Entertainment

Margaret Atwood, Andre Alexis earn spots on Giller Prize long list

Atwood’s ‘The Testaments,’ much-hyped sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ also shortlisted for Booker Prize

Netflix and streaming means Canadian feature films struggle to find audiences: TIFF

Netflix is a source of controversy on the international festival circuit

Hollywood’s summer ends 2% down despite Disney dominance

The Labor Day weekend is traditionally a quiet one for movie theatres

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Freak'n Farmer 2019
Pentastic Hot Jazz and Music Festival
Mardi Gras on Martin
2019 Penticton Punjabi Mela

Rapture, Blister, Burn opens in Penticton Sept. 5

Many Hats’ latest production is a comedy that explores modern gender politics

  • Aug 31, 2019

Mardi Gras on Martin bids farewell to summer

The block party was filled with music and dancing

  • Aug 31, 2019

Valerie Harper, TV’s Rhoda, has died at 80

Breakout role was Rhoda Morgenstern on The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Okanagan contest winner given the key to the SOEC

The annual contest gives one lucky winner two tickets to every Penticton SOEC show for a year

Pentastic Hot Jazz and Music Festival swings into 23rd year

The live music festival in Penticton has expanded with an additional venue this year

  • Aug 30, 2019

Shambhala organizers move festival date due to wildfire risk in Kootenays

The decision was made following talks with the provincial and regional governments

Seller’s Market returns to film in Okanagan

Seller’s Market pairs up with Haven Mattress for the next season

Dust off those records for donation to the Okanagan Vinyl Festival

The annual event benefits Peach City Radio, a not-for-profit society in Penticton

Missy Elliott honoured at MTV VMAs; Swift wins top prize

Other performers Monday included former Fifth Harmony member Normani

South Okanagan festival opens registration for Grape Stomp

The annual festival in Oliver has spots for 24 teams this year.

  • Aug 26, 2019

Pamela Anderson returns home to enjoy ‘peace and solitude’ of B.C.

Star says “the best is yet to come” in exclusive Q&A from her Vancouver Island hometown

Slackwater Brewing highlights local talent with Saturday Sessions

Ari Neufeld the latest local artist to play the downtown brewery’s taproom

  • Aug 26, 2019

TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan events listings

Live theatre, concerts, events, art exhibits and more from around the South Okanagan

Penticton’s Arts Rising Festival included as BC Culture Days 10th anniversary celebration

Take in the various free events and activities around the city on Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.