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Sultans of String perform at Creekside Theatre

One of Canada’s Hottest Roots Music Acts Shake Things Up With Revved Up Riffs On February 4, JUNO nominees and two time CFMA winners, Sultans of String, release their high octane roots-worldbeat-symphonic mash-up Symphony! at music hotspot, the Creekside Theatre. Known for dizzying music jams, poly-rhythms and revved up riffs, the Sultans of String offer fiery violin dances with kinetic guitar while a funky bass lays down unstoppable grooves. Throughout, acoustic strings meet electronic wizardry to create layers and depth of sound. Kicking things off as a dynamic duo playing tiny cafes in 2007, this fiercely talented and hardworking...

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New on the block

Update the touring map. Six more cellars are opening their doors with bold new vintages to tempt your inner taster. While cellar door launches have slowed since 2012, at least six Okanagan Valley wineries have opened or will open tasting rooms in 2013, in addition to one that is finishing major renovations. Most of the action is on the Golden Mile Bench. Perseus Winery At Perseus Winery, the first stop approaching Naramata Bench on lower Bench Road, the changes include redoing most of the interior and completely altering its exterior appearance. To install a new restaurant, the kitchen has...

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Community Roundup

  Okanagan communities fall into three loosely defined geographic regions. The Central Okanagan has emerged as the commercial and transportation hub. Kelowna has a sophisticated urban appeal while Peachland, Lake Country and West Kelowna retain more of a small-town feel. Extending into the rolling farmlands beyond Vernon at the head of Okanagan Lake, the North Okanagan is different from its southern neighbours. Life reflects the region’s cattle ranching and agricultural foundations. The South Okanagan is unique in Canada with rare eosystems and a relaxed lifestyle. Communities include Summerland, Naramata, Penticton, Oliver and Osoyoos. Beyond the Valley to the north,...

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Alaina Podmorow

Lately it’s been a whirlwind of interviews and photo sessions for 15-year old Alaina Podmorow and it’s looking like it won’t stop for awhile. The Lake Country student was recently named Canada’s Top Teen Philanthropist for her efforts to aid women and girls in Afghanistan.

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