Arts

New exhibits are a modest attempt at a big idea

This January, Modern Fuel unveiled two new exhibits for the winter semester — Ritualia and Untitled (eyelids) .Continue...

First campus a cappella riff-off hits right note

On Jan. 23, the Queen’s a cappella scene held their first ever riff-off — a showdown for bragging rights between all four a cappella clubs on campus.Continue...

An introduction to immersive theatre

As three girls who have no acting experience, joining an immersive theatre workshop was probably the most out-of-character activity we could’ve chosen for our Tuesday afternoon.Continue...

Banff National Film Festival sells out Isabel

From Saturday to Monday, the Banff National Film Festival presented the extremes of adventure filmmaking to three sold-out audiences at the Isabel Bader Centre.Continue...

Kent Monkman on decolonizing art and history

Artist Kent Monkman delivered a talk on his exhibit “Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience” this weekend to a packed auditorium in Ellis hall.Continue...

Hellspawn delivers a refreshing take on war stories

Although typically fought between two nations, Hellspawn pitched a new twist to traditional war stories — a battle fought between man and emu.Continue...

Transference and the art of randomized storytelling

Transference challenges the notion that rehearsal is necessary to put on a successful show.Continue...

A completely uninformed tour of campus art

Whether you’re just beginning your time at Queen’s or preparing to graduate, you’ve probably felt the collective sigh that’s our campus’ public art installations.Continue...

Eryn Mccarthy faces the art world

Eryn Mccarthy has been drawn to faces ever since she was young — it all started with painting friends and family members.Continue...

Why #MeToo matters for Canadian theatre

It’s the age of reckoning for sexual predators in the arts.Continue...

“Can Artists Really Save the World?” panel has no easy answers

Some of the foremost names in Canadian contemporary art gathered in the Agnes Etherington Art Centre last Saturday to debate whether or not art could really save the world.Continue...

On branding: the downside of being an artist today

Focusing on defining one’s specific brand often forces artists to choose between financial security and free artistic expression.Continue...

'The Breadwinner' is an impactful lesson in the power of storytelling

On Saturday, the Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan organization presented The Breadwinner to a sold out crowd at the Screening Room.Continue...

New year, new Agnes

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is kicking off the new year with exhibits about the struggles of Indigenous people, women and quilters.Continue...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee sends-up the awkward years

Presented by Blue Canoe Productions and held in The Grand Theatre until Jan 21, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee , directed by Queen’s alum Maddy Scovil, is a funny, heartwarming love letter to prepubescence.Continue...

Arts in the winter semester

Slippery walkways, biting wind and the trek through snow and slush to lectures might make you want to hibernate, but don’t be fooled — Kingston is serving up lots to get excited for this winter season.Continue...

Agnes funding increases

Taking effect immediately, the Canada Council for the Arts has nearly doubled the Agnes Etherington Art Gallery’s funding from $105, 000 to $200, 000 annually for the next three years.Continue...

Theatre Count’s The Red Pen Series gives platform to budding playwrights

This past weekend, the Theatre Count group opened its production The Red Pen Series , written by Sarah Currie and Zach Closs and directed by Sam Lee. The show, which played in Theological Hall, consisted of two half-hour original one act plays connected by the common theme of authorship and writing.Continue...

Mackenzie Gregson brings tradition into the new millennium

Despite only being in her second year at Queen’s, Mackenzie Gregson already has her artwork on display at the Union Gallery.

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Arkells rise to first headlining-stadium tour

Arkells frontman Max Kerman wants you to do three things at their show: sing, dance and take care of each other.Continue...

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