Local Women Raise Money for Leukemia/Lymphoma Research

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This article was published in the Yukon News August 19, 2011

Two Whitehorse women will be in the throng at the start of the Nike Women’s Marathon on October 16, 2011 in San Francisco.

Lori Mountain and Heather Jordan are training to run a half-marathon at this event.

Lori Mountain and Heather Jordan on . . . → Read More: Local Women Raise Money for Leukemia/Lymphoma Research

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Heavy Metal Show to be Remounted

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This article was published in the Whitehorse Star August 19, 2011

A Heavy Metal concert that was shut down in July because of excessive noise will be remounted in Shipyards Park later this month thanks to the help of the Boys and Girls Club of Whitehorse.

Taking the Stage: Heavy Metal Band Cervexecution – . . . → Read More: Heavy Metal Show to be Remounted

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City Orders Benefit Concert Shut Down

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This article was published in the Whitehorse Star July 25, 2011

A concert staged as a fund raiser for a children’s playground was shut down by Bylaw Services on Saturday night.

THE SHOW’S PURPOSE – Concert organizer Joel Gilchrist is seen in front of the playground which was to benefit from the Heavy Metal . . . → Read More: City Orders Benefit Concert Shut Down

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New Director at Guild Hall

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The good ship Guild Hall has a new skipper at the helm and she came by way of Down Under.

Katherine McCallum, Artistic Director at the Guild Hall

Katherine McCallum, the new artistic director, comes with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia and has also studied in Germany and . . . → Read More: New Director at Guild Hall

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Rose Garden

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Artist Jozien Keizer at her exhibition “Rose Garden”

The art exhibition currently being shown at Umbellula on the River is a feast of colour, contrast and texture.

“I don’t have the words,” Jozien Keijzer said when attempting to explain how her art evolved.

“It’s very much a personal journey,” she said.

Keijzer emigrated from . . . → Read More: Rose Garden

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Urban Cake Shop

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Marya Morningstar of the Urban Cake Shop

The sweetest, most colourful spot in Whitehorse may well be nestled between TD Canada Trust and the KEBABery on 2ndAvenue.

“I have been working in the hospitality industry since I was a child,” said Marya Morningstar, owner of the newly opened Urban Cake Shop.

“It’s really what . . . → Read More: Urban Cake Shop

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Laramie Project

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The violent murder of Matthew Shepard affected an entire town, and led to the creation of The Laramie Project.

“It is the play of the decade,” said Eric Epstein, the Guild Society’s artistic director.

Shepard was a 21-year-old University of Wyoming student who was tortured and murdered because he was gay.

The play . . . → Read More: Laramie Project

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