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A Course in Miracles

Every Friday evening at 6 pm a group meets for an in depth study and discussion of the text “A Cou [ ... ]

Participate in fitness research

Researchers from Health PEI and UPEI’s Kinesiology program are seeking participants to take part i [ ... ]

Gallery @ the Guild call for submissions

The Gallery @ The Guild is an (approx) 850 square foot, multi-purpose gallery space located in the lower level of The Guild building in downtown Charlottetown. The Programming Committee is currently seeking submissions for 2018 from, but not limited to: emerging artists; mid-career artists; established and senior artists; artists of diverse backgrounds; and artist populations
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BMO 1st Art!

BMO 1st Art!
Holland College grad Aidan Searle is regional winner

The BMO 1st Art! competition celebrates the creativity of art school students from over 100 post-secondary institutions across Canada. The national winner is awarded $15,000 and the regional winners each receive $7,500. All winning entries for 2017 will presented at the BMO 1st Art! exhibition, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto,
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Baba’s Art Wall: Marianne Janowicz

Baba’s Art Wall: Marianne Janowicz

Baba’s Lounge in Charlottetown will feature the artwork of Marianne Janowicz on its Art Wall.

The artist says, “I am a landscape painter. I never thought 40 years ago that I would still be portraying the contours of the land, the colors of the sea, the shape of trees and their shadows on the fields. I started as an abstract painter in the 50s and 60s with the greats of the New York school as my
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ArtTalk with Ron Hawker

ArtTalk with Ron Hawker

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown will present two series of ArtTalks this November. The short, noon-hour talks have various gallery staff members providing presentations on their role at the gallery, a current research project, or a work of art in the RE:collection exhibition. Three evening talks by Art historian, Ron Hawker will delve into Canadian art history.

Hawker’s
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Nature Conservancy photos

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is inviting nature lovers to enter a national online photo contest showcasing beautiful places across the country. The contest is called Places Worth Protecting. For every photo Canadians share, TELUS will donate five dollars to help NCC conserve land across Canada. In PEI, the NCC has helped conserve many special places such as the Conway and Cascumpec
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Garden carvings

Garden carvings
Wayne Ellis sculpts with his chain saw

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

Set back from Water Street in Summerside, partially hidden from view, lies the magical world of the Wood Carvers Garden.

As wood carver Wayne Ellis says, “Once people walk through the gates, they become little kids again. So much fun stuff to see.” Yes, it is fun to meander through the garden grounds, but it doesn’t take long to realize
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Barrett & MacKay at Ellen’s Creek

Barrett & MacKay at Ellen’s Creek
Selections from summer exhibit remain on display

Wayne Barrett and Anne MacKay have published numerous books of their photography, and this past summer their images were featured in an exhibition at Ellen’s Creek Gallery in Charlottetown called A New Vision. A new vision because the works displayed were not traditional photographic prints but used the giclée process of printing. This process uses
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Greer View Mirror

Greer View Mirror
Early work by Nova Scotia artist John Greer at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown will present Greer View Mirror, a selection of early work by Nova Scotia-based artist John Greer starting on September 30 to January 13, 2018. You are invited to an ArtTalk with John Greer on October 12 at 7 pm.

During the first several decades of his career, Greer
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Baba’s Art Wall: Megan Dorrell

Baba’s Art Wall: Megan Dorrell

Megan Dorrell lives in Charlottetown with her husband, Carey, and her small monster Locky. Megan draws monsters, robots, animals and kids in a approachable style that appeals to both kids and adults. For the month of October Megan’s artwork will be displayed on Baba’s Art Wall. Opening night will be October 1. To check out more of her work, and to order originals and prints, visit Megan’s Monsters on Facebook.

One Common Purpose

One Common Purpose
Photographs by Paul Vreeland at Brackley Beach Gallery

Fifteen photographic portraits will be featured in an exhibition opening at the Brackley Beach Gallery, October 14 from 4 to 7 pm. 

Entitled One Common Purpose, the images are of people united in a vision of community-building. The portraits are accompanied by statements by the subjects who represent a diversity of faiths and backgrounds
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Some Upcoming Events

Music Performance students showcase

November 24
Florence Simmons Performance Hall Students in Holland College’s Music Performance prog [ ... ]

A Down Home Christmas

2017 concert series hosted by Janet McGarry and Serge Bernard November 25, 26, December 10 & 17 [ ... ]

Back To Burgundy

November 17–25
City Cinema PG, language may offend
Dir: Cédric Klapisch, France, 114 min. Pio Marm [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Counting blessings

Profile: Adam Perry by Jane Ledwell By the time October arrives, Adam Perry’s seventeen-and-a-ha [ ... ]

Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels

As part of Wapikoni Mobile’s first-ever coast-to-coast tour, Wapikoni: Cinema on Wheels will be st [ ... ]

Singsong

Profile: Kelsea McLean by Jane Ledwell Students at Morell High School where choral leader Kelsea M [ ... ]