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Cello, Violin, Piano

Music at the Museum • Heure musicale au musée

February 24, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for an one hour concert presented by Classics On Stage Yellowknife members and students of members. This is one of a series of concerts presented on the last Sunday of every month, from September to June. We are holding two extra concerts in February and March due to popular demand in preparation of the Yellowknife Music Festival. Everyone is welcome!

Naka Festival

Naka Festival: Opening Ceremony

March 3, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN), the City of Yellowknife, and Government of the Northwest Territories as we open the week’s events and honour the land of the Yellowknives Dene, Chief Drygeese Traditional Territory. Emcee Lawrence Nayally will guide us through the afternoon as we open with a traditional prayer song and dance and hear about the legends behind Naka. Here's what you can expect at the opening ceremony. Please note that times are approximate. Item Time Involved Opening…

Cassidy Point - Bill Braden

Naka Festival: Concepts of Aurora Photography

March 4, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Along with the thrill of experiencing the Aurora comes the reward of making your own really good photograph of Nature’s Greatest Light Show.   The City of Yellowknife is pleased to host an aurora photo workshop, led by Yellowknife photographer, author and tour guide Bill Braden. In this two-hour workshop, you will learn basic camera settings and technique along with stories and the science behind the aurora. This free-of-charge workshop will be held Monday March 4, from 3 to 5 pm…


Naka Festival: In Awe of the Northern Lights

March 6, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dr. José Francisco Salgado is an astronomer, experimental photographer, and public speaker who creates multimedia works that communicate science in engaging ways. In this talk, Dr. Salgado will speak about the science behind the auroras and how his science films are used to inspire and educate audiences. He will share with us his photography, real-time video of the auroras, excerpts from his films, and Wondrous Light, his latest aurora production shot in Yellowknife. This free-of-charge presentation will be held Wednesday,…

Artwork by Fran Hurcomb

Naka Festival: Aurora Art Workshop and Dene Art Demos

March 7, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Make your own aurora art! Using simple block-printing techniques, create an image of your choice to remember your Yellowknife experience. This fun activity is easy for any age, and can be simple or complex. Recommended time 1-2 hours to create, carve and print your block, with help from local artists. This free-of-charge drop-in workshop will be held Thursday, March 7th from 3 to 6pm at the Prince of Wales Northern  Heritage Centre

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