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Arlin McFarlane

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Issue: 2017-06-14, PHOTO: Courtesy of the Yukon Transportation Museum

The history of how we move is full of wild and wondrous stories about survival, romance, perseverance and everyday life. It’s also a great lens through which we can explore science and technology. Two new summer programs at the Yukon... more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2017-01-25, PHOTO: Roy Ferguson

Faye Ferguson understands the value of documenting one's life stories, for both the writer and the eventual reader. Ferguson is a personal historian based in Victoria, B.C. who helps people fashion their life stories into print or digital forms... more

Literature

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Issue: 2015-11-05 PHOTO: Max Fraser

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 prone to... more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-06-11 PHOTO: Nicole Bauberger and Jessica Vellenga

From dance to live painting to a spider web takeover of a local park, the second annual Whitehorse Nuit Blanche (WNB) has an exhibit and activity for everybody. With a focus on participatory performances, the all-night art crawl transforms the ... more

Yukon Arts

Onde de choc is a new event that will bring together over 25 Francophone artists from a variety of disciplines. Through culinary art, video, interactive installation, music, dance, storytelling, visual art, theatre and poetry, everyone is invited to more

Yukon Arts

What do a dancer and a photographer have in common? What about a visual artist and an actor, or a writer and a violinist? The answer is Brave New Works' Homeland Fusion, which will run Nov. 21 and 22 at the Old Fire Hall in Whitehorse. more

Yukon Arts

When siblings embark on a new life together in unfamiliar surroundings ... That's the premise of Wake and Bake, a new play by Whitehorse playwright Dean Eyre, which is currently on tour across the territory. more

Theatre - Dance

The Celebration of the Harvest takes place at Shipyards Park again this year on Thursday, this time with a special visit from mythologies past. more

Farm - Garden

I gave Justine Davidson, the theatre reviewer for the Whitehorse Star, a long hug at the end of The Laramie Project, the Guild Society/GALA play. Both of us were near tears. more

Theatre - Dance

Hockey players can craft, too. That is the message from Arlin McFarlane, artistic director for Yukon Educational Theatre's Inzanity Wing, the backbone behind this year's new Santa Parade "Winterval." more

Theatre - Dance

​The Yukon was lucky to have been chosen as the location for the filming of Anash and the Legacy of the Sun-Rock. Yes, we have talented film people here in the Yukon – both in front and behind the camera – and, by all reports, the production was han more

Photography - Film

"We had to lug a 200-pound TV each week and there was a lot of glare from the tent's door and traffic would drown out the sound," says Andrew Connors, Yukon Film Society's programmer. more

Photography - Film

This could possibly be the most-anticipated Burning Away the Winter Blues event in its 11-year history. Because of the economy? "No," says Arlin McFarlane. "It has been a long winter this year." more

Yukon Winter

The image of an artist at work often sets an artist alone in a room with paint or perhaps a musical instrument, creating or composing in solitude. While this focus may be necessary for some parts of the work, most art comes alive ... more

Yukon Arts

For nine years, Burning Away the Winter Blues was a grassroots event that allowed Yukoners to come together at the Spring Equinox as a torch-wielding mob to, well, burn away the winter blues. more

Health and Wellness

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: kozzi.com

Gridlock. We hardly ever have it in Whitehorse and if we do we can likely, easily, take another route to get where we are going (okay, not over the Riverdale Bridge). It is much like the fiber optic cable that is carrying our email to Paris... more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-06-02, PHOTO: kozzi.com

According to Israeli physicist Moshe Feldenkrais, “hurrying is bad for learning.” How many of us hurry through our day ensuring that the garbage has been put out, the car has gas, the kids arrive at school on time, that we are appropriately... more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2016-05-26, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

Can we change our brain just by thinking? Neuroscience would have us believe so. For example, a calm brain is more capable of learning, working and healing. It sounds simple. When the signal-to-noise ratio in the brain is low, learning and... more

Yukon Education