Arts

Union Gallery reopens to pay homage to local art community

After closing to the public on Sept. 4, Union Gallery finally welcomed art lovers back through their doors.Continue...

Ken Yates bares all in new album’s revealing lyricism

For Stone City Ales’ first show in their ongoing concert series, the restaurant was host to an intimate performance by Canadian singer-songwriter Ken Yates.Continue...

Art After Dark festival brings attention to local art and businesses

Back again for the second time this year, community event Art After Dark will set up in shops downtown to bring local art to Kingstonians.

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Kingston takes a trip around the world with Culture Days

If you want to see a wide array of art from multiple cultural backgrounds, there’s no need to leave the city this weekend. It can all be found in the heart of Kingston.Continue...

Annual writers’ festival makes literature local

Back again for its eleventh year, the Kingston WritersFest is setting up shop downtown for five full days over the next week.Continue...

The Glorious Sons head home for historic performance

Richardson Stadium was host to thousands of fans this weekend for The Glorious Sons’ show, titled “Our Little Piece of Work.”Continue...

Breanna Gordon finds her passion in painting humanity’s downfall

What started as a passionless pursuit of technical art skills for Breanna Gordon (BFA ’20) has turned into a labour of love during her years at Queen’s.Continue...

Cinemon stop into Musiiki on first-ever Canadian tour

Though Michał Wójcik and Jakub Pałka have been writing and playing music together for almost 14 years, this is the first year they’ve been able to embark on a Canadian tour.Continue...

The Isabel Bader Centre supports aspiring local musicians

Kingston is already a regular artistic hub, but this month, thanks to the YGK Emerging Musician Competition, aspiring musicians might be the ones getting all the attention.Continue...

Queen’s alum signs two-book deal for sci-fi series

When Liselle Sambury (ArtSci ’13) set out to pursue a career in linguistics, she never expected to end up with a marketing job in Northern Ontario with a book deal and a burgeoning fiction-writing career.

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On the Count of None examines reality through a surrealist lens

Allison Chisholm’s book On the Count of None is the culmination of years of hard work and random flashes of inspiration.Continue...

Alt-frosh film screening set to shed light on migrants’ rights

This week, members of the Queen’s community will have the opportunity to join an event aimed at breaking down social barriers and unifying people despite their differences.Continue...

Honest Heart Collective talk hometowns and new horizons

Growing up in secluded Thunder Bay, the members of The Honest Heart Collective attribute their perseverance to their industrial hometown’s hardworking spirit.Continue...

Rockin’ the Big House pays tribute to The Hip

A historic Kingston jail was host to thousands of The Tragically Hip fans this weekend for the Rockin’ the Big House charity concert.

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Studio 22’s newest exhibits blend nature and music

Coinciding with the Kingston WritersFest happening Sept. 25 to 29, Studio 22 is exhibiting a work that blends the visual and the literary arts.

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Dumpsters to decorate campus this Sustainability Week

This Sustainability Week, Queen’s campus will be colourfully decorated with environmentally themed paintings on an unlikely canvas—dumpsters.Continue...

Queen’s BFA grad talks environmentally conscious art practices

BFA graduate Claudia Zilstra’s artistic work shows that environmental consciousness is applicable to every discipline.Continue...

Maritime band Walrus talks new album, new tour, and new sound

With their dreamy, synthesized rock sound and drifting vocals, Nova Scotia’s Walrus is coming into their own.Continue...

Art about town: September

Rockin’ the Big House at Kingston Penitentiary

September 14th at 6:00 p.m.

The gates of the Kingston Penitentiary open for their first-ever public concert in support of United Way Kingston. Headstones headline with special guest Tom Cochrane.

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Canadian artists welcome Queen’s class of 2023

This year’s orientation week mystery concert gave first-year students—including me—a good indication of the raucous, fun-filled futures we face here at Queen’s.Continue...

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