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Meshell Melvin

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Issue: 2016-10-06, PHOTO: courtesy of the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture

From November 2 to 5, youth from all over the Yukon will be converging on Dawson City to hone their art skills in the 16th annual Youth Art Enrichment Program. Hosted by the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC), the four-day program is... Read more

Yukon Arts

Walking into Meshell Melvin’s house I am instantly at home. There are pet greeters, delicious smells, and my jacket falls naturally on the couch. With the lovely addition of artful fish hanging from the ceiling, I have the sense of entering a menager Read more

Yukon Arts

I was keen to see Multitudes, a show at Arts Underground by artists from the Studio Gallery Association, because it's a theme I've seen in other Yukon artists' work. People who think about Yukon art often wonder how to characterize it; to a large Read more

Yukon Arts

For almost a decade now, Halifax-based Busby has focused on public apologies in her installation work of printed materials. Her exhibit, Sorry, was first displayed in 2005. Now it's grown to include Harper for the first time ever on the walls of the Read more

Yukon Arts

The creative spark for a new theatre company, L'Ark, took place at Yukon Educational Theatre's (YET) presentation of Dean Eyre's Diabetes, A Love Story nearly two years ago. Producer Arlin McFarlane arrived mid-show to a school gymnasium filled with Read more

Theatre - Dance