Harry Manx

Harry Manx has been called an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the Blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. He created a unique sound that is hard to forget and deliciously addictive to listen to. Manx is a prolific artist, releasing five albums in a four-year span with no signs of stopping. His first album Dog My Cat (2001, NorthernBlues Music), captured... Read More


 1 BIG NIGHT….. 2 BIG ACTS RANN BERRY’S RHYTHM & SOUL REVIEW With the 8 Piece Show Band. & DIAMOND JONES with his Tom Jones and Neil Diamond Tribute. Saturday, October 26th 7:30pm The Creekside Theatre welcomes back Rann Berry who recently sold out not 1 but 2 performances of his “One Hit Wonders Show”. This new show features the best of Rhythm & Soul music, including the songs of artists such as Wilson Pickett, The Temptations,... Read More

Sunparlour Players at Streaming Cafe “AC/DC visits Little House on the Prairie”

It’s hard to convey the refreshment it gave me to open up the Sunparlour Players website and see among the ever-present (ad-nauseam) social media icons on their homepage (you know: facebook, twitter, myspace, youtube, itunes, yada yada) a green symbol amongst the others labeled “BERNARDIN”. The best part? The link really was to the home-canning company (apparently they make there own jam…no joke!). That iconography is, in itself, an... Read More

“Fiery Redhead” Ali Milner @ Streaming Cafe

Cover Me Canada 2012 (third place). Lilith stage Summer 2010. Closing ceremonies for the 2010 Paralympic Games. JunoFest 2009. CBC Radio 2 and Radio 3. Chances are you’ve seen and heard Ali Milner on TV or on the radio sometime over the last couple of years. Most recently she showed up as the fiery redhead with the hot band on the reality show “Cover Me Canada”. (Actually, she always shows up as a fiery redhead). Ali Milner is climbing the tracks... Read More

Maggie Shirley Want You to Hear What Mountains Sounds Like

by Kristin Burns The things I had once known about Maggie Shirley were the following: she’s always at the studio; she has a very recognizable laugh; and she could magically appear for lunch breaks covered head-to-toe in sawdust. So I lured with her wine in return for some of her free time to chat about her thesis and her upcoming show: Scale InSight at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, located in the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna. She... Read More

Paintings by Randy Bone on at Streaming Cafe

from Streaming Cafe Blog by Michael D We are very happy to be displaying some amazing Acrylic paintings on our walls by talented local artist Randy Bone. The art will be showcased for the next month at the cafe, so come down and take them in.  Randy Bone – Biography & Artist Statement  Randy grew up in the North Okanagan and resides in Kelowna. He spent his childhood among nature, and lived on a spacious corner lot fitted with... Read More

Rotary Centre for the Arts Welcomes new GM

Patrick LeBlanc has been hired as the new general manager for The Rotary Centre for the Arts.     “I’m really excited to be joining the team at the Rotary Centre for the Arts,” said LeBlanc, who will start his new job Aug. 20.     “Walking into the RCA was love at first sight for me. The innovative programs, the bistro, the Mary Irwin Theatre, all the activity; there’s just so much going on here, and it has such great... Read More

A Musical Aperitif: The Ripperz

As the weekend fades away, here’s a musical moment to take you into the week ahead. A Musical Aperitif: The Ripperz  Read More

Parks Alive Schedule: TODAY, Sunday July 29th – AUG 4th

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Outdoor Summer Theatre has Arrived in Kelowna

by Ryan Donn  A brave new project that is the culmination of thousands of volunteer hours has launched in our community. The Viva Musica Society has gone through a lengthy soul searching process and has evolved into the “Kelowna Summer Musical Theatre Festival”. They will be offering two outdoor theatre shows 4-5 nights per week between July 19th and Aug 10th. The shows will be located on the outdoor stage at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. GOLF:... Read More

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