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National Cupcake Day

National Cupcake Day™ in support of SPCA’s and Humane Societies across Canada including your loc [ ... ]

Happy course

A 6–week happiness course presented by the Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society will beg [ ... ]

The Guild Presents: The PEI Pay-What-You Can Theatre Festival

The second annual The Guild Presents: The PEI Pay-What-You-Can Theatre Festival (PPTF)will offer Islanders another evening of short comedies by David Ives, family-friendly lunchtime improv, and a duo of interactive play readings. The 2018 PPTF will be on stage at the The Guild from February 23 through March 3. 

The cast and creative team includes Adam Brazier,
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Confederation Centre CEO is resigning

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced that CEO Jessie Inman is resigning to pursue educational opportunities and spend more time with family.

“It has been a real pleasure and honour to be CEO at the Centre and this has been a very difficult decision,” says Inman. She goes on to say, “We have such wonderful dedicated staff and I’ve enjoyed leading the organization and working with
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Call for submissions at Watermark Theatre

Watermark Theatre will embark on its third year of the Watermark Mentorship Project continuing to train young theatre artists headed for careers in the theatre. This season, experienced professionals will train interns in the following departments: stage management, scenic art/properties, wardrobe, carpentry/tech, and arts administration.

Watermark Theatre is small enough to nurture and large
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Spring Stars Concert

Spring Stars Concert

The Judy MacLean Dancers are busy preparing their dance routines at Birchwood Elementary School for the upcoming Spring Stars Concert in aid of the QEH. This will be the 9th Annual fundraising event with proceeds to the QEH/Eastlink Telethon which is held in late May. More concert details TBA. 

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New Gilbert Blythe

New Gilbert Blythe
J. J. Gerber is the latest actor to meet up with Anne

J. J. Gerber is the next actor to play Avonlea’s Gilbert Blythe in The 2018 Charlottetown Festival production of Anne of Green Gables: The Musical™.

“I grew up enjoying this story with my sister and Gilbert was always my favourite,” says Gerber. “When I heard that I would be getting a chance to play Gilbert I called her and we both couldn’t
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House Mix

House Mix
Toronto Dance Theatre celebrates work of Christopher House

On January 20, Toronto Dance Theatre’s House Mix will celebrate the past, present, and future of Christopher House, one of Canada’s finest choreographers.

Traditional dancers are trained to a degree of obedience, similar to athletes who train in a particular sport. Contemporary dancers differ slightly in that while perfecting their skills,
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ACT Auditions

ACT (a community theatre) is holding auditions on January 6 for Skin Flick, a Norm Foster comedy that will hit the stage in April. This show features three men and two women, with all roles being close to equal size. The roles as written range from 20-50. Auditioners are welcome (but not required) to prepare a short comedic monologue, though all will be asked to read selections from the script.
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The Murray Players

The Murray Players presented their production of the melodrama The Plight Before Christmas, by Fred J Cusick and Diane Moore, at the Murray River Community Hall in late November. This play is a spoof on Dickens; Scrooge set in El Paso Texas in the latter part of the 1800s. The three performances were well received by the audiences and their generosity enabled us to make a contribution of $130 to
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Bubbles & Bells

Bubbles & Bells
Interactive theatre for young children at The Guild

Linkletter music school and The Guild present Bubbles and Bells, interactive theatre for children four weeks old to four-year-olds. There will be fun stimulation, and lots of bubbles. This is a pay what you can at the door event. Every Wednesday at 10 am, beginning January 10, 2018, at The Guild in Charlottetown.

ACT for life

ACT for life
Bunty Albert and Terry Pratt receive honourary memberships

ACT (a community theatre) honoured two of its veteran members recently, presenting Honorary Life Memberships to Bunty Albert (L) and Terry Pratt (R). Each of them has been a long time volunteer contributor to ACT, as well as to the PEI theatre community.

Bunty Albert has been the producer for several ACT shows. She has also appeared
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Some Upcoming Events

Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble

Benefit for Anderson House February 27
The Pourhouse The Charlottetown Jazz Ensemble will perform a [ ... ]

Songs of PEI Black History

February 24
Confederation Centre Public Library Scott Parsons & Friends will be playing Songs of [ ... ]

ACT presents Norm Foster's Skin Flick

April 19–21 & 26–28
Watermark Theatre ACT (a community theatre) is taking to the Watermark s [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

School Break

Profile: Nikkie Gallant by Jane Ledwell Nikkie Gallant had been out of school for ten years when s [ ... ]

PEI Book Award nominations

Island authors, editors, and book producers are encouraged to apply for a PEI Book Award before Janu [ ... ]

New leadership

Small Halls Inc. celebrates 10th anniversary  Small Halls Inc., the well-known arts organizati [ ... ]