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All about a truck

UBC performance students are staging a rousing year-ender with a montage that pays homage to our eternal fascination with the automobile. Or in this case, the West's favourite steed of the highway, the venerable pickup truck.

Be the Boss television show takes on Kelowna touch

Thursday night's episode of Be the Boss Canada sees two employees go head-to-head for promotion at pet food company The Bone & Biscuit in Kelowna.

Symphony, guests were dynamic

The Okanagan Symphony continued its stellar season last Friday at Kelowna Community Theatre with guest artists Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoonist, and Guy Few, trumpeter.

Father and son duo release new album

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Grammy winner performs at Pringle

It's truly divine how life aligns itself and opens up opportunities that allow me to write this column.A few weeks ago, I had a cozy evening on my own with a glass of chilled chardonnay and buttery popcorn, crawled under my heated duvet and watched a film about a boy who was orphaned from his birth parents but still had such a strong bond to find them through the power of music.

Playing the trumpet by default

Musicians are drawn to instruments for many different and often quite interesting reasons, which is why it doesn't come as a huge surprise one of Canada's most sought-after trumpet players picked his instrument due to problems with his appendages.

Fiddler received death threat

Even a death threat can't keep Ashley MacIsaac from performing in Kelowna, proving the sometime-controversial Cape Breton-raised fiddler has developed a thick skin over his 20-year career.

Film turns Okanagan into Persia

Queen Esther is mainly responsible for making the ancient empire of Persia a household word and a group of Okanagan students want to bring elements of that culture into our world today.

Room to Read making room to rock

Those of you who are regular readers of this column know I'm an advocate for reading; it ignites the imagination and makes us confident when writing or speaking to each other.

Dynamic Duo join Okanagan Symphony

In this reference, the nomenclature Dynamic Duo has nothing to do with Batman and Robin, and everything to do with the trumpeter and the bassoonist.

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