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Juliet a coveted ballerina role

For a professional ballerina, being given the opportunity to play Juliet is considered by most as a necessary rite of passage.

A late comic bloomer

By her own admission, comedian Debra DiGiovanni may have come to her career a bit later than many, but she's reaping the rewards for the wait.

Masters of mixed musical genres

When it comes to mixing genres, Toronto's Sultans of String are masters at what they do.

Canada's award-winning eco-poet to read from works

You could call him the poet laureate of ecological philosophy. A naturist, editor and revered scholar, Don McKay has been a leading influence in Canada's eco-poetry movement since the early '70s.

Column on local arts all the way from Baja

Lately, my iPod shuffle maneuvers from 'sunset chill-out vibes' over to vintage country music. I have been enjoying enjoying classics like Tanya Tucker's Delta Dawn, Dolly Parton singing like a hummingbird and begging her lover's mistress to let him go in the song Jolene, and John Denver singing "…sunshine on my shoulder does look quite lovely."

Creativity born in darkness

Ingrid Boesten has every reason not to paint, or if she did, you'd expect her to do dark works. Ingrid lives with a diagnosis of terminal cancer.

Romance in Vienna a light-hearted evening

The Okanagan Symphony brought a touch of Vienna to Kelowna on Saturday with a program entitled Romance in Vienna

Off to Colorado

Okanagan artist Jerry Markham was invited to show his work in the Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale in Denver, Col., where six of his paintings are currently on display. The show began Jan. 11 and runs to Jan. 26. This is the fourth year Markham, seen here with one of the paintings in the exhibit, was invited to the show.

Dancing for a cause

Special to eVent

Strumming up some fun

Some musicians get together for a jam. These people get together for a strum.

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