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Charlie Brown - At the Guild

Posted by Bill van Asperen

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Charlie, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder and of course Snoopy will all be at the Guild starting this Friday.  Lindsay Carroll dropped by the Steele rehearsal hall at UPEI for one of the rehearsals of 'Your a Good Man Charlie Brown'.

We meet cast members Brieonna Locche, Tyrell Witherspoon, Andrew German, David Light, Jessica Gallant  and Noah MacDougall. The new artist collective called 'Head First Productions' includes two Island cast members and Island musical talent.
 
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Before I Die - Chalkboard Project

Posted by Bill van Asperen

BeforeIDieChalkboardProject.jpgA global arts project which started in New Orleans after Katrina comes to Charlottetown. Right now a chalkboard on the corner of Richmond and Queen is offering just that and Islanders are loving the "Before I Die" board.

Patrick Faller talked to a couple of people involved in the art installation, Alanah Yankov and Hannah Bell, who are with the Guild. The "Before I Die" chalkboard project received $400 funding from Culture Days to cover off some of the material costs and installation.

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Richard Ouzonian - Canadian Musicals

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TheatrePEI.jpgCharlottetown 4, Toronto 0. That's the score on Canadian musicals this summer. Richard Ouzonian, one of Canada's most read theatre critics, says he's thrilled to see an all-Canadian lineup of musicals in downtown Charlottetown this summer. He shares his thoughts on why Charlottetown trumps Toronto.

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