Nov 22, 2013 | 8:12Mainstreet PEI Spin Time Alanah Jankov Audio
Mainstreet PEI Spin Time Alanah Jankov Nov 22, 2013 | 8:12Our SpinTime guest has some experience being a DJ. Alana Jankov - executive director of The Guild will tell us about her early start with her mickey mouse record player and we'll hear some of her favorite tunes.
Nov 19, 2013 | 6:44Mainstreet PEI Murray River train station Audio
Mainstreet PEI Murray River train station Nov 19, 2013 | 6:44Built in 1904....the old Murray River Train was once the focal point and life line of the community.
But with the demise of rail service on the island...the old building eventually became the back warehouse of a grocery store.
That building also eventu
Nov 18, 2013 | 9:52Mainstreet PEI Costas Halavrezos - The Spiceman Audio
Mainstreet PEI Costas Halavrezos - The Spiceman Nov 18, 2013 | 9:52Costas Halavrezos is known as the Spiceman....and he has a book out just in time for Christmas called "Seasoned."
It containes 30 essays and 50 accompanying recipies designed to demystify both domestic and exotic spices. He spoke with Angela Walker
Nov 15, 2013 | 10:13Mainstreet PEI Miranda Hill - Winter Tales Series Audio
Mainstreet PEI Miranda Hill - Winter Tales Series Nov 15, 2013 | 10:13Miranda Hill is an award winning Canadian author and has started Project Bookmark Canada... literally putting portions of books in the actual location where they are set. She has been working on a new novel and is the Winter's Tales visiting author.
Nov 15, 2013 | 8:37Mainstreet PEI An Island Affair - Fundraising Concert Audio
Mainstreet PEI An Island Affair - Fundraising Concert Nov 15, 2013 | 8:37"An Island Affair" is a special fund-raising concert at the Factory Cookhouse in Charlottetown. The money raised will go towards Music PEI which is under a little financial crunch these days. Catherine MacLellan and Andrew King dropped by our studios.
Nov 15, 2013 | 10:35Mainstreet PEI Zach Wells and Rachel Lebowitz Audio
Mainstreet PEI Zach Wells and Rachel Lebowitz Nov 15, 2013 | 10:35Two new books of poetry were launched recently ......"Baffle" by Island Native Zach Wells...and "Cotton-o-polis" by his wife...Rachel Lebowitz. Zach's previous book "Track and Trace was shortlisted for the Atlantic Poetry Prize....and Rachel's first book
Nov 14, 2013 | 10:33Mainstreet PEI Spin Time - Bruce Rainnie Audio
Mainstreet PEI Spin Time - Bruce Rainnie Nov 14, 2013 | 10:33These are exciting times for Bruce Rainnie... he's a TV anchor, sportscaster, author and a trivia nut. He's celebrating 10 years hosting Compass, made a big donation from the profits of his book... and he's finally getting to pick the tunes on SpinTime.
Nov 14, 2013 | 4:52Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell - The Legislature Audio
Mainstreet PEI Richard Raiswell - The Legislature Nov 14, 2013 | 4:52Provincial politicians are settling in for the fall sitting of the legislature. The ministers, opposition and the independent member will be researching their questions. Richard Raiswell is Mainstreet's political columnist and here's his wish list.
Nov 12, 2013 | 7:15Mainstreet PEI Butterfly Atlas Audio
Mainstreet PEI Butterfly Atlas Nov 12, 2013 | 7:15You've heard of bird counts - well the Maritimes Butterfly Atlas is a forum where citizen scientists log their butterfly observations the Atlas is reaching out for your votes. It's made it through another round in the Aviva Fund campaign. To find out more
Nov 11, 2013 | 6:38Mainstreet PEI Major George Williams Audio
Mainstreet PEI Major George Williams Nov 11, 2013 | 6:38Remembrance Day is not just a day to remember the past.
It is also a day to pause and remember those who serve our country today.
Major George Williams of Mermaid, PEI joined the army reserves as a teenager 30 years ago.
In 1985, he became a Canadia