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Mary Sloan

Can wisdom save the world?

In an instant, everything changes. Electricity fizzles out, networks crumble and the collected knowledge of humanity – stored in digital archives like Wikipedia – vanishes. The world is left in the middle of a cold, dark...

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Spelling it out

Mary Sloan was only vaguely aware of the 2005 smash Broadway musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, when she learned that the Guild Theatre’s artistic director, Brian Fidler, had picked it as this year’s season finale.

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Stories Come to Life

Falen Johnson doesn’t hold back when it comes to Gwaandak Theatre. “I love Gwaandak,” the Six Nations writer says straight out. “It’s a place where you know you’re immediately welcomed as an Indigenous playwright.”Johnson’s play...

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Where Tradition and Youth Converge

The fiddling tradition is alive and well in the Yukon thanks to the Fiddleheads, a group of young fiddlers ranging in age from seven to fourteen years old. The local youth fiddle club is teaming up with groups in Haines Junction...

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Old Time Horror

Geneviève Doyon and Jessica Hickman have, once again, combed through silent films, searching for excerpts to play on a screen to an audience.This is the third year they’ve done it.Doyon and Hickman are the co-artistic directors...

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The Next Act

Longtime Yukon teacher Mary Sloan and rapper Eminem have something in common. Theyboth got their careers started in Detroit’s notorious 8-Mile district.However, Sloan’s teaching environment from the beginning to the end could...

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We Can Change

Whitehorse director and playwright Arlin McFarlane strives to captivate. She has developed a unique, one-actor play about our ability to change our lives around thanks to neuroplasticity.The play is about a young girl who is...

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