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Hailing from Chicago, JJ Flores is playing at the Top Knight this Saturday. - Beau McGavin photo
L.A. DJ hits Top Knight
JJ Flores bringing beats to Yellowknife this weekend

When house music made its mark on the 1980s, a young JJ Flores immediately imagined himself behind the turntables, ready to deliver the same beats that filled his childhood with joy. News LinkContinued

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Entertainment Notes

E-mail: Friday, October 9, 2015

Stan 'The Man' featured in National Geographic

SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Photographer Pat Kane's work has reached international levels, as can be seen in National Geographic. As part of the magazine's Daily Dozen feature, Kane's photos of Stan "the Man" Laroque was featured on the magazine's website Sept. 29. People submit photos to the website, where it then picks the top 12 of the day to post online. Kane took the photo of the late musician at Larocque's cabin in Old Town in 2010.

Folksinger launches second CD

SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Bringing storytelling and warnings of what is to come, Jonathan Churcher is launching his latest album Rock Walker Blues tonight. The folksinger-songwriter is playing at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre this evening to perform music from his second album. Compiling storytelling over instrumentals, the CD also features classic rock-blues tunes and lyrics about global warming.

Burlesque dance classes begin

SOMBA K'E/YELLOWKNIFE - Learn the art of the tease with Bella Dance Academy. As part of the studio's dance sampler class, teacher Karen Wasicuna is instructing four weeks of burlesque and is open to everyone. This year, Bella Dance instructs students on a new type of dance every three to six weeks. This year began with modern and will continue with Contemporary Nov. 18. During classes students will learn the basics, from clothing peels to new moves.

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