Together at Home: The Makers of Kingston, Week 3

By Visit Kingston

Visit Kingston invited the makers of Kingston to take over our channels to perform a concert, showcase their artistry, guide parents through a craft for kids, and share their passion and creativity with the city and beyond. Participating artists will be compensated with an honorarium.

Check out our Instagram each day at 1:30 pm to experience a bit of Kingston from the comfort and safety of your home and follow along online. Also, be sure to keep an eye out of special Facebook livestreams – including Splash’N Boots this week!

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Sarah Tsiang

Monday, April 6, 1:30 pm // Instagram


Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang is an award-winning poet, children’s writer, and teacher. Tsiang is the author of eight children’s books including picture books such as A Flock of Shoes, the non-fiction Warriors and Wailers, and the YA novel Breathing Fire. Sarah will share some of her stories during her livestream.


Tuesday, April 7, 1:30 pm // Instagram

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Meaning “dear mother” in French, Cher-Mere is a Kingston and Trinidad & Tobago-based day spa the aims to share the essence of Caribbean beauty. Cher-Mere uses eco-conscious, natural, organic products and services. Join owner Aba Bowles-Mortley for an at-home kid’s manicure demonstration.

Brock Young

Wednesday, April 8, 1:30 pm // Instagram

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Brock Young is a young Kingston-based singer-songwriter who regularly plays gigs at Blue Martini, Musiikki, the Mansion, and other venues around the city. He can often be found busking in Springer Market Square in the summer.

Splash’n Boots

Thursday, April 9, 10 am // Facebook

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What started as a class project at Queen’s University has turned into the uniquely heart-centred musical performances of Splash’N Boots, a duo dedicated to creating a world that’s all about connection – something we all need right now. Join this JUNO Award-winning group for what promises to be a rousing Facebook livestream full of music, laughter, and togetherness.

Rhi Jansen (RhiCreations)

Thursday, April 9, 1:30 pm // Instagram

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Rhi Jansen has a diverse background of designing, creating, and branding in a broad array of outlets. She pulls inspiration and ideas from organic surroundings and constantly finds herself gravitating to natural colour schemes and designs. Rhi’s medium is constantly changing but her goal is to always produce a product that is sustainable and reflects the natural beauty of a piece.

Stone City Woodworks

Friday, April 10 @1:30pm // Instagram

Rob Purvis is the craftsman that brings life to every piece that built by Stone City Woodworks. He has a passion for creating one-of-a-kind pieces that stand the test of time, and are as unique as every customer that he has the pleasure to work with.

Alexa Goldie

Saturday, April 11, 1:30 pm // Instagram

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Singer-songwriter Alexa Goldie has been singing since the age of five and began performing in her hometown of Kingston when she was 12. Alexa is self-taught on the piano, guitar, and the ukulele. Most recently, Alexa released her debut EP “Held Against You’ and was awarded with Rising Star and Excellence in Songwriting Awards by SongStudio.