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Music comedy duo offer mentorship to high school students pursuing the arts

High school students considering a future in the arts are being offered a unique mentorship opportunity by internationally-acclaimed music and comedy duo, Bridge & Wolak. Oftentimes when a musically gifted student is thinking about pursuing higher education, they tend to be steered away from pursuing their art in favour of

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The Festival of Live Digital Art shines worldwide spotlight Limestone City

FOLDA is much more than livestreaming of shows happening across the globe. The innovative concepts embraced by the festival creators is sure to intrigue live theatre enthusiasts and techies alike. This year’s festival is an entirely online event that runs from Wednesday, Jun. 9 to Sunday, Jun. 13, 2021. It

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Get ready for the 20th Kingston Canadian Film Festival

As Festival Director Marc Garniss points out, it’s not all that common to see a festival of any sort mark its 20th anniversary these days, but the Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF) right here in the Limestone City is doing just that. “Lots of festivals these days don’t seem to

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America’s Got Talent semi-finalist brings impressions and comedy to The Grand

Greg Morton has been in the comedy business for about 35 years, but after making it to the semi-finals on the most recent season of America’s Got Talent, his career has taken a huge step forward. “Since America’s Got Talent, I’ve been doing a lot of auditions,” said Morton. “Two

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Kingstonist’s guide to open mic nights

Kingston’s music scene is one of the best in the country, and a great series of open mic nights is crucial to the support of a healthy music community. It’s where many new musicians step on stage for the first time, and veteran musicians get to test new material and

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Local comedian stands up for mental health awareness

Local comedian Al Babcock is fighting mental health stigma with a night of local entertainment called ‘It’s All In Your Head’ taking place at the Grad Club at the end of the month. The event will feature performances from local comedians, spoken word artists, poets, and musicians, and be emceed

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2019 Kingston Buskers Rendezvous opens in downtown Kingston

The 2019 Kingston Buskers Rendezvous kicked off with the annual Fool’s Overture at the Renaissance Event Venue on Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2019. Teen ukulele trio Callback opened the evening with covers of contemporary songs. Thirteen year olds Annie, Lucy, and Clara all call Kingston home, and said that they were

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“The time has come” – Amherst Island Radio throws birthday party fundraiser

Thirteen years after launching, Amherst Island Radio is ready for a signal boost. “The time has come,” said Eric Tremblay, program director of the community radio station. “We’re applying to increase the broadcast radius to cover about four times the area we do now.” While Kingstonians in most of the

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Spotlight YGK: April 26 edition

  Get outta the rain and into the club. Wicked Awesome Shows to Check Out! BluMartini : Goldwing Album Release TONIGHT https://www.facebook.com/events/1054739348060779/ Sydenham United Church : You’ve Got A Friend : Music of James Taylor & Carole King TONIGHT https://www.facebook.com/events/581480805684921/ The Mansion : Seas w/ Tidecaller, Double Yeti TONIGHT https://www.facebook.com/events/271357800464083/ The Grand Theatre : Lisa Fischer

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Spotlight YGK: April 5 edition

    One week ’til Record Store Day. You’ve been reminded. This Week … TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC: Musiikki Cafe: Michael C Duguay (solo) w/ Alexandra Sullivan (5pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/411964172938300/ Stages: Scott Helman, Ralph, Myles Castello (530pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/264928687773035/ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill: Knuckle Hed (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/266081197645263/ BLUMartini: Elevation (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/2258151577568298/

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Spotlight YGK: March 29 edition

  It’s almost Stumbling Weather! And a very special ‘Welcome Home’ to Brian’s Record Option. xo This Week … TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC: Isabel Bader: Electric Circuits Festival (8pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/243799543204124/ Musiikki Cafe: BluesReel (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/373151323268703/ Clark Hall Pub: After Funk (9pm) https://www.facebook.com/events/2339270756124468/ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill: Chelsea Road (9pm)

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