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Derek Edwards is excited to be performing out west again. Submitted photo

Award winning Canadian comedian coming to Kelowna

Derek Edwards will perform his new 90-minute show ‘In Praise of the Ostrich’

  • Sep 6, 2022
A crew filming in the Okanagan. (Craig Pulsifer, Minds Eye Entertainment photo)

Desert ranch-lands, derelict barns: Okanagan Film Commission scouts for new locations

Film commission looking for new locations from Penticton south to the U.S. border

Kelowna Community Theatre now has its own in-house box office. (Photo/tourismkelowna.ca)

Kelowna Community Theatre launches in-house box office

We’re now a one-stop shop for residents and visitors looking to enjoy world-class live entertainment

Canadian comedian John Wing is coming to Oliver’s Venables Theatre on Sept. 24. (Photo- Courtesy of Train Wreck Comedy)
Canadian comedian John Wing is coming to Oliver’s Venables Theatre on Sept. 24. (Photo- Courtesy of Train Wreck Comedy)
(Left to right) Ashley Plante, Rachel Lawryk, Andy Murphy and Jen Ventresca are some of Runaways Lounge staff. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)

Laughs and live music take Kelowna’s newest venue on a ‘Runaway’

Runaways Lounge takes over the former Mission Tap House location

(Left to right) Ashley Plante, Rachel Lawryk, Andy Murphy and Jen Ventresca are some of Runaways Lounge staff. (Jen Zielinski/ Black Press Media)
Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)

Cariboo Lou: Rapper Tech N9ne coming to Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery

Tickets are still available for the September 24th show

Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)
(Photo - The Amazing Race Canada)

Lawn bowling, apple pies, and cherry trees: Amazing Race comes to Okanagan

The contestants went through three tasks on their way to the finish line

(Photo - The Amazing Race Canada)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)

PHOTOS: Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery cracks open three-day music festival

The festival is to celebrate the brewery’s fifth anniversary

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
Rock The Lake kicked off at Prospera Place (Photo - Kenny Tai/@kennytaiphotography Instagram)

PHOTOS: Rock The Lake rocks downtown Kelowna

Tickets are still available for Saturday and Sunday

Rock The Lake kicked off at Prospera Place (Photo - Kenny Tai/@kennytaiphotography Instagram)
Mega Motocross riders at the 75th Penticton Peach Festival on Friday afternoon, Aug. 5. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)

PHOTOS: Jaws drop in Penticton as Mega Motocross takes over Peach Fest

Some of Canada’s top riders performed their best tricks on Lakeshore Drive

Mega Motocross riders at the 75th Penticton Peach Festival on Friday afternoon, Aug. 5. (Logan Lockhart- Western News)
Simon King joins the OK, DOPE comedy tour in Vernon July 9 at Marten Brewing. (Contributed)

Sophomore stand-up comedy tour returns to Okanagan

Simon King joins OK, DOPE in Vernon, Kelowna and Summerland

Simon King joins the OK, DOPE comedy tour in Vernon July 9 at Marten Brewing. (Contributed)
Charley is a Keremeos wine producer at Robin Ridge Winery. He’s also single and looking to meet his future wife on a new reality TV show Farming For Love. (Farming for Love)

Keremeos farmer looking for love in upcoming reality show

Charley works on his parents winery Robin Ridge where he is building a house

Charley is a Keremeos wine producer at Robin Ridge Winery. He’s also single and looking to meet his future wife on a new reality TV show Farming For Love. (Farming for Love)
(Black Press File)

Okanagan becomes ‘film centre’ as 16 movies shot locally in 2022

We are not just scouting for films to come here, they are starting here: Okanagan film commissioner

(Black Press File)
Canadian rock icons The Stampeders delighted a capacity crowd at Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre Monday, June 20, playing their myriad of hits over two hours. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Canadian rock icons sound sweet in Vernon

The Stampeders played all of their hits to the delight of a capacity crowd at Performing Arts Centre

Canadian rock icons The Stampeders delighted a capacity crowd at Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre Monday, June 20, playing their myriad of hits over two hours. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Legendary Canadian rock group The Stampeders (Rich Dodson, from left, Kim Berly, and Ronnie King) play Vernon and Kelowna, Monday and Tuesday, June 20 and 21, respectively. (Contributed)

Canadian rock icons play Okanagan

The Stampeders will play Vernon Monday, June 20 and Kelowna Tuesday, June 21

Legendary Canadian rock group The Stampeders (Rich Dodson, from left, Kim Berly, and Ronnie King) play Vernon and Kelowna, Monday and Tuesday, June 20 and 21, respectively. (Contributed)
Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (File)

Kelowna mayor frustrated with number of shows, concerts that go to Penticton

Colin Basran offered his comments in a radio interview last week

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran. (File)
Vancouver punk rock band D.O.A. plays Slackwater Brewing in Penticton June 2. (Submitted)

Punk band D.O.A. set to rock Penticton brewery June 2

Canadian punk rock band celebrating 40th anniversary of hit album Hardcore 81

Vancouver punk rock band D.O.A. plays Slackwater Brewing in Penticton June 2. (Submitted)
Dryden Bennett, recipient of Kelowna's Teen Honour in the Arts Award, is a featured composer in the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra's spring concert May 28 and 29, 2022. (Contributed)

Youth Symphony in tune for Okanagan spring concerts

Vernon, Penticton and Kelowna performances to showcase blooming talents

Dryden Bennett, recipient of Kelowna's Teen Honour in the Arts Award, is a featured composer in the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra's spring concert May 28 and 29, 2022. (Contributed)
(Photo - Contributed)
(Photo - Contributed)
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra will close out its 2021-22 season with a salute to Beethoven in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon. (File photo)

Okanagan orchestra salutes Beethoven

Final show of Okanagan Symphony season pays tribute to one of the masters of classical music

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra will close out its 2021-22 season with a salute to Beethoven in Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon. (File photo)
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