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Al-Anon

What can you do when someone close to you drinks too much? Al-Anon Family groups provide hope and he [ ... ]

Cornwall Family Trail-Walk Series

Explore your ecologic community with a 1-hour trail walk through Hyde Park identifying plants and wi [ ... ]

Unti November 15
City Cinema

14A, coarse language, mature theme
Dir: Björn Runge, UK/Sweden, 100 min. Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, Alix Wilton Regan, Christian Slater, Elizabeth McGovern

“Glenn Close is a magnificent screen presence as Joan, the wife of a Nobel prize-winning novelist Joseph (Jonathan Pryce). The film opens with the couple getting word that he’s won the prize and all appears well. But in the run-up to the awards ceremony in Stockholm, it’s clear that something’s simmering beneath Joan’s quiet, supportive demeanour. It could be any number of things. Joe hasn’t been attentive to his children, including his aspiring writer son. He’s had his affairs—and later looks to have another with the Nobel’s in-house photographer. And a writer hoping to pen Joe’s biography (Christian Slater at his weaselly best) is pestering them mercilessly. Jane Anderson’s screenplay, from Meg Wolitzer’s novel, keeps us guessing and reveals the answer to the mystery with a strong sense of pace. Pryce plays the literary lion with gusto, while revealing pathetic weakness. But Close carries the pic, letting her silence speak volumes and then exploding with a righteous rage when she’s had enough.”—Susan G. Cole, Now Magazine. “An intelligent screen drama that unfolds with real juice and suspense.”—The New York Times

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Some Upcoming Events

Light Up the Dark

Confederation Centre holiday show December 14
Homburg Theatre Confederation Centre carries a long t [ ... ]

Sirens season

Women’s choral ensemble announces concerts for 2018–19 Select dates
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Rainbow Valley—An Island Musical

ACT presents Hank Stinson’s adaptation at The Guild November 15, 16 & 17
The Guild As PEI’s [ ... ]

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A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]