Mi’kmaq Leg­ends per­form at The Mack

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT - The se­cond an­nual Rob­bie Burns night A va­ri­ety con­cert A va­ri­ety con­cert fea­tur­ing Trudy Hughes and Friends “Lively Songs for Lit­tle Peo­ple” with “Mu­sicman” Michael Pen­der­gast The Cale­do­nian Club’s an­nual Burns Con­cert Help­ing Hands Jam­boree, A night of

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 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.

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

BRIAN MCINNIS/THE GUARDIAN

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