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Jane Bunnett & Maqueque Sextet from Cuba

Oct 26 Doors open – 7:30 / Show – 8:00   A long-time jazz musician on the Canadian scene as a leader, soprano saxophonist and flutist, JANE BUNNETT began digging deep into the music of Cuba during a trip there in 1982, and falling in love with its intricate folkloric Afro-Cuban rhythms, blending them with […]

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Lafayette String Quartet at the KIAC Ballroom

Oct 17 Doors open – 7:30 / Show – 8:00 Since 1986, Victoria’s Lafayette String Quartet has divided their time between entertaining audiences all over North America and Europe and teaching some of Canada’s finest young string players. Their residency at The University Of Victoria is rich in local performances and community involvement. Their concerts […]

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Coffee House & Open Mic Night season begins!

Join us all season long for a series of Coffee House & Open Mic Nights at the KIAC Ballroom. Everyone is welcome to attend and perform with admission by donation. Each month a different community group runs concessions and all donations contribute to a local cause. The fun begins Oct 6, 2018 at 7pm! This […]

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Busted Up: A Yukon Story

Sat, Sept 29 Doors open – 7:30 / Show 8:00 After three years of gathering interviews, transcribing, and editing, Open Pit Theatre and KIAC are bringing the play Busted Up: A Yukon Story to Dawson City. Set right here in the Yukon, a plethora of real-life characters whose opinions and stories are as varied as […]

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Dawson Film Fest Submissions Open!

Submissions are now open! Films 30 minutes or less. Earlybird deadline is November 12, 2018. Final deadline December 21, 2018. Click here for all the info!

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Open Studio @ Macaulay House

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th, 6pm, Macaulay House (Princess and 7th) Join Artists in Residence, Kelly Zantingh and Whess Harman in their studios at Macaulay House for an informal evening of art and chat! Fore more info on the artists and their projects, click here.  

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Film Screening: Skin So Soft

Skin So Soft (Ta peau si lisse) Canada/Switzerland 2017. Dir: Denis Côté. 93 min. Thursday, September 20, 7:30pm KIAC Ballroom (Doors 7pm) Admission by Donation Denis Côté‘s 10th feature film is not your typical sports documentary but a careful documentary observation of six modern-day gladiators in Quebec: Jean-François, Ronald, Alexis, Cédric, Benoit and Maxim. The […]

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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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In the ODD Gallery: Sam Kinsley

Sam Kinsley (Halifax, NS)  |  Evidence of Action October 4 – November 8, 2018 Opening Thursday, October 4th Artist Talk at 7:30PM | Reception to follow   Artist Statement In my practice I employ the ways I am defined in society to create my own systems of self description; my economy, physicality, and culture translated into […]

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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 $18 in advance / $16 KIAC members $20 at the door. KIAC member discounts are available at KIAC only The Nakatani Gong Orchestra (NGO) is a touring sound art project that engages local communities through workshops […]

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Artist Talk Harman/Zantingh

Join us and find out about our 2 current artists in residence! Tuesday, September 4, 7:30 pm, KIAC Ballroom. FREE! Kelly Zantingh (Ontario)    Kelly Zantingh graduated with a B.A.H in Studio Art from the University of Guelph, ON in April 2016. Later that year she co-founded the Carrying Root Collective with Allison Henry. Her practice […]

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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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Yukon Riverside Arts Festival Live Music Stage

Join us all weekend long at Riverside Park (Front St) between the artist market and artist demonstration tent for lots of live music

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Thursday night gallery hops kicks off the 2018 Yukon Riverside Arts Festival tonight!

The 2018 Yukon Riverside Arts Festival kicks off tonight! THURS NIGHT GALLERY HOP! 7:30 at the ODD GALLERY INFO/FLOE Exhibition Reception & Opening Remarks: JOSH WINKLER (ODD Gallery) LINDSAY DOBBIN with ANGIE JOSEPH-REAR, MICHELLE OLSON, MATTE MORGAN (Offsite: 88.8FM at ODD Gallery,Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre and the Old Post Office) CURATED BY MICHAEL MCCORMACK 8:00 […]

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Yukon Riverside Arts Festival, August 16th-19th

18th Annual Yukon Riverside Arts Festival August 16th-19th, 2018 Dawson City, Yukon The Yukon Riverside Arts Festival takes place in many venues around Dawson City on Discovery Days weekend, particularly the open-air Riverside Park & Gazebo. The festival aims to provide an accessible environment for community members and visitors to interact directly with the arts […]

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In the ODD Gallery: The Natural & The Manufactured 2018

The Natural & The Manufactured 2018 Klondike Institute of Art & Culture Dawson City, Yukon, Canada August 16 – September 22, 2018 INFO/FLOE JOSH WINKLER (ODD Gallery) LINDSAY DOBBIN with ANGIE JOSEPH-REAR, MICHELLE OLSON, MATTE MORGAN (Offsite: 88.8FM at ODD Gallery, Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre and the Old Post Office) CURATED BY MICHAEL MCCORMACK   project […]

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Confluence Opening: Thursday, August 16 @ 8pm

August 18 – September 8 Opening: August 16th @ 8pm, as part of the Riverside Arts Festival Gallery Hop 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 […]

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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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Film Screening: NFB X 3

3 new films from the National Film Board Tuesday, August 14th, KIAC Ballroom, doors: 7pm, films 7:30 Admission by Donation (Cash bar) To be followed by a meet and greet with Shirley Vercruysse (Executive Producer, NFB BC/Yukon) and Michelle Van Beusekom (NFB,Executive Director, Programming and Production). The Mountain of SGaana Christopher Auchter, 2017, BC, 10min […]

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KIAC Members’ Exhibit Call For Submissions

KIAC Members Exhibit Info and Submission Form 2018 KIAC Members’ Exhibit Exhibit dates: August 16 to September 8 Opening night: Aug 16 @ 8pm (as part of the Yukon Riverside Arts Festival Gallery Hop) DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: August 10 Be a part of this showcase of Dawson’s talented artistic community! All art and craft mediums […]

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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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