Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Entertainment- Events

Entertainment- Events

Students present Legally Blonde

By Alison Podmorow This a fabulously fun musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde. The show follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles...
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Drumming for the soul

The Mainly for Women Trade Show in Oliver on Saturday featured a drumming circle facilitated by Barb Seiler. It was a big hit and soothing...

Local dancers get unique opportunity

A few local (and lucky) dancers will be joining Canada's Ballet Jorgen when it performs Anne of Green Gables - The Ballet at Frank...

Lizzy Hoyt to grace Venables stage

Mark Friday, Jan. 31  on your calendar and don’t miss Lizzy Hoyt in concert at Venables Theatre.   Arriving under the auspices of the South...

How Tim Nutt fell down the stairs and into comedy

By Dale Boyd Most people don’t start a career by falling down a set of stairs, but in a semi-serendipitous way it was West Kelowna-based...

Angelique Francis keeps music and family close

By Dale Boyd The sky is the limit for Canadian blues phenom Angelique Francis, but she stays grounded with a strong connection to her family. The...

Handbell Ringers spreading Christmas joy in Oliver

The Okanagan Valley has no shortage of artistic and talented folks, such as Oliver's Handbell Ringers. The group is a coterie made up of nine ringers...

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...
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