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Whatsuprevy.ca aims to be a place for people to go an find all of the food and drink specials in Revelstoke in once convenient location. It was created by Brendan Watt. (Contributed)

New website aims to put all Revelstoke dining specials in one place

Brendan Watt created the site while trying to keep busy during the pandemic

Whatsuprevy.ca aims to be a place for people to go an find all of the food and drink specials in Revelstoke in once convenient location. It was created by Brendan Watt. (Contributed)
Maggie Davis, who performs as May Davis, is releasing her first full length album on July 17. The title track, One Way Ticket, came out June 24 and the music video is coming on July 9. (Contributed by Zoya Lynch)
Maggie Davis, who performs as May Davis, is releasing her first full length album on July 17. The title track, One Way Ticket, came out June 24 and the music video is coming on July 9. (Contributed by Zoya Lynch)
Tension & Balance by Mckinley Buchanon won the prize for 3-D visual art. (Arts Revelstoke)

Arts Revelstoke announces Revelstoke Reflections winners

The organisation granted $2,500 in prize money to local artists

Tension & Balance by Mckinley Buchanon won the prize for 3-D visual art. (Arts Revelstoke)
Siobhán Williams, known as SIØBHAN, released her first single Everything in the beginning of June with a music video filmed in Revelstoke. (Contributed)

Musician explores existentialism in Revelstoke-based music video

SIØBHAN is an actress and musician who lives part-time in the area

Siobhán Williams, known as SIØBHAN, released her first single Everything in the beginning of June with a music video filmed in Revelstoke. (Contributed)
The first Guerrilla Gig, forestry museum riverside forest walk, July 8, 2020 .Jared Wayne featuring Nik Winnitowy. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Guerrilla Gigs expands line up for second summer

Arts Revelstoke is hosting 16 shows at secret locations in the area starting July 3

The first Guerrilla Gig, forestry museum riverside forest walk, July 8, 2020 .Jared Wayne featuring Nik Winnitowy. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Jack Sutter’s show Shapes in Metal is currently on display in one of the side 
galleries at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. (Contributed)

Art for everyone: Variety of artists currently at Revelstoke gallery show

See water colours, photographs and metal sculptures until June 25

Jack Sutter’s show Shapes in Metal is currently on display in one of the side 
galleries at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre. (Contributed)
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)
Aza Nabuko, known around Revelstoke as Aza Deschamps, has her debut album Indigo coming out on June 4. She will also be performing live as part of the Blue Light Sessions virtual concerts that day. (Contributed)
Aza Nabuko, known around Revelstoke as Aza Deschamps, has her debut album Indigo coming out on June 4. She will also be performing live as part of the Blue Light Sessions virtual concerts that day. (Contributed)
Barbara Maye said she approaches the soapstone with no intention and that the carving process is co-creating . (Jocelyn Doll -Revelstoke Review)
Barbara Maye said she approaches the soapstone with no intention and that the carving process is co-creating . (Jocelyn Doll -Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke RCMP responded to reports of explosions at the gun range on May 18. (File photo)

‘Thought my windows would break’: Revelstoke RCMP respond to explosions at gun range

Some users at the range were using a type of exploding target called Tannerite

Revelstoke RCMP responded to reports of explosions at the gun range on May 18. (File photo)
Vernon local Ryan Lazar – who specializes in 2D background design and 3D animation – is ready to start his career after a tough yet rewarding two years of studies. (Contributed)

Okanagan College students get animated at graduation

‘The pandemic has resulted in more video consumption and the animation industry is so hot right now because of it’

Vernon local Ryan Lazar – who specializes in 2D background design and 3D animation – is ready to start his career after a tough yet rewarding two years of studies. (Contributed)
The first Guerrilla Gig last year was at the forestry museum’s riverside forest walk on July 8. Jared Wayne featuring Nik Winnitowy, wowed the crowd. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Guerrilla Gigs returning to Revelstoke this summer

Summer Street Fest is once again cancelled due to pandemic restrictions

The first Guerrilla Gig last year was at the forestry museum’s riverside forest walk on July 8. Jared Wayne featuring Nik Winnitowy, wowed the crowd. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Claire Sieber’s piece, Sifting, was one of the winner’s in last year’s contest. (Contributed)

Revelstoke Reflections art contest launched again

This is the second year for the art prize presented by Arts Revelstoke

Claire Sieber’s piece, Sifting, was one of the winner’s in last year’s contest. (Contributed)
New COVID-19 cases in Revelstoke dropped by one, compared to last week. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
New COVID-19 cases in Revelstoke dropped by one, compared to last week. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents New Beginnings May 1, the final performance of the season. (Judy Burns photo)

Okanagan Symphony stages season finale

New Beginnings closes unusual 2021 season with music to evoke spring’s promise of hope

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents New Beginnings May 1, the final performance of the season. (Judy Burns photo)
The Revelstoke Visual Art Centre’s annual Anything Goes fundraiser is now live online and showing at the centre. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke art gallery’s annual fundraiser auction now live online

Anything Goes at the Visual Art Centre’s current exhibition

The Revelstoke Visual Art Centre’s annual Anything Goes fundraiser is now live online and showing at the centre. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
Armstrong MetalFest co-founder Jesse Valstar performs with Odinfist during the annual event at the Hassen Arena and IPE Grounds in 2019. (Jennifer Blake - File)

Province backs Armstrong MetalFest

Metal festival organizers announce support from BC Arts Council will keep them ‘on their feet’

Armstrong MetalFest co-founder Jesse Valstar performs with Odinfist during the annual event at the Hassen Arena and IPE Grounds in 2019. (Jennifer Blake - File)
This is the second year (2021) the heavy metal music festival had to be cancelled. (Morning Star file photo)

Plug pulled on Armstrong MetalFest once more

COVID-19 silences heavy metal music festival that draws hundreds to region for a second year

This is the second year (2021) the heavy metal music festival had to be cancelled. (Morning Star file photo)
Chelsea Ishizuka was borned and raised in Penticton but has now moved to Japan. When she found out there was a popular restaurant there named after Penticton, she had to go check it out. Here she is with the owner (right). (Facebook)

Popular restaurant in Japan named after city of Penticton

A Pentictonite now living in Tokyo discovered the eatery and the history behind its name

Chelsea Ishizuka was borned and raised in Penticton but has now moved to Japan. When she found out there was a popular restaurant there named after Penticton, she had to go check it out. Here she is with the owner (right). (Facebook)
Shane Koyczan spent February going to the art spaces that sit empty, breathing some life into them through his spoken word poetry which has been shared on the Chan Centre's Dot Com series which premiers March 12. (Facebook)

Famed Okanagan poet Shane Koyczan reflects on the pandemic in new show

The show premiers March 12 and features Penticton art centres hit hard by COVID-19

Shane Koyczan spent February going to the art spaces that sit empty, breathing some life into them through his spoken word poetry which has been shared on the Chan Centre's Dot Com series which premiers March 12. (Facebook)