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May 29 2019

Yukon weaver and carver showcased in new exhibit

By Amy Kenny Ann Smith and Brian Walker sit side by side in the shade of the trees on their Long Lake property. The branches and ...
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May 22 2019

A Tribe Called Red performing at Adäka Festival

The Yukon Arts Centre and Adäka Cultural Festival are co-presenting the Canadian DJ collective A Tribe Called Red as the head...
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May 14 2019

Read all about it: Newsies coming to town

By Amy Kenny Angela Drainville admits it. Founding the Yukon Theatre for Young People was a selfish move. “I have two teen...
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May 01 2019

Moppets to invade Whitehorse

The Yukon Arts Centre is holding its first kids festival on May 18, called the Midnight Sun Moppets Children's Festival. This...
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Apr 25 2019

Mittens needed for art exhibit

Mittens and gloves are needed on loan from the public for an upcoming exhibit at the Yukon Arts Centre Gallery. They are for an a...
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Apr 19 2019

Opera is the rock concert of classical music

By Amy Kenny Julie Nesrallah knows what you’re thinking, but she isn’t snobby, despite the opera singing. “I&r...
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Apr 04 2019

Zeitgeist Cabaret comes to the Old Fire Hall

By Amy Kenny It’s like the tapas bar of theatre. That’s how Jacob Richmond characterizes North of the Sixtieth Parall...
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Mar 25 2019

Tentrees opening for Donovan Woods show

Award nominated Yukon singer/songwriter Gordie Tentrees will open up for Donovan Woods and the Opposition at the Yukon Arts Centre...
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Mar 20 2019

Great opportunities for Yukon artists

The Yukon Arts Centre is now offering two incredible opportunities for Yukon artists. The @YAC Residency is a commitment to the o...
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Mar 06 2019

Four new exhibits open for March 7 art extravaganza

By Amy Kenny When Jane Isakson and Kaisu Koivisto opened their exhibition in the main gallery at the Yukon Arts Centre this March...
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Feb 21 2019

Coming to Whitehorse: a collaboration between members of Arcade Fire and the Peggy Baker Dance Project

By Amy Kenny Peggy Baker’s new project, who we are in the dark, may resonate differently during a Yukon winter than it does el...
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Feb 14 2019

An evening artist talk with Lisa Lambert and Brooke Maxwell

The Guild Hall and the Yukon Arts Centre present an evening talk with Tony Award Winning Composer Lisa Lambert (The Drowsy Chapero...
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Feb 11 2019

Steven Page to lead Yukon Arts Centre’s spring/summer lineup

Former Barenaked Ladies singer Steven Page leads off The Yukon Arts Centre’s spring and summer lineup with a concert in April, ...
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Feb 07 2019

New administrator of Culture Quest Fund announced

The Dawson City Arts Society will now take over the administering of the Culture Quest Fund from the Yukon Arts Centre. Jo...
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Jan 29 2019

Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency Deadline

APPLY NOW for the Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency. The deadline is fast approaching on Friday, February 1 2019. Watch the video be...
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Jan 10 2019

YAC’S MAINSTAGE CURTAINS FIND NEW HOMES IN YUKON VENUES

With generous support from Lotteries Yukon, the Yukon Arts Centre has been able to purchase all new theatre curtains, and supply s...
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Snotty Nose Rez Kids, William Prince, Donovan Woods, and more.

Dec 04 2018

THE FINAL 2018-19 LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT

As the Yukon Arts Centre’s 2018-19 season comes to a close this March, we are heading out with performances by some of Canada’...
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Oct 25 2018

A STUDY OF CLOTH AND BEADS BY TERESA VANDER MEER-CHASSÉ

Inspired by the exhibition catalogue for Native Fashion Now produced by the Peabody Essex Museum, the initial idea for A Study of ...
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Oct 18 2018

ALL NEW WORKS, ALL THANKS TO @YAC

Here in the Yukon Territory, we’re so fortunate to be surrounded by incredible artists. Playwrights, actors, musicians, painters...
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Aug 24 2018

A MESSAGE FROM THE CEO FOR THE 2018-2019 SEASON

Dear Patron, I am thrilled to welcome you to the start of the Yukon Arts Centre’s 2018-2019 season, featuring artists from acr...
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