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Best friends boost Ponderosa Arts and Music Festival

By Keith Lacey The two best friends who started the Ponderosa Arts & Music Festival simply can’t believe the festival is ready to celebrate its...

Shakespeare comes to Tinhorn Creek

Turn on any computer, Google “Shakespeare” and the eponymous search engine will return a staggering 57,700,000 results - give or take a few -...

Music in the Park series thinks ‘big’

By Penelope Johnson Oliver’s Music in the Park is thinking big this summer: big bands, big voices, big sound. In celebration of Canada 150, all Music...

Resilient artist inspires youth in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty The things we didn’t know about Leza Macdonald. The things we never asked. Pouring over fashion magazines with her cat sitting on the...

Totally Tom bringing retro rock ‘n’ roll to Oliver

By Dan Walton The spirits of four rock ’n’ roll legends are about to be summoned at the Frank Venables Theatre. The show, which gravitates around...

Car buffs love Cactus Jalopies

By Lyonel Doherty We’ve all been a victim of “you snooze, you lose.” But when it comes to classic cars, Bart Spruyt made sure he...

Minds Eye returning to make another film

By Keith Lacey The science fiction thriller starring Nicolas Cage that garnered so much attention in Oliver and Osoyoos last year will be hitting the...

Walk for Dog Guides gives many Canadians new ‘leash’ on life

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver dog owners are being asked to give a few Canadians a new “leash on life” on May 28. That’s when the Oliver...

Half Corked and ready to run

By Dan Walton It would normally be cause for concern to spend all morning drinking wine, but nobody will intervene as long as you’re a...

Legion hosts Feather River Band on Friday

Cowboy Rowland is mounting up a Cinco de Mayo Party in Oliver. He's the leader of a nomadic country-rock duo called the Feather River Band. "It's...

Choir tells Frank’s story

Contributed A powerful story is about to be told in Oliver by a group of vocalists and instrumentalists. Musaic Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Tracy...

Local youth showcase their talent

Although a small town, Oliver knows how to grow big talent, if local youth are anything to go by. On the evening of Wednesday, May...

All-Star team ready for Harlem Ambassadors

By Lyonel Doherty The South Okanagan All-Stars hope to teach the Harlem Ambassadors a lesson . . . in how to take it easy on...

Swap Meet has your ‘part’

By Lyonel Doherty There’s going to be a lot of “body parts” in Oliver on April 29. So says Dave Doman from the South Okanagan Vintage...

SOAP offers another big comedy

By Aimee Grice SOAP Theatre brings dysfunction to life on the stage for four nights only with Susinn McFarlen’s “Since You Left Us.” Produced by Nathan...