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Decades Project

Decades Project.jpgTattooing has been practiced for centuries.

It has historically ties to various cultures around the world and encompasses many different styles and techniques.

A Whitehorse tattoo shop has started to take a look at the history of the art through a poster series.

Molotov and Bricks Tattoo has been working on The Decades Project.

Sarah Gallagher is with the shop and joined Tara in the studio to chat about the project...





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Ingrid Veninger brings The Animal Project to the Yukon

Animal Project.jpgIngrid Veninger has just arrived for her second trip to the territory. The filmmaker was here in 2012 for the Available Light Film Festival.

Now she's back with her latest film, The Animal Project and to work with some filmmakers in Dawson City on short films for next weekend's Dawson City International Short Film Festival.

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Brandon Isaak releases new album

brandon isaak.jpgBrandon Isaak is no stranger to the blues scene.

He's been nominated for a number of awards and has a steady solo career, as well as rockin' good time playing with The Twisters.

He calls the Yukon and Vancouver home, but right now he's in Whitehorse for a sold-out CD release show this Saturday night at the Old Fire Hall.

Known as "Yukon Slim" he's riding high on his latest solo offering titled Here On Earth.


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Rachel Sermanni returns to the Yukon with her "Live in Dawson City" album

rachel-sermanni.jpgSinger-songwriter Rachel Sermanni has an undeniable affection for our country. The Scottish musician came North last summer for the 35th annual Dawson City Music Festival.

Her performance at the Palace Grand was recorded and she's recently released it as a live album this week.

Now Rachel's heading our way again for a show in Whitehorse this Sunday. Tara caught up with her over the phone earlier today.

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Yukon Gold Comics 2: Strange But True

After travelling to Australia last year, and opening up for some awesome acts here in the territory and outside, the Yukon Gold Comics are ready to make you laugh with another show at the Guild Hall.

It's called Strange But True and features some special guests throughout its run.

The comics joined Tara in the studio earlier today to talk about the show...

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Same sex couples against existing legislation

Today we've been following the story of a same-sex couple in Whitehorse who have filed a human rights complaint -- saying the Yukon Government is discriminating against same-sex couples when it comes to birth certificates.

The two mothers were told they cannot both be on their son's birth certificate unless they go through an adoption process.

CBC reporter Cheryl Kawaja spoke to another Whitehorse family who went through a similar situation 9 years ago.

Here's what Tanya Van Valkenburg had to say about her experience.

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Garage Sale Scavenger Hunt casting call

How good are you at garage sale hunting? Northwestel Community Cable 9 is getting ready to film season two of its show Garage Sale Scavenger Hunt and they're looking for some contenders to compete on the show.

Chris McNutt is the manager of the television station. He joined Tara in the studio to tell us what they're looking for...

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Searchlight: VOTE NOW


Time to decide the North's best new musical act. Vote now , and give them a chance to win $20,000 in music gear and more! You can listen to all the Searchlight entries, local and across the country, on CBC Music.

DCMF 2014 line up announced!

dcmf logo.pngTara loves any excuse to get one of our fair Dawsonites on the telephone here on Airplay.

And today she's happy to dial up the one and only Jenna Roebuck, producer extraordinaire for the Dawson City Music Festival.

Jenna is ready and waiting to reveal some of the artists on this year's bill...

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Leslie Leong - Insidious

Insidious.jpgWhitehorse-based artist Leslie Leong has been working with computer parts in her art for awhile now.

Those parts are a focal point in her new show opening tonight at Arts Underground.

Tara stopped over at the gallery earlier today to take a look at the show...

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