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An insight into the eye behind MUSE

When I first met Abigail Conners, she greeted me with a wide smile — and I understood why so many students feel comfortable sharing their personal stories in her magazine.Continue...

Theatre technicians, not theatre rejects

Technicians are all failed actors — or at least that’s what I keep hearing.Continue...

Podcasts for the keen listener

Two years ago, I spent my summer as a solitary barn worker caring for 30 horses. My days were 10 hours long and devoid of human company.Continue...

Reading as an act of performance

The Agnes’ exhibition With You and Others features art in the form of books.Continue...

A concert with a cause

Campus pub Clark Hall was packed Saturday night for MEDLIFE’s second annual “Concert for Change,” which featured a mix of local bands and out-of-town talent.Continue...

Harlequin vs. hero’s journey: “chick lit” trivializes good literature

Many of my favourite novels — books that made me laugh, cry, and envy the ability of the author — have been forced into tight genres like “chick lit” and “airport fiction” simply because they happen to be written by women.Continue...

Focusing on student filmmakers

In just three days, students participating in the annual Focus Film Festival must conceptualize, write, shoot, direct and edit a short film.Continue...

Young Rival kicking off Ontario tour in Kingston

Young Rival is returning to Kingston on Jan. 27 to give us a taste of their new psychedelic sound.Continue...

Giller Prize winner speaks at the Agnes

The Agnes Etherington Art Centre’s foyer is packed, and there’s a light hum of anticipation as the audience waits for author André Alexis to take his place behind the podium.Continue...

A calendar of Kingston's winter film festivals

Kingston’s winter months are warming up to a series of exciting upcoming film festivals.Continue...

Excetera explores the Queen’s experience

Excetera IX opened on Friday night to a packed house at Grant Hall with an evening of hilarious and heartfelt sketches about the Queen’s student experience.Continue...

The unique style of designer Leigha Stiles

Leigha Stiles’ artistry began in her childhood with the playful creation of paper clothing designs.Continue...

2016’s most anticipated Canadian page-turners

Most people write down a list of resolutions and goals as a way of ringing in the new year. Some clean out their closets, while others sit down with their loved ones to reminisce.Continue...

Crowdfunding for creative freedom

Almost all Indie bands aspire for two things — financial freedom and creative freedom — and independent crowdfunding has made both readily available.Continue...

Darkness and grit at this year’s Reelout

In roughly two weeks’ time, Kingston’s Reelout Film Festival will premiere its opening feature — the start of a week-long festival that promises to be markedly darker and grittier than previous years.Continue...

Shakespeare meets sci-fi

I rarely delve into the realm of science fiction, but Emily St. John-Mandel’s novel Station Eleven has given me reason to reconsider.Continue...

Student actor and playwright sets the stage for a prolific career in theatre

There aren’t many Queen’s students who can rightfully call themselves professional theatre artists, and although Sean Meldrum doesn’t always admit to it, he’s one of the few.Continue...

A preview of the Agnes' winter exhibition

Located at the heart of Queen’s campus, the Agnes is showing another set of brilliant exhibitions that blend the new and the old.Continue...

Indie publishers and self-publishing: the future of authorship

As the literary marketplace becomes increasingly digital, self-publishing authors and smaller independent publishers may soon eclipse big publishing moguls.Continue...

Canadian albums to stay tuned for in 2016

The past year has brought phenomenal Canadian talent to the forefront of the international music scene, and 2016 looks equally posed to impressContinue...

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