Arts & Culture(Archives)

Nov
26
2015
Volume
4-1
A record breaking 23 local companies contributed to this event and over 200 guests were in attendance, completely selling out all sponsorship opportunities and tickets. VIP guests were treated to a red carpet reception at the Stonebridge Hotel, sponsored by Birch Mountain Enterprises, prior to the highly anticipated show.
Sep
24
2015
Volume
3-6
Have you ever wondered what makes a good actor? Or why some people are good, some people are great and some people are… not? Maybe it has something to do with how the person is wired; are they gregarious and outgoing or thoughtful and ­­­­pensive, in other words, are they…
Sep
24
2015
Volume
3-6
Looking back to the Midcentury Oil Boom A morning spent with some longtime residents in Fort McMurray! ­­­­­One might wonder, what life was like at that time? To get a better understanding I spoke with some members of the ROMEO CLUB…if you don’t know what ROMEO stands for, just keep…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
This month the artists in residency will end with a big exhibition on the 27th of August at MacDonald Island Park. One of the four chosen participants is Ruddy Torley Tuneeko. Originally from Namibia but now a resident of Fort McMurray, YMM International talked with him about his journey to…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
A hundred (100) is the square of 10, the basis of the decimal system. It is also the completeness of percentages, which is why it grates so much whenever a sportsman talks about giving 110 per cent. You can’t; a hundred per cent is all one can have and therefore…
Jul
28
2015
Volume
3-5
Curtis Phillips - Wood Buffalo’s Voice of Sports Player, coach, commentator, reporter, broadcaster, promoter, volunteer, historian – Curtis Phillips has worn many hats during his career. But the driving force has always been the same: Sports and more sports. At a young age, Curtis began swimming, running track and field and…
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…

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