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Freestyle skier to speak at UBC Okanagan athletics breakfast

Mike Shaw will talk about his devastating injury and his incredible comeback As inspirational speakers go, it doesn't get much better than this. For the 13th annual Valley First/UBC Okanagan Athletics Scholarship Breakfast, homegrown hero Mike Shaw will be the special guest speaker. Shaw, who grew up in Vernon and is a UBC Okanagan alumnus, has come back from a devastating ski injury that left him paralyzed and has learned how to walk again. He began skiing at an early age; at 16 he joined the Silver Star Freestyle Club and shortly began competing at the national level. Back-to-back...

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Chefs arrive in Kelowna for national competition finale

The 2018 Canadian Culinary Championships (CCC) is taking place this weekend in Kelowna, February 2 and 3. Representing BC is Chef Alex Chen of Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar in Vancouver. Chen took top spot in the Victoria championships. He chose to create his gold medal dish inside an empty tin of Northern Divine caviar. Inside the tin, wild B.C. shellfish were set in a rich custardy chowder, including Dungeness crab, horse clam, side stripe shrimp, geoduck clam and sea urchin. Three were topped with a little Northern Divine sturgeon caviar. In Kelowna, the eleven national chefs will compete for gold...

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Team BC reaches championship round at 2018 Scotties

Championship round begins in Penticton Team BC has made it to the Championship Pool at the 2018 Scotties held at the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC) this week in Penticton. The home province is represented by Nanaimo’s Kesa Van Osch (above), who has sisters Marika at vice-skip and Kalia at second, along with lead Amy Gibson, alternate Rachelle Kallechy and coach Bill Tschirhart. The 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts is the first 16-team edition of the Canadian Women’s Curling Championship, and the first that features a Wild Card entry. Following  seven round-robin games within their pool, Team BC is among...

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Gryphon Trio returns to Mary Irwin Theatre 

  Chamber Music Kelowna is proud to present the Gryphon Trio for one performance only, Friday, February 2 at 7:30 pm at the Rotary Centre for the Arts. Celebrating their 25th anniversary season, two-time Juno award winning Gryphon Trio kicked off their western tour earlier this week with over 12 performances scheduled in British Columbia, Alberta, and Washington state. The trio, violinist Annalee Patipatanakoon, cellist Roman Borys and pianist Jamie Parker continue to impress international audiences and press with performances that "bring out the kind of delicacy and sensuous beauty that's often overlooked." (BBC Music Magazine). The concert program...

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8,000 to dine around Thompson Okanagan

The British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association is excited to bring back the popular Dine Around 2018, presented by the Wines of British Columbia, January 17 to February 4. More than 50 restaurants throughout the Thompson Okanagan are featuring a three-course menu for $15, $25, $35 or $45 with suggested BC VQA wine pairings, BC craft beer pairings or spirits and cocktail pairings. Guests can visit the participating restaurants and ask for their Dine Around menu, reservations are encouraged as more than 8,000 people are expected to take in the festival. A list of participating restaurants and their menus...

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