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Members of indie/alternative band Predator/Prey Carrie Phipps, left, Adam Phipps, Dak DeKerckhove and Scott Everingham explore the experiences of predators and their prey on their self-titled double-album Predator/Prey. The band released a video for the song Rout of Wolves last Thursday. - photo courtesy of Dak de Kerckhove
Music about predators, music about prey

Animals are often categorized as either the ones who kill or the ones who are killed. With little room for grey, we've come to accept these strict classifications.
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Entertainment briefs

E-mail: entertainment@nnsl.com | Monday, April 21, 2014

So you want to be a script writer

CANADA - imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival is accepting applications for the imagineNATIVE Script and Development Lab, a program that encourages young writers to develop their script writing skills. Four indigenous artists First Nations, Metis and Inuit will be selected throughout Canada, who will later complete a first draft of a feature-length screenplay. The workshop starts with a retreat on Atikameksheng Anishnawbek (Whitefish Lake First Nation, in Northern Ontario) in late May. The program is funded by Canada Council for the Arts and features a variety of well known indigenous filmmakers as mentors. Interested applications have until May 7 to make their interests known, and more information can be found on the imagineNATIVE website.

Narratives in quilting

BEHCHOKO/RAE-EDZO - Behchoko-born Celine Mackenzie Vukson will be displaying her quilting exhibit, Dene Rose and Landscapes in Yellowknife for the Yellowknife Quilters Guild's annual general meeting May 8.
Mackenzie Vukson is currently working on her Ph.D in Indigenous Studies at Trent University in Peterborough Ontario. She learned to quilt in 1979 during her time as a CBC Tlicho reporter during the Mackenzie Valley Berger Inquiry. Now, she draws on traditional and modern techniques that draw from indigenous history and methodology.

One hundred years of photos brought to life

HAY RIVER - Archival photos on loan from the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife can be seen at the NWT Centennial Library in Hay River. The archival photo exhibit highlights the people and places of years past, and residents have been recognizing the people within the photos. The temporary exhibit gives Hay River residents the chance to benefit from the capital's collection.

Celebrate Nunavut's 15th birthday

NUNAVUT - How will you be celebrating Nunavut's 15th anniversary? Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs (EIA) is encouraging Nunavummuit to answer this question through essays, stories, photos, videos and music. A total of nine prizes will be awarded (three prizes per region), including iPad's, iPod's or a box of country food. Submissions will be accepted until May 31 and the winners will be announced at the Nunavut Day celebration in Iqaluit July 9.

So you want to be a script writer

CANADA - imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival is accepting applications for the imagineNATIVE Script and Development Lab, a program that encourages young writers to develop their narrative script writing skills. Four Indigenous (First Nations, Metis and Inuit) artists will be selected throughout Canada who will later complete a first draft of a feature-length screenplay. The workshops starts with a retreat on Atikameksheng Anishnawbek (Whitefish Lake First Nation, in Northern Ontario) in late May. The program is funded by Canada Council for the Arts and features a variety of well known Indigenous filmmakers as mentors. Interested applications have until May 7 to make their interests known, and more information can be found on the imagineNATIVE website.

Nunavut Mining Symposium showcases Nunavut art

IQALUIT - On April 9, the Nunavut Arts and Cultural Association (NACA) organized an Art Market for the Nunavut Mining Symposium at the Astro Theatre in Iqaluit. A variety of artistic media were showcased at the event, including designer Rannva, jewelry makers Dan Wade and Mathew Nuqingaq, as well as artists through Northern Collectables. The entertainment at the event was organized with Alianait.

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