Guide to the 2015 Skeleton Park Arts Festival

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The Skeleton Park Arts Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and we couldn’t be more excited! The 10-day solstice celebration’s line up is as impressive as ever, which is why it’s one of our top five things to see and do in Kingston this month. In addition to the wildly popular, rain-or-shine, free […]

Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2015

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The patios are hopping, the gardens are blooming and the temperatures are steadily rising in our favour.  June is two days away, which means that the end of another school semester and glorious summer vacation are now in sight.   As we look forward to the summer solstice (aka the longest day of the year), we’re […]

Weekly Poll: Big Screen to Small Screen Movie Watching

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Harvey and I had a great time at Kingston Family Fun World this past Friday.  We got there early enough to do a few laps on the go-kart course, grab ourselves some popcorn at the concession and then hunker down for a couple of summer blockbusters. There are lots of ways to take in the […]

#ygkChallenge: Celebrate The Arts

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Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary. Consider this your official and […]

Guide to The Skeleton Park Arts Festival

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It’s time once again for The Skeleton Park Arts Festival.  The festival, now in its ninth year, has expanded to join forces with The Kingston Jazz Festival and also features other artistic genres such as film, theatre and visual art.  The festival begins this Friday and will run for a full week.  Check out our […]

#ygkChallenge: Go to the Kingston Canadian Film Festival

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Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary. Consider this your official and […]

Guide to the 14th Annual Kingston Canadian Film Festival

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The Kingston Canadian Film Festival is just around the corner! This year’s line up is as impressive as ever.  In addition to a huge list of feature films and local shorts, the festival also offers fun receptions where you can meet and mingle with filmmakers, guests, sponsors, volunteers, staff, and audience members.  Be sure to […]

Guide to Reelout 15

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Next week marks the 15th anniversary of Kingston’s Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival.  Reelout began as an offshoot of OPIRG Kingston in 1999.  Founder, Marney McDiarmid used the back room of 477, Kingston’s only gay bar, to screen films to see if our city could sustain a weekend long festival of LGBT themed films. Fifteen […]

Top Five Things to See and Do in Winter 2014

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While some may argue that hibernating is the only thing to do in Kingston during winter months, our latest installment of the top five things to see and do proves otherwise.  As someone who truly hates turning into a human-popsicle when I step outside, I can certainly sympathize with folks who prefer to stay indoors […]

Guide to Culture Days 2013

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Next week Canada will celebrate our 4th annual Culture Days – a weekend-long celebration of culture that takes place from coast-to-coast.  Culture Days is a collection of events created by artists and organizers who have volunteered their time and talent to share their craft through free public activities.  Thousands of events from art shows, readings, […]