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Write on the wall Saturday at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

September 13, 2011

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery is teaming up with the PEI Writer's Guild and the UPEI Writing Centre to host an evening of inspiration, creation and competition not to be missed!

September 17 at 7:30 p.m., the poeARTry Playoffs boisterously welcomes UPEI students to Charlottetown's creative community as part of the Community Roots orientation happening September 16 to18.

The evening will bring together poets, artists, enthusiasts, and students to compete in several rounds of on-the-spot poetry writing and art making. A panel of judges will evaluate the creations and fabulous prizes will be up for grabs.

The public is invited to participate by drawing and writing on the walls throughout the evening. This is a free, all ages event and a cash bar will be available. Events will unfold in the Lower East Gallery at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.

The poeARTry Playoffs promises to be an evening full of community connections and inconceivable entertainment.

For more information contact B.J. McCarville from the Confederation Centre Art Gallery at or Erin Casey from the UPEI Writing Centre at



Media contact: Dan Wall, publicist, Confederation Centre of the Arts, phone (902) 628-6135
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