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Don’t Frack PEI celebrates

On May 10 Don’t Frack PEI will celebrate its win on achieving a legislated ban to fracking within  [ ... ]

Happy Course—Summerside

This spring GEBIS is offering Happy Course at Summerside Rotary Library, 57 Central St, Summerside.  [ ... ]

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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Rebirth

Rebirth
New exhibit by Lise Genova at MacNaught Centre

April brings with it a new Sixty Days of Fame exhibit at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives in Summerside. It features the work of Summerside artist Lise Genova.

The established artist and teacher chose Rebirth as the exhibit title to reflect her decision to show new works in groupings that may not necessarily appear to belong together, but for
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Andrus exhibit in Verdun, Quebec

Andrus exhibit in Verdun, Quebec

Island-based artists Don Andrus has a new exhibition of paintings opening in Verdun, Montreal at Gallery Vu. The exhibition is the very first one to be held in this new Art Gallery in an area where traditionally there have been no venues for the display of works of art. Gallery Vu is in all probability the first step in the reclamation of Verdun, a community close to the downtown area which has
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IB Graduate Art Show

The IB Graduate Art Show will take place at The Gallery at the Guild from March 21 to April 14. This exhibit will include artwork from the 1st year IB Visual Art Students and the Introductory Art Course offered at Colonel Gray High School. The public is invited to come and see the work completed by these students in a variety of formats and media. The students will host their official opening at 7
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ArtSmarts in schools

ArtSmarts in schools
Thirteen Island artists involved in this year’s program

Dina Blot is one of 13 Island artists helping more than 600 students at seven schools learn through the arts this school year.

ArtsSmarts program integrates the arts into core subjects like math, languages, social studies, and science by bringing artists into the classroom to share their skills and talents. Blot says it has allowed her to
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Baba's Art Wall: Natalie Toombs

Baba's Art Wall: Natalie Toombs
Lustful meets Charlottetown on Baba’s Art Wall

Work by Natalie Toombs, Lustful meets Charlottetown, is on the wall at Baba’s Lounge in Charlottetown for the month of April. 

Natalie says, “I started this project because I was constantly hearing people around me saying negative comments about themselves, things like ‘I’m not pretty,’ ‘I’m not photogenic,’ ‘I’m not this and that.’ You see
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Province makes purchases for Art Bank

Province makes purchases for Art Bank

Artist Rilla Marshall says having her work selected for the Art Bank means a lot to her because it will be part of a collection that represents Prince Edward Island.

Marshall’s work was one of 12 pieces selected for purchase by a peer-review jury out of 59 submissions. The Art Bank acquires, loans out, and displays works by professional Island artists for public spaces.

"This Art Bank collection
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In the dialogue

In the dialogue
Profile: Monica Lacey

by Jane Ledwell

For the Art in the Open festival one year, Monica Lacey created an installation conjuring an abandoned house in the woods. “Drunk teenagers stumbled into it,” she recalls. “I don’t even know if they knew it was part of the festival—but they started to have a house party…The suspension of disbelief they had was so magic.” Eventually, she had to kick them out to
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A Murder, Indeed

A Murder, Indeed
Art by Jenni Zelin at the small town Market Gallery

Much like the infamous gathering of live crows in various Charlottetown neighbourhoods and Victoria Park, the crow paintings of Jenni Zelin gather at the small town Market Gallery in Charlottetown. Titled, A Murder, Indeed!, dozens of Zelin’s colourful and whimsical postcard sized works, as well as some larger pieces on canvas, combine crow
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Soup’ Art

As part of the 2018 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, the public is invited to the fifth annual edition of Soup’Art to celebrate International Francophonie Day, at Confederation Centre’s Studio 1 in Charlottetown March 20 from 5 to 7 pm.

The audience will be served a bevy of soups from many different countries with some gluten free and vegan options. This experience will be enhanced by an exhibition
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Some Upcoming Events

Filmworks Summerside presents

May 2
Cineplex Cinemas Summerside The Filmworks Summerside final screening of the season will be pre [ ... ]

The Leisure Seeker

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

Hillcrest Players: Let’s Horse Around!

April 27 & 28
Hillcrest United Church Hillcrest Players invite you to join them for Let’s Hors [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]