The Wolves At The Guild
The play itself is written for female-identifying characters which was a huge draw for Pritchard, Clark and Sinclair…
The play itself is written for female-identifying characters which was a huge draw for Pritchard, Clark and Sinclair…
ALFF has evolved into a two-week, 100-plus film event. There are 45 feature- and mid-length films, over 50 short films, live concerts…
This past Christmas season, Yukoners were introduced to a new children’s book created by local illustrator Tedd Tucker.
Hecate Press, founded a few years ago by artist Kimberly Edgar, is creating new opportunities for the Yukon’s established and emerging comic artists.
Artist Esther Bordet visits the same Himalayan summit as her great-uncle, to create a graphic novel based on his travels.
It was never Nathalie Parenteau’s intention to be an artist. She still views her vocation as something she stumbled upon.
Unorthodox Yukon is one of the Yukon’s most-colourful spaces. The store’s owner, Douma Alwarid, is funny, open and animated.
Important history of Yukon Indigenous people is about to be told, by the Yukon Association of Non-status Indians
30 year old Teetl’it Gwich’in woman Bobbi Rose Koe received the 2021 Canadian River Heritage Award. A lifetime achievement award.
If humanity for some reason disappears, what will become of Earth’s other inhabitants? David Curtis: Shall Inherit at Yukon Arts Centre.
Where does our poop go after we flush? Turns out it is a journey after we flush, and we can help ensure that the system runs smoothly.
The 501st Legion (a.k.a. Vader’s Fist), a Star Wars costuming group, is in the territory. Hear from inaugural members of The Yukon’s Legion.
WROL (Without Rule of Law) at the Guild is an all youth cast with no adult characters in this play about 7 girls preparing for the apocalypse
Cohen Quash is 12, which may make him the youngest fashion designer the Yukon. His Watson Lake business is Mésdzįh Eskiye Designs.
Chat with artists at Yukon tattoo shops. They’re the most kind & community-minded folks & you might walk out wondering why you don’t have ink.
Yukon artists & Yukon Prize for Visual Arts finalists, Krystle Silverfox & Veronica Verkley, talk about who inspires them in art and in life.
A few of the the diverse offerings at the 2022 Available Light Film Festival (ALFF) happening online, and maybe a bit in-person.
Yukon Illustration Coalition (YILCO) Dreamland: Demystifying Digital Illustration reveals the digital illustration processes.
Collective Memory exhibition: Marking the 40th anniversary of the Yukon Permanent Art Collection. Part of Yukon’s dynamic collective memory.
2 exhibitions at Arts Underground. Focus Gallery, Tedd Tucker’s Winter Sketches. Edge Gallery, Heather Von Steinhagen’s Hidden Details.
Folks are excited that the Yukon Film Society has re-opened the Yukon Theatre on Wood Street after its former owners shut it down.
Their practices may seem different – Waters is a watercolour artist, Geary is a potter – their materials are drawn from the same elements.
Fantasy in Miniature, brings a little magic. Sharing the Planet features butterflies & moths. Both are at Arts Underground.
International foods from many countries and a variety of cuisine – Middle Eastern, South Asian, European and Japanese.
Crêperie La Petite-Maison brings French food to Yukoners. Morin & Veniatare passionate & Yukoners are crazy about their crêpes.
From 1995 to 2001 Dr. Jaime Smith was the territory’s only psychiatrist. Jim Robb devotes page 38 in The Colourful 5% V:III to this Yukoner.
Tullis, 83, likes to build. A retired heavy duty mechanic, the airplane, steam engine & Ford Model T occupied him for the last 30 years.
Imagine our understanding of the Yukon without Jim Robb. Colourless without characters like “Wigwam” Harry, Andy Hooper and Buzz Saw Jimmy?
A Dinner Party at The Guild. “I love Whitehorse audiences, there’s an eagerness & openness to absurdity … and this play gets really weird.”
Using traditional and contemporary influences, Peter’s modern clothing sewn from granny hanky fabric, which brings childhood memories.
The Eleventy-Leven postcards are years of original artwork postcards exchanged every Friday between artists Joyce Majiski and Zea Morvitz.
Larrikin Entertainment artistic executive producer Katherine McCallum is excited to be spearheading the dark comedy’s world premiere.
Graphic novels are Gallagher’s favourite art form. This exhibit is an artistic journey to produce a horror graphic novel set in the Yukon.
If a customer asks for something, she’ll try to find it for them and the selection is impressive. There are products from many countries.
Ramshackle Theatre in the Bush “I’m already out in the yard,” Fidler says. “I’ve got my chainsaw out and I’m clearing the paths.”
Meeting Bahm set her on a new personal journey, and professional path informed by his Tlingit heritage and traditional approach to trapping.
Natasha Henderson’s brooding skies, dense, lush forests and dark city streets in the appropriately-titled Under the Yukon Sky.
With an improved ‘Round Back venue in place, the Guild Hall unveils a new series of performances. Music, theatre, comedy and more.
Michelle Friesen is part of the next wave of amazing Yukon women aiming to make mountain biking accessible and inclusive. And she’s clearly happy to be leading the way.
Karen Thomas takes a light-hearted approach to art-making. This makes for a joyful experience for folks who take in her exhibit 2020 Landscape Series: A Path Forward which is currently showing at Arts Underground in Whitehorse.
In Superposition, Jesse Devost’s new exhibition at Arts Underground, Devost defines superposition as “the physical paradox of two distinct states, when added together equal a new valid state.
Macarons represent the bonbons side of Jeszika Mae’s business slogan: “Bacon and Bonbons – smoked meats and sweet treats.”
Compared to the Klondike-era poems we’re familiar with, it seems that Tara Borin’s poetry breaks ground by presenting a post-gold rush, post-Robert Service perspective of Dawson.
Virginia Wilson, whose exhibit Travels with a Sketchbook is currently showing at Yukon Artists @ Work ([email protected]), approaches landscapes with a background in geography.
Anne’s Dumplings took off in the last year. Anne Huang-Power can’t keep up with the demand for her dumplings.
Night Market offers a taste of Thai Troy King, the executive chef behind the recently-opened Night Market, is a person who seems to live by the Asian-fusion restaurant’s slogan, “grab life by the bowls.” King is already known for heading up the team at Wood Street Ramen. I meet with him to talk about Night …
Whitehorse artist Scott Price is the ultimate scavenger. His favourite source for materials is the nearest dump. He’s been to dumps in Whitehorse, Dawson and, more recently, Wells, B.C. Whatever he discovers will partially determine what his art will be. Price’s practice involves bringing together the “junk” he collects to make assemblages, which are sculptures …
Changing Gear ticks off several boxes: it’s well set up, it’s a great facility, it’s something he can grow with, and the location
There’s a whole lot of local in Gather Café and Taphouse, a recent addition to Whitehorse’s burgeoning culinary and bar scene.
Rendezvous weekend takes place Feb. 26 to Feb. 28, with a mix of in-person and outdoor action.
The sky’s the limit for Lukas Kobler, a forward-thinking entrepreneur who sees endless possibilities in what 3D printers can do. Kobler, a full-time engineering student at the University of Calgary, is juggling online courses while running his business, Yukon 3D Solutions, from his home in Whistle Bend. Some of the 3D prints he recently completed …
As with every year, the 2021 Pivot Festival will bring Yukoners surprising work from both national and local performers. Due to COVID-19, the national talent – a comic duo called Folk Lordz – will participate online from wherever they are in Canada.
Drawing with fire is one of humankind’s most ancient arts. This is what I was told by Ricardo Espada Horsfall when I visited him at his recent show, Smoke, Feelings and Wood at the Free-Space gallery in Northern Front Studio.
Last-minute shoppers are sure to find something for a friend or family member at Yukon Artists @ Work. There are also lots of small treasures for topping up stocking, or add some sparkle to what has been a very strange and difficult year.
Robyn McLeod’s dresses from her fashion collection, Dene Futurisms, are featured in this story, which is part of a series about the three Chu Niikwän residency artists and their work.
Chishti’s Then and Now: Water and a Name is the second in a series of stories featuring the Chu Niikwän artists and their work.
Polarity Brewing, the latest addition to the Yukon craft beer scene, is a labour of love.
Road Dogs is a music store, a coffee shop and the new Yukon Online Marketplace. It’s a place to buy a guitar, peruse vinyl while you enjoy a great cappuccino, and the pick up spot for a new online marketplace for Yukon products.
Every Brilliant Thing is a delightfully funny play about depression, but it’s not depressing. It’s also no surprise that the Guild theatre’s first indoor play of the season is about connection.
Dawn Robinson is primarily a dancer, but is also a visual artist. She incorporated both these disciplines into her Chu Niikwän Artist Residency piece, entitled Seven.
Nicole Favron’s performance-based work is being recognized as the Yukon winner of the 2020 BMO 1st Art! Competition.
Crow and Wolf, accustomed to several roles.“That’s how we’re used to working”.Indie theatre partners on Yukon production.
Beauty Through Decay is Jennfer Jay’s first exhibit, although she has been making art all her life. Yukoners may not know her name. As she notes in her bio, Jay has spent a lot of time being put into boxes that she never felt like she belonged in.
Yukon theatre companies are finding creative ways to present work. Adapting shows and developing unique formats to fit with our new reality.
How Isolation, underwear fights and hanging around the house inspiration for Theatre in the Bush. ‘That would make a great spot for a show.’”
When it comes to energy, northern communities require sustainable, reliable solutions. There are many challenges to planning a power project in the North, including severe weather and electric power networks that span great distances. Renewable energy technologies can work, but they need to be carefully planned and designed so they meet the power needs of …
Of Beasts and Branches: an interpretation of nature is Jenifer Davidson’s first solo show. Just as her materials are drawn from nature, so is her subject matter.
The Yukon River Quest goes virtual It’s hard to imagine a summer without the Yukon River Quest. For 21 years, the annual event brought paddlers from around the world to “race to the midnight sun.” For participating Yukoners, it meant hours of commitment leading up to the race. Non-paddlers lost their paddling friends to their …
Really big puppets are coming to a park near you, but they’ll be keeping their distance.
One of the summer’s most popular fundraisers, the Ride for Dad, has undergone some changes in response to COVID-19.
When the National Gallery of Canada announced the recipients of the 2020 Sobey Art Award in April, Yukon artist Joseph Tisiga was on the list of 25 names. This is a big deal. The Sobey Art Award is the most prestigious contemporary art prize in the country. This year, rather than selecting one winner, the …
I remember the first time Nicole Bauberger created a series of dresses. It was in 2004, and Bauberger was part of an artists’ collective called Studio 204. The collective had a small studio and artist-run gallery space of the same name, in the alley in the back of 204 Main Street. Bauberger’s first show at Studio 204 …
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