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CHARLOTTETOWN – Collaborating with local artists from the film and music community, small town sessions have and will continue to be recorded in alternative venues around Charlottetown, including but not limited to abandoned buildings, churches and living rooms. On January 25th the project began, by documenting initial footage with artist John Connolly at the abandoned Kays Borthers Whole Sale building in downtown Charlottetown. “Small Town Sessions is a project aimed to celebrate the incredible artistic energy that is fostered by a small place, like Charlottetown. It isn’t always natural talent that creates wonderful artwork but the community and environment that nurtures it,” says Becka Viau, project coordinator for this town is small inc.

WHAT: Online Launch, Small Town Sessions – this town is small inc.
WHEN: February 23rd at 9am, bi-weekly till April 13, 2011
WHERE: Online (recorded in Charlottetown)

this town is small will launch the first of five small town sessions – an online series of acoustic performances by Island musicians – featured on the this town is small blog. The five small town sessions will be released every two weeks starting February 23rd with the last session hitting the worldwide web April 13th.  this town is small inc. has the intention to expand by connecting to audiences locally, nationally, and with the potential in realizing that this small city – Charlottetown – is a little bit bigger than we all think.

Photo by Martin Cathrae, member of Spacing Atlantic’s flickr pool.