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The Westside will be getting a much-needed art gallery as Grizzli Winery opens a gallery specializing in Okanagan works in its spacious wine tasting room, one of the largest in Canada.

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Lake Country’s Creekside Theatre is reopening with more than a dozen shows planned between October and February.

Proactive artists and creators are creating alternate opportunities for artists and audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Just knowing that I was walking into a theatre to watch a scary play sent chills of excitement through me. I stood in line waiting to be escorted to my seat, because with new regulations we are only allowed to go into the theatre one or two at a time.

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A popular arts festival in Lake Country may have been cancelled due to COVID-19, but the spirit of the event will soon be on display across the Okanagan.

Works by a Kelowna writer are among the Association of Book Publishers of B.C.'s Poetry in Transit selections for 2020-21.

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Conscious Hip-Hop is a rising subgenre of the classic Rap/Hip-Hop scene, and “Bird’s Eye View,” the newest single from Vernon-born rapper “Kalateral” (Kyle Hesketh) is a perfect representation of where the genre is going.

In a summer plagued by an avalanche of cancelled events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Crossing Creek Community Theatre’s outdoor production of the Canterbury Tales or Geoffrey Chaucer’s Flying Circus at Kalala Winery is a welcome change.

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In the pouring rain and what felt like gale force winds I arrived with my husband at Kalala Organic Estate Winery in West Kelowna excited for the chance to see some theatre in the form of The Canterbury Tales.

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COVID-19 has been especially hard on Kelowna Actors Studio which receives no local, provincial or federal grants. Yet fueled by an undeniable passion for theatre, executive producer Nate Flavel and artistic managing director Randy Leslie vow the show must go on. And on and on.

After 15 years of showing her fabric work as part of the Peachland Little Schoolhouse Summer Arts Program, Peachland quilter Connie Ross held her final show and sale at the school house last week.

An ex-addict turned psychedelic drug shaman — and former standup comedian — has released a new album.

This week, I had to make the tough decision to cancel my concert series, Jazz at the KAS, that was scheduled for this weekend at Kelowna Actors Studio.

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Expect a combination of carefully spaced in-person gatherings and online events for this year’s Ryga Arts Festival, which kicks off Saturday.

Kelowna actor Toni Lyons will star in a new theatrical adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel, Pride & Prejudice, premiering online Friday and Saturday.

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A Kelowna Afro-fusion and hip hop artist has released a new single with a disco flavour. “Vice City Vibes (S.S.C.R.C.Y.)” from local artist Edge lands as a follow-up to his previous release, “11:11” — which sits at over 70,000 streams and counting.

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The show must go on for Crossing Creek Community Theatre, who are rehearsing The Canterbury Tales or Geoffrey Chaucer’s Flying Circus by Burton Bumgarner.

It’s one of those things. You are riding high on life, there is a plethora of events to keep our creative selves busy, from painting to culinary classes, wine tastings, theatre, concerts packed with people enjoying life — and then silence.

The Kelowna Pride Society is sponsoring a new livestream series called Voices Unheard. The series will be filmed and produced by Kelowna’s Unicorns.LIVE.

Kelowna-based artist Sheldon Pierre Louis is the creative force behind a series of new paintings on view at the Kelowna International Airport.

A 65-year-old man drowned while swimming in Okanagan Lake on Thursday.

Ad Lib Gallery at 3063 Bridlehill Dr. in West Kelowna hosts Vienna Classics from 2 to 4:30 p.m. It's an afternoon celebrating Vienna and its extensive musical and cultural heritage surrounded by an arts environment and award-winning garden.

Kelowna’s first artist-in-residence will launch an unusual art project on Tuesday.

The Anna Jacyszyn Quartet with Loni Moger, Stefan Bienz and Stephen Buck will perform in a livestream fundraising concert Saturday night.

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Lake Country artists Alison Beaumont and Lynette Schlichting come together with Vancouver-based artists Katherine Coe and Eve Leader for the exhibition Significance Stares at Me from Everywhere, opening July 4 at the Lake Country Art Gallery.

Local movie theatres are set to re-open July 3, but don’t expect to see any new summer blockbusters just yet.

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