Arts

Queen's alum talks first book, Different Beasts

With a new take on scary stories, Queen’s alum Joel McConvey, known professionally as J.R. McConvey, shows that people might be scarier than your classic monster.Continue...

Elizabeth Greene is a champion for women writers

Ever since 1969, Elizabeth Greene has been amplifying women’s voices in literature.Continue...

Chris Morris takes listeners to the heart of folk music

Chris Morris used to be the man backstage: a concert promoter trying to get bands to play gigs. 10 years later, he’s become the performer instead.Continue...

Vogue Charity Fashion Show celebrates unity

More than 10,000 hours of work went into this year’s Vogue Charity Fashion Show (VCFS), estimates Shayna Buckle (ArtSci ’20), one of three creative directors behind the production.Continue...

Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman navigate humanity through song

Hawksley Workman and Sarah Slean have enjoyed successful careers in the Canadian music scene for more than two decades.Continue...

The Great Unwashed to play for the masses

While The Great Unwashed’s name may raise a few eyebrows, this four-piece Kingston band is making a name for themselves, revamping old hits for modern dance floors.Continue...

Mr. Burns shines unconventionally and unapologetically

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play is an amalgamation of confusion and catastrophe that illustrates the importance of stories in a post-apocalyptic world.Continue...

Royal Tusk hits The Mansion

In the grungy, low-ceilinged upper room of The Mansion on March 3, Royal Tusk performed their sound check. Hardcore fans milled around, their murmuring escalating in the room as they excitedly anticipated the evening’s main event.Continue...

Kim's Convenience actress comes to Kingston

Emerging from the ranks of CBC’s hit comedy Kim’s Convenience , Canadian Screen Award-nominated actor and screenwriter Andrea Bang has found her footing in the world of independent film and TV.Continue...

Turpin's Trail brings East Coast spirit to Kingston

The deep acapella voices of Turpin’s Trail ring out in perfect harmony over the band’s layered instrumental arrangements.Continue...

Queen's Music Club live at The Mansion

Whether it’s providing equipment to jam out or encouragement along the way, Queen’s Music Club (QMC) has been a resource for emerging student bands since 2011.

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Placeholders jam their way to the top of the Kingston music scene

Local funk band Placeholders hopes to bring light to new artists and have an impact on Kingston’s soul and funk scenes.Continue...

Winter Tekenos-Levy is proud of Canadian television

Canadian TV is thriving, according to prominent Canadian television writer and story editor Winter Tekenos-Levy.Continue...

Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières hosts all-nighter charity concert

The Queen’s chapter of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) is losing sleep—literally—for their commitment to their cause.Continue...

Ray Robertson's How to Die will improve your life

For Canadian author Ray Robertson, death isn’t something to fret about: it’s something to face head-on.Continue...

Chris Jackson and Friends keep Friday nights surprising

Chris Jackson’s Friday night gig at BLUMartini has become a neighbourhood staple.Continue...

The Journal's recommended Reading Week reading list

With midterms finally winding to a close, many students are headed home to enjoy a well-deserved rest. What better time than Reading Week to kick back with a good book and see what Canada’s authors have to offer?Continue...

American comic to perform at Absolute Comedy Club

This May will mark 19 years since Sam Demaris was waiting tables at an Olive Garden in his hometown of Houston, Texas before he left to pursue comedy full-time. He’s been performing stand-up ever since.Continue...

Montréal-based band feels they're living the dream

The Day Dreamers will bring new music to Kingston when they play at The Mansion on Feb. 15.

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Celebrating Kingston's heART

Dinner and a movie is a tried-and-true way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, but Kingston has much more to offer than just food and films.Continue...

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