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Residents use the computers at the Iqaluit Centennial Library beside the new murals. - photo courtesy of Pascale Arpin
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NNSL Photo/Graphic Drummer and dancers shared
New promotional videos of groups will lead to feature-length documentary

Nicole Garbutt
Northern News Services
Monday, January 28, 2013

IQALUIT
The Iqaluit Centennial Library has some new art on its walls thanks to local artist Pascale Arpin and a team of creative youth. News LinkContinued

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Drummer and dancers shared


Inuvik resident Tony Devlin, the owner of Black Fly Studio, has produced promotional videos for the Paulatuk Moonlight Drummers and Dancers which were uploaded to YouTube this month. To view the promos, visit YouTube.com.

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E-mail: entertainment@nnsl.com | Monday, January 28, 2013

Inuit art symposium held in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - A special day-long symposium was scheduled to be held in Winnipeg on Jan. 25 for Inuit Art.
Titled Trajectories of Transformation, the event featured presentations by Cape Dorset artists including print artist Shuvinai Ashoona, Tim Pitseolak, Jamesie Pitsiulak and Bill Ritchie from Kinngait Studio. Filmmakers Zacharias Kunuk from Iglulik and Alethea Arnaquq-Baril from Iqaluit were scheduled to talk, as well.
Inuit art and the defining moments that have shaped this area of Canadian art history was the focus of the symposium.

Countdown to contest close

IQALUIT - The January Guess the Artist Contest hosted by the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association is coming to a close soon.
Scheduled to end on Jan. 31, residents of Nunavut have until then to guess the maker of a copper brooch shaped like a dancing bear for the chance to win the piece.
A multiple-choice contest includes the following artist options: Dan Wade from Iqaluit, Abraham Eetak from Arviat, Elisapee Itulu from Kimmirut or Patrick Aula from Iqaluit.

Deadline approaching

INUVIK - Applications for the Great Northern Arts Festival (GNAF) in Inuvik must be submitted by Feb. 1.
The festival is a circumpolar arts and performance festival dedicated to showcasing Northern and traditional work.
This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the festival and promises to be bigger than ever.
The Great Northern Arts Festival is scheduled to be held from July 12 to 21.

Aurora workshop offered

HAY RIVER - A photography workshop is scheduled to be held in Hay River on Jan. 29.
Led by Hay River photographer Adam Hill, the workshop will focus on shooting the aurora borealis.
Interested participants should meet in the Hay River Centennial Library meeting room at 7 p.m.
They are asked to bring their own camera, tripod and warm clothing.

Deadline approaching

NWT - Applications for the Great Northern Arts Festival (GNAF) in Inuvik must be submitted by Feb. 1.
The festival is a circumpolar arts and performance festival, dedicated to showcasing northern and traditional work.
This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the festival and promises to be bigger than ever.
The Great Northern Arts Festival is scheduled to be held from July 12 to 21.

Lunchtime reading

LLI GOLINE/NORMAN WELLS - A lunchtime reading program has started at the Norman Wells Community library.
School-aged children are welcome to attend during the noon hour. The library is open from Monday to Thursday and on Saturdays.
The program runs on weekdays from noon to 1 p.m.

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