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Issue: 2015-03-05

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Issue: 2015-03-05


"Light on the Horizon"

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Issue: 2015-03-05 Art: courtesy of The Midnight Sons Band

From its formation and early gigs at jam nights and open mics in 2012, to a residency at the Dirty Northern pub, to last year's performances at the Dawson City and Blue Feather music festivals, to a sold out release concert for the debut album, ... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: IMDb.com

In the wake of Boyhood’s lackluster haul at the recentlyheld Academy Awards — it won only one Oscar, despite six nominations — I’ve been thinking about the film’s writer/director Richard Linklater. Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: Rick Massie

Before he met his wife, Simon Gilpin’s paintings were dreary — depicting cloudfilled skies. After, he created wide-open, blue-skied paintings. “I only just realized I did that.” Gilpin used to destroy work he didn’t like. Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: Flo Whyard

A quarter century is a long time; however, 25 years ago the building the Yukon Transportation Museum (YTM) calls home was already old. The structure was originally built during World War II as a recreation centre for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: Kim Melton

I'm a fairly adventurous person in the kitchen. I'm not afraid to try weird and wacky combinations that occur to my foraging-inspired brain, and I love exploring other culture’s cuisines. Read more

Wild Harvest

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: Tim Vincent

‘Road-schooling’ is the concept of using travel, either by itself or in concert with a curriculum, to educate a child. It brings learning to life and is grounded in the belief that learning is all around us, waiting to be explored and embraced. Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: Jason Westover

My three-year-old daughter Emily has a new BFF in our home. Her and I used to have tea parties, play dates with dolls, and trains moving down a track to a farm that was ruled by the Potato Head People. Read more

Yukon Families

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Issue: 2015-03-05 Photo: Dan Davidson

I recently listened to a court debate concerning the streets connected to 2nd Avenue in the north end of town, and which turn you would have to make to get back to Front Street, depending on which direction you were travelling. Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: courtesy of Rendez-vous de la Francaphonie

You can keep your fishnets and feathers stored for this Rendez-vous. But you don’t have to. If you can't help but whip them out for an encore, who is to judge? Les Rendez-Vous de la Francophonie is a two-week celebration of the French language Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: courtesy of Peter Mather

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival (WSFF), screening at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre on March 5, aims to create a space “where activism gets inspired”; it is the largest environmental film festival in North America. Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: courtesy of Jamie Sachi Richardson

In mid-January, I was given the opportunity to coordinate Je parle français And I Love in English, 2015, a theatrical performance written by and for Francophone women that will be presented this weekend, March 6 and 7, at the Old Fire Hall. Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

WHEN YOU START TO COUGH YOU’LL TAKE THE DAY OFF. YOU WILL FEEL SORE AN’ YOU WILL LOOK POOR. YOU’LL HAVE A SORE CHEST AN’ YOU’LL TRY TO REST. YOU’LL HAVE A HEADACHE AN’ COUGHING WILL KEEP YOU AWAKE. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-03-05 Photo: courtesy of Sonja Ahlers

In 2007, visual artist and poet Sonja Ahlers, experienced two major breakups, one with her boyfriend, and one with the city of Vancouver. She left both in search of a place to wipe the slate clean and grieve — and landed in Whitehorse. Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

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Issue: 2015-03-05 PHOTO: courtesy of Blind Date

Having a blind date can be very stressful — from thinking about what to wear and say, to awkward silences and thoughts of escape. Now imagine having a blind date every night. Read more

Theatre - Dance