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Rob Dickson, Michael C. Duguay, and Jona Barr at the KIAC Ballroom, Dec 9

So Sorry Records Yukon Showcase December 9 at the KIAC Ballroom $18 adv. / $20 door / $15 members doors – 7:30 / show – 8:00 Rob Dickson – Whitehorse, YT https://robdickson.bandcamp.com/ Michael C. Duguay – Peterborough, ON // Kingston, ON https://michaelchristopherduguay.bandcamp.com/ Jona Barr – Whitehorse, YT https://jonabarr.bandcamp.com/  

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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 Dec 1, 2018 at 7pm! This […]

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Life, Love and Drinking Alone: the artist’s guide to smashing your phone, Nov 30

FRI, NOV 30 at the KIAC Ballroom doors open: 7:30 / show: 8:00 “Life, Love and Drinking Alone: the artist’s guide to smashing your phone” An evening of Kurt Weill music amongst other things By Andrew Love & Against the Grain Theatre In a dynamic new partnership with the Yukon Arts Centre, AtG reaches further […]

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence

Rae Spoon Documentary: My Prairie Home Date: Nov 28th Time: Doors at 7:00 Film at 7:30 Location: KIAC Ballroom   Marianna Pon-Layus Final Girl ODD Gallery Exhibit Dates: Nov 15th- Dec 15th Tuesdays-Saturdays Location: ODD Gallery   RSS Youth Art Exhibition Dates: Dec 5th-7th Opening Reception: Dec 5th, 4:00-5:00pm Location: KIAC Lobby    

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Art & Craft Fair, Nov 24th

ART & CRAFT FAIR Now reserving tables: $35 KIAC members / $40 non-members / $25 students Payment is required to reserve a table. Stop by KIAC or call with a credit card to reserve your spot now! Saturday, November 24, 2018 in the KIAC Ballroom 11am to 12pm: Accessible Hour * 12 – 3pm: Open to the […]

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Art & Craft Fair This Weekend!

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Artist Talks, Monday, Nov 19, 7:30

Join us in the ballroom on Monday Evening at 7:30pm (November 19th) to meet our current artists in residence, Kuba Bakowski (Poland) and Justine Skahan (Montreal). They will each show some of their work and talk about their projects while here in Dawson City! For more info click here!

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In the ODD Gallery: Marianne Pon-Layus

Marianne Pon-Layus (Montreal, QC)  |  Final Girl November 15 – December 15, 2018 Opening Thursday, November 15th Artist Talk at 7:30PM | Reception to follow   Final Girl depicts fantasies and still images from B-movies and horror films. Here, Marianne Pon-Layus shows these images for what they are: cruel, seminal, primitive and even liberating, portraying female protagonists […]

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KIAC Open House- Call for Participants

KIAC is hosting an Open House on December 12th and we would love for you to join us! Not only are you very welcome to attend the event, we would also like to ask for your help in making it a festive celebration!   How you can participate: Exhibition: bring in artwork you’re made in […]

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Screening: November 16

See all the films made at this years YUKON 48 Challenge. This Friday, November 16, KIAC Ballroom. Doors at 7pm, films at 8.  Admission by donation, cash bar!  

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Jane Bunnett & Maqueque Sextet from Cuba, Oct 26

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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Short Circuit Film Screening: November 4

Sunday, November 4, 7pm, KIAC Ballroom. Admission by Donation Short Circuit, the only Pacific Rim film festival in the world, is presented annually by CineVic Society of Independent Filmmakers on Lekwungen Territory in Victoria, BC, Canada. We screen work from over 30 countries around the world, and this year we’re going back to our #PNW roots with […]

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November 9-11

Make a film in 48 Hours. A Yukon wide event! Yukon 48 Film Challenge! Start on Friday and finish on Monday! Simultaneous screenings of all films in Dawson City and Whitehorse on November 16th. For all the details and more info click here!

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Call for Instructors

Youth Art Enrichment 2019 – Call for Instructors KIAC is seeking Yukon-based or northern instructors for Youth Art Enrichment, a four-day intensive arts program for Yukon high school students, held in Dawson City, Yukon in March, 2019. Each instructor will teach a group of eight to twelve students in their selected medium for the duration […]

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Lafayette String Quartet, Oct 17

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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Film Fest Fundraiser Fun! Oct 24

An evening of food and film! All you can eat Mac & Cheese made by some of Dawson’s best chefs(vote for your favourite) followed by a screening of FUBAR, a much loved Canadian mockumentary!   Come dressed as your favourite character and be eligible for a prize!   A Dawson City Film Festival Fundraiser Wednesday, […]

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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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Annual Wine and Food Tasting Evening

Mardi Gras is coming early!!! Friday October 12th, 8 pm in the KIAC Ballroom Tickets are $60 and include 5 pourings, appies and live music with the Bob Hilliard Jazz Ensemble. Advance tickets available at KIAC and recommended.

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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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