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January 2019

Movie Night: Falls Around Her

January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Director: Darlene Naponse, Canada, 2018, 18A, 98 minutes Tantoo Cardinal shines as a world-famous Anishinaabe musician who returns to the reserve to rest and recharge — only to discover that fame (and the outside world) are not easily left behind, in writer-director Darlene Naponse’s riveting portrait of resilience set among a northern First Nation. Tantoo Cardinal shines as a world-famous Anishinaabe musician who returns to the reserve to rest and recharge — only to discover that fame (and the outside world) are…

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February 2019

Film Screening: Anthropocene

February 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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2018, 87 minutes, Documentary, Canada 7:30pm, KIAC Ballroom, Admission by Donation A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet, ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch is a four years in the making feature documentary film from the multiple-award winning team of Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky. Third in a trilogy that includes Manufactured Landscapes (2006) and Watermark (2013), the film follows the research of an international body of scientists, the Anthropocene Working Group who, after nearly 10 years of research, are arguing that the Holocene Epoch gave way…

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Tomáš Kubínek: Miracle Man

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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https://kiac.ca/2019/02/06/tomas-kubinek-miracle-man-feb-27/

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March 2019

Workshop: Set Etiquette for Film and TV

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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March 9 - DAWSON CITY Presented in partnership with KIAC Prepare for the summer shooting season! Learn the basic skills needed to work on a set. Topics include: - the structure of the Canadian film industry - stages of production - industry jobs - set terminology - set etiquette - basic safety and communication skills - basics of contracts, deal memos and payroll. INSTRUCTOR BIO: Neil Macdonald has more than 17 years of experience working in film and television. He…

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Artist in Residence Talk

March 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join current KIAC artists in residence Laura Millard (Ontario) and Genevieve Thibault (Québec) as they show and discuss some of their work and the projects they've been working while at the residence. For more info on their work click here.

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April 2019

Film Festival Trailer Contest

April 12 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Make a 30 second trailer advertising the 20th Dawson City International Short Film Festival and you could win $$$ and be screened at the festival. Deadline is April 12th. For the rules and entry form click here. Sponsored by Lodestar Productions.

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May 2019

Scrabble Workshop with Charles Atlas Sheppard

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Scrabble Tournament & Workshop Show off your Scrabble skills and help raise some funds for ODD Gallery and KIAC Artist in Residence programming. Scrabble Workshop  with Charles Atlas Sheppard Sunday, May 5th, 5 – 7pm in the KIAC Ballroom Admission by donation How to be a better player. Two and three letter words. Hooks. Rack management. Word lists. There is much to learn….! Bring a board if you can. We’ll start with a discussion and end with a game.  …

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Kids Show! Spring String Fling with Anne Glover

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Thurs, May 23, 5:30pm at the KIAC Ballroom Pay what you can (Suggested $15 family price) at the door / free snacks! Anne Glover’s engrossing and hilarious stories feature mind-bending string figures that she weaves out of a loop of string. A turtle, a snake, a bird, a rocket… is there anything she can’t make??   You’ve never heard a story told like this, and a simple shoelace will never look the same! This international performer wows audiences wherever she goes.…

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June 2019

New Hermitage Live at the KIAC Ballroom

June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Andrew MacKelvie is a practicing saxophonist, improviser, and educator from Halifax, Nova Scotia, now based in Montreal. Aside from his work with New Hermitage he has worked with artists like Jeff Reilly, Amy Brandon, and Jerry Granelli, with whom he was nominated for a Juno in 2016. He has also performed with the Upstream Orchestra, suddenlyLISTEN, BUDI & Aquakultre, Lido Pimienta, and the Yukon's own Major Funk. For this solo performance, MacKelvie will be debuting a new piece based on…

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The Winter Folk: Film Screening

June 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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THE WINTER FOLK An experimental documentary (2019, 73 minutes) by Christopher Healey and James Healey Winters in the Klondike will change you— but now the winters are also changing. Following three artists and interviewing five others during the winter of 2016-17, this intimate film explores themes of life as they emerge in a dark and freezing Northern landscape- one that is experiencing increasing stress from climate change. With access to local events and winter locations not commonly represented, The Winter…

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Artist Talk and Open Studio

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Current Artists in Residence Risa Horaowitz and Yi Xin Tong have been here a while, photographing, painting, drawing, filming and fishing! Find out a bit about them at KIAC and then visit Macaulay House to see what they've been up to!Friday, June 286:00 pm KIAC Ballroom7:30 pm Macaulay HouseFor info on their work click here

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August 2019

The Short Films of Dan Sokolowski

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hailing from Dawson City, Yukon, Dan Sokolowski (Sok Cinema), has produced over 26 shorts, one feature, and is the producer of the Dawson City International Short Film Festival. A program of nine short works that uniquely blend animation and documentary. Post-screening conversation with Dan Sokolowski. Admission by Donation. All proceeds go to the Dawson City International Short Film Festival. Doords open at 6:30pm, films at 7. For more info click here  

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Film Screening, All the Time in the World

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD Dir: Suzanne Crocker, Yukon, Documentary, 87 minutes 7pm, KIAC Ballroom, Admission by Donation A Dawson City family leaves the comforts of home to live for 9 months in the remote wilderness of the Yukon. They spend the long northern winter living in a small cabin with no road access, no electricity, no running water, no internet and not a single watch or clock. Featuring the insights for three children (aged 10, 8 and 4)…

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The Garrys, Soda Pony, and Beverly

August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Fri Aug 23, doors open: 7:30 Rock show at the KIAC Ballroom featuring The Garrys (Saskatoon garage surf pop doom-wop) and Whitehorse's own Soda Pony and Beverly.   $15 in advance / $12 KIAC Members $18 at the door 50% off for youth   A trio of sisters from Saskatoon, the Garrys play garage surf-pop doom-wop. The influence of early Beatles and Dick Dale creates a heavy and hypnotic blend of blood harmonies and classic garage surf on morphine. If…

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September 2019

The Films of Pixie Cram

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Join current artist in Resident Pixie Cram as she presents a selection of her short films. Thursday, September 5, 7pm, KIAC Ballroom. FREE! Pragmatopia, 2019, 30 min. (Science Fiction) Inspired by the Chernobyl aftermath, the film follows two young women as they journey from the outskirts of the city to a radioactive area deep in the woods. Along the way, they encounter a young drifter. As they travel together, they are forced to confront their new reality. Emergency Broadcast, 2017,…

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October 2019

International Day of the Girl Celebration & Family show featuring Claire Ness & Brigitte Desjardins

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Doors open at 5:30 with a family-friendly dinner celebrating International Day of the Girl followed by a performance by a Yukon Girls’ Rock Camp alumni band and a 1 hour family show featuring Claire Ness & Brigitte Desjardins at 7pm Swingin’ country, jazz, and blues music for kids of all ages. Fresh original tunes like “Broccoli Farm”, “Don’t Whine” and “C-A-N-D-Y” are backed up by old family film favourites like “I Wanna Be Like You” and “Everybody Wants to be a Cat”…

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Dawson City Shape Note Sing

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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All are welcome and beginners are warmly invited! No experience necessary, no choir master, no auditions. We'll hand out sheet music - Jamie Ross, KIAC Artist-in-Residence for October will guide a few songs, along with Dawsonites who have experience singing shape note! Sacred Harp is a centuries-old, but still living, tradition of four-part harmony a cappella singing - without instrumental accompaniment. The singing is enthusiastic whether fast or slow. Expect loud discordant fervent singing about rivers of blood and being…

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