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Masterworks Ensemble

Jan 25, 2016 / 2:14 pm
Masterworks Ensemble invites you to enjoy music from long ago at their early music concert series in Summerland, Penticton and Oliver in February. The concert highlights music from the Renaissance to early Classical, performed by Tracy Fehr (lyric coloratura soprano), Elizabeth Lupton (violin),...

Rihanna finishes Anti

Jan 25, 2016 / 9:36 am
Rihanna has completed her new album 'Anti'. Fans have been waiting for months for the R&B superstar to drop her eighth LP, which was at one point was expected to come out at the end of November. The 27-year-old singer has now posted a photo of herself wearing a gold crown and...

Price is Right in Penticton

Jan 25, 2016 / 9:36 am
The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” to win and is coming to the South Okanagan Events Centre on Thursday, April 14. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic...

TLC's 'old soul' album

Jan 25, 2016 / 9:27 am
TLC's comeback album will feature ''old soul music''. Ron Fair, who is the executive producer for the latest release, has revealed the girl group - which includes Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins and Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas - are heading back into the studio after...

Brown won't be charged

Jan 25, 2016 / 9:26 am
Chris Brown won't face charges for allegedly punching a woman. The 'Fine China' hitmaker was accused of striking Liziane Gutierrez in the face during an afterparty in Las Vegas earlier this month, but police have now shelved the case because there isn't enough evidence, TMZ...

Labyrinth won't be remade

Jan 25, 2016 / 9:25 am
'Labyrinth' screenwriter Nicole Perlman felt she was being ''punched in the gut'' when she read rumours the movie could be remade. The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' scribe insists the timing of the speculation was ''awful'' as it came just a few...

Odom's memory problem

Jan 25, 2016 / 9:25 am
Lamar Odom's short-term memory "isn't good". The basketball player is slowly recovering after suffering a near-fatal overdose in October and his estranged wife Khloe Kardashian thinks spending time with her family is helping the sportsman. She said: "His long-term...
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Bieber will perform

Jan 25, 2016 / 9:23 am
Justin Bieber will perform at this year's Grammy Awards. The 'Love Yourself' hitmaker - whose collaboration with Skrillex and Diplo, 'Where Are Ü Now', is nominated for Best Dance Recording - is set to take to the stage next month at the annual music award...

New Pet Shop Boys album

Jan 22, 2016 / 10:02 am
Pet Shops Boys are returning with new album 'Super'. The electro pop duo - consisting of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe - will release their 13th studio LP on April 1 which they recorded with producer Stuart Price, who worked with them on 2013's 'Electric' and who has...

Sleeping Beauty in Vernon

Jan 22, 2016 / 10:00 am
The much loved classical ballet Sleeping Beauty waltzes into Vernon on Tuesday, February 9, when Ballet Jörgen visits the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. After bringing both Swan Lake (2013) and Romeo and Juliet (2014) to Vernon; Ballet Jörgen now rounds out...

The Artist Herself

Jan 22, 2016 / 9:45 am
While today’s “selfies” are everywhere, in days gone by, self-portraits were made solely by artists. This is easy for us to forget with our current over-saturation of images. Could historical artists ever have imagined self-portraits being so easy to make, and available to...

Black reveals ghostly dreams

Jan 22, 2016 / 9:32 am
Jack Black is desperate to see a ghost before he dies. The 'Goosebumps' actor - who plays R.L Stine, the creator of spooky book series, in the movie - admitted he was more wary of girls than ghouls during his younger years and would still love to see a spirit and a UFO before he meets...

Bieber's mobile gym on tour

Jan 22, 2016 / 9:30 am
Justin Bieber will be able to workout on his own private "gym bus" on his 'Purpose World Tour' The 'Sorry' hitmaker is set to embark on his mammoth run of shows on March 9, 2016, in Seattle, and will be on the road to at least November. Justin doesn't want to...

Richards sues Charlie Sheen

Jan 22, 2016 / 9:29 am
Denise Richards has filed legal documents stating Charlie Sheen evicted her and their children from their home and sent aggressive text messages to their daughter Lola Rose. The 'Wild Things' actress - who was married to the 'Anger Management' star for four years between 2002...

Electra wants a 'smart' man

Jan 22, 2016 / 9:26 am
Carmen Electra wants an "intelligent" man. The 43-year-old model and actress would be happy to date a man out of the spotlight but is more worried about his brains than how he looks. She said: "If they don't trust me, it's hard. It makes work hard. They have to be...

Dion schedules stage return

Jan 21, 2016 / 10:05 am
Celine Dion is set to throw herself back into work following the tragic death of her husband René Angélil. René lost his life earlier this month (14.01.16) following a battle with throat cancer, and his family and friends will gather to pay their tributes at the Notre-Dame...

Schwimmer to play who?

Jan 21, 2016 / 10:03 am
Kris Jenner thinks it's "wild" David Schwimmer is playing her late ex-husband Robert Kardashian in 'The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story'. The 60-year-old reality star "really appreciated" the 49-year-old actor calling her as part of his research...

New Star Wars delayed

Jan 21, 2016 / 9:16 am
'Star Wars: Episode VIII' has been delayed by seven months. Disney has announced the release date for the sci-fi sequel has been moved from May 26, 2017 to December 15 of the same year. The decision to delay the release of the film is so the makers can match the success and quality...

Will Smith skipping Oscars

Jan 21, 2016 / 9:13 am
Will Smith has confirmed he won't be attending the Academy Awards. The 'Concussion' actor has confirmed he is standing alongside wife Jada Pinkett Smith - who previously announced she was boycotting the ceremony over its lack of diversity - in not taking his seat at next...

Successful year for the OSO

Jan 21, 2016 / 9:12 am
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) held its annual general meeting recently to report on the 2014-2015 season and to announce the new board of directors. The team at the OSO made note that the year had a modest surplus of $3,043 and saw good in corporate sponsorships and financial support...

ABBA briefly back together

Jan 20, 2016 / 2:54 pm
The four former members of iconic Swedish pop group ABBA have made a rare joint appearance for the opening of a Stockholm restaurant inspired by the "Mamma Mia!" musical. Benny Andersson, Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad showed up Wednesday for the opening night of fellow former...

Foxx speaks out on rescue

Jan 20, 2016 / 10:21 am
Jamie Foxx had to cut a man free from his burning car on Monday (01.18.16). The 48-year-old star dashed to the rescue of 32-year-old Brett Kyle when he crashed his car outside the actor's home and he has now spoken out about the dramatic incident. Jamie told ABC News: "He has EMT...

Olivia Wilde's musician son

Jan 20, 2016 / 10:21 am
Olivia Wilde's son is a "little musician". The 31-year-old actress is very proud of 21-month-old Otis - who she has with fiance Jason Sudeikis - and says he is already showing signs of being a performer. She said: "He's a little musician. He's wonderful. He's...

Adele to sing at Grammy's

Jan 20, 2016 / 10:20 am
Adele will perform at this year's Grammy Awards. The 'Hello' hitmaker - who has received 10 Grammys over the years - will take to the stage at Los Angeles' Staples Centre on February 15, as will Kendrick Lamar, who leads the nominations with 11 nods, The Weeknd and Little Big...

Jamie Foxx is a hero?

Jan 20, 2016 / 4:30 am
Jamie Foxx reportedly pulled a man from a burning car on Monday (18.01.16). The 48-year-old actor is said to have turned into a real life stuntman when a vehicle crashed outside his home at around 8.30pm. According to TMZ.com, the car had skidded on a wet road, hit a ditch and flipped over....

Learn from a Prima Ballerina

Jan 20, 2016 / 4:29 am
The Canadian Masterclass Series with Prima Ballerina Chan Hon Goh is an unforgettable opportunity for aspiring dancers all over the country to attend a dance experience with one of this generation’s most gifted and prolific artists, Ms. Chan Hon Goh, former Principal Dancer of the National...

Uproar over Oscar diversity

Jan 19, 2016 / 2:32 pm
Growing calls for a boycott of the Academy Awards over the lack of diversity among this year's Oscar nominees are forcing stars to choose sides and threatening to throw the movie industry's biggest night of the year into turmoil. The backlash over the second straight year of all-white...

'Great' Blink-182 album

Jan 19, 2016 / 12:00 pm
Blink-182 want to ''kill it'' with their first album without Tom DeLonge. The American rock group's drummer Travis Barker is confident the band have entered a ''new chapter'' without former joint frontman Tom - who was replaced by Alkaline Trio's Matt...

Gere back on big screen

Jan 19, 2016 / 11:55 am
Richard Gere has joined the cast of 'The Dinner'. The 66-year-old actor has got on board the Oren Moverman-directed movie and will join British comedian Steve Coogan, 50, Laura Linney, 51, Rebecca Hall and Chloë Sevigny in the project. Gere will play a politician called Stan,...

Bumbershoot's new season

Jan 19, 2016 / 11:54 am
A new take on the theme of the classic movie ‘The Red Balloon’ will lead off the 2016 season at Bumbershoot Theatre from January 21 to 31. The tender and uplifting story centers on a lonely old man and his friendship with a balloon. Adapted for stage by Barry Kornhauser, the...

Rock won't quit Oscars

Jan 19, 2016 / 9:49 am
Chris Rock won't pull out of hosting the upcoming Academy Awards. Although high profile black celebrities including Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee have decided to boycott the ceremony in protest at the lack of diversity in the nominations, Chris reportedly believes he has a better chance...

Ronson teams up with fans

Jan 19, 2016 / 9:46 am
Mark Ronson has teamed up with six of his biggest fans for a new version of 'Uptown Funk'. The producer selected vocalist Anna Shields and her duet partner, guitarist Blair Crichton, ukulele player John Atkins, cello and violin playing sisters Laura and Sarah Ayoub, and guitarist Ross...

'Lucky' Ryan Gosling

Jan 19, 2016 / 9:45 am
Ryan Gosling is "very lucky" to have Eva Mendes and their daughter. The 'Big Short' star insists his 'The Place Beyond the Pines' co-star is his ideal woman and he is equally smitten with their 16-month-old little girl Esmeralda. He said: "My biggest...

Caitlyn Jenner's memoir

Jan 19, 2016 / 9:45 am
Caitlyn Jenner is writing a memoir. The 'I Am Cait' star - who was known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing a gender transition - is set to pen a tell-all book alongside journalist Buzz Bissinger, who conducted the first interview with the 66-year-old former Olympian where she first...

Glenn Frey dead at 67

Jan 18, 2016 / 2:32 pm
Glenn Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don Henley became one of history's most successful songwriting teams with such hits as "Hotel California" and "Life in the Fast Lane," has died. Frey was 67 and had been battling multiple ailments. He died Monday. The...

Apatow's Martian moan

Jan 18, 2016 / 9:35 am
Judd Apatow used his appearance at the Critics' Choice Awards on Sunday (17.01.16) to mock the Golden Globes success of Matt Damon's 'The Martian'. The 48 year-old director is unhappy that the sci-fi film beat his movie 'Trainwreck' to the Best Motion Picture - Comedy...

Iron Maiden video game ?

Jan 18, 2016 / 9:34 am
Iron Maiden have announced a new role-playing video game. The heavy metal band have teamed up with Roadhouse Interactive and 50cc Games to create 'Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast', an action-packed, free-to-play RPG steeped in Iron Maiden mythology. Players take on the role of the...

Hart had to battle rejection

Jan 18, 2016 / 9:32 am
Kevin Hart experienced a ''world of rejection'' before making it in Hollywood. The 36-year-old star has being doing stand-up comedy since he was 18 and has been appearing in movies for almost 16 years but he feels as though it has only been the last few years that have yielded...

Elton John on 'amazing' kids

Jan 18, 2016 / 9:31 am
Sir Elton John "never thought" he'd have children. The 68-year-old singer and his husband David Furnish are parents to five-year-old Zachary and three-year-old Elijah - who were born via a surrogate - and the 'Your Song' hitmaker can't believe how much they have...

David Bowie tops charts

Jan 17, 2016 / 11:18 pm
The late David Bowie has scooped his first US number one album. The 'Lazarus' singer's 27th studio LP, 'Blackstar', sold 181,000 copies in its first week of release, knocking Adele's '25' off the top of the Billboard 200 chart. The chart takes into account...


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