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Barry “Jack” Jenkins

The Continuation of an Era

We decided to go back to where it all began.The first jam night that Peggy Hanifan ever hosted was at the Kopper King and that is where we found ourselves on none other than a good old “Thirsty Thursday”.Barry “Jack” Jenkins...

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Katie Avery Prepares to Release Solo Album

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...

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Johnny Cash For Cancer

For anyone who has fallen into a burning ring of fire, who are boys named Sue, or who have been to Folsom Prison, in real life, or just in song, A Tribute To Johnny Cash, on Friday, February 27, at the Yukon Convention Centre,...

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Honest, Aggressive Rock n’ Roll

The best album I heard last summer, and probably all year, came out of Dawson City.Hope, the debut album by The Naysayers, totally rocks. Led by singer-songwriter Drea Nasager, the band fuels its folk rock songs with a heavy...

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The Wooden Sky Kicks Off ALFF

For Yukoners who miss having a music festival in February, the Yukon Film Society has stepped up. This year, the Available Light Film Festival (ALFF) has expanded to include musical performances.Andrew Connors, ALFF director,...

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Dan Mangan is Back in Town

Dan Mangan is almost as excited to see the Yukon again as Yukoners are to see him.In 2010, Mangan played both the Frostbite and Dawson City Music Festivals and was impressed by the local cultural scene. He says, “it seems to me...

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Reviewers under review

Like mushrooms after rain, interesting mini-discussions pop up spontaneously from time to time on the ArtsNet list serve.A recent one that caught my eye concerned the age-old topic of arts reviews/critiques: what are they, what...

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