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Issue: 2014-02-13

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Issue: 2014-02-13


"Dust Off Your Old Duds"


Since September there have been some good additions to the Yukon Liquor Corp. (YLC) shelves. October and November seem to be emerging as the wine tasting season in the Yukon. In the span of five weeks, I participated in, or organized, three... Read more

Beverages

It can't be easy to find your identity as a chubby performer in Hollywood. In an industry notorious for its worship of physical perfection, overweight actors must sometimes feel adrift. Read more

Photography - Film

WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES? WELL I HAVE SOME BAD NEWS. HER SHOES ARE SMALL SIZE WHICH IS NOT MADE FOR GUYS. HER HIGH HEELS ARE PINK WHICH MADE MY FEET SHRIN Read more

Old Crow

My husband, Ken Burke, was a late bloomer. It wasn't until he retired from Canada Flooring in 1998, that he took up painting. As his wife, I knew he was looking for a hobby to fill his leisure time, and I also recognized he has artistic talent. So... Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

Rebekah Miller is fascinated with zippers, with how they both conceal and reveal, how they open and close. She's also fascinated with coverings – whether they are external facades of buildings or the skins of animals. Therefore, Skins is a very... Read more

Dawson City

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Issue: 2014-02-13, PHOTO: iStock

Another classic struggle is justifying the pursuit of money, when, as an artist, passion, creativity, communication, love, light, colour, and form are the important things in life. So while most artists don't have plans of making it rich, everyone Read more

Yukon Arts

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PHOTO: courtesy of filmsactu.net

How do you relate to someone after you discover they've committed monstrous acts? The generation born in Germany after World War II– who Berthold Brecht called "those who came after" (Nachgeborenen) – faced that question every day. The 2008 German... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2014-02-13, PHOTO: iStock

Dear Juniper and Johnny, My girlfriend and I were casually discussing the Peel Watershed Regional Land Use plan that was just released and we ended up getting into a very heated argument that ended in her never wanting to speak to me again. I am... Read more

Yukon People

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Issue: 2014-02-13, PHOTO: iStock

It's natural that you have some complaints about your boss, co-workers, or customers. No job is perfect and we are only human. However, how you express your feelings may prove to be a problem, not only in your present job, but also your chances of... Read more

Yukon Lifestyle

Wood bison are big-boned, heavily muscled animals that are able to run away and disappear after being hit well with a high quality bullet. Read more

Yukon Hunting - Fishing

Dwayne and Nellie Backstrom might never be listed in the pages of The Colourful Five Percent; I don't think they would care to be. But 2014's Sourdough Rendezvous' Mr. And Mrs. Yukon have a Read more

Yukon History

Rendezvous – it's always been our mid-winter break. A chance to unwind. It's competition, and horseplay, and fun. It's a toast to old friends, and another to new friends. It's a pessimist's pleasure: "can't touch the good old days, going to my cabin Read more

Yukon History

It's the biggest party in the territory, and this year Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous celebrates its 50th anniversary. For a lot of Yukoners the festival represents the nearing of the end of winter, but for others it's a chance to compete for coveted ti Read more

Yukon History

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Issue: 2014-02-13, PHOTO: Cathie Archbould

Torontonian Clinton Walker has flown into the Yukon to direct another play at The Guild Hall. The new production The Book of Esther, by Leanna Brodie, is his fifth directorial project in five years up here. And this one hits pretty close to home for Read more

Theatre - Dance

Musicians dream of taking it to the next level. Whether it's going from an empty garage, to a small open mic night, or from the open mic scene to a paid gig at a local bar. For many, the next step up is the most challenging: to take their music to a Read more

Yukon Music