Arts & Culture(Archives)

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…
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…

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