anne’s fellow enduring PEI theatrical staple (not to mention her occasional artistic re-interpreter), the redoubtable Rob MacDonald.  

A popular
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Celebration of Craft

Call for entries

Eptek Art & Culture Centre, in partnership with the PEI Crafts Council, will host the 2019 edition of Celebration of Craft in the summer of 2019. This is a similar undertaking to the 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2015 editions of the fine craft exhibitions organized by this same partnership. The theme for the coming exhibit is PEI’s natural history. Eptek Centre invites entries from
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Some Upcoming Events

Old Fashioned Christmas Festival

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Georgetown The Kings Playhouse is partnering with community members of Georgetown to pu [ ... ]

LIGHT

A Solstice Celebration with Becca Griffin and Rebecca Parent December 14 & 15
Watermark Theatre& [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, $10, or visit Eventbrite.ca for advanc [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]

18th Music PEI Week and Awards

Credit Unions of PEI returns as sponsor for events in January Music PEI has announced the return of [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: J. J. Steinfeld

Curated by Deirdre Kessler There Are Questions I Would Like to Ask How can you imagine gunfire and [ ... ]