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Tyson Hepburn, founder of new production company Tyson Media, has issued a national call-out for submissions for unscripted original Canadian content. (Tyson Hepburn photo/Twitter)

B.C. reality TV Producer on the hunt for the next big show – and it could be your idea

Tyson Hepburn, founder of Tyson Media, has issued a national call-out for submissions

  • Dec 26, 2020
Tyson Hepburn, founder of new production company Tyson Media, has issued a national call-out for submissions for unscripted original Canadian content. (Tyson Hepburn photo/Twitter)
Jayce Barreiro (from left), Brock Morgan, Chad Rook, Kevin Durand, Emmanuel Addo and Ryan Robbins in Dangerous, which is in production in the Okanagan. (Minds Eye Entertainment)

Okanagan stars in film featuring Mel Gibson, Scott Eastwood

Production underway in Kelowna, Quilchena, Kamloops and Lavington for Dangerous

Jayce Barreiro (from left), Brock Morgan, Chad Rook, Kevin Durand, Emmanuel Addo and Ryan Robbins in Dangerous, which is in production in the Okanagan. (Minds Eye Entertainment)
A live nativity, filmed by members of Summerland Baptist Church, will be aired on Shaw Cable on Dec. 24 and 25. It can also be viewed on the church’s website beginning Dec. 18. (Contributed)

Summerland Baptist Church to show live nativity scene

Presentation will air on Shaw Cable and church’s website

A live nativity, filmed by members of Summerland Baptist Church, will be aired on Shaw Cable on Dec. 24 and 25. It can also be viewed on the church’s website beginning Dec. 18. (Contributed)
Join Rob Dinwoodie and bandmates for a Cowboy Christmas, Dec. 11 and 12 at Vernon and District Performing Arts Center. Seating is cabaret style on the stage for an intimate concert. (Contributed)

North Okanagan cowboys go virtual for Christmas

Cowboy Christmas streamed Dec. 11-25

Join Rob Dinwoodie and bandmates for a Cowboy Christmas, Dec. 11 and 12 at Vernon and District Performing Arts Center. Seating is cabaret style on the stage for an intimate concert. (Contributed)
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5 writers to be feted at first virtual $100K Giller Prize ceremony

One of five writers will receive the $100,000 fiction prize at a virtual ceremony Monday

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Morgan Rauscher, Biz-Tech Innovator, artist and educator, will be the first in the virtual UBCO Lecture Series Nov. 12 from 6-8 p.m. As demonstrated by a student in the photo, Rauscher is known for his Art-Bot. (Contributed)

Biz-Tech innovator featured in UBC Okanagan series

Vernon Public Art Gallery presents virtual lecture series

Morgan Rauscher, Biz-Tech Innovator, artist and educator, will be the first in the virtual UBCO Lecture Series Nov. 12 from 6-8 p.m. As demonstrated by a student in the photo, Rauscher is known for his Art-Bot. (Contributed)
Colin James put on a great show at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds as part of the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. But his Okanagan tour for 2020 has been postponed until 2021. (Photo by Terry Farrell)

COVID-19 cancels Corb Lund’s Okanagan concerts

The Contenders, Colin James and Corb Lund postponed until 2021

Colin James put on a great show at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds as part of the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. But his Okanagan tour for 2020 has been postponed until 2021. (Photo by Terry Farrell)
10 classic film suggestions to watch this Thanksgiving

10 classic film suggestions to watch this Thanksgiving

Cozy-up with a post-turkey-dinner movie marathon this year

10 classic film suggestions to watch this Thanksgiving
This July 17, 2017, file photo shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matt Rourke

Netflix Canada increases prices for its monthly standard, premium plans

The company says new members who sign up will see the updated prices effective immediately

This July 17, 2017, file photo shows a Netflix logo on an iPhone in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matt Rourke
Chantal Kreviazuk is breaking back into the concert scene, with two shows coming to Lake Country. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Chantal Kreviazuk Okanagan shows sell out in two minutes

Creekside Theatre hosts two shows of Canadian songstress

Chantal Kreviazuk is breaking back into the concert scene, with two shows coming to Lake Country. (Contributed)
Okanagan talent airs for Top of the Country

Okanagan talent airs for Top of the Country

Raquel Cole semi-finalist in SiriusXM contest with Canadian Country Music Association

Okanagan talent airs for Top of the Country
Vandals put Vernon public piano out of play

Vandals put Vernon public piano out of play

Downtown instrument destroyed, but public project is not over

Vandals put Vernon public piano out of play
FIE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Simon Cowell arrives at the “America’s Got Talent” Season 13 Week 3 red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Cowell broke his back Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)

Simon Cowell breaks his back falling from electric bike

Incident happened at his home in California

FIE - In this Aug. 28, 2018, file photo, Simon Cowell arrives at the “America’s Got Talent” Season 13 Week 3 red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Cowell broke his back Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
Okanagan Screen Arts bringing films back

Okanagan Screen Arts bringing films back

Towne Theatre expected to show Okanagan Screen Arts Society films in September

Okanagan Screen Arts bringing films back
Hollywood actor Josiah Black was known for his work as Edgar Munsen in the 2017 film Jigsaw, a part of the Saw franchise. He was found dead at the Spion Kop Summit in Lake Country Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (Contributed)

Man found dead on Okanagan trail identified as Hollywood actor

GoFundMe campaign launched for man found dead at summit of Spion Kop

Hollywood actor Josiah Black was known for his work as Edgar Munsen in the 2017 film Jigsaw, a part of the Saw franchise. He was found dead at the Spion Kop Summit in Lake Country Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (Contributed)
“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling drew outrage on Twitter, in a story on June 6, 2020. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
“Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling drew outrage on Twitter, in a story on June 6, 2020. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Okanagan singer’s country hit goes viral

Okanagan singer’s country hit goes viral

Clark W. a Canadian sensation for his latest patriotic hit

Okanagan singer’s country hit goes viral
Okanagan’s own Andrew Allen joins Songwriter’s Circle

Okanagan’s own Andrew Allen joins Songwriter’s Circle

Folk-Roots Society presents online show in lieu of live shows cancelled by COVID-19

Okanagan’s own Andrew Allen joins Songwriter’s Circle
Kids play with the bubbles overflowing from the fountain at Polson Park Monday, May 18. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

WATCH: North Okanagan fountain vandalized with dish soap

Long-standing prank bubbles over at Polson Park fountain

Kids play with the bubbles overflowing from the fountain at Polson Park Monday, May 18. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
CJ Bissett has been performing at outdoor sets around the Okanagan for his Self-Isolation Tour. (Submitted Photo)

Okanagan musician on self-isolating tour

CJ Bissett is making 10 videos, performed

CJ Bissett has been performing at outdoor sets around the Okanagan for his Self-Isolation Tour. (Submitted Photo)