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Yukon Women in Music (YWIM)

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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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Issue: 2017-07-12, Photo: courtesy of Greg Komaromi

It makes sense that Yukon Women in Music came up with the idea for a series of campfire sing-alongs during a campfire sing-along. It was the summer of 2015 when a couple members of the organization, including BJ MacLean, were camping at Pine Lake. Read more

Yukon Music

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Issue: 2017-04-05, PHOTO: Kim Beggs

Artists, musicians, songwriters, general creative types and arts lovers alike might want to think about taking a little vacation time this summer. The Keno City Music and Art Workshop For Adults is returning for its second year, with workshops... Read more

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Founded in 1998, the YWIM collective brings together female singer-songwriters who pool their talent and resources for concerts and recording opportunities. To date, it has released a live album, a sampler of pre-recorded tracks and a more cohesive Read more

Yukon Music

Storytelling has always been an integral part of Yukon history and tradition, in all its forms and mediums. That's why this year, the non-profit Yukon Women in Music (YWIM) chose to make it the theme of their fourth and latest compilation album, "Son Read more

Yukon Music

Kendall Sullivan knows exactly how she and her daughter contracted Lyme disease. "I was rock climbing in Banff 16 years ago." says the one-time Yukoner. Read more

Health and Wellness

Don Ogilvie's love affair with Gypsy jazz dates back 40 years. Like most budding musicians in 1970, Ogilvie was mostly into rock music at the time, but he also played with a New Orleans-style band. Read more

Who's in for soaking up an afternoon of heartfelt acoustic and strong songwriting in a peaceful environment, while the snow outside drifts ever deeper? Read more

Yukon Music

Yukon Women in Music (YWIM), in collaboration with the cultural sector of Association franco-yukonnaise, have organized a Café-rencontre -- the traditional Friday dinner with the Francophone community -- followed by a show featuring female Yukon musi Read more

Yukon Culture

In 1998, at the home of Lucie Desaulniers, a small but passionate group of women musicians started meeting to address the need for community, support and more venues for their songs and, in May 2000, the ideas thrown around at that first meeting came Read more

Yukon Music

Arts Underground was packed on Nov. 20. Not only was the Yukon Art Society Christmas show opening, but Yukon Women in Music was holding a fundraising auction there, the same night. Local artists and businesses had decorated birdhouses ... Read more

Yukon Arts

Krystal Dawn, recently returned from touring with the North Klondike Highway with Yukon Women in Music, has been gracing musical stages from an early age. At 2, she stood on her coffee table singing her mother's favourite music and now she graces the Read more

Yukon Music

It's been a long time since I was in public school. As I remember, we had a music program ... we sang and entered choir competitions and had a great ol' time. But it was nothing like the North Klondyke Highway Schools has. I know this because of th Read more

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"The Garden Party is a unique atmosphere because it's held at the Stehelin Ranch," Kate Weekes, a YWIM member, explains. "It's a beautiful location and privately owned by one of our members, Eva Stehelin. It gives us the freedom to create an event al Read more

Yukon Music