Arts

Steven Kostanski’s horror-comedy ‘Psycho Goreman’ filmed in St. Catharines

In the film Psycho Goreman, the titular monster was born on the planet Gigax, millions of lightyears from Earth. The movie was shot somewhere a little closer to home: St. Catharines, Ontario.Continue...

Queen’s Student Diversity Project shines spotlight on Black identities in fashion

For years, Black artists have been criticized for fashion choices that are now celebrated in the mainstream. Fatou Tounkara, ArtSci’21, is challenging that narrative.

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‘Citizen: An American Lyric’ challenges readers with the reality of casual racism

Claudia Rankine’s voice is nothing short of transformational. Her volume, Citizen: An American Lyric , is a book-length poem which illuminates the uncomfortable reality of Black citizens’ everyday lives.

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The Art of Clanny Mugabe

Biography

Clanny Mugabe is a second-year student in the faculty of Arts and Sciences. She’s currently majoring in English and would describe herself as heavily inspired...Continue...

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre reopens to the public

After Kingston moved back to the green zone, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre reopened to the public on Feb. 20with a maximum capacity of 41.Continue...

The Screening Room has reopened for business

“[It] feels good to be playing movies again,” Wendy Huot, owner of The Screening Room, told The Journal. Continue...

Danielle Hope Edwards: gospel-inspired sound and the healing power of music

Edwards’ two recent singles are infused with love.Continue...

Documentary at Kingston Canadian Film Festival highlights history of trans icon Billy Tipton

Billy Tipton’s reputation as a talented jazz musician was altered by the media when he died in 1989. Now, co-directors Chin-Yee and Joynt are setting the record straight.Continue...

‘I love the colour palette of childhood’: Sadie Levine on her imaginative artwork

Sadie Levine, Con-Ed '23, has been expressing herself through playful, dreamlike illustrations since she was in high school. Her work is driven by an expression of childhood memories reimagined in her sketchbook.Continue...

Poem: Unspoken Words

I have to thank you for dancing on tables

In the basement of Brock.Continue...

Brian’s Record Option shares tales from quarantine

Quarantine is nothing new to Brian Lipsin, who had to close his beloved record shop for nine months in 2018 after a flood destroyed a third of his stock.Continue...

‘How the West Was Won’: nana. talks new EP

Nana, CompSci ’21, worked on his new EP every day for six months.Continue...

Friends of The Screening Room raise over $100,000 for local indie theatre

The Kingston community recently rallied together to save beloved independent movie theatre, The Screening Room.Continue...

During pandemic, Kingston FrameWorks helps artists enter global market

Colin Morris, who runs the framing business his father started in 1982, believes COVID-19 has helped rather than hindered artists who sell their work.Continue...

Author Steven Heighton releases Cohenesque single

Eleven years ago, award-winning author and Queen’s alum Steven Heighton almost lost the ability to speak. Now, he’s releasing an album.Continue...

‘You don’t want your baby to be ugly’: Sam Kaiser on success of new EP

Sam Kaiser , ArtSci ’22, released a single last November called “Good Things,” an apt title considering it skyrocketed to three times more streams on Spotify than his next most popular song.Continue...

‘These families lost everything’: Nazi art theft, an overlooked part of the Holocaust

“Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture,” wrote Beatnik poet Allen Ginsberg.Continue...

Writer-in-Residence Kaie Kellough talks heritage, ancestry, and experimentation

Kaie Kellough is renowned for the richness of his writing and his ability to weave narratives together across time and place. After winning the 2020 Griffin Poetry Prize and the 2020 QWF Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, Kellough is now the 2020-21 Writer-in-Residence at Queen’s.Continue...

Queen’s student launches artistic clay business

Cristina Foschia first discovered her love for artwork through her mother.Continue...

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