Arts & Culture(Archives)

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…
Aug
20
2018
Volume
6-5
Art can be a powerful medium, telling a collection of stories, whatever the brush strokes bring to life, whether beautiful scenes of landscapes or painful histories. And artists don’t need to be over a certain age to expertly bring those stories to life on canvas.
May
22
2018
Volume
6-4
The Nistawoyou Friendship Centre has been helping youth in our community for many years.  Running programs and collaborating with strategic partners has allowed them to increase their impact exponentially.  One such partnership is the one between Jordan Cree, a youth at the Friendship Centre, and the District Recording Studio.  (The…
May
22
2018
Volume
6-4
“As a little boy I would wander, look up at the sky, play with frogs and use my imagination- my greatest tool,” 25-year-old Kelton Stepanowich says in a break from post production for his upcoming feature The Road Behind. “Then as I got older, I always just liked creating stuff…
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…

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