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Gumboot Rally seeks commitment this Valentine’s Day

Beginning Valentine’s Day, the Yellowknife Association for Community Living is signing up teams for the 25th annual Gumboot Rally.

A new online Gumboot Rally pledge site is set to launch at midnight on Feb. 14.

In honour of the silver anniversary, this year’s fundraising goal is $25,000.

Established in 1992, the Gumboot Rally is a beloved and fabulous annual tradition established to raise funds for the Yellowknife Association for Community Living.

CALL FOR A VISUAL ARTIST: DEADLINE FEB 11th

FROM THE NORTH: A Pan-Territorial Celebration and in conjunction with partners in Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut, Music Yukon is producing From the North, a travelling show that will bring together artists, Inuit and Dene athletes, and performers from each territory to spotlight northern culture and diversity as we mark the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation. One visual artist from each territory will be selected The show will tour to Whitehorse, Yellowknife, Iqaluit, Montreal and Vancouver over approximately three weeks from mid- October to mid-November 2017.

Free Museum Orientation Tours for Aurora Tour Companies

The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) is offering free orientation tours of the museum for aurora tour companies, tour guides and staff.
These tours are intended to highlight important information about the museum and galleries, points of interests, and relevant cultural information that you can provide to your aurora tourism visitors
If you and your staff are interested in attending one of the orientation tours please call or email Jean Sexsmith at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Phone: (867) 767-9347 ext. 71246

Call for Submissions: Canada In A Day - CTV Documentary Film

In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, award-winning filmmaker Trish Dolman and CTV/Bell Media will present Canada In A Day, a crowdsourced film event created by Canadians. Inspired by Ridley Scott’s 2011 phenomenon Life In A Day and subsequent projects around the world, Canada In A Day will encapsulate the ordinary and the extraordinary events of one day in the life of Canadians in a memorable, touching film to be released Summer of 2017.

Call for Volunteers - Folk on the Rocks

Folk on the Rocks is THIS WEEKEND and still needs a few more volunteers! If you're interested in helping out at the 37th annual Folk on the Rocks Music Festival, please email fotrvol@ssimicro.com right away to sign up! 

 

Areas still recruiting include: Beer Garden, Ticket Sales, Hospitality, Volunteer Headquarters, and Environment. Please contact us as soon as possible to get your choice of jobs!

Nancy MacNeill

867-446-0786

Volunteer Coordinator

Folk on the Rocks

fotrvol@ssimicro.com

Fireweed Studio Open

The Fireweed Studio is open for business!

 

Selling handmade pottery and fibre arts from the Yellowknife Guild of Arts and Crafts

Open every Tuesday from 5:00-7:30 PM and

Saturdays from 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Cash or Cheque only

City of Yellowknife Transformer Utility Box & Street Light Box Public Art Program

The City of Yellowknife and Northland Utilities have partnered in a public art initiative which will see several transformer and street light boxes resurfaced by artists.

 

Painters, digital, mosaic and graffiti artists as well as artists who draw, photograph and any other artists working in two dimensional mediums are invited to submit a proposal to the City. Artists will be selected by a five person project team.

 

Submission Deadline: Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. MST

 

Artwork Submission Requirements:

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