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Issue: 2011-11-24

Puppy

Photo purchased from: Istockphoto.com

I've had a few people ask about breeds of dogs. All breeds are man-made to one degree or another. The biggest thing in looking for a purebred dog is to ask yourself why the breed was developed. Some breeds were developed for a particular trait and yo Read more

Yukoners Pets

Curtis Grahauer does not take himself too seriously. An artist in residence this month at the Macaulay House in Dawson City, Grahauer blurs the lines of performance, social art and curation. Read more

Yukon Arts

Leslie Leong moves like a hummingbird around Gallery 22. It is the opening night of her exhibit, SHIFT, and she is adjusting art, giving directions, answering questions - focused on the puzzle pieces that must come together just before a Read more

Yukon Arts

It's the night of the first big snowfall, and that sound you're hearing is the explosion of standup comedy in Whitehorse. At the Jarvis Street Saloon, it's round three of the Punchline Punchout ... Read more

Theatre - Dance

By the time Ed Peekeekoot arrives in Watson Lake for a house concert on November 24, he will have given nearly 50 performances since July. Those shows have ranged from the Calgary Stampede to the farmers' market in Duncan, B.C., and from a powwow... Read more

Yukon Music

This past weekend I had a very tasty bottle of red wine that I will be going back to buy more of. It was a little over $13 for the bottle, and my friend and I enjoyed it very much! It is from a wine producing country that I'll bet you may not have... Read more

Beverages

Our Yukon night skies are hosting some special cosmic interlopers for the next couple of months, including Comet Garradd. This little fuzz ball of a comet can be found to the left of the keystone shape of the constellation Hercules. It is easily... Read more

Hobbies

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Courtesy of Michelle Christensen

As the first fatality of the 2011-2012 snow season is reported (a snowmobiler in Prince George, B.C.), Kristie Simpson muses that the timing for the new Yukon avalanche forecast system couldn't be more crucial. Simpson, a board member of the Yukon... Read more

Yukon Winter

Cruelty makes good comedy. There's something fascinating and often hilarious about watching one character tear into another. And as the Song of Songs warns us, jealousy is as cruel as the grave. The Guild/Sour Bride co-production of David Mamet's ... Read more

Theatre - Dance

The Dawson table tennis club has generated attention from the media over past year. One name in particular: Laurie Sokolowski. In November 2010, Laurie went to Ottawa for the Canadian Para Table Tennis Championships. Read more

Yukon Active

It is a well-known piece of Yukon history: when gold fever rolled through the Klondike area in the 1890s, Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in leader Chief Isaac made a bold decision that would change the fate of his people. Read more

Yukon Arts