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Self Care Expo

A full day of self care including demos, guided mediation, presentations on energy work, low waste l [ ... ]

ASI Youth Leadership

The ASI Youth Leadership Program will bring together at least 20 young changemakers from Nova Scotia [ ... ]

Bluefin in UK

Bluefin in UK
John Hopkins’ film nominated at Raindance festival

PEI Filmmaker John Hopkins’ NFB feature documentary Bluefin is continuing its run on the international festival circuit. Most recently the film has been nominated for Best Feature Documentary Award at Raindance, the UK’s largest independent festival (September 20 to October 1), and will screen at the festival. Raindance received a total of 7,500
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Kooperman at Fundy Fan Fest

Kooperman at Fundy Fan Fest

Kooperman, a feature length film comedy produced by Charlottetown’s Periscope Pictures, recently screened at Fundy Fan Fest in St. John, New Brunswick.  Fittingly, Kevin Smith (Clerks, Comic Book Men), who receives a shout out in the film, also appeared at St. John’s premiere pop culture festival.

Starring Dylan Miller, Andrew Murray, Matt Harper, Sharlene MacLean, Carl Peterson, Adi Vella,
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Miner Meltdown launched by Charlottetown gaming studio

PEI indie video game development studio Mighty Pebble Games has officially launched its first game, Miner Meltdown, to Steam. The game was in Early Access (beta), but has now been launched in full to the Steam store.

James O’Halloran, owner of Mighty Pebble Games, says, “I’m really excited to put the finishing touches on the game. It’s been over two years in the making and I had a ton of fun
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SOFT SNOW

SOFT SNOW
Art in the Open performance at Beaconsfield

Art in the Open will be presenting SOFT SNOW at Beaconsfield’s The Carriage House as part of their festival this summer on August 26. SOFT SNOW is an immersive video projection and musical performance based on the original contemporary classical musical score by Gerard Luther Clarkes. It is a piece for three voices, a piano and a flute. The piece takes
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Keynote speaker

Keynote speaker
James Redford presentation at PEI FEST

PEI Fest Executive Director, Colin Stanfield has announced a collaboration with Jamie Redford and the Redford Center to bring environmental films, panels and a keynote presentation to the inaugural film, food, and ideas festival taking place July 13 to 16 in Charlottetown. Highlighting the collaboration will be Netflix’s Sundance award-winning documentary Chasing
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ViewFinders winner

The ViewFinders: Atlantic Film Festival for Youth, a festival of film, video and media for youth, has announced its award winners for the ViewFinders Youth Film Competition, presented by DHX Media. Award winners included Logan Fulford from Stanhope who was Best Drama Runner Up (Prize: GorillaPod SLR Zoom and GripTight Mount) for Wrath of God. Each year ViewFinders presents the best in regional,
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Signatures

Signatures
A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars in Charlottetown

A new outdoor multimedia experience has been unveiled in downtown Charlottetown this summer. The show, Signatures—A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars, is being presented by Discover Charlottetown, Confederation Centre of the Arts, and Graphics eMotion in celebration of Canada 150. The organizers invited Canadians from across the country to
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Asian premiere

Asian premiere
John Hopkins’ Bluefin opens See & Sea Festival in Korea

PEI director John Hopkins’ acclaimed National Film Board feature documentary Bluefin (2016), set in North Lake, Prince Edward Island “The Tuna Capital of the World,” opened the Sea and See Festival in Busan, South Korea, in June, and had an outdoor night screening on Haeundae Beach, part of the Korea Ocean Leisure Show. 

Says
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“Grace”

“Grace”
Rose Cousins

JUNO Award winning songwriter Rose Cousins is sharing the new video for “Grace” directed by Jenna MacMillan from her latest, internationally acclaimed album, Natural Conclusion (Outside Music). “The video enhances the heart of the song: regret, humility, atonement, forgiveness, the plight of being human,” says Cousins. “The experience for me, is enhanced by the generosity of the truly
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“Microphone”

“Microphone”
KINLEY

Kinley Dowling will release a music video for her song “Microphone” the week of June 5. A launch performance will be held June 2 at 7:30 pm at Florence Simmons Performance Hall, 140 Weymouth Street, Charlottetown. Written by Dowling in 2015, “Microphone” is a song that depicts the night she was raped in a field at her prom party and has garnered significant press attention since it came out
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On stage at Souris Show Hall

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Souris Show Hall The Souris Show Hall has programming on stage through August. The venu [ ... ]

Living history

Confederation Players are back for another season Tuesday–Saturday
Charlottetown The Confederatio [ ... ]

2018 Gold Cup Parade theme

PEI’s Got Talent August 17
Charlottetown Details of the 57th annual Gold Cup Parade have been ann [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Going pro

Profile: Brielle Ansems by Jane Ledwell When Brielle Ansems plays the role of Josie Hogan in A Moo [ ... ]

Richard Vickerson art

by Richard Vickerson The windows of my studio open onto a few old maple trees. They were once part  [ ... ]

Law Foundation funding

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island announced its grant funding for 2018 recently. Among the  [ ... ]