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Guide to Holiday Entertainment in Kingston in 2013

I think it’s safe to say that most of us are now in the holiday spirit, getting our last bit (or first bit…) of shopping done, doing our baking and getting our decorations up.  Now is also a great time to make plans to get out and take in some

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Where to Discover New Local Artists

For Tony Cepukas, an up-and-coming sculptor and mosaic artist, breaking out on the Kingston art scene has a long time coming. With spot-on recreations of everything from Obama to the Blues Brothers, each expertly crafted with thousands of tile shards, Cepukas clearly has proven that he has artistic chops. In

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#ygkChallenge: Catch Some Live Music

Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out of the ordinary.

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Guide to ArtIgnite 2013

Friday, January 25th marks the beginning of 2013’s ArtIgnite. This wonderful arts festival is a collaboration of efforts between Queen’s University, St. Lawrence College, Downtown Kingston and The City of Kingston as well as numerous galleries and independent artists and musicians. The festival was conceived in 2009 and has grown

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Six Questions for Sleuth Bears

Sleuth Bears, a local, new-millenium grunge band is launching their début CD tonight at the Mansion, Parochial Youth. Meeting with vocalist/guitarist Neven Lockhead at The Brew Pub last night, I enjoyed a conversation riddled with artistic puns, music, and pop culture. This band is led by true artists, some Queen’s

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Friday Foto

Happy New Year!  I hope you had a fun and restful holiday.  I spent mine overindulging, to which I’m sure most you can relate.  I’m making up for it now with resolutions geared towards personal health and fitness.  I recently took up yoga and it has changed my life.  I

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Friday Foto

I am flying high this morning after an incredible evening celebrating the arts with other members of the community.  Last night was the Kingston Arts Council‘s Cultural Kaleidoscope.  Artists and arts related organizations set up displays and performed for art lovers of all kinds at The Renaissance Event Venue from

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Guide to The 2010 Skeleton Park Music Festival

The Skeleton Park Music Festival officially kicks off tomorrow night, with three consecutive evenings of fantastic entertainment prior to the main event this Saturday in McBurney Park.  Due to the popularity of last year’s festival guide received, we thought that it would be beneficial to outline SKMP 2010, specifically the

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Friday Foto

TGIF!  It’s been hectic week around the Limestone City thanks to Reelout and a slew of events associated with Feb Fest.  Earlier on in the week I wrote about my encounter with the Stanley Cup, which is the only Feb Fest event I’ve made it to thus far.  Luckily, some

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