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Top young Canadian pianist performing in Yellowknife

On Saturday, Yellowknifers will have a chance to see world-class pianist Anastasia Rizikov perform at the Northern Arts and Culture Centre. Born in Toronto, Rizikov began studying classical music at the tender age of five....

Cyr and son bring their story to the stage

Gail Cyr and her son Jesse Wheeler had very different upbringings. "I can't imagine growing up the way my mother did," said Wheeler. "My life in comparison is bathed in milk and honey." While Wheeler enjoyed...

NACC presents four shows in Inuvik

The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC) is bringing an eclectic mix of drama, music and dance to Inuvik this season. NACC executive and artistic director Marie Coderre said it will be an opportunity for...

NACC announces eclectic offering of four shows coming to Hay River

Four performances courtesy of the Northern Arts & Cultural Centre in Yellowknife will be coming to Hay River over the next months. The shows will be part of NACC's 2019-2020 season. Marie Coderre, the executive and...

NACC’s new season celebrates 35th anniversary

Debuts, premiers and rare-sightings fill the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre's 35th anniversary roster. With big, showstopping productions appearing alongside smaller debuts of emerging artists, NACC executive and artistic director Marie Coderre said she aimed...

Norm Glowach dives into family history for new show

Lifetime Yellowknifer and musician Norm Glowach will take the NACC stage as a new character named Johnny Cole on Saturday evening. Through a multimedia performance and music, Johnny Cole – Meet Me at the Rex...

The Honky Tonk Psychiatrist comes to NACC

Yellowknife musician ‘Baby’ Brian Weadick will hit the NACC stage with a fresh set of twangy tunes on Friday night. Weadick, along with a five-piece band, will be playing some of the singer-songwriter’s well-known and...

Grammy-winning jazz oboist to play in Yk

Tomorrow evening the sounds of a highly orchestrated, dramatic and interesting kind of jazz with strong components of funk, Latin and traditional swing will fill the NACC auditorium. That’s according to John Krosnick, the drummer...
Mike Scott, left, Lawrence Brass and Dwayne Brass, right, (BrownCanShine) at the NACC theatre about to present to youth from Yellowknife, Dettah and Ndilo about their life experiences dealing with and growing up in small communities outside of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Brett McGarry/NNSL Photo

Indigenous rappers give youth sobriety pep talk

Motivational speaker Mike Scott and hip-hop group BrownCanShine combined forces at NACC Tuesday to deliver a message of hope and sobriety to youth from Yellowknife, Dettah and Ndilo. Mike Scott's presentation, called Finding the Warrior...

Internationally-renowned choir takes Yellowknife stage

With praise and awards following this 60-men choir from around the world, Chor Leoni is stepping onto a Yellowknife stage for the first time this month. The Vancouver-based group is playing the Northern Arts and...

NACC mentorship applications now open

Applications are now open for the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre’s (NACC) mentorship program. The program has five spots, open to performing artists of all stripes in communities across the Northwest Territories. It’s a...

Straight outta the Sahtu

Northern rapper and artist Dylan Jones, aka Crook the Kid, is bringing his new album to NACC on Friday. “I’m from a small community close to the Arctic Circle on the side of the Mackenzie...

Arts Numeriques brings digital art North

The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC) will be showing the work of three Montreal-based multimedia artists next week. NACC reopened after the holidays on Wednesday, and is kicking off the new year with Arts...

NACC turns to GoFundMe to support programs

The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre (NACC) is turning to GoFundMe after a $30,000 budget cut. With added expenses from programming, the campaign will fund programs for youth, including art workshops. This fall NACC supported a...