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Kingstonians invited to get creative for #MyDoorYGK

The Union Gallery and Skeleton Park Arts Festival are inviting Kingston residents to create works of art in front of their homes in a city-wide community art initiative. Inspired by ‘Next Door: A Skeleton Park Neighbourhood Art Project,’ organizers are asking participants to share their work using the hashtag #MyDoorYGK

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Large crowd comes out in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Around 800 Kingstonians gathered in McBurney Park on the evening of Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020 in solidarity with the Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC) who have died by the hands of police in Canada and the United States. According to Black Luck Collective’s Facebook page, the vigil was

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Kingston Police seek three men in robbery investigation involving cyclist

Kingston Police have released the descriptions of three suspects involved in the attempted robbery of a female cyclist. The female victim was followed and approached by the male suspects numerous times while cycling in downtown Kingston. According to Kingston Police, the incident began at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug.

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Charity walk aims to raise funds to provide much-needed Dog Guides

  The only thing better than a nice walk in the spring is a nice walk in the spring that raises funds for an important cause — and an upcoming event offers Kingstonians the opportunity to do just that! Kingston will be hosting the 2019 Pet Valu Walk for Dog

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‘Great things can come out of a setback’ – Local arts community rallies around young poet following vandalism of public poetry installation

They say the pen is mightier than the sword, and those in Kingston’s arts community are proving that as they push forward to “create a positive out of a negative” after a public poetry installation was destroyed by vandalism. As part of a Skeleton Park Arts Festival initiative, young poet

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Spotlight YGK: October 19 edition

  “Oh look, another glorious morning. Makes me sick!” – Winifred Sanderson, Hocus Pocus This Week … TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC: Rich Aucoin @ BluMartini https://www.facebook.com/events/287782615144586/ Ghetto Express @ The Toucan https://www.facebook.com/events/187498872144553/ Beta 58’s, Artificial Dissemination, The Massacre @ Inner Harbour Tattoo https://www.facebook.com/events/550487222070036/ Kill No Albatross // Chasing Amber, Hot Knives,

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Scenes from the 2017 Skeleton Park Arts Festival

The 2017 Skeleton Park Arts Festival is behind us and, two days later, we’re still basking in the glow that this free annual summer fest brings with it. Five days of arts programming began last Wednesday evening with an opening reception at Elm Cafe for Métis artist Onagottay, followed by

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#ygkChallenge: Skeleton Park Arts Festival 2017

The #ygkchallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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Best Park for a Picnic in Kingston

Summer is finally here, and that means it’s finally time for nibbling and sipping tasty treats in the glorious, great outdoors. While patios are a big draw for many, an equally popular and affordable alternative is picnicking. With so many outdoor gems available to us, finding the best park for

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Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2017

This month’s list of great things to do in Kingston is chock-full of arts and culture based events with a little bit of sports thrown in for good measure. If you love to read, run, listen to a symphony, take in some local theatre or catch some great live music,

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Top Five Things to See and Do in October 2016

With the arrival of fall comes cooler weather, a deluge of pumpkin spiced things and a tendency to hide under flannel and binge watch Netflix.  Although those glorious dog days of summer are now behind us, let’s not lose sight of the fact that there are plenty of reasons to

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