Arts

Kwest installation unveiled for Homecoming

Last Thursday, Queen’s kicked off Homecoming with the unveiling of a magnificent, 38-foot-tall installation that marries art and engineering in the Beamish-Munro foyer.Continue...

Walk off the Earth wraps up Homecoming Festivities

Every October, Queen’s campus sees an influx of alumni joining students in the annual Homecoming celebrations. On Saturday evening, the buildings on Union St. lit up for the highly-anticipated ReUnion Street Festival — one of the weekend’s newer traditions.Continue...

Laruan a force in Queen’s art world

Ramolen Laruan, BFA ’18, came to Toronto in grade five. While the sciences were her strong suit, her preferred area of study was always the arts.Continue...

Creative Expressions: art as a tool to teach

For the next month, Queen’s campus is home to Creative Expressions, an exhibition that collapses the walls of the classroom into the world of visual art.Continue...

Golden treasures illuminate The Belvedere

Standing amidst masterpieces can make you feel minuscule, especially when those works of art call a palace home.Continue...

Remembering Annie Pootoogook

On Sept. 19, Annie Pootoogook was found dead in the Rideau River, near Ottawa. But while her death is still under investigation, her influence on the world of Inuk art is unmistakeable.Continue...

An artistic icon meets an artistic ignoramus

I admit I’m no art connoisseur. A week ago if you had said “Rembrandt” to me, I’d probably reply, “Remember what?”Continue...

An interview with Hollerado

Hollerado’s offbeat, catchy indie rock set the house on fire during QPOP!’s Saturday headlining show — literally.Continue...

Review: Schumann visits Kingston

When I was seven, I slept through my first symphony orchestra performance.Continue...

Kingston WritersFest showcases well-rounded talent

“The buzz at this year's WritersFest was palpable,” said Barbara Bell, artistic director of Kingston WritersFest.Continue...

Q&A with David Mitchell

Last week, Kingston WritersFest hosted contemporary literary talent, including David Mitchell, a best-selling British author known for his works such as Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks.Continue...

The future of fashion

When I first met Jia Zhang, I had an epiphany about the cargo shorts I was wearing.Continue...

Reading between the lines

Last Saturday, I had a revelation. Sometimes, sexism doesn’t manifest itself as words but rather a lack thereof.Continue...

Arts in October

From Kingston Writersfest to QPOP, and ReUnion Street Festival – here's what's happening in arts events for October 2016.Continue...

Student artist’s work to be featured on an upcoming wine bottle

Dry, intense, bold and full-bodied – that’s Kelly Baskin’s art.Continue...

Queer Ecologies: Breaking down walls

On Saturday, Toronto-based artist, performer and researcher Alvis Choi, otherwise known as Alvis Parsley, delivered a bewildering yet brave piece of theatre to an intimate crowd of 25 people at the Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts.Continue...

In conversation with Paper Ladies

The Journal met up with up-and-coming rockers and long-time friends, Paper Ladies, to talk about their washy sound, musical idols, and future aspirations, which may include a food truck.Continue...

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...

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