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What’s open and closed for Easter weekend 2021

A second pandemic Easter weekend is here. In KFL&A we are still under the Section 22 Class Order, prohibiting gatherings of over five people, indoors or out, but it doesn’t mean we can’t connect with loved ones over the telephone or online. The City reminds us that visiting in person

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‘Artists are Essential’ – Kingston Arts Council urges support for artists

Kingston Arts Council (KAC) is asking the Kingston community to support artists during this long pandemic, and beyond. The organization says the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the global community, and its impact on our arts sector has been extensive and heartbreaking.  Over the last year, Kingston’s artists – despite their

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Former MPP Sophie Kiwala seeking Liberal nomination for 2022

Former Kingston & the Islands Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Sophie Kiwala announced this week that she hopes to run again in 2022. Kiwala served as Liberal MPP from 2014 to 2018 under Premier Kathleen Wynne, taking over from long-running Liberal MPP John Gerretsen. Kiwala needs to earn the Liberal

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Paved Paradise 2020: Call for submissions reflecting ‘what makes Kingston unique’

For the third year, the City of Kingston is once again planning a ‘Paved Paradise’ project, a temporary public art exhibit right in the heart of the downtown core. The Paved Paradise project debuted in 2018, and this year, the City is looking for submissions that will “help make the

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Hall Monitor: Green Partnerships

Kingston City Council held meeting number 27-2019 (Agenda) on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2019. During the meeting, they endorsed a new housing benefit program, heard remarks from the new Queen’s University principal, and began work into new climate project funding ideas. The evening opened with a presentation from Jan MacDonald of

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Sister City student art exchange comes to Kingston

The City of Kingston is set to welcome a delegation from one of its sister cities, Scottsdale, AZ, this month. The cities recently kicked off their 25th anniversary of partnership with a special exhibit, the Sister City Teen Art Show, which saw artwork produced by Kingston students from the Limestone

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Pool (No Water)

Pool (No Water) By Mark Ravenhill About The Play: A famous artist invites her old friends to her luxurious new home. For one night only, the group is back together. But celebrations come to an abrupt end when the host suffers an horrific accident. As the victim lies in a

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Tett Center shows Kirk Dunn’s The Knitting Pilgrim

  The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning will host The Knitting Pilgrim, a one-hour play co-written by Kirk Dunn and wife Claire Ross Dunn with the support of the Toronto Arts Council tonight at 8pm. Born in Kingston, Dunn is an actor, writer, corporate consultant, and knitter. The Knitting

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Kingston Arts Council announces launch of 2019 City of Kingston Arts Fund Program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 City of Kingston Arts Fund Program (CKAF), the Kingston Arts Council announced on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Administered by the Kingston Arts Council on behalf of the City of Kingston, a total of $587,000 in funding is available through the program, which

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Six Questions for Maddy Scovil

Maddy Scovil is a recent graduate of Queen’s University’s Drama, French and Education programs. She has been involved with community theatre since the age of 11 and is now the Artistic Director of Blue Canoe Productions. She is deeply passionate about creating opportunities for youth in theatre and helping to

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Top Five Things to See and Do in January 2018

Don’t let the polar vortex and sub-zero temperatures keep you from enjoying the best events in Kingston this month. We’ve scoured the local scene to curate our original top five things to see and do in January 2018. Bundle up, get out there and enjoy all that YGK has to

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