Arts

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre reopens to the public

After Kingston moved back to the green zone, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre reopened to the public on Feb. 20with a maximum capacity of 41.Continue...

The Screening Room has reopened for business

“[It] feels good to be playing movies again,” Wendy Huot, owner of The Screening Room, told The Journal. Continue...

Danielle Hope Edwards: gospel-inspired sound and the healing power of music

Edwards’ two recent singles are infused with love.Continue...

Documentary at Kingston Canadian Film Festival highlights history of trans icon Billy Tipton

Billy Tipton’s reputation as a talented jazz musician was altered by the media when he died in 1989. Now, co-directors Chin-Yee and Joynt are setting the record straight.Continue...

‘I love the colour palette of childhood’: Sadie Levine on her imaginative artwork

Sadie Levine, Con-Ed '23, has been expressing herself through playful, dreamlike illustrations since she was in high school. Her work is driven by an expression of childhood memories reimagined in her sketchbook.Continue...

Poem: Unspoken Words

I have to thank you for dancing on tables

In the basement of Brock.Continue...

Brian’s Record Option shares tales from quarantine

Quarantine is nothing new to Brian Lipsin, who had to close his beloved record shop for nine months in 2018 after a flood destroyed a third of his stock.Continue...

‘How the West Was Won’: nana. talks new EP

Nana, CompSci ’21, worked on his new EP every day for six months.Continue...

Friends of The Screening Room raise over $100,000 for local indie theatre

The Kingston community recently rallied together to save beloved independent movie theatre, The Screening Room.Continue...

During pandemic, Kingston FrameWorks helps artists enter global market

Colin Morris, who runs the framing business his father started in 1982, believes COVID-19 has helped rather than hindered artists who sell their work.Continue...

Author Steven Heighton releases Cohenesque single

Eleven years ago, award-winning author and Queen’s alum Steven Heighton almost lost the ability to speak. Now, he’s releasing an album.Continue...

‘You don’t want your baby to be ugly’: Sam Kaiser on success of new EP

Sam Kaiser , ArtSci ’22, released a single last November called “Good Things,” an apt title considering it skyrocketed to three times more streams on Spotify than his next most popular song.Continue...

‘These families lost everything’: Nazi art theft, an overlooked part of the Holocaust

“Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture,” wrote Beatnik poet Allen Ginsberg.Continue...

Writer-in-Residence Kaie Kellough talks heritage, ancestry, and experimentation

Kaie Kellough is renowned for the richness of his writing and his ability to weave narratives together across time and place. After winning the 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize and the 2020 QWF Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, Kellough is now the 2020-21 Writer-in-Residence at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s student launches artistic clay business

Cristina Foschia first discovered her love for artwork through her mother.Continue...

Justin Nozuka talks dreamy, psilocybin-inspired single

“I see no reason / to hold back these feelings,” sings R&B artist Justin Nozuka in his latest track, “summer night o8,” written and performed under the psychedelic influence of psilocybin.Continue...

Commentary: The art of adapting literature to television is strategic

Adapting books to television is not a new phenomenon, but in the past couple of years, the popularity of series based on bestselling novels seems to be heightened.Continue...

Reelout launches online Queer Film Festival

Film promotes advocacy and change while allowing people to escape the struggles of everyday life. Reelout, a local Queer film festival, harnesses these powers of film to foster a sense of community among LGBTQIA2S+ filmmakers while giving individuals a platform for their voices to be heard.Continue...

Riley Michaels talks new single ‘Turn Off the Lights’

Before the pandemic, Riley Michaels could often be found playing in bars, soaking up the energy from people having a drink and dancing after a long week. Now he realizes it’s easy to get caught up in work and forget to spend time with the people who matter most.Continue...

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