Someone’s In the Kitchen with Lentils!

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Someone's In the Kitchen with Lentils!
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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 […]

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

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"We Naturally Got Hostile: Voices from the Kingston Penitentiary Riot of 1932.'
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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 […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Ep. 6 Emilie Steele & The Kick and Push Festival

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Ep. 6 Emilie Steele & The Kick and Push Festival
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In this episode of Life of Kingston, Michael Assheton-Smith spotlights Wolfe Island Music Festival artists in this first of a 2 part segment. He chats with Emilie Steele of Emilie Steele and the Deal, who talks about her most recent EP as well as the importance of the festival. After this, he also chats with […]

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Ep. 5 Buskers Rendezvous & Olivea

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Ep. 5 Buskers Rendezvous & Olivea
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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

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Ep. 4 ArtsFest Kingston & Cirque Du Soleil
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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

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Ep. 3 Skeleton Park Arts Festival & Emily Pelstring
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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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Ep. 2 Kingston Pride & Struggle Without Rest

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Ep. 2 Kingston Pride & Struggle Without Rest
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In this episode of Life of Kingston, host Michael Assheton-Smith talks with Ruth Wood of Kingston Pride about the past, present and future of Pride in Kingston. Later, he interviews Neil Orford, who is a renowned historian and educator promoting a touring exhibit called “Struggle Without Rest”, which focuses on the Spanish Flu’s role in […]

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Ep.1 – The Great Lakes Water Festival & foldA

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Ep.1 – The Great Lakes Water Festival & foldA
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Learn more about the Great Lakes Water Festival and foldA, Kingston Ontario’s Festival of Live Digital Art with Michael Assheton-Smith!

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