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Dennis Shorty and Jennifer Froehling

From the North to the South

We deserve a pat on the back. That’s part of the point of From the North says Kim Winnicky, executive producer of the arts performance and show, a Canada 150 project being produced by Music Yukon.“We (in the territories) don’t...

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Healing Through Art

Dennis Shorty created his first sculpture when he was eight years old. It was a moose carvedout of poplar with a burbot fish skull for antlers and a bit of “fish glue” to hold them in place. He was proud of the sculpture and...

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A portal to the world

Yukon artist Lawrie Crawford imagined a gallery, an airy space with high ceilings and bigbeautiful windows. She could picture Suzanne Paleczny’s sculpture of Icarus hanging there.With that vision an idea was born. Crawford and...

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Rain or Shine, It’s a Good Time

There is a little park in the centre of downtown Whitehorse where magic happens during the summer.Every weekday lunch hour, for 11 glorious weeks, the park fills with kids, office workers, seniors, moms, dads, twenty-somethings...

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A Mothering Hen

When Kaska master carver Dennis Shorty talks about his art, the conversation is more likely to focus on his respect for the materials he uses than on his finished products. “When I pick up that piece of wood, that piece of wood...

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