Whitehorse Daily Star

October 24, 2020

SCHOLARLY AND TALENTED

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

SCHOLARLY AND TALENTED – Erica Mah, October’s artist in residence at the Jenni House, will give a talk and performance at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Frank Slim Building in Shipyards Park. Journey on the Guzheng from East to West is the subject. The guzheng is a traditional Chinese instrument. Mah is currently studying guzheng music with Sonia Lien Liu at the Crystal Guzheng Centre in Burnaby, B.C. She is seen Thursday afternoon in the Frostbite Chambers House.

NOW SHOWING AT THE ARTS CENTRE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

NOW SHOWING AT THE ARTS CENTRE – Longtime Yukoner Elvis Presley is showing ‘The Divinity Series’ at the Yukon Arts Centre Yukon Energy Community Gallery. The show is on until Nov. 27.

RIDING INTO WINTER

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

RIDING INTO WINTER – A cyclist proceeds along the Millennium Trail by Rotary Peace Park last Sunday.

IMPORTANT WEEK KICKS OFF

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

IMPORTANT WEEK KICKS OFF – The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition kicked off Poverty and Action Homelessness Action Week on Monday with a ceremony at the Kwänlin Dün Cultural Centre. This year’s theme is ‘Systemic Racism – Do We See It’. An opening prayer was said and the Sacred Fire was lit. There are speakers all week, and a Whitehorse Connects event Tuesday at Shipyards Park.

AN EERIE RIDE

Photo by Vince Fedoroff

AN EERIE RIDE – The U Kon Echelon Bike Club held a Halloween-themed mountain bike race Friday afternoon at the Porter Creek Secondary School trails. Participants were encouraged to wear costumes and makeup that were safe to cycle in.

A SPORT WITH A VIEW

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A SPORT WITH A VIEW – The Yukon Sport Parachuting Association has been active here. James Paterson is seen sky-diving over the Cousins Airstrip on Monday. Photo by YUKON SPORT PARACHUTING ASSOCIATION

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Moose meat discarded, left to spoil

Conservation officers are looking for assistance from the public regarding investigations into two separate incidents of moose meat discarded and left to spoil.