Monday, December 9, 2019

Entertainment- Events

Entertainment- Events

Sisters of Sorrow director rooted in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty  As a boy, Jordan Waunch picked up his parents’ camcorder one day, not knowing it would change his life forever. And here he...

Ofra Harnoy shares magnificent gift to Oliver

By Val Friesen On Friday evening, Oct. 4, the South Okanagan Concert Society launched their new season with an exceptional concert.  Canadian/Israeli world-renowned cellist, Ofra Harnoy,...

From fan to dream gig, Fullerton becomes a ‘Pioneer’

By Dale Boyd Going from fan to band member is a dream likely shared by many music lovers — for John Fullerton that dream came...

Beloved cellist to grace the stage

By Marion Boyd Ofra Harnoy, one of the greatest cellists on the world’s concert stage, is performing at Venables Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct....

Exploring the life and music of Edith Piaf

By Dale Boyd From a life immersed in tragedy, jazz singer Edie DaPonte is looking to bring forth the beauty personified by famed French singer...

Concert society gearing up for great lineup

By Marion Boyd Last year’s season ended with a packed house and a jubilant crowd as the reception saw concert-goers in deep conversation with the...

Drinking Habits opens in South Okanagan

By Colin Cross Ever left a theatre in pain?  No, not from bad seating, bad popcorn, or the latest stomach-churning sound system—but from laughter?  Laughter...

Country rockers TrailHawk in town tonight

TrailerHawk is a country rock band made up of familiar Canadian professionals. Drummer Don Short was a member of Sons of Freedom. Their producer Colin...

RipOffs summon spirits of lost artists

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle The South Okanagan RipOff Artists paid tribute to Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Diptych for this year’s project. “Marilyn Monroe, in all her beauty...

French immersion show

Ms. Dee Simpson's Grade 6/7 French Immersion class celebrated their education earlier this month with a series of French performances at Park Drive Church....

Bruce Springsteen tribute act at Frank’s

Tom O'Leary as Bruce Springsteen last month at the Frank Venables Theatre With support from Nashville singer-songwriter Kristi Neumann ...

SOAP seeks cast, crew for comedy ‘Born Yesterday’

Contributed SOAP Theatre will hold two open auditions for Born Yesterday, a classic comedy by Garson Kanin, and directed by Tom Szalay. While the production...

Father’s Day racing

Bring your Dad out to the next Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) on June 16 or better yet get him into his car and...

Murray McLauchlan bringing repertoire to Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Local farmers will feel right at home at Frank Venables Theatre soon when Canadian singer/songwriter Murray McLauchlan brings his repertoire to town. Remember...

District Fine Arts Festival

Students from all over town were showing off their talents at the Frank Venables Theatre this morn as part of the District Fine Arts...