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Support local women in business this Mother’s Day

Celebrating our second Mother’s Day during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t ideal. Women, especially working mothers, have been taking on more than their fair share of stress during this uncertain time. From leaving the workforce to care for their families during lockdown periods, to facing barriers to reemployment due to the

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Verbal victory: Prepping for your oral exams

Vibrant orange, red and yellow leaves have gently cascaded from the autumn trees, snow is beginning to blanket and brighten, and that can only mean one thing: Exams are coming. As your nervous system begins to ramp up in anticipation, you’ll probably find yourself having to deliver an oral presentation.

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The dark happy of Kris & Dee

Kingston pop-folk duo Kris & Dee discuss their new album, Browse Line, and the album release party this Sunday, November 10. Sixteen years ago, Canadian band The Pursuit of Happiness was wrapping a tour and, after years of record label troubles and declining sales, hadn’t made any future plans. Guitarist

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Fundraiser brings music and poetry together in support of Interval House

  At the heart of every community are the people and places that help those who need it most during difficult, uncertain times. Here in Kingston, Interval House is a place that does just that, offering emergency shelter and second stage housing, along with resources, to women, children, and youth

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Best of 2015: #ygkPlaylist for 2015

In March 2015, we set out to create a monthly mixtape featuring Kingston’s best and brightest musical talents.  The #ygkPlaylist was subsequently born, and over the past nine months we’ve worked tirelessly to highlight new and familiar releases from an unbelievable number of established artists and aspiring new acts throughout

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#ygkPlaylist: August 2015

This month’s #ygkPlaylist features a trio of local acts who will be performing at this weekend’s Wolfe Island Music Festival.  The festival officially kicks off this evening on the Main Stage with The Attic Kids performing at 8pm, while they’ll be followed by Daniel Romano and Elliott Brood.  Over at

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Top Five Things to See and Do in August 2015

There’s so much going on in Kingston during the Summer, that it’s practically impossible to make it out and enjoy it all.  We could easily suggest 50 or 100 things to see and do around the city in August, but we continuously strive to develop a short list of absolute

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Live at The Option with Megan Hamilton

Live at The Option is an emerging video series by Kingston Punk Productions, which features intimate performances in one of the city’s smallest, most unlikely venues. “The Option” being Brian’s Record Option, the ever-popular and forever-enduring downtown record shop, which was established in 1980 at 381 Princess. The iconic shop

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The Skeleton Park Community Songbook: Megan Hamilton and the Kingston Community Midwives

It’s been nearly one year since we last featured a page from the Skeleton Park Community Songbook. In case you need a refresher, the Skeleton Park Community Songbook is an arts project slash fundraising initiative, which has amassed over a dozen musical collaborations pairing local professional musicians with various community

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