Arts

Colten Boushie documentary tackles racial tension on the Prairies

The latest film from award-winning Cree filmmaker Tasha Hubbard, nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, debuted in Kingston this Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Screening Room as a special presentation from the Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF).Continue...

Johnnetta Cole addresses the elephant in the room

Last week, educator Johnnetta Cole visited Kingston to share the need for museums in the modern world to engage with controversial issues and tackle the notion of institutional representation.Continue...

Queen’s Reads brings focus and feeling to refugee crisis

When two-year-old Alan Kurdi’s death received global attention, the conversation about the Syrian war took on a new tone—and his aunt, Tima Kurdi, was a large part of that shift.Continue...

Queen’s prof nominated for Governor General’s Award

Armand Garnet Ruffo’s life has always been marked by treaties.Continue...

Blur captures movement and relocation through photography

Toronto-based artist Sandra Brewster chronicles movement through Blur , a photo exhibit on display in the Agnes now.Continue...

Aestrid returns to Kingston to play The Toucan

Coming to Canada on tour from the Netherlands, Aestrid calls Kingston its “second home.”Continue...

Adrian Chalifour finds joy in life changes

Though Adrian Chalifour got his start in his local church, it was never where he saw himself long-term.Continue...

Former Queen's students capture climate anxiety with band Funeral Lakes

Queen’s alumni Chris Hemer, ArtSci ’17, and Sam Mishos, ArtSci ’17, reveal the spirit behind their music, which is equal parts hope and sorrow, as they use songs to protest the Canadian government’s lack of action on climate crisis.

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Good vibes, good music, and the Good Lovelies to hit The Spire

Ontario-born folk-country trio the Good Lovelies pride themselves on their feel-good sound and genre-mashing music.Continue...

Brood & Bloom captures the light after darkness

Kingston’s own Kasador came back this week for a surprise concert celebrating their debut album.Continue...

Long Range Hustle comes back to Kingston with Town

Long Range Hustle brings its Town tour back to Kingston on Oct. 4 to perform at the Mansion fresh off the heels of their first West Coast tour.Continue...

Strange Breed sets the stage for LGBTQ+ representation in rock music

Vancouver-born alt-rock garage band Strange Breed will stop into Kingston with their debut album this week.Continue...

Kingston steals the show on set of Murdoch Mysteries

This Monday, television show Murdoch Mysteries brought Kingston back in time to 1907 with period costumes, vintage cars, and horse-drawn carriages.

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Tri-Art Manufacturing still draws a crowd after 25 years in business

After over two decades, Tri-Art Manufacturing is taking the time to celebrate years of supplying artists with the materials they need to succeed.

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Union Gallery reopens to pay homage to local art community

After closing to the public on Sept. 4, Union Gallery finally welcomed art lovers back through their doors.Continue...

Ken Yates bares all in new album’s revealing lyricism

For Stone City Ales’ first show in their ongoing concert series, the restaurant was host to an intimate performance by Canadian singer-songwriter Ken Yates.Continue...

Art After Dark festival brings attention to local art and businesses

Back again for the second time this year, community event Art After Dark will set up in shops downtown to bring local art to Kingstonians.

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Kingston takes a trip around the world with Culture Days

If you want to see a wide array of art from multiple cultural backgrounds, there’s no need to leave the city this weekend. It can all be found in the heart of Kingston.Continue...

Annual writers’ festival makes literature local

Back again for its eleventh year, the Kingston WritersFest is setting up shop downtown for five full days over the next week.Continue...

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