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Issue: 2017-06-21, PHOTO: Cosenti Graf-Smith

Meet Lee Campese, Yukon’s most recent import and the latest addition to the groovy rhythmic assemblage, Major Funk and the Employment. Campese, who has been drumming for 18 years, is no stranger to the spotlight, but this summer marks his first in... more

Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon People

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Issue: 2017-05-17, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

Get ready, get set, and don’t forget to bring a lunch! Arts in the Park is about to head into another spectacular season of performing arts over lunch hour at Whitehorse’s LePage Park. Most locals are well acquainted with this beloved weekday... more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2017-04-19, PHOTO: Pixabay

On some days, the wind blows from the north. A Whitehorse legend that drifts down the road is this: music and art are taught with passion and respected for their true value. Are there really open mics happening all over town? Was it true that... more

Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-07-21, PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

Don your best Victorian era dress and get ready to be transported back to the late 19th century for the Yukon Historical & Museums Association’s (YHMA) third annual Charity Croquet Tournament. After a successful turnout last year, YHMA will once... more

Jul 21, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: Maria Gruninger

Usually after a long Yukon winter, you look forward to packing away your warm winter coat and saying goodbye to your winter activities for another season. Maybe the winter wasn't as cold and as long as it used be, but it was still there and we all... more

Jun 13, 2016 3:15 PM Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Hélène Roth

Make no mistake, Major Funk and the Employment is a big band with a big sound and big plans. It has also had some big personnel changes since bassist Etienne Girard put the group together two years ago. "We wanted to have a trumpet onboard from... more

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music 1 Comments

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Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO: Submitted by Jona Barr

Saturn is somewhere in its grand orbit when you’re born. When it comes round again, 29.5 years later, astrologers say it can mean big changes in your life. For Whitehorse musician Jona Barr, it was during his own period of Saturn returning that he... more

Jun 2, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Photo: Courtesy of Arts in the Park

Every weekday lunch hour, for 11 glorious weeks, the park fills with kids, office workers, seniors, moms, dads, twenty-somethings – all types of people – who come together to listen to music, check out some art and eat their lunch. It’s a free event more

May 19, 2016 12:00 AM , Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-05-28 PHOTO: Peter Jickling

Geneviève Doyon came North in 2010. Her first job in the Yukon was assisting Steve Slade with Arts in the Park. She says it was an amazing way to be introduced to the community. “I didn’t know the community at all when I started because I’d just... more

May 28, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

With three noticeable talents, namely photography, singing, and fashion design, Emma Blair is exceptional – and not afraid to be loud and proud about her interests. Her father ignited her passion for photography when Blair was four years old... more

Feb 20, 2014 12:00 AM Photography - Film

On a windy, end-of-June day, Kate Williams sits at a small table under a spreading lilac tree in LePage Park. Nearby, Dennis Victor Allen is singing Murray McLauchlan's "Farmer's Song" to the noon-hour audience at Arts in the Park. more

Jul 5, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

The First Nations tradition of passing stories down from generation to generation is alive and well at Grey Mountain Primary School. This week, the school will host its sixth annual Thai' May Dhäl Storytelling Festival. more

May 31, 2012 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

The phrases "a picture is worth a thousand words" and "those who forget history are doomed to repeat it" are taking on new meanings this summer at Arts in the Park. The annual lunch-time music series in Lepage Park is trying something new this... more

Jul 21, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Arts & Entertainment

The Caunuks consists of Ed Isaak as lead vocalist, Ray Park on keyboards and Red Lewis on drums. more

Jun 2, 2011 12:00 AM Yukon Music

On Aug. 22, three shows will be opening at Arts Underground: the Arts in the Park Season Exhibition, a historical show of Yukon erotica and a solo show in the main gallery. The soloist is Teslin painter Jean Taylor ... more

Aug 19, 2008 12:00 AM Yukon Arts

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