Arts

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...

New art contest open to Kingston youth

The Sydenham District Association (SDA) is running an art contest open to youth in Kingston.Continue...

Carolyn Smart talks retirement and legacy

At the end of the 2020-21 year, long-time creative writing professor Carolyn Smart retired from teaching to focus on her family and personal work.Continue...

‘Grownup Storytime’ returns to KFPL

Kingston Frontenac Public Library’s (KFPL) ‘Grownup Storytime’ has returned to give adults the experience of being read stories—something many have missed since childhood.Continue...

Desi love stories for cold winter nights

A new wave of lockdowns means more time spent at home—both a boring situation and a privilege I’ve come to appreciate immensely.Continue...

Muse releases 23rd issue

The 23rd issue of Muse comes out Friday, Nov. 26.Continue...

Exploring the meaning of family in fiction

As a live-at-home Kingstonian, the end of exam season has always been awkward for me.Continue...

Queen’s Players deliver humour-filled night

The Queen’s Players cast, crew, and band gave a crowd of energetic students and alumni a night of laughter, live music, sketch comedy, and—of course—alcohol.Continue...

Queen’s professors win Panorama Award

On Nov. 17, Queen’s professors Karen Dubinsky and Susan Lord were awarded the Panorama Award from the Canadian Bureau for International Education.Continue...

Tett Centre hosting holiday-themed shows and sales

The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning is hosting several holiday-themed shows and sales, with most events running through Nov. 28.Continue...

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