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Reelout celebrates 22nd annual film festival in a digital format

The Reelout Queer Film Festival is launching their 2021 edition at the end of the month. Due to the pandemic, the festival will be entirely online this year, but organizers say this year’s festival will still represent 18 countries through short and feature length productions.  Between Friday, Jan. 29 and Monday,

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Top Five Things to See and Do in February 2018

We may be in the throes of the winter chill but there is plenty to keep us going throughout the month of February. If you’re a fan of the frost, FebFest and Froid’Art are for you. For those looking to warm up with some great entertainment or a yummy bite

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Most Anticipated Winter Events in Kingston

With the Santa Claus parade and Black Friday in the rear-view mirror, and December well under way, there’s no denying the inevitable: winter is almost here. While many of us hunker down, doing our best to stay warm and hide from the elements, there are also lots of Kingstonians who

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Guide to Reelout 15

Next week marks the 15th anniversary of Kingston’s Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival.  Reelout began as an offshoot of OPIRG Kingston in 1999.  Founder, Marney McDiarmid used the back room of 477, Kingston’s only gay bar, to screen films to see if our city could sustain a weekend long festival

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Top Five Things to See and Do in Winter 2014

While some may argue that hibernating is the only thing to do in Kingston during winter months, our latest installment of the top five things to see and do proves otherwise.  As someone who truly hates turning into a human-popsicle when I step outside, I can certainly sympathize with folks

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Most Anticipated Winter Events in Kingston

2013 concluded in dramatic fashion in Kingston as a segment of Williamsville was devastated by a massive fire, and then Limestone City was forced to endure a cataclysmic ice storm that rivaled the 1998 version in terms of city-wide damage. The aftermath is glaringly apparent two weeks later with impassable

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City of Kingston Arts Fund 2013 Grant Recipients Announced

The Kingston Arts Council and the City of Kingston are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 City of Kingston Arts Fund (CKAF) Grants. The Grants were awarded in two categories, Operating Grants and Project Grants. The 2013 CKAF totalled $519,000 and was proportionally divided 70 per cent for

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#ygkChallenge: Reelout Queer Film and Video Festival

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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