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Okanagan indigenous media arts festival turns 10

Okanagan indigenous media arts festival turns 10

Back for its tenth year, Reel Roots 2011 features works from the En’owkin Centre’s National Aboriginal Professional Artist Training Program (NAPAT), ULLUS Collective, and the Indigenous Independent Digital Filmaking program (IIDF).

Desert Society gets down to earth

As part of its four-part winter program series, the Osoyoos Desert Society wants to raise awareness about the world around us, starting with the ground beneath our feet and moving on to the animal life around us. Then they’re putting the information into practice with a pair of hands-on workshops designed to provide participants with the opportunity to take action and make a positive environmental impact.
The Roommate fails to make the grade

The Roommate fails to make the grade

Destination weddings a growing trend

Destination weddings a growing trend

Imagine exchanging vows with the love of your life on a white sandy beach, surrounded by crystal, turquoise water to express your love and commitment to a future together.
Filmaker brings Barney's Version to the silver screen

Filmaker brings Barney's Version to the silver screen

Winter is far from over, but organizers at the Kitchen Stove Film Series are already raring to go with their spring season.And they are kicking it off with a blockbuster. Barney’s Version, from Mordecai Richler’s novel of the same name, was just released in December 2010, but it has already earned star Paul Giamatti a Golden Globe for best actor and is leading the pack at the Genies with 11 nominations.

New director takes over Penticton Children's Festival

Executive director Gord Osland, who helped found the Penticton Children's Festival, announced his retirement late last year and his replacement has been found in actor and musician Conrad Burek.
Slick remake of ‘70s action flick a hit

Slick remake of ‘70s action flick a hit

If there really must be big, loud re-makes (and apparently, there must), we can at least celebrate the fact that — finally — someone got it right.
Reptile Guy rallies for scaly buddies

Reptile Guy rallies for scaly buddies

They’re creepy, they’re crawly and they are covered in scales. But people love them, so Cherry Lane Shopping Centre has invited Mike Hopcraft, the Reptile Guy, back for another visit to the mall, along with a few of his friends.

Contest nominee looks at atheletes’ journey

This is a big year for Canada Reads, the national CBC Radio contest which selects the must-read book of the year.
B.C. resort listed as top destination

B.C. resort listed as top destination

TripAdvisor has just announced its top destinations in the world, and Sonora Resort in British Columbia has been voted number one for luxury in Canada.