The Kingston Curator – CFRC Podcast Network

The Kingston Curator – CFRC Podcast Network

In this podcast series hosted by Christena Lawrie, we talk about all things local arts scene in Kington. We take deep dives into current topics and upcoming events including music, performance, exhibitions, and a plurality of other diverse artistic expressions. This program serves as a collection of some of Kingston’s finest arts content as well as space for artists and organizers to showcase their talents and provide insight into their work. Tune in to The Kingston Curator for artist interviews, detailed arts news updates, and more on CFRC 101.9 FM/ weekly or enjoy our podcasts here!


June 23, 2022 27 min

Off the top we reflect a bit on Skeleton Park Arts Fest which just happened this past weekend and listen to some music featured throughout the 5-day event. Then, we have an interview with PeerLess Productions Director Kathryn MacKay, who talks with us about their currently running production We’re All In Jeopardy and the team behind it.

Check out PeerLess Productions here

Buy tickets for We’re All In Jeopardy here

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This week we chat with Tim Sheffield AKA Clem Chesterfield, a Kingston country artist putting his own twist on the genre. We talk about how he developed his cosmic cowboy persona, his passion for music, his one-of-a-kind outlaw style, and more!

Check out his website for show dates, music, and more here

See Clem Chesterfield at the Hotel Wolfe Island Friday June 17th! Get tickets here

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June 10, 2022 28 min

This episode of The Kingston Curator is all things SPAF! Skeleton Park Arts Festival is taking place June 15th-19th at McBurney Park, including a variety of exciting performances and events. We listen to a few of the musical artists who will be performing on the main stage and sit down with festival emcee Kemi King and artistic director Greg Tilson to chat about what folks can expect to see throughout the festival.

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June 3, 2022 29 min

With Spring Reverb kicking off this week, this episode of The Kingston Curator will be deep diving into the event, playing music from artists in the lineup and featuring an interview with Marc Garniss from KPP Concerts. We chat all things Spring Reverb, from the inspiration and goals behind the event to performances and panels.

Check out details and tickets for Spring Reverb here

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May 25, 2022 30 min

In honour of International Drone Day on Saturday, this episode of The Kingston Curator features an in depth interview with Michael Duguay, artist and organizer of Drone Day Afternoon on Saturday May 28th at the Hotel Wolfe Island from 12-5pm. We dive into the origins and impact of Drone as a music genre in its own right as well as a constant presence in all genres of music.

Check out details for Drone Day Afternoon here

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In this episode of The Kingston Curator, host Christena Lawrie gives another taste of what you can expect to hear at Spring Reverb, hosted by KPP Concerts taking place from June 1st to June 4th downtown Kingston. She also has a conversation with director of the Juvenis Festival Kate Seip and Battle of the Beats winner Meg Gibson, discussing the festival as well as Meg’s artistic work both leading up to and beyond the competition.


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In this first episode of The Kingston Curator, host Christena Lawrie gives the lowdown on the upcoming Spring Reverb event hosted by KPP Concerts from June 1st to June 4th.  She also sits down in conversation with Geoffrey Sirett, Artistic Director of Cantabile Choirs to chat about the National Youth Choir Event: MAKE ME A WORLD that Cantabile is hosting Sunday, May 15th at The Spire in Kingston!

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