January 24, 2017

Arts

In the deep mid-winter, the Agnes froze over

There’s something cold about the Agnes Etherington Art Centre this winter, and it doesn’t have to do with the chilly weather outside.Continue...

There’s life outside of your student home

As I sat across from the mock block of houses representing Avenue Q in Rotunda Theatre, I noticed the numbers on the doors: 64, 66, and 68. The second six in 66 had fallen ever so slightly, and now read 69.Continue...

Exploring the museological narrative

It’s hard for people to take interest in, let alone come to terms with their past mistakes.Continue...

Finnished with modern art

When I saw Finnish modern art for the first time, “I don’t get it” became the most applicable phrase.Continue...

Queen’s launches new graduate arts programs

On Jan. 11, Queen’s announced the introduction of a new graduate program in the arts to give students an edge in the ever-competitive industry.Continue...

Journeying through Mystical Landscapes

After spending three consecutive days in my pyjamas over the holidays, I booked an ambitious 10:30 a.m. timed-ticket and made my way downtown in Toronto for a spiritual experience like no other at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO).Continue...

Agnes honoured with three awards from OAAG

Recently, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre was recognized by the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) with three awards that celebrate the outstanding work of art galleries in the province.Continue...

A thought-provoking bookshelf

We all know you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but can you judge its author?Continue...

The Disraeli Project wins award forty years in the making

Michel Pharand and his colleagues are joining the ranks of the many Queen’s faculty and alumni to be recognized for their innovative work in academia.Continue...

Behind the scenes at Cirque de Soleil

Cirque de Soleil has come to Kingston.Continue...

A new era for starving artists

A recent overhaul of the national arts budget has placed a much needed emphasis on Canadian artistry, pledging $550 million in funding to the Canada Council over five years.Continue...

‘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...

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