What's On

Leila sings Adele

Nov 10, 2016 / 2:20 pm

Local songstress, poet, musician, and artist Leila Neverland is set to take the stage at Creekside Theatre in Lake Country for two back-to-back performances on...

Fighting for community

Sep 24, 2016 / 11:00 am

When was the last time you volunteered for a charity? When you did was it an easy task or a difficult one? Often organizations make the volunteer opportunity...

Spring break camps

Mar 3, 2016 / 4:11 pm

There’s a hint of spring in the air (well at least there was on Sunday) which can only mean that Spring Break is just around the corner! If you’re...

New festival for the kids

Feb 25, 2016 / 12:00 pm

I get it. Sometimes we miss things from the past. Not a month goes by that I don't hear about the days when the waterslides were in West Kelowna and Fred...

Coming out

Feb 18, 2016 / 10:53 am

I find it surprising that one of the biggest decisions that Kelowna City Council made last year took about five seconds. When the vote came for the sidewalks to...

This changes everything

Feb 11, 2016 / 11:39 am

UBC is 100 years old this year. UBCO is 10. I think it’s fair to say that as a community, we are starting to see the benefits of having UBCO in Kelowna....

Rock those Flaming Hearts

Feb 4, 2016 / 12:11 pm

Flaming Hearts Food Bank Fundraiser Three new local bands will be performing throughout the night at this fundraiser presented by Focus On Great. The event will...

Running across Haiti

Jan 28, 2016 / 6:41 pm

Team Tassy In a few short weeks, UBCO student, Paige Marzinzik, will be running 350 kms over eight days across Haiti, to raise funds for Team Tassy. Paige...

Are you All Shook Up?

Jan 21, 2016 / 8:30 am

Mike Schell Event producers are an unique breed. They are essentially willing to risk their own cash, blood sweat, and tears to offer you a great night of...

Family fun around town

Jan 14, 2016 / 8:30 am

Here’s a snapshot of some of the exciting upcoming events for families. I should note that I haven't included any Family Day details, as that may need...

PHAT Betty returns

Jan 7, 2016 / 5:57 pm

Cat Wells . . . sound familiar? Or maybe you know her as Cathy-Ann Wells, or perhaps PHAT Betty from the days of Don Fraser’s original Blue Gator at the...

2016 predictions

Dec 31, 2015 / 8:30 am

It’s always fun to take a shot at some predictions for the upcoming year. So here goes nothing: One Downtown Kelowna will continue to come into its own....

New York New Years

Dec 24, 2015 / 8:30 am

New York New Years New York New Years expands indoors this year. Festivals Kelowna is once again producing its Valley First New York New Years family...

Man behind the scenes

Dec 17, 2015 / 8:30 am

I had a chance to attend Horstorama last week for a fond community farewell to the retiring Horst Jassman, who has run the Creekside Theatre for the past 16...

Christmas Presence!

Dec 10, 2015 / 8:30 am

​ ​ Above, Anna Jacszyn, Bernie Addington, and Neville Bowman offer an exclusive sampling of a song from their upcoming show, Christmas Presence. ...

Creative gift ideas

Dec 3, 2015 / 8:30 am

It's that gift-buying time of year again, so here are some creative gift ideas to get you started. Art Lake Country Art Gallery is hosting their Annual...

Jump into a job in tech

Nov 25, 2015 / 8:30 am

Are you ready to jump into a job in tech? I was pretty shocked to learn that we have over 500 tech companies in the Kelowna area. One of the most surprising...

Taste of Japan

Nov 19, 2015 / 8:30 am

In two weeks, the Kelowna Kasugai sister city association hosts their annual ‘Taste of Japan’ annual showcase event at Parkinson Recreation Centre....

What's on November

Nov 12, 2015 / 8:30 am

This column was founded a few months after Breakout West came to Kelowna. During three days in 2009, our city was filled with some of the best live music from...

'The Voice' of Strauss

Nov 5, 2015 / 8:30 am

Few folks know, but local Kelowna musician, Norm Strauss, played at the very first Parks Alive! show (which was at that time called Kelowna Pride). His...