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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...
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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...

3 big acts at Mission Hill

Apr 25, 2016 / 10:23 am
Three iconic acts of the 1980s will perform at Mission Hill Family Estate's outdoor amphitheatre this summer. The concerts include multiple Grammy Award-winner Michael Bolton on Aug. 5; Singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge on Aug. 26; and The Gipsy Kings on Aug. 28. Tickets for the series...

West interrupts speech

Apr 25, 2016 / 9:47 am
Kanye West interrupted Jason Binn's wedding speech. The 38-year-old rapper stole the microphone off of the best man during the toast at Dave Grutman and Isabela Rangel's wedding, which was held at Wynwood Walls in Miami on Saturday (04.23.16), to repeat the moment he interjected Taylor...

Roger Hodgson at Prospera

Apr 25, 2016 / 9:39 am
Former Supertramp frontman Roger Hodgson will perform at Kelowna's Prosera Place Nov. 20. Hodgson co-founded Supertramp in 1969 and was with them until his departure in 1983. During that time, he wrote, sang and arranged enduring rock standards that made Supertramp a worldwide phenomenon,...

Amy Schumer wants a break

Apr 25, 2016 / 9:10 am
Amy Schumer is desperate to do "nothing". The 'Trainwreck' star is grateful for all her success and is enjoying every aspect of her career, but does wish she had a bit more time for herself. She said: "I love all the things that I'm doing, but that all my time is...

Prince's empire in chaos

Apr 25, 2016 / 9:10 am
Prince's business empire has reportedly been left in chaos. The 57-year-old singer - who was found dead at his Paisley Park estate last Thursday (04.21.16) - had a habit of firing his advisors, especially if he didn't agree with what they had to say. And according to TMZ, the...

James Jagger ties the knot

Apr 25, 2016 / 9:09 am
James Jagger formally wed Anoushka Sharma at the weekend. The 'Vinyl' actor originally tied the knot with the artist on top of a hill in a low-key ceremony in the Catskills in New York last September, but the couple celebrated their marriage at the Cornwell Manor estate, near Chipping...

Prince: a one-man band

Apr 25, 2016 / 6:39 am
On his own, Prince was a revolutionary recording artist and one-man band. But the nearly-40 year career that ended with his death Thursday was hardly a private party. The other half of his musical legacy were his many collaborations and contributions, whether joining Stevie Wonder on stage in...

SNL devotes show to Prince

Apr 24, 2016 / 6:39 am
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" dedicated last night's entire broadcast to pop superstar Prince. The tribute show was titled "Goodnight Sweet Prince." SNL alum Jimmy Fallon of "The Tonight Show" hosted Saturday's episode, which featured clips of Prince...

Pam back on beach

Apr 22, 2016 / 3:50 pm
What's Baywatch without Pamela Anderson and David Hasselhoff? B.C.-born Anderson will reprise her role as CJ Parker in a big-screen remake of the 1990s jiggle-TV series. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson confirmed Anderson's involvement in a movie reboot of the franchise via an...

Prince's sister thanks fans

Apr 22, 2016 / 9:56 am
Prince's sister has thanked his fans for "loving" the star. The 57-year-old singer was found dead at his Paisley Park estate yesterday (04.21.16), prompting hundreds of fans to gather at the compound in Minnesota to lay bouquets and purple balloons and Tyka Nelson is grateful for...

Photography or art?

Apr 22, 2016 / 9:54 am
Visitors to a new exhibition at the Kelowna Art Gallery may have difficulty believing that the incredibly life-like paintings on view are not photographs. Many of the paintings by Kelowna-based artist John Hall feature ordinary objects painted in extraordinary detail – a doughnut with its...

Sophie Turner's GOT fear

Apr 22, 2016 / 9:34 am
Sophie Turner is "terrified" of being killed off on 'Game of Thrones'. The 20-year-old actress has portrayed Sansa Stark in all six series of the fantasy drama and admits she is constantly anxious about the fate of her alter ego. She admitted: "Oh my God, I'm so...

Mike Myers: a father to all

Apr 22, 2016 / 9:17 am
Mike Myers feels like a father "to all the children". The 'Wayne's World' actor - who has kids Spike, four, Sunday, two, and Paulina, five months, with wife Kelly Tisdale - was given some profound advice by his friend Adam Sandler when he first announced he and his spouse...

Autopsy today on Prince

Apr 22, 2016 / 6:46 am
An autopsy is scheduled Friday to determine what caused the death of the iconic musician Prince, who was found unresponsive in an elevator by sheriff's deputies at his suburban Minneapolis compound a day earlier. Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson said deputies responded to a medical call at...

Celebs react to Prince death

Apr 22, 2016 / 6:07 am
Musicians, actors and other celebrities react to the death Thursday of music great Prince via interviews, statements and social media: "Prince, the doves really are crying now." — Oprah Winfrey. "The news of Prince's sudden and unexpected passing is very difficult to...

Pop superstar Prince dies

Apr 21, 2016 / 10:21 am
Pop superstar Prince, who was widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era, was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, told The Associated Press that the music icon died at his home in...

Mamma Mia! SOEC fairwell

Apr 21, 2016 / 10:16 am
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 with its final farewell tour. MAMMA MIA! is one of the most successful musicals of all time, the eighth longest...

Kesha to testify under oath

Apr 21, 2016 / 9:37 am
Kesha is to testify under oath over the allegations of sexual assault she made against Dr Luke. The 'Tik Tok' hitmaker has been issued with a subpoena by the court, which requires her to be questioned in an on-camera deposition in June in New York City about the claims she has made...

Hogan leads Chyna tributes

Apr 21, 2016 / 9:31 am
Hulk Hogan has led tributes to the late wresting legend Chyna. The 62-year-old former wrestler remembered the WWE star, who tragically died in her apartment in Redondo Beach, California at the age of 45, in a sweet message on Twitter. He wrote: "Devastated over Chyna passing,she dated...

Scherzinger dumps boy toy

Apr 21, 2016 / 6:45 am
Nicole Scherzinger has dumped her boy toy. The 37-year-old singer called time on her relationship with tennis star Grigor Dimitrov, who is 13 years her junior, after he refused to settle down and start a family. A source told The Sun newspaper: "Nicole is at a different stage in life...

Noel Gallagher wants Oscar

Apr 21, 2016 / 6:39 am
Noel Gallagher could be making his own bid for an Oscar. The 48-year-old musician is collaborating with David Holmes - who scored the 'Ocean's Eleven' soundtrack - on his next solo record, not long after he revealed his desire to win an Academy Award. A source told the Daily...

OSO honours big supporter

Apr 21, 2016 / 6:31 am
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) recognized Donna Schellenberg from Penticton as the second recipient of the Innes Nota Bene Award. The award is presented to individuals or businesses to honour their outstanding support of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. “Supporting the Okanagan...

Dakota's work out regimen

Apr 20, 2016 / 1:41 pm
Dakota Johnson was "committed" to working out ahead of her role in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. Celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson has revealed the 26-year-old actress worked hard to achieve her ideal body ahead of shooting for the racy film. Speaking on ITV's Lorraine, he...

The BeyGOOD initiative

Apr 20, 2016 / 1:40 pm
Beyoncé has announced three charity partners for her 'Formation' world tour. The 34-year-old singer will kick off her tour in Miami, Florida on April 27 and United Way, Chime for Change and Global Citizen will all be involved as part of her BeyGOOD initiative. Ivy McGregor,...

OSYO spring concert

Apr 20, 2016 / 1:39 pm
Three performances April 30 and May 1 will feature the 80 talented musicians of the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra performing classical pieces for guests attending concerts in Penticton, Vernon and Kelowna. “Our youth musicians are so talented that they will impress every music lover...


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