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The Festival of Live Digital Art shines worldwide spotlight Limestone City

FOLDA is much more than livestreaming of shows happening across the globe. The innovative concepts embraced by the festival creators is sure to intrigue live theatre enthusiasts and techies alike. This year’s festival is an entirely online event that runs from Wednesday, Jun. 9 to Sunday, Jun. 13, 2021. It

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Three Canadian theatre companies join forces to produce Creative Catalyst program to support Indigenous and Black creators

The Creative Catalyst program is a new collaboration of three Canadian theatre companies, Black Theatre Workshop (BTW), Native Earth Performing Arts (NEPA), and the Thousand Islands Playhouse (TIP). The program supports the works of emerging Indigenous and Black playwrights.  NEPA is Canada’s oldest professional Indigenous performing arts company, supporting the

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The Juvenis Festival

The Juvenis Festival is a project of Blue Canoe Theatrical that began in 2016. Juvenis Kingston’s Youth Arts Festival, one of only two youth arts festivals in all of Canada! Juvenis showcases the talented #ygkyouth ages 30 and under. This 11 day-long festival gives young people an opportunity to act,

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SLC presents virtual performances of two family-friendly musicals

April is Musical Theatre Month at St. Lawrence College (SLC). The Music Theatre Performance program is presenting two family-friendly musicals, Drama 101 and Going Under. Both performances explore the joy, challenges, and connections between high school students, according to a release from SLC. And, in keeping with pandemic safety measures,

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Thousand Islands Playhouse back for 2021, virtually and in-person

The Thousand Islands Playhouse will be returning to the stage for the 2021 summer season, including a new virtual option for those who can’t attend, or may prefer it. The group cites some forward-thinking back in 2004 when the Firehall Theatre was purchased. That move allowed the theatre company to

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Thousand Islands Playhouse launches fundraiser amid cancelled season

For the first time in 38 years, the Thousand Islands Playhouse is cancelling their season. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Playhouse will not be welcoming the 45,000 visitors this year that they typically see annually. Because of this, and the inevitable loss to their ticket sales, Thousand Island Playhouse

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FOLDA brings online live performances to forefront during pandemic

For the third-year in a row, the Festival of Live Digital Art (FOLDA), one of North America’s largest online live performance festivals, is back. This year’s festival will be streaming from Kingston, Toronto, New York City, Montreal and Los Angeles from Wednesday, Jun. 10 to Saturday, Jun. 13, 2020.  Adrienne

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Get active this fall/winter with programs from the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston has released its 2019 Recreation and Leisure Guide with dozens of programs taking place over hundreds of sessions through the fall and winter months. With an age range of infant-199, and programs taking place across 8 different categories, there’s likely something being offered that will meet

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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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Live digital theatre festival returns to the Isabel this June

  The Festival Of Live Digital Art (foldA) will be returning to the The Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts from Wednesday, June 12 to Saturday, June 15, 2019. The four-day festival will be showcasing and exploring emerging digital performance techniques. Festival goers can attend headlining immersive performances such as

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Tett Center shows Kirk Dunn’s The Knitting Pilgrim

  The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning will host The Knitting Pilgrim, a one-hour play co-written by Kirk Dunn and wife Claire Ross Dunn with the support of the Toronto Arts Council tonight at 8pm. Born in Kingston, Dunn is an actor, writer, corporate consultant, and knitter. The Knitting

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Showtime on the elementary school stage

  It’s that time of year again when, families will gather into school gyms, and sit on those plastic chairs that are pulled out from underneath a dark and dingy storage caddy, to watch the youngest of their family perform on stage. It’s elementary school play season. For the last

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