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Ticket sales open today for Mission Hill summer concerts

The artists are larger than life, the venue is iconic and the concerts will be legendary. Mission Hill Family Estate is proud to announce the performers appearing this summer at the winery’s spectacular outdoor amphitheatre. The 2018 concerts include: Chris Isaak on Saturday, June 23; a special performance by Sheryl Crow on Friday, July 20 for members of Mission Hill’s Privilege Wine Club; multiple Grammy Award-winning American jazz instrumentalist Chris Botti on Wednesday, August 8; and The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo on Saturday, August 11. Tickets for the performances (except Sheryl Crow) will go on...

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Ballet Kelowna’s 15th anniversary season culminates with – A Streetcar Named Desire

Ballet Kelowna, under the leadership of Simone Orlando, wraps up its landmark 15th anniversary season with the power and passion, grace and grit of the full-length ballet, A Streetcar Named Desire on May 1 and 2, 2018 at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize winning classic tells the story of two sisters – one clinging to a bygone era, the other embracing the reality of post-WW2 life in America. Dancing as it does between present and past, between real-time New Orleans and old-world Mississippi, the work’s dreamlike transitions are particularly well-suited to balletic interpretation. Orlando says this presentation...

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Wards An authentic cider experience

Wards Cider Wards Cider is a living tradition that began exactly 100 years ago and today, five generations later, the family business still operates out of its vintage apple packinghouse location on Kelowna’s southeast bench. Over all those decades, they’ve learned a lot about apples and a lot about cider. They’ve come to appreciate how tree ripened, traditional cider apples are the best way to start. And they’ve learned how champagne yeast and a slow, cool ferment are the best way to finish. Wards grows its apples, crafts its ciders and bottles it all on site. Cider lovers are...

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Parke Pacific Projects: Eco focus at forefront for new construction firm

Parke Pacific Projects The Esso-Tim Hortons in Lumby is the work of a new firm in the Okanagan commercial retail construction industry, Parke Pacific Projects based in Kelowna. Specializing in retail petroleum outlets, the commercial construction company works alongside independent owners and companies to guide them through the challenging construction process. After working 20 years in the commercial petroleum industry, president Stewart Parke created the company with the belief that quality projects develop successful partnerships. In the North Okanagan, the Parke Pacific team is working in partnership with the Splatsin First Nation to add a two-bay car wash at...

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