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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2011 file photo, Regis Philbin appears on his farewell episode of “Live! with Regis and Kelly”, in New York. Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” has died on Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)

Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88

Philbin died Friday, just over a month before his 89th birthday

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2011 file photo, Regis Philbin appears on his farewell episode of “Live! with Regis and Kelly”, in New York. Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” has died on Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
Cyanotypes create Swan Lake View by Christine Kashuba, which is on display at the Vernon Public Art Gallery. (Submitted Photo)

Gallery gets creative with Okanagan families amid COVID-19

Family Saturday online event mimics artist Christine Kashuba’s cyanotype process

Cyanotypes create Swan Lake View by Christine Kashuba, which is on display at the Vernon Public Art Gallery. (Submitted Photo)
Caravan Farm Theatre artistic director Estelle Shook says the show will go on once it is deemed safe to do so. (Submitted Photo)

Caravan postpones summer show as Okanagan theatre takes a loss

Curtain remains closed and fundraiser campaign started to help local farm theatre

Caravan Farm Theatre artistic director Estelle Shook says the show will go on once it is deemed safe to do so. (Submitted Photo)
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Le Cirque De La Nuit in Kelowna
Seth Rogen teams up with Canopy Growth to launch cannabis brand Houseplant
Kelowna native Toni Lyons will be starring in an online theatrical adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” novel, which is set to make its worldwide premiere on July 24. Source: pixabay.

Kelowna actor to star in online theatrical adaptation of Pride and Prejudice

Toni Lyons will play Lady De Burgh in the online take of the 1813 Victorian classic

Kelowna native Toni Lyons will be starring in an online theatrical adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” novel, which is set to make its worldwide premiere on July 24. Source: pixabay.
Brianna Sue, 14, captivated honest emotions with her work titled Hope Among Sadness, special because her mom is a front line worker, during the pandemic. This and 11 other pieces created from various artists during quarantine, will be on display in Lumby at the Village Gallery from Aug. 3-29. (Brieanna Sue art)

North Okanagan art shows heart beyond the mask

Collection of pandemic quarantine art on display from locals to as far as Newfoundland

Brianna Sue, 14, captivated honest emotions with her work titled Hope Among Sadness, special because her mom is a front line worker, during the pandemic. This and 11 other pieces created from various artists during quarantine, will be on display in Lumby at the Village Gallery from Aug. 3-29. (Brieanna Sue art)
Kimberly Beavan won $75,000 (BC Lottery Corp. photo)

Okanagan camping trip makes Delta woman $75,000 richer

Kimberly Beavan won $75,000 on a Platinum Fortunes Scratch & Win ticket

Kimberly Beavan won $75,000 (BC Lottery Corp. photo)
An artist displays his work at the Midsummer’s Eve Auction while Brian Martin and Camillia Courts emcee the event, which raised $19,000 for the Vernon Public Art Gallery. (Pete Solymosi photo)

Support shown from home at Vernon’s virtual Midsummer’s Eve

Unprecendented event raised more than $19,000 for art gallery

An artist displays his work at the Midsummer’s Eve Auction while Brian Martin and Camillia Courts emcee the event, which raised $19,000 for the Vernon Public Art Gallery. (Pete Solymosi photo)
Alex Trebek says if current cancer treatment doesn’t work, it might be his last

Alex Trebek says if current cancer treatment doesn’t work, it might be his last

‘Jeopardy!’ host reveals toll cancer has taken on him in new memoir

Alex Trebek says if current cancer treatment doesn’t work, it might be his last
Princess Ball musical returning to Kelowna with six performances in August

Princess Ball musical returning to Kelowna with six performances in August

The musical, which made its premiere last year, welcomes two new princesses to the cast.

Princess Ball musical returning to Kelowna with six performances in August
Kelowna Community Theatre has been empty since mid-March when the province first initiated economy closure measures in response to COVID-19. The theatre is likely to remain closed well into next year. (File photo)

Kelowna arts groups hammered by COVID-19

Financial losses due to pandemic coupled with uncertainty for future

Kelowna Community Theatre has been empty since mid-March when the province first initiated economy closure measures in response to COVID-19. The theatre is likely to remain closed well into next year. (File photo)
Kelowna-based artist Melissa Dinwoodie created 60 paintings in 60 days during a layoff period caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which are on display at the Caetani Cultural Centre Saturday, July 18, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Kelowna artist’s pandemic reflections on display at Vernon gallery

Melissa Dinwoodie created 60 paintings in 60 days during a layoff period caused by the pandemic

Kelowna-based artist Melissa Dinwoodie created 60 paintings in 60 days during a layoff period caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which are on display at the Caetani Cultural Centre Saturday, July 18, 2020. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Kelowna senior to publish book before his 89th birthday

Kelowna senior to publish book before his 89th birthday

William Peckham began his writing career in his 70’s

Kelowna senior to publish book before his 89th birthday
OK Corral is back with an outdoor beer garden

OK Corral is back with an outdoor beer garden

The country bar is now open with social distance rules in place

OK Corral is back with an outdoor beer garden
Kelowna artist’s 60 pandemic paintings on display in Vernon for one day
Kelowna artist’s 60 pandemic paintings on display in Vernon for one day
Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News.

Pianos return to Kelowna parks

The Pianos in Parks program was postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Michael Rodriguez, Kelowna Capital News.
The annual Ryga Arts Festival, which will be held in August, 2020, pays tribute to the works of Canadian playwright George Ryga. (File photo)

Ryga Arts Festival to include virtual and in-person events

Arts festival in Summerland will run from Aug. 15 to 23

The annual Ryga Arts Festival, which will be held in August, 2020, pays tribute to the works of Canadian playwright George Ryga. (File photo)
Arts Revelstoke’s first ever Guerrilla Gig was at the Interior Forestry Museum’s Riverside Forest Walk on July 8. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Pure magic: live performances revived in Revelstoke

Revelstoke Arts Council hosting Guerrilla Gigs on Wednesdays all summer long

Arts Revelstoke’s first ever Guerrilla Gig was at the Interior Forestry Museum’s Riverside Forest Walk on July 8. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
A GoFundMe campaign has been launched for a man in his 30s, identified as Hollywood actor Josiah Black, who was found dead at the Spion Kop Summit in Lake Country Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (GoFundMe)

Man found dead on Lake Country trail identified as Hollywood actor

GoFundMe campaign launched for man found dead at summit of Spion Kop

A GoFundMe campaign has been launched for a man in his 30s, identified as Hollywood actor Josiah Black, who was found dead at the Spion Kop Summit in Lake Country Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (GoFundMe)
Kelowna’s Gotham Nightclub set to reopen Friday

Kelowna’s Gotham Nightclub set to reopen Friday

Gotham will be the second club to reopen in Kelowna amid COVID-19

Kelowna’s Gotham Nightclub set to reopen Friday
A crew filming in the Okanagan. (Craig Pulsifer, Minds Eye Entertainment photo)

Auditions begin as film starts rolling in the Okanagan

An audition call for locally-shot feature films, made-for-TV movies and commercials takes place on July 11 and 12

A crew filming in the Okanagan. (Craig Pulsifer, Minds Eye Entertainment photo)