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Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival 2017

Fest’s First Author Talk is Taylor Made

Berton House Writer-in-Residence Drew Hayden Taylor kicked off the 6th Dawson Daily News Print & Publishing Festival‘s series of author talks Wednesday night with a casual “Ask Drew Anything” session. A prolific First Nations writer with over 30 works to his credit, Taylor is well known for bringing humour to his writing. (In fact, he … Continue reading

Art Camp / Education and Outreach

Job Posting: Kids Program Instructor/Coordinator

Part Time Position Art FUN Program Instructor/Coordinator The Art FUN Program Instructor/Coordinator will work closely with KIAC’s Programs Manager to organize, implement and instruct an Art FUN workshop series for young artists (grades 1-3) as well as a weekly Toddler and Preschool Painting class (ages 1-5). Qualifications: Experience instructing children aged 1 to 9 is … Continue reading

<i>Out of the Cold</i> Lets Emerging Yukon Filmmakers Warm Up 
Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2017

Out of the Cold Lets Emerging Yukon Filmmakers Warm Up 

One of the more popular events at the Dawson Film Fest is always the Sunday afternoon Out of the Cold screening. This showing highlights up-and-coming Yukon filmmakers, including (not surprisingly, given the strong creative temperament of Dawson City) many local artists. It takes a lot of work to make a film, and even more nerve to … Continue reading