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Issue: 2018-07-04, PHOTO: Manus Hopkins

Intense break-dance battles, powerful performances, live painting showcases and wild parties—CypherFest consistently delivers it all. Every year, during one hot week in July, dance crews from Whitehorse and some from outside, as well as local... Read more

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Issue: 2018-05-23, PHOTO: Manus Hopkins

The end of the school year is always an exciting time, but students of Leaping Feats Creative Danceworks and the Heart of Riverdale have something else to look forward to in addition to being free from teachers and homework. The upcoming edition... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2017-11-01, PHOTO: Erik Pinkerton

The new musical drama Stonecliff, which opens at the Yukon Arts Centre stage on Friday, November 17 (for four performances only!) tells the story of Michael J. Heney, the son of poor Irish immigrants in the Ottawa Valley who went on to build one... Read more

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Issue: 2017-09-27, PHOTO: Bolshoi Ballet

For a cosmopolitan afternoon in downtown Whitehorse, head over to The Old Fire Hall for a screening of Swan Lake, performed by the internationally acclaimed Russian ballet company Bolshoi Ballet. The film will be shown on Sunday, October 1 at 2 p.m.. Read more

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There’s a moment near the end of the TEDx talk Andrea Simpson-Fowler gave in Whitehorse last year that explains in a nutshell what her life’s work is all about. “Kids can become extraordinary people with unique skills, while learning how to build, Read more

Yukon People

It took nearly two weeks of persistent e-mails, phone calls and text messages to nail down an interview with the Whitehorse breakdancing crew, Groundwork Sessions (GWS). The chase finally resulted in a late-night Skype interview with Nick Robinson, Read more

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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

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For most students, summer school may be a drag. For Odessa Beatty and Sadie Segriff, though, it's a golden opportunity. Beatty and Segriff [shown on front cover with Montreal choreographer Julio Hong] have both been selected to attend summer classes Read more

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As far as this paper's mandate reaches – arts, culture, entertainment and recreation – the biggest news of the week is the creation of the Society of Yukon Independent Dance Artists. Read more

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The owner and operator of Leaping Feats Creative Dancework is planning for its annual show on the Yukon Arts Centre stage that displays all that her students have learned over the past year. It features everything from ballet to tap.... Read more

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