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Black History Month

The lives and contributions of Black Islanders will be profiled across the province during Black History Month.

The provincial government is pleased to provide funding to the Black Cultural Society to host panel discussions on community building, socials with music and food, youth activities and music events.

“I encourage Islanders to participate in these activities which celebrate diversity
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2019 ECMA Show

2019 ECMA Show

Classified, Catherine MacLellan, Fortunate Ones, Jimmy Rankin, Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire, Reeny Smith, Rachel Beck, Hillsburn, and Mallory Johnson are among the first acts announced as performers for the 2019 East Coast Music Awards Show. Hosted in Charlottetown by Jonathan Torrens (Mr. D, Trailer Park Boys, Taggart & Torrens) on May 2, the Awards Show takes place at the Delta Hotels by Marriott
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JUNO nomination for Vishtèn

JUNO nomination for Vishtèn

Acadian trad/folk power trio Vishtèn has a lot to celebrate for their 15 years together, with the recent announcement of their JUNO Nomination for Traditional Roots Album of the Year for their sixth album, Horizons. It’s the latest opus from the East Coast group – including sisters Pastelle and Emmanuelle LeBlanc from PEI and Pascal Miousse from the Magdalen Islands – who have consistently
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Friends

Friends

The Cove Journal
by JoDee Samuelson

What would we do without friends? Oh, relatives are good too, but we don’t get to choose them. Friends are people we bond with for reasons other than DNA. Here in the Cove, once you’ve cleaned the school and washed dishes so many times with this person and that, you can’t help becoming friends. Pauline Thomson is one such friend and I think she deserves a proper
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Darkie’s Hollow

Darkie’s Hollow
New album by Scott Parsons tells stories of Black Islanders

In February, Island singer-songwriter-guitarist Scott Parsons will be releasing his new album, Darkie’s Hollow. 

This album continues Scott’s musical storytelling of Black Island history which began with his debut album Jupiter Wise and continued through his recent release, The Old Stock.

The album title refers to the location of the
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New Wave Entrepreneur

New Wave Entrepreneur
HK & Ivan MacArthur

New Wave Entrepreneur, by HK & Ivan MacArthur, has been recently published.

On Prince Edward Island, many new immigrants arrive under the “Immigrate to PEI as an Entrepreneur” category of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). Since the inception of the Provincial Nominee Program there have been varying viewpoints on the benefits and challenges of the program. The
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Two new books from Dr. Richard Raiswell

Two new books from Dr. Richard Raiswell
Knowing Demons, Knowing Spirits in the Early Modern Period

Editors Dr. Richard Raiswell, Michelle Brock, David Winter

Evidence in the Age of the New Sciences

Editors James Lancaster, Richard Raiswell

Dr. Richard Raiswell, an associate professor of history at UPEI, has co-edited two new books. Knowing Demons, Knowing Spirits in the Early Modern Period (co-edited with Michelle Brock and David
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Alicia Toner's new single

Alicia Toner's new single

PEI musician Alicia Toner has released a new single, “Dangerous Home,” co-written with Sean Panting and produced by Tim Chaisson and Stuart Cameron.

On the release you can hear Alicia Toner (vocals, acoustic guitar, violin, Organ), Stuart Cameron (electric guitar, lap steel), Tim Chaisson (vocals, guitar), Peter Fusco (bass) and Trevor Grant (drums).

Alicia Toner writes songs that tell the truth.
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