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Marquee arts and cultural calendar - October 19, 2015

gordiepromoshotbypaolo.jpgHere's your Monday Marquee.


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/)


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.


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

That's a contemporary dance adaptation of Griffin Poetry Prize-winner Christian Bรถk'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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


And that's your Monday Marquee.

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

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...or email anewday@cbc.ca.