Arts & Culture(Archives)

Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
In 2014, the birth of a new independent theatre company took Fort McMurray by storm. Formed as a company entering work into the Alberta Drama Festival Association One Act Play Festival, founders Michelle Thorne and Danna-Rae Evasiuk wished to combine their respective knowledge of performance and technical design to develop…
Oct
01
2017
Volume
5-6
The 2018 summer movie season is shaping-up as the silver screen’s new golden age in Fort McMurray arrives with a slate of highly anticipated sequels to blockbuster such as The Incredibles 2 and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom; with the debut of Landmark Cinemas 8 at Phase 1 of The Commons…
Jan
27
2017
Volume
5-2
Walking into a dimly lit theatre, excitedly speaking in hushed voices with your thespian companions while taking your seats and watching the stage in front of you with anticipation can feel like entering a completely new world. The theatre is a world where you can travel to any place and…
Nov
27
2016
Volume
5-1
On October 22, 2016, Arts Council Wood Buffalo (ACWB) transformed the Suncor Energy Centre for Performing Arts into an extraordinary scene, created to amaze all the guests of the inaugural Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards. The sold out “Midnight Circus” themed awards showcase event treated guests to a breathtaking…
Sep
30
2016
Volume
4-5
It’s that time of year again when Keyano Theatre’s season begins. “‘Excellent!’ I cried.  ‘Elementary,’ said he.”…‘He’ being Sherlock Holmes! To kickoff this year’s 4-Play Drama Series Keyano Theatre is excited to present Vancouver-based ACEproductions unique take on the classic crime tale of Sherlock Holmes – Holmes & Watson Save…
Apr
05
2016
Volume
4-3
Is it ever good not to applaud? Is it ever bad to applaud? Yes! Here’s why.
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
I set out to do this feature story on Danny Tulk, Shantelle Davidson and Daniel Gillies in a way that was different. Rather than lobbing a standard set of questions via an email or a conversation over coffee, I invited each of these musicians to Birdsong Studio to hang out,…
Mar
27
2016
Volume
4-3
The amount of detail that goes in to a production the size of Into the Woods is astounding. Every hair is strategically placed, every lighting fade is on purpose, every leaf on every tree is planned. It takes big picture thinkers to come up with the ideas, themes and designs;…

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