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The sounds of the Wolfe: Day One

A mix of veteran attendees, past Island dwellers and acts from years ago congregated this weekend at the Wolfe Island Music Festival (WIMF), bringing the sleepy community of Marysville to life.Continue...

A testament to talent

What began as a dock party 14 years ago has now become one of the top Canadian music festivals.Continue...

Minimalism with some substance

Empty but refined, solitary yet comforting — Wish You Were Here: Interventions into Landscape, at the Union Gallery, blends minimalism with substance.Continue...

Singing themselves sick

Sometimes, it’s okay to judge an album by its cover. The Walkmen’s newest album Heaven is one of those cases.Continue...

Products to bring out the artist in you

Choosing the best smartphone applications can be a daunting process, especially if you want to conserve memory while making full use of the product. Some of us, if not all of us, also look for functionality and information.Continue...

Sting went back to bass-ics

Walking into the K-Rock Centre on Tuesday night was like entering a time warp.Continue...

Page turners for the summer season

We have all, at some point, promised ourselves a fruitful and educational summer of reading.Whether our reading list consists of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice or Harper Lee’s classic To Kill a Mockingbird, our student selves often resent the novels pushed on us from a course syllabus.Continue...

The SmART way

Through a unique bursary program, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre (AEAC) is helping nine youth push artistic boundaries at their art camp.Continue...

Tragedy meets trajectory

It takes a certain type of person to make a serious head injury positive. Jon Davis, a Montreal-based singer-songwriter and artist, did just that.Continue...

Drumming to unity

His eyes were closed, his hands beating his drum. Julian Gregory, the organizer of Kingston’s weekly drum circle, was immersed in
the music.Continue...

Going natural

Rural Canada has been the muse of many artists, yet its intrigue never seems to diminish. Such is the running theme within Keith Cornell’s Kingston exhibit, Into the Woods, at the Kingston Glass Studio and Gallery.Continue...

Students tackle Shakespeare

It only takes 20 minutes to understand how much Jackie Omstead loves her job.Continue...

The return of a rock and roll show

After 40 years of touring and simultaneously building a fan base, Fred Eaglesmith, Canadian alternative country musician, doesn't need any more surprises.Continue...

Sound of skeletons

Though it’s a chronological precursor to another Kingston music festival, Skeleton Park Music Festival gains recognition all on its own.Continue...

Awesome art, magical music, prominent plays

The Arts editors look back at the best the Queen’s and Kingston arts scene had to offer this yearContinue...

Marijuana madness

The cannabis debate of the 1930s gets an over-the-top and contemporary punch in the stage show Reefer Madness.Continue...

Molded by the road

Who wants a boring band T-shirt from a merchtable when you can get a candle shaped like the musician’s head?Continue...

Pulling out the stops

After an accidental summer hiatus, Sweet Jets are ready to launch their newest album.Continue...

Blooming beauty

Something in bloom is neither in conception nor its prime.Continue...

What We're Listening To

The Journal’s Arts team narrows down their list of the top 10 musicians we’ve interviewed this year and our favourite songs from each of them.Continue...

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