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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...

Selection of short films comes to Queen’s from NYC

The New York Portuguese Short Film Festival (NYPSFF) brought Portugal to Kingston last Thursday, as part of their world tour previewing the latest in Portuguese filmmaking.Continue...

Down Inside: a glimpse into Canadian prisons

Thousands of citizens are incarcerated in Canadian prisons every year, housed in over 200 different facilities. In his new book, Down Inside , Kingston author Robert Clark offers a glimpse into the realities of life behind these closed doors.Continue...

Queen’s Poetry Slam returns full force

Run monthly, Queen’s Poetry Slam invites one and all to share their spoken word poetry in a scored competition. There are two rounds, allowing each poet three minutes for the chance to show off their best couplets and metaphors.Continue...

Modern Fuel unveils two fall exhibits

On display from Oct. 14 until Nov. 25, Infinite Silence by Amanda White and Spill by Carolyn Code are two new exhibits at the Modern Fuel Art Centre that both work to address issues regarding our current way of life.Continue...

Ahead by a century: remembering Gord Downie

Gord Downie, the charismatic, fiercely lyrical front man of the Tragically Hip, who influenced a generation of Canadian musicians, passed away on Tuesday night.Continue...

Les Belles-Soeurs brings a Quebecois revolution to the Baby Grand

One kitchen is all playwright Michel Tremblay needs to show the daily struggles working-class French Canadian women faced in the 1960s.Continue...

100 minutes, 100 years, two artistic spaces

On Oct. 12, The Agnes Etherington Art Centre and Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre held a celebration to recognize their 60th and 40th anniversaries, respectively.Continue...

Serena Ryder braves Homecoming showers

Serena Ryder’s Homecoming performance this weekend was less of a concert and more a night spent catching up with an old friend.Continue...

Loving Vincent is a stunning visual achievement

After creating more than 860 oil paintings over the span of eight years, Vincent van Gogh died an unknown painter from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. To even begin to unwrap the many layers of this complex artist is difficult. To make a film about his death is nearly impossible.Continue...

Serena Ryder to headline HoCo’s ReUnion Street Festival

Despite Serena Ryder headlining, this year’s ReUnion Street Festival is more than just a concert.Continue...

Elan Mastai, the man behind The F Word

For Elan Mastai, ArtSci ’97, inspiration strikes a little differently than for most.Continue...

Long Time Running hits The Tragically Hip’s final notes

According to the new documentary Long Time Running , Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie had two options when diagnosed with terminal brain cancer last year.Continue...

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