Arts

‘Superhuman’ promotes empathy

“Superhuman” is a short story featured in the anthology Fresh Ink and written by Jamaican-American writer Nicola Yoon. The work explores intersectionality, prejudice, and humanity.Continue...

KFPL celebrates Black History Month

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) has partnered with Limestone District School Board to showcase local Black writers in an event called ‘Celebrating Black Creators: Readings of Poetry and Prose.’ Continue...

Remembering Chinua Achebe through ‘Dead Men’s Path’

Chinua Achebe was an exemplary Black writer best known for his 1958 novel Things Fall Apart . His short story “Dead Men’s Path” shouldn’t be missed.Continue...

The rise and fall of movie posters

The movie poster is a 27 inch by 41 inch canvas used to sell a potential viewer with eye-popping visuals, big names, and catchy slogans.Continue...

TVO Arts is de-mystifying art consumption

TVOntario (TVO) has launched TVO Arts , a new online platform to connect Canadians with art through short videos, interactive experiences, and educational guides.Continue...

Kingston Canadian Film Festival to offer virtual and in-person screenings

The annual Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF) is returning Mar. 3 to 13 with a new hybrid delivery method offering viewers virtual and in-person screenings.Continue...

Froid’Art exhibit returns in 3D

After taking a year off due to COVID-19 restrictions, Martello Alley’s annual Froid’Art exhibit has returned for its seventh year.Continue...

Union Gallery calling for proposals

In conjunction with their Feb. 8 reopening, Union Gallery is seeking proposals for a new project called From One Place to Another: Wandering Art. Continue...

A brief history of album art

There’s nothing quite like a great album cover.Continue...

ReelOut Queer Film Festival delivers diverse short films

ReelOut Queer Film Festival’s ‘Darling Buds of May’ is a collection of family-friendly shorts, offering fun watches for kids and nostalgic experiences for adults.Continue...

Brianne Franklin appointed Tett Centre director

The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning has appointed Brianne Franklin, ArtSci ’17, as their director.Continue...

‘The Skin We’re In’ challenges white supremacy

On Jan. 28, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted “#WelcomeToCanada” to greet immigrants and celebrate diversity.Continue...

Collages and conversation intersect in ‘Queer Kinship: Chosen Families’

Queen’s Collage Collective (QCC), Queen’s Reads, and Union Gallery have collaborated to deliver a night of art-making and thoughtful discussion at ‘Queer Kinship: Chosen Family’ , which will take place virtually on Feb. 2 from 6-8 p.m.Continue...

Omar El Akkad reflects on his writing journey

In November 2021, Queen’s graduate Omar El Akkad took home the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel What Strange Paradise. Continue...

Queen’s student releases poetry book

Becoming a published author as a young person can seem impossible.Continue...

Juvenis Festival looking for Kingston youth

The Juvenis Festival is back and recruiting Kingston residents aged 13-30.Continue...

23rd ReelOut Queer Film Festival promotes kindness and inclusivity

Kingston’s ReelOut Queer Film Festival is returning online from Jan. 27 to Feb. 7, delivering a variety of LGBTQ+ films to excited audiences.Continue...

New student-run theatre company arrives at Queen’s

In 2021, Queen’s formed student-run theatre company The Dan Exposition Series (DES), supported by the Dan School of Drama and Music.Continue...

Newly-formed collective highlights hidden artists

As Kingston’s housing crisis becomes increasingly severe, Kingston Hidden Artist Collective (KHAC) was formed to support local artists who are unhoused or in disadvantaged situations.Continue...

Queen’s South Asian Association plans virtual talent show

Queen’s South Asian Association (QSAA) is planning to host a virtual talent show in early to mid-February that will be run though their Instagram.Continue...

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