Event: The Juvenis Festival
A youth arts festival created by and run by young people ages 13-29. The week consists of free workshops, arts programming created by youth, theatre shows, dance shows, panel talks, concerts, discussions, new work and a youth arts gallery! For more information you can visit www.juvenisfestival.ca, Kingston, Ontario's Youth Arts Festival!
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 4:00pm to Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 10:00pm
Storefront Hub - 274 Princess St, Kingston ON K7L 1B5
Here's a look at the week in the Juvenis Festival May 1-May 7: There will be a series of workshops in an array of arts disciplines. Again, go to www.juvenisfestival.ca for more information. May 1, 7:30 p.m.: "Juvy's Movies" features two instalments. One is the "Rapid Reel" film contest, in which teams have 48 hours to produce a five- to seven-minute movie. Each team was assigned a prop and line of dialogue that must be incorporated into the movie, all of which were shot on mobile devices. The second is "KFPL Youth Shorts," original short films by local young people. Takes place at The Screening Room, 120 Princess St. May 2, 8 p.m.: "The Poetry Show" is headlined by Vancouver's Johnny MacRae and features an open mike for local poets. Takes place at The Mansion, 506 Princess St. May 2, 4, 9 p.m.: There will be two live music performances at the Princess Street pub, as well as pieces by local artists adorning its walls for the entire month of May. May 3-7: Zombie Prom: The Musical features an all-high school cast and crew. Think Grease with Danny Zuko as a flesh-craving member of the undead. The show takes place inside the Baby Grand, 218 Princess St. (upstairs), but the showtimes vary, so go to www.juvenisfestival.ca for details and tickets. May 4-7: Kingston-raised dancer Kay Kenney returns with another original show, Unfamiliar. It will also feature local dancers. The show takes place at the Studio Theatre inside the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, 380 King St. W. Go omline to www.juvenisfestival.ca for showtimes and tickets. May 5, 7:30 p.m.: "Battle of the Bands" sees local musicians perform for, and be evaluated by, a panel comprised of The Tragically Hip's Paul Langlois, songstress Miss Emily, longtime musician Michael George, and studio owner Zane Whitfield. The Ale House, 393 Princess St. May 6-7: "Out of Sight, Out of Mind" features original plays written by Kingston youths about issues that affect them. Performances take place at the Rehearsal Hall of the Tett Centre, 380 King St. W. Go to www.juvenisfestival.ca for showtimes and tickets.