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A Helping Paw

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Charlottetown, ElderDog PEI Pawd will introduce A Helping Paw. The goal [ ... ]

“Say Lobster”

Lobster photo competition As part of their promotional and celebratory work for the 2018 edition of [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: Steve McOrmond

Cats and Dogs

Rain, rain, rain on the roof
like a noise machine – you’ve been listening
but you can’t hear the loop.
You aren’t alone. The past holds itself aloof
like a cat, absolutely certain
it’s the most captivating and misunderstood
creature in the room. Present
company included. The future is the twin
that couldn’t be more different.
Anxious as a dog leashed to a lamppost,
it knows its master, who’s
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The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII

The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII
Jillianne Hamilton

So, you’ve watched The Tudors and you’ve read Wolf Hall, but do you know the real story of Catherine, Anne, Jane, Anne, Katheryn and Katherine?  Focusing on the lives of the wives, The Lazy Historian’s Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII gives the six unfortunate queens the biography they almost certainly wouldn’t have asked for.

Charlottetown author Jillianne Hamilton’s debut
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Moira Ashe: Enemy Within (Book 1)

Moira Ashe: Enemy Within (Book 1)
Brendon Bertram

PEI paranormal novelist Brendon Bertram has released a new supernatural thriller, Moira Ashe: Enemy Within (Book 1).

A blood moon is rising above Abalon. Werewolves, once heard of only in whispers around the borderlands, have been spotted in villages and towns mere miles from the capital, and the king is worried—worried enough to send Lincoln Clarke to find help. Lincoln’s gone
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In The Shadow of God’s Wings

In The Shadow of God’s Wings
Sheila Mallory

Sheila Mallory is a retired United Church minister who lives in Montague. For the past 30 years, through various careers and finally her ordination as a minister who served congregations in Ontario, New Brunswick and PEI, she kept a daily diary of events in her life. At age 83 and following recovery from a near-death experience, she has used her diary and her own reliable memory to
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A Photographer’s Guide to Prince Edward Island

John Sylvester and Stephen DesRoches

There are very few places as photogenic as Prince Edward Island. With its sweeping landscapes, scenic vistas and miles upon miles of beaches, the Island is a haven for photographers. Taking advantage of potential stunning images of the Island in all seasons, two award-winning photographers know the best places to set up, when and how best to photograph
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Living Lightly On The Earth: Building An Ark For Prince Edward Island 1974-76

Living Lightly On The Earth: Building An Ark For Prince Edward Island 1974-76
Steven Mannell

The PEI book launch of Living Lightly On The Earth: Building An Ark For Prince Edward Island 1974-76 by Steven Mannell will take place June 11 at The Carriage House at Beaconsfield, 2 Kent Street beginning at 7:30 pm.

Built in 1976 by the Cape Cod-based New Alchemy Institute and designed in partnership with Solsearch Architects of Cambridge MA, the Ark bio-shelter was conceived as
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Inside the Classroom: Stories of Curriculum and Creativity

Inside the Classroom: Stories of Curriculum and Creativity
Edited by Sean Wiebe and Lori Gard with Kristopher Barnes

In Inside the Classroom: Stories of Curriculum and Creativity, edited by Sean Wiebe and Lori Gard with Kristopher Barnes, a collection of stories from Atlantic Canadian educators, the narrative of the teacher as both a professional and a unique individual gradually emerges. At times this narrative, written as life-story, is
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L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s)

Edited by Rita Bode and Jean Mitchell

New from McGill-Queen’s University Press is L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s) edited by Rita Bode and Jean Mitchell.

L.M. Montgomery’s writings are replete with enchanting yet subtle and fluid depictions of nature that convey her intense appreciation for the natural world. At a time of ecological crises, intensifying environmental anxiety, and
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No Choice

No Choice
The 30-Year Fight for Abortion on Prince Edward Island
Kate McKenna

CBC journalist, and former Prince Edward Island resident, Kate McKenna sheds light on the long struggle to provide access to abortion on the Island in her new book, No Choice: The 30-Year Fight for Abortion on Prince Edward Island (Fernwood Publishing).

Abortion was made legal in Canada in 1969, and in 1988 a supreme court ruled
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A Blossom for Job

A Blossom for Job
Bob Jensen

New Brunswick native, and long time PEI resident, Bob Jensen has released a collection of spoken word poetry entitled A Blossom for Job. The fifteen poems were written over the past five years and reflect the author’s own ambivalence towards the Christian faith he was raised in. The material ranges from reverent to critical, questioning the nature of man, the efficacy of faith and the
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Some Upcoming Events

Points East Plein Air Festival

July 4–8
Various locations The Montague Plein-Air Festival has a new name. Now called Points East  [ ... ]

Reignited again

Island musicians interpret decades of pop music at Watermark July 22, August 5, August 19
Watermark  [ ... ]

The Guardians (Les Gardiennes)

June 25–30
City Cinema 14A, mature theme, sexual content
Dir: Xavier Beauvois, France, 134 min. Nat [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Fine design

Profile: Elena Herweyer by Jane Ledwell Design, like culture, surrounds us in the tiniest and most [ ... ]

VOLUME 18

Marketing and Communication firm Four female communication and marketing professionals launched VOL [ ... ]

Atlantic Drama Festival

Watermark Theatre will host the National Theatre School of Canada's Atlantic Drama Festival May 18 [ ... ]