Arts

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...

BFA student has high hopes for fourth year

The final year of university can be daunting for students, but for Alexa Bjerknes, it’s a time of hopefulness.Continue...

The 10th Annual Kingston Multicultural Arts Festival draws hundreds

This past weekend, Kingston residents were able to experience food, drink, and art of cultures from all over the globe, all without leaving the cityContinue...

Artsy outings for students this September

Art After Dark Friday

September 27, 7–10 p.m.

Indulge your inner art critic with this free evening tour through downtown Kingston’s art galleries and businesses.Continue...

Barefoot in the Park sets high bar for Domino’s new season

To kick off their 67th season, the first play on Domino Theatre’s new bill is a toast to fresh beginnings.Continue...

Existere in the ARC missed the mark

This year, Existere’s annual orientation week performance was relocated from Grant Hall to the ARC, which might be the reason for much of the audience leaving before the actors finished their show.Continue...

Former Journal editor talks mental health in memoir

Former Queen’s Journal editor in chief Anna Mehler Paperny’s debut memoir is a deep dive into depression and the way our society fails to address it effectively.Continue...

Northern Canadian artwork travels south to Kingston

Cape Dorset prints are famous for depicting Northern Canadian landscapes and lifestyle, but they’re rarely shown in their original form in Southern Ontario.Continue...

Driftwood Theatre rolls into Kingston

Driftwood Theatre’s 25 th annual Bard’s Bus Tour is stopping into Kingston to show audiences a new way of enjoying Shakespeare.Continue...

Kick and Push takes theatre on a tour of the town

In its fifth year alone, the Kick and Push theatre festival has taken off, expanding into a month-long celebration of Kingston’s vibrant culture and history.Continue...

Student’s documentary charts story of perseverance

From her start making movies as a kid on her family’s desktop computer, Natasha Tennyson (ArtSci ’19) has never lost her love for storytelling.Continue...

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