September 29, 2016

Arts

Etsy’s tight knit community shares its craft with Queen’s

On Saturday, Etsy vendors transformed a normally hollow Grant Hall into a cozy, eclectic marketplace.Continue...

To be or not to be

Is Shakespeare deserving of the praise he has received over the last centuries?Continue...

Visiting a tatted paradise

The needles were humming and the ink was flowing as tattoo artists and enthusiasts gathered for The Limestone City Tattoo and Arts Festival in downtown Kingston last weekend.Continue...

Reclaimed objects meets minimalism

On Friday, Montreal-based artists Emily Jan and Anne Billy made themselves at home in Union Gallery with a seventeenth century Dutch banquet table deluged with food and ornaments and walls covered in warm and homey textiles.Continue...

Take Back the Mic, a unique platform for artistic expression

On Thursday, coffee brewed and students chattered at the Tea Room of Beamish-Munro Hall in anticipation of Take Back the Mic - an Alt-Frosh open mic event.Continue...

Clark’s festival fever

Just when you thought festival season was over, Clark Hall Pub hosted Clarkapaloozaroosheagastock— a mouthful of a music festival — on Saturday night.Continue...

Let’s talk about Kasador

On Wednesday, Kingston crew Kasador brought the heat to the Grad Club.Continue...

Off the walls, Ciara Phillips: Comrade Objects

Immediately struck by the otherworldly feel of the minimalist design and blood red pattern painted on the walls, Ciara Phillips: Comrade Objects had me questioning whether I had stepped back in time.Continue...

The Agnes launches three new exhibits to celebrate Queen’s 175th anniversary

If you take a stroll through the Agnes Etherington Arts Centre this season, prepare to be transported through different times and experience many emotions as you view their fall season show, featuring three new exhibits.Continue...

The Vault bids summer farewell, but not without some hiccups

This Sunday, live bands and audiences came together to enjoy a laid-back listening experience at the fourth annual Welcome Back!-yard Festival presented by The Vault that didn’t entirely go according to plan.Continue...

Downie to release new album and graphic novel, Secret Path

Just when you thought you’d seen the last of Gord Downie, he surprises us again.Continue...

Frosh mosh to Canadian folk-rock band

The Frosh Week Mystery Concert, one of the more highly anticipated events this week, didn’t disappoint as it featured some up-and-coming names in the music industry.Continue...

TIFF ‘16 to feature Queen’s team and Kingston native

In the film industry, September is one of the most important months of the year. As the season turns, thousands of filmmakers, celebrities, movie-lovers and critics flock to Ontario’s capital for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).Continue...

Existere doesn’t compare

Existere is a theatrical treasure in Frosh Week that helps incoming students embrace the fears and excitement of coming to university — because if there’s anything High School Musical taught us, it’s that when you’re feeling frustrated and anxious, it’s nothing a little song and dance can’t fix.Continue...

Zobary a growing musical talent

It’s not every day you hear a cover so good you wonder why anyone would listen to the original.Continue...

A barned good time

To say the beer was flowing is an understatement, as Mackinnon Brothers Brewing Co. hosted a one-day festival featuring local bands, food trucks and, of course, refreshing brews made on the very ground the drinkers stood on.Continue...

The Hip Files

A student band in the eyes of their student newspaperContinue...

Storefront Festival opens doors in Kingston

This July, a series of productions took place along downtown Princess Street, using abandoned storefronts as their stages.Continue...

Lost in living glass at Dale Chihuly’s Toronto exhibit

The other week, I found myself gawking at glass. This wasn’t just any glass — they were massive, intensely-coloured, blown glass objects at the CHIHULY exhibit in the Royal Ontario Museum, ROM.Continue...

New installation to be built in Beamish Munro Foyer

This fall, Beamish Munro Hall, commonly known as the ILC, will host a contemporary installation by Toronto-based artist Kwest.Continue...

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