Issue: 2011-07-14

We're in the thick of it now. Blockbuster season has arrived, with its bumper crop of sequels, remakes and films based on comic-book heroes. Still to come are Captain America, a Planet of the Apes sequel and, of course, the last of the Harry Potter Read more

Photography - Film

Larry Graves and I spoke just after the band's van had rolled into Sault Ste Marie on its way to Thunder Bay, a nine-hour drive from Toronto. "We're only a fraction of the way to the Yukon," Parks said, sounding tired over his cell phone. Read more

Yukon Music

Two days after Ju Hyun Seo got married last November, he flew to the Yukon to teach breakdancing for a month at Leaping Feats Creative Danceworks. When artist director Andrea Simpson-Fowler asked if he'd be interested in something longer term ... Read more

Theatre - Dance

The eight-week series is aimed at giving campers in the surrounding big box parking lot a taste of Yukon literature. Michael Gates and I read at the first time slot on July 8. Read more




We have had people volunteer to help out on the farm. Some were travelling around the country and took part in a program called Willing Workers on Organic Farms (WOOF-ing) - trading room and board for farm labour. Read more

Farm - Garden

When Sue Waddington started a particular rug-hooking project in 1977, she had no idea what lay ahead for her and her husband, Jim. The tapestry was based on a pictorial image – a 1933 painting by A.Y. Jackson of a lake in Killarney Provincial Park... Read more

Yukon People