Writers cast a spell
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Writers seeking constructive criticism may find NorthWords NWT is hosting a creative writing workshop Saturday.
Writer Fred Stenson leads students to learn how to write good beginnings, point of view, effective endings and self-editing skills. Students will take part in writing exercises throughout the four-hour workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stenson has 18 books under his belt including Thing Feigned or Imagined.
His novels have been finalists for both the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General's Award for Fiction. Students can register for the event at the Yellowknife Book Cellar.
The class takes place at Aurora College. Stenson will also be at the Yellowknife Public Library Friday for a reading at 12 p.m.
Northwards NWT is also hosting it's annual general meeting on Saturday.
Play tells tale through imaginary rabbit
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Produced by Lunch Pail Theatre, Saturday is the last night to watch the production of Harvey.
The Mary Chase play stars Jeremy Findlay, Gillian Dawe-Taylor and Jennifer Bond among others.
It tells the tale of Elwood P. Dowd who has an imaginary six foot tall rabbit-friend named Harvey. When Elwood's social-climbing sister Veta sends him to a sanitarium, trouble ensues. The play runs at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m.
Artists gain new techniques
SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Northern Images is hosting workshops to teach mukluks making, stitching techniques and a host of other crafts.
Students can learn to make duffel liners and slippers for mukluks Monday, brick stitching to create snowflake designs Tuesday and needle-felting Thursday.
The workshops are held at the gallery in the evening