Whitehorse Daily Star

January 29, 2015

POWERFUL DRAMA TAKES THE STAGE

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POWERFUL DRAMA TAKES THE STAGE – Bryn Lepp and Douglas Mayr star in ‘Oleanna’ – David Mamet’s controversial and powerful drama. The show will open this evening at the Guild Hall and run until Feb. 14.

A LITTLE MORE SPACE

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A LITTLE MORE SPACE – Faye looks over the baby gate in the Mae Bachur Animal Shelter on Tuesday afternoon. Office renovations which have provided more space, including more room for dogs like Faye to spend some time out of their pens, are nearly completed.

A CELEBRATION OF LITERACY

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A CELEBRATION OF LITERACY – Josée Fortin entertains at the Canada Games Centre during National Literacy Day (Sunday). Activities included crafts, games, storytelling and snacks on the centre’s second floor, and an afternoon free skate.

WINTER WONDERLAND

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WINTER WONDERLAND – Some Whitehorse youngsters chose the right time to enjoy the outdoor rink on Teslin Lake. Days of rain finally gave way to snow, creating a scene of beauty. Photo by MINNIE CLARK

PUPPETRY PRESENTATION PENDING

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PUPPETRY PRESENTATION PENDING – Brian Fidler and Geneviève Doyon work on ‘Tombstone’, a science fiction-western, a staged reading of Ramshackle’s new cardboard science fiction puppet show. It will be presented at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Yukon Arts Centre Studio as part of Nakai Theatre’s Pivot Festival.

STUDIO OPEN HOUSE PLANNED

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STUDIO OPEN HOUSE PLANNED – Heather Callaghan works Tuesday afternoon on a mobile mural at the new Splintered Craft Studio, a drop-in art studio, at the Yukon Inn Plaza. The studio is a Skookum Jim Friendship Centre initiative. An open house will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.