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Jennifer Castle at the KIAC Ballroom

Thurs, Sept 13 at the KIAC Ballroom Doors open – 7:30 / show time – 8:00 tickets available at KIAC The fictional concept of death rears its head in so many of my songs, always on the periphery, or as a side note, or a reminder, a punchline or the bottom line, always sniffing around […]

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Jeremy Dutcher – Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa (Maliseet Songs)

FRI, June 29 at the KIAC Ballroom Doors open – 7:30 / Show time – 8:00 Tickets available at KIAC Performer, composer, activist, musicologist – these roles are all infused into his art and way of life. His music, too, transcends boundaries: unapologetically playful in its incorporation of classical influences, full of reverence for the […]

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Winona Wilde & Joey O’Neil at the KIAC Ballroom

Sat, June 16 Doors open – 7:30 / Showtime – 8:00 $18 in Advance / $20 at the door A Canadian with Iraqi heritage, Winona Wilde (nee Noosa Al-Sarraj) is a fierce, funny, feminist who has built quite a body of work and achievements for her original songs in only 5 short years. A former […]

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Steve Gunn at the KIAC Ballroom

Tues, June 12 Doors open – 7:30 / Showtime – 8:00 $18 KIAC members / $20 in advance $22 at the door People have written about roads for as long as they’ve been around. And before there were roads, they still wrote about travel and about landscape. Landscape is the stage upon which our greatest […]

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Fundamentals for Professional Artists- June 5th

Fundamentals for Professional Artists with Lulu Keating This workshop starts with recognizing obstacles and dismantling them, then setting realistic goals to grow your portfolio, your network and your experience. Dates: June 5th, 6-9pm Location: KIAC Ballroom Cost: $10 KIAC Members / $12 Non-Members Age: Adult Level: All Levels Supplies: none To register, call KIAC at 993-5005 or […]

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John K. Samson, Christine Fellows, Ivan Coyote, Carleigh Baker, and Laurel Parry at the Palace Grand

A presentation of the Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival Tickets: $18 / $16 KIAC members in advance $20 at the door (if available) On sale Monday, May 14 at KIAC & Maximilian’s Gold Rush Emporium or to purchase advance tickets please contact KIAC at 867 993 5005 or admin@kiac.ca Friday night at the Palace Grand […]

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Hand Embroidery Basics with Jody Beaumont- May 27th+28th

Hand Embroidery Basics with Jody Beaumont Back by popular demand! This workshop focuses on a basic exploration of hand embroidery with a focus on learning by doing. Participants will learn and practice basic stitches by creating a hooped wall hanging. Starting with a general exploration of hand embroidery styles and possibilities, we will move into […]

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Drone Day + Servo & The Dead Wild

Sat, May 26th at the KIAC Ballroom 4:00 – National Drone Day event a variety of live sound experiments with local artists. Free & all ages. A variety of live sound experiments with local artists. Free & all ages. Part of a National network of annual events celebrating drone, experimental, and ambient music. droneday.org/ 8:00 – […]

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20/20 Celebrations launched at sold-out Palace Grand

Thanks to Petunia & The Vipers, with local opening act The Dead Wild, KIAC’s 20/20 Anniversary Celebrations and Fundraising Campaign is off to a rockin’ start! Don’t worry if you missed it – we’ve got 20 events in 20 months and other ways you can participate.   HELD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH KLONDIKE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITES: […]

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Petunia and the Vipers at the Palace Grand

We welcome back Petunia and the Vipers for a evening of great music and dancing at the Palace Grand Theatre. May 19th Doors open at 8:00.  Opening act Dead Wild at 8:30. Tickets on sale May 1st.  Advance Tickets $25 ( $20 for KIAC members)  At the door: $30 Petunia & The Vipers formed in […]

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Dawson On Screen

June 14th, KIAC Ballroom, 8pm (doors 7:30). Admission by Donation An encore screening of films by Dawson City filmmakers from the 2018 DCISFF. The Catch by Angela Edmunds Snake Hips Lulu by Lulu Keating Dear Hatetts by Kerry Barber Pond by Dan Sokolowski I Buck, You Stack by Krista Davis The Potato Cuff Bluff by […]

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Gwaandak Theatre – The Unplugging at Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre

Could an old woman’s wisdom save the world? Join us May 9 for Gwaandak Theatre’s production of The Unplugging By Yvette Nolan Directed by Reneltta Arluk Starring Heather Majaury, Mary Sloan and Aaron M. Wells When the world becomes unplugged, a pair of exiled older women retreat to the frozen moonlit land, retrieving wisdom from […]

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Teach a workshop at KIAC!

Do you have an artistic skill that you would like to share with others? KIAC Members who are practicing artists/crafters have the opportunity to teach arts/crafts-related classes at KIAC. We are open to offering workshops in a variety of different mediums for all skill levels, from beginner to working professional. Examples of past workshops: Intro […]

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In the ODD Gallery: Yukon School of Visual Arts Student Exhibition

YUKON SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS | YEAR END STUDENT EXHIBITIONS April 27 – May 9, 2018 Opening April 27, 2018 6-7pm SOVA Gallery 7-8pm KIAC Ballroom 8-9pm ODD Gallery Noah Barber | Riley Brennan | Leah Byrne | Alex Coyne | Faith Dimen | Chris Dufois | Linda Glass Davina Harker | Annie Jonsgaard | Polina Pashkova | Robin Sharp | Dawson Smith  | Deirdre Sokolowska Viewing Hours ODD Gallery: Tuesday to Friday, 10am-5pm. Saturday, 12-5pm SOVA Gallery: Monday […]

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Megan Green – Artist talk

Thursday, May 3, 7:30pm, KIAC Ballroom “My work attempts to contextualize industrial interactions with the landscape, exposing cultural norms related to class, personal anecdote and geography – the sense and sensibility of living in and around extraction sites, as informed by my experiences in northern Alberta and Newfoundland. I use found objects that I modify and contextualize […]

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Liljana Mead Martin — Artist Talk

Current Artist in Resident Liljana Mead Martin will share some of her work with us on  Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30pm in the KIAC Ballroom. Come on out a see her work and find out what she is working on while in Dawson City! Free event! Liljana Mead Martin is an interdisciplinary artist based in […]

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BIRDLAND

APRIL 18, KIAC BALLROOM, FREE ADMISSION, Doors at 7, Film at 7:30 BIRDLAND, Peter Lynch, Canada, 2018, 89 minutes Sheila Hood is an ex-cop whose marriage is on the rocks. Rather than confronting her husband about an affair, she hides surveillance cameras in her home and watches his transgressions, becoming a voyeur of her own […]

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Movie Night at Gerties, April 14

A fundraiser for the Dawson City International Short Film Festival. Diamond Tooth Gerties. Saturday, April 14th. Doors at 7pm, Film at 8pm Admission by Donation. GERMANY – 2013 – 101 MIN – COLOUR – FEATURE – IN GERMAN & ENGLISH (with subtitles) A FILM BY THOMAS ARSLAN Summer 1898. Canada during the Klondike Gold Rush. […]

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Coffee House & Open Mic Night

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Yukon Comedy Festival – Sun, March 25

The Yukon Comedy Festival comes to Dawson City! Join us as we bring some of the biggest up-and-coming acts from California, Alabama..and beyond. Join us for a night of hilarity, the likes Dawson has ever seen! Tickets are $20 This is a separately ticketed event from the Yukon Comedy Festival. Tickets can be purchased at […]

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2018 Dawson City Film Festival Program!

Our program is now live! Check it out and plan your weekend!  Plan your weekend! Over 80 films from near and far, workshops, street parties and more! Web Site or E-version A huge thank to all the volunteers that make this happen and to our sponsors! Presenting sponsor: Yukon Energy The Canada Council for the […]

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Hip Hop in the KIAC Ballroom

Klondike Institute of Art & Culture (KIAC) & Youth Art Enrichment presents: Hip Hop in the KIAC Ballroom Featuring: B CRAY LOCAL BOY Tahltan Havoc Jeremy Parkin Naycha Noise Calm Rivers doors open at 8pm, Show @ 8:30pm Adults $10 – Youth PWYC This will be an alcohol-free event!

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Confluence Call for Submissions- Deadline April 23

The Confluence Series at the SOVA Gallery is a DIY community exhibition series which offers a space for KIAC members working in any medium to exhibit their artwork throughout the summer months. The SOVA Gallery is located in the Yukon School of Visual Arts at 3rd and Queen in Dawson City. Regular Gallery Viewing hours: […]

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Stop motion & time lapse photography workshop

Delve into the fascinating worlds of stop motion and time-lapse photography with Winnipeg-based natural history filmmaker Joel Penner (National Geographic, One Strange Rock) in this scanner photography workshop series. Workshops will be accessible to all skill levels. Participants will creatively direct and capture the growth of slime moulds, coax voracious earthworms into creating art and film […]

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In the ODD Gallery: Curtis Grahauer

Curtis Grahauer (Kelowna, BC) | As far upriver as you can go before having to switch to a pole March 7 – April 14, 2018 Opening Wednesday, March 7th Artist Talk: 7:30PM in the KIAC Ballroom Reception: 8:30PM in the ODD Gallery   Succeeding the last hundred centuries of the Holocene, the Anthropocene is the proposed current […]

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