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Art is integral to Black Lives Matter: a conversation with Dr. Kristin Moriah

While social media activism is surging in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, art can be more crucial to the Black Lives Matter movement than Instagram stories.Continue...

Bader Centre teams up with CBC Music to host online cello competition

In response to quarantine measures, the Bader Centre teamed up with CBC Music to broadcast its Cello Competition online.Continue...

Balancing media consumption with artistic production

In the digital age, it’s easy to conjure up reasons not to make art and a lot harder to call yourself
an artist.Continue...

Skeleton Park Arts Fest adapts to COVID-19 with ‘Next Door’ exhibit

Rather than let the pandemic overwhelm them, the artists of Skeleton Park let COVID-19 inform their work in this year’s “Next Door” exhibit.Continue...

Queen’s alumni teach and perform comedy online with Second City

During quarantine, Queen’s alumni Garrett Rodman (Arts ‘05) and Carly Heffernan (Arts ‘07) have moved comedy troupe Second City’s classes and improv shows online.Continue...

Isabel Bader Centre hosts online Summer Music Festival

Although quarantine measures remain in place, people can still tune in to Isabel music shows from the comfort of their homes.Continue...

The Agnes goes digital

In response to quarantine measures, the Agnes Etherington Art Centre expanded its online content, enabling the public to safely enjoy the art from home.

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Queen's students use art to cure quarantine blues

Although quarantine measures have many students feeling trapped, some Queen’s students are staving off feelings of anxiety or boredom by turning to art as a form of self-therapy. Continue...

Remembering our favourite arts events from Volume 147

From Cirque du Soleil’s stop into the Leon’s Centre over the summer to the annual Froid’Art Festival, to a lowkey night meeting friends to listen to jazz at Musiikki, this year was full of high-quality art.Continue...

The Wilderness connects with fans via livestream

The Wilderness has proven there’s nothing more rock-and-roll than caring for yourself and others.Continue...

COVID-19 forces cancellation of end-of-year gallery

After a year of hard work, excitement, and preparation, Queen’s Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) majors have had to cancel their much-anticipated final art show.Continue...

Queen's Players decide to cancel winter show

Queen’s Players’ winter sketch comedy show, The Tonight Showhemian Rhapsody: An Evenin’ wif the Big Fab Woolf, was set to open this Wednesday, March 18.Continue...

Social distancing, but make it artsy

Last Friday, Queen’s halted classes and transitioned to online courses to minimize the spread of Coronavirus. With students returning home and social distancing recommendations in effect, campus arts events are in peril.Continue...

Dan Studio Series switches it up with Lost & Found

Lost & Found helped audiences forget their troubles last week through lighthearted humour and extraordinary creativity.Continue...

Queen's alum talks first book, Different Beasts

With a new take on scary stories, Queen’s alum Joel McConvey, known professionally as J.R. McConvey, shows that people might be scarier than your classic monster.Continue...

Elizabeth Greene is a champion for women writers

Ever since 1969, Elizabeth Greene has been amplifying women’s voices in literature.Continue...

Chris Morris takes listeners to the heart of folk music

Chris Morris used to be the man backstage: a concert promoter trying to get bands to play gigs. 10 years later, he’s become the performer instead.Continue...

Sarah Slean and Hawksley Workman navigate humanity through song

Hawksley Workman and Sarah Slean have enjoyed successful careers in the Canadian music scene for more than two decades.Continue...

Vogue Charity Fashion Show celebrates unity

More than 10,000 hours of work went into this year’s Vogue Charity Fashion Show (VCFS), estimates Shayna Buckle (ArtSci ’20), one of three creative directors behind the production.Continue...

The Great Unwashed to play for the masses

While The Great Unwashed’s name may raise a few eyebrows, this four-piece Kingston band is making a name for themselves, revamping old hits for modern dance floors.Continue...

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