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Modern Fuel to resume in-person exhibits

Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre is reopening to the public at 12 p.m. on Friday, Jul. 16, 2021, as part of Stage 3 of the Province’s Roadmap to Reopen plan. Modern Fuel, a long-running cultural non-profit group, provides a gallery space for exhibition purposes, but also develops innovative ways to support

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In-person exhibits open at Modern Fuel later this spring

New exhibitions are in the works at Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre. Canadian artists Logan MacDonald, Michael Amar, and Jacquelin Heichert will be exhibiting their work from Saturday Mar. 20 to Sunday, May 8, 2021. Modern Fuel, a long-running cultural non-profit group, provides a gallery space for exhibition purposes, but also

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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 Art Galleries in Kingston

With March Break starting tomorrow, now seems like a good time for us to take a close look at the many art galleries in Kingston. While we usually make museums and galleries a key part of visiting other cities, we often find ourselves neglecting the great artistic and historical offerings

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Top Five Things to See and Do in January 2017

Happy New Year!  With your holiday hangover in mind, this month we’ve set out to curate a well-balanced collection of easy going and entertaining activities to help you recover from the silly season. Let’s face it, we survived family, friends, festivities, the roads, shopping and are overdue for some well-deserved

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Guide to The 2015 Skeleton Park Arts Festival

The Skeleton Park Arts Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and we couldn’t be more excited! The 10-day solstice celebration’s line up is as impressive as ever, which is why it’s one of our top five things to see and do in Kingston this month. In addition to

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#ygkChallenge: Celebrate The Arts

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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Guide to The 2014 Skeleton Park Arts Festival

It’s time once again for The Skeleton Park Arts Festival.  The festival, now in its ninth year, has expanded to join forces with The Kingston Jazz Festival and also features other artistic genres such as film, theatre and visual art.  The festival begins this Friday and will run for a

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New Modern Fuel Show Makes the Mundane Sacred

One of the final shows being held at Modern Fuel’s current space before the move to the Tett Centre later this summer is Martina Muck’s installation Memory. It’s a beautiful show, highlighting—quite literally—the innate sacredness of everyday objects. The show consists of twenty-two vessels that range from near garbage (a

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Guide to Holiday Entertainment in Kingston in 2013

I think it’s safe to say that most of us are now in the holiday spirit, getting our last bit (or first bit…) of shopping done, doing our baking and getting our decorations up.  Now is also a great time to make plans to get out and take in some

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Guide to Culture Days 2013

Next week Canada will celebrate our 4th annual Culture Days – a weekend-long celebration of culture that takes place from coast-to-coast.  Culture Days is a collection of events created by artists and organizers who have volunteered their time and talent to share their craft through free public activities.  Thousands of

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