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Rapid Ascent, Salmon Arm artist Valerie Rogers’ painting of a chinook salmon ascending rapids on its journey to spawn, is the winner of the Pacific Salmon Foundation’s prestigious Salmon Conservation Stamp Art Competition for 2023-24. (Photo contributed)

Renowned Salmon Arm wildlife artist puts her stamp on prestigious contest

Painting of spawning chinook wins Pacific Salmon Foundation competition

 

Members of Nickelback pose for photographers as they arrive on the red carpet at the Juno Awards in Ottawa, Sunday April 1, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Nickelback to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Induction to occur at 2023 Juno Awards in Edmonton

 

Chere Strain shows one of her works of art, Rhino Blues, which includes a rhino beetle positioned at a grand piano, accompanied by a jewel beetle in cuff links singing at a microphone. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm ‘insect mortician’ brings bugs to life in three-dimensional works of art

Creepin’ It Real’s Chere Strain scared of, yet inspired by, insects

 

September 16, 2022 -  Artist Joe Coffey with one of his paintings at the Madrona Gallery.. Don Denton photo

Animal kingdom

The realistically surreal creatures of Joe Coffey

  • Oct 21, 2022
September 16, 2022 -  Artist Joe Coffey with one of his paintings at the Madrona Gallery.. Don Denton photo
(Nuit Blanche Kelowna/Facebook)

Night festival, Nuit Blanche, comes to Kelowna

The artistic event takes place on Oct. 15 from 6p.m. until midnight

(Nuit Blanche Kelowna/Facebook)
John Waite had several paintings on display and available for purchase at the 2022 Carr’s Landing Art Tour (Brittany Webster - the Calendar)

Celebrating art in the community with the Carr’s Landing Art Tour

The tour included seven stops and eight artists

John Waite had several paintings on display and available for purchase at the 2022 Carr’s Landing Art Tour (Brittany Webster - the Calendar)
Shawn Mendes performs “Summer of Love” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Mendes is one of several musicians to cancel Canadian concert dates in recent weeks.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Charles Sykes-Invision-AP

From Mendes to New Kids, concert cancellations prove a costly gamble for fans

Fans sometimes stuck with hefty travel, hotel expenses

Shawn Mendes performs “Summer of Love” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Barclays Center on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Mendes is one of several musicians to cancel Canadian concert dates in recent weeks.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Charles Sykes-Invision-AP
Christina Amelio snaps a selfie after helping Scottish-Canadian country singer Johnny Reid at a store in Kelowna’s Glenmore on July 27 (contributed)

Reids in the valley: country singer spotted in Kelowna

Country singer Johnny Reid has an upcoming show in Kelowna September 7

Christina Amelio snaps a selfie after helping Scottish-Canadian country singer Johnny Reid at a store in Kelowna’s Glenmore on July 27 (contributed)
Matt Tyefisher (@longcatmatt) was one of the local artists at the 2022 Okanagan Tattoo Show (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

Inking life back into summer with return of Okanagan Tattoo Show

The three day event hosted an estimated 180 tattoo artists at the Kelowna Curling Club

Matt Tyefisher (@longcatmatt) was one of the local artists at the 2022 Okanagan Tattoo Show (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
Art comes alive on Bernard Ave. in the summer (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

‘Live art’ installations on Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Even the art is more alive during Kelowna summers

Art comes alive on Bernard Ave. in the summer (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
Pieces from a past ArtWalk remain on display outside Lake Country Municipal Hall. (Brittany Webster)

Art of all kinds coming to Lake Country for September ArtWalk

Event will take place at the Community Complex September 10-11

Pieces from a past ArtWalk remain on display outside Lake Country Municipal Hall. (Brittany Webster)
Oil portraitist Zann Hemphill with her painting of a dog named Dexter. (Zann Hemphill/Paws by Zann photo).

VIDEO: Vancouver Island painter makes classic oil paintings to celebrate pets

Artist Zann Hemphill offers tips to take the best possible photo of your animal friend

Oil portraitist Zann Hemphill with her painting of a dog named Dexter. (Zann Hemphill/Paws by Zann photo).
Painter Christopher Pratt is shown in a family handout photo. Pratt, long considered one of Canada’s greatest painters, has died at 86. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Pratt Family **MANDATORY CREDIT**

Christopher Pratt, prominent Canadian painter and printmaker, dies at 86

Pratt is the designer of Newfoundland and Labrador’s provincial flag

Painter Christopher Pratt is shown in a family handout photo. Pratt, long considered one of Canada’s greatest painters, has died at 86. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Pratt Family **MANDATORY CREDIT**
Mila’s cat. The young artists even get credit, with a ‘signature’ in the book, next to the finished produt.

B.C. children’s book author takes submitted drawings from kids and turns them into characters

Kwaku Amoateng is quite the creative father. In 2021, the Comox military…

Mila’s cat. The young artists even get credit, with a ‘signature’ in the book, next to the finished produt.
Canadian rock legend Ronnie Hawkins poses in Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Ronnie Hawkins, cross-border rockabilly legend and endearing showman, dies at 87

“He went peacefully and he looked as handsome as ever,” Hawkins’ wife said

Canadian rock legend Ronnie Hawkins poses in Toronto on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Kelowna Community Theatre (Photo/toursimkelowna.ca)

Kelowna Community Theatre hosting exhibition featuring local artists

Artists will be selected by a professional committee and compensated for their work

Kelowna Community Theatre (Photo/toursimkelowna.ca)
Janel Rae’s second album, Dinner with Stranger, will be available everywhere on Feb. 11 (Contributed)

Kelowna singer-songwriter Janel Rae set to release second album

Dinner With Stranger will be available everywhere Feb. 11

Janel Rae’s second album, Dinner with Stranger, will be available everywhere on Feb. 11 (Contributed)
The North Okanagan Hospice Society is raising funds with an online silent auction of this Passage Through painting and book, Leah’s Gift. (Destanne Norris)

Auction highlights need for grief services in North Okanagan

Hospice Society marks National Grief and Bereavement Day Nov. 16

The North Okanagan Hospice Society is raising funds with an online silent auction of this Passage Through painting and book, Leah’s Gift. (Destanne Norris)
Lake Country-based artist Angela Hansen calls her creation Brink. It is featured in Kelowna's Glass Gallery space until Jan. 26, 2022. (Kelowna Art Gallery photo)

Lake Country artist takes viewers under the sea at Kelowna gallery

Viewers can go beneath the waves for an encounter with underwater sea…

Lake Country-based artist Angela Hansen calls her creation Brink. It is featured in Kelowna's Glass Gallery space until Jan. 26, 2022. (Kelowna Art Gallery photo)
Vernon’s Deborah Wilson created a giant jade sculpture at a Victoria complex, which took 16 months to create. (Contributed)

Okanagan artist unfolds giant art sculpture in Victoria

Lotus Unfolding took 16 months to create in the Wade courtyard

Vernon’s Deborah Wilson created a giant jade sculpture at a Victoria complex, which took 16 months to create. (Contributed)