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Baron Cohen's dad has died

May 3, 2016 / 2:00 pm
Sacha Baron Cohen's father has died. Millionaire businessman Gerald Baron Cohen, 83, passed away at his home in London on Tuesday (05.03.16) following a brief illness. Gerald owned two upmarket menswear stores in Wales and a string of properties in Cardiff and London, according to...

2nd Michael Bolton concert

May 3, 2016 / 9:48 am
Mission Hill today announced that a second Michael Bolton concert has been added to the winery’s popular Summer Concert Series after a quick sell-out of Michael Bolton’s initial concert on Friday, August 5th. The second concert has been confirmed for Sunday, August 7th and comes hot on...

Prince's jab at Justin Bieber

May 3, 2016 / 9:45 am
Prince described Justin Bieber as a mediocre artist in a never-before-seen interview The late 'Purple Rain' hitmaker had a phenomenal pop career which spanned five decades and saw him release 35 albums on which he mastered all musical genres. Since his shock death at the age of 57...

OSO wraps up season

May 3, 2016 / 9:44 am
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) will close the season with an evening of celebration and enthusiasm with two guest pianists, three guest vocalists, 100 member OSO Chorus and 80 member OSYO chorus all joining the OSO professional musicians on stage. The concert opens in Kelowna on Friday,...

Rogen hates his neighbor

May 3, 2016 / 9:22 am
Seth Rogen's neighbor "sucks". The 'Bad Neighbors 2' actor "hates" the guy who lives next to him because he has been extending his home for over four years and it has become an "ugly house", something that really annoys Seth. Speaking on 'Good...

Kristen Stewart set to direct

May 3, 2016 / 9:21 am
Kristen Stewart is set to make her directorial debut with a short film about the power of women. The 'Twilight' star will step behind the camera, teaming up with Refinery29, to produce a short film titled 'Water'. It will form a part of a series of 12 short films, which will...

Great grandfather Sting

May 3, 2016 / 9:21 am
Sting thinks he's a better grandfather than father. The 64-year-old singer has son Joe, 39, and daughter Kate, 34, with ex-wife Frances Tomelty, and sons Jake, 31, and Giacomo, 20, and daughters Mickey, 32, and 25-year-old Eliot, aka Coco, with spouse Trudie Styler never thought about...
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Harrelson's pot plan issues

May 2, 2016 / 10:45 am
Woody Harrelson's application to run a marijuana business in Hawaii has been declined. The 54-year-old actor was one of 58 people who had their requests to open a dispensary in the state refused, after the Department of Health made it legal to supply the drug for medical...

Art in Action at local gallery

May 2, 2016 / 10:44 am
Visitors to the Kelowna Art Gallery will get a glimpse at just how much artistic talent resides in youth in the Okanagan through a new exhibition on view. Art in Action: Making the Ordinary Extraordinary celebrates the creativity of over 150 middle- and high-school students from the Central...

Billy Idol live in Kelowna

May 2, 2016 / 10:15 am
Rock icon Billy Idol will bring his 2016 North American tour to Prospera Place in Kelowna on July 14. Idol’s show is among the latest to be announced on Idol’s “Kings & Queens Of The Underground Live” World Tour which has been touring the globe for more than a...

Spiritual Ariana Grande

May 2, 2016 / 9:36 am
Ariana Grande realised "spirituality was important" to her at just 11. The 22-year-old singer visited a centre run by mystical Jewish faith Kabbalah at a young age both to support her older brother Frankie Grande, who was feeling disenchanted by Catholicism because of its teachings...

Schumer will take pictures

May 2, 2016 / 9:35 am
Amy Schumer will still take pictures with fans. Although the 'Trainwreck' star claimed she will no longer pose for photographs with fans after she was recently frightened by a man who demanded a picture with her, she has taken to Instagram to assure her followers that it is not a...

Lea Michele's family tears

May 2, 2016 / 9:34 am
Lea Michele says filming 'Who Do You Think You Are?' left her family in tears. The 'Glee' actress took part in the genealogy series and was overjoyed when she tracked down an Israel-based relative, who previously lived with her parents but hadn't seen them since...

'Outsider' Seth Rogen

May 2, 2016 / 9:33 am
Seth Rogen still feels like an outsider in Hollywood. Although he's one of the most successful comedy actors in the business, Seth - who has also written movies including 'Superbad', 'Pineapple Express' and 'The Interview' - admitted he feels left out when awards...

Prince's music vault opened

May 1, 2016 / 3:22 pm
A vault containing Prince's unreleased music has reportedly been drilled open. The 57-year-old singer - who was found dead at his Paisley Park home on April 21 - had hundreds of tracks stored in a sealed room on his estate, and trustees from Bremer Trust, who have been given temporary...

Kylie Jenner: I'm a feminist

Apr 29, 2016 / 4:31 pm
Kylie Jenner considers herself to be a feminist. The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star insists she doesn't need to depend on any man or her family and has been making her own money for years. She explained: "I do consider myself a feminist. I'm a young woman, for one...

OSO conductor honoured

Apr 29, 2016 / 10:59 am
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) is pleased to announce that Rosemary Thomson, Music Director of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra received the “Honour in the Arts” award at the City of Kelowna 41st Annual Civic Awards held Wednesday, April 27th at the Kelowna Community...

Cox trying hypnotherapy

Apr 29, 2016 / 9:43 am
Courteney Cox has reportedly turned to hypnotherapy in a bid to rebuild her relationship with ex-fiancé Johnny McDaid. The 39-year-old Snow Patrol star called off his engagement to the former 'Friends' actress last year, but Courteney has apparently turned to hypnotherapy to...

Harris calls Swift 'fantastic'

Apr 29, 2016 / 8:58 am
Calvin Harris thinks Taylor Swift is "fantastic". The 32-year-old DJ has been dating the American singer-songwriter since March 2015, and has revealed he loves spending time with the chart-topping star, saying she is great at offering career advice. Asked about the support he...

Olsen's Trump dream

Apr 29, 2016 / 8:54 am
Elizabeth Olsen had a "really cool" dream about Donald Trump. The 27-year-old actress revealed she recently had a detailed dream about the controversial TV personality and US presidential hopeful, in which he offended a room full of his own supporters. She said: "I had a really...

Barton dating dance partner

Apr 29, 2016 / 6:04 am
Mischa Barton is dating Artem Chigvintsev. The former 'O.C.' actress was the second contestant eliminated from the latest season of 'Dancing With the Stars' but it seems she left a lasting impression on her professional partner as their relationship has now turned...

Sheen restraining order lifted

Apr 28, 2016 / 8:12 pm
Charlie Sheen has had a restraining order against him lifted. The former 'Two and a Half Men' star was ordered last month to stay away from former fiancee Scottine Ross - who dated the star in 2013 and 2014 - in a temporary judgement after she claimed he had threatened her life, kicked...

Winter is going to college

Apr 28, 2016 / 7:11 pm
Ariel Winter is going to college. The 18-year-old actress - who has portrayed Alex Dunphy on 'Modern Family' since she was 11 - has accepted a place at the University College of Los Angeles (UCLA), she revealed on Instagram today (04.28.16). Alongside a photo of her online admissions...

Vernon band gets Radikal

Apr 28, 2016 / 3:12 pm
AMISTAD, an alternative five-piece band from Vernon, is getting set to release its new EP "Talk Peace to a Wolf" on May 3. At the same time, the group is sitting in the regional top 10 of the CBC Music Searchlight contest and waiting for the results. Voting ends Friday, April 29 at...

Will Ferrell to play Reagan

Apr 28, 2016 / 10:23 am
Will Ferrell will play Ronald Reagan in a new movie. The 48-year-old actor will star as the former US President in 'Reagan', which is being developed for the big screen by Will's production company Gary Sanchez Productions from a Black List script by Mike Rosolio. According to...

Rihanna's new song

Apr 28, 2016 / 9:55 am
Calvin Harris and Rihanna will release their new single on Friday (29.04.16). The 32-year-old DJ and the 28-year-old singer - who previously worked on the song 'We Found Love' together in 2011 - are set to drop their latest collaboration 'This Is What You Came For' this...

Rockin' River talent search

Apr 28, 2016 / 9:54 am
The search begins for an opening act for headliner Sam Hunt at Merritt Rockin’ River Fest July 28-31. For those ready to sing in front of thousands of festival fans this July, Merritt Rockin’ River Fest organizers have the ultimate opportunity to offer them – a chance to open...

Mel C pulls out of reunion?

Apr 28, 2016 / 9:27 am
Mel C has reportedly pulled out of the Spice Girls 20th anniversary reunion. The girl group - Mel C, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Geri Halliwell - were set to reunite despite fifth member Victoria Beckham's refusal to take part but plans are in chaos now that Mel C has also pulled out. A...

Paltrow talks difficult divorce

Apr 28, 2016 / 9:25 am
Gwyneth Paltrow says she has had to "check my s**t at the door" following her split from Chris Martin. While the former couple - who are parents to Apple, 11, and Moses, 10 - appear to have the least acrimonious divorce in history, Gwyneth admitted it has not always been easy to deal...

Keith Urban at Prospera

Apr 28, 2016 / 7:16 am
Keith Urban will make his way to Kelowna on Sunday, September 11 at Prospera Place for a show that is guaranteed to sellout. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 6 at 10 a.m. Urban has long been hailed as one of the industry’s best live performers who has always given...

Kesha finds her 'voice'

Apr 27, 2016 / 2:25 pm
Kesha thinks it's a "miracle" she's found her "voice" again - after recording a track with DJ Zedd. The 'Tik Tok' hitmaker is still trapped into her contract with Dr. Luke following her claims he "sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally"...

Schumer almost lost her leg?

Apr 27, 2016 / 9:23 am
Amy Schumer almost amputated her leg with her surfboard. The 'Trainwreck' star was dangerously close to losing a chunk of her limb when the sharp edge of her board slammed into her. She said: "I skegged myself. My whole fin went into my leg, and I had to yank it...

Kendall Jenner's family plan

Apr 27, 2016 / 9:23 am
Kendall Jenner wants to be married with children within the next 10 years. The 20-year-old model admires the "chill but extremely fortunate" lives of Cindy Crawford and Gisele Bundchen and hopes to find herself in a similar happy position in the coming years. She wrote in a post...

Prince's legal paranoia

Apr 27, 2016 / 9:19 am
Prince was too "paranoid" to make a will. The 'Purple Rain' hitmaker died at the age of 57 last week and didn't leave instructions as to how his assets should be divided, and insiders say that his advisors had found it "virtually impossible" to get him to sign...

Vegan cooking with Pamela

Apr 27, 2016 / 9:19 am
Pamela Anderson has launched her own vegan cooking show. The 48-year-old 'Baywatch' star is a staunch animal rights campaigner and has now launched her own online cookery program via website Thesensualvegan.com, which combines her culinary skills and her activism. A biography of the...

Jolie for Maleficent 2

Apr 26, 2016 / 10:14 am
Angelina Jolie has signed up to star in 'Maleficent 2'. The actress will reprise her role as the 'Sleeping Beauty' villain in the sequel to the 2014 movie, Disney has confirmed. Screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who wrote the first movie, will also return for 'Maleficent...

The Rock halts filming

Apr 26, 2016 / 9:32 am
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson halted production on the 'Baywatch' movie so he could meet a fan with special needs. The 43-year-old WWE wrestler-and-actor was informed that Ryan, his nurse and his mother and brother had come to the beach based set to try and meet his idol and were...

Nominees for arts awards

Apr 26, 2016 / 9:30 am
The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan is pleased to announce the nominees for the 9th Annual Okanagan Arts Awards. The Okanagan Arts Awards were created by ARTSCO in 2007 to celebrate artistic and creative excellence and achievement of artists, in all disciplines. By publicly acknowledging...

Tim Burton-inspired bar

Apr 26, 2016 / 9:29 am
A Tim Burton-inspired bar is to open in New York City. Beetle House, a bar and restaurant, is opening in the city's East Village this week and is based on the director's 1988 classic fantasy movie 'Beetlejuice', which starred Michael Keaton as the titular character, as well as...

Britney Spears to adopt?

Apr 26, 2016 / 9:28 am
Britney Spears is reportedly considering adopting a child from Malawi. The 34-year-old pop superstar already has two sons, Sean, 10, and Jayden, nine, with her ex-husband Kevin Federline but she has been thinking about expanding her brood. And Britney - who is currently single - thinks it...


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