Folk music and toy harps
Vancouver folk-pop musician Melisa Devost takes to the stage Friday to sing about everything from romance and lost loves to children and the superhero alter ego.
The chanteuse will share the stage with Ontario musician Jenny Omnichord, who has perfected the art of playing her namesake, a toy plastic autoharp.
At the Old Fire Hall Friday night at 8 p.m.
Students on stage
The Yukon Rotary Music Festival gives music students a venue to perform their work with awards being handed out to school bands and choirs.
April 14 to 24 at the Yukon Arts Centre and Riverdale Baptist Church.
Tickets are $10 at Dean’s Strings and Musical Supplies, Mac’s Fireweed, Unitech or the door.
The Yukon Child Care Association has brought children’s performer Charlotte Diamond to the Yukon as a keynote speaker for its conference.
The entertainer has won five Parents’ Choice Awards and three American Library Association Awards.
She plays the Yukon College Friday and Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. in the gymnasium.
Kick up your heels
Swing dance with the Big Band Friday evening.
At Mt. McIntyre 7:30 p.m.
Dig into your Unconscious
Local artist Josee Fortin unveils a new body of work at the Association franco-yukonnaise.
The piece, entitled Unconscious/Conscious, explores the idea of the unconscious through oil painting and poetry.
The show runs in the centre’s community hall until the end of May. The gallery is open Fridays from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and upon request.
How to be a scoundrel
The Guild Theatre’s Man from the Capital spins an age-old story of greed and corruption.
Lifted from a Russian play in the 1830s, the reworked story takes place in the fictional BC town of Salmon Elbow during the Depression.
Friday and Saturday at the Guild Theatre.
Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets $22
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