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Issue: 2015-10-29

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Issue: 2015-10-29


"Penny Arcades and Poodle Skirts"

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The snow has come and gone… and come and gone again… but the heavy mist on the hillsides around the town – mists that last well past the morning and into the afternoon – tell their own story of seasonal change. Winter, as they say in Westeros, is... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Jordi Jones

On Oct 31st Whitehorse residents will have a chance to work up a sweat to some sweet electronica tunes at the second annual Masq dance party. There will be a full bar, photo booth, catering, music and a costume contest with prizes from Air North, ... Read more

Yukon Halloween

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Helene Roth

The Yukon Rendezvous Society is throwing a Halloween dance party again this year, and the theme is Back to the Future Part II. The trippy concept is that in 1989, when Back to the Future Part II came out, our man Marty (Michael J. Fox) ... Read more

Yukon Halloween

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Issue: 2015-10-29 Cartoon: Allan Benjamin

BECAUSE I KNOW HOW TO SNOWSHOE. BECAUSE I KNOW HOW TO CANOE. BECAUSE I KNOW HOW TO HUNT. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

Halloween parties for the mature crowd can’t simply offer a feast of candy and chips. We have issues such as cholesterol, blood pressure and the adult palate to keep in mind. Luckily, there are many healthy party snacks that can be served. Here... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Frank Flavin

Wherever your travels take you, there is bound to be a place that has a ghost living in the shadows. England has the ghastly Tower of London, Romania has the mysterious Hoia Baciu forest, Japan has the eerie Hanging Ruins... Just over the border ... Read more

Paranormal

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Jason Westover

I looked out our window on Halloween Day, 2014. It was only -10ºC outside, but the trees were shaking as the wind howled making it much colder. The weather network put out a warning for Old Crow the night before announcing winds up to 40 kilometres.. Read more

Old Crow

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: kozzi.com

Claude Turcotte was the father of my two younger kids, Josh and Sophie Turcotte, also Dad to then-toddlers Geordie MacInnis and Lee Robitaille. He was my partner, lover and frenemy from 1979 to 1988, when his shenanigans became too much for me... Read more

Paranormal

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Issue: 2015-10-29 Photo: Rick Massie

Dig out your poodle skirt and put on your saddle shoes. The Open Pit Theatre is hosting a 1950s Sock Hop Film Night in Whitehorse on Saturday. The evening features five films with an on-the-spot, improvised soundtrack by live actors and musicians... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: courtesy of Deanna Fleysher

This Halloween season The Yukon Arts Centre (YAC) will present Butt Kapinksi at The Old Fire Hall, an interactive comedic murder mystery set in the style of a classic film noir movie. The show’s creator and star, Deanna Fleysher, slips into the... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Angela Szymczuk

While the chip and candy industry churns out boxes of treats for the kids, there lies another type of treat adults can enjoy at Halloween: creepy cigars. With names like Insidious, Exorcist, and Warlock, there is a niche market of cigars with... Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Vintage Books (1993)

Who hasn’t thought about running their own business? Set your own hours, make your own money, be your own boss? Naturally, it’s never that easy, but for those with an entrepreneurial bent, here are three books which might inspire you. Read more

Literature

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Sarah Ott

That time of year has come again and Halloween is upon us. Goblins, ghouls and vampires are sure to be scouring the streets on the 31st of October in search of the houses’ treasure: candy. But among the 4 foot gremlins, the outlines of lanky... Read more

Yukon Halloween

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Issue: 2015-10-29 PHOTO: Tamara Neely

If you’re under pressure to get a Halloween costume together, take note that going as a ghost in a sheet with holes cut for eyes seems quick and easy, but it’s a ball and chain that will be annoying all party long. The whole night will be spent... Read more

Hobbies