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Soul Shakedown and Pecha Kucha: Just Dance!

Soul Shakedown parties are one of my favourite events in Kingston.  Shakedowns bring people together to raise funds for organizations doing social justice work and groups that challenge the status quo of neoliberal capitalism and colonization.  Kingston DJs spin music of all genres from funk, soul, Latin and Brazilian to

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Where’s the Party?

Happy New Year Kingstonist readers!  I hope you’ve all had a great holiday.  Harvey and I have enjoyed some much needed time off, and although I’ll miss these slow, lingering mornings, I’m looking forward to getting back into the groove on Monday. So, let’s get right to it.  What did

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Friday Foto

Happy Friday everyone. For those of you who are wondering about today’s featured photo, it shows off one of the many colourful yarn bombs that have been dropped in downtown Kingston over the past few months.  The first yarnstorm that caught my attention was at Skeleton Park, where one of

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Friday Foto

Happy Friday everyone!  Ugh, who am I kidding, I have to work all weekend…yep, we’re in full swing now (it’s OCTOBER!) and that means, for me, that weekends are not really breaks anymore.  But who am I to complain?  Work for me means doing a concert tonight with The Swamp

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Friday Foto

It’s been a busy week for protesters in Kingston between the controversial Poker Run and the Prison Farm cattle removal.  It’s incredible to see people who care so much about our city and who are willing to put themselves on the line to show it.  Prison Farm protesters, we are

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Friday Foto

Call it wishful thinking, but I think that scenes such as the one captured via today’s Friday Foto will soon be upon us.  In comparison to present conditions along Kingston’s waterfront, the only thing that’s really missing from this photo are the thick clouds of those small black flies.  What

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Friday Foto

Have you had a chance to catch your breath yet?  Over the past two weeks, Kingston has been bustling with some rather significant events, specifically Reelout 11, Feb Fest 2010, and now CFRC’s Annual Funding Drive.  With Valentines and Family Day on the horizon next week, it will only be

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