Mi’kmaq Legends perform at The Mack
Members of the Mi'kmaq Legends troupe perform at the MacKenzie Theatre in Charlottetown Saturday. Mi’kmaq Legends is an ever-evolving theatre production where youth use acting, storytelling, music, dance and visual arts to bring authentic Mi’kmaq legends to life on stage. Since its debut in 2011, Mi’kmaq Legends has received both provincial and national attention and has grown to become a professional-calibre theatre production, boasting well over 200 performances. Its youth are proud to comprise Atlantic Canada’s only Aboriginal theatre group.
is Jan. 22, 7 p.m., Alberton Arts and Heritage Centre, 420 Church Street. Program includes piping, address of the Haggis, dance, song and poetry followed by a social time. Tickets are $10 with all proceeds to the Alberton Museum. Tickets are at Saunders Variety, Alberton Florist or at the door. Call 902-853-3571.
is Jan. 24 at St. Paul’s Church, Summerside. Proceeds will go towards on-going projects/programs at St. Paul’s Parish.
is Jan. 25 at the Summerside Legion, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Open mike performers, 7:30-8 p.m. have free admission. Admission is $5. 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.
is at the Kirk of St. James, 35 Fitzroy St, Charlottetown, Jan. 29 (storm date, Jan. 30, same time and place). Admission is $15 for adults and free for those under 12. Hosted by club president Horatio Toledo, the concert will feature vocalist Eddy Quinn of Fiddlers’ Sons, the Belfast Pipe and Drum Band, folklorist, writer, musician and historian clansman Jim Hornby and clansman Todd MacLean. Burns’“Address To A Haggis” will be recited by clansman Roddy MacLean. There will be a reception following the concert with haggis and light refreshments served, and a membership table will be available. For information visit www.caledonianclubofpei.ca
with the Helping Hands Band and other performers, is at St. Anthony’s Hall, Route 2, Woodstock, Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m. Money raised supports charities such as hospitals, the Caring Cupboard, the breakfast program at the local elementary school, the local fire departments and church will be performing their high-energy Celtic/pop-rock music, dance and gospel production Celtic Revival on Jan. 30, 7 p.m. (storm date, Jan. 31), at New Glasgow Christian Church, 617 Route 258 (across from the New Glasgow Lobster Suppers building). Admission is free, but a free-will offering will be taken. All proceeds go to Open Door Outreach with an honorarium for the Sky Family.
will be held on Jan. 30, 7 p.m., at First Baptist Church, Charlottetown. Fitzroy Street entrance. There will be a dessert auction during intermission and a free will offering will be taken. Proceeds to the First Baptist Church Cuba Mission Team. Contact the church at 902-628-2111.
is at 56 St. Peters Rd., Charlottetown, Jan. 23, 9 p.m. to midnight. Music is by Music and Friends. There will also be a lunch and a 50/50 draw. A portion of the proceeds each week will be donated to Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
is at Rustico By the Bay Seniors Club, South Rustico, Jan. 23, 9 p.m. to midnight, with music by Country Steel. Admission is $7. There’s a 50/50 draw, a light lunch and a door prize.
with Phase 2 will be at the Kaylee Hall, Pooles Corner, Jan. 23, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Forget the winter blues and get out those dancing shoes and dance to favourite old rock ’n’ roll tunes. Everybody 19 and over is welcome. be by Joe Hynes with Johnny Ross and Davey Weale. There will also be a lunch, a 50/50 draw (funds raised go to local charities) and a door prize.
will be presented at Milton Community Hall: Jan 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.
is at The Guild in Charlottetown on Jan. 22 from 8-10 p.m. This is a comedic event featuring performances by Benton Hartley, Rob MacDonald, Cameron Bennett MacDonald and headlined by Dan Hendricken and featuring host Taylor Carver. Tickets are $15 and are available at the theatre box office, 902-620-3333 or www.theguildpei.com.
featuring Janet McGarry & Wildwood, and Dunromin, will be held Jan. 31, 2 p.m., at the Linkletter Community Centre, 1670 Route 11 (Linkletter Road), West of Summerside (wheelchair accessible). Admission is $10; doors open at 1 p.m.
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 and information are available at the theatre box office.
In partnership with The Guild, the Popalopalots will perform live for a 26-hour period to raise money for the QEH Cancer Treatment Centre. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., Jan. 29. Admittance is by donation until 7:30 p.m., on Jan. 30, when regular