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May 2018

Open Mic (All Ages)

Tuesday, May. 22 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Musiikki Café and Whiskey Bar, 73 Brock Street
Kingston, Canada

Musicians, poets and comedians are welcome to perform up to 3 songs or 12 minutes! Two mics and a PA are provided but any instruments or accompaniment are not provided.

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Opening Reception: without repair + Don’t Forget to Call

Wednesday, May. 23 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Union Gallery – main floor Stauffer Library, 101 Union Street West
Kingston, Ontario K7L 5C4 Canada

The Union Gallery is delighted to present without repair (Main Space), curated by robin mcdonald and featuring work by jon sasaki, evelyn ricky, tammy rae carland, benny nemerofsky ramsay, allison l. wade, and karilynn ming ho. In the Project Room, Nelly Matorina’s Don’t Forget to Call is a 7-channel video installation exploring mediated forms of communication. The gallery also introduces the newest installment of its Vitrine Project, Self(ish), curated by Leyla Chisamore. Self(ish) examines the situation of self and processes…

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Thursday Tours

Thursday, May. 24 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
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One event on Thursday, Jun. 21, 2018 at 12:15pm

One event on Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018 at 12:15pm

One event on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at 12:15pm

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 36 University Avenue
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Canada

These free, lunch-hour exhibition tours are available on a drop-in basis; make them a monthly ritual! The tour topics are: 24 May: The Art of African Ivory 21 June: Chris Kline and Yam Lau: Weave 19 July: Artists at Work: Picturing Practice in the European Tradition 23 August: Charles F. Gibson: Events of a Military Life in Kingston

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FREE Tour @ Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Thursday, May. 24 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
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One event on Thursday, Jun. 21, 2018 at 12:15pm

One event on Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018 at 12:15pm

One event on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at 12:15pm

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 36 University Avenue
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Canada

These free, lunch-hour exhibition tours are available on a drop-in basis; make them a monthly ritual! The tour topics are: 24 May: The Art of African Ivory 21 June: Chris Kline and Yam Lau: Weave 19 July: Artists at Work: Picturing Practice in the European Tradition 23 August: Charles F. Gibson: Events of a Military Life in Kingston

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Summer Kick-Off Influencer Party

Thursday, May. 24 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Innovate Kingston Town Hall, 623 King Street West
Kingston, ON K7M 2E7 Canada

Are you an influencer? Join us Thursday, May 24 in Kingston at 5:30pm for the official launch of the Open Door Media Influencer Program! *que confetti* Bring your selfie A game and come hang out with other amazing influencers, get all the deets on fab opportunities, snack on delicious food and show off some Insta-worthy swag from our sponsors Neutrogena, Midori and Card’s Bakery!

Free
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Adult Art Course: Acrylic Painting Studio

Thursday, May. 24 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 36 University Avenue
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Canada

An exploration of acrylic painting methods designed to engage all artistic levels. Artist Maureen Sheridan will guide participants through various studies in acrylic painting, including still-life, abstract and layered compositions. You will enjoy a balance of both instructional and individual time for experimentation using a variety of techniques. Materials Provided. Fee: $180, $150 members and students. INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY Since studying Fine Art at Queen’s University,  Maureen Sheridan has been painting professionally, being represented in various Canadian galleries.  Her art is in…

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Adult Art Course: Drawing from Art

Friday, May. 25 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, Jun. 8, 2018

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 36 University Avenue
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Canada

Delve into the tradition of drawing from original works of art in our galleries in this course for artists at all levels. Artist Nancy Douglas will lead participants through the fundamentals of drawing, while expanding appreciation of the works on view. Using a wide spectrum of pencil densities, this course covers value, composition, perspective, gesture, light and shadow, portraiture and rendering architecture. Materials provided. Fee: $180, $150 members and students. INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY Nancy Douglas is a freelance illustrator and fine artist…

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Meraqi Art Annex: Art After Dark

Friday, May. 25 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Stop in Friday May 25th for Spring Art After Dark, doors open from 7:00pm to 10:00pm! Artwork on display! Wearable Art Jewellery by Grace Tran, Pottery by Peggy Davidson, Mixed Media Paintings by Deana McConnell, Mosaic Glass Art by Bonita Bell, Wood Art by Lisa Morrissey, Artisan Soaps by Amanda Hsu, Watercolour paintings by John Shea and Sally Chupick, Oil Paintings by Jonathan Rice, Iron Art by Beautiful Blacksmith, Wood Art by Nicolay Savov, John Munro, Cameron Gunn and Peter…

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Wearable Art Series: Neoprene Mask Making

Saturday, May. 26 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning, 370 King St West
Kingston, ON K7L 2X4 Canada

As part of our Wearable Art Workshop Series, Calliope Collective presents facilitator Clelia Scala for a two day Neoprene Mask Making Workshop May 26 & 27, 2018! On day 1, you will learn design development, pre-sculpture prep, sculpture of the mask for neoprene, sculpture techniques, and tricks, master mold making, and pouring your cast. Day 2, we will have pulled your mask and will take you through different finishing options, including where to get supplies. You will complete this class…

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Limestone Genre Expo

Saturday, May. 26 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One event on Sunday, May. 27, 2018 at 10:00am

TBD,

A two-day author/book festival celebrating the best in Canadian genre fiction.

$45 - $60
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Music Lovers’ House Tour

Saturday, May. 26 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Various Venues, 200 Ontario Street
Kingston, Ontario

Come and tour some of the most interesting, well-designed, eclectic, and spectacular homes in the Kingston area. With the purchase of a passbook for $40, you will receive entrance into each home as well as a light lunch at one of the churches on the tour.

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Cantabile Choirs + Bicycle Opera Project: “The Heart Sings”

Saturday, May. 26 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The Spire: Sydenham Street United Church, 82 Sydenham St
Kingston, ON K7L 3H4 Canada

Cantabile Choirs are joined by one of the country’s most innovative young ensembles, the Bicycle Opera Project in ‘The Heart Sings”, a wonderful evening of musical theatre, opera and operetta.

$20
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Wearable Art Series: Neoprene Mask Making

Sunday, May. 27 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tett Centre for Creativity & Learning, 370 King St West
Kingston, ON K7L 2X4 Canada

As part of our Wearable Art Workshop Series, Calliope Collective presents facilitator Clelia Scala for a two day Neoprene Mask Making Workshop May 26 & 27, 2018! On day 1, you will learn design development, pre-sculpture prep, sculpture of the mask for neoprene, sculpture techniques, and tricks, master mold making, and pouring your cast. Day 2, we will have pulled your mask and will take you through different finishing options, including where to get supplies. You will complete this class…

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“The Studio”

Sunday, May. 27 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on Sunday, Jun. 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, Jun. 10, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on Sunday, Jun. 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 36 University Avenue
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Canada

The Studio invites you to wind down and refresh through art making and experimentation. Each workshop embraces collective and creative expression by using the studio space as a site for fostering a generative environment for art making, exploration and play.

Free - $5
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Summer Swing Dances and Lessons

Sunday, May. 27 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018

MacDonald Park, MacDonald Park
Kingston, Ontario Canada

Every Sunday at 6 pm there will be FREE swing dancing lessons and socials at either the gazebo in MacDonald Park or in the John Deutsch University Centre. Swing is an improvisational partner dance set to wide range of musical styles including jazz, blues and pop. You do not need any experience or to bring a partner to join – one of our instructors will be happy to show you the basics and get you dancing. Join our Facebook group…

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