A new sea­son at Bea­cons­field His­toric House

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT - Win­ter­jazz se­ries A blue­grass and acous­tic mu­sic con­cert fea­tur­ing Joe Casey and friends “Lively Songs for Lit­tle Peo­ple” with “Mu­sic­man” Michael Pen­der­gast The 20-mem­ber Char­lot­te­town Jazz Ensem­ble Meaghan Blan­chard is in con­cert The Mon­tague Re­gional H

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 902-566-0507/mu­sic@upei.ca.

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 ad­min@mil­ton­va­lepark.com. 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.

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