THE CREEPSHOW + guests @ The Mansion

When: Saturday, Feb 23rd at 10:00pm

Where: The Mansion, 19+

Tickets: $12.00 advance. Buy Online!

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KPP CONCERTS / CFRC 101.9 present:

THE CREEPSHOW
(Toronto/Psychobilly)
www.thecreepshow.ca

Advance tickets available at The Mansion, Brian’s Records Option, The Jungle, Tricolour Outlet and online.

Formed in the dirty back alleys and dive bars of Toronto in 2005, THE CREEPSHOW has redefined the saying “No Rest For The Wicked”. Since their inception, the band has brought their genre-defying blend of country-tinged, psycho punk rock n’ roll to over 25 countries worldwide with plans to conquer many more as soon as possible

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Eternal Spring @ Grand Theatre

When: Sunday, March 24th at 2:30pm.

Where: Grand Theatre, Regina Rosen, all ages

Tickets: $31.00 students; $55 adults. Buy Tickets Now!

Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna is an intimate work of quiet serenity centered on a universal symbol of hope, reassurance, goodness, and illumination at all levels. Mark Sirett’s Beltane celebrates the spirit of spring. Schubert’s delightful fifth symphony is the perfect way to end the program.

Glen Fast, Conductor
Kingston Symphony
Kingston Choral Society
Cantabile Women’s Chorus

Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
Sirett: Beltane
Schubert: Symphony No. 5

Bowfire @ Grand Theatre

When: Friday, March 22nd at 7:30pm.

Where: Grand Theatre, Regina Rosen, all ages

Tickets: $28.00 youth (under 30); $55.00 adult.
Limited seats left. Buy Online Now!

“BOWFIRE demonstrates what the violin and fiddle can do in the hands of masters… awesome!”The Record

The top virtuoso violinists and fiddlers of North America are returning to The Grand Theatre for one electrifying performance – and Kingston has been waiting with bated breath for them to return since their triumphant show in 2008. An ensemble of world-renowned musicians takes audiences on a journey that moves seamlessly from jazz to classical to bluegrass to Celtic to rock to World music, in this completely new production. The unique combination of master musicians, choreography and vocals is complemented by stunning costumes and set design.

Bowfire

Serena Ryder @ Grand Theatre

When: Saturday, March 9th at 7:30pm.

Where: Grand Theatre, Regina Rosen, all ages

Tickets: $34.00 Buy Online Now! (limited seats left)

Known for her powerful vocal range, Serena Ryder, who hails from the small town of Millbrook, Ontario, has logged some serious tour miles going across Canada multiple times, as well as the U.S. (including Bonnarroo, Lollapalooza, South by Southwest and Denvers Mile High Music Festival), Australia and Europe. She has earned two Canadian GOLD records, three JUNO Awards (2008 New Artist of the Year, 2009 Adult Alternative Album of the Year, 2010 Video of the Year), a #1 holiday single for Calling To Say and been part of Bravo! TV’s highfalutin Live at the Rehearsal Hall series.

Upcoming Home Games

Cheer on your Gaels! You can pick up (usually) free tickets with your student ID from the ARC!

Friday Feb 8th

7:30pm W Hockey vs. Waterloo @ Kingston Memorial Centre (click here for directions)

Saturday Feb 9th

7:30pm W Hockey vs. Wilfrid Laurier @ Kingston Memorial Centre

Tuesday, Feb 12th and Wednesday, Feb 13th

W Figure Skating OUA Championship @ Invista Centre (click here for directions)

Saturday, March 23rd

M Lacrosse vs. Toronto (HEADstrong Charity Game) – 2:00pm @ TBA

Click here to see the GoGaelsGo.com Calendar

Treebot’s Improvatorium

When: Wednesdays at 9:30pm

Where: The Mansion, 19+

FREE

The Treebot makes a triumphant (hopefully) return to the Mansion with a new twist- it’s a different group every week! Featuring as many of the Treebot’s friends as he (she?) can round up, each week will be a totally different and unyielding livetronica adventure into the endless universe of 100% IMPROV.

PLUS! Each week I will invite a special guest to join us in our quest to discover the limits of inner space.

NO COVER SUCKAHS!

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Comedian Jeremy Hotz: “The Magical Misery Tour”

When: Wednesday, Feb 27 at 7:30pm

Where: Grand Theatre, Regina Rosen

Tickets: $50.00 Buy Online! (Limited seats still available)

Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce the return of the hilariously miserable Jeremy Hotz! Don’t miss Jeremy as he heads out in his dilapidated van to a city near you with his brand new show The Magical Misery Tour. Read more…

K-ROCK presents Comfortably Numb – Canada’s Pink Floyd Show @ Grand Theatre

When: Thursday, Feb 21 at 8:30pm

Where: Grand Theatre, Regina Rosen

Tickets: $50.00 Buy Online!

Comfortably Numb will present ‘the hits’ and some rare tracks as they were presented in the 70’s during Pink Floyd’s most experimental and creative phase. Although songs will have the “70’s bootleg creative live concert feel”, they will still have the structure that fans of Pink Floyd expect with the raw emotion that the 70’s tours produced. Read more…

Directions to Grand Theatre from Queen’s

Hack Labs Kingston

When: Friday, Feb 22nd to Sunday, Feb 24th.

Where: 2 Gore Street (see map below)

What is Hack Labs?

A collaborative group of individuals, businesses and organizations in Kingston, ON aiming to increase the enjoyment of Science and Technology for all ages.

How does it work?

Friday evening around 6:00pm we’ll open the doors, feed you supper and meet all the participants.  We’re working on having a guest speaker join us to discuss their ultra cool ‘made in Kingston’ product which is heading to market soon.  Team formation will occur after their presentation, and then you’ll start!

All day Saturday will be devoted to working on your projects, and then on Sunday at 2:00pm, we’ll regroup and you’ll get to show off your creations to the rest of the participants!

How do I get involved?

You can now find us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/HackLabsKingston

Twitter:  @Hack_Labs

And registration is available here:  http://hacklabskingston.eventbrite.ca

THE PILLOWMAN @ Grand Theatre

When: Thursday, Mar 7 to Saturday, Mar 16 at 8:00pm. See show times below.pillowman

Where: Grand Theatre, Baby Grand.

Tickets: $16.00 students, $19.00 adults. Buy Online!

The Pillowman (By Martin McDonagh) centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a series of child murders. The result is an urgent work of theatrical bravura and an unflinching examination of the very nature and purpose of art.

Winner of the 2004 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play.

THIS PERFORMANCE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

Show Times

  • Thurs 7th + Fri 8th at 8:00pm
  • Sat 9th + Sun 10th at 2:00 & 8:00pm
  • Wed 13th + Thurs 14th + Fri 15th at 8:00pm
  • Sat 16th at 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Directions to Grand Theatre from Queen’s

SUITES, SONGS, & SYMPHONIES @ Grand Theatre

When: Sunday, Mar 3 at 2:30pm

Where: Grand Theatre, Regina Rosen. All ages

Tickets: $31 students. Buy Online!

This concert is a treasure chest full of gems. The incomparable Symphony No. 2 by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky’s tribute to Mozart, and Juno Award-winning composer Marjan Mozetich’s Under the Watchful Sky sung by Canada’s finest mezzo-soprano and Jessye Norman protégée Susan Platts.suitessongs_symphonies

Susan Platts, Mezzo-Soprano
Richard Lee, Guest Conductor
Kingston Symphony

Tchaikovsky: Mozartiana Suite
Mozetich: Under the Watchful Sky
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2

Directions to Grand Theatre from Queen’s

 

Ajax & Little Iliad @ Baby Grand Theatre

When: Tuesday, Mar 19 to Sunday, Mar 24. See show times below.ajax iliad

Where: Baby Grand Theatre, all welcome.

Tickets: $20 with Queen’s ID. $40 general admission. Buy Online!

These two one-act plays by Evan Webber and Frank Cox-O’Connell set out to re-define ‘theatre of war’. In Little Iliad, the narrative is played out as a Skype conversation between characters called Evan and Thom, the latter about to ship out from Kingston to Afghanistan. In Ajax, the actors portray ancient Greek soldiers attending a performing of Sophocles.

Limited to just 30 seats per show, with a pair of headphones for each audience member, this is contemporary performance at its most topical, personal, immediate and intimate.

“A profound and poignant synthesis of art and war.” – Irish Theatre magazine

This show qualifies for the Impact Youth Pricing program and the  eyeGo to the Arts program. Tickets available at the Grand Theatre Box Office or online.

Show Times

  • Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30pm.
  • Wednesday, March 20 at 7:00pm & 9:00pm.
  • Thursday, March 21 at 7:00pm & 9:00pm.
  • Friday, March 22 at 7:00pm & 9:00pm.
  • Saturday, March 23 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm
  • Sunday, March 24 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm

Directions to Grand Theatre – Baby Grand from QUEEN’S

Disney’s Beauty & The Beast @ K-ROCK Centre

beauty and the beast @ K-ROCK Centre May 28

When: Tuesday, May 28 at 7:30pm.

Where: K-ROCK Centre, all ages.

Tickets: $55-$75. Buy Online!

Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Kingston!

Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song.

Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the K-Rock Centre!

 

Elton John’s AIDA @ Baby Grand Theatre

When: Wednesday, April 3rd to Sunday, April 13th at 7:30pm.

Where: Baby Grand Theatre, all welcome

Tickets: $20.00 general admission. Buy Online!

AIDA, a Nubian princess, is captured by an Egyptian captain, Radames. He soon falls in love with her and saves her from a life of hard labor and instead gives her as a handmaiden to the Egyptian princess Amneris, his future bride.

Set against a backdrop of loyalty, betrayal, and forbidden love, AIDA is the story of three people who are forced to make difficult choices that will alter history forever.

Playing at the Baby Grand Theatre April 3rd-13th, shows at 7:30pm with a matinee on Sunday 13th at 2pm. For tickets and more information visit www.kingstongrand.ca, call 613-530-2050, or visit Blue Canoe’s website www.bluecanoeproductions.ca.

THE WILDERNESS OF MANITOBA @ The Mansion

When: Friday, March 8 at 10:00pm. Doors at 9:00pm.

Where: The Mansion, 19+

Tickets: $10.00 advance. Buy Online!

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KPP Concerts/ CFRC 101.9 present:

THE WILDERNESS OF MANITOBA
(Toronto/Folk/Chamber)
www.facebook.com/wildernessofmanitoba
www.twitter.com/wildofmanitoba

Directions from Queen’s to The Mansion, 506 Princess St

3rd Annual Chocolate Connection

When: Saturday March 23 at 7:00pm to 11:00pm

Where: The Discovery Centre (Fort Henry). All welcome.

Tickets: $50.00 advance; $60.00 at the door. Available at Brian’s Record Options.

Connect with and Indulge your inner Chocoholic.

This event is a fundraiser for the Ban Righ Centre. Each ticket allows its bearer to be treated to an array of chocolate delicacies for the evening. Restaurateurs, caterers and chocolatiers will be serving their BEST chocolate at their stations. Live entertainment along with Live and Silent Auctions.

Tickets are available at Brian’s Record Options or kk9@queensu.ca or 613-533-2976

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The Ban Righ Centre is rich with history and is well respected, providing services and outreach not otherwise available to mature women students. The Centre provides a warm environment for women from diverse backgrounds to find community, practical, personal and financial support in an informal setting prepared to meet their particular needs.

This environment supports academic endeavour, encourages mutuality and equality, and nurtures and respects women. The Ban Righ Centre is an example of the spirit of community outreach that is an integral part of Queen’s past, present, and future vision. It serves as an example of what a university can do for its members as well as for the surrounding community.

Directions from Queen’s to Fort Henry:

 

Register Now for Graduation Photos!

When: Between Now and February 10th

Where: Taylor Studios, 285 King Street E

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After four great years at Queen’s, the time has finally come to sign up for your graduation photos with Taylor Studios.

Q: When can I sign up?queen's grad photos

You can sign up between NOW and FEBRUARY 10th. If you sign up sooner rather than later, you will have a greater chance of getting a new photo if you don’t like the original.

Q: When are photos being taken?

Before reading week. More details to come.

Q: How can I sign up?

It’s simple! Register at www.QueensGradPhotos.ca and book the day that works best for you.

Upcoming Performances at Grand Theatre

The Number 14 January 29, 2013 Theatre SeriesBuy Tickets Now

Described as part Monty Python, part Mr. Bean, #14 is all about laughter – lots of it! Set on an urban bus as it travels through the social strata of a large city, the play has entertained audiences around the world.

Blue/Orange January 30-February 6, 2013 Theatre SeriesBuy Tickets Now

In a London psychiatric hospital, an enigmatic patient claims to be the son of an African dictator – a story that becomes unnervingly plausible.

February 2013

Louis Lortie & Hélène Mercier February 1, 2013 Classical Remix SeriesBuy Tickets Now

The Pipes, Drums and Highland Dancers of 1st Battallion The Black Watch and The Band of the Scots Guards February 5, 2013 Global Beat SeriesBuy Tickets Now

Ballet BC February 9, 2013 Dance SeriesBuy Tickets Now

Dean Brody February 16, 2013 Country SeriesBuy Tickets Now

David Braid Sextet February 23, 2013 Jazz SeriesBuy Tickets Now

Rock of Ages February 25, 2013 Broadway SeriesBuy Tickets Now

Rock of Ages is a jukebox musical that asks – and answers – that most important of questions: are you ready to rock? Continue reading

RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES

When: Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30pm. Doors open 6:30pm.
Where: K-ROCK Centre, All ages
Tickets:
$36.00 to $49.00 Buy Online!
RAIN, the acclaimed Beatles concert, returns by popular demand! They look like them and they sound just like them! “The next best thing to seeing The Beatles,” raves the Denver Post. All the music and vocals are performed totally live! RAIN covers The Beatles from the earliest beginnings through the psychedelic late 60s and their long-haired hippie, hard-rocking rooftop days.
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Investors Group presents Stars on Ice

When: Tuesday, Apr 23 at 7:00pm. Doors open 6:00pm.
Where: K-ROCK Centre, all ages.
Tickets:
$25.00 to $115.00 Buy Online!

Stars on Ice continues to be a pioneer in figure skating, by offering fans the rare opportunity to witness some of the world’s most creative and cherished champions performing together in both individual and ensemble routines.

Patrick Chan will be welcomed by a stellar cast of past, present and future champions, including: Four-Time World Champion & Four-Time Canadian National Champion Kurt Browning; 2010 Olympic Gold Medalists and 2012 World Champions Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir (Canada); 2010 Olympic Bronze Medalist Joannie Rochette (Canada); Olympic Bronze Medalist & World Champion Jeffrey Buttle (Canada); 2012 U.S. National Champion Ashley Wagner; and Canadian National Silver Medalist Shawn Sawyer.

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Inspiration 2 Women

When:  Thursday, April 25 – all day.
Where: K-ROCK Centre, All welcome.
Tickets: $112.00 Reserve now!

Inspiration 2 Women is the largest ever event held in Kingston designed to celebrate women in business, entrepreneurship and corporate leadership. On Thursday, April 25th, the K-Rock Centre is the “place to be” to hear Sarah Richardson, Catriona Le May Doan, Gail Vaz-Oxlade, and Susan Sly, who will be introduced throughout the day by emcee/comedian Deborah Kimmett. All keynote speakers have one thing in common…a genuine desire to inspire and help other women from all business sectors be successful.

inspiration2women

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