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Lead actor Isaiah Bell in his 2021 performance of <em>Book of My Shames </em>(Dahlia Katz Photography)

Solo cabaret show embracing queer storytelling returns to Opera Kelowna

The Book of My Shames, starring Isaiah Bell, comes to the Rotary Centre for the Arts Feb. 17 and 18

Chase away the winter blues with The Disney Plus Broadway Musical Showcase playing at Penticton’s Lakeside Resort’s east ballroom theatre from Jan. 18 to 21. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Disney Musical sure to cure winter blues at Penticton Lakeside Resort

Soundstage Productions brings fun musical showcase to Penticton theatre Jan. 18 to 21

Winter Wine Festival coming to Penticton, Oliver Wine District and Vernon in January. (Submitted)

Winter Wine Festival coming to the Okanagan this January

Grand event ‘Sensation’ at Penticton Convention Centre and Winterfest at Wine Village in Oliver

Randee Neumeyer

Comedy show shakes up Okanagan winter

OK, DOPE brings 3 comics to Kelowna, Vernon and Salmon Arm

Randee Neumeyer
Famous Canadian rocker Kim Mitchell will open the 2023 Peach Fest, organizers just announced. (Handout)
Famous Canadian rocker Kim Mitchell will open the 2023 Peach Fest, organizers just announced. (Handout)
Cris Derksen is the guest artist on cello, presenting Round Dance at the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra performances Jan. 20 and 21. (Contributed)
Cris Derksen is the guest artist on cello, presenting Round Dance at the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra performances Jan. 20 and 21. (Contributed)
Mission Dance Company is bringing its annual Nutcracker performance to stages in Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton in December 2022. (Submitted photo)

Nutcracker graces Okanagan stages

Mission Dance Company is bringing its annual Nutcracker performance to Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon

Mission Dance Company is bringing its annual Nutcracker performance to stages in Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton in December 2022. (Submitted photo)
Cod Gone Wild are making the rounds intimate Christmas shows around the Okanagan. (Wayne Emde photography

Cod goes wild in Okanagan rounds

Newfie-inspired band spreading Christmas cheer

Cod Gone Wild are making the rounds intimate Christmas shows around the Okanagan. (Wayne Emde photography
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) is bringing holiday joy around the Okanagan from Dec. 16-18. (Okanagan Symphony Orchestra/Facebook)

Okanagan Symphony Orchestra bringing holiday joy around the Okanagan

The symphony is making stops in Kelowna, Penticton, and Vernon

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) is bringing holiday joy around the Okanagan from Dec. 16-18. (Okanagan Symphony Orchestra/Facebook)
Candesca performs at the Vernon Community Music School Sunday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. (Contributed)

Kelowna’s Candesca brings Christmas concert to Vernon

Award-winning vocal ensemble brings holiday tunes to town

Candesca performs at the Vernon Community Music School Sunday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. (Contributed)
The Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra performed at the Kelowna ReStore for Habitat for Humanity’s holiday campaign video in October 2022. (Photo/Habitat for Humanity)

Youth orchestra performing throughout the Okanagan

The Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra is performing in Vernon, Kelowna and Penticton over the weekend

The Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra performed at the Kelowna ReStore for Habitat for Humanity’s holiday campaign video in October 2022. (Photo/Habitat for Humanity)
Relive the Music tours the Okanagan this month, stopping in Vernon Nov. 7. (Contributed)

Relive the Music rocks back to its Okanagan roots

It took a bar burning down for the band to be formed

Relive the Music tours the Okanagan this month, stopping in Vernon Nov. 7. (Contributed)
Homes for the Holidays display

Stroll through decorated homes in-person again in support of Central Okanagan Hospice

Homes for the Holidays fundraiser returns in-person after two years of virtual visits

Homes for the Holidays display
Carol Todd holds a photograph of her late daughter Amanda Todd signed by U.S. singer Demi Lovato with the words "Stay Strong" in Port Coquitlam, B.C., on Sunday October 5, 2013. The Dutch man accused of extorting and harassing British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd more than a decade ago has pleaded not guilty to five criminal charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Okanagan Symphony strikes a chord on subject of suicide

OSO’s season opener includes a peice titled, My Name is Amanda Todd

Carol Todd holds a photograph of her late daughter Amanda Todd signed by U.S. singer Demi Lovato with the words "Stay Strong" in Port Coquitlam, B.C., on Sunday October 5, 2013. The Dutch man accused of extorting and harassing British Columbia teenager Amanda Todd more than a decade ago has pleaded not guilty to five criminal charges. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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
Derek Edwards is excited to be performing out west again. Submitted photo
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

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

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