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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...

Most Beautiful Woman 2016

Apr 20, 2016 / 9:18 am
Jennifer Aniston has been crowned the World's Most Beautiful Woman of 2016 by PEOPLE magazine. The 47-year-old actress - who is known for her natural beauty regime and intense fitness routine - beat of stiff competition from the likes of previous winners Julia Roberts, Cindy Crawford and...

Azalea haunted by ghost?

Apr 20, 2016 / 9:18 am
Iggy Azalea was tormented by a ghost on Monday night (04.18.16). The 'Fancy' hitmaker was staying at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the Midwest of America - a hotel known for its supernatural residents. Iggy, 25, felt a paranormal presence throughout the night but did...


Apr 20, 2016 / 6:59 am
Rock.It Boy Entertainment and K96.3 FM proudly present LED ZEPAGAIN - A tribute to Led Zeppelin on Tuesday, May 31 at the Mary Irwin Theatre. LED ZEPAGAIN captures the heart and soul of “the world’s greatest band”, replicating the ultimate Led Zeppelin experience. Jimmy Page...

Rosario Dawson arrested

Apr 19, 2016 / 10:06 am
Rosario Dawson was arrested on last Friday (04.15.16). The 'Daredevil' actress was apprehended for "crowding, obstructing, or incommoding" after she crossed police lines at a Democracy Spring protest in Washington D.C., and was fined $50 after being processed on site. The...

Don't miss John McDermott

Apr 19, 2016 / 9:59 am
John McDermott is an international recording star and household name. Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans’ causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour...

Levine's fender bender

Apr 19, 2016 / 9:39 am
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo have been involved in a minor car accident. The Maroon 5 frontman and his Victoria's Secret Angel wife - who is currently pregnant with their first child - were leaving Nobu restaurant in Malibu, California on Sunday (04.17.16) when a Ferrari crashed into...

Brian Johnson had no choice

Apr 19, 2016 / 9:37 am
Brian Johnson had no choice but to leave AC/DC's world tour or risk suffering ''total deafness''. The 68-year-old singer has described having to quit the band's current 'Rock or Bust' shows as the ''darkest day'' of his career, but he was left...

Romano's tribute to Roberts

Apr 19, 2016 / 9:34 am
Ray Romano has paid tribute to his 'Everybody Loves Raymond' co-star Doris Roberts. The 58-year-old actor - who portrays the titular character in the sitcom - was full of praise for the late actress' work ethic following her passing aged 90 on Sunday (17.04.16), admitting he will...

20/20 comedy this Friday

Apr 18, 2016 / 9:00 pm
Comedian Darryl Lenox is on the road with his new 20/20 tour that will stop at the Kelowna Community Theatre this Friday, April 22. Tickets are available through www.selectyourtickets.com. In 2013, Stagetime Magazine named his CD Blind Ambition “One of the Top 5 Comedy Albums of...

Hasselhoff wants no alimony

Apr 18, 2016 / 9:23 am
David Hasselhoff wants to stop paying spousal support to his ex-wife. The 63-year-old actor has filed legal documents asking a judge to agree he no longer needs to pay Pamela Bach - who he divorced in 2006 after over 16 years of marriage - $21,000 a month, TMZ reports. The...

Jungle Book a box office hit

Apr 18, 2016 / 9:22 am
'The Jungle Book' has opened in first place at the US box office, drawing $103.6 million in its first weekend. Disney's new movie which retells Rudyard Kipling's famous story of a boy who is stranded in the jungle and rescued and raised by wolves before having to flee to escape...

Franco 'trapped' by acting

Apr 18, 2016 / 9:21 am
James Franco felt "trapped" by acting. The 'Spring Breakers' star returned to education in 2006 when he enrolled in UCLA in California as an English major and has subsequently studied and taught a number of other courses, and admits one of the reasons he went back to school...

Alice Cooper to rock SOEC

Apr 18, 2016 / 9:15 am
Alice Cooper brings to his fans an updated show -- “Spend the Night With Alice Cooper” -- and brings his own brand of rock psycho-drama to fans at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton on Sunday October 16, 2016. Known as the architect of shock-rock, Cooper (in both the...

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