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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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Nakatani Gong Orchestra

Tatsuya Nakatani solo set + Nakatani Gong Orchestra (NGO) performance Sat, Sept 1st Doors open 7:30 / Showtime: 8:00 The Nakatani Gong Orchestra (NGO) is a touring sound art project that engages local communities through workshops and public concerts. Participants learn Nakatani’s techniques for playing the adapted bowed gong, and he conducts them in a […]

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The Sadies: Two Nights at the Palace Grand (Aug 18 & 19)

Yukon Riverside Arts Festival presents: The Sadies at the Palace Grand Theatre Aug 18 & 19 Doors open: 8:30 / Showtime: 9:00 $22 –  KIAC members, available at KIAC only $25 –  General admission, available at KIAC & Maximilian’s EXTRA special deal for KIAC members: Both nights for $40 (in advance at KIAC only) $30 […]

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House & Land at the KIAC Ballroom

Fri, Aug 10 Doors open: 7:30 Showtime: 8:00 With an opening set by Susu Robin House and Land is a collaboration of Sarah Louise (VDSQ, Scissor Tail Editions) and Sally Anne Morgan of the Black Twig Pickers (Thrill Jockey). Their first album is out now on Thrill Jockey. You can listen to a free track and order CDs, vinyl, and […]

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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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In the ODD Gallery: Emily Jan

Emily Jan (Montreal, QC) |The World is Bound by Secret Knots: Apologues I – X June 28 – July 31, 2018 Opening Thursday, June 28th Artist Talk at 7:30PM | Reception to follow The World is Bound by Secret Knots is an installation that initially grew out of the artist’s direct encounters with the biodiversity of […]

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Confluence Exhibit: Basia Barb Hinton & Patty Jackson

       Images, left: Basia Barb Hinton / right: Patty Jackson The Space Between Things Basia Barb Hinton Bear Stories & What the Eagle Saw Patty Jackson June 21 to July 14 Opening: Thursday, June 21 @7pm The Space Between Things is about creating something out of seemingly nothing – starting from the place of […]

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Studio Visit with April White

Join Artist in Residence April White  and her art is her studio at Macaulay House (Princesss and 7th).  Saturday, June 30, 3-5pm April White is a St. John’s, NL-based artist who works with performance, watercolour, and animation to examine involuntary bodily actions that are commonly seen as vulnerable or embarrassing such as yawning, waking up, […]

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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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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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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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Jinny Yu – Artist Talk

Join current artist in residence Jinny Yu (Ottawa) as she presents some of her work and also talks about her project while she’s in Dawson City Thursday, June 7th, 7:30pm, KIAC Ballroom, FREE Jinny Yu’s work grows out of an inquiry into the medium of painting, as a means of trying to understand the world […]

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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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David A. Robertson Keynote talk at the KIAC Ballroom

A Presentation of the Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival Sat, June 2 at the KIAC Ballroom, 7:30pm, FREE The path to reconciliation is paved with story, a process of remembering that informs how we live and the direction we are headed. Lasting change and transformative healing happens in this way, and involves reclaiming […]

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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 Friday, June 1st Doors at 7:00pm / Show at 7:30pm Tickets: $18 / $16 KIAC members in advance $20 at the door (if available) On sale at KIAC & Maximilian’s Gold Rush Emporium or to purchase advance tickets please contact KIAC at 867 993 5005 or […]

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Printmakers begin work at the Dawson Daily News!

Join printmakers Joyce Majiski, John Steins, Ryan O’Malley, Cassie O’Malley, Peter Braune, and Ken Anderson for some hands on printmaking action 11 – 6 this Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun during the Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival (3rd ave, beside the post office). All of the artists are working on a variety of projects […]

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The 2018 Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival

From May 30 – June 3, 2018, you can soak up literary readings and printmaking workshops at the 7th annual Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival. Between events, there’s time to find a geocached poem, join an open mic at The Westminster, or assist the world’s first dog team-powered printing press as six sled […]

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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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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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In the ODD Gallery: Tamika Knutson

Tamika Knutson (Dawson City, YT) | SKIN May  17 – June 21, 2018 Opening Thursday, May 17th at 7:30PM Artist Talk Thursday, June 21st at 4:00PM in the ODD Gallery   The ODD Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of brand new jewellery by emerging artist Tamika Knutson. Tamika Knutson is Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in from Dawson […]

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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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