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Palace Grand Theatre

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Issue: 2019-08-07, PHOTO: courtesy of Friends of the Palace Grande

Vaudeville has made a comeback in Dawson City. Cabin of Curiosities, a play which premiered last year on a limited run at the historic Palace Grand Theatre, has been reprised by The Friends of the Palace Grand Society Read more

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The Friends of the Palace Grand (FotPG) has existed for a number of years. Originally under the umbrella of the Dawson City Arts Society (DCAS), its aim was to restore live performance to the Palace Grand Theatre Read more

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Guests in costume at the Commissioner Angélique Bernard’s Ball in June

Dan Davidson

When "Arizona" Charlie Meadows built his Palace Grand Theatre, in 1899, it probably never occurred to him that some version of the place would still exist in 2018. Read more

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Issue: 2017-10-25, PHOTO: courtesy of the Klondike National Historic Sites

Dawson City’s Old Court House on Front Street will be the site for this year’s Haunted House event, a yearly offering to the community sponsored by Parks Canada. For many years the RCMP took the lead in providing this Halloween celebration, but... Read more

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Issue: 2016-11-02, PHOTO: courtesy of the Klondike Visitors Association

Employees at Klondike Visitors Association were surprised to find that a Jim Robb original hung on the wall for the centre. Early in summer, a call from Doug Thomas (also known as Gold Nougie Dougie), revealed to them that a painting of the Palace... Read more

Yukon See It Here

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Issue: 2016-06-23, PHOTO: Devon Berquist

On June 24 and 25 The Friends of the Palace Grand Theatre will be presenting A Klondike Cabin Companion, a live radio performance, written, produced, and performed by Dawsonites. Producer Justine Hobbs is excited to develop this project and bring... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2016-03-10, PHOTO: Dan Davidson

The Dragon arose just across the street from Klondike Kate’s in the 6 o'clock twilight and twirled itself into a tight coil before organizing itself for the dancing march. Then it extended its body and began its sinewy dance down King Street, past... Read more

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Issue: 2016-01-28, Photo Cred: Michael Maclean

Gold isn't the only thing that glitters in the Klondike. For single-mother and entrepreneur Andrea Parent of Dawson City, the pasties she makes sparkle as much as her personality. Pasties are decorative patches to cover the nipple and areolae, ... Read more

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Issue: 2015-07-23 PHOTO: by courtesy of Yukon Culinary Fair

At the end of July, foodies from across the country will travel north to take part in the 2015 Yukon Culinary Festival. Now in its third year, the festival will showcase and celebrate the Yukon’s local food movement to visitors and locals alike. Read more

Yukon Food & Drink

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Issue: 2015-07-02 Photo: Dan Davidson

It’s 5:00 and I’m sitting at the table in my summer office which, whenever possible, is our veranda. Seven blocks west and about two north the whistle mounted on the S.S. Keno lets loose with a blast that I can hear very clearly from here. Read more

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Issue: 2015-05-14 PHOTO: Darrell Hookey

Breaking up is no laughing matter. But the Break-Up Comedy Festival, taking place in Dawson City on May 16, definitely is. The idea for the festival came about when, a few years ago, the Dawson City Museum wanted to combine fundraising with a... Read more

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Issue: 2015-03-12 PHOTO: Dan Davidson

Aside from the Yukon Quest, the Yukon Arctic Ultra, and a few curling and hockey events, February was a quiet month. The same cannot be said for March, which begins to crowd the calendar with weekly highlights. Read more

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July 10 Issue

When Conrad Boyce wandered into the Palace Grand Theatre this June he experienced déjà vu. He was in the theatre for an evening performance of A Night at the Grand Opera House, 1899. Read more

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July 3-2014

The second full revival season has been launched at the Palace Grand theatre. Marveling at the theatre is past due; It’s time to celebrate that the theatre is hosting more than daytime Parks Canada programming. Read more

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June 2014

The Commissioner’s Residence sits on Front Street, just past St. Paul’s Anglican Church, in Dawson City. Read more

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You could expect a 10-years lifespan from mining projects, and Hakonson is well aware that placer miners have been roaming the creeks since 1898 and show no signs of stopping, but the short life of Viceroy's Brewery Creek Mine... Read more

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It has, unfortunately, been a number of years since a really top-notch piece of stagecraft graced the boards at the Palace Grand Theatre on a regular basis. Read more

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As we close in on Easter Weekend, otherwise known locally as the Dawson City International Short Film Festival (DCISFF).. Read more

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It's always interesting to learn how other people see us. Three creative spirits passed our way a couple of weeks ago and left us with some thoughts connected to our sense of place. Read more

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