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The Juvenis Festival

The Juvenis Festival is a project of Blue Canoe Theatrical that began in 2016. Juvenis Kingston’s Youth Arts Festival, one of only two youth arts festivals in all of Canada! Juvenis showcases the talented #ygkyouth ages 30 and under. This 11 day-long festival gives young people an opportunity to act,

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Top five things to do in Kingston this weekend

With it being the summer, there’s just so much going on in Kingston that it’s hard to limit our ‘Top five things to do’ lists to once a month. This weekend (Friday, July 20 to Sunday, Jul 22, 2018) is packed with great things to see and do, so we

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Six Questions for Maddy Scovil

Maddy Scovil is a recent graduate of Queen’s University’s Drama, French and Education programs. She has been involved with community theatre since the age of 11 and is now the Artistic Director of Blue Canoe Productions. She is deeply passionate about creating opportunities for youth in theatre and helping to

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Top Five Things to See and Do in January 2018

Don’t let the polar vortex and sub-zero temperatures keep you from enjoying the best events in Kingston this month. We’ve scoured the local scene to curate our original top five things to see and do in January 2018. Bundle up, get out there and enjoy all that YGK has to

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Guide to Holiday Entertainment in Kingston 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season in Kingston! Today’s guide offers up a wide range of events from musical and theatrical performances to holiday markets, crafting opportunities and snowy outdoor exploration. Have a look and you’ll see

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Top Five Things to See and Do in December 2017

I often go into the holidays kicking and screaming. Not because I don’t love the holiday season but I’m just not a fan of how things seem to get started earlier and earlier every year. It seems like Christmas is being shoved down our throats while our pumpkins are still

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Ticket Giveaway: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton’s classic story, The Nightmare Before Christmas, will come alive on the small stage of the Baby Grand on December 7th. The show is a part of Blue Canoe Productions’ Songs and Spirits series, which incorporates story elements from the 1993 film with a focus on the musical score

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Top Five Things to See and Do in August 2017

As August lurks around the corner, we realize the bittersweetness of knowing that we’re halfway through summer. But fear not! There is still plenty of summer fun to enjoy in ygk. Narrowing down a list of the Top 5 Things to See and Do in August was tricky. We couldn’t

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Top Five Things to See and Do in May 2017

Spring is in the air in Kingston! The patios dotting our downtown are once again bustling with activity, weary students are shuffling into new digs, and the panic-inducing clouds of midges are choking anyone who dares to venture within 3 blocks of the waterfront.  With the city’s event calendar is

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#ygkChallenge: Juvenis Festival

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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