Matt Brown’s ‘Woman in Black’ Brings in Some Bling

By Kristin Froneman – Vernon Morning Star Powerhouse Theatre can once again welcome the Bill Allum Cup home to Vernon.   The award, named after the late Vernon resident, Powerhouse member and co-founder of The Morning Star, is issued annually for the best production at the Okanagan Zone (OZone) Drama Festival. And this year it went to Powerhouse’s dark and mysterious entry The Woman in Black.   The award caught the play’s... Read More


The Hub Arts Collective’s Ryan Robson, left, and Matt Brown relax on the main-floor space of the new arts venue, where the work of local portrait artist Emily Rice is currently showing. The Hub officially opens Jan. 28 and the public is welcome to drop by and see what it’s all about. As an actor and theatre director, Matt Brown has not only recited a few proverbs in his day, he has lived them. So the one that comes to mind when describing his... Read More