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Women directors responsible for half of the Available Light lineup this year

Exactly half of the 44 films on ALFF’s program were directed by women

Newest Berton resident pens prose on the Peel

Carleigh Baker is working on novel about her experience on The Peel Project.

  • Jan 31, 2019

10 Yukoners receive advanced artist awards

The money went out to writers, musicians and visual artists

Yukon Film Society highlights northern, Canadian films with ALFF iTunes collection

The collection features close to a hundred films that have screened at ALFF since 2003

Former premier Tony Penikett talks northern character

Penikett was in town to promote his latest book

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“To Talk With Others” gives Yukon First Nations artists a chance to reflect on old conversations

Show inspired by the minutes of a meeting between Yukon First Nations leaders and Pierre Trudeau

Rob Dickson’s new record focuses on growth

“I felt the need to talk about things like privilege and about our experiences growing up and how stuff changes as we grow”

A story 17 years in the making

Whitehorse writer Joanna Lilley launches her debut novel

Project Hue attempts to explore Indigenous identity and skin tone

Teresa Vander Meer-Chasse launched the project about a year ago

Motown modern

Local musician Paris Pick says her new record borrows from funk and soul

Yukon producer Jeremy Parkin uses found sounds to create lo-fi beats

The 21-year-old is also part of upcoming hip-hop duo Local Boy

It’s a small world after all

Yukon photographer focuses on the little things

Out North Queer Film Festival celebrates its seventh year

Organizers have added an extra day to the successful event

“Ageing Out” gives youth who grew up in group homes their own voice

The documentary was created by Carrie Davis, who aged out of a group home in Whitehorse in 2005

A pressing matter

Yukon artist teaches people how to print with a two-ton machine

Learning how to bee

‘It’s about learning the values of an elder generation, about how to prioritize.’

‘My passion is still art:’ carver Eugene Alfred has been at it for three decades

Alfred also doubles as Selkirk First Nation’s fish and wildlife officer