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Over the Rainbow

The Northern Lights School of Dance (NLSD) is bringing the story of The Wizard of Oz to Yukon Arts Centre stage in full colour this month.”We’ve adapted it based on the 1939 film version of the story,” says...

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Gone Fishing

Many Yukoners live here because they enjoy the active lifestyle, interaction with wilderness, and distance from ties and pencil skirts.A visiting author from the Toronto area pointed out to me the other day that he found it...

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An Art of Their Own

On December 15, the Yukon School of Visual Art Dawson City campus will open its doors to the public for its annual Christmas open house and mid-year student Exhibition.In September, 16 students from across Canada, and one...

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Horror Picture Show

As a child, storyteller and projection artist Daniel Barrow shielded his eyes from glimpsing the jackets of horror films in the video store.With puberty, his fear of the horrific and obscene became an obsession with the genre.I...

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Alive with Music

For seven years, Digging Roots’ lead guitarist, Raven Kanatakta could not pick up an instrument.”My arms and hands weren’t working,” he says. “I was worried.”In 1996, halfway through his...

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A Lesson in Taking Shots

I play ping pong every Thursday evening at 6:15 p.m.The Dawson table tennis club has generated attention from the media over past year. One name in particular: Laurie Sokolowski.In November 2010, Laurie went to Ottawa for the...

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Visitors Countdown

Sawdust, grass and gravel are flying, there is painting to be done, tidying and dusting—the rural museums around the territory are gearing for the tourist season.”Opening is always a great flurry,” says Sharron...

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