Arts

A completely uninformed tour of campus art

Whether you’re just beginning your time at Queen’s or preparing to graduate, you’ve probably felt the collective sigh that’s our campus’ public art installations.Continue...

Eryn Mccarthy faces the art world

Eryn Mccarthy has been drawn to faces ever since she was young — it all started with painting friends and family members.Continue...

Why #MeToo matters for Canadian theatre

It’s the age of reckoning for sexual predators in the arts.Continue...

“Can Artists Really Save the World?” panel has no easy answers

Some of the foremost names in Canadian contemporary art gathered in the Agnes Etherington Art Centre last Saturday to debate whether or not art could really save the world.Continue...

On branding: the downside of being an artist today

Focusing on defining one’s specific brand often forces artists to choose between financial security and free artistic expression.Continue...

'The Breadwinner' is an impactful lesson in the power of storytelling

On Saturday, the Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan organization presented The Breadwinner to a sold out crowd at the Screening Room.Continue...

New year, new Agnes

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is kicking off the new year with exhibits about the struggles of Indigenous people, women and quilters.Continue...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee sends-up the awkward years

Presented by Blue Canoe Productions and held in The Grand Theatre until Jan 21, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee , directed by Queen’s alum Maddy Scovil, is a funny, heartwarming love letter to prepubescence.Continue...

Arts in the winter semester

Slippery walkways, biting wind and the trek through snow and slush to lectures might make you want to hibernate, but don’t be fooled — Kingston is serving up lots to get excited for this winter season.Continue...

Agnes funding increases

Taking effect immediately, the Canada Council for the Arts has nearly doubled the Agnes Etherington Art Gallery’s funding from $105, 000 to $200, 000 annually for the next three years.Continue...

Theatre Count’s The Red Pen Series gives platform to budding playwrights

This past weekend, the Theatre Count group opened its production The Red Pen Series , written by Sarah Currie and Zach Closs and directed by Sam Lee. The show, which played in Theological Hall, consisted of two half-hour original one act plays connected by the common theme of authorship and writing.Continue...

Mackenzie Gregson brings tradition into the new millennium

Despite only being in her second year at Queen’s, Mackenzie Gregson already has her artwork on display at the Union Gallery.

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Arkells rise to first headlining-stadium tour

Arkells frontman Max Kerman wants you to do three things at their show: sing, dance and take care of each other.Continue...

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying brings work home

Running from Nov. 30 to Dec. 9 at the Rotunda Theatre, Queen’s Musical Theatre presents their own take on the Tony-award winning musical, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Continue...

Tipsy Review: Queen’s Players takes a trip back to high school

Somehow, I always knew returning to high school would involve being a little too inebriated.Continue...

Post Traumatic Growth Art Show addresses sexual assault

On Friday, Sexual Violence Awareness Week’s Post Traumatic Growth Art Show hopes to change the dialogue around sexual

assault awareness.

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Point / Counterpoint: Should privileged writers represent marginalized communities?

Two Journal staff discuss privilege in storytellingContinue...

Matt Mays’ long road back to Kingston

When Canadian rock fixture Matt Mays takes the stage opening for the Arkells at the K-Rock Centre this Friday, it’ll be after a five-year wandering absence.Continue...

Union Gallery opens new student exhibit

On display at the Union Gallery until Jan. 18, Surface is the latest student exhibition to grace Stauffer’s art space, featuring works of mixed media, paintings and photographs.Continue...

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...

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