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First Downie Wenjack Legacy Room in Canada to be launched in Picton

First Downie Wenjack Legacy Room in Canada to be launched in Picton

The work of a Grade 7/8 class at Sophiasburgh Central School has inspired the creation of the nation’s first permanent Downie-Wenjack Legacy Room. Last month, the students participated in a transformative arts-education project to write and record songs in response to Canada’s colonial history. Students took part in The Four Directions Project, led by local […]

Student talents shine at PECI Arts Night

Student talents shine at PECI Arts Night

There was a full house at PECI Thursday, June 1 for the second semester Arts’ Night Showcase. Amazing works of art created by Peter Johnson’s Expressing Aboriginal Cultures classes and Christine Leggat’s Grade 10 Arts and Crafts class, were featured along with fantastic photography on display from Hilary-Anne Clarke’s Photography class. Parents, students and guests […]

Students meet award-winning author

Students meet award-winning author

Children at Queen Elizabeth Public School enjoyed a visit by award-winning children’s author Cary Fagan, The event held as part of the Canada 150th grant County Kids Read received in conjunction with the County Community Foundation. Cary spoke with the children about reading and writing, then read from his latest book ‘Little Blue Chair’. Each […]

Donations will help bring free arts camp to County children

Donations will help bring free arts camp to County children

An anonymous donor has pledged $1,000 toward matching support of a local initiative to continue a free arts camp for children this summer. Now in its second year, Impact Arts Camp is a free day camp offering arts education to children in the community – exploring everything from dance to food art. “There aren’t a […]

County youth 'ROC' the Regent stage

County youth ‘ROC’ the Regent stage

More than 100 youth and their talent coaches took the stage at the Regent Theatre Thursday night to present the fourth annual ROC’n Revue. The event is a celebration of the Recreation Outreach Centre (ROC)’s programs and a showcase of youth talent, supported and coached by professionals in the community. The community coaches are pared […]

County photographer makes Contact with Amore

County photographer makes Contact with Amore

Prince Edward County fine art photographer, Tara Wilkinson will be part of one of the world’s largest photography events with an exhibition titled ‘Amore’. The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival is in Toronto at the Joseph D. Carrier Gallery at Lawrence Ave., from May 4th to June 5th. On opening night, Wilkinson will also be selling […]

Federal funding to the tune of $25,000

Federal funding to the tune of $25,000

Heritage Canada funding to the tune of $25,000 will help two Prince Edward County festivals unfold their seasons this year. Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis presented the Prince Edward County Festival Players $15,000 in funding toward a series of theatre presentations and the Prince Edward County Music $10,000 in support of its 2017 festival. […]

County author Janet Kellough's Wishful Seeing on Arthur Ellis Award shortlist

County author Janet Kellough’s Wishful Seeing on Arthur Ellis Award shortlist

Janet Kellough’s book ‘Wishful Seeing’ has been short-listed for a Crime Writers of Canada’s 2017 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel. The award honours excellence in Canadian crime writing. Finalists are announced late April and winners are honoured at the annual awards banquet in late May or early June. “Well, that was an interesting day. […]

Free movies, music, tv shows with your library card

Free movies, music, tv shows with your library card

All the hoopla is at the library! Thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, e-books, audio books and comics are available free of charge to library card holders. Public libraries in Prince Edward County, Trenton and Belleville and the John M. Parrott Art Gallery have partnered with hoopla digital to give customers online and mobile […]

Free cake for Canada Day crowds enjoying 24th annual Art in the County

Free cake for Canada Day crowds enjoying 24th annual Art in the County

When the Prince Edward Arts Council showcases the finest works of its members during this year’s 24th annual Art in the County event, they will also welcome Canada Day crowds free of charge. The Arts Council, in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, will waive its $3 show admission fee and provide viewers with birthday cake […]

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