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Issue: 2017-03-22, Photo: Wikipedia

We don’t know for certain that anyone ever warned Julius Caesar to watch his back on the Ides of March. We do know that the Greek historian, Plutarch, included a second-hand tale in his biography of Caesar about a seer warning the Roman leader to... more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM Humour

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Issue: 2017-03-22, PHOTO: amazon.com

“In the beginning was the world. And it was weird.” So begins the story of Cherry and Hero, two women and lovers, in the mythical empire Migdal Bavel. And, yes, the world English author Isabel Greenberg illustrates in her 2016 graphic novel The... more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM Literature

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Issue: 2017-01-25, PHOTO: Alastair Maitland

Laugh it up, because Jan 26th and 27th Ride for Dad presents its fourth annual comedy show at Coast High Country Inn. Featuring local acts Steve McGovern and Jenny Hamilton and imports Scott Belford and Kelly Taylor, the evening will feature... more

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM Humour

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Issue: 2016-11-09, PHOTO: wikimediacommons.com

Once you reach a certain age and stage in life, it's no longer shocking to learn that some cherished celebrity from your youth has crossed the Great Divide. If a movie star or blues singer you've admired for years passes away in their 80s or 90s, ... more

Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM Humour

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Issue: 2016-11-02, PHOTO: imagebase

"There's no 'should' or 'should not' when it comes to having feelings. They're part of who we are and their origins are beyond our control. When we can believe that, we may find it easier to make constructive choices about what to do with those... more

Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM Literature

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Issue: 2016-09-29, PHOTO: courtesy of Klondike Visitors Association

Have you always wanted to get on stage and strut your stuff? If so, then CFYT Talent Night is for you. Taking place on September 30 at Diamond Tooth Gerties Gambling Hall in Dawson City, Talent Night welcomes all types of performers on stage. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:00 AM Dawson City

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Denis Yakushevich

It is well-known that laughter is the best medicine. However, do we laugh enough in a normal life to get any benefit? Scientists say to get benefits from laughing one has to laugh 10 minutes continuously. Usually, life rarely provides us with... more

Apr 28, 2016 12:00 AM Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: kozzi.com

Enquiring (and even inquiring) minds want to know: what the heck is a hack, anyway? In response to numerous queries on that very subject (none, actually), I've been hacking my way through the undergrowth of lexicography trying to decode a term the... more

Apr 28, 2016 12:00 AM Humour

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Issue: 2016-04-21, PHOTO: Lori Garrison

Dear Sir/Madame; It has come to my attention that you may have lost these (see photo). They were left in a fire pit sometime over the winter, which was installed in the parking lot of the Schwatka Lake Day Use Area, directly adjacent from the sign... more

Apr 21, 2016 12:00 AM Humour

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Issue: 2016-04-14, CARTOON: Allan Benjamin

Apr 14, 2016 12:00 AM Old Crow

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Issue: 2016-04-14, PHOTO: kozzi.com

The Folk Society of Whitehorse has been hosting the famous Yukon-Alaska Coffee House for more than 25 years. This event features two coffee house evenings, back-to-back, in Skagway and Whitehorse. The Yukon evening of talent, which takes place on... more

Apr 14, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Arts & Entertainment

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Issue: 2016-03-17, PHOTO: Alida Munro

Meet our dogs, they live for us, we live for them, the Yukon would not be the Yukon without Dog Culture. Send us photos of Yukon dogs and their people! more

Mar 17, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Dog Culture

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Issue: 2016-03-17, Photo: kozzi.com

The golfing season and duck hunting season have something in common. I am convinced that if a person took up both sports their problems would be greatly magnified. I came to this monumental conclusion when I was chasing golf balls on the number... more

Mar 17, 2016 12:00 AM Humour

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Issue: 2016-01-28, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

As winter carries on, theatre lovers will have the opportunity to warm their cold bodies with laughter in a brand new black box theatre when long time Yukon Arts mainstay Katherine McCallum unveils her new production company Larrikin Entertainment... more

Jan 28, 2016 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-01-28, PHOTO: courtesy of Lars Callieou

Unlike some comedians, Lars Callieou didn't get his start as the class clown, for a simple reason: he wasn't in class. From the age of six until he was 14, Callieou was home-schooled in hotel rooms while his parents plied their musical trade 50... more

Jan 28, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Arts & Entertainment

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Issue: 2016-01-14 PHOTO: Joslyn Kilborn

After months of slowly working on my camper, I pull an all-nighter on the last day of April, frantically paring my possessions down to what can fit inside my new miniscule home. Innumerable donated garbage bags later, my bedroom is stripped to its... more

Jan 14, 2016 12:00 AM Humour

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Issue: 2015-12-24, PHOTO: IMDb.com

Vampires – is there anything they can’t do? Durable symbols of an underworld that may or may not exist, they show up in the popular culture adept at drama, mystery, romance, horror or comedy. All those theatrical balls are juggled at once in Being... more

Dec 24, 2015 12:00 AM Movies and TV

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Issue: 2015-12-17, PHOTO: Christian Kuntz

Craving a dose of good old fashioned Vaudeville fun? Yukoners looking for something new and adult to do this holiday season have the opportunity to find it at Furlesque: A Northern Cabaret. The variety show will feature, among other things, belly... more

Dec 17, 2015 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-12-10 PHOTO: IMDb.com

Many beloved Christmas films had inauspicious debuts. It’s a Wonderful Life lost money for the studio when it was released in 1946, but television viewings turned it into a bona fide classic 30 years after its release. Similarly, Love Actually... more

Dec 10, 2015 12:00 AM Movies and TV

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Issue: 2015-11-26 PHOTO: Eric Epstein

Attention all lovers, poets and dreamers: this holiday season The Bard is returning to the Whitehorse stage. The Guild Hall will launch its second show of the season on Nov. 26 with Shakespeare’s classic comedy Twelfth Night, Or What You Will. more

Nov 26, 2015 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

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