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Housing proposals wanted

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Premiere Toastmasters Club

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Pixels & Glory

 Pixels & Glory
Graphic Design Group of Charlottetown hosts competition

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

In the spirit of friendly rivalry, Pixels & Glory, a new graphic competition organized by the Graphic Design Group of Charlottetown (GDGC), plans to host events each month where local designers and their peers solve an assigned design problem in 90 minutes or less.

Making up the board of GDGC are
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Confederation Centre Art Gallery

Confederation Centre Art Gallery
The new shows

Gala Opening of Fall exhibitions is October 27 at 7 pm

Wafaa Bilal: 168:01

October 6–January 20

The solo exhibition of new and recent work by New York-based artist Bilal speaks to the impact of international politics on individual lives. Included is the installation of a makeshift library filled with empty white books symbolizing the cultural heritage that was destroyed during a
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Well Read

Well Read

Solo art show by Jenni Zelin explores literature

How can an artist represent and honour beloved literature through art? This is the question that motivated Island artist Jenni Zelin’s latest solo show, Well Read: Literature Transformed, opening at The Gallery at The Guild October 3 at 7 pm.

Paying tribute to literature ranging from children’s picture books and young adult novels to classic and
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West Royalty Community Centre receives new art installation

West Royalty Community Centre receives new art installation

The City of Charlottetown’s Arts Advisory Board approved a new art installation which was installed at the West Royalty Community Centre.

The installation called, The Gratitude Bench, is an interactive piece that serves as a wishing wall where the public can leave inspirational quotes or kind notes on colored paper in the wall. It will include a multipurpose bench for users of the community
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Patchwork

Patchwork
Photographs by Will Baker at Receiver in Charlottetown

Receiver Coffee Co and this town is small present new work from Island artists. A solo exhibit by Carina Phillips entitled Gather, Bundle, Wip! runs to September 5. An exhibit of photographic works by Will Baker, Patchwork, is on view September 7–October 11. Baker’s process involves play and experimentation, movement, resourcefulness and
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Transition month

Transition month
New fall shows coming up at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

September is a transition month at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown with the installation of the first of several new exhibitions in an exciting new fall program that mixes local and global subjects.

Objects of the Mind: Chinese Brush and Ink Paintings by Dianyu Zhao begins on September 14 in the Fred S. and Ogden
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BMO 1st Art winners

BMO Financial Group has announced the national and regional winners of its 16th BMO 1st Art! competition, an annual event that recognizes visual arts excellence amongst Canadian post-secondary and undergraduate-level students.

A committee of curators, gallery directors and art professors selected the winners. Clara Couzino from Concordia University, Quebec, won the national prize of $15,000. Each
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Simply Images

Simply Images
Sixty Days of Fame for Sue Campbell in Summerside 

Sixty Days of Fame exhibits have resumed in the small gallery of the MacNaught History Centre and Archives in Summerside.

To start off the new season is the exhibit Simply Images by Sue Campbell of Summerside. Sue has produced acetate film images and mounted them on a silver background. The photos are unique and have an “almost” 3D effect.

The
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Fox mugs

Fox mugs

Crystal Stevens, the owner-operator of Redrocks Pottery, has introduced her new line of custom hand-thrown ceramic mugs that features PEI Foxes. Each PEI Fox Mug is given a name and personality based it’s unique features. Each litter offers customers a great selection of “kits” but unlike real foxes, are available throughout the year “not only just in spring,” jests Stevens. “Customers seem to get
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Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface
Photographs by Sean Landsman at The Guild

Sean Landsman’s photography exhibit Beneath the Surface will be on the walls at The Guild, 111 Queen Street, Charlottetown, in September.

Beneath the Surface brings the underwater world of Atlantic Canada to visitors of The Guild. Sean Landsman’s photographic images in this collection showcase the diversity of fish life found in the region—from sharks and
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Some Upcoming Events

Exquisite Fires

PEI Symphony opening concert featuring cellist Denise Djokic October 21
Zion Presbyterian Church Th [ ... ]

Album Release: Andrew Waite

November 2
The Mack In early 2017, Andrew Waite decided to craft a new record. The album feels like  [ ... ]

Mary’s Wedding

Sandstone Theatre Company at Watermark Theatre October 24–27
Watermark Theatre In 1918, the Great [ ... ]

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Triple threat

Profile: Emma Fugate by Jane Ledwell Emma Fugate has three different business cards: “One for my [ ... ]

The VOLUME 18 combination

The New Creative by Cassandra Bernard Founders Christina MacLeod, Rachel Peters, Heather MacAulay  [ ... ]

Summerside pride

Way Up West by Jan Cox Nancy Beth Guptill, owner of Sweet Spot Academy, digital and business consu [ ... ]