Sunday, August 25, 2019

Entertainment- Events

Entertainment- Events

Grandmothers host bridge event

Thursday, February 16th, is the date to mark on your calendar for the annual Grandmothers for Africa BRIDGE EVENT from 10 to 2:30 at...

150 Moves at Venables to feature Josh Beamish

By Dan Walton Ballet Kelowna is synchronizing its latest set of shows with Canada’s sesquicentennial. One such show is coming to Frank Venables Theatre in Oliver...

Facebook pulls SOAP’s suggestive photo

By Lyonel Doherty “I’m too sexy for the stage, too sexy for the stage, too sexy for my wage.” It appears Facebook thinks local theatre is...

Dance company bringing art form to Venables Theatre

By Keith Lacey Ballet Kelowna has a new leader, a new home and a new vision to try and popularize the art form many consider...

Grand piano put to good use in Agnes’ memory

By Penelope Johnson The Frank Venables Theatre lobby now provides the shimmering setting for a jewel of a piano: a Petrof grand. The glossy black instrument...

Remi Bolduc’s tribute to Dave Brubeck beyond fantastic

By Anneke Le Roux How lucky can our little town of Oliver be!?  We have a phenomenal theatre that brings incredible acts like the Montreal...

Violin/piano duo coming to Venables

The South Okanagan Concert Society presents Duo Concertante on Friday, Feb. 24 at Frank Venables Theatre. The concert will feature Canada’s premier piano and violin...

No more Jello wrestling for Alfie Zappacosta

By Dan Walton Oliver is about to be struck by Zappacosta. His nearly 40-year music career survived the pitfalls of pop culture with just a few...

SOAP Theatre presents ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’

That cheating “bastard,” “swine” and “rat.” Bernard returns to the SOAP stage in Oliver and Osoyoos with his wife Jacqueline and best friend Robert...

Remi Bolduc brings jazz to Oliver

By Marion Boyd When the Remi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble performs “A Tribute to Dave Brubeck” words like “dazzling virtuosity and stunning maturity” come to mind. Bolduc,...

Sunshine Festival ready to draw bigger crowds

After six years in Oliver the annual Sunshine Festival is ready for changes to bring in bigger attendance and a stronger identity, something organizers...

Quartango brings passion for music and tango to Venables Theatre

After the somber Remembrance Day services on Friday, November 11th, you may be looking for an uplifting and joyful concert to raise the spirits...

Veteran Canadian comic Lorne Elliott will be talking vegetables at the Venables

Lorne Elliott will be coming out of his yurt in the forest to joke about his new off-the-grid lifestyle. “I’ve become much more vegetarian, simply...

Concerts to grace Oliver

Imagine yourself the evening of November 11th arriving with friends to the bright lights of the Venables Theatre and hunkering down to the virtuosity,...