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Lotus Shaker rocks The Toucan

Lotus Shakerbrought live entertainment to the Toucan every Monday night of the month of October, playing a mix of originals and covers as part of a tradition the band started in 2018 they dubbed “Roctober.”Continue...

Bryn Blackwood shines in piano solo at the Isabel

Bryn Blackwood has arrived on the scene—and in Kingston—as a rising Canadian musician.Continue...

Daniel Romano celebrates the possibilities of live performance

For Daniel Romano, the magic of live performance is all about spontaneity.Continue...

Carter and the Capitals' first time in Kingston

An Edmonton-based band is reaching the Limestone City this week, bringing with them their debut full-length and self-titled album.Continue...

The Pariahs reunite after 1980s heyday

When The Pariahs (Arts ’89) get onstage for sound check, instant shouts of excitement roar from the packed crowd. Then comes the first strum of an electric guitar.Continue...

Infotourist’s political rage spurred album on US election

Infotourist’s newest album shows what happens when intense political aggravation and artistic expression collide.Continue...

Colten Boushie documentary tackles racial tension on the Prairies

The latest film from award-winning Cree filmmaker Tasha Hubbard, nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, debuted in Kingston this Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the Screening Room as a special presentation from the Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF).Continue...

Johnnetta Cole addresses the elephant in the room

Last week, educator Johnnetta Cole visited Kingston to share the need for museums in the modern world to engage with controversial issues and tackle the notion of institutional representation.Continue...

Queen’s Reads brings focus and feeling to refugee crisis

When two-year-old Alan Kurdi’s death received global attention, the conversation about the Syrian war took on a new tone—and his aunt, Tima Kurdi, was a large part of that shift.Continue...

Queen’s prof nominated for Governor General’s Award

Armand Garnet Ruffo’s life has always been marked by treaties.Continue...

Blur captures movement and relocation through photography

Toronto-based artist Sandra Brewster chronicles movement through Blur , a photo exhibit on display in the Agnes now.Continue...

Aestrid returns to Kingston to play The Toucan

Coming to Canada on tour from the Netherlands, Aestrid calls Kingston its “second home.”Continue...

Adrian Chalifour finds joy in life changes

Though Adrian Chalifour got his start in his local church, it was never where he saw himself long-term.Continue...

Former Queen's students capture climate anxiety with band Funeral Lakes

Queen’s alumni Chris Hemer, ArtSci ’17, and Sam Mishos, ArtSci ’17, reveal the spirit behind their music, which is equal parts hope and sorrow, as they use songs to protest the Canadian government’s lack of action on climate crisis.

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Good vibes, good music, and the Good Lovelies to hit The Spire

Ontario-born folk-country trio the Good Lovelies pride themselves on their feel-good sound and genre-mashing music.Continue...

Brood & Bloom captures the light after darkness

Kingston’s own Kasador came back this week for a surprise concert celebrating their debut album.Continue...

Long Range Hustle comes back to Kingston with Town

Long Range Hustle brings its Town tour back to Kingston on Oct. 4 to perform at the Mansion fresh off the heels of their first West Coast tour.Continue...

Strange Breed sets the stage for LGBTQ+ representation in rock music

Vancouver-born alt-rock garage band Strange Breed will stop into Kingston with their debut album this week.Continue...

Kingston steals the show on set of Murdoch Mysteries

This Monday, television show Murdoch Mysteries brought Kingston back in time to 1907 with period costumes, vintage cars, and horse-drawn carriages.

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