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Nuit Blanche

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Issue: 2016-06-16, PHOTO: Julien Strasfeld

Back for a third year, the annual Whitehorse Nuit Blanche all-night arts festival brings together national and local artists for an unforgettable solstice weekend. Fancy yourself a night owl? Get ready for 12 hours of engaging and artsy fun as you... Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: Nellie Dale

I had a great chat recently with Heidi Loos. She is organizing the first Yukon Chalk Art Festival for Unlikely Events Yukon. The Festival will run June 11 and 12, 2016, 10 am. to 5 pm. at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre parking lot... Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2016-04-14, PHOTO: Yukon Government

“It’s the only national theatre festival in Canada,” Selene Vakharia tells me. She, along with a handful of other local creatives, are working on the Yukon end of the traveling theatre festival: Magnetic North, based in Ottawa, which moves to a... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2015-06-18 PHOTO: courtesy of Annie Avery and Grant Simpson

I am no stranger to the all-night art festival rodeo. I’ve been to three of them, in two different cities — using all different methods of transportation. I’ve marvelled at and participated in hundreds of exhibits and meandered home in the early... Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

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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

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2015-06-04 PHOTO: courtesy of Whitehorse Nuit Blanche

While many artists who find their way to Whitehorse are from nearby communities, Hemant Puri is making a special trip from the far reaches of the globe. The Indian artist will take flights, stopovers, connections, and jet lag in stride to make it... Read more

Yukon Arts & Entertainment

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Issue: 2015-05-28 PHOTO: courtesy of Jordy Walker

The second annual Whitehorse Nuit Blanche is set to transform the downtown core into an all-night art playground. Inviting the audience to become the artist, this art crawl will bring installations, performances, and other participatory exhibits... Read more

Yukon Music

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Whats Up Yukon January 29, 2015

The Skookum Jim Friendship Centre is providing well-known Yukon artist Joseph Tisiga with a chance to undertake an exciting project that’s close to his heart. Read more

Yukon Arts

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June 2014

The first Whitehorse Nuit Blanche arts festival takes starts on July 5, and runs into the wee hours of July 6. Read more

Yukon Arts

Nuit Blanche is coming to Whitehorse for the first time. The concept behind the all night art project is to showcase live art installations throughout downtown Whitehorse, turning the city into a single art exhibition. Read more

Yukon Arts