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Mission Group purchases historic 1.5 acres in Kelowna’s downtown

Mission Group is continuing to demonstrate its commitment to Kelowna’s downtown area with its recent purchase of 1.5 acres along downtown’s Bernard Avenue. The property located at 560-594 Bernard Avenue, across from the Towne Centre Mall was the former location of the Bargain Shop building, which closed its doors in 2010. The property spans an entire block of Kelowna’s historic Bernard Avenue between St. Paul Street and Bertram Street and also includes an existing parking lot along St. Paul Street. Mission Group, an Okanagan-vased developer, secured this property to build on their existing momentum and demonstrated commitment to Kelowna’s...

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Downtown Y open doors to community

The Kelowna Downtown YMCA is hosting a Grand Opening event on September 13. The facility will be open to the public all day, with cake, food and refreshments, giveaways and a chance to win a one-year membership.  “We are excited to celebrate with our community,” states Kelley Taylor, Centre Manager of the Downtown YMCA. “Now that summer is over, we want everyone to have the opportunity to come in, try out a class, have some cake, see the facility and learn about our specialty health programs.” Offering a supportive community, free health coaching for members, modern fitness equipment and...

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Foreigner on 40th Anniversary Tour

“I Want To Know What Love Is.” “Cold As Ice.” “Hot Blooded.” “Juke Box Hero.” Foreigner, the band behind these and other classic and iconic songs, is turning 40 this year and celebrating with a Canadian tour, 40th Anniversary Album, and new musical; Juke Box Hero. Foreigner will make a stop in Penticton with guests Honeymoon Suite at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Saturday, October 21. “I never could have imagined when I set out to create Foreigner forty years ago, that we’d still be touring around the world and performing the music we love all these years...

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Ballet Kelowna celebrates 15th season with remembrance and desire

Simone Orlando, Ballet Kelowna’s Artistic Director & CEO, today announced the 2017/18 season, which celebrates the company’s 15th anniversary. “In celebration of the company’s 15th anniversary season, we are presenting three Ballet Kelowna productions at the Kelowna Community Theatre,” said Orlando. “With four new signature works and the company premiere of the full-length ballet A Streetcar Named Desire entering our repertoire, this promises to be our most exciting and ambitious season yet.” In addition to the the full-length ballet A Streetcar Named Desireby John Alleyne, highlights of the season include world premieres by renowned Canadian choreographers Gioconda Barbuto, Alysa Pires, Simone...

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Museum display shows personal side of homelessness

Why are so many people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna? What do people on the street want us to see and understand? Kelowna Museums partnered with Metro Community to create SEE:kelowna, an installation through which people can express their personal experience of homelessness. Metro offered street community friends disposable cameras, creative input, and a place to record their stories. The result is an artistic interpretation where the viewer gains personal insights into the realities of people experiencing homelessness through a museum display and website. SEE:kelowna stories and photographs may not be what comes to mind when we think of the...

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