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#ygkPlaylist: July 2016

From one month to the next, the #ygkPlaylist shines the spotlight on local bands and musicians.  Unfortunately, we often don’t have enough room on the playlist to include all the great music that comes our way, and so, many deserving musicians wait in the wings.  Therefore it’s fitting that this

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Guide to The 2016 Skeleton Park Arts Festival

The 2016 Skeleton Park Arts Festival marks the festival’s 10th anniversary, and we couldn’t be more excited about its return to a more grass roots model! The 5-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

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#ygkPlaylist: June 2016

This month’s #ygkPlaylist is a celebration of The Skeleton Park Arts Festival, which takes place Wednesday, June 22nd – Sunday, June 26th 2016. The festival takes place at various venues around the Skeleton Park neighbourhood showcasing a wide and unique array of local arts including music, dancing, porch jazz, artisans,

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Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2016

With the arrival of June, the end of another school year is in sight for elementary and secondary school students, and the latest phase of the Big Dig will soon be behind us.   While summer does not officially arrive until June 20th, Kingston has already begun to ratchet up the

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The Skeleton Park Community Songbook: Rueben deGroot with the Grad Club

Last year, we proudly featured a majority of the songs released as a part of the Skeleton Park Community Songbook, a collaborative project paring 12 Kingston community groups and local professional musicians. The songbook not only reflects the rich diversity of the local community but it also encourages Kingstonians to

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Apple Crisp Compilation Number 5

Just over a month ago, I was reminiscing about TV Desserts, a fantastic series produced for the Apple Crisp Musical Video Club featuring local talent including P.S. I Love You, The Gertrudes, and Sheesham and Lotus, just to name a few.  As the folks behind the popular video series have

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Friday Foto

From one marathon to another.  I haven’t had an entire weekend off since early September, so I am truly looking forward to the next few days as I will be far away from the shackles of my office. That said, this long weekend comes at a price, as we’ll likely

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