Arts

ASUS commissions ‘My Creation’ mural

The Arts & Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) recently commissioned Indigenous artist Portia Chapman, BFA ’19 and ConEd ’20, to complete a mural titled My Creation for an upcoming event.Continue...

Approaching Ramadan as a sh—y Muslim

For most of my life, I’ve hated my parent’s faith and everything associated with it.Continue...

English department hosts Giller Prize Event

Queen’s English Department hosted their annual Giller Prize Event on Mar. 23, celebrating Queen’s alum and current writer-in-residence Omar El Akkad for his winning novel What Strange Paradise .Continue...

PUP is back in Kingston

Canadian rockers PUP are playing The Ale House on Mar. 28.Continue...

Forworld Studios unveils first collective art show

Forworld Studios, a recently formed Kingston-based artist collective, launched their first collective art show at Kingston School of Art’s (KSOA) Window Art Gallery.Continue...

‘What Strange Paradise’ is timely and powerful

Omar El Akkad’s Giller Prize-winning novel What Strange Paradise is a moving tale of friendship prevailing in the face of racism, hatred, and cynicism.

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‘Making Art Work’ helps build professional skills

Union Gallery is running an ongoing professional development series titled Making Art Work in collaboration with the Agnes Etherington Art Centre and Modern Fuel.Continue...

‘Unplugged’ reflects our troubling relationships with technology and society

In a showcase of four short films, ASUS’s DownThere Productions is gearing up for their annual show , with a portion of proceeds going to Kingston’s Addiction and Mental Health Services (AMHS) .Continue...

Book review: ‘The Listeners’

The Listeners, by Jordan Tannahill, is a thought-provoking examination of how relationships, mental health issues, gender expectations, and the media can all intersect.Continue...

Stories and poems perfect for study breaks

Whether you’re an English major whose course load is slowly killing your love for literature or a psychology major drained from looking at statistics, here’s a list of short, reviving poems and stories to have open on a tab next to your Google Docs.Continue...

KCFF brings back live showings

Passionate film lovers who entered theatres at the Screening Room and the Isabel Bader Centre received the full in-person experience of the Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF).Continue...

Three Batman comics you should read

With the release of The Batman , the Caped Crusader has again emerged from the shadows to entertain audiences worldwide.Continue...

Said The Whale play The Mansion

Said The Whale played The Mansion on Mar. 10 as part of their cross-Canada tour.Continue...

‘Fight Night’ provides a comedic and youthful perspective on family

Canadian writer Miriam Toews’ Fight Night was released last August to immediate acclaim, climbing the national bestseller list onto the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist. Continue...

Video games are art, too

For far too long, video games have been critiqued differently than movies and TV shows despite having more similarities than differences—and it’s time we embrace them as art.Continue...

Jatiwangi art Factory’s ‘Lair’ brings collaborative music to Kingston

Jatiwangi art Factory (JaF) , an artistic collective from Jatisura, Indonesia, is bringing their music ensemble to Kingston for a micro-residency .

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Local artist proving ‘Kingston isn’t boring anymore’

Long-time local artist Francisco C.J. Corbett is launching a new t-shirt collection under the motto “Kingston isn’t boring anymore.”Continue...

‘The Common Thread’ puts Congo in the spotlight

Kingston-based artist Heather Haynes has joined with local production company Untold Storytelling to produce The Common Thread , a film about her travels to Congo.

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In good company: Tennyson King reflects on his musical journey

In touring his new album, Good Company, Canadian singer-songwriter Tennyson King is set to play Kingston’s Musiiki Café & Whiskey Bar on Mar. 17.Continue...

‘History is Rarely Black or White’ deconstructs the cotton industry

History is Rarely Black or White is an exhibition at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre deconstructing the cotton industry’s harmful colonial legacy through garments.Continue...

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