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Performing about 60 shows Outside each year, we should not be surprised that the Yukon's own Kim Barlow has a lot of friends in the music business. And when she asked five of them to join her in an ensemble to take on tour, it is interesting to see Read more

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The 2020 Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous (YSR) Festival promises to be more inclusive than ever. The much-loved Superstar competition will be replaced by Hunt for a Headliner, presented by Yukon Energy... Read more

Yukon Culture

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Issue: 2020-01-29, PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon Film Society

When coming up with a description of the Available Light Film Festival (ALFF) for the uninitiated, Andrew Connors, the festival director and artistic director of the Yukon Film Society, highlights the festival’s diversity and character. Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2020-01-22, PHOTO: Vincent Lim

What’s in a name? Is it possible that a kid from Philly named Sam Taylor was predestined to become a tenor sax player and make a name for himself in New York City’s thriving jazz scene? Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2020-01-15, PHOTO: courtesy of Sandra Storey

It seems to me that we struggle for good stories about death. In the long goodbye: Mother had Alzheimer’s, Sandra Grace Storey has generously, and honestly, taken us to a raw and vulnerable place in her own life. Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2020-01-15, PHOTO: courtesy of Heart of Riverdale

When young dancers are given full creative control to choreograph and develop their own performances, audiences are in for a treat. This is exactly what the audience of this month’s Go Nuts shows will have the opportunity to experience. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2019-12-18, PHOTO: Bruce Barrett

On the longest night of the year, Yukon’s very own chamber orchestra will take the stage at the Yukon Arts Centre for a musical exploration of the theme “Canadiana.” Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2019-12-11, PHOTO: Marten Berkman

What happens when you bring Elders, astronauts, visual artists and choirs together? If you’re Marten Berkman, you end up with a multi-screen stereo 3D video and sound installation that depicts an orchestration of the land with visual art, music... Read more

Photography - Film

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Issue: 2019-11-27, PHOTO: courtesy of Whitehorse Community Choir

For many, the holiday season would not be complete without their favourite Christmas music. Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2019-11-20, PHOTO: Christian Kuntz

Generally, when you decide to attend a dance performance, you can anticipate being treated to a single style of dance–ballet, highland, tap, contemporary, etc. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2019-11-20, PHOTO: Tonehenge

In one sense, Jennifer Scott’s newest CD, due to be released sometime in the next few months, is a fitting tribute to the Vancouver singer/pianist’s own musical upbringing. Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2019-10-30, PHOTO: David Beecroft

Without question, Phil Dwyer was the only first-year law student at the University of New Brunswick in 2014 sporting an Order of Canada pin in his lapel. Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2019-10-02, PHOTO: courtesy of Norman Mervyn Barrington-Foote

Norman Mervyn Barrington-Foote is bringing his own unique combination of music, comedy and puppetry to Whitehorse for a Halloween-themed show on Oct. 10, 2019 at the Yukon Arts Centre. Music, costumes and Halloween are all part of Ready, Set, Howl... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2019-10-02, PHOTO: courtesy of Leslie Leong

The Yukon Arts Centre opened two new exhibitions on Sept. 5. One showcases the work of Advanced Artist Award recipient Lillian Loponen, who visited Finland to create an experiential interpretation of that country’s national epic folklore tale... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2019-07-03, PHOTO: courtesy of Out Innerspace Dance Theatre

Out Innerspace Dance Theatre will present Bygones at the Yukon Arts Centre on July 9 at 7 p.m. Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2019-06-05, PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon Theatre for Young People

Disney’s Newsies, put on by Yukon Theatre for Young People (YTYP), will premiere on June 14 at the Yukon Arts Centre. The cast for the Tony-winning Broadway play consists of more than 30 youth performers, ranging from nine to 19-years-old, as well... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2019-04-24, PHOTO: Brian Pelchat

Spring is coming and so is the merry month of May, when a choir director’s fancy turns to … tartan? Yes, the Whitehorse Community Choir will be celebrating all things Celtic in its spring concert, Ceud Mìle Fàilte (Gaelic for A Hundred Thousand... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2019-04-10, PHOTO: Rick Massie

The German term zeitgeist is generally rendered in English as the spirit of a given time, as shown in prevailing thought or customs. (Think, perhaps, how Carnaby Street reflected the social values of mid-1960s Britain.) In 2019, are Yukon... Read more

Theatre - Dance

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Issue: 2019-03-27, PHOTO: Nicole Bauberger

A cool, open feeling struck me as I walked into the current show in the main gallery at the Yukon Arts Centre. An aqua-blue wall, a glimpse of glaciers painted on spacious canvas and metal sculptures evoked this feeling... Read more

Yukon Arts

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Issue: 2019-03-27, PHOTO: Danielle Holbert

His music soothes the soul like that first warm beverage on a busy morning; his lyrics surround your senses with the sort of calm that’s equivalent to a warm, lingering hug from someone you love. Once described as “Canada’s best kept secret... Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2019-03-13, PHOTO: Bruce Binder

Junction Arts and Music (JAM) has a big year planned. After 20 years, close to 400 events and more than 17,000 attendees, they have a lot to celebrate. They kicked off their anniversary year in January, with Sarah MacDougall performing in Haines... Read more

Haines Junction

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