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Knitting for Mission

The Anglican Parish of Summerside will once again sponsor their Knitting for Mission group. The grou [ ... ]

Tracadie Players Dinner Theatre

Tracadie Players present their fall edition of the Tracadie Players Dinner Theatre on November 3 and [ ... ]

Music industry in PEI “Turns it up to Eleven”

Prince Edward Island’s music industry has been growing steadily thanks to training, marketing, networking, and export programming offered through Music PEI. From September 24–26, the organization is hosting Showcase PEI 2018, a conference focused on connecting musicians to export and international performance opportunities. The Government of Canada understands the wide reaching economic benefits
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Islanders nominated for Canadian Folk Music Awards

The Canadian Folk Music Awards announced the nominees for their 14th edition to be held November 30–December 1, in Calgary, Alberta. 

Islanders nominated for a 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award are: Catherine MacLellan (If It’s Alright With You: The Songs of Gene MacLellan) and Dylan Menzie (As The Clock Rewinds) for Contemporary Singer of the Year; The East Pointers (What We Leave Behind)
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Destiny Best

Destiny Best
Release date on World Suicide Prevention Day

Local singer/songwriter Destiny Best is tapping into her personal experiences with her debut single, "I Choose to Live," in which she talks about her struggles as an adolescent.

Destiny partnered with producer Jon Matthews to record the song, which is about her experiences as a teenager living with domestic abuse and depression, which led to thoughts of
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Luminos Ensemble

2018-2019 season

PEI’s professional mixed choir Luminos Ensemble will present 3 concerts during the 2018-2019 season: “Shoulda Been Choral” on September 30, “From Out Of The Dark: Mid-Winter Songs” on January 20, and “Locavore’s Delight: The 100-Mile (Choral) Diet” June 2. All concerts are held at 2:30 pm at St. Paul's Anglican Church, 101 Prince Street, Charlottetown.

 

Info/to book: LuminosEnsemble.com

Rager

Rager
Aron Scott Earthquake

Aron Scott Earthquake have announced the full release of their second album entitled Rager, available both on CD and all streaming platforms.

Rager is a call to arms for rock n roll. It’s about bringing back the spirit of big rock and having fun. Forget your troubles, forget the Trumps, forget the news and the pollution and that jerk at work and your bank account and the
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Unbroken

Unbroken
Richard Wood

“Wood has compiled a solid body of work over the course of his career, but Unbroken tops everything that came before. Yes, it’s really that good.”—Doug Gallant, Charlottetown Guardian

Prince Edward Island fiddler Richard Wood’s long awaited new CD Unbroken is a diverse collection of traditional Celtic fiddling along with original compositions that stretch the envelope of that genre.
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Meet Sara Austin

Meet Sara Austin
Talking Bands

by Evan James Ceretti

You might recognize Sara Austin’s catchy number, “I’d Like To,” from Hop Yard’s vinyl compilation The Taproom Anthology, which features 11 other local artists and bands. 

Sara had been recording with Colin Buchanan at The Hill Sound Studios when he was asked if he could suggest any great artists for the compilation, and he said Sara Austin.

Sara is
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Messiaen quartet

Messiaen quartet
Performed by King, Graves, Williams-Calhoun and Simon

For classical music aficionados, the UPEI Department of Music’s Clarinet Spectrum Series will present one of the seminal avant garde works of the 20th century—Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time”—on September 8 at 8 pm at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall, UPEI, Charlottetown. 

Jennifer King, among the most sought after collaborative
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Josh Ellis is new ED for Small Halls Inc.

Josh Ellis is new ED for Small Halls Inc.

The Board of Directors of Small Halls Inc., the not for profit organization which produces the annual PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls, has announced that Josh Ellis has been selected as the new Executive Director and will begin his duties in September.

Ellis has been part of the Island business and entertainment community for many years; his role as frontman of ECMA-winning Grass Mountain
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Backstage Pass Series

Backstage Pass Series
The Small Glories and Lloyd Spiegal in October

Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside recently announced that their Backstage Pass Series will return starting this fall. The series began in the summer of 2016 and quickly became a patron favourite.

Executive Director of Harbourfront, Kieran Keller, explains, “Our Backstage Pass Series is all about encountering the performing arts from a different
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The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle

November 3
Delta Prince Edward The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle, presenting Maritime legends and  [ ... ]

The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10. (For movies in the same week [ ... ]

Miracle Man

Tomáš Kubínek brings his unique show to Summerside October 3
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Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]