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Battle Tales IV: We Battle On

Short story contest Battle Tales IV is a short story contest which will run January 20 at 12:01 am, [ ... ]

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at the Seniors Active Living Centre, Bell Aliant Centre, UPEI, Charlottetown: Janua [ ... ]

The Song and the Sorrow

The Song and the Sorrow
Mille Clarke’s film of Catherine MacLellan and her father Gene at Charlottetown Film Festival

The 4th Annual Charlottetown Film Festival has announced it will open with Island director Mile Clarke’s NFB documentary The Song and the Sorrow which takes an intimate look at the path of dealing with mental illness in the lives of musical icon Gene MacLellan and his daughter Catherine. 

The film
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Bluefin on the Plaza

Bluefin on the Plaza
Outdoor projection of film by John Hopkins

The documentary Bluefin written, directed, and shot by Island filmmaker John Hopkins, and produced by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), has been selected by Discover Charlottetown, in partnership with the Confederation Centre of the Arts, to headline Projections on the Plaza outdoor series over this summer. 

Powered by four army-grade
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Projections on the Plaza

The public is invited to enjoy two outdoor film screenings taking place in downtown Charlottetown all summer long. Presented by Discover Charlottetown and Confederation Centre of the Arts, Signatures: A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars and Projections on the Plaza will run nightly, Monday to Saturday, until the end of September and are free to the public. 

Returning after a successful debut
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Rachel Beck video

Rachel Beck will kick off a Canadian tour with a new music video for her single, “Hearts On Fire” premiering on Exclaim.ca. Created in collaboration with ECMA award-winning director, Jenna MacMillan, filmed in PEI, the video features a cast of her friends and loved ones. “Hearts On Fire” comes from Rachel’s first self-titled solo venture. The new track follows the first single, “Reckless Heart,”
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The Lost Gardens deal

Throwback Entertainment has reached a publishing deal with Rabbit Hole Studios to publish The Lost Gardens. The Lost Gardens is Rabbit Hole’s first title which saw its first chapter released in Early-Access on Steam in 2017. Throwback Entertainment will bring The Lost Gardens out of early access, realizing the vision of games creator, Scott Humes. Canadian-based Throwback Entertainment Inc.
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Retrospective

Retrospective
The films of Alanis Obomsawin at City Cinema

L’ipéen, The Charlottetown Film Society, The National Film Board, with the help of the City of Charlottetown, are organizing a retrospective of six movies directed by Alanis Obomsawin to be screened at City Cinema in the first two weeks of July.

One of the most acclaimed Indigenous directors in the world, Alanis Obomsawin came to cinema from performance
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FilmPEI

The Government of Canada, through the Innovative Communities Fund (ICF), will provide a non-repayable contribution of $118,250 to support infrastructure upgrades and equipment acquisition for FilmPEI. The Government of PEI is leasing space to the organization and, through Innovation PEI and Regional and Rural Development, is providing $66,920 in non-repayable contributions to support the move into
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Kooperman online

Kooperman online
Feature film for free

Starting on May 5, the Island-made comedy movie Kooperman will be available to view free online. To celebrate the launch, there will be a free screening of the film at Lightning Bolt Comics, 99 Grafton Street, Charlottetown, that evening at 8 pm. Admission to this screening is open to 14A viewers until capacity is reached.

Starring all Island talent, Kooperman tells the story
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Communication tool for film

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) has announced support for Onset Communication Inc. to develop, build and market a new wireless communication tool for PEI’s film industry. The Government of Canada, through ACOA’s Business Development Program, is providing a $160,000 repayable contribution to the company to develop and commercialize its proprietary tablet app that allows directors,
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Heritage Minute

Heritage Minute
L. M. Montgomery featured

Historica Canada launched a new Heritage Minute to coincide with 2018 International Women’s Day on March 8. 

The new Heritage Minute features PEI literary icon L. M. Montgomery and was created in consultation with UPEI past-president Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Epperly and Montgomery scholars Dr. Mary Rubio and Dr. Laura Robinson.

Dr. Epperly is an internationally
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Some Upcoming Events

Sequential thinking

Serial arrangements at Confederation Centre Art Gallery Until March 19 The tradition of artists wo [ ... ]

Make a contribution

Confederation Centre exhibition encourages contributions to University of Baghdad Library Until Jan [ ... ]

The Shack Wacky Review

With Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines  February 2
PEI Brewing Co Join comedian Patrick Ledwell  [ ... ]

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Coy—power trio

Talking Bands by Evan James Ceretti Story Sheidow (guitar, vocals), Emilee Sorrey (drums, vocals), [ ... ]

Distinguished alumni

Holland College awards Jan Cowper, Irwin MacKinnon, David Poirier The Holland College Foundation ha [ ... ]

Essential oils

Genevieve Loughlin promotes wellness The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard While the use of essent [ ... ]