Arts Archive: 2017

Union Gallery

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...

The Glorious Sons head home

When The Glorious Sons hold their own personal homecoming show in Kingston’s K-Rock Centre this February, things will be different from their days grinding out a career in the Limestone City.

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Columbus is a quiet, captivating debut

Academic-turned-filmmaker, Kogonada quietly reflects on the inscrutability of life in his feature-length debut titled Columbus. What else can we expect from an academic in Hollywood?Continue...

Kingston's Little France

Martello Alley is a dead-end off of Wellington Street that doubles as a scaled-down French village.Continue...

Queen’s alum Omar El Akkad brings American War to campus

It's 2074: half of Louisiana’s underwater, the President of the United States has been assassinated, fossil fuels are banned and a second civil war is erupting as southern states break off to secure the remains of the coal industry.Continue...

Why your art should live online

As a theatre artist, a question I always ask myself is “how can I share my art with as many people as possible?” The answer is simple; get online.Continue...

The Beaverton releases satirical book on Canadian history

There are two things Queen’s alum Alex Huntley wants you to know about Canadian history: it’s absurd and we’re way too smug about it.Continue...

Concord Floral tackles bullying

After touring across Canada, Concord Floral has come to the Isabel to tell the tale of a plague afflicting 10 students attending a Toronto high school.Continue...

The Vic wrestles with trauma

Currently, a student-run theatre company at Queen’s University is presenting an emotional and thought-provoking production of The Vic , a play written by Leanna Brodie and directed by Amanda Lin.Continue...

Arkells’ Max Kerman talks upcoming Kingston show

For front man Max Kerman, the Arkells are never far from their college band beginnings.Continue...

A film geek’s guide to Canadian horror movies

What do you get when you cross exploding heads, teen wolves and vigilantism? The glory of Canadian horror movies.Continue...

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