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Wild mom Kate Hudson

Apr 8, 2016 / 9:36 am
Kate Hudson is a "wild mom". The 'Almost Famous' actress - who has sons Ryder, 12, with ex-husband Chris Robinson, and Bingham, four, with former fiance Matt Bellamy - admits she has an unusual bond with her older child as she was so young when she became a parent. She said:...

Idol bows out with final win

Apr 7, 2016 / 10:56 pm
The first "American Idol" finale in 2002 was a battle of the sexes, with Kelly Clarkson the victor over Justin Guarini. The last contest settled the score as Trent Harmon defeated La'Porsha Renae for the crown. Harmon tumbled to the stage in surprise as host Ryan Seacrest announced...

Swift's love letter to fans

Apr 7, 2016 / 10:08 am
Taylor Swift's new music video for 'New Romantics' is a love letter to her fans. The 26-year-old singer debuted the song on Apple Music, the only place it's available, and yesterday (06.04.16) she shared the visuals for the video on her Twitter account, in which she declares...

Black Eyed Peas reuniting

Apr 7, 2016 / 10:07 am
The Black Eyed Peas are reuniting. will.i.am has revealed that the group - comprised of will, Fergie, apl.de.ap and Taboo - will end their hiatus soon and he can't wait to reunite with his bandmates. Speaking to Roman Kemp on Capital FM, he said: "Yeah...so...yes... There will be a...

Azalea supports Kesha

Apr 7, 2016 / 10:07 am
Iggy Azalea is backing Kesha. The rapper took to Twitter on Thursday (07.04.16) to post a picture of herself and Kesha horse-riding and captioned it: "Me and the very funny @KeshaRose on defender and biz! #FreeKesha (sic)." Iggy's message of support for Kesha came just one day...

Pam Anderson's prison plea

Apr 7, 2016 / 10:06 am
Pamela Anderson has offered to serve food in California's prisons if they go vegan. The former 'Baywatch' star has written a letter through PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) to Governor Jerry Brown urging him to make the menus in the jails across the state...

Kesha's appeal rejected

Apr 7, 2016 / 8:30 am
Kesha's appeal to be released from her record label has been rejected by the court. The 'Tik Tok' hitmaker has been fighting to have her contract with Sony Music terminated after she alleged she was sexually abused by producer Dr. Luke. Of their decision, a judge said:...
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Bestselling author at KCT

Apr 7, 2016 / 8:29 am
Autopoetic Ideas and Nature’s Fare Market are thrilled to welcome Anita Moorjani to Kelowna on Sunday April 24, 2016 at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Anita shares a powerful message that we can all apply to our lives, no matter how old or young we are, how sick or how healthy. She offers a...

Idol changed Seacrest's life

Apr 6, 2016 / 10:45 am
Ryan Seacrest can't believe how much his life has changed since 'American Idol' began. The 41-year-old presenter - who has an estimated wealth of $330 million, and is ranked as the 21st highest-earning celebrity in the world by Forbes magazine - has fronted the talent show since it...

OSO performs Four Seasons

Apr 6, 2016 / 10:44 am
April 8-10 the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) brings back by popular demand David Greenberg to perform this wonderful violin concerto. The OSO will also showcase the beautiful harpsichord, a magical instrument in J.S. Back’s son’s sparkling Berlin Harpsichord...

Deadpool 2 filming this fall

Apr 6, 2016 / 9:41 am
A 'Deadpool' sequel is set to start filming this autumn. Ryan Reynolds is to reprise his titular role as the superhero following the success of the first film, which has become the highest-grossing R-rated film in box office history after netting $745 million at the box...

Nick Jonas and J-Law?

Apr 6, 2016 / 9:40 am
Nick Jonas wants to date Jennifer Lawrence. The 'Close' hitmaker - who has most recently been romantically linked with Kate Hudson - insists it is so obvious that any guy would want to date the 'Hunger Games' beauty, he needed to give "no explanation" as to why...

Janet Jackson's family plan

Apr 6, 2016 / 9:40 am
Janet Jackson is postponing her world tour because she is "planning a family". The 49-year-old singer - who is married to Wissam Al Mana - has been ordered to rest by doctors, but is determined to get back on the road as soon as she can. She said in a video message to fans:...

Macaulay Culkin is 'retired'

Apr 6, 2016 / 9:17 am
Macaulay Culkin is "essentially retired". The 'Home Alone' star - who shot to fame at the age of 10, six years after beginning his acting career - may only be 35 years old but he no longer works very often and spends his days "whatevering". He said: "I'm...

Meat Loaf to rock Penticton

Apr 5, 2016 / 9:53 am
Larger-than-life rock icon, Meat Loaf, will perform in Penticton, at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Thursday, June 23. Some people think big. Some people think huge. And then there's Meat Loaf. For the past 40 years, he has been a towering monument on the musical landscape. His...

Adele dedicates song

Apr 5, 2016 / 9:20 am
Adele dedicated 'Make You Feel My Love' to Stormzy at her concert on Monday night (04.04.16). The 27-year-old singer stopped her show at The O2 in London halfway through her set to perform her version of the Bob Dylan classic for the grime star after she spotted him in the...

Star Wars star dies

Apr 5, 2016 / 9:20 am
Erik Bauersfeld, who voiced 'Star Wars' character Admiral Ackbar, has passed away at the age of 93. The actor died on Sunday (03.04.16) at his home in Berkeley, California, after a career that spanned over 50 years. Erik was a veteran voice actor and radio drama producer before...

Big night for Aldean

Apr 4, 2016 / 2:53 pm
Jason Aldean beat Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards — a first for the singer after earning nominations for the top prize over the years, while Chris Stapleton cleaned house in other categories. Aldean also won over Garth...

Kristen Bell's noisy home

Apr 4, 2016 / 12:31 pm
Kristen Bell's house is like a "circus". The 'Frozen' star - who has two daughters, three-year-old Lincoln and 15-month-old Delta with husband Dax Shepard - says her household is always noisy because her two children wake up "screaming bloody murder". She...

Then and Now exhibition

Apr 4, 2016 / 12:29 pm
UBC celebrates its 100th year anniversary in 2016 and to help celebrate UBC Okanagan and the Lake Country Art Gallery are presenting “Alumni Then and Now” A selection of student works from the UBC Okanagan Public Art Collection at the Lake Country Art Gallery. This exhibition...

Mick Jagger to be a nanny?

Apr 4, 2016 / 12:20 pm
Ronnie Wood's Rolling Stones bandmate Sir Mick Jagger has offered to be a nanny to his twin daughters next year. The 68-year-old singer will become a father for the fifth time when his wife Sally Humphreys gives birth this summer, and the guitarist has started calling his 72-year-old pal...

Ballet Kelowna's big finale

Apr 4, 2016 / 12:19 pm
Ballet Kelowna closes its 2015/16 season with an unparalleled mixed programme of live music and contemporary ballet from some of Canada’s most celebrated choreographers and composers in Renaissance, April 29 and 30, 2016, at the Kelowna Community Theatre, and at Oliver’s Frank Venables...

Don Henley hits Okanagan

Apr 4, 2016 / 10:50 am
Famed rocker Don Henley will kick off his North American tour in the South Okanagan this summer. One of the founding members of the Eagles, Henley is on the road this summer touring in support of his recent Cass County album. He'll be in Penticton on July 13, after touring...

Malik sets Billboard record

Apr 4, 2016 / 9:16 am
Zayn Malik has topped the US Billboard 200 albums chart, becoming the only male UK solo artist to debut at number one with a first release. The former One Direction singer reached the top spot over the weekend with 'Mind of Mine' and also became the first male UK artist to reach number...

Backstreet Boys' for Vegas?

Apr 4, 2016 / 9:15 am
Backstreet Boys have a trial for a Las Vegas residency. Singer Nick Carter says the boy band - also including A. J. McLean, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell - have signed a deal with Live Nation, which will see them have a ''test run'' of nine shows in...

Kidman is a good gambler

Apr 4, 2016 / 9:14 am
Nicole Kidman is a "very good" gambler. The 'Secret in Their Eyes' actress and her husband Keith Urban - with whom she has daughters Sunday, seven, and Faith, five - are frequent visitors to Las Vegas, and the country singer always finds his wife wins more than she...

Iggy Azalea's 400k tax bill

Apr 4, 2016 / 9:14 am
Iggy Azalea reportedly owes almost $400,000 in unpaid taxes. The 25-year-old singer has been told she owes $391,056.55 to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in income tax from 2014, the year her hugely successful debut album, 'The New Classic', was released, TMZ reports. The news...

Country to award its best

Apr 3, 2016 / 11:25 am
Chris Stapleton dominated at the Grammys and the Country Music Association Awards, but will he repeat at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday? Yes and no. Stapleton is the leading nominee with seven, but he's not up for the top award: entertainer of the year. Instead, he will...

Lovato, Jenner awarded

Apr 3, 2016 / 11:20 am
Demi Lovato and Caitlyn Jenner are among the recipients of the 27th GLAAD Media Awards. The awards honour those who further GLAAD's mission of ensuring that stories of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are heard through media outlets. Lovato is the recipient of the...

Banner year for Cdn music

Apr 2, 2016 / 7:02 am
Canada's stunning year of endurance on the pop charts will be celebrated at home this weekend as some of the country's top performers descend on the Juno Awards. A heavy slate of relative newcomers, including the Weeknd, Shawn Mendes and Alessia Cara, are set to take the stage in Calgary...

Cara's battle with self-hatred

Apr 1, 2016 / 11:35 am
Cara Delevingne went through a "rough patch of self hatred". The 'Paper Towns' star insists she hasn't quit modelling in favour of acting but turned to movies to help her "learn how to not pick apart my every flaw". In a series of posts on Twitter, she wrote:...

Stefani is a people pleaser

Apr 1, 2016 / 9:50 am
Gwen Stefani tries to please everyone. The 'Used To Love You' hitmaker admits she does everything to make her family, friends and children - Kingston, nine, Zuma, seven and Apollo, two, who she has with her ex-husband Gavin Rossdale - so much so that she gets "physically ill from...

Tyler hates modern life

Apr 1, 2016 / 9:46 am
Steven Tyler hates modern technology. Although the 68-year-old Aerosmith singer "loves notoriety" he is not a fan of selfie culture, social media or society's general obsession with the Internet and thinks people are "dying slowly" online. Speaking to Rolling Stone...

Cruise in Top Gun sequel

Apr 1, 2016 / 9:38 am
Tom Cruise will appear in the 'Top Gun' sequel. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer insists they couldn't possibly make a follow-up to the 1986 classic movie if the 53-year-old actor wasn't on board to reprise his role as Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell . Asked if Tom was...

Keith Richards defies gravity

Apr 1, 2016 / 9:36 am
Keith Richards says he and his Rolling Stones bandmates "defy gravity". The 72-year-old musician - who is part of the legendary rock group with Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts - doesn't believe in getting old and says his bandmates are "moving better than...

Ashanti's stalker jailed

Apr 1, 2016 / 9:09 am
Ashanti's stalker has been sentenced to jail. The 35-year-old singer has been bothered by the same man since 2003 and has had to go to court on several occasions to try and put an end to his obsessive actions. Now 37-year-old Devar ​Hurd's harassment has been put to an end by...

Alba's three-year crisis

Mar 31, 2016 / 9:21 am
Jessica Alba went through a "crisis" before having children. The 'Sin City' actress - who has daughters Honor, seven, and Haven, four, with husband Cash Warren - turns 35 next month but isn't worried about getting older because she is so much happier with herself now than...

Brandy sues label for $1M

Mar 31, 2016 / 9:21 am
Brandy is suing her record label for $1 million for allegedly blocking her from creating new music. The 37-year-old R&B singer - whose real name is Brandy Norwood - claims Chameleon Entertainment Group have stopped her from recording material since 2012 and she has now filed a lawsuit...

Obi-Wan Kenobi film?

Mar 31, 2016 / 9:20 am
Ewan McGregor is very interested in shooting a 'Star Wars' movie focused on his character Obi-Wan Kenobi. The 45-year-old actor is excited about the spin-off films Disney has planned thinks there's a story lurking out there for the Jedi Knight in the time period between...

Snoop Dogg in WWE's HOF

Mar 31, 2016 / 9:18 am
Snoop Dogg has thanked WWE chairman Vince McMahon for choosing him as a Hall of Fame inductee. The 44-year-old rapper will become the first musician to join the wrestling elite at the ceremony held at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on April 2, and the star admitted it was an...


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