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From pesto to pop playlists

Delicately brooding and lovesick, Stars has become the moniker of Canadian indie music. The quintet knows how to avoid stagnation while maintaining a distinctively “Stars” sound, blending dramatic themes with sweet melodies. The Montreal-based band is known locally for their intimate church shows, but next month they’ll be outdoors to headline the Wolfe Island Music Festival.Continue...

Subtely majestic

Local duo PS I Love You’s upcoming appearance at the Wolfe Island Music Festival will be a decidedly nostalgic homecoming.Continue...

Film facelift

The new owner of a local movie theatre is looking to attract students. Wendy Huot, a Queen’s University librarian, bought the Screening Room at 120 Princess St. this June. She said she’s hoping to add late-night screenings of horror and cult films to “encourage a different crowd and be a little
bit rowdier."Continue...

Rock & Roll Report Card

Reviews of the latest album releases from Death Cab for Cutie, Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi and City and Colour.Continue...

Fighting for fat

Queen's students, Margaret Donahoe and Gillian Good, premiered their short film Fat at this year's TIFF Student Showcase on May 26.Continue...

Brawn on the lawn

There are three life-sized sculptures made out of chicken wire on the front yard of 448 Bagot St. The spectacle is part of the Swamp Ward Window project that presents artwork in a location for people to pass by everyday and interact with in an unconventional way.Continue...

Far from fleeting

Journal staffers wanted to weigh in on all the hype surrounding the release Seattle-based sextet Fleet Foxes's highly-anticipated sophomore album Helplessness Blues.Continue...

Embroidering a history

Collecting Stories may be a current exhibit, but it has a long-standing history at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre.Continue...

A septet emerges

Over the summer, Union Gallery will showcase the work of seven new artists.Continue...

No more waitin’ and seein’

Carmen Townsend and her bandmates are touring Canada in a minivan this month and they’re looking for places to stay.Continue...

Melancholy magic

Adventure ensues when The Illusionist’s protagonist heads to Scotland after finding himself jobless.Continue...

One game to rule them all

Three virtual afficianados weigh in to kick off debate on the greatest video game.Continue...

Not new but worth a re-view

The arts editors weigh in on the highlights of the arts and entertainment scene in Kingston this past year.Continue...

Gastronomy philosophies

Luke’s on Princess St. has become synonymous with culinary adventure.Continue...

Essential to the scene

After months away touring their debut record, PS I Love You are returning to their home base for a gig at The Grad Club.Continue...

Who reviews the reviewer?

The Queen’s Rational Review aims to provide students with a way to familiarize themselves with high-level thinking and persuasive rhetoric.Continue...

Limestone pulls plug

The masses flipped the switch and filtered to Market Square to take in the fourth annual Kingston Unplugged concert featuring local 12-piece band The Gertrudes on Saturday.Continue...

Life is Biutiful

The story of a man on the road to redemption, Biutiful shows viewers the contradiction that darkness can light the way.Continue...

Fixating on intimacy

Live music performance and music video production company Wood and Wires have been turning heads with their ear-to-the ground ability to provide creative content.Continue...

Fragile magic

QMT aim to capture Hollywood charm in their latest endeavour, City of Angels.Continue...

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