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Steve Slade will be sending notes from the road once a month. See them here, or visit his website at www.steveslade.com .


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Issue: 2018-04-04, PHOTO: courtesy of Holy Family Elementary School

Whitehorse may be a far reach from the glitz and glamour of American Idol, but our little northern city does pack some special musical talent, courtesy of the students at the Holy Family Elementary School... more

Yukon Education

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Issue: 2017-05-17, PHOTO: Alistair Maitland Photography

Get ready, get set, and don’t forget to bring a lunch! Arts in the Park is about to head into another spectacular season of performing arts over lunch hour at Whitehorse’s LePage Park. Most locals are well acquainted with this beloved weekday... more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2016-06-09, PHOTO: courtesy of the MLVFD

On January 12 back in 1996, the Mount Lorne fire hall opened it's doors for the first time. It all started with a 1977 Ford cabover truck with an 800-gallon tank and a 125 horsepower pump. Since then they’ve been upgrading, with the biggest... more

, Mount Lorne

Arts In The Park

Photo: Courtesy of Arts in the Park

Every weekday lunch hour, for 11 glorious weeks, the park fills with kids, office workers, seniors, moms, dads, twenty-somethings – all types of people – who come together to listen to music, check out some art and eat their lunch. It’s a free event more

, Yukon Music

The First Nations tradition of passing stories down from generation to generation is alive and well at Grey Mountain Primary School. This week, the school will host its sixth annual Thai' May Dhäl Storytelling Festival. more

Yukon Culture

The Caunuks consists of Ed Isaak as lead vocalist, Ray Park on keyboards and Red Lewis on drums. more

Yukon Music

As he wraps up teaching a kids' drama class, the Family Literacy Centre's Brendan Wiklund switches gears to talk about Tales to be Told, a storytelling circle for elders and adults over 55, which will launch Tuesday, March 29. more

Literature

In my last column I lamented the public's lack of interest in getting up on the open stages of Whitehorse and performing. This past week I attended a talent night hosted by the Association Franco-Yukonnaise that proved this whining premature. more

Yukon Music

The sun is shining, the flag snaps proudly in the south- east wind as the “MV Queen of Prince Rupert” pulls out of Bella Bella this morning. It’s another stunningly beautiful day out on the northwest coast and Inland Passage. more

Yukon Music

If there's one thing I've come to count on as I travel and gig across the country, it's that there is always a "Yukon Connection". It is safe to say that anywhere I've gigged, there has always been someone in the audience with a Yukon connection. more

Yukon Music