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Guide to The Limestone City Blues Festival 2017

The Limestone City Blues Festival is 20 years old! A favourite among Kingstonians and tourists alike, Bluesfest is a bittersweet time as it also marks the approaching end to summer, but what better reason to sing the blues? This year’s festival is as busy and jam packed as always with

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Guide to The 2012 Limestone City Blues Festival

The 16th annual Limestone City Blues Festival is fast approaching, and if you’re anything like me, you likely have a bit of a love-hate relationship with this massive weekend celebrating blues music and southern-inspired food. We love our local Blues Fest because we can enjoy four days of lively performances

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Most Anticipated Summer Events in Kingston

Looking at the long list of spectacular events that take place over the course of the Summer in Kingston, it’s no wonder why so many families, post-secondary students and tourists make an appearance on certain weekends. To say that there is a lot going on is an understatement, especially when

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Top Five Things to See and Do in Summer 2011

One of our first posts of 2011 was our new seasonal review of the top five things to see and do in Kingston. In our second edition, we will be looking forward and highlighting five of favourite, most anticipated festivals and activities, which you won’t want to miss during what’s

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Staycations in Kingston

First off, this week’s poll marks a momentous milestone for Kingstonist, as it’s the 50th time we’ve asked our readers to vote on a given topic of interest.  Over the past year we’ve registered your support on who you will vote for in the upcoming federal election, the best small

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Busk a Move

Kingston plays host to numerous notable festivals throughout the summer, including last weekend’s hugely successful Limestone City Blues Fest.  These events not only pack the streets, restaurants and stores with paying customers, but they also create an unmistakable buzz and elevate the spirit of the entire community.  In between the

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Guide to The 2010 Limestone City Blues Festival

Thankfully I don’t really have a whole lot of experience with the blues, which is to say that life is pretty good.  That said, I truly appreciate great rhythm and blues music whenever I hear it.  From August 26th to the 29th, Kingston will once again play host to some

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5 Things to See and Do Before the End…of Summer 2010

I don’t want to be a buzz kill here, but did you realize that there’s only 20 days left until Labour Day.  That’s right, you have less than one month to clear off the bucket list before the kids (or you) go back to school.  Without further ado, and in

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Summer Plans in Kingston

With just over two weeks to go, schools will soon be a fading image in many people’s rear view mirrors.  I certainly do not miss those endless days spent in the classroom at this time of year, trying to stay still, calm and focused during the home stretch. There was

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The Delta Highway Experience

Weekends frequently pass like molasses for most teens in Kingston. As a local teen, I understand that there are an outstanding number of events publicized via Facebook now-a-days, hence there is no excuse to miss extravaganzas such as the Limestone City Blues Festival. This past weekend, I ventured downtown to

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Friday Foto

TGIF! It gives me absolutely no pleasure to remind you that this is the last weekend of August, which marks not only the return of students to classrooms, but also falling leaves and cooler temperatures. Last week, we endured consecutive days of stifling heat, while this week we had to

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Guide to The 2009 Limestone City Blues Festival

Next week is the 13th annual Limestone City Blues Festival. The music will be spread throughout downtown, both indoors and out, while the opening night will feature a show at the K-Rock Centre. As a Kingston musician who likes to think she can play the blues, I will give you

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