Arts Archive: 2018

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...

Modern Fuel spring exhibits unusual, yet effective

Running until Apr. 28, Modern Fuel is showcasing two unique exhibits tackling all too familiar social issues like gender identity and environmentalism.Continue...

Clairmont The Second’s declaration of independence

Juno nominee Clairmont The Second’s unconventional beats, provocative lyrics and self-production are uncompromisingly independent.Continue...

Queen’s needs more public art

Walking around campus, it’s clear to see our school has an embarrassing lack of public art.Continue...

Queen’s Students on Broadway hit ‘Home’

From March 22-25, Queen’s Students on Broadway’s Harmless Little Home questioned if a person can really return to their roots.

The musical introduces Eloise, a city lawyer...Continue...

Steven Heighton closes out campus reading series

On March 26, author and alumnus Steven Heighton returned to his literary roots with a reading in Watson Hall as a part of Queen’s Reading Series.Continue...

Queen’s hosts first Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival

From March 20-28, the Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival (DIFF) hosted a tour of world cultures from Queen’s University International Centre (QUIC) Hall in the JDUC.Continue...

Union Gallery exhibit uses art to explore the creative process

Course of Action , Union Gallery’s most recent exhibit, makes art out of an artist’s challenging creative process.

Although not thematically linked, the works in the exhibit...Continue...

Reuben and the Dark finds the bright side

Despite Reuben and the Dark taking stage at the Grad Club this Saturday and many times prior, their frontman never planned on being a performer.Continue...

Queer Songbook Orchestra’s musical “Resilience”

On Mar. 20, the Queer Songbook Orchestra (QSO) delved into the often-overlooked musical contributions of the LGBTQ community.Continue...

‘Down There: Prism’ heals through performance

This past weekend, Down There: Prism presented a hopeful collection of experiences to a sold-out run in the Rotunda Theatre.Continue...

Afrofuturism raises money for Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDs Strategy

On Saturday night, the Queen’s African Caribbean Students’ Association (ACSA) 2018 Culture Show turned to the future to raise money for the Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy (OAHAS).Continue...

Plays “Botticelli” and “Sodom” go back to the past

Taking the stage at the Isabel Bader Centre from Mar. 22 to 25, Botticelli in the Fire and Sunday in Sodom is a double bill that brings the past straight into the modern age.Continue...

Selling art in the age of the internet

In the era of the internet, the typical local arts store is tasked with providing their customers with more than just an interesting inventory if they want to succeed.Continue...

‘Armstrong’s War’ play explores human side of trauma

Playing at The Grand Theatre until March 25, Armstrong’s War presents a one-act, two-person play about a wheelchair-bound young girl and a physically and mentally scarred soldier....Continue...

Photography and art magazine Blanc launches new issue

When Nunna Worku left Queen’s in 2016, her goal was to turn Kingston into her canvas.Continue...

An introduction to Kingston’s zines

On Mar. 10, the Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre hosted the works of local artists, writers and ziners who were united by their alternative artistic sensibilities.Continue...

The filmmakers behind With This Ring

Ameesha Joshi and Anna Sarkissian presented a documentary almost a decade in the making to a crowd at the Isabel Bader Centre on Monday and Tuesday.Continue...

Portraitist Karel Funk named Koerner Artist-in-Residence

Karel Funk brings over a decade of experience to Ontario Hall as this year’s Koerner Artist-in-Residence.

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A bash for Botticelli, a soirée for Sodom

On Tuesday night at The Mansion, student production company Capstone Collective raised money for the plays Botticelli in the Fire and Sunday and Sodom , opening later this month at the Isabel.Continue...

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