Arts

Stories and poems perfect for study breaks

Whether you’re an English major whose course load is slowly killing your love for literature or a psychology major drained from looking at statistics, here’s a list of short, reviving poems and stories to have open on a tab next to your Google Docs.Continue...

KCFF brings back live showings

Passionate film lovers who entered theatres at the Screening Room and the Isabel Bader Centre received the full in-person experience of the Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF).Continue...

Three Batman comics you should read

With the release of The Batman , the Caped Crusader has again emerged from the shadows to entertain audiences worldwide.Continue...

Said The Whale play The Mansion

Said The Whale played The Mansion on Mar. 10 as part of their cross-Canada tour.Continue...

‘Fight Night’ provides a comedic and youthful perspective on family

Canadian writer Miriam Toews’ Fight Night was released last August to immediate acclaim, climbing the national bestseller list onto the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist. Continue...

Video games are art, too

For far too long, video games have been critiqued differently than movies and TV shows despite having more similarities than differences—and it’s time we embrace them as art.Continue...

Jatiwangi art Factory’s ‘Lair’ brings collaborative music to Kingston

Jatiwangi art Factory (JaF) , an artistic collective from Jatisura, Indonesia, is bringing their music ensemble to Kingston for a micro-residency .

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Local artist proving ‘Kingston isn’t boring anymore’

Long-time local artist Francisco C.J. Corbett is launching a new t-shirt collection under the motto “Kingston isn’t boring anymore.”Continue...

‘The Common Thread’ puts Congo in the spotlight

Kingston-based artist Heather Haynes has joined with local production company Untold Storytelling to produce The Common Thread , a film about her travels to Congo.

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In good company: Tennyson King reflects on his musical journey

In touring his new album, Good Company, Canadian singer-songwriter Tennyson King is set to play Kingston’s Musiiki Café & Whiskey Bar on Mar. 17.Continue...

‘History is Rarely Black or White’ deconstructs the cotton industry

History is Rarely Black or White is an exhibition at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre deconstructing the cotton industry’s harmful colonial legacy through garments.Continue...

‘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...

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