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Canadian artists welcome Queen’s class of 2023

This year’s orientation week mystery concert gave first-year students—including me—a good indication of the raucous, fun-filled futures we face here at Queen’s.Continue...

BFA student has high hopes for fourth year

The final year of university can be daunting for students, but for Alexa Bjerknes, it’s a time of hopefulness.Continue...

The 10th Annual Kingston Multicultural Arts Festival draws hundreds

This past weekend, Kingston residents were able to experience food, drink, and art of cultures from all over the globe, all without leaving the cityContinue...

Artsy outings for students this September

Art After Dark Friday

September 27, 7–10 p.m.

Indulge your inner art critic with this free evening tour through downtown Kingston’s art galleries and businesses.Continue...

Barefoot in the Park sets high bar for Domino’s new season

To kick off their 67th season, the first play on Domino Theatre’s new bill is a toast to fresh beginnings.Continue...

Existere in the ARC missed the mark

This year, Existere’s annual orientation week performance was relocated from Grant Hall to the ARC, which might be the reason for much of the audience leaving before the actors finished their show.Continue...

Former Journal editor talks mental health in memoir

Former Queen’s Journal editor in chief Anna Mehler Paperny’s debut memoir is a deep dive into depression and the way our society fails to address it effectively.Continue...

Northern Canadian artwork travels south to Kingston

Cape Dorset prints are famous for depicting Northern Canadian landscapes and lifestyle, but they’re rarely shown in their original form in Southern Ontario.Continue...

Driftwood Theatre rolls into Kingston

Driftwood Theatre’s 25 th annual Bard’s Bus Tour is stopping into Kingston to show audiences a new way of enjoying Shakespeare.Continue...

Student’s documentary charts story of perseverance

From her start making movies as a kid on her family’s desktop computer, Natasha Tennyson (ArtSci ’19) has never lost her love for storytelling.Continue...

Kick and Push takes theatre on a tour of the town

In its fifth year alone, the Kick and Push theatre festival has taken off, expanding into a month-long celebration of Kingston’s vibrant culture and history.Continue...

Therese Greenwood retraces Fort McMurray wildfire in new memoir

Three years after the Fort McMurray wildfire, local author Therese Greenwood keeps the fire alive in the minds of Canadians with her new memoir.

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Cirque du Soleil skates through Kingston

The circus arrived in Kingston with the scrape of skates as Cirque du Soleil performed Crystal, their first-ever ice show.Continue...

Union Gallery accused of mistreating student artists

In a signed letter, BFA alumni say Union Gallery is unsupportive and disrespectful to student artists.Continue...

FoldA blazes a new trail for digital theatre

Kingston’s very own Festival of Live Digital Art burst onto the stage last year with its innovative integration of digital technology into theatreContinue...

Tom Savage’s personal evolution through his musical career

Tom Savage shows just what Kingston artists are made of at the 11th annual Homegrown Live Music Festival. On May 4, local bars, art galleries, and restaurants overflowed with patrons who came out to...Continue...

Giselle brings death-defying love story to Grand Theatre stage

Ballet Giselle proves the enduring attraction to stories of love, betrayal, and forgiveness. On May 1, the Great Russian Ballet performed Giselle at The Grand Theatre. Giselle...Continue...

Studio 22 exhibits celebrate famous artists of the last century

In its latest exhibits, Studio 22 highlighted two artists’ strengths through stark contrast between the neighboring exhibits. For the month of May, Studio 22 displayed two series by vastly different...Continue...

Agnes attendees invited to talk about sex

On display until December 1, Let’s Talk About Sex, bb—guest curated by Carina Magazzeni and Erin Sutherland—focuses on questions of sexual identity, orientation and expression. This exhibit features...Continue...

Agnes Etherington Art Centre welcomes a fourth Rembrandt

Through the patronage of Alfred Bader’s son, the Bader Collection continues to grow.

On Friday, May 3, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre revealed a new painting to the public, Head of...Continue...

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