Issue: 2014-01-30

Issue: 2014-01-30

“Supporting the Scene”

Life on the Border

National Geographic Channel’s TV show, Border Security, about customs officers dealing with strange and sometimes dangerous people is often set in a metropolitan city, most frequently in an airport. But Beaver Creek — the most westerly community in Canada — is a town of about 100 people, and it includes Border Services officers, too. Mark …

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The Pecha Kucha Payoff

Pecha Kucha is a presentation-style invented by architects in 2003, designed to promote clarity and concision amongst public speakers. The Pecha Kucha format requires presenters to build a slide show containing exactly 20 slides. As the images roll, the speaker provides commentary on each one. The catch? Each of these 20 projections is only shown …

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‘Feels Like Woodstook Organized by Canadian Army Engineers’

At the monthly coffee house events in Whitehorse, it’s all about the music, not the drinks. Anyone of any age is welcome to get up on the stage. Taking place in the Whitehorse United Church,t They provide an alcohol-free, smoke-free environment, opening up the possibility of young musicians practicing their art, and allowing audiences to …

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The Beauty of Decay

I live along the Alaska Highway and when I step out of my house I am in the wilderness. Though I normally live in the wilderness, I can always find a little wilderness wherever I go. When I lived in The Hague, the North Sea and it’s beaches and dunes were within biking distance. In …

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So Close

Whitehorse resident Daniel Janke has two passions: film and music. Janke has been writing and directing his own films in addition to creating music for theatre, dance, and concerts. He’s also toured Canada multiple times with different groups, including his own Daniel Janke Quartet. Recently, Janke combined his passions by composing music for the short …

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Bison Hunt: intro of the herd 1/5

1998 was the first bison hunting season. They did nothing to avoid hunters. Later they became wary so hunting them became more challenging.

Supporting the Scene

The Yukon holds a certain charm in the eye of an artist. It could be the simple beauty of the place, or perhaps the opportunities it provides. Whatever the case, the arts community is strong here, and the music scene is perhaps the biggest of all. Get involved with the local music crowd, or just …

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