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Local films only at IndieFest

Feb 19, 2016 / 11:59 am
The Okanagan Society of Independent Filmmaking (OSIF) is proud to announce our first annual IndieFest – short film & doc festival! They’ve taken the best short films and short documentaries created locally, showcasing the top filmmaking and acting talent that the Okanagan has to...

Mockingbird author dies

Feb 19, 2016 / 9:59 am
Harper Lee, the elusive novelist whose child's-eye view of racial injustice in a small Southern town, "To Kill a Mockingbird," became standard reading for millions of young people and an Oscar-winning film, has died. She was 89. Lee died peacefully Thursday, publisher HarperCollins...

Bieber still wants a monkey

Feb 19, 2016 / 9:09 am
Justin Bieber has been told he would be "irresponsible" to get another monkey as a pet by the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance. The 'Sorry' singer previously had capuchin monkey OG Mally as his primate pal but the animal was taken off him by officials when he...

Friends cast played poker

Feb 19, 2016 / 9:07 am
The 'Friends' cast bonded over a game of poker. James Burrows, the director of the US sitcom, lent his room to the six main cast members and forced the clan to connect over the gambling card game, and the real-life bonding exercise was later featured in an episode of the first series...

Rihanna delays tour

Feb 19, 2016 / 9:06 am
Rihanna has delayed the start of her upcoming world tour. The 'Diamonds' hitmaker was due to go out on the road in support of her new album 'Anti' later this month, but the gigs have been postponed because of production problems, her representative has confirmed. Nine shows...

Hudson wants music career

Feb 19, 2016 / 9:04 am
Kate Hudson is considering a career in music. The 36-year-old actress admits she has always written her own tracks but isn't sure if she's "comfortable" enough to share her music with the masses. She said: "I always have written music. There was a moment in my life...

Blunt to play Mary Poppins?

Feb 19, 2016 / 9:04 am
Emily Blunt is reportedly close to agreeing to play Mary Poppins in a new Disney film. The 32-year-old actress is set to become this generation's lovable nanny - who was brought to life in the 1964 movie based on the books by P.L. Travers - as she has been offered the prestigious role in...

Malik unveils album art

Feb 18, 2016 / 9:08 am
Zayn Malik has unveiled his debut album art. The 23-year-old singer will release 'Mind of Mine' on March 25, exactly one year after he quit One Direction, and on Wednesday (17.02.16), he revealed the cover of his solo record during an appearance on 'The Tonight Show'. It...

Olivia Wilde on Sexism

Feb 18, 2016 / 9:07 am
Olivia Wilde thinks her image as an "attractive actress" has "worn off". The 31-year-old actress believes sexism is "not conscious" and people don't set out to be offensive, but she finds it frustrating that she and her fellow screen stars always seem to be...

Yoko Ono inspires herself

Feb 18, 2016 / 9:06 am
Yoko Ono's biggest inspiration in life is herself. The 83-year-old musician-and-artist was at the NME Awards on Wednesday night (17.02.16) to collect the Inspiration Award but she insists she doesn't need to look outwardly to keep her creative spark shining brightly. When asked who...

Adele's Grammy disaster

Feb 18, 2016 / 9:06 am
Adele cried "all day" after her problem-plagued Grammy Awards performance. The British star's rendition of 'All I Ask' at Monday's (02.15.16) ceremony was beset with sound issues caused by a piano microphone falling onto the instrument's strings, which made an...

Swift praises Ed Sheeran

Feb 18, 2016 / 9:05 am
Taylor Swift has praised Ed Sheeran for inspiring her with his "drive and passion". The 'Bad Blood' hitmaker penned a heartfelt tribute to her friend on his 25th birthday yesterday (02.17.16) and recalled how much she valued the way he always played her his new music first...

Hudgens under investigation

Feb 17, 2016 / 8:35 am
Vanessa Hudgens and her boyfriend are reportedly being investigated for allegedly defacing a rock in Arizona. According to gossip website TMZ, the Red Rock Ranger District of the Coconino National Forest is checking to see whether a rock the 27-year-old beauty and her significant other Austin...

A live Simpsons episode

Feb 17, 2016 / 8:34 am
'The Simpsons' will air its first ever live episode in May. The final three minutes of the animated sitcom's May 15 episode will see patriarch Homer Simpson appear live with Dan Castellaneta, who voices the beer guzzling factory worker, expressing the character's opinions on...

Pizza Hut mocks Kanye

Feb 17, 2016 / 8:33 am
Pizza Hut has mocked Kanye West's claims he needs more money by offering him a job. The pizza chain took to its UK Twitter account to poke fun at the US rapper, who has said he owes $53 million and needs extra money to "bring more beautiful ideas to the world", by joking that he...

Wilson for Fifty Shades?

Feb 17, 2016 / 8:33 am
Rebel Wilson got Dakota Johnson to ask Universal if she could be in 'Fifty Shades Freed'. The 35-year-old comedienne has revealed her 'How to Be Single' co-star - who plays submissive Anastasia Steele in the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film franchise - told her about a role...

Madonna misses Rocco

Feb 17, 2016 / 8:32 am
Madonna is missing her son Rocco. The 57-year-old singer is preparing for a custody battle over the 15 year old, who defied a court order to return to America to be with her in December in favor of staying in London with his father Guy Ritchie, and has now made a public declaration of her...

Eisenberg's Lex Luthor

Feb 16, 2016 / 9:00 am
Jesse Eisenberg says his Lex Luthor in 'Batman v Superman' will be more ''modern and multi-faceted''. The actor takes on the role of Superman's nemesis in the upcoming superhero movie and revealed he wanted to make the villain more...

Lady Gaga's Bowie tribute

Feb 16, 2016 / 9:00 am
Lady Gaga paid tribute to the late David Bowie at the Grammy Awards on Monday (02.15.16). The singer - who has admitted to being heavily influenced by the star and even got a tattoo of Ziggy Stardust on her side just a few days ago - went through nine of his classic songs in a stunning six...

Taylor Swift's Grammys tears

Feb 16, 2016 / 8:59 am
Taylor Swift was upset after missing a note during her Grammys performance. The 26-year-old singer - who walked away with three awards including Album of the Year for '1989' - opened the music ceremony at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Monday (02.15.16) with a rendition of her song...

Justin Bieber's tattoo trouble

Feb 16, 2016 / 8:55 am
Justin Bieber wants to cover up his tattoo tribute to Selena Gomez. The 'What Do You Mean' hitmaker had a portrait of his ex-girlfriend inked on his arm when the pair were dating but admits he has tried to conceal it with some "shading". He told GQ magazine: "This is...

Robbie joins Terminal cast

Feb 15, 2016 / 12:02 pm
Margot Robbie is set to star in noir thriller 'Terminal'. The 'Suicide Squad' actress has joined the cast of the crime drama which will be directed by Vaughn Stein. The story revolves around two hitmen that take on a seemingly dangerous mission while working for a mysterious...

Comedy back at the Habitat

Feb 15, 2016 / 11:58 am
Comedy returns to The Habitat on Friday March 11th with one of the most popular and talented comedians working today. Dave Merheje is a must see act that you may recognized from his time on MTV Canada. Winner of Just For Laugh’s 2011 Irwin Barker Homegrown Comic Award and NOW...

Cuba Gooding Jr's tears

Feb 15, 2016 / 11:41 am
Cuba Gooding Jr broke down in tears while filming 'The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story'. The 48-year-old actor plays disgraced American footballer OJ Simpson in the TV drama and recalls how he "wept in his trailer" when he filmed one scene where he has to kiss the...

The Flower Ball returns

Feb 15, 2016 / 11:00 am
One of the big hits of Kelowna’s ‘Theatre in the Parks’ last summer was Bumbershoot Theatre’s original musical production of 'The Flower Ball' starring local performers. Now, the locally written and produced play is set to go on stage at the Bumbershoot Theatre...

Gomez defends Taylor Swift

Feb 15, 2016 / 9:37 am
Selena Gomez has defended Taylor Swift in her ongoing feud with Kanye West. Selena is just one of a number of celebrities that has sided with Taylor after the 'Only One' hitmaker sang about having sex with her and claimed he made "that bitch famous". Speaking on SiriusXM,...

Patsy Cline tribute in Vernon

Feb 15, 2016 / 9:35 am
The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society proudly presents a Western Canada Theatre & Thousand Islands Playhouse production of A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline on Wednesday March 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline is the...

Lady Gaga gets Bowie tattoo

Feb 15, 2016 / 9:25 am
Lady Gaga has gotten a David Bowie tattoo. The 29-year-old singer - who will perform a tribute to the late star at Monday's (02.15.16) Grammy Awards in Los Angeles - visited the Shamrock Social Club tattoo parlor in Los Angeles over the weekend, where she got a David Bowie Ziggy Stardust...

Grammy boycott for Kanye

Feb 15, 2016 / 9:24 am
Kanye West has vowed to boycott the Grammy Awards if he doesn't win Album of the Year - but he isn't nominated for the prize. The 'All Day' hitmaker has been practicing his acceptance speech ahead of the ceremony today (15.02.16), but he's unlikely to need it as his new LP...

Tyra Banks newborn son

Feb 15, 2016 / 9:23 am
Tyra Banks has shared the first picture of her newborn son. The 'America's Next Top Model' host - who has opened up about her fertility struggles in the past - took to Instagram on Sunday (02.14.16) to share a picture of herself cradling baby York, who she welcomed with partner...

Kate Winslet was told what?

Feb 15, 2016 / 9:20 am
Kate Winslet was once told she could only get "fat girl parts". The 40-year-old actress won the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in 'Steve Jobs' at the BAFTAs in London on Sunday (02.14.16) and during her emotional acceptance speech, she revealed the insecurities...

Bieber ordered to testify

Feb 15, 2016 / 9:20 am
Justin Bieber has been ordered to make himself available for a deposition in a lawsuit or face the consequences. The 21-year-old singer's bodyguard has been accused of chasing Florida photographer, Manuel Munoz, down a busy tourist street in Miami and injuring him after he took a picture...

Entertainment this week

Feb 14, 2016 / 8:20 am
Rob tells you what your favourite stars in Hollywood are up to this Valentines weekend.

Kanye West debuts album

Feb 12, 2016 / 9:04 am
Kanye West has debuted his new album at his latest Yeezy show. The 'All Day' rapper staged a fashion and music spectacular at New York's Madison Square Garden this afternoon (02.11.16), where models including Naomi Campbell and Alek Wek showed off his new collection to a soundtrack...

Jack Black to quit acting?

Feb 12, 2016 / 9:04 am
Jack Black has hinted he may quit acting. The 'School of Rock' star admits he has a good run playing a wide variety of characters in his long-standing acting career but feels he is back to square one. He said: ''One movie left, and then it's goodnight everybody ... At...

Ciara remembers hair hustle

Feb 12, 2016 / 9:03 am
Ciara made money as a teenager styling her neighbors' hair. The 'Like A Boy' hitmaker has revealed her first "hustle" was cutting her friends' and their families' locks while living in Atlanta, Georgia, and she recalls making good cash from her self-created...

Liv Tyler's photo addiction

Feb 12, 2016 / 9:02 am
Liv Tyler's "favourite thing" is taking "creepy" pictures of people sleeping. The 'Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' star admits she loves to snap photographs of her family and friends when they're fast asleep but admits it is a little...

Jenner suing fellow driver

Feb 12, 2016 / 9:02 am
Caitlyn Jenner is suing one of her fellow drivers involved in last year's fatal car crash. The 'I Am Cait' star has reportedly filed legal documents against Jessica Steindorff, who was driving the Prius in front of Caitlyn's SUV at the time of the incident, claiming she should...

Actors Studio 16/17 season

Feb 11, 2016 / 11:00 am
The creation of a season is a difficult undertaking and one Artistic Managing Director Randy Leslie at the Kelowna Actors Studio starts every year within a month of the previous announcement. Balance wise, there must be a mix of styles, from beloved classics to innovative works and if possible,...

Mars wants 3 halftime shows

Feb 11, 2016 / 9:10 am
Bruno Mars has joked he will be performing at the Super Bowl in 2018. The 'Uptown Funk' hitmaker made a triumphant appearance during Coldplay's halftime show at the weekend, which came two years after he headlined the interval entertainment at the NFL Championship Game, and has now...

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