Arts

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...

Queen’s professor’s crime novel adapted for TV

After penning 30 best-selling books, one of Queen’s professor Antonio Nicaso’s crime books made its premier as a TV show called Bad Blood.Continue...

Union Gallery’s new exhibitions open for fall

Since September 9, the Union Gallery has featured two new exhibits presenting a unique look into the way people’s backgrounds shape their worldviews.Continue...

The case for colour conscious casting

Colour-blind casting describes the practice of holding auditions while avoiding consideration of the race or skin colour of the actors, instead focusing on their talent and experience. This method sounds like a way to establish a more even playing ground, but it presents a few problems.Continue...

Katarina Damiano’s “dream on canvas”

When Katarina Damiano woke up from a nightmare several weeks ago, her reaction was different from most. Rather than attempting to shake it off, she scrambled to write down the details, and then took the account straight to her professor.Continue...

The Kingston guide to supporting your local record store

Against all odds, your vinyl record collection is having a second wind.

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Law faculty plans Indigenous art space

According to members of the Queen’s Faculty of Law, visitors to John A. Macdonald Hall will be greeted with specially created Indigenous art come next fall.Continue...

Filmmaker explores Canada 150 in new work

Filmmaker Asad Chishti had already biked across the country once before when he decided to do it again last year. His adventure, however, would prove a little different the second time around.Continue...

Exploring literary pathways at Kingston WritersFest

Running from September 27 to October 1, Kingston WritersFest returned for its ninth consecutive year. With a roster of some 60 different authors, the annual festival aims to promote various forms of the written word within the Kingston community.Continue...

Meet Kingston’s next homegrown talent

Singer-songwriter finds home in Kingston’s music communityContinue...

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