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Issue: 2015-04-09

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Issue: 2015-04-09


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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Silke Gade

When Dieter Gade worked for a big TV station in Germany, he had no inkling he would one day manage a radio station in a semi-remote corner of Canada’s Yukon. Gade and his wife, Silke, were both engineers in their home country. Read more

Haines Junction

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: 2014 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games

Serge Michaud doesn’t attempt to hide his feelings about the importance of the Special Olympics movement. “For me, the organization is all about providing opportunities, which is something near and dear to my heart,” he says. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO:IMDb.com

On September 20, 1993 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air aired episode one of season four. The show documented the comedic hijinks of Will Smith (played by Will Smith), a street-savvy kid from Philadelphia who went to live in a Los Angeles mansion... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Rebecca Reynolds

In The Debt to Pleasure John Lancaster wonders if T.S. Eliot invented the link between April and suicides, just as painter Joseph Mallord William Turner invented sunsets (Google it. I did). Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Miche Genest

This is a story about ice wine, and we will get to it in a roundabout way. Recently my husband Hector forwarded me an email from the farmer who, last fall, had sold us half a pig, four chickens, and our Thanksgiving turkey. Read more

Beverages

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: IMDb.com

An article that appeared in the Washington Post just before Barack Obama’s inauguration as President of the United States, about a butler who had served over 30 years in the White House, inspired screenwriter Danny Strong to write a historical epic.. Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: courtesy of Chris Madden

Two teams of Yukon students will travel outside the territory this spring after strong performances at the Destination Imagination Yukon tournament on February 28. Destination Imagination (DI) is an extracurricular program where teams of students... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

Emil Imrith laughs easily when he is asked about the stereotype we have for physicists: nerdy types in lab coats standing in front of a blackboard full of numbers and equations. “Nowadays, we have computers that help us to model and simulate,”... Read more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

Welcome to the cigar lounge. Last time we were here, I paired a CAO Italia cigar with Glenfiddich scotch. Today, the cigar of choice will be a Cusano 59 in a preferido vitola, from the Dominican Republic, accompanied by a mug of Miller draft beer. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Allan Benjamin

Even if you’re famous. Even if you’re rich. Even if you’re healthy. Even if you’re educated. Even if you’re strong. Even if you’re lucky. Even if you’re young. Even if you’re sexy. Even if you’re free. Even if you’re law abiding. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

A television mini-series is being shot in Dawson between April 7 and 17. The two episodes of Her Next Plan are being produced by the newly formed Big Plan Pictures Ltd. Dawson filmmaker Lulu Keating (Red Snapper Films) and Max Fraser... Read more

Photography - Film

Have you ever had big dreams of creating a piece of theatre but weren’t sure how to start? Have you ever had a great idea for a play but had no idea how to get it on the stage? Are you looking for the chance to try out a script you have written in... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-04-09 PHOTO: courtesy of the Guild Society

Whitehorse has an awesome art scene. This month, The Guild will try to make it more awesome when its production of Cannibal! The Musical hits the stage. The play, which is based on the film of the same name, has been circulating North America for... Read more

Theatre - Dance