Events We Love

The Okanagan Tattoo Show and Brew Festival Returns to the Kelowna Curling Club featuring artist Dust “Horitsuki” Wu from Hong Kong. 11 breweries, 9 bands, 170 tattoo artists

The Okanagan Tattoo Show and Brew Festival Returns this Weekend to the Kelowna Curling Club

The annual Okanagan Tattoo Show at the Kelowna Curling Club is back on the July 20th weekend and features 11 breweries, 9 bands, and 170 tattoo artists from across Canada with artist Dust “Horitsuki” Wu and Jime Litwalk from Ink Master season’s 3 and 7 coming out for the festivities. The music lineup is nuts too. All that and a brewfest!…


The Little Modern Market Comes to the Laurel Packinghouse End of July.
The Little Modern Market Comes to the Laurel Packinghouse End of July.
Arts and Culture

The Little Modern Market Comes to the Laurel Packinghouse End of July

A popular Calgary modern and local pop up market, bringing small and locally owned…

Johnny Rotten and Sid Vicious of The Sex Pistols on a plane, flying from London to Brussels. November 1977. © Bob Gruen.
Johnny Rotten and Sid Vicious of The Sex Pistols on a plane, flying from London to Brussels. November 1977. © Bob Gruen.
Arts and Culture

The Art of Rock and Roll, Legendary Photographer Bob Gruen Visits the Delta Grand

Bob Gruen is one of the most well-known and respected photographers in rock and…

Ten Foot Pole with The Corps and Shockload Live at Doc Willoughby's.
Ten Foot Pole with The Corps and Shockload Live at Doc Willoughby's.
Music

Ten Foot Pole with The Corps and Shockload Live at Doc Willoughby’s

Ten Foot Pole pushes past 90’s melodic punk genre limitations with Escalating Quickly, their…

The Fresh Coast Festival Returns to Kelowna's Stuart Park.
The Fresh Coast Festival Returns to Kelowna's Stuart Park.
Arts and Culture

The Fresh Coast Festival Returns to Kelowna’s Stuart Park in July

For the fourth year, Kelowna will be hosting a hip-hop culture festival at Stuart…

 

Editorials

OK Life

A groundswell of outrage and moral panic has exploded in Rutland upon City Council’s approval of a development permit that will allow BC Housing to build supportive housing for 49 individuals at 130 McCurdy Road. Homes first

To Fight or Unite?

A groundswell of outrage and moral panic has exploded in Rutland upon City Council’s…

Frankie We Salute You! opens it's plant oriented resto in a less than green strip mall on the 97. plant powered plates

Frankie We Salute You Brings Plant Savvy Cuisine to Kelowna

Spring has sprung and plants popped up all over, and not just in gardens…

Master planned neighbourhoods are all about affordability says the local development community. LEFT: This house in Upper Mission is priced at $2,500,000. The average price of master planned homes seems to be around $900,000 – way beyond what a regular BC family can afford. This house is from the “Terroir series” clearly referencing it’s strong sense of place lol. Maybe one day the hills will look like the image on the RIGHT: Late capitalism in full bloom (cover of Frederic Jameson’s book Postmodernism). 2.5 is a joke

OPINION: Dear Council, Stick With the Vision the Public Chose, and Suits Your Growth Goals – Scenario 3

We took part in Imagine Kelowna, walked through an engaging choose-your-own-adventure version of all…

Martin's Lane hospitality section is comprised of two floors accessible by a freestanding spiral staircase. More on that below. Photo: Hello Kelowna Alchemy in action

Martin’s Lane Winery – A Sensory Experience You Won’t Soon Forget

Martin’s Lane Winery in Kelowna is certainly an ambitious endeavour. You may have heard…

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