Tag Archives: Prince Edward Island

East Coast Writers Shortlisted For Governor General’s 2017 Literary Awards

Earlier this month, the Canada Council for the Arts announced the finalists for the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards. 70 titles were chosen from the 1,475 that were submitted in both English and French. As one of the longest-standing literary awards in Canada, the Governor General’s Literary Awards have celebrated over 700 works by writers, poets and translators in its 81-year history. This year, of the 70 titles selected, 11% have ties to Canada’s Atlantic provinces. Continue reading East Coast Writers Shortlisted For Governor General’s 2017 Literary Awards

Premiere: Former Two Hours Traffic Frontman Liam Corcoran Releases Single ‘About Time’

Liam Corcoran, frontman from Joel Plaskett’s Prince Edward Island former power-pop protégés Two Hours Traffic, is  releasing his debut album NEVAHLAND on Friday, November 3rd. In case you can’t wait that long we’re premiering his single ‘About Time’. Continue reading Premiere: Former Two Hours Traffic Frontman Liam Corcoran Releases Single ‘About Time’

Flotilla: Charlottetown Art Festival Asks Tough Questions

Charlottetown’s new four-day arts-centric event, Flotilla, ran from the 21st to the 24th of September and took the form of varied events, all geared towards educating the public, showcasing artists and provoking thought. Participants were drawn from all over Canada and beyond to discuss and explore an artist-run culture. Continue reading Flotilla: Charlottetown Art Festival Asks Tough Questions

Crowds Flock To Charlottetown For Art In The Open

Charlottetown’s seventh annual Art In The Open contemporary arts festival took place August 26th and drew in hundreds of spectators. The artwork and performances in this year’s festival followed a “School” theme, which acted as a reminder of how much we can communicate through art and culture, as well as how much the two can teach us. Continue reading Crowds Flock To Charlottetown For Art In The Open