Arts & Culture(Archives)

Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
The social [media] side of the script It’s well known that social media is a great tool to connect with people, reach out to like-minded citizens, promote all kinds of products, and occasionally witness a rant or two; but the impact it can have on community theatre is astounding. Think…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
What you never dared to ask but might have thought about the hijab? Backwards, oppressed and fundamentalist: These are some of the stereotypes when it comes to the hijab, the headscarf worn by Muslim women. What do Westerns actually know about it? Most of the time nothing, but Samra Ilyas…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
Sharpen your skates, lace up your trainers, pick up a racquet, put on your helmet or strap on your skis because Wood Buffalo has plenty of athletic and recreational activities to challenge virtually any kind of sports enthusiast year-round. There are endless opportunities – competitive and recreational - to hone…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
If you want to enjoy the magic of a theatrical production you can simply go buy a ticket to a show; but if you want to know what it takes to make a show a success you need to see what’s behind the curtain. Let’s shine a spotlight on certain…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
From a global phenomenon to a highly sought after “secret”, Le Diner en Blanc marks the world’s first viral gastronomy event, a mass chic picnic, taking place in some of the most beautiful public spaces around the world. While perusing Facebook late last August I was intrigued by a picture…
May
21
2015
Volume
3-4
The first Annual Heavy North Canstruction® Design and Build Competition to benefit the Wood Buffalo food Bank Association will be held in August 2015 in coordination with the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games. There will be teams consisting of architects, engineers, contractors, and designers along with their co-workers, friends, and…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
I have had the privilege of experiencing community theatre in almost all of its forms over three decades. The brand of community theatre that we get with Keyano Theatre Company is pretty special, and something that I constantly brag about. More recently, I’ve been able to share this creative journey…
Mar
20
2015
Volume
3-3
Growing Up in Early Fort McMurray It’s no secret that Fort McMurray has an image of being a “working town”. From a historical perspective, this belief isn’t completely wrong. Since the late 1880s, people from all across Canada, and even the world, have been flocking to Fort McMurray. Originally, the…

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