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The Tragically Hip’s Paul Langlois on Saskadelphia, Lake Fever Lager, and playing with Feist

Even though The Tragically Hip is no longer touring or writing new material as a band, 2021 has been a busy year for Rob Baker, Johnny Fay, Gord Sinclair, and Paul Langlois. In February, Strippers Union (fronted by Rob Baker and Craig Northey) released their third album, The Undertaking. The

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Kingston’s Tragically Hip drop new album, Saskadelphia

Who would have thought, after the passing of Gord Downie, that the Tragically Hip would be releasing a new album? Well that’s just what they’ve done with Saskadelphia – a collection of previously recorded tracks that didn’t make the cut back in 1990 while the band was creating their second

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Grade 6 class revisits ‘The Secret Path’ during significant memorial week

When grade six teacher Sarah Howard decided to show the animated film ‘The Secret Path’ to her students on Orange Shirt Day, she didn’t expect to embark with them on a month-long project. The 60-minute video combines the music of late Canadian music legend Gord Downie with the illustrations of

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Holmberg sounds off on new audio venture

Kingston’s Aaron Holmberg has worked on some of Canada’s most iconic records. As the house engineer at The Tragically Hip’s fabled Bathouse Studios in Bath, Ont. for nearly 15 years, he ran the boards for The Hip, Bruce Cockburn, The Trews, Sam Roberts, and Jill Barber, to name just a

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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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Save the date: Breakwater Park official grand re-opening in late July

The anticipated re-opening of one of Kingston’s most beloved lakeside parks is fast approaching – and well in time for residents to enjoy the park this summer. The City of Kingston has just announced that the official grand re-opening of Breakwater Park will take place on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2018.

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Top Headline in Kingston in 2017

In a few short weeks the ball will drop as we clink glasses and usher in another new year. As we look back on the year that was, how will you remember 2017?  There was certainly a lot to celebrate this past year, which saw Canada commemorate its 150th, and

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Paul Coffey Talks The Tragically Hip During Rogers Hometown Hockey

Rogers Hometown Hockey made it’s second stop in recent years to Kingston this past Saturday and Sunday.  The two-day hockey festival included a live broadcast with hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone, as well appearances by Don Cherry, and former NHL superstars: Paul Coffey, Brad May, Bernie Nicholls, Dave Reid,

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Kingston Remembers Gord Downie

Since his passing on Tuesday night, people have flocked to Kingston’s Market Square to pay homage to The Tragically Hip’s lead singer Gord Downie. On Wednesday evening, a tribute was held in his honour with hundreds of people gathered to light candles, sign a memorial book, make donations to the

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#ygkChallenge: Honour Gord’s Legacy

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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