November 11 2020

A politically-minded family drama

It’s easy to see why Ben Lerner’s The Topeka School (McLelland and Steward, 2019) was among Barack Obama’s favourite reads in 2019. At once a coming-of-age bildungsroman and a subdued political drama, this novel is as much about the nature of language and reason in American culture as it is about the power of memory …

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A storm is brewing

Last time What’s Up Yukon spoke with Whitehorse-based prog metal artist Rick Massie, he had just released his debut solo album, Eclipse. Now, only five months on, Massie is already working on new music.

Feeling anxious?

Anxiety can’t be avoided completely, but with the right tools and the right aids, no one needs to live a life destroyed by it.

Lest we forget

The poppy was originally worn by Americans. Madame Guerin convinced Canadian veterans to adopt the poppy in Canada.

My Bucket List

I have to pack a bucket of water for Eliza Steamboat I have to pack a bucket of water for Robert Steamboat I have to pack a bucket of water for Sarh Baalam I have to pack a bucket of water for Old Baalam I have to pack a bucket of water for Myra Kay …

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Lessons in gratitude from my life in the Andes

there are certain days of the year that are designated to remind us more strongly of where we should direct our gratitude, but what really makes a difference in our lives are the small acts of reverence. Here in Peru, for example, it’s quite common to share a bit of whatever you’re drinking.

Beast of the Boreal

“It’s not an art form you often see featured in traditional gallery” We wanted to create space for illustration artists to have work seen.

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