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Workshop: Chronic Pain Management

Join the Arthritis Society this January for their first Chronic Pain Management Workshop of the year [ ... ]

Kings County Music Festival

The Kings County Music Festival is looking for young musicians to consider entering their festival w [ ... ]

Artists from across Prince Edward Island continue to enrich the province’s cultural life with the help of provincial government grants.

Another $50,000 has been awarded in fall 2017 to 17 projects by established and emerging artists in film and media arts, music, theatre, crafts, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, writing and publishing.

Grant winners were selected by a six-member jury of their arts community peers from 66 applicants. The process is modeled on the practice followed by the Canada Council of Arts.

To build on this investment, a new long-term plan for culture on Prince Edward Island will be released. The recently-released strategy includes a creative industry market program to support collaboration among artists, enterprises, and industry development groups to grow creative business and better access to new markets.

Here are the successful arts grants recipients for fall 2017:

Jeana MacIsaac—Professional development, established, theatre $1,600
Sirens—Professional development, established, music $2,500
Millefiore Clarkes—Professional development, established, film $1,775
Shawnte Burrell—Professional development, emerging, interdisciplinary $1,900
Glen Strickey— Dissemination, established, visual arts $2,500
John Hopkins—Dissemination, established, film $1,000
Norma Jean MacLean —Dissemination, emerging, visual arts $1,200
Rachel Beck—Dissemination, established, music $2,500
Brenda Whiteway—Creation, established, visual arts $5,000
Catherine MacLellan—Creation, established, music $5,000
Jason Gallant—Creation, emerging, visual arts $4,025
Jim O’Leary—Creation, established, music $5,000
Matt Putnam—Creation, established, music $3,500
Megan Stewart—Creation, emerging, theatre $5,000
Monica Lacey—Creation, emerging, visual arts $4,000
Nikki Gallant—Creation, emerging, music $2,500
Sadie McCarney—Creation, emerging, writing $1,000

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Some Upcoming Events

The Breadwinner

January 19–23
City Cinema PG, not recommended for young children
Dir: Nora Twomey, Canada/Ireland,  [ ... ]

Copper Bottom Brewery presents

Meaghan Blanchard and Dana Sipos  January 25
Copper Bottom Brewery  Meaghan Blanchard and [ ... ]

Book Launch: Susan Doiron

Journalling with Soul January 31
Cornwall Public Library Susan Doiron, an Island author and counsel [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Practicing art

Profile: Glen Strickey by Jane Ledwell Little did Glen Strickey know as an eager-beaver twelve-yea [ ... ]

Bluefin set for Toronto premiere

On December 19 at 6:30 pm, the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema is hosting the Toronto premiere of writer/ [ ... ]

SoPA students visit Island high schools

Students in the second year of Holland College’s School of Performing Arts Theatre Performance pro [ ... ]