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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.


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 Bรถk'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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


And that's your Marquee.

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

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...or email anewday@cbc.ca.