Issue: 2010-10-14

There has been a YouTube video going around lately with Ellen DeGeneres pleading to end intolerance after a spate of young gay people committed suicide. Even in this day and age of greater tolerance towards all minorities, and even after 40-plus yea Read more

Making A Difference!

I'm sitting in a DJ booth, bopping my head along to Modern English. It's hard not to think about how easy it is to slot right back into Northern life. In most ways it feels like I never left, and other than the tragic absence of the Colonel and a... Read more



Crystal Cruises

Over the last several weeks, I have been giving a significant amount of thought to wine tastings, and wanted to speak about them in more detail. Before I proceed further, I should provide the disclaimer that I am the president of the Rotary Club... Read more


The sun is flirting with the edge of the mountain and the heat is leeching out of the day. Read more


The Boys makes its Canadian debut here in Whitehorse. It had a run in Philadelphia, but Kris Elgstrand is Canadian, and he came up to Whitehorse to see his play premiered on his native soil. Read more

Theatre - Dance


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If you ask Whitehorse resident Justine Davidson if the $50 fee to participate in Nakai Theatre's 24 Hour Playwriting Competition is worth it, you'll most likely get a resounding yes. Read more

Theatre - Dance

Some offers a person simply can't refuse. When the email inviting me to be part of the What's Up Yukon team landed, the cadence of Marlon Brando coming down the wire was unmistakable. The pressure was intense. How could I rush ... Read more

What's Up Yukon Writers

In the lobby of the Yukon Government Administration Building, just behind the library, you can see this year's eight new additions to the Yukon Permanent Art Collection. The collection "belongs to the people of the Yukon," ... Read more

Yukon Arts

Imagine a new book mailed to every child, every month, until they are five years old. That's what Dolly Parton did. Now imagine literacy in every Yukon family. That's what the Rendezvous Rotary Club did. The result is the Yukon Dolly Parton Imaginat Read more