Arts

Alias Grace brings Kingston to the small screen

When Sarah Polley was 17, she asked Margaret Atwood for the rights to turn her historical fiction novel Alias Grace into a TV show—Atwood said no.Continue...

CanLit on Campus: Ondaatje searches for identity in Warlight

From Canadian poet and novelist Michael Ondaatje comes Warlight— a case study of self-discovery at the height of Cold War secrecy.

After their parents disappear, Nathaniel and...Continue...

Point-counterpoint: Renaming art as reconciliation?

The recent renaming of Emily Carr’s painting Church at Yuquout Village is controversial, but has spurred discussion about reconciliation in the art world.

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Swapping gender in Shakespeare

On June 7, the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning hosted a production of Shakespeare’s Henry V that put a twist on the original.Continue...

Community Calendar: July

Annual arts festival brings life to Skeleton Park

From June 20 to 24, Skeleton Park was transformed into a creative outlet for dozens of art forms ranging from paintings to poetry, music and handcrafted jewelry.Continue...

Animal illustrations tell human stories

From June 19 to July 14 at Studio 22, author and illustrator Wallace Edwards is displaying his creative process as a cycle of ups and downs, propelled by his boundless energy to brainstorm ideas.

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Queen’s alum puts face to refugee crisis

Weaving together historical fact, psychological insight and her own imagination, The Boat People is Sharon Bala’s award nominated first novel.Continue...

Novel captures innocence in wartime

Tassos Anastassiades’ first book is an unconventional glimpse into growing up in German-occupied Greece through the eyes of a naïve child.Continue...

New tour, new MONOWHALES

MONOWHALES have found their distinct alt-pop sound — now they’re going to put it to the test on May 31 at the Mansion.Continue...

Dwayne Gretzky time travels into Ale

On May 18, with crimped hair, colourful shirts, and killer dance moves, Dwayne Gretzky brought the ‘90s back to Ale House.Continue...

What's happening this month

Cabaret’s timely take on 1930s Berlin and today

Stepping into a nightclub may provide an escape from social justice issues, but only for a moment.Continue...

Modern Fuel spring exhibits unusual, yet effective

Running until Apr. 28, Modern Fuel is showcasing two unique exhibits tackling all too familiar social issues like gender identity and environmentalism.Continue...

Clairmont The Second’s declaration of independence

Juno nominee Clairmont The Second’s unconventional beats, provocative lyrics and self-production are uncompromisingly independent.Continue...

Queen’s needs more public art

Walking around campus, it’s clear to see our school has an embarrassing lack of public art.Continue...

Queen’s Students on Broadway hit ‘Home’

From March 22-25, Queen’s Students on Broadway’s Harmless Little Home questioned if a person can really return to their roots.

The musical introduces Eloise, a city lawyer...Continue...

Steven Heighton closes out campus reading series

On March 26, author and alumnus Steven Heighton returned to his literary roots with a reading in Watson Hall as a part of Queen’s Reading Series.Continue...

Queen’s hosts first Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival

From March 20-28, the Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival (DIFF) hosted a tour of world cultures from Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) Hall in the JDUC.Continue...

Union Gallery exhibit uses art to explore the creative process

Course of Action , Union Gallery’s most recent exhibit, makes art out of an artist’s challenging creative process.

Although not thematically linked, the works in the exhibit...Continue...

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