Arts Archive: 2018

Remembering Kim Renders

On July 17, beloved teacher and theatre trailblazer Kim Renders passed away.Continue...

The Circus comes to town

Hanging from chandeliers and jumping on the bed are usually frowned upon—but Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo made an exception on July 4.Continue...

Queen’s Players presents Poonanji: Welcome to the Gamestop

I’ve always known one thing: if I was trapped inside a video game, I wouldn’t be entirely sober.Continue...

Lightfoot steps on stage at Massey Hall one last time

Gordon Lightfoot took the stage at Massey Hall for the 40th year in a row this Canada Day, an honour fit for an artist who has been writing songs about this country for the last 60 years.Continue...

Latest novel by Queen’s Alum falls short of expectations

Mysterious plane crashes, doppelgängers, and shady business transactions are a perfect recipe for a science-fiction classic, but Timothy Taylor’s latest novel misses the mark.Continue...

Wild times for Wild Rivers

Wild Rivers has one wish: they want to take charge of time.Continue...

Ramna Safeer saves self with poetry

When Ramna Safeer ArtSci ’18, first opened the email telling her that her book was going to be published she thought there was a mistake.Continue...

Alias Grace brings Kingston to the small screen

When Sarah Polley was 17, she asked Margaret Atwood for the rights to turn her historical fiction novel Alias Grace into a TV show—Atwood said no.Continue...

CanLit on Campus: Ondaatje searches for identity in Warlight

From Canadian poet and novelist Michael Ondaatje comes Warlight— a case study of self-discovery at the height of Cold War secrecy.

After their parents disappear, Nathaniel and...Continue...

Point-counterpoint: Renaming art as reconciliation?

The recent renaming of Emily Carr’s painting Church at Yuquout Village is controversial, but has spurred discussion about reconciliation in the art world.

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Swapping gender in Shakespeare

On June 7, the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning hosted a production of Shakespeare’s Henry V that put a twist on the original.Continue...

Community Calendar: July

Animal illustrations tell human stories

From June 19 to July 14 at Studio 22, author and illustrator Wallace Edwards is displaying his creative process as a cycle of ups and downs, propelled by his boundless energy to brainstorm ideas.

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Annual arts festival brings life to Skeleton Park

From June 20 to 24, Skeleton Park was transformed into a creative outlet for dozens of art forms ranging from paintings to poetry, music and handcrafted jewelry.Continue...

Queen’s alum puts face to refugee crisis

Weaving together historical fact, psychological insight and her own imagination, The Boat People is Sharon Bala’s award nominated first novel.Continue...

Novel captures innocence in wartime

Tassos Anastassiades’ first book is an unconventional glimpse into growing up in German-occupied Greece through the eyes of a naïve child.Continue...

What's happening this month

Dwayne Gretzky time travels into Ale

On May 18, with crimped hair, colourful shirts, and killer dance moves, Dwayne Gretzky brought the ‘90s back to Ale House.Continue...

New tour, new MONOWHALES

MONOWHALES have found their distinct alt-pop sound — now they’re going to put it to the test on May 31 at the Mansion.Continue...

Cabaret’s timely take on 1930s Berlin and today

Stepping into a nightclub may provide an escape from social justice issues, but only for a moment.Continue...

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