Issue: 2011-12-01

A Month of Music

This December on APTN is music mayhem on APTN, with music programming representing Canada from coast-to-coast-to-coast throughout the month, featuring the hottest Aboriginal music artists. There is something for every music lover from hip-hop to rock to Motown to traditional and more. Don’t miss a beat. One of the first specials APTN is proud to …

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Films of Struggle & Resistance

Amnesty International’s annual film festival returns to Whitehorse and Haines Junction this week, with a powerful lineup of feature documentaries. The festival plays December 2 and 3 in Whitehorse, and December 5 in Haines Junction. Kicking off the festival at 7 p.m. Friday night is Korean-Brazilian director Iara Lee’s feature documentary, Cultures of Resistance. This …

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Doing One Better

Brendan Kelly had a lot on his mind when he went to the 1 a.m. show at Foxy’s Lounge the morning of October 22. An avowed country and western music fan, Kelly had been looking forward to hearing one of his favourite singers, Aaron Pritchett. But just over 24 hours previously, three students at Porter …

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The Ice Bridge Begins

I finally managed to spot the place where they are crossing the Yukon River yesterday (November 19). I’ve been hearing stories of people making the trek since about two weeks after they pulled the ferry out, but the ice build-up has been so erratic this year that I hardly knew what to believe. It looked …

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