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Someone’s In the Kitchen with Lentils!

Host Dinah Jansen brings you community submitted recipes to help you stretch your food reserves, save a little money, and avoid extra trips to the grocery store during isolation. In this episode, we feature recipes involving lentils including some lentil soups, curry, chili and more! Brought to you by amazing Kingston community members in the Continue Reading

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“We Naturally Got Hostile: Voices from the Kingston Penitentiary Riot of 1932.’

For four days in October 1932, during the height of the Great Depression, prisoners at Kingston Penitentiary revolted, protesting conditions in the prison until the guards and militia regained control. The shock of this event led to public calls for prison reform, changes within the prison system, and eventually the 1938 Royal Commission on the Continue Reading

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2019 Canadian Federal Election Series: Roundtable No. 1: Domestic Issues

Want to dig deeper into the domestic issues at the forefront of Canadian election politics right now? Check out this podcast of the Oct. 2nd Roundtable from the 2019 Canadian Federal Election Series presented by the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University. The domestic issues and their expert panelists are:Environment:               Kyla Tienhaara Continue Reading

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Federal MP All Candidates Debate for Kingston and the Islands 3 October 2019

This special podcast is a recording of the Kingston and the Islands All-Candidates MP Debate hosted this morning, October 3rd 2019 by the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce at the Renaissance Event Venue on Queen Street in Kingston from 8 to 9:30 a.m.  In this special broadcast, you’ll hear Mark Gerretson, Incumbent MP and liberal Continue Reading

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Ep. 7 Charlotte Cornfield & In Ireland We Rented a Car From Criminals

In this episode of Life of Kingston, host Michael Assheton-Smith continues with part 2 of his segment with Wolfe Island Music Festival artists. This episode features an interview with Polaris Prize nominated artist Charlotte Cornfield about her latest LP, The Shape of Your Name. After this, Michael talks with Lauren Allen and Nathan Coppens who Continue Reading

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Ep. 5 Buskers Rendezvous & Olivea

In this episode of Life of Kingston, host Michael Assheton-Smith visits Confederation Park to witness some of the talent and entertainment that Kingston Buskers Rendezvous brought into town. Afterwards, he talkswith Chef Stev George of Olivea in advance of his chef cooking demo in Market Square on July 13.

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Ep. 4 ArtsFest Kingston & Cirque Du Soleil

In this episode of Life of Kingston, host Michael Assheton Smith went to City Park where ArtsFest Kingston was hosted. Lori MacDonald speaks about its progression over the past couple years. After that, Michael brought in two performers from Cirque Du Soleil to talk about their upcoming show, CRYSTAL.

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Ep. 3 Skeleton Park Arts Festival & Emily Pelstring

In this episode of Life of Kingston, host Michael Assheton-Smith went down to the Skeleton Park Arts Festival and talked with some community organizers about what their passions are in the Kingston community. Afterwards, he talks with Emily Pelstring about her exhibit at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre – Any Saint.

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