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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:

Earth Day Films on Northwestel Community TV

Northwestel Community TV is pleased to celebrate Earth Day April 22nd with a selection of films and programs dedicated to the environmental side of northern life. Please tune in this week to HD Ch 709 to catch the following:

 

Cold Amazon - Documentary highlighting the importance and vulnerability of the mighty MacKenzie River. Production by Artless Collective.

 

Shadow of a Giant - Film by Lesley Johnson and Clark Ferguson exploring the history and toxic legacy of Yellowknife's Giant Mine.

 

Yellowknife composer Carmen Braden embarking on upcoming album recording and two world premieres

There is edgy, exciting music coming out of Canada’s Northwest Territories! Carmen Braden is embarking on her first studio recording of chamber works and folk songs, as well as having fantastic Canadian performers premiere her two newest compositions. Riding the energy of completing her Masters of Music and recent performances and premieres in Finland, Winnipeg and Yellowknife in 2016, Carmen is bringing her music of beauty and curiosity of the sub-Arctic to the world.

Community Garden Plots Available

Summer is just around the corner and it's time to start thinking about all the fresh produce you can grow! Community Garden Plots are still available for Summer 2016 at Kam Lake and Weledeh sites. If you are interested, please apply online at www.ykgardencollective.org. If you have any questions, email membership@ykgardencollective.org 

Kiri's Piano on Community TV

Northwestel Community TV is very pleased to present Yellowknife director France Benoit's film "Kiri's Piano" (2014) this week on YK Ch 709. Based on a James Kellaghan song of the same title, the film is set on the BC coast during the early years of WW2, but was shot entirely in Yellowknife.

 

Learn Adobe

March 21st- April 9th

 

Wamp presents classes on Adobe, including lessons on photoshop, illustrator, premier and indesign.

 

More info at www.wamp.ca

Brentwood Visits Yellowknife

Unique Tripartite Programme: Academics, Arts, Athletics

Over 30 Arts Options and Over 20 Sports Options

100% University Acceptance

2015 Acceptances include Loyola Marymount University,

USC, UC Berkeley, NYU, McGill University

50/50 Co-Ed | 80% of Students Board

 

Join Admissions Manager, Crystal Lenarcic

Thursday, February 18, 2016

SSI MICRO CLUBHOUSE

356 B Old Airport Road, Yellowknife | 7.00 pm

For more information please contact

RSVP lorraine.walsh@brentwood.bc.ca

 

Iceolation 2016 Call for Artists

The 10th annual Iceolation Art Show opens March 19th at the Snowcastle then moves to the Down to Earth Gallery from March 20-26.

 

Any artist, creating in any medium can submit work with an icy, snowy, or wintery theme.  This is our final Iceolation Art Show so if you ever had an idea to submit this is the year. 

 

Call Down to Earth Gallery at 920-0711 or email Northsoulglass@gmail.com for more info.

YK ARCC presents: Neil Dyck - Artist in Residence

Through the support of the NWT Arts Council the Yellowknife Artist-Run Community Centre will welcome painter Neil Dyck for a two weeks residency starting next week.

Northerners are welcome to meet with the artist Tuesday February 16 at 6 PM. The gallery located at #3 3541 Macdonald Drive will be open daily throughout the residency. The final work produced by the artist during his residency in Yellowknife will be exhibited and sold at a vernissage Friday February 26 from 6 to 9 PM.

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