KELOWNA — Live music has a strong pulse in the Central Okanagan but musicians would like more places to perform, Kelowna city councillors heard Monday.

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The first day of spring is just weeks away. Buds and blossoms bring welcome colour, and birds are starting to scope out birdhouses and nesting material.

SALEM, Mass. - A second panel from American artist Jacob Lawrence's sweeping series “Struggle: From the History of the American People" that has been hidden from public view for decades has been located, the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts announced Tuesday.

Cannery Brewing's LakeBoat Lager is a tribute to the S.S. Sicamous, which is prominently featured on the cans. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Cannery's LakeBoat Lager goes to support the work of the S.S. Sicamous Restoration Society. Here is Cannery Brewing co-owner Ian Dyck (rig…

In the “Chicken soup for the soul” book entitled, Find your happiness, Maureen C. Bruschi tells the story of a time when she was quite ill at work and wishing she was at her home in Long Island.

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NEW YORK - Glam was back for the Golden Globes virtual, bicoastal awards night Sunday as nominees Zoomed in from around the world and, for Leslie Odom Jr., from his front porch in Los Angeles not far from the action in Beverly Hills.

After pivoting the popular Pig Out festival due to the pandemic in 2020, Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country is bringing back the new Pig Out Trails format to keep the event safe and fun as it marks 10 years in the community.

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A unique election in a troubled time has resulted in the first all-Indo-Canadian board of directors for the BC Fruit Growers Association.

MILAN - The fedora Humphrey Bogart wore in “Casablanca” may have secured Borsalino’s place in fashion and cinematic history, but it will be something like the cow-print bucket hat that will help ensure its future.

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TORONTO - While it’s tempting to compare various aspects of AstraZeneca-Oxford’s newly approved COVID-19 vaccine to others, several experts cautioned against focusing on data that is not comparable and the danger of underrating the product’s ability to curb hospitalizations and deaths.

LOS ANGELES - Bruce Meyers was hanging out at Pismo Beach on California's Central Coast one afternoon in 1963 when he saw something that both blew his mind and changed his life: a handful of old, stripped-down cars bouncing across the sand.

That red planet in the sky was named Mars because red seemed the right colour for the God of War.

CAMEROON, Cameroon - Russian supermodel and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova became a United Nations goodwill ambassador on Wednesday, pledging to promote the sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls and tackle stigmas surrounding their bodies.

WASHINGTON - Jill Biden offers comforting advice to Kelly Clarkson, telling the singer and talk-show host as she goes through a divorce that things happen for the best and that life will eventually “look better.”

Popular Kelowna-based author Jack Whyte, whose 17 best-selling books of historical fiction have been translated into more than 20 languages, has died.

The BC Alzheimer Society’s popular Minds in Motion program is now online, offering important support for people experiencing early symptoms of dementia and their care partners.

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During the coldest days earlier this month, half a dozen hearty Tai Chi practitioners braved the sub-zero temperatures and didn’t miss a day as they moved through the traditional motions in the small park adjacent to the tennis courts on Power Street.

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MILAN - A digital runway show by five Italian fashion designers of African origin opens Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, one tangible result of a campaign launched last summer by the only Black Italian designer belonging to the Milan fashion chamber.

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Boeing has recommended that airlines ground all 777s with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this past weekend, and most carriers that fly those planes said they would temporarily pull them from service.

It’s bingo at the hop and it’s an online music-filled fundraiser for the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre Society this Saturday, Feb. 27.

Canada's airline fleets are not affected by Boeing's recommendation to ground its 777 aircraft after a dramatic incident during a U.S. flight over the weekend, as the type of engine involved is not in use by Canadian carriers.

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The Grade 8 class at Holy Cross School in Penticton is participating in “I Read Canadian Day,” an initiative to encourage reading and support Canadian authors. Ethan Collins dives into “Harry the Musical Ride Horse,” by local author Katherine Hansen.