Arts

Wolfe Island Music Festival Returns

18 years ago, Kingston’s Wolfe Island Music Festival was simply a dock party with a hay-wagon for a stage.Continue...

A new campus in Cannes

“It literally feels like it was a dream.”

Recent Queen’s grad, Diana Roulan, ArtSci ’17, told The Journal she’s still in disbelief when she looks at photos from her time interning at the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival this past May.Continue...

Drifting off with Neon Dreams

If you ask Neon Dreams what’s important in life, chances are they’ll mention a party.

On June 17, the band played a raucous set of electronic, dance and pop music to a small crowd at the Mansion. Featuring vocalist Frank Kadillac, guitarist Matt Gats, Adrian Morris on drums with DJ/vocalist Corey LeRue, Neon Dreams know their values: unselfconscious fun for themselves and their fans.

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Shipping out to Stockholm’s Moderna Museet

Somehow between all my exchange's failed Finish lessons and close calls with airport security, I managed to dive into Scandinavian modern art with Stockholm's Moderna Musseet.Continue...

From canvas to conservation

“The dream is to one day work in the Louvre and work on the restoration of the Mona Lisa.”Continue...

The best of Canada’s music festivals

After an unforgiving winter, seasonal flooding and exams, our generation lives for this time of year: a chance to sleep in a field listening to music and eat barbeque for a whole weekend.Continue...

Commentary: a call for writing what you know

Good intentions abound as we continue to denigrate the minority experience in the arts.Continue...

Remembering Dr. Allison Sherman

For students like myself, Dr. Allison Sherman will always be remembered as a brilliant art history professor who could always make those around her laugh at one of her corny jokes or personal stories.Continue...

Collective Reflections breaks down barriers

While the weather was hinting towards spring, the Tea Room also took last Wednesday to give a reminder of positive things ahead.Continue...

No Subtitles for Saxton Award

It was their own experience at Queen’s that pushed student playwrights Bushra Afreen, ArtSci ’17, and Nina Riccarelli, ArtSci ’16, to write a piece depicting the daily experiences of being a minority in a predominantly white community.Continue...

Part-time renowned artist, full-time 13-year-old

Evan Sharma has loved art his whole 13-year-old life, but he really started his signature style of using vibrant colours when he was “around nine or 10.”Continue...

Giller Prize-winner Madeleine Thien visits Queen’s

Madeleine Thien is mesmerizing both on and off the page.Continue...

Queen’s Players: Satires, selfies and sex!

On Friday night at The Mansion, I witnessed the Queen’s Players’ most recent attack on cheek muscles and social stupidity, entitled Scooby-Doo! Wherefore Art Thou?Continue...

A 48-hour space for conversation

For 48 hours, Convocation Hall will host a series of artistic installations, for Queen’s students and faculty members alike to answer one not-so-simple question: “How are you?”Continue...

Raine Storey, a force to be reckoned with

Raine Storey, full-time Fine Arts Honours student, owner of her own business and freelance artist, is ready to take the world by storm.Continue...

Artfest shines a light on Queen’s talent

On Tuesday night, artists from all corners of campus came together at The Grad Club in honour of The Undergraduate Review’s newest instalment, Volume 29.Continue...

Agnes obtains early views of Kingston

In February, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre announced the acquisition of six drawings by Charles Frederick Gibson to join their eclectic campus gallery.Continue...

Vogue struts again

In its 20th year, VCFS showcased an overwhelming amount of talent, from chic designers to striking models, memorable musicians and dancers. The yearlong project was the perfect combination of entertaining and sexy.Continue...

Quinn Rockliff’s project to free the female form

Toronto-based artist Quinn Rockliff began drawing when she was coping with the anxiety as a result of a sexual assault.Continue...

Hello Goodbye Honolulu

In a quiet corner of The Toucan, Goodbye Honolulu’s Fox Martindale, Jacob Switzer, Emmett Webb (all guitar, bass, vocals) and Max Bornstein (drums, vocals) crowded into a booth, destroyed some hot wings and talked tour life with The Journal.Continue...

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