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The Book as Art and Commerce: Feb 17

Independent publishers Laurie Carter, Stephen Joyce and Richard Fogarty discuss their publishing process and adventures. Thurs. Feb. 17, 5 pm at the Bohemian Cafe, 524 Bernard Ave., Kelowna. $2 at the door. Refreshments available. To reserve in advance visit http://www.okanaganinstitute.com

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Cooking up Something New in British Columbia

The Okanagan, too, is seeing something of a culinary revolution. For decades, the valley was a family holiday destination known more for its “peaches and beaches” than its gourmet fare. Then some of Western Canada’s greatest chefs discovered the valley’s remarkable produce and laidback lifestyle. They decided it was high time British Columbia had a real wine-country cuisine.

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Hockey & Health: Big Mike’s Story

My last memory of “Big Mike” (six foot three, 265 lbs) was of him being wheeled out of the hockey rink in Las Vegas on a gurney flashing the “thumbs up” sign to both teams as the paramedics took him to the local emergency. Mike, age 40, died later that day. I still get emotional thinking about it and I’m not exactly sure why.

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North Okanagan Eco-Encounter

“Hey, you want to see something neat?”

I turned from the entrance to the Allan Brooks Nature Centre to where a teenaged girl was beckoning from the shrubbery. She waved for me to join the knot of hunched figures bending low and peering intently at an ordinary looking bush.

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In Person: Veronika Dimova

The games are coming to town. About 500 athletes aged 12 to 15 (plus their coaches), representing 37 cities from 13 countries, will be descending on Kelowna from Jan. 26 to 31, 2011, to compete in the International Children’s Winter Games.

Veronika Dimova, originally from Bulgaria,

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Space as Sanctuary

Telling someone their house is not a home is an insult. By definition, a home is where one lives and a house is a building for human habitation. When designing a home, there are infinite possibilities. This is where a designer can help.

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