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Hey Ocean! energizes Clark Hall

Brimming with an effervescent brand of folky, synth-infused alternative pop, Canadian indie-darlings Hey Ocean! delivered an impassioned performance at Clark Hall on Friday night.Continue...

The Glorious Sons head home

When The Glorious Sons hold their own personal homecoming show in Kingston’s K-Rock Centre this February, things will be different from their days grinding out a career in the Limestone City.

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Columbus is a quiet, captivating debut

Academic-turned-filmmaker, Kogonada quietly reflects on the inscrutability of life in his feature-length debut titled Columbus. What else can we expect from an academic in Hollywood?Continue...

Kingston's Little France

Martello Alley is a dead-end off of Wellington Street that doubles as a scaled-down French village.Continue...

Queen’s alum Omar El Akkad brings American War to campus

It's 2074: half of Louisiana’s underwater, the President of the United States has been assassinated, fossil fuels are banned and a second civil war is erupting as southern states break off to secure the remains of the coal industry.Continue...

Why your art should live online

As a theatre artist, a question I always ask myself is “how can I share my art with as many people as possible?” The answer is simple; get online.Continue...

The Beaverton releases satirical book on Canadian history

There are two things Queen’s alum Alex Huntley wants you to know about Canadian history: it’s absurd and we’re way too smug about it.Continue...

Concord Floral tackles bullying

After touring across Canada, Concord Floral has come to the Isabel to tell the tale of a plague afflicting 10 students attending a Toronto high school.Continue...

The Vic wrestles with trauma

Currently, a student-run theatre company at Queen’s University is presenting an emotional and thought-provoking production of The Vic , a play written by Leanna Brodie and directed by Amanda Lin.Continue...

Arkells’ Max Kerman talks upcoming Kingston show

For front man Max Kerman, the Arkells are never far from their college band beginnings.Continue...

A film geek’s guide to Canadian horror movies

What do you get when you cross exploding heads, teen wolves and vigilantism? The glory of Canadian horror movies.Continue...

Living through a lens

In his final year of university, John Fleming is patiently taking a shot at his dream of becoming a filmmaker.

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The Dan Studio Series grapples with identity in DSS: Embrace

Drama School teams up with students to produce show about self-acceptanceContinue...

Gord Downie’s Introduce Yerself is a poignant farewell

From the first haunting notes of the piano, Gord Downie’s Introduce Yerself is a slow goodbye that unfolds over the course of two years and 23 songs.Continue...

Bent shows the plight of homosexuality during the holocaust

A Queen’s alumni has brought the persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany to the Baby Grand with the revival of a classic production from the 70s.Continue...

Kingston’s Finest: Four noteworthy albums from local musicians

The City of Kingston is famous for three things: being the birthplace of the Tragically Hip, the established post-secondary education and horse slapping at Homecoming. Surprisingly, its exceptional music scene hasn’t attracted the same attention.Continue...

Two girls take on Golden Word’s stand-up comedy night

Considering the longstanding animosity between The Journal and Golden Words, heading to their Stand-Up Comedy Night at Clark Hall this past Tuesday was kind of a no-brainer.Continue...

Arts Against Post Racialism transforms the Agnes

On Wednesday, the Agnes Etherington Arts Centre was transformed into a visual protest against racism.Continue...

QPOP roars back to life

On Saturday night, you couldn’t walk around campus without coming across an indie rock band performance.Continue...

Open forum discusses Concord Floral casting diversity

Drama students, faculty and alumni gathered in Kingston Hall last Friday to consider Queen's Drama department’s track record with diverse casting in the wake of the Concord Floral casting controversy.Continue...

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