Whitehorse Daily Star

January 20, 2017

PERFORMING THEIR OWN CHOREOGRAPHY

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

PERFORMING THEIR OWN CHOREOGRAPHY – The Extremely Moving Youth Society and Breakdancing Yukon Society will present ‘Go Nuts 2017’ at 7:00 this evening and Friday evening at the Yukon Arts Centre. The annual student choreography showcase fundraiser will see more than 100 dancers take part.

ENJOY BUT BEWARE

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ENJOY BUT BEWARE – Jennifer Solomon opened ‘Beware the Taxidermy’ at Baked Café on Tuesday evening. The show, featuring taxidermy photographed at various locations around Whitehorse, is on until the end of the month.

ON STAGE THIS EVENING

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

ON STAGE THIS EVENING – Members of the MAD (Music, Art and Drama) 9/10 class will present ‘What MADers in Life’, a variety show, for their finale at 8:00 this evening and Wednesday evening at the Wood Street Centre. Behind-the-scenes action is the show’s focus.

WARM-WEATHER RACING

Photo by Marissa Tiel

WARM-WEATHER RACING – Didier Meggia starts the 30-mile race at DPSAY’s Carbon Hill Race Day Sunday at the Mt. Lorne Community Centre. The day featured a 30-mile race, a 10-mile race, a six-mile rec class and a kids’ dash. Unseasonally warm temperatures made for a balmy winter day.

CANDIDATES FOR ROYALTY

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CANDIDATES FOR ROYALTY – The Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Queen candidates were announced Thursday evening at the Coast High Country Inn. They are, front left-right: Miss Alkan Air, Kaitlynn Mitchell, Miss Brewery Bay Chalet, Delaney Paul, Miss Yukon Nissan, Chanel Newell; back row, left-right: Miss Big Bear Donair, Robyn Gillespie, Miss Coast High Country Inn, Kyla Bryant, Miss North of Ordinary, Jen Coad, Miss Yukon Apparel, Carole Mathieson, Miss SKKY Hotel, Tamara Perzan, Miss MacPherson Rentals, Telek Rogan and Miss Northstar Mini Storage, Leticia Valadan.

YUKONER TO JOIN PROTEST

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YUKONER TO JOIN PROTEST – Tina Woodland (left) will join the Jan. 21 march on Washington to protest the previous day’s inauguration of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump. Linda Leon (right) has made a scarf for the occasion for locals to sign. Woodland hopes to be joined by her daughter Talia. The Washington scarf is available to sign at Whitehorse Motors until Jan. 17.