A new season at Beaconsfield Historic House
Lynanne Love, site director at Beaconsfield Historic House, was busy earlier this week as she returned the Christmas decorations to storage after the holiday season. The house, which is located on the corner of Kent and West streets in Charlottetown, will be open for tours during January. 7:30 p.m., at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall, UPEI. An avid concert performer, she has performed around the world. Tickets are $15, adults, and $10, seniors/students and are available at www.brownpapertickets.com/profile/573446 or by calling or emailing the music office at email@example.com.
continues at The Pourhouse, second floor, Old Triangle, on Jan. 9, 7-9:30 p.m., featuring Erin Costello with the Glen Strickey Quartet. Admission for the show is $15 ($10 for students), with the profits going to a scholarship for Island students entering a jazz program. Reservations are strongly recommended, as tables fill early. For reservations, call 902892-5200. For more information on the concert series, call 8924536 or email glenstrickey@ yahoo.ca
will be held Jan. 11 at the Summerside Legion, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Open mike performers, 7:30-8 p.m., have free admission. Admission for all others is $5. Come, bring a friend and acoustic instruments for a jam after the concert.
is Tuesdays at The Guild on Queen Street in Charlottetown, 10:45 a.m., in the theatre and Thursday, 10:45 a.m., at Stratford Town Hall, in the gym. With his accordion and unflagging energy, these casual shows are a time for children to enjoy music and play, socialize with other families and move and laugh. A small fee per family is charged.
will perform Jan. 12 in the Pourhouse (above The Old Triangle). Dinner is available starting at 6 p.m., with music starting at 7 p.m. Admission $10. Underage patrons must be accompanied by an adult.
Jan. 18, 7 p.m., in the cafeteria. All are welcome to attend. Any donations at the door will go to the MRHS Vocal Music Department
(storm date, Jan. 20).
- is at The Dunk in Breadalbane for the annual Pie Off event on Jan. 16, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The Dunk is located at 3864 Dixon Rd. continues Jan. 17, 2 p.m., at the Benevolent Irish Society Hall, 582 North River Rd., Charlottetown. There are special musical guests each week. On Jan. 17, the special guest is The Chaisson Trio with Rannie MacLellan on fiddle, vocals by Louise Chaisson MacKinnon and Kevin Chaisson on piano. There will also be a 50/50 draw, canteen service, lunch at intermission and tickets on a WestJet flight package. All ages are welcome with admission by cash only at the door.
are at The Mack, Charlottetown, Jan. 21, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available through the box office of Confederation Centre of the Arts. Fortunate Ones is a Canadian pop-folk duo made up of singer/guitarist Andrew James O'Brien and singer/pianist/accordion player Catherine Allan who have been endearing audiences with wide-eyed energy, pragmatic optimism and an earnest mission for connection.
are giving two performances of Exaltation on Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m., at Park Royal United Church in Charlottetown and Jan. 24, 2 p.m., at Trinity United Church in Summerside. Tickets for both will be available at the door or in advance by visiting sirenschoir.com.
will be presented at Milton Community Hall: Jan 21 and 22, 7:30 p.m., and Jan 23, 2 p.m., by the Miltonvale Community Players. The $10 admission includes a light lunch. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the hall or by contacting 368-3090 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Milton Community Hall is located at 7 New Glasgow Rd. (Route 224) at the intersection of the Rustico Road in North Milton.
will be presented at Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside on Jan. 22, 8 p.m. Though most familiar as the star, creator and one of the principle writers for CBC’s hit sitcom Mr. D, it is in stand-up comedy where Gerry Dee first hit his mark. Dee, who was a private school teacher for nine years before giving it up for comedy, became the first Canadian in 27 years to win the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition, and was a finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, the highest finish by a Canadian in the history of the show. Tickets are available at the theatre box office.
are Jan. 16, 1:30-5 p.m., in Charlottetown. This year’s show is “The Big Red Radio Show”, directed by Hank Stinson. This is a full-time, eight-week contract running from March 14 to May 6. Equity membership is required for tour roles: one male and one female Prepare a monologue and a song (country or folk, if possible) The male performer needs to play a musical instrument, (preferably guitar or fiddle). To arrange an audition, contact Laura at laura@ yahtheatre.com or 902-370-2907.