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Music comedy duo offer mentorship to high school students pursuing the arts

High school students considering a future in the arts are being offered a unique mentorship opportunity by internationally-acclaimed music and comedy duo, Bridge & Wolak. Oftentimes when a musically gifted student is thinking about pursuing higher education, they tend to be steered away from pursuing their art in favour of

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Kingston Music Scene Year in Review 2019

The Kingston music scene got a nice kickstart to 2019, as the Kingston Live podcast launched its first episode on January 1.  Since then, they have produced 13 episodes, covering a variety of musical genres, along with all the major festivals, and a healthy handful of non-performing people in the

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Non-profit music venue launches fundraiser CD

The Embassy Live Music Cafe is a unique and cherished music venue in downtown Kingston, and this Saturday, they’re launching a compilation CD as a fundraiser for the non-profit venue. “The idea actually came from (Westport-based musician) Shawn McCullough,” said Travis Blackmore, founder and chair of Lionhearts Inc., the food

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Musicians emerge onto stage at The Isabel

This Friday, the six winners of YGK Emerging Musician Competition will demonstrate their musical skills in a showcase concert at The Isabel. Kingston-based musicians Sadaf Amini, Julia Finnegan, Michelle Kasaboski, Alex Mundy, Savannah and Michael, and Abby Stewart were announced in July as the finalists of the first edition of

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A night out in support of finding ‘a forever home for every animal’

Everyone loves a fancy night out, sipping champagne and enjoying some gourmet nibbles, but those nights are so much better when they’re in support of a good cause. That’s precisely why local real estate broker Jessica Hellard is hosting The Forever Gala at The Isabel in support of Kingston Animal

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Choir!Choir!Choir! to perform Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah as part of foldA

      Attention all Leonard Cohen fans! This just in! The Choir!Choir!Choir! performance on Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2019 as part of foldA at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts will feature the well-loved Canadian musician, songwriter and poet, as they invite the audience to become part of

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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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