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Top Five Things to See and Do in Spring 2014

Looking outside, it’s hard to believe spring arrived well over two weeks ago.  The dirty snowpack and wretched ice are still hip deep in the darkest corners of our yards, while trusty furnaces continues to churn out glorious heat on those bone-chilling nights. With warmer temperatures slowly revealing what use

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Kingston Symphony Welcomes New Musical Director Evan Mitchell

The Kingston Symphony Association has just announced the appointment of Evan Mitchell as its new Music Director and Conductor. Mr. Mitchell, currently Assistant Conductor of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, is considered one of Canada’s most innovative young conductors. He recently completed a residency with the Vancouver Symphony and served as the

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Beat Beethoven

After living in Kingston for nearly 8 years, I have never been available to take in the Beat Beethoven fundraiser for the Kingston Symphony Orchestra. Fortunately, I made it down to City Hall today where Kingston’s finest musicians played Beethoven’s Symphony No.3, while runners attempted to complete 4 and 8km

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He moves pretty fast for a dead guy

The Beat Beethoven Run has been an exciting event for the Kingston community for the past fourteen years. Every year, community members participate in an 8km run or 4km walk from City Hall with the goal of returning before The Kingston Symphony has completed Beethoven’s 50-minute 3rd Symphony. The event

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