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St. Elias Convention Centre

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Issue: 2017-09-06, PHOTO: Jessica Hickman

Three years of collaborating, interviewing and gathering has culminated in one powerful play that shares both beautiful, heartfelt reflections and the harsh realities of northern living. Busted Up: A Yukon Story presents the colourful and eclectic... more

Sep 6, 2017 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2016-11-02, PHOTO: by courtesy of Olivier de Colombel

If you go by way of Laos and the U.S. East Coast, the journey from France to Yukon is anything but a straight line. But a brief reunion of two lifelong friends in Paris two summers ago proves you can get from there to here. During a 2015 bike tour... more

Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-09-22, PHOTO: Ryan MacDonald

Canadian music duo Katelyn Clark and Julie Ryning have been creating ethereal, medieval sounds for the past eight years. They are known as musica fantasia. On Sept. 23 and 24 they perform in Haines Junction Whitehorse. Clark and Ryning started... more

Sep 22, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Ray Marnoch

In the pines, in the pines, the Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Music Festival will take place June 10, 11, and 12. It is held annually at the St. Elias Convention Centre and St. Christopher’s Log Church in beautiful Haines Junction, Yukon. The mostly... more

Jun 9, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-01-21, PHOTO: Courtesy of JAM

Haines Junction may never be the same again following the Beatles tribute shows being planned by Junction Arts and Music (JAM). JAM is hosting Britain’s Finest, a Beatles tribute band, for two rousing concerts in Haines Junction on Jan. 22 and 23... more

Jan 21, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-11-19 PHOTO: Steve Mynett

James Danderfer didn't intend to be a clarinet player. In Grade 6 he selected the drums as his preferred musical vehicle, but the band director overruled him. "He looked at my choice, then he asked to look at my hands, and then he asked to look ... more

Nov 19, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-06-04 PHOTO: by courtesy of Flatt Lonesome

June 12, the Yukon’s annual bluegrass bash is heading back to Kluane Country, where it all began. After a three-year sojourn in Whitehorse, the Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival will celebrate its 12th anniversary next week in what artistic... more

Jun 4, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Silke Gade

When Dieter Gade worked for a big TV station in Germany, he had no inkling he would one day manage a radio station in a semi-remote corner of Canada’s Yukon. Gade and his wife, Silke, were both engineers in their home country. more

Apr 9, 2015 12:00 AM Haines Junction

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Issue: 2015-03-26 PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

When Majdi Bou-Matar emigrated from Lebanon to Canada, he soon realized how difficult it was for "brown people accents" to find work in professional theatre here. "I was at a crossroads. Either I give up my professional practice and do ... more

Mar 26, 2015 12:00 AM Theatre - Dance