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Five Alarm Funk is playing Traverse Wednesday night. The event is a fundraiser for the Revelstoke Paddlesport Association. (Instagram)

Five Alarm Funk to shake up Revelstoke Wednesday night

The bands goal is to make you sweat

  • Mar 26, 2019
Five Alarm Funk is playing Traverse Wednesday night. The event is a fundraiser for the Revelstoke Paddlesport Association. (Instagram)
Lazy Syrup Orchestra played Traverse Saturday. (Andy Siegel photo)

Last weekend in Revelstoke: Best live music all ski season

Andy Siegel Special to the Review Last weekend was one of the…

  • Mar 26, 2019
Lazy Syrup Orchestra played Traverse Saturday. (Andy Siegel photo)
Island author brings inspiration to Okanagan

Island author brings inspiration to Okanagan

Caetani Cultural Centre hosts writer in residence

Island author brings inspiration to Okanagan
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The crew from Strangefellows had a non-stop lineup at their station last year at the Okanagan Fest of Ale. (Western News file photo)

Okanagan Fest of Ale promises to be bigger and better

A record breaking 75 breweries are now confirmed to participate at the annual event in Penticton

The crew from Strangefellows had a non-stop lineup at their station last year at the Okanagan Fest of Ale. (Western News file photo)
Aviemore School of Highland Dance recently competed and impressed in Calgary, as well as the Western Canada Open Championship and Premiership in Kamloops. Pictured (back row) Chauntal Rosborough, Meghan Ackerman, Megan Glasser, Karissa Goodrum and (front row) Rebecca Acob, Claire Radies and Elise Berrevoets. (Submitted Photo)

Okanagan dancers impress at Calgary competition, head to nationals

Vernon’s Aviemore Highland Dancers kick up heels in Calgary and Kamloops

Aviemore School of Highland Dance recently competed and impressed in Calgary, as well as the Western Canada Open Championship and Premiership in Kamloops. Pictured (back row) Chauntal Rosborough, Meghan Ackerman, Megan Glasser, Karissa Goodrum and (front row) Rebecca Acob, Claire Radies and Elise Berrevoets. (Submitted Photo)
Corin Flood turns birch bowls in his backyard shop in Revelstoke. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke bowl turner expanding to bigger markets

Corin Flood turns hundreds of bowls a year in his back yard shop

Corin Flood turns birch bowls in his backyard shop in Revelstoke. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Dance showcases Okanagan talent

Dance showcases Okanagan talent

Bare Bones Dance Showcase highlights professional artists

Dance showcases Okanagan talent
Ben Waters is recognized as one of the top piano players in the world and will perform at the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 9. (Submitted photo)

Renowned piano player to headline Peach Festival

Ben Waters, performing at Penticton Peach Festival, has hit the stage with The Rolling Stones

  • Mar 22, 2019
Ben Waters is recognized as one of the top piano players in the world and will perform at the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 9. (Submitted photo)
The crocodile pizza is the Bad Tattoo’s newest specialty item, and yes, it’s real crocodile. The crocodile tail meat is specially-ordered from a farm in Australia and is comparable to chicken, according to Bad Tattoo head chef and dough boy Donnie Carlson. Jordyn Thomson - Western News

Foodie Friday: crocodile pizza at Bad Tattoo

Take a trip down under and try the Penticton brewery’s newest creation

The crocodile pizza is the Bad Tattoo’s newest specialty item, and yes, it’s real crocodile. The crocodile tail meat is specially-ordered from a farm in Australia and is comparable to chicken, according to Bad Tattoo head chef and dough boy Donnie Carlson. Jordyn Thomson - Western News
Okanagan librarian delves into trio of titles

Okanagan librarian delves into trio of titles

Book Talk: Dark Matter, Lincoln’s Dreams and The Jealous Kind

Okanagan librarian delves into trio of titles
DJs Pineo & Loeb will be playing the Last Drop on Thursday night. (Photo via Facebook)

Nova Scotia DJs playing Revelstoke Thursday night

Pineo & Loeb with Inc. Line is playing the Last Drop

  • Mar 20, 2019
DJs Pineo & Loeb will be playing the Last Drop on Thursday night. (Photo via Facebook)
Okanagan dancers kick up heels for spring

Okanagan dancers kick up heels for spring

PHOTOS: Spring Fling sees more than 60 converge in Vernon from as far as Okanagan Falls and Salmon Arm

Okanagan dancers kick up heels for spring
Robin and the Timeless Forest, presented by Runaway Moon Theatre, is coming to the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre on March 23. (Submitted photo)

Marionette show coming to Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre

Robin and the Timeless Forest is playing March 23

  • Mar 19, 2019
Robin and the Timeless Forest, presented by Runaway Moon Theatre, is coming to the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre on March 23. (Submitted photo)
Breaking Benjamin is one of four bands on the Power 104’s Powerball, which was scheduled to come to Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre on April 14 but now has been cancelled. Photo courtesy of www.breakingbenjamin.com

Rock show in the South Okanagan cancelled

Western Canadian leg of rock show cancelled, including in Penticton at South Okanagan Events Centre

Breaking Benjamin is one of four bands on the Power 104’s Powerball, which was scheduled to come to Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre on April 14 but now has been cancelled. Photo courtesy of www.breakingbenjamin.com
Virtual Railfan has a live camera on the Revelstoke Railway Museum for train fans to sneak a peak at the action in Revelstoke. (Youtube)

Live camera on Revelstoke Railway Museum draws worldwide viewers

Revelstoke is Virtual Railfan’s first Canadian location

Virtual Railfan has a live camera on the Revelstoke Railway Museum for train fans to sneak a peak at the action in Revelstoke. (Youtube)
Menopause the Musical is coming to Revelstoke April 8. (Submitted)

Menopause the musical coming to Revelstoke

The off-broadway sensation features an original all-star Canadian cast

  • Mar 12, 2019
Menopause the Musical is coming to Revelstoke April 8. (Submitted)
Hip hop artist Gucci Mane will perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton on May 28. (Submitted)

Gucci Mane to perform in the Okanagan

Atlanta hip hop artist Gucci Mane coming to Penticton to perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre

Hip hop artist Gucci Mane will perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton on May 28. (Submitted)
Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts are teaming up again for a special headlining performance at the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 9. (Black Press file photo)

Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts to perform at Penticton Peach Festival

The group is re-uniting for a special headliner performance at the Penticton Peach Festival

Barney Bentall and the Legendary Hearts are teaming up again for a special headlining performance at the Penticton Peach Festival on Aug. 9. (Black Press file photo)
Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)

B.C. song serenades Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Katy Perry on American Idol

Vancouver Island singer-songwriter Jesse Roper calls the experience ‘pretty surreal’

Nashville’s Jake Durkin performed Jesse Roper’s song “Anytime of Night” on the March 6 airing of American Idol. (Keri Coles/News staff)
Dave King, known on stage as Long Walk Short Dock, played at Traverse last Friday night. (Andy Siegel photo)

Long Walk Short Dock returned to Revelstoke last Friday

‘An incredible musical experience’

  • Mar 5, 2019
Dave King, known on stage as Long Walk Short Dock, played at Traverse last Friday night. (Andy Siegel photo)