Arts

Book review: ‘We Spread’

Talented Kingston-based author and Queen’s alumni Iain Reid published his third novel We Spread on Sept. 27 via Simon & Schuster.Continue...

‘Close to my Heart (Near & Dear)’ art show debuts

Francisco Corbett is pairing up with friend and housemate Alan Harman for an art show that infuses chaotic good with irony at Hoopla Press & Gallery on Oct. 26.Continue...

Three-part concert takes the Mansion by storm

Live performances cultivate a connection between audience and performer like no other.Continue...

Surrealism walks the runway

From real-life pixelation to the spray-on dress, the international fashion world is undoubtedly embracing the surreal.Continue...

MUSE hosts Tiny Desk concert

On Oct. 1, MUSE hosted their first ever Tiny Desk Concert at Clark Hall Pub and the turnout
was remarkable.Continue...

Stitching together art and grief: A community project to heal and honour

When news broke in mainstream media regarding the discovery of unmarked graves at the sites of former residential schools last May, Deborah Young was not surprised.Continue...

WritersFest connects authors and readers in Kingston

Kingston WritersFest returned this past weekend, hosting a wide variety of authors and events for the Kingston community.Continue...

The art of reviews

It’s easy for us to criticize art.Continue...

The nuances of the true crime genre

Netflix’s latest original chronicles the story of Jeffrey Dahmer, notorious serial killer and cannibal, in a ten-part series that claims to honour the families of his victims.Continue...

New exhibition ‘of longing and songbirds’ coming to Union Gallery

Union Gallery is set to open a new exhibition, of longing and songbirds to the public on Oct 4.Continue...

Basia Bulat to perform at the Isabel Bader Centre

Basia Bulat, renowned Canadian folk singer and lyricist, is being welcomed on stage this Friday by the Isabel Bader Centre to perform her new album, The Garden .Continue...

The Mansion welcomes New Friends

The Mansion, one of Kingston’s many venues for live shows, is hosting the band New Friends on their Locals Only tour.Continue...

What’s your medium?

Storytelling through film is something we all enjoy, whether it be going to the theatre to see a new movie or rewatching one you hold close to your heart.Continue...

TIFF 2022 coverage: upcoming releases to watch

Every September, the film industry sets its sights on Toronto. Featuring a wide variety of films, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) allows both the press and the public to watch the industry’s newest releases.Continue...

Posthumous releases and life after death

The end of an artist’s life does not signal the end of their career.Continue...

Logos are art too

A great logo shouldn’t just sell you something—its purpose shouldn’t end with its function as a strategic tool.Continue...

Patagonia CEO commits to sustainability in the face of fashion greenwashing

California outdoor retailer, Patagonia, has announced a change in company leadership.Continue...

The best books you’ll read for school

Reading for school doesn’t have to be boring, but all too often, class reading lists make even the keenest students go for a snooze.Continue...

Arts vs. entertainment: is there a difference?

The Arts section of the Journa l used to be called “Arts and Entertainment” before being condensed to simply art a few years prior. This distinction calls into question what the difference is between art and entertainment and who is to say something is or isn’t art?Continue...

Concerts are coming to the Kingston Penitentiary

The Kingston Penitentiary could be your new favourite concert venue.Continue...

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