Arts Archive: 2017

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...

The Path to being published

Practice makes perfect, but for writers it’s not always that easy.Continue...

Take another look at Canadian film

Although you might solely associate Canadian film with the perpetuation of the Canadian stereotype — lumberjack-looking men moping in the woods – there’s so much more to the national industry that’s often overlooked.Continue...

Queen's professor wins award for Inuit Art History project

Throughout his career, Queen’s Art History professor Norman Vorano has been working to shed light on the histories of some of the inaccessible parts of Northern communities.Continue...

Let’s hear it for audiobooks

In the unpredictable world of the publication markets, only one product steadily continues to rise in popularity.Continue...

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