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 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


Volunteer Coordinator

Folk on the Rocks

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:

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 If you have any questions, email 

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.