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Top Five Things to See and Do in December 2015

Earlier this week we unwrapped our highly anticipated annual Guide to Holiday Entertainment, featuring nearly two dozen of the city’s most colourful concerts, parties and sing-a-longs taking place during the festive season.  However, as you well know, there’s more than just candy canes, red-nosed reindeer and sleigh rides when it

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#ygkChallenge: Support Local Arts

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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Ticket Giveaway: KSO Symphonic Spooktacular

This Saturday, October 31st, The Kingston Symphony will perform their first ever Halloween concert.  The Symphonic Spooktacular will include performances from The Kingston Symphony as well as The Kingston Choral Society, and rumour has it there will be some special guests gracing the stage as well. While not always a

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Top Five Things to See and Do in October 2015

The flocks of tourists have been replaced by droves of students. It’s getting darker earlier, and cooler by the day.  And to top things off, wretched Christmas decorations have already started to clutter department store shelves.  It must be October!  I for one welcome the arrival of October, mostly because

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Most Anticipated Events in October 2015 in Kingston

The last time I wrote a post like this one, we were looking ahead to August and I was somewhat reluctant to think about summer’s end.  This week marks the first day of fall and this time, I’m going with it.  Partly because I love fall, partly because, as great

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Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2015

The patios are hopping, the gardens are blooming and the temperatures are steadily rising in our favour.  June is two days away, which means that the end of another school semester and glorious summer vacation are now in sight.   As we look forward to the summer solstice (aka the longest

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Most Anticipated Events in June 2015 in Kingston

Today is the first unofficial holiday of the Summer: Victoria Day!  That likely means your coolers are fully stocked, the grill is prepped, and you’ve got big plans to hang out with friends and family and reminisce about surviving another wretched winter.  The arrival of Victoria Day also means that

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7th Birthday Contest Winners

Monday, March 2nd was Kingstonist’s 7th Birthday! As we do every year, we wanted to take this occasion thank you, our loyal readers and followers, for your ongoing support.  We asked you to comment, Tweet and share our posts on Facebook for a chance to win one of five awesome,

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Kingstonist’s Big Birthday Contest

Next Monday marks Kingstonist’s 7th birthday!  Whenever our birthday rolls around, Harvey and I take time to reflect on the ways in which Kingstonist has changed, grown and flourished over the years.  It’s always amazing to look at what we’ve accomplished and to note that none of it would have

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Kingston’s Top Headline From 2014

Well, here we are, just over two weeks away from a new year. That means it’s time to take a look back at the headlines that made 2014 memorable in YGK. We began the year with one of the most brutal winters Kingston has seen in a long time. Thankfully

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Kingstonist’s Guide to Holiday Entertainment 2014

As always, there are plenty of ways to get into the holiday spirit in Kingston over the next few weeks.  From entertainment-filled local shopping events to plays and choir and orchestra concerts, there is something for everyone.  Have a look at our guide and start planning your holiday entertainment today.

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Six Questions for Evan Mitchell

There are a lot of changes in store for The Kingston Symphony this season, which kicked off with a bang two weeks ago with an incredible performance of Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique and Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto at the brand new Isabel Bader Centre.  In addition to the new hall, which

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