Arts

‘With Opened Mouths’ challenges Western art traditions

With Opened Mouths is a new podcast hosted by Qanita Lilla, curator of the exhibition of the same name at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre.Continue...

First Peoples’ Performing Arts Festival returned for fifth year

The First Peoples’ Performing Arts Festival of the Thousand Islands ran from Oct. 15 to 17 in Gananoque.Continue...

Union Gallery and Modern Fuel co-present new residency exhibition

A group of eight Katarokwi-Kingston artists have collaborated to create a new residency exhibition called Side-Ways .Continue...

‘The Corrections’ is a cautionary tale worth revisiting

In the 20 years since its release, The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen has garnered a reputation as a modern literary classic—and with time, its warnings not to take those we love for granted have become more relevant than ever.Continue...

Local artist collective launches collaborative community

Forworld Studios, a newly founded artist collective, includes six artists from the Kingston community: Francisco (Fran) Corbett, William Carroll, Hayden Frasso, 4CiD R4BBiT (Browz), Michaela Zinsmeister, and Constance Intounas.Continue...

Futura Free gets ready for album release show

Kingston band Futura Free is set to hold an in-person release show at The Mansion on Oct. 9 for their newest album, Reducer.Continue...

Union Gallery launches collaborative art project

In participation with Culture Days, a program taking place across Canada from Sept. 24 to Oct. 24, Union Gallery has launched a collaborative art project called Together, we tile.Continue...

‘Foe’ has only become more relevant with time

Despite being released in 2018, Foe, written by Queen’s alum Iain Reid, has become more topical than ever in 2021.Continue...

City Park offers free outdoor screening event

A free outdoor screening is set to take place in Kingston’s City Park on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.Continue...

New Pengyuan Wang exhibit opens at Tett Centre

On Sept. 26, the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning premiered It's Light Tempered, It's Turmoil Submerged —a new solo exhibition featuring the latest works from Pengyuan Wang.Continue...

Augmented reality pop-up is a new take on yesterday’s medicine

Artists Jenn Norton, Emily Pelstring, and 10-year-old Edie Soleil have released an augmented-reality pop-up called After the Witch of Malleghem.Continue...

Kingston WritersFest kicks off this week

The Kingston WritersFest is back this September.Continue...

New Agnes exhibit challenges politics of solitude

Studies in Solitude: The Art of Depicting Seclusion opened at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre on Sept. 4.Continue...

Kingston School of Art hosts outdoor painting event for eighth consecutive year

The Kingston School of Art (KSOA) hosted their 8th annual Paint the Town event in Portsmouth Village from Sept. 10-12Continue...

Rupi Kaur uses poetry to come home to herself

Rupi Kaur is an Indian-born Canadian poet whose books of poetry are admired for their beautiful aesthetic and raw telling of relationships, sexual assault, and healing.Continue...

Jonathan Davies talks recent Kingston show with The Journal

Singer-songwriter Jonathan Davies performed on Sept. 11 at the Centre culturel Frontenac as part of the “Soirée Création” concert.Continue...

Agnes’ virtual Art Hive supports positive mental health

Returning for a series of ten free online sessions, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre’s Art Hive @Agnes workshop continues to inspire wellness and self-care practices through artmaking.Continue...

New virtual escape room inspired by Queen’s culture

‘The Graduation Situation’ is a new virtual escape room that debuts on Sept. 7.Continue...

Student curators launch book exhibition

Highlighting the beauty within its archives, Union Gallery has debuted a unique exhibition by student curators Charlotte Beyries, ArtSci ’23, and Anna Douglas, ArtSci ’22.Continue...

Omega Edwards discusses her music and its purpose

Omega Edwards, Con-Ed ’22, believes her music can help people on their life’s journeys.Continue...

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