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Marquee arts and cultural calendar - October 29, 2015

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Halloween is coming up ... and there are lots of dark and creepy things to do on the arts scene.

Butt Kapinski is one of them.

It's a film noir murder mystery at the Old Fire Hall. (photo: www.ButtKapinski.com)

Join private eye Butt Kapinski in a seedy world of sex, sin and shadows.

Deanna Fleysher is the woman leading the interactive experience. Expect lots of laughs as you take part in the world of dark dreams.

It's an adults-only show, so keep that in mind.

That's Butt Kapinski at the Old Fire Hall... tonight and Saturday at 7:30pm.

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The Guild presents its Haunted House this week.

It's a full-out fear experience... that's rated PG-13!

Children will not be allowed to enter.

That's tonight and tomorrow at 8pm... and Saturday at 11pm... at the Guild Hall in Porter Creek.

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Kona's Coalition is hosting its annual Halloween dance.

MASQ 2 features music by M-C Flipside with D-J-K-J and Dash.

That's Saturday night at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

It's fundraiser for Yukon animals in need!

There are lots of prizes for best costumes.

The dance starts at 8pm.

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You can also dress up in your best Halloween costume... and head to the Wheelhouse.

D-J Miguel y Lucia from Salsa Yukon will have you dancing the night away to their Latin sounds.

That's Saturday at 9pm at the Wheelhouse Restaurant on the waterfront.

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For the younger set...

The Music, Art and Drama 9/10 class presents its annual haunted house.

This year's MADnificent Castle will feature an opening spectacle set during a medieval wedding.

It features acrobats, jesters, ballerinas and more.

Come wander through the rooms of this MADnificent castle and face the unknown, if you dare. There are videos in the gym for the faint of heart.

Evening shows are at the Wood Street Centre tonight and tomorrow night.

Show times are 6:30 and 8pm.

Just a reminder, it may be too intense for children under grade 4.

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Heart of Riverdale is hosting a Haunted House and Halloween Dance.

There's the "low scare" house from 4 to 5pm.... that's the one for me.

And the "high scare" haunted house is from 5 to 6pm.

And there's Monster Mash dance from 4 to 7pm.

That's Saturday ...upstairs at the Heart of Riverdale on Lewes Boulevard.

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The City of Whitehorse is hosting a Halloween Spooktacular.

That's Saturday from 3 to 6pm at the Canada Games Centre.

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Now in Dawson City...

Get in the mood for haunting with "The Dark Readings."

That's the second public poetry reading by students at the Yukon School of Visual Arts.

Enjoy original poetry, drone music, and tea.

It's happening tonight at 7:30pm ... on second floor of SOVA, at the corner of Queen and Third in Dawson.

Also Saturday night... Halloween ... there's a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre in Dawson.

It's set at the funeral and reading of the will of the late Reginald Duvall.

He was tragically and mysteriously taken before his time in the Klondike gold fields.

Guests are encouraged to dress "in gold rush era mourning."

That's Saturday in the KIAC Ballroom.

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In Mayo, the RCMP are hosting a Halloween party for the children.

That's from 3 to 5pm at the Community Hall.

There will also be a Masquerade Dance at 9pm ... featuring live music by Retrospect.

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Celebrate Halloween at the Lorne Mountain Community Centre Saturday night.

That starts at 6pm ... with some scary games.

Puppet friends, Alvaro and Bluey Armstrong, will make a spook-takular visit at 7pm ... along with Nicole Edwards and Rob Pelletier.

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You can dress up tomorrow night too...

Yukon Rendezvous is holding a Back to the Future 2 Dance Party.

That's tomorrow night at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

Major Funk and the Employment will keep everyone on the dance floor.

That's tomorrow at 8pm.

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And finally, Ashu Duo is coming to the Yukon tomorrow night.

He was set to come earlier this year but the show had to be postponed.

He'll be on stage Friday night at the Yukon Arts Centre.

Ashu Duo has shown that the concert saxophone can attract younger and new listeners into the concert hall.

He'll be joined on stage by award-winning pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine.

If you still have tickets that you purchased from last season for Ashu Duo, you can use them for this concert.

If you can't find them, just call the box office at the Yukon Arts Centre.

And there are seats available too.

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And that's your Marquee.

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Marquee arts and cultural calendar - October 26, 2015

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The world premiere of Max Fraser's new documentary "Bond of Strangers - The Operation Husky Story" is showing tomorrow.

It's a special Remembrance film to help reclaim lost history of Canadians in World War Two.

Local filmmaker Max Fraser and author Mark Zuehlke are teaming up for events in a string of Canadian cities during this fall's Remembrance season.

Both the film and the book deal with Operation Husky, the 1943 invasion of Sicily, and the 70th anniversary pilgrimage that took place in July 2013.

The tour begins tomorrow night in Whitehorse at the Yukon Arts Centre. It starts at 7:30pm.

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October is Autism Awareness Month.

In celebration of that, Autism Yukon will be hosting a Family Movie Night.

It will be showing the film, Temple Grandin, on Wednesday night.

That's in recognition of the fact that Autism Yukon will bring Temple Grandin herself to visit Whitehorse next March.

This week's Family Movie Night will be at the Beringia Interpretive Centre on Wednesday night.

Doors will open at 6:30 and the movie will start at 7pm.

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Ashu Duo is coming to the Yukon this Friday.

He was set to come earlier this year but the show had to be postponed.

He'll be on stage Friday night at the Yukon Arts Centre.

Ashu Duo has shown that the concert saxophone can attract younger and new listeners into the concert hall.

He'll be joined on stage by award-winning pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine.

If you still have tickets that you purchased from last season for Ashu Duo, you can use them for this re-scheduled concert.

If you can't find them, call the box office at the Yukon Arts Centre and they'll reprint the tickets for you.

There are seats available too.

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There's jazz on Wednesday at the Wheelhouse Restaurant.

This week features Trio Manouche with its mix of gypsy, Latin and romantic jazz tunes. Music starts at 6pm.

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Blues artist Terry Gillespie is touring northern Yukon.

He's playing Old Crow tonight and tomorrow night.

Then he wraps up his tour in Inuvik Wednesday.

Check out www.homeroutes.ca for details.

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Halloween is coming up this weekend and there are lots of events all week long.

Wednesday night, the Yukon Film Society and the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Society are showing the film, What We Do in the Shadows.

It's is a cheeky comedy about vampires trying to get by in the modern world.

It's not recommended for children under 12. The film starts at 8pm.

Come in costume if you can...

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The Music, Art and Drama 9/10 class presents its annual haunted house this week.

This year's MADnificent Castle will feature an opening spectacle set during a medieval wedding.

It features acrobats, jesters, ballerinas and more.

Come wander through the rooms of this MADnificent castle and face the unknown if you dare. There are videos in the gym for the faint of heart.

Evening shows are at the Wood Street Centre this Wednesday to Friday.

Show times are 6:30 and 8pm.

It's pretty scary, so they're suggesting it may be too intense for children under grade 4.

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The Guild presents its Haunted House this week.

This year, you're dared to "Escape the Asylum."

They dare you look into the Mirror Haunt's eyes.

And ask if you're brave enough to enter the haunted Children's Ward?

This is a full-out fear experience... that they rate PG-13!

Children will not be allowed to enter.

That's Wednesday to Friday at 8pm and Halloween at 11pm ... at the Guild Hall in Porter Creek.

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Kona's Coalition is hosting its annual Halloween dance.

MASQ II features music by M-C Flipside with DJKJ and Dash.

That's Saturday night at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

It's fundraiser for Yukon animals in need!

There are lots of prizes for best costume.

The dance starts Saturday at 8pm.

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You can also dress up in your best Halloween Costume and dance the night away to the Latin sounds of DJ Miguel y Lucia from Salsa Yukon.

Hear the latest Salsa, Merengue and even some Kizomba music ALL NIGHT LONG!

That's Saturday at 9pm at the Wheelhouse Restaurant.

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In Mayo, the RCMP are hosting a Halloween party for the children.

That's from 3-5pm at the Community Hall.

There'll be a Masquerade Dance at 9pm... featuring live music by Retrospect.

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The City of Whitehorse is hosting a Halloween Spooktacular.

That's Saturday from 3-6pm at the Canada Games Centre.

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Heart of Riverdale is hosting a Monster Mash Halloween Party.

That's from 4-7pm on Saturday ...upstairs and The Heart of Riverdale on Lewes Boulevard.

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And Yukon Rendezvous is holding a Back to the Future 2 Dance Party.

That's Friday night at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

Major Funk and the Employment will keep everyone on the dance floor.

That's Friday at 8pm.

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And that's your Monday Marquee.

Call us about your arts and cultural events --- 668-8460.

Message us on www.facebook.com/cbcyukon.

...or email anewday@cbc.ca.

Marquee arts and cultural calendar - October 22, 2015

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A special duo homecoming concert is coming up tonight.

The Yukon's Fawn Fritzen just got back from Toronto after spending 10 weeks studying, recording and collaborating.

Tonight, she'll be on stage with Toronto Juno-winning pianist David Restivo.

That's at the Old Fire Hall at 8pm.

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Coming up tomorrow night, there's dance at the Yukon Arts Centre.

It's called EUNOIA.

That's a contemporary dance adaptation of Griffin Poetry Prize-winner Christian Bök's celebrated book of poems of the same name.

The features text using one vowel per chapter.

Choreographer Denise Fujiwara adapts these formal rules into her own dance.

They transform her choreography and are sure to fascinate anyone, including non-dance devotees.

That's EUNOIA tomorrow at 8pm at the Yukon Arts Centre.

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Hands of Hope has a fundraiser coming up Friday night.

It's a Canucks dance at the Yukon Transportation Museum with Hank Karr, Red Lewis, Ed Isaak, Ray Park, Wayne Smyth.

That's tomorrow at 8pm.

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The Danoja Zho Cultural Centre in Dawson City is presenting a new lecture series in partnership with the School of Visual Arts in Dawson City.

The first talk is with Joseph Tisiga this Thursday at 7pm.

He'll be talking about the importance of land to Aboriginal artists.

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Over at the Macauley House in Dawson...

The artist in residence at the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture Mandy Espezel will hold an Open Studio.

She's a visiting artist originally from Fort McMurray, and now based in Lethbridge, Alberta.

Espezel's current practice encompasses drawing and painting, as well as installation, animation, sculpture and performance/video.

You'll have a chance to see what she has been up to in Dawson City... Saturday night from 6 to 8 at Macauley House.

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There are Strange Things Done... and some of the become the best Yukon Ghost Stories.

The MacBride Museum will be telling those thrilling tales tonight to get you in the mood for Halloween.

Join them for an evening of spooky storytelling, featuring tales from local storytellers.

That's tonight at 7:30pm at the MacBride Museum

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You and your friends can take in some films this Sunday.

The Yukon Film Society's Available Light Cinema presents Toy Story.

The popular animated film turns 20 years old!

It's showing Sunday at 3pm.

Then at 5:30pm, there's How to Change the World .

That's followed Wild Tales at 8pm.

It was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars.

That's Sunday at the Yukon Arts Centre.

Check out www.yukonfilmsociety.com.

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Looking into next week...

You can see the world premiere of Max Fraser's new documentary "Bond of Strangers - The Operation Husky Story."

It's showing Tuesday at 7:30pm at the Yukon Arts Centre.

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Blues artist Terry Gillespie is touring the Yukon this month.

He's playing a house concert in Faro tomorrow night.

He'll be in Mayo on Saturday and Dawson City on Sunday.

Gillespie will play two shows in Old Crow next week.

He wraps up the tour in Inuvik.

Check out www.homeroutes.ca for details.

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And that's your Marquee.

Call us about your arts and cultural events --- 668-8460.

Message us on www.facebook.com/CBCYukon.

...or email anewday@cbc.ca.

Marquee arts and cultural calendar - October 19, 2015

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The Yukon's Gordie Tentrees plays the Yukon Arts Centre tonight.

It's the Yukon cd release concert of 'Less is More."

He'll be on stage with Jaxon Haldane. That's tonight at 8pm at the Yukon Arts Centre. (photo by www.paolocorradeghini.com/)

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A special duo concert is coming up Thursday.

It's a homecoming for vocalist Fawn Fritzen.

She has been in Toronto for 10 weeks studying, recording and collaborating.

Fritzen is back in town now for a homecoming concert.

It will feature Toronto Juno-winning (and three time National Jazz Awards) pianist David Restivo.

That's this Thursday at the Old Fire Hall.

Doors open 7:30. Show starts 8 pm.

Get tickets in advance at Dean's Strings or at the door.

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Coming up Friday night.... it's EUNOIA.

That's a contemporary dance adaptation of Griffin Poetry Prize-winner Christian Bök's celebrated poem of the same name.

The features text using one vowel per chapter. Choreographer Denise Fujiwara has adapted it into a dance performance. You can see it Friday at the 8pm at the Yukon Arts Centre.

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Hands of Hope has a fundraiser coming up Friday night.

It's a Canucks dance at the Yukon Transportation Museum with Hank Karr, Red Lewis, Ed Isaak, Ray Park, Wayne Smyth.

That's Friday night.

Doors open at 7 pm. The music starts at 8 pm.

Get tickets at Dean's Strings.

We'll tell you more about that on Wednesday here on A New Day.

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Wednesday... there's live jazz at the Wheelhouse.

This week features music by Roger Gilles on piano, Lonnie Powell on drums and Paul Bergman on bass.

Music starts 6pm at the Wheelhouse Restaurant in Whitehorse.

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Kim Beggs is wrapping up her Yukon tour with Ben Sures and Amber Suchy.

They play the Whitehorse Corrections Centre tomorrow afternoon.

Wednesday, they play a house concert in Marsh Lake.

Then the songwriters head to the NWT and Alberta.

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The next home routes tour is on the territory.

This month, blues artist Terry Gillespie is touring the Yukon.

He's playing a house concert in Mendenhall tomorrow night.

He'll be in Haines Junction Wednesday.

Then he heads to the central Yukon for concerts in Faro, Mayo and Dawson City on the weekend.

Check out www.homeroutes.ca for details.

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You can check out Nicole Bauberger's paintings from the Maritimes and Stewart-Cassiar Highway.

Whitehorse art viewers may remember Bauberger's 2011 Yukon Arts Centre installation called Get There From Here.

It depicts Canada's highways and the landscapes they move through.

This past spring, she painted the Maritime section and the distance from Prince George up to the Alaska Highway, including part of the Highway of Tears as well as the StewartCassiar Highway.

You can see that work tomorrow, 5:30-8:30pm, at the Yukon Transportation Museum.

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The Danoja Zho Cultural Centre in Dawson City is presenting a new lecture series in partnership with the School of Visual Arts in Dawson City.

The first talk is with Joseph Tisiga this Thursday at 7pm.

He'll be talking about how the importance of land to Aboriginal artists.

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There are Strange Things Done... Yukon Ghost Stories....

The MacBride Museum will get you in the mood for Halloween.

It's telling northern ghost stories Thursday at 7:30pm at the MacBride Museum.

Join them for an evening of spooky storytelling, featuring tales from local storytellers.

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And finally, the Yukon Film Society is bringing you another Available Light Cinema this month.

On Sunday, it will present three features at the Yukon Arts Centre.

It all starts at 3pm with Toy Story.

The popular animated film turns 20 years old!

Then at 5:30pm.. there's How to Change the World .

Wild Tales shows at 8pm. It was an Academy Award Nominee - Best Foreign Language Film.

That's Sunday at the Yukon Arts Centre.

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And that's your Monday Marquee.

Call us about your arts and cultural events --- 668-8460.

Message us on www.facebook.com/cbcyukon.

...or email anewday@cbc.ca.

Marquee arts and cultural calendar - October 15, 2015

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The Klondike Roots and Blues Festival is coming up tomorrow and Saturday night!

This is the second year of the festival.

Once again, Friday night's show features accoustic acts... like Dan Livingstone, Harpdog Brown, Lonesome Buckaroos and Brandon Isaak.

Saturday night is Electric night with local act The Midnight Sons Band.

Smalltown Playboys will play some funky blues.

Plus there's J-W Jones, young, blues guitar player who is making a name for himself.

That's a taste of the Klondike Roots and Blues Festival tomorrow night and Saturday at the Yukon Convention Centre.

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Whitehorse Concerts presents the premier classical piano quintet "Ensemble Vivant."

This dynamic group is based in Toronto.

It will be performing a programme titled "From Bach to Piazzola."

There'll be something for all musical tastes.

The concert is set for Saturday at 8pm at The Yukon Arts Centre.

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The next Jazz on the Wing is coming up Sunday.

This time, The Cookers Quintet, out of Toronto, will be performing. That's Jazz on the Wing Sunday at the Yukon Arts Centre at 7:30pm.

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Boom opens in the Yukon tonight...

It's a one-man performance by Rick Miller who is known for his show MacHomer.

Boom is his latest multimedia performance. The show explores the music, culture and politics that shaped the Baby Boom generation, from the first boom of the Atomic Bomb in 1945 to the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.

That's Boom tonight and tomorrow at 8 at the Yukon Arts Centre.

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Kim Beggs is on tour with Ben Sures and Amber Suchy

She's filling in for Jay Aymar now on the Canadian Troubadour Trilogy tour.

The three songwriters are playing the Yukon, Alaska, NWT and Alberta.

They'll be in Mayo today at the J-V Clark school.

Tomorrow, they play the Sourdough Café in Keno City.

Saturday night, the trio plays Pelly Crossing at the Link Building...

... with special guests Dena Zagi and Stephen Joe.

Sunday, they play the St. Elias Convention Centre in Haines Junction.

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The next home routes tour is on the territory.

This month blues artist Terry Gillespie is touring the Yukon.

He'll be in Whitehorse tomorrow night, Atlin on Saturday and Crag Lake on Sunday.

Check out www.homeroutes.ca for details.

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To visual art...

Halin de Repentigny's new show opens to the public tomorrow.

It runs until the 18th at the Old Fire Hall in Whitehorse.

The title is "Divergence, a straight path is a boring path."

You can see more than 30 new works - landscape and nudes.

The Friday show opens from 5-9pm.

The Saturday show is open from 11-4pm ... and Sunday 12-4pm.

That's at the Old Fire Hall.

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Author and storyteller Reneltta Arluk is on tour with Yukon Public Libraries this week.

She's of Inuvialuit and Dene descent originally from Fort Smith, Northwest Territories.

She was raised by her grandparents on the trap-line until school age.

For over ten years, Arluk has been a part of Aboriginal Theatre across Canada and overseas.

She'll be storytelling and giving a talk tonight in Faro at 7pm at the Community Library.

Arluk heads to the Ross River library tomorrow morning at 10am.

Saturday afternoon, she'll be at the Tagish Library at 2pm.

And Sunday, she'll be at the Whitehorse Public Library at 3pm.

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Just a few more days to catch some live local theatre...

The play Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead is on stage at the Guild Hall in Porter Creek.

It features some of Yukon's young local actors playing the Peanuts' characters in their teens.

It runs until Saturday. Shows start at 8pm.

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Back to music... the Yukon's Gordie Tentrees is on the TOUR OF THE NORTH this week.

It will feature songs from his new record 'Less is More."

This Monday night, come celebrate his new record and for the first time in the North hear these new songs.

It will feature opening act Jaxon Haldane from Oklahoma.

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And that's your Marquee.

Call us about your arts and cultural events --- 668-8460.

Message us on www.facebook.com/cbcyukon.

...or email anewday@cbc.ca

Marquee arts and cultural calendar - October 8, 2015

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This world-renowned Scottish-Canadian tenor is back in the Yukon.

John McDermott has recorded more than 25 albums... with great success.

He's on tour in Canada and the U-S this year...

And he has a busy touring schedule next year too.

Tonight you can see him in Whitehorse at the Yukon Arts Centre.

There are still tickets available. The concert begins at 8.

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This year's Mardi Bras fundraiser is coming up Saturday night.

The theme is the roaring 20s... so come in your flapper-wear or come as you are.

Ryan McNally and His Red Hot Ramblers will be provide the music.

You can dance the night away and help raise funds to support local women battling breast cancer.

That's Saturday at 8pm at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre.

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Kim Beggs is on tour with Ben Sures and Jay Aymar...

It's called the Canadian Troubadour Trilogy.

They're playing the Yukon, Alaska, NWT and Alberta.

You can see them tomorrow at 7pm at the Yukon Transportation Museum in Whitehorse.

You can get tickets at Deans Strings.

You can also catch them in Skagway Saturday night and in Haines Sunday night.

And they'll be in central Yukon later next week.

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This is National Mental Illness Awareness Week.

An art exhibition called "Just Breathe" is showing at the North End Gallery.

It features work by Sandra Storey, Josee Carbonneau, Emma Barr, Neil Graham and Brianne Bremner.

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Check out "The View from Here" at the Yukon Artists at Work Gallery.

It features Eric Dixon's vibrant landscape paintings.

The show runs until October 25.

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At the Northern Front Studio...

Stop in to see works by Cori Giacomazzi in the show called "A Journey."

It's up in the gallery at waterfront station until the end of the month.

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Lillian Loponan is helping put A Touch of Green in your life.

Work by the visual artist is showing until December on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Yukon College's Hilltop Bistro.

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In Dawson City...

A new show opened last night in the ODD Gallery.

It's a site specific installation by José Luis Torres.

The show will be up for a month.

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To live theatre...

The play Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead is running at the Guild Hall in Porter Creek.

It features some of Yukon's young local actors playing the Peanuts' characters in their teens.

It runs until October the 17th. Shows start at 8pm.

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"Connecting Through Stories" is coming up this Sunday.

This month, two Yukon authors will be the guest readers.

Roy Ness will read from his novel Rutting Season.

Michael Gates is the author of Gold at Fortymile Creek and History Hunting in the Yukon.

He'll read from stories that make up our Yukon history.

That's 1pm on Sunday at Well Read Books.

The Yukon Association of Community Living is presenting it.

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The monthly Coffee House and Open Mic is coming up this Saturday in Dawson City.

It will start at 7pm in the ballroom of the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture.

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There's live music all week at Epic Pizza...

It's called Rocktober.

Tonight Zipline is playing.. followed by Meat the Vegans.

Tomorrow night, it's the Selina Heyligers-Hare, the Midnight Sons Band and others.

Saturday night, it's Ukes of Hazard as well as Doctawub and Cymatic...

That's at Epic Pizza in Riverdale...

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And that's your Marquee.

Call us about your arts and cultural events --- 668-8460.

Message us on www.facebook.com/cbcyukon ...

...or email anewday@cbc.ca.

Marquee arts and cultural calendar - October 5, 2015

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Canadian icon John McDermott is coming back to the Yukon.

He has recorded more than 25 albums... with great success. He's playing the Yukon Arts Centre this Thursday at 8pm.

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This is National Mental Illness Awareness Week.

An art exhibition called "Just Breathe" opened yesterday at the North End Gallery.

It features work by Sandra Storey, Josee Carbonneau, Emma Barr, Neil Graham and Brianne Bremner.

There'll be an opening reception tomorrow evening.

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You can check out "The View from Here" at the Yukon Artists at Work Gallery.

It features Eric Dixon's vibrant landscape paintings.

The show runs until October 25.

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There are two art exhibitions in the Arts Underground...

In the Focus Gallery, there's Michel Gignac's show Bells & Airplanes.

It explores the commodification of our wilds, a trophy guide's working conditions, as well as the power of the ego.

Also in the Arts Underground... in the Edge Gallery.

There's a new show called Angie, the Tundra Swan: Original Storybook Illustrations by Juliann Fraser

Her watercolour illustrations bring to life the story of an injured tundra swan nursed back to health by Yukoner Todd Pilgrim.

A selection of original watercolour illustrations from Fraser`s first book, Lost in the Yukon by Kyle Marchuk, are also on display.

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Lillian Loponan is helping put A Touch of Green in your life.

Work by the visual artist is showing until December on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Yukon College's Hilltop Bistro.

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In the Yukon youth gallery... at the Yukon Arts Centre...

Check out Katelyn's Awesome Creations by Katelynn Blindheim.

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In Dawson City...

A new show opens this Wednesday in the ODD Gallery.

It's a site specific installation by José Luis Torres.

He'll be giving an artist talk Wednesday at 7:30pm in the KIAC Ballroom.

The show will be up for a month.

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The annual Mardi Bras fundraiser is coming up this weekend...

The theme this year is the roaring 20s... so come in your flapper-wear or come as you are.

Ryan McNally and His Red Hot Ramblers will be providing the music.

You can dance the night away and help raise funds to support local women battling breast cancer.

That's Saturday at 8pm at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre.

****

To live theatre...

The play Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead is running at the Guild Hall in Porter Creek.

It runs until October 17. Shows start at 8pm.

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"Connecting Through Stories" is coming up this Sunday.

This month, two Yukon authors will be the guest readers.

Roy Ness will read from his novel Rutting Season.

Michael Gates is the author of Gold at Fortymile Creek and History Hunting in the Yukon.

He'll read from stories that make up our Yukon history.

That's 1pm on Sunday at Well Read Books.

The Yukon Association of Community Living is presenting it.

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Back to live music...

Steve Slade is playing Antoinette's tonight....

The DanChic Duo of Dan Halen and Chic Callas will be there Saturday night.

There's jazz on Wednesday nights at the Wheelhouse...

This week features Lianne Cranfield on vocal and Dave Sutton on piano.

Music starts at 6pm.

The Yukon Acoustic Music Workshop presents its second Slow Jam of the season

That's tonight from 7-9pm at Dean's Strings.

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The monthly Coffee House and Open Mic is coming up this Saturday in Dawson City.

It will start at 7pm in the ballroom of the Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture.

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Finally, Kim Beggs is on tour with Ben Sures and Jay Aymar...

They're playing the Yukon, Alaska, NWT and Alberta.

They'll be at the Yukon Transportation Museum in Whitehorse this Friday at 7pm.

You can catch them in Skagway Saturday night and in Haines Sunday night at the Chikat Centre.

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And that's your Monday Marquee.

Call us about your arts and cultural events --- 668-8460.

Message us on www.facebook.com/cbcyukon.

...or email anewday@cbc.ca.

Marquee arts and cultural calendar - October 1, 2015

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Jazz Yukon presents its Jazz in the Hall season opener - "Learn, listen and jam" tonight.

Steve Gedrose will give an educational vignette.

The featured act will be guitarist Paul Lucas and Friends on drums, bass, guitar, vibraphones and more! Lucas will be joined by Brenda Lee, Andrea McColeman, Lonnie Powell and many others.

Their performance will be followed by a jazz jam.

That's tonight at 7pm at the Old Fire Hall in downtown Whitehorse.

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Also tonight, there's a Reading & Talk with Berton House Writer in Residence Kim Fu.

Her novel novel FOR TODAY I AM A BOY was a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice.

She'll read from her work tonight at 7pm at the Whitehorse Public Library.

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What ever happened to Charlie Brown and the Peanut Gang?

Well they're all grown up and telling their story at the Guild Theatre this month.

The play Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead opens tonight.

It's an unauthorized parody of their story.

It's described as a raw and uncensored look at teenage life ... so it's not for the wee ones.

The play opens tonight at the Guild Hall in Porter Creek.

It runs until October the 17th.

Shows start at 8pm.

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Get ready to Rock the North!

Break Out West sensation Jesse Roper and his band will be in town.

They'll play the Yukon Convention Centre Saturday night.

Whitehorse's Midnight Sons Band and Ryan McNally and The Red Hot Ramblers will be on stage too.

Doors open at 7:30pm for this all-ages event.

Get tickets at Deans Strings and at the door.

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Check out "The View from Here" at the Yukon Artists at Work Gallery.

The new show of vibrant landscape paintings by Erin Dixon opens tomorrow night.

An opening reception will be held between 5-8pm this Friday at Yukon Artists at Work Gallery, at 4th Avenue and Wood.

The show runs until October 25.

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Two new art exhibitions in the Arts Underground open tomorrow.

In the Focus Gallery, there's Michel Gignac's show Bells & Airplanes.

It explores the commodification of our wilds, a trophy guide's working conditions, as well as the power of the ego.

Also in the Arts Underground... in the Edge Gallery.

There's a new show called Angie, the Tundra Swan: Original Storybook Illustrations by Juliann Fraser.

Her watercolour illustrations bring to life the story of an injured tundra swan nursed back to health by Yukoner Todd Pilgrim.

Pilgrim wrote and published the children's book recounting Angie's tale.

A selection of original watercolour illustrations from Fraser`s first book, Lost in the Yukon by Kyle Marchuk, will also be on display.

There'll be an opening reception for both shows tomorrow evening from 5-7pm.

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There's an art exhibition opening this weekend... focussing on Mental Illness Awareness.

The show is called "Just Breathe."

It will feature work by Emma Barr and Neil Graham, photography by Brianne Bremner, sculpture by Sandra Storey and a fish skin creation by Josee Carbonneau.

The show opens Sunday at the North End Gallery in Horwoods Mall.

There'll be an opening reception on Tuesday.

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Make time for A Touch of Green in your life.

That's a new visual art show, by Lillian Loponen.

It opened last night at Yukon College.

The solo show features original work by Loponen.

You can see it Tuesdays and Thursdays in Yukon College's Hilltop Bistro until December.

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In the Yukon youth gallery... at the Yukon Arts Centre...

... well it's Katelyn's Awesome Creations by Katelynn Blindheim.

It opens to the public on tomorrow night.. with an opening reception from 5-6:30pm.

The Northern Front Studio presents The Journey. That's new work by Cori Giacomazzi.

There'll be an opening reception Friday from 5-7pm. That's in Northern Front Studio in Waterfront Station. 

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The Mount Lorne Community Centre is hosting a house concert tomorrow night.

Australian folk singer Andy Gordon is touring the territory.

He`ll be at the Mount Lorne centre on the Annie Lake Road tomorrow night at 7:30pm.

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The Common Cup Company is town this weekend.

The group features songwriters Gordon Light & Ian Macdonald who composers of popular hymns.

They're playing Whitehorse United Church tomorrow night at 7pm.

And Saturday, they'll put on a workshop.. from 1-4pm.

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Then Saturday, it's the Whitehorse Folk Society's first Coffee House of this season.

It features Kim Melton plus there's the Open Stage.

Help set up 6 and sign up for the open stage.

The show starts at 7:30pm.

That`s Saturday night in the basement of the United Church.

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Salsa Yukon`s first Saturday Salsa Dancing night is coming up this weekend too.

You`re invite to dress in your best Yukon formal and dance the night away to the Latin sounds of DJ Miguel y Lucia from Salsa Yukon.

That`s this Saturday night at The Wheelhouse Restaurant starting at 9:15pm.

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There's a film screen in Dawson City on Sunday night.

It's Salt of the Earth, a portrait of photographer Sebastiao Salgado.

That's 7:30 Sunday at the KIAC Ballroom.

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For the wee ones... Will Stroet, who stars in a TV series on Kids CBC... will be in our backyard this weekend.

The children's entertainer and his Backyard Band will play the Old Firehall this Sunday.

That concert is sold out, but he`ll also be at Angellina's Toy Boutique this Saturday at 10 am to sing a few songs.

The following week, he and the band will put on a series of French school concerts for French Immersion students in Whitehorse, Haines-Junction and Dawson City.

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Of course... CBC's Vinyl Cafe is in town this week!

There are three nights of shows this weekend at the Yukon Arts Centre. They're sold out but we do have a pair of tickets to Friday night's show.

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And that's your Marquee.

Call us about your arts and cultural events --- 668-8460.

Message us on www.facebook.com/cbcyukon.

...or email anewday@cbc.ca.

Marquee arts and cultural calendar - September 28, 2015

guildtheatrepeanutsSep15.gifHere's your Monday Marquee.

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The Guild Theatre opens for the season.

Its first play is called Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead.

The play is an unauthorized parody of the Peanuts gang as teenagers. It's mature content, not for little ones.

There'll be a preview Wednesday and the show opens Thursday at the Guild Hall in Porter Creek.

Get tickets here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2321857

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There's live music tonight at Antoinette's.

Kate Weeks is doing a solo show.

That's tonight from 6-9pm.

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Wednesday night, there's jazz at the Wheelhouse Restaurant ...

Paul Lucas will be there on guitar with and Paul Bergman on bass.

Music starts at 6pm.

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Thursday night... Jazz Yukon presents its Jazz in the Hall season opener - "Learn, listen and jam."

Steve Gedrose will give an educational vignette.

The featured act will be guitarist Paul Lucas and Friends on drums, bass, guitar, vibraphones and more!

That will be followed by a jazz jam.

That's this Thursday at 7pm at the Old Fire Hall in downtown Whitehorse.

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Two new art exhibitions open Friday in the Arts Underground.

In the Focus Gallery... there's Michel Gignac's show Bells & Airplanes.

Last October, Gignac came out of Yukon's Peel River Watershed after another season guiding trophy hunters. He had a broken-rib and was barely breathing.

Bells & Airplanes explores the commodification of our wilds, a trophy guide's working conditions, as well as the power of the ego.

Also in the Arts Underground, a new show opens in the Edge Gallery.

It`s called Angie, the Tundra Swan: Original Storybook Illustrations by Juliann Fraser

Her vibrant watercolour illustrations bring to life the story of an injured tundra swan nursed back to health by Yukoner Todd Pilgrim. Pilgrim wrote and published the children's book recounting Angie's tale.

A selection of original watercolour illustrations from Fraser`s first book, Lost in the Yukon by Kyle Marchuk, will also be on display.

There`ll be an opening reception for both shows this Friday from 5-7pm.

Meanwhile, Pilgrim will host a book launch at Arts Underground on Saturday, October 10 with a public reading.

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There's a Reading & Talk with Berton House Writer in Residence on Thursday.

Kim Fu's novel FOR TODAY I AM A BOY was a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, winner of the Edmund White Award, and longlisted for Canada Reads.

Fu is a graduate of the University of British Columbia's MFA in Creative Writing. She lives in Seattle. She'll be reading from her work Thursday 7 pm at the Whitehorse Public Library.

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Check out "The View from Here" at the Yukon Artists at Work Gallery.

The new show of vibrant landscape paintings by Erin Dixon opens Friday night.

An opening reception will be held between 5 and 8pm this Friday at Yukon Artists at Work Gallery.

That's 4th Avenue and Wood.

The show runs until October 25th.

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There's a Mental Illness Awareness Show opening Sunday in Whitehorse.

The show is called "Just Breathe."

It will feature work by a number of different local artists and different mediums.

It will include paintings by Emma Barr and Neil Graham, photography by Brianne Bremner, clay sculpture by Sandra Story and a fish skin creation by Josee Carbonneau.

The show opens Sunday at the North End Gallery in Horwoods Mall.

There'll be an opening reception held next week.

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Make time for A Touch of Green in your life. The new visual art show, by Lillian Loponen, opens this week at Yukon College.

It's a solo show featuring enchanted places and original work by Loponen.

You can see it Tuesdays and Thursdays in Yukon College's Hilltop Bistro until December. There will be an opening reception this Wednesday from 4:30-6:30pm.

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Will Stroet will be in our backyard this weekend.

The children's entertainer and his Backyard Band will play the Old Firehall this Sunday.

Stroet stars in a television series on Kids CBC.

He and his band will put on a bilingual family concert at 11 o`clock Sunday morning.

He`ll also be at Angellina's Toy Boutique this Saturday at 10 am to sing a few songs.

The following week, he and the band will put on a series of French school concerts for French Immersion students in Whitehorse, Haines-Junction and Dawson City.

Get tickets to Sunday`s concert at the Yukon Arts Centre box office or the Arts Underground.

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And that's your Monday Marquee.

Call us about your arts and cultural events --- 668-8460.

Message us on www.facebook.com/cbcyukon.

...or email anewday@cbc.ca.