Arts & Culture(Archives)

Apr
28
2019
Volume
7-2
Now that Spring has officially arrived in Wood Buffalo, everyone in the family will be ready to get up and out of the house to enjoy the warmer weather and all that the region has to offer. The community can always count on plenty of exciting spring and summer events…
Apr
28
2019
Volume
7-2
National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration to recognize and celebrate the generous contributions of volunteers and their positive impact in the community. This year, Volunteer Canada celebrates National Volunteer Week’s 16th year, and we are proud supporters who host Wood Buffalo’s volunteer celebration events. The national topic for 2019…
Apr
28
2019
Volume
7-2
Now that we’re solidly into 2019, I think it’s important to celebrate some of the many great accomplishments in both the arts scene and the food & beverage scene from 2018! We saw an increased live music presence in 2018 with more and more venues coming on board and promoting…
Dec
07
2018
Volume
7-1
In July of 2018, The District Recording Studio hosted two weeks of creative arts camp; the first week of camp was for high school students and the second was for ages six to 12.
Dec
07
2018
Volume
7-1
Good Spread has developed a reputation amongst party bands in Fort McMurray. Many cover bands know how to make the audience have fun, but with Good Spread it’s always clear they are having just as much fun.
Dec
07
2018
Volume
7-1
“Art’s what you can get away with.” — Andy Warhol October 20, 2018, saw the return of the Wood Buffalo Excellence in Arts Awards presented by Arts Council Wood Buffalo; a colourful evening that celebrates local artists and showcases the diversity of the arts community in our region. Artists, art…
Oct
13
2018
Volume
6-6
For many artists in Fort McMurray whether it’s music, theatre or fine arts, they pour hundreds of hours into their craft. But just like everyone else they also have other commitments: volunteering, family, friends and of course…the day job. We talked to five members of the arts community about how…
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Sister and brother duo, Cassie and Cash Finch, have been making waves in the Fort McMurray theatre scene for a few years now. What some theatre goers may not realize about the Finch’s, is the extra amount of sacrifice and dedication required. Even the most casual patron of Keyano Theatre…

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