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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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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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The Skeleton Park Community Songbook: Sheesham and Lotus with The CFB Vimy Band

The Skeleton Park Community Songbook is an outstanding community arts project slash fundraising initiative, which involves collaborations featuring professional musicians and various community organizations. We here at Kingstonist have been tremendous fans of this project, while we’ve featured nearly every sheet of the songbook, in no particular order: David Francey

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Guide to March Break in Kingston in 2011

In case your kids haven’t reminded you, March Break is but a few days away. Kids throughout the Limestone District School Board are presently sitting in class watching the clock, and counting down to a week where they’ll be free from finger painting and standardized testing.  If you’re like many

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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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Apple Crisp Music Series

Come check out the Apple Crisp Music Series on Tuesday, March 4th. The show will be hosted by CBC’s Alan Neal and will be recorded for the new Friends of Skeleton Park CD. Not sure what I’m talking about? A group of dedicated local musicians and music lovers have worked

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