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Taking risks pays off for Yukon photographer
On this edition of the as-yet-no-definite-name Yukon photography podcast, Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland talk with Cathie Archbould. The longtime Yukon photographer isn't afraid to take on huge challenges professionally and personally, and that commitment shows in her incredible work. Also, why is it so hard to name a podcast?
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Exploring the seedy underbelly of Yukon bingo
On this edition of the podcast, CBC Yukon's Jackie McKay takes us inside a local bingo hall, where a kerfuffle over seat saving forced the government to step in.
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Shining a light on Yukon photography
Mark Kelly and Alistair Maitland are two Yukon photographers with a passion for the craft, so they decided to interview other photographers about what motivates them, what fires their passion. In this first episode of a regular podcast on Yukon photography, Mark and Alistair interview Mike Thomas, a photojournalist who has been working in the territory for more than 30 years.
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The Devil Made Me Do It: More horror movie picks
Horror movie fan Rebecca Manias says the devil has been portrayed in many ways in cinematic history. She runs down some of her favourite films from different genres and different countries.
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A guide to great horror movies you may have missed
Horror movies have been around since the beginning of the medium. In fact, some of the earliest moving pictures are actually horror movies. Dave White invited horror movie expert Rebecca Manias into the studio to talk about some of her favourites, from classics to more obscure titles. Have a listen.
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Should hunters post photos on social media
Hunting is a way of life in Canada's North. It's a traditional practice for Indigenous people, and many non-Indigenous people hunt to feed their families. There's also a sport hunting industry, where people from Outside pay local guides to help them find animals. A recent post featuring a hunter and a dead grizzly bear touched off a storm of criticism on social media, and prompted us to talk to northerners about the practice. This is a joint call-in show, hosting by Dave White in Whitehorse and Lawrence Nyally in Yellowknife, asking people in they think hunters should post photos of their hunts on social media.
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The weird world of Spider Jazz
Andrea Stratis and Adrian Burrill drop by to play a few select tracks from an album of music that was featured on a television show that cannot be named. Enter, if you dare, the world of spider jazz.
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An emotional anniversary
The Umbrella Final Agreement, the foundation of the land claims process in the Yukon, turned 25 on September 26. The occasion was marked by an event at Yukon College that brought together some of the people involved in negotiating that final agreement. You'll hear emotional words from Barry Stuart, Albert Peter and Vic Mitander.
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The return of Kim Barlow
Kim Barlow was a fixture on the Yukon music scene for many years. She moved back to Nova Scotia a while now, and has been busy raising kids. But she's back with a new record and the first single is titled Whitehorse. We caught up with her.
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Inspiring new art and artists
The Chu Niikwan artist residency is a partnership between the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre, the Yukon Arts Centre and Yukon Arts Society. It's designed to support one established, one Indigenous and one emerging artist at a time. Dave White spoke with Nicole Bauberger, Blake Nelson Shaa'koon Lepin and Lia Fabre-Dimsdale, the first three artists to be accepted.
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