Arts & Culture(Archives)

Apr
03
2018
Volume
6-3
Dîner en Blanc is returning to Fort McMurray in June 2018 This will be the third year hosting Dîner en Blanc, an International event held worldwide for the past 30 years.
Apr
03
2018
Volume
6-3
“If I did three in a row I would probably end up divorced” says Norm Sutton after wrapping back to back productions (his 10th and 11th shows at Keyano Theatre) A Christmas Carol and The Drowsy Chaperone. But Norm’s story isn’t the typical as he didn’t get started until the…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
Five years ago, 91.1 The Bridge moved into the Fort McMurray Composite High School in an amazing partnership with the Fort McMurray Public School District.  When the radio station (then KAOS 91.1) was settled in, Superintendent Doug Nichols asked Rick Kirschner, Executive Director of King’s Kids Promotions (the charity that…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
On Saturday October 21, 2017, Arts Council Wood Buffalo hosted the second annual Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards at the Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts. The sold-out event, named “The Midnight Speakeasy”, was inspired by the 1920s prohibition era and was beautifully decorated in black and white,…
Nov
24
2017
Volume
6-1
With a struggling economy, a busy rebuild, and an impassioned municipal election, music and theatre were there more than ever to help us out when we needed an escape. Let’s take a look back at the year it was, and celebrate the accolades of our family, neighbours and friends.
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…

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