Meg Walker

Meg Walker

Meg Walker is a past co-editor for What's Up Yukon.  

She is a writer and visual artist living in Dawson City.

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Issue: 2017-01-11, PHOTO: Gabriela Sgaga

From Jan. 26 to Feb. 25, the ODD Gallery in Dawson City will be featuring an exhibition called The Golden Age of Selfies. The exhibition will showcase work submitted by members of the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC). The idea of... more

Jan. 11, 2017 midnight Photography - Film

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Issue: 2016-09-29

On Thursday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m., the ODD Gallery in Dawson City will be holding a reception for the opening of Perpetual Curiosities: A 30-Year Retrospective. The exhibition is by long-time Dawsonite Shelley Hakonson, whose last show at the... more

Sep. 29, 2016 midnight Yukon Arts

It was novelist Lawrence Hill who told me while we sipped tea in the Downtown Hotel dining room in Dawson in March that his early career as a journalist taught him to embrace the adventure of his stories. The beauty of living in the North is the adv more

Sep. 20, 2012 midnight Yukon Business

Some offers a person simply can't refuse. When the email inviting me to be part of the What's Up Yukon team landed, the cadence of Marlon Brando coming down the wire was unmistakable. The pressure was intense. How could I rush ... more

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This summer I learned that random acts of sunlight, a broken lawnmower and tolerant neighbours can lead to a lot of delicious, surprising salad ingredients growing all over my backyard. Instead of the monoculture of lawn, there's a botanical array more

Aug. 23, 2012 midnight Yukon Food & Drink

Humans are attracted to animals on an instinctual level, yet more than 50 percent of us now live in urban settings, worldwide (as of 2008). This collective experience creates a substantial gap in how we understand foxes, coyotes, beavers and other wi more

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Mayo is often Yukon's hot spot in the summer, and this Saturday June 18,2011 it's the hot spot for the arts as the Mayo Arts Festival takes place from noon to 7 pm. more

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