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Tax preparation clinics

The Canada Revenue Agency’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program offers free tax preparation cli [ ... ]

PD day treasure hunt

Children ages 5–12 can hunt for royal treasure during two upcoming Professional Development days ( [ ... ]

Meals, etc.

Fundraising dinner at Sadat's

Reserve by April 26
Dinner April 28

Taste the exotic East for a good cause at a special dinner to raise funds to support the immigration of a refugee couple coming to PEI from Afghanistan. On April 28, from 6–8 pm, enjoy a multi-course meal of your choice of lamb, chicken, beef or vegetarian. Two thirds of the cost will go directly to the refugee-support fund. Please
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East of the Dial Season 1

ECMA-nominated podcast East of the Dial has debuted its Season 1. Since 2015, radio DJs Joee Adams and Chris Pride have spearheaded a side project intended to give Canada’s independent artists a spotlight. Originally starting out as a weekly-ish podcast focusing solely on East coast, the show has now been reinvented with a renewed sense of purpose, vigor and things of that nature.

“The idea
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artsVest workshops

artsVest is Business for the Arts’ national flagship program that works directly with small to mid-sized arts organizations, equipping them with in-depth training, tools and mentorship relationships. These components are thoughtfully created to build sustainable partnerships between arts and businesses and to spark sponsorship opportunities. As an added incentive, artsVest
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Poetry City

The City of Charlottetown will participate in the Canada-wide Poetry City initiative during April’s monthly Council meeting on Monday, April 9 in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Poetry City is an annual celebration of poetry facilitated by mayors and city councils all across Canada. The event was created to bring poetry into public spaces in the months of March or April. It is designed to
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Canada 150

Canada 150
PEI Symphony Orchestra

During the April 15 final concert of its 50th anniversary season, the PEI Symphony Orchestra (PEISO) will release its first CD in the orchestra’s 50-year history. Canada 150 is a live recording of a special concert with the same name, which took place on November 19, 2017 at the Confederation Centre of the Arts.

Under the direction of Maestro Mark Shapiro, the orchestra was
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Rachel Beck

Rachel Beck
Rachel Beck

Rachel Beck is taking a big leap in her musical career—this time, all on her own. CBC Searchlight finalist success in 2013 sparked a recording and touring journey for Rachel and sister Amy as The Beck Sisters.

 It led to performances at the Stan Rogers Folk Festival, for Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s Royal Visit to Canada, singing with
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Your Masterpiece

Your Masterpiece
Jenni & The Hummingbird

Jenni & The Hummingbird has released her debut EP, Your Masterpiece, with reviews by The East, Exclaim! and Nu Music Group. Jenni & The Hummingbird will hold a release show at The Trailside Music Café & Inn in Mount Stewart on May 27 where she will perform Your Masterpiece music with The Atlantic String Machine.

A singer-songwriter from Charlottetown,
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37th season at Victoria Playhouse

37th season at Victoria Playhouse

Victoria Playhouse has announced its 2018 Festival Season programming.

The season kicks off with the Canadian premiere of the acclaimed romantic comedy Dancing Lessons by Mark St. Germain. Dancing Lessons tells the story of a young professor on the Autism spectrum who hires an injured Broadway dancer to teach him how to dance. The production stars PEI’s own Melissa Kramer opposite Toronto-based
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Some Upcoming Events

The Leisure Seeker

Until April 29
City Cinema 14A, mature theme, language may offend
Dir: Paolo Virzi, Italy/France, 112 [ ... ]

Province House

Karen Jans from Parks Canada at Circle Around the Centre May 23
Studio 1  Circle Around the Ce [ ... ]

Journey’s End

May 5–12
City Cinema 14A, violence, gory scenes, disturbing content
Dir: Saul Dibb, UK, 107 min. As [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Mission accomplished

Local hip-hop scene showcased at Bon Voyage EP release party Submitted by Tyler Knockwood A huge t [ ... ]

Rainbow Valley auditions

ACT: A Community Theatre will be hosting auditions for it's upcoming production of Rainbow Valley, a [ ... ]

ZZ TOP in Summerside

ZZ TOP are bringing The Tonnage Tour to Credit Union Place in Summerside on August 14.  Billy  [ ... ]