Jul 4, 2008 / 9:07 am
Prodigy, Wil Campa, is playing at the Kelowna Community Theatre Sunday, July 6. Campa rose through the ranks of great Cuban musicians to become an international touring artist. He toured and recorded with the famed group Maraca, has performed with Cuban legends Omara Portuondo and Ibrahim Ferrer,...
May 30, 2008 / 4:00 pm
When the heart no longer functions normally, when it is no longer strong enough to eject blood, it's called a state of shock. State of Shock, from Vancouver, had no problems keeping fans hearts pumping blood with their contagious sound and high energy performance as they played to a sold out crowd...
May 16, 2008 / 8:00 am
Music performed by women who use honesty, depth and vulnerability, instead of focusing on sexuality, is rare. Jully Black, from Toronto, is a female role model that young girls can be proud of. She is that rare exception. Black is a rhythm & blues / soul / hip-hop singer of Jamaican heritage...
May 14, 2008 / 7:05 am
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba is home of the World's largest Coca-Cola can. It is also where Doc Walker, a guitar-playing threesome of Chris Thorsteinson, Dave Wasyliw and Murray Pulver, met and began their country music journey as young kids fooling around with guitars in small-town Manitoba....
May 14, 2008 / 7:00 am
Helping children and families in need is the focus of the 4th Annual Variety Children's Radiothon on B-103, today and tomorrow. The annual event has shifted its time frame, and it's now in May as opposed to September. There's a huge local link between the dollars that get pledged, and the help...
May 9, 2008 / 3:30 pm
A Helix is a three-dimensional spiral curve. Common objects formed like a helix are a spring and a screw. The Canadian heavy metal band Helix, formed in 1974 in Kitchener, Ontario, definitely still have a spring in their steps. Brian Vollmer, lead singer, is the only remaining member of the...
May 1, 2008 / 5:00 am
Okanagan wine lovers will have lots to do over the next week and a half. The 14th Annual Okanagan Spring Wine Festival is taking place from May 1 to 10 across Okanagan Wine Country. Gary Reynolds, owner of Lake Breeze Vineyards and president of the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society, says more than...
Apr 28, 2008 / 10:45 am
Kid Rock is coming to Kelowna! Power 104 made the official announcement Monday. He'll be here July 9 at Prospera Place. With over 22 million albums sold and 11 albums since his debut in 1990 with "Grits Sandwiches For Breakfast", this is sure to be the summer event of the year. Joining Kid Rock...
Apr 26, 2008 / 10:30 am
The Okanagan is in for a musical treat. Canadian pianist Michael Kim will be performing with the Okanagan Symphony’s May concert-season closer “The Russians are Coming.” Kim will perform the Piano Concerto No. 3 by Rachmaninoff. The May program opens with Mikhail Glinka’s “Russlan...
Apr 23, 2008 / 4:30 pm
Recognition keeps coming in for a locally produced documentary about the marijuana industry. "The Union: The Business Behind Getting High" took home two prestigious honours from the recently concluded Okanagan Film Festival. The film, produced by Kelowna native Adam Scorgie, was judged Best...
Apr 18, 2008 / 12:33 pm
To find a group with a live show that is a good representation of its studio albums is rare. Performing to a sold out crowd at Flashbacks Thursday night, The Trews delivered a strong blend of power pop and straight rock. Their music is tied with elegant storytelling, piercing vocals, screeching...
Apr 10, 2008 / 10:30 am
On Wednesday night a calm warm wind blew in from Alberta, bringing with it a sense of hope that the cold days of dread were behind us. Paul Brandt was performing to a packed house of people, young and old, ranging from die hard country fans to adult contemporary enthusiasts. He did not...
Apr 9, 2008 / 6:00 pm
From its early development until the present, jazz has incorporated music from 19th and 20th century American popular music. Jazz musicians themselves are often reluctant to define the music they play. While jazz may be difficult to define, improvisation is clearly one of its key elements. Well,...
Apr 9, 2008 / 6:00 am
Paul Brandt is known as the voice of country music in Canada. This multi-platinum selling artist is the most-awarded male Canadian country artist in history. Not only has his song writing taken him to the top of the Canadian and American charts, his music has caught the ear of some of the biggest...
Apr 8, 2008 / 2:00 pm
Faber Drive, a quartet of hard rocking musicians from Mission, BC, used to be one of the Fraser Valley's best kept secrets. That secret has been discovered. Faber Drive has been one of Much Music's most aired Canadian bands over the past couple years gaining them nationwide exposure. They won a...
Apr 5, 2008 / 6:00 am
When you are mortal, you are human and therefore subject to death. “Mortal Remains” is an original production told by the creative team behind the horror film “Darkest Hour” which is soon to be released by Maverick Global. The creative team are also currently in production with the film...
Apr 4, 2008 / 6:00 am
The Dust Poets are a five-piece all acoustic folk group that has solid musicianship with roots deep in the Canadian prairies. They combine elements of swing, bluegrass, folk, jugband, pop melodies, a liberal dose of humour and, from time to time, eastern European sounds. They sing about small...
Apr 3, 2008 / 7:00 am
For the beer enthusiast, the the Penticton Trade and Convention Center is the place to be Friday and Saturday for the 13th Annual Okanagan Fest-of-Ale. A large selection of stouts will be on tap for consumer tasting. As well, local restaurants and pubs will line up for the chance to win the...
Apr 1, 2008 / 5:00 am
Summerhill Sunset Bistro was voted “Judge’s Choice” champion at the 19th annual Taste of Kelowna on Sunday March 30, at the Kelowna Curling Club. Last year they tied with The Vintage Room as the top choice. Summerhill impressed the panel of five expert judges with dishes such as roasted...
Mar 30, 2008 / 7:30 am
'Trailer Park Boys' premiered in April 2001 and, in seven seasons, has jumped from cult status to mainstream phenomenon. Shot in mockumentary style, in the vein of 'This is Spinal Tap,' mixed with 'Cops' and 'Jackass,' 'Trailer Park Boys' focuses on the everyday misadventures of a group of...
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