Arts

Queen’s varsity improv kicks off semester at the Mansion

The Queen’s Varsity Improv team presented their first performance of the semester, titled TrailerProv Boys , this past Tuesday night at The Mansion.Continue...

The Tale of a Town goes cross-country

The Tale of a Town delves into the lost culture of main streets across the country.Continue...

Reelout Queer Film Festival returns for 19th year

From Feb. 1 to 10, the Reelout Queer Film Festival wants you to see the world through a different lens.Continue...

Kingston Symphony presents Rachmaninoff and Beethoven

On Jan. 27 to 28, the Kingston Symphony performed the newest installment of their Masterworks Series ‘Rachmaninoff & Beethoven,’ directed by the symphony’s musical director Evan Mitchell. Under the leadership of Mitchell, the series has sold out for the last two years.Continue...

New Union Gallery pieces showcase thought-provoking talent

The Union Gallery’s opening reception of Ever Passing drew a large crowd on Friday night and presented uniquely personal artistic mediations on the concept of time.Continue...

Marjan Mozetich closes the Queen’s chapter of his career

On Jan. 21, The Isabel held a concert honouring Marjan Mozetich life’s work.Continue...

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...

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