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Theatre Kingston explores social justice struggles with The Meeting

Theatre Kingston has opened their different and distanced 2020-2021 season with a small cast production of The Meeting by Jeff Stetson. This play depicts a fictional conversation between Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr. at the height of the Civil Rights Movement, speaking on the social issues surrounding them

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Theatre Review – Peggy’s Song

Jim Garrard’s Peggy’s Song premieres at the Baby Grand on Thursday, Jan. 23 and runs until Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. I had the privilege to sit in on a dress rehearsal of the play, and I was astounded by the level of emotion brought to the stage by actors Lisa

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Live theatre takes over downtown Kingston

Get ready for theatrical performances to bring a new energy into the downtown core with shows happening in storefronts, parks, theatres… and some not-so-common performance locations. Two different downtown theatre festivals will be starting this week: the Kick and Push Festival and the Storefront Fringe Festival will both be launching

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Top five things to do in Kingston this weekend

With it being the summer, there’s just so much going on in Kingston that it’s hard to limit our ‘Top five things to do’ lists to once a month. This weekend (Friday, July 20 to Sunday, Jul 22, 2018) is packed with great things to see and do, so we

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Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2017

This month’s list of great things to do in Kingston is chock-full of arts and culture based events with a little bit of sports thrown in for good measure. If you love to read, run, listen to a symphony, take in some local theatre or catch some great live music,

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#ygkChallenge: Give Your Summer A Kick & Push

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: Theatre Kingston’s Hothouse

Theatre Kingston was founded in 1990 and has grown and developed into a professional theatre company in its 25 years.  During this time, the company has seen five Artistic Directors at the helm, each adding their own ideas and running new initiatives within the company.  Now, under AD Brett Christopher,

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Top Five Things to See and Do in February 2016

Thus far, Kingstonians have been spoiled (in a good way) by Winter 2016.  There’s been just enough spurts of snow for outdoor enthusiasts to get in a bit of skiing and snowshoeing, while conditions haven’t been so bad that the rest of us have had to go into hibernation.  Groundhog

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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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Most Anticipated Events in November 2015 in Kingston

School is well under way, pumpkins are being carved and the mercury was below zero this morning.  Fall is upon us and November will be here before we know it.  This week we’re taking a look at some of the events that will make this chilly time of year a

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#ygkChallenge: Check out The Kick & Push Festival

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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Correspondence Between E. J. Pense and Ambrose Small

The document above is correspondence between E. J. Pense and Ambrose Small discussing the contract between the City of Kingston and Small to supply and program the entertainment for the Grand Opera House here in Kingston. The story of Ambrose Small is a fascinating one indeed, having inspired a number

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