Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhangra to benefit Yukon Hospital Foundation

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It was an amazing evening with bhangra performance, music and delicious food. Around 400 people came to attend it at Convention Centre (Coast High Country Inn) in Whitehorse on November 25, 2017 to benefit the Yukon Hospital Foundation!

Krisandra Reid joined Gurdeep Pandher as his co-performer for bhangra dance.

Chef Vikram Vij and his associates also came on the stage to dance along. The event was organized by Northern Vision Development (NVD). It was a wonderful evening with delicious food, created by Vikram Vij and his staff!

Photos by: Monique Chatterton!

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Krisandra Reid and Gurdeep Pandher | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Krisandra Reid and Gurdeep Pandher | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Gurdeep Pandher and Krisandra Reid performing bhangra
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
(Left to right) Gurdeep Pandher, Vikram Vij, and Krisandra Reid
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton
Epicurious: Hops & Spice Edition bhagnra in Whitehorse | Photo by: Monique Chatterton

Dawson City Bhangra Rush

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November 11, 2017 was the special day! It was the day when Bhangra Rush happened in Dawson City.

Thank you so much to all of you amazing people for braving -30 cold and attending my bhangra workshop at the Robert Service School. Your engagement in the class with such an attentive and enthusiastic energy was the most rewarding experience for me. During the 90-minute long workshop, we accomplished a lot and then you amazed me again at the end of the session by the wonderful group dance to the music.

Thank you so much, Wendy Cairns and Bombay Peggy’s, for sponsoring and also for your valuable support in putting this event together. I am also thankful to Dawson City residents who also joined us again at Bombay Peggy’s for performance in the evening. Here are the photos, which we took after the class (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo):-

Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Wendy Cairns (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Florian Boulais (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Florian Boulais (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Florian Boulais (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Florian Boulais (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Florian Boulais (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Wendy Cairns (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Wendy Cairns (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Wendy Cairns (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Wendy Cairns (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)
Dawson City Bhangra Rush | Photo by Wendy Cairns (Please click on each photo to view high quality photo)

Sincerely,
Gurdeep Pandher

Gurdeep Pandher Painting by Artist Colin Alexander

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Gurdeep Pandher Painting by Artist Colin Alexander

A paining by the Yukon artist Colin Alexander on Gurdeep Pandher.

More info on Colin Alexander’s life and works from his website:-

Colin Alexander was born in Grande Cache, Alberta in 1978. At an early age he began pursuing an interest in art, copying the drawings of the old masters into his childhood notebooks. During his teenage years living on the gulf islands, he taught himself to draw with chalk pastels and to paint in oils and acrylics, inspired by the unique light effects of the Pacific Coast seascape.

A fascination with the works of Rembrandt and Vermeer led him to specialize in figurative work,and during his travels in Ireland, France and Spain in 1999-2000 he supported himself by drawing street portraits.

Colin settled in the Yukon in 2004, and built an off-grid studio outside of Whitehorse where he and his wife now live and work. Over the last twelve years he has painted over thirty murals throughout the city. His solo exhibitions have showcased insightful portraits and epic landscapes, created with traditional oil on canvas, street-art inspired stencil techniques, and copper sheets oxidized with a propane torch.

Throughout all of his work is evident his interest the quality of light; the way it falls on a face or a landscape, and the individuality it reveals.

Scenic Canadian Autumn

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I just love Canadian autumn. This is the season when nature display colourful paintings whichever side you look at! Beautiful colours offer enough power to lift up your imagination and spirits! This is the final display by the mother nature before a its big embrace into the winters.

Photo by: Robert Truijen

Photos from Whitehorse Bhangra Show

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Note: In the above gallery, please click onto any photo to start viewing photos in larger size. Please use left and right arrows on your keyboard to browse the photos!

Enjoy the works and arts of love through the camera of our photographer Matt Jacques!

The photos below was taken by the hobby photographer Laurie Tamminen.

Love of Culture- Recreating Punjab in the Yukon. Photo by: Laurie Tamminen
Love of Culture- Recreating Punjab in the Yukon. Photo by: Laurie Tamminen
Love of Culture- Recreating Punjab in the Yukon. Photo by: Laurie Tamminen
Love of Culture- Recreating Punjab in the Yukon. Photo by: Laurie Tamminen
Audience dancing along! Photo by: Laurie Tamminen
Audience dancing along! Photo by: Laurie Tamminen
Love of Culture- Recreating Punjab in the Yukon. Photo by: Laurie Tamminen
Love of Culture- Recreating Punjab in the Yukon. Photo by: Laurie Tamminen

Xo,

Gurdeep