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Available Light Cabaret: Jeremy Parkin + NÀHGĄ

This event took place on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 8:30pm

Doors @ 8:00 PM About NÀHGĄ: NÀHGĄ creates an enveloping atmosphere with his live performances. He strives to reclaim his culture through music and art; inspired by technology, language, politics, economy, and northern legends. “NÀHGĄ” is the Tlicho/Dogrib word for “bushman”, which is known in legend as the spirit of the woods in the NWT. The beaded eye-cover that is worn is a visual representation of the obscurity and mystery of what this spirit is, and also to pay respect to our traditional artists and craft-makers with a sci-fi influence. Casey Koyczan is also an installation artist, actor, and creates audio for video-games, scores, and films. In his spare time he works with various local organizations on multi-media projects, and creates music videos and short music documentaries. About Jeremy Parkin Jeremy Parkin is a music producer born and raised in Whitehorse, YT. At the age of 11 his love of music began by learning to play the guitar. After moving into music production a few years later Jeremy has spent the majority of his time producing electronic music and hip hop. In 2017 he released his debut solo album titled "Black Dog" on Spotify and Apple Music. Jeremy utilizes everyday found sounds and samples to create a blend of ambient, lo-fi, instrumental hip hip and downtempo music. He will performing a live music score mash-up to the black and white archival footage from the Alaska Highway and a 10 minute excerpt of an archival film shot in Old Crow in the 1940s. Support for Jeremy Parkin's commission and performance is supported by Arts Fund, Yukon Government.

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