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Issue: 2017-10-11, PHOTO: courtesy of Lara Lewis

Last year Lara Lewis took some time off rocks to focus on rock. Now the Whitehorse-based geologist/songwriter is gearing up to release her first full-length album, Lov Lavatic, on Thursday, Oct. 19 at The Old Fire Hall. “It conflicts with winefest... more

Oct 11, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-09-13, PHOTO: Iris Kris Krueger, Wochenspiegel

Ross River musician Dennis Shorty grew up in a musical family that spoke Kaska and performed at social events. Now he is sharing his love of the language through the musical duo he formed with his wife, Jennifer Froehling, is called Dena Zagi... more

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2016-04-28, PHOTO: Jeffrey Care

When Fawn Fritzen's new CD, Pairings, debuts at the Old Fire Hall on Saturday, it won't be your typical Whitehorse album launch. For one thing, many of those in attendance already have a connection to the project as contributors to Fritzen's... more

Apr 28, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-09-17 PHOTO: Courtesy of Music Yukon

Summer may be drawing to a close, but there is still a great music festival that you can catch. Taking place in Victoria, B.C., the Breakout West festival takes place Sept. 17-20. The festival has been going for 13 years strong. more

Sep 17, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

A television mini-series is being shot in Dawson between April 7 and 17. The two episodes of Her Next Plan are being produced by the newly formed Big Plan Pictures Ltd. Dawson filmmaker Lulu Keating (Red Snapper Films) and Max Fraser... more

Apr 9, 2015 12:00 AM Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-03-19 PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

Katie Avery is a classically trained violinist, but folk and traditional fiddle music is in her blood. She's just recorded her first solo album, which she describes as being, “inspired by all the beautiful people I have known in my life.” more

Mar 19, 2015 12:00 AM Yukon Music

Dave Haddock is gearing up to celebrate the release of his third album. On Sept. 18 he'll be having a release party for the full-length album Talk to Me at the Yukon Arts Centre. more

Sep 12, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Music

What do you do if your family is "the most apologized-to family in Canada?" If you're Mitch Miyagawa, local writer and filmmaker, you create a documentary about it. Miyagawa's documentary, A Sorry State, chronicles his family's experience of... more

Mar 21, 2013 12:00 AM Photography - Film

It won't be outlaw gangs roaming the territory's capital, but camera crews taking part in the Cold Snap filmmaking event. more

Mar 3, 2011 12:00 AM Photography - Film

Okay film-lovers, try this. Go stand close to a mirror, eight or nine inches away. Look steadily for a full second into one eye, then into the other eye. Now move your gaze back and forth as quickly as you can. more

Dec 9, 2010 12:00 AM Photography - Film

"I've only been playing two years," he explains, leaning on his arm and pushing his curly mop up off his eyes. "I was working in the coffee shop at the multiplex when it was the Midnight Sun, and I was alone for whole eight-hour shifts. more

Nov 26, 2009 12:00 AM Yukon Music