Circle Around the Centre is excited to have Marlane O’Brien and Margie Carmichael as speakers for its third luncheon series. Come on March 14 at noon to Studio 1 for the much see event.
O’Brien and Carmichael will talk about their experience creating Stories from the Red Dirt Road which will make its world premiere at The 2018 Charlottetown Festival. Adapted by O’Brien from the book “And My Name Is…Stories from The Quilt” by Carmichael, this is a funny, inspiring, heartfelt piece of four Island stories woven together through song and the red dirt road itself that joins our lives together.
Tickets are $25, to be purchased in person at the box office, by phone at 902 566-1267 (toll-free 1-800-565-0278) or online through the box office).
Upcoming Speakers: Dean Constable, April 11, speaking on the generational impact of the Centre on Islanders. He will share stories and anecdotes from his own life and career at the Centre, from his days as a toddler wandering backstage, to a dance umbrella student, to the General Manager of Theatre. Also coming up on May 16: Karen Jans speaking on the Province House conservation process; and on June 13 a tribute to artist Brian Burke
A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated to The Circle Around the Centre Fund of the Confederation Centre of the Arts Foundation. This fund was created by Catherine Hennessey with the purpose to commemorate and celebrate notable individuals and special occasions that have a significant importance or connection to the Centre and its rich history.
For more information, visit the http://www.confederationcentre.com/en/foundation.php
Circle Around the Centre is pleased to welcome Confederation Centre Board Chair Wayne Hambly for the first luncheon in its 2018 series, happening on January 24 at 12:00 p.m. in Studio 1 (located beside Mavor’s).
From January through June, we are hosting the 2018 Circle Around the Centre Luncheon Series. Catherine Hennessey was the driving force behind Confederation Centre’s anniversary series in 2014, and she has some fantastic new ideas for this year. Circle Around the Centre attendees will enjoy a monthly luncheon of sandwich and salad or soup as well as a talk by some of the Island’s most interesting movers and shakers.
An incredibly active force in the Island community, Mr. Hambly is a recipient of both the Order of P.E.I. and of the Order of Canada. He is an Honorary Life Member of the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce, an inductee to the PEI Business Hall of Fame, and he has received countless other awards and accolades in recognition of his lifelong hard work and dedication to his community. Mr. Hambly will speak on his past 25 years as Chair of Confederation Centre’s Board, and his thoughts and hopes about moving into the future.
A portion of each ticket purchased to these events will be donated to The Circle Around the Centre Fund of the Confederation Centre of the Arts Foundation. This Fund was created by Ms. Hennessey with the purpose to commemorate and celebrate notable individuals and special occasions that have a significant importance or connection to the Centre and its rich history. For more information on the Fund visit http://www.confederationcentre.com/en/foundation.php
Please purchase tickets in person at the Box Office, by phone at 902-566-1267 (toll-free 1-800-565-0278), or online.