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Moppets unite: Yukon Arts Centre gets ready for its first children’s festival

The inaugural Midnight Sun Moppets Children’s Festival is happening May 18

Northern Fiddlestorm forecast for Yukon Arts Centre

More than 80 fiddlers will be on stage for year-end performance

Yukonstruct gets an artistic touch-up

The space held an event April 30 to celebrate new art installations in its Whitehorse building.

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Whitehorse playwright gets into failed Parliament bomber’s head in a new show

In The Last President of Canada, Doug Rutherford takes on the story of Paul Chartier

Atomic Vaudeville cabaret comes north

A long list of Yukoners are involved in this month’s production

BreakOut West is coming to the Yukon this fall

Part of the event is designed to help amateur musicians find their way

Q&A: Donovan Woods

The folk-country singer-songwriter will perform at the Yukon Arts Centre March 29

Author Kate Harris wins $30k RBC Taylor Prize for her first book, Lands of Lost Borders

“It was all very dreamlike; it still is,” Harris said of the award

Yukon poet channels his downtown flirt

“There’s something to be said for getting out of your comfort zone.”

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

“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