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Jessica Vellenga

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Issue: 2018-08-01, PHOTO: Danny Macdonald

Historic Miles Canyon holds a special place in the story of Whitehorse. Today’s picturesque hiking trails, pedestrian suspension bridge and impressive rock cliffs are a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. And the historical... Read more

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Issue: 2015-08-06 PHOTO: © Government of Yukon

A series of demonstrations and hands-on activities is helping animate the current exhibition at the Yukon Arts Centre’s public gallery, Found, Forged & Fused, a survey of handmade works from the Yukon Permanent Art Collection. Read more

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Issue: 2015-07-16 PHOTO: by courtesy of Yukon Film Society

Perhaps your partner is sick of navigating around that massive quilting frame to get to the living room couch. Perhaps you’re tired of moving that big felting project off the kitchen table day after day, so the family can have supper. Read more

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Issue: 2015-06-11 PHOTO: Nicole Bauberger and Jessica Vellenga

From dance to live painting to a spider web takeover of a local park, the second annual Whitehorse Nuit Blanche (WNB) has an exhibit and activity for everybody. With a focus on participatory performances, the all-night art crawl transforms the ... Read more

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In the last 53 years of making artwork, the Yukon's beloved artist Jim Robb has steered pretty clear of doing art shows. It's a curious situation, since he has a deep love of sharing the colourful history of the Yukon, and in return, his pen, ink,... Read more

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When you live in a place where it is winter for half the year you would expect fashion to be restricted to parkas and boots, but that's not the case. Read more

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The bombers are coming! The bombers are coming! On August 11, the Yarn Bomb Yukon Collective plans to drop a cosy acrylic jacket onto what's been called "the world's largest weathervane"—the DC-3 aircraft ... Read more

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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

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Take one child or a group of children, add some art supplies and mix it with limitless imagination and what do you get? Kreations. Read more

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What is behind this curious display? What thoughts or intentions are these objects meant to communicate? What part of the larger whole do they play? Read more

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It is all original art and none of it existed before last December. So, the creative process took place during the darkest days of a Yukon winter. And that, says Tara McCarthy, is the whole idea behind Dark Days. Read more

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