December 9, 2016

Arts

‘Cello, Tone Deaf Festival!

For the past two weeks, Kingston has opened its doors and ears to the eclectic sounds of the Tone Deaf Festival.Continue...

Winter poetry contest

As the snow began to fall, The Journal sent out a winter and holiday-themed poetry casting call. Our favourites from the contest are featured below.Continue...

Snapping along to post-election blues

At this week’s Queen’s Poetry Slam at The Mansion, poets were encouraged to “Use Their Voice Now.” And voices were raised, mid-finals, to yell in unison about the inevitable apocalypse caused by president-elect Donald Trump.Continue...

Tipsy review: Sex, drugs and Trump

On Wednesday night, I lost my Queen’s Players virginity.Continue...

Review: Reveal exhibit showcases artists’ identities

When artists reveal what they think about themselves, interesting art comes out of it.Continue...

Kickin' it with Krief

Last Friday night, Patrick Krief and his similarly-named band, Krief, ventured from Montreal to play Clark Hall Pub. The atmosphere was relaxed, yet the audience was nothing short of enthusiastic.Continue...

Brendan Canning plays The Grad Club

Hot off his third solo album, Brendan Canning lit up The Grad Club last Friday night with an eclectic set of cool rhythms and smooth vocals.Continue...

The designers behind the stitches

Each year, the Vogue Charity Fashion Show brings student designs to campus with a fresh twist. I sat down with some of this year’s designers to get an idea about who they are and what they’re bringing to the show.Continue...

From campus to catwalk

Queen’s is Anisha Sandhu’s runway. The third-year ArtSci student struts through Union and University as if she’s just stepped off a photo shoot — to my knowledge, she probably has.Continue...

Open forum addresses cancellation of Othello

On Tuesday afternoon, the Dan School of Drama and Music hosted just fewer than 200 students and faculty members in an open forum in Convocation Hall regarding Queen’s Vagabond’s cancellation of...Continue...

Women in Shakespeare find their musical voices

For the bard-reading modern woman, the appeal of Shakespeare’s plays can sometimes fall flat when reading his mild-mannered female characters on the page.Continue...

Live performance is being remixed

Consider this an obituary for live music.Continue...

Diego Rotman brings art and politics to the Agnes

On Monday, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre hosted acclaimed Argentinian-Israeli artist Diego Rotman, as he delivered a thought-provoking presentation on his latest project, The Eternal Sukkah.Continue...

Queen’s baseball team’s spontaneous cameo in new music video

Country rockers and Queen’s alum, The Abrams, premiered a music video for their hit single ‘Champion’ on Oct. 27, featuring a familiar backdrop.Continue...

The Servant of Two Masters serves up laughter and love

On Thursday, the Dan School of Drama and Music opened their fall major, The Servant of Two Masters.Continue...

Queen’s Vagabond suspends production of Othello

Co-artistic directors apologize after backlash over casting decisionContinue...

The artists behind the lyrics

Barber and rapper, Steven Wu, ConEd ’18, otherwise known as WEN, brings enthusiasm and powerful lyricism to the Queen’s hip-hop scene, touching on personal and social issues. In the future, WEN...Continue...

QNSA showcases lineup of artists from Queen’s and beyond

On Tuesday night, The Mansion became well-versed in lyricism and poetry as slammers and hip-hop artists performed emotional and politically-charged pieces at Queen’s Native Student Association’s (QNSA) Inspiring a Generation poetry and hip-hop night.Continue...

The real on Busty and the Bass

It was around this time last year, when I first set eyes on the McGill-bred band, Busty and the Bass. I’d never listened to them before and didn’t know what to expect but one year later, I was back for more.Continue...

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