All posts tagged in: 'Cultural'

Rick Horton

Nestled away at 1641 Perth Rd. is a beautiful stretch of woodland that for many is an iconic element of our childhood memories. It’s a wooded wonderland filled with nature, the sound of running water - and the sweet smell of maple syrup being cooked.

This place is the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area. For more than 40 years

Kris + Dee

When Kris Abbott and Dee McNeil of the superfolk duo, Kris + Dee, were looking to move closer to family, Kingston felt like home – a place on water that had an ebb and flow that matched their own.
“We walk to the beach every day,” said Abbott. “We talk by the water and make bigger, slower decisions there.”

McNeil says that

Ruth Noordegraaf and Sunita Gupta

Ruth Noordegraff and Sunita Gupta are two Kingstonians who help to put out the city’s welcome mat. They know what it’s like to move to a new country and are helping others do the same through their work with the Kingston Immigration Partnership, an organization that helps newcomers integrate into their new home.

Ruth has a specialization in

Luke Ball

What kept me in Kingston was wanting to play football for the Gaels. I had watched them play for years. I had listened to them on the radio. I knew every inch of Richardson Stadium.

I had been in the bowels of the dressing rooms and played tag under the steps. I loved watching the Queen’s Band march onto

Thank you for that night in Kingston

The Tragically Hip’s Aug. 20, 2016, concert and live-streaming event in Kingston struck a beautiful chord with more than 11 million Canadians and Hip fans around the world.
Here is a sampling of some of the feelings expressed at #HipinKingston following this remarkable event:

The Tragically Hip: Thank you, thank you, thank you music lovers! #ManMachinePoemTour #HipInKingston #cbcthehip pic.

Stan and Nancy Lock

We came for a wedding and got lucky to coincide out visit with the Princess St Promenade.

Stan and Nancy Lock

Kingston Derby Girls

Seven years after their inaugural exhibition bout at the Memorial Centre, Kingston Derby Girls is now three teams and 50 players strong. KDG just received its designation as a charter team in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, making it a full member league of the biggest roller derby association in the world.

“What I love about roller derby

Debbie Lock

After driving for 12 hours from New Brunswick, we stopped at a place called Peter’s for breakfast. It was busy and there was man standing by himself waiting for a seat. We told the waiter that he could sit with us if he didn’t mind sharing a table. He sat with us and we had a good chat

Yessica Rivera Belsham

I really connected to drumming when I joined the Brazilian samba band. I've always loved drumming – but that was the first time I got fully into it. Then I went to Mexico, and I feel there was a lot of transformation on my own part and a connection with indigenous peoples of Mexico.

I learned the importance of the drum

Katherine Porter

For close to twenty years H’art Centre has been helping those with a variety of disabilities discover their true potential through creative expression and positive social interaction.

Today, thanks to countless donations and generous support from the community H’art Centre has grown to include H’art School and The Box, a theatrical and musical arts initiative.

The centre