Parker Crook

Parker posted 98 stories to Vernon Morning Star.
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Thunderous blues

Patrick Alexandre Trio kicks off Vernon Vernon Folk-Roots Society season

  • Sep 25th, 2017 11:42am

Making art accessible to the masses

The Vernon Public Art Gallery is gearing up for Art After Dark, a soiree-style art party Sept. 29

  • Sep 25th, 2017 11:01am

Grizzly territory protection sought

With changes in animal populations, environmental preservation has dominated conversation

  • Sep 21st, 2017 9:30am

Showing respect for Canada through community art

The North Okanagan Federation of Canadian Artists host an art show/sale at Mackie House Sept. 23-24

  • Sep 20th, 2017 5:30am

Grab a guitar, classes are in session

Music lessons back in full swing at Vernon Community Music School

  • Sep 17th, 2017 5:30am

A Shuswap River spectacle of lights

The water of the Shuswap River is calm as a cool late evening breeze rolls across the sky

  • Sep 15th, 2017 6:30am

Fast talker prepares for games

With his cowboy hat, denim on and boots laced, he may not look like the average track and field type

  • Sep 13th, 2017 5:30am

Aviator Shades back for more

A rainbow of lights dance across the stage as the thundering guitars and bass-lines fill the room

  • Sep 12th, 2017 5:00pm

Contemporary folk jams

In the afternoon, he picked his way through farmer’s markets, and in the evening, he’d hit the stage

  • Sep 11th, 2017 1:50pm

Performing arts experiences for the masses

The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society announces its 16th season

  • Sep 10th, 2017 6:30am

Local celebrities dance for a cause

Dancing With The Vernon Stars sells out in record time

  • Sep 10th, 2017 6:30am

Zirka welcomes return of alumna

She cut her teeth with them in 1983, working hard to climb up the ladder

  • Sep 6th, 2017 6:30am

Adding a Manhattan flair to the Okanagan

Every day, she took the subway to school, packed like a sardine on the busy underground transit line

  • Sep 3rd, 2017 7:30am

No shirt, no shoes, no problem

Take a handful of comedians, throw them on stage and add a sprinkle of lighthearted stripping

  • Sep 1st, 2017 6:30am

Families and crews gearing up for IPE

Crews work tirelessly to prepare for the 118th annual IPE, and the excitement is palpable

  • Aug 30th, 2017 5:46am

Alternative art show a riot

The view from atop the downtown parkade is not one to be missed

  • Aug 28th, 2017 11:32am

Metal grooves at Status Nightclub

Make heavy metal music, or a hard knocking musical punch, accessible to the masses

  • Aug 27th, 2017 6:30am

The story of a family caregiver

As the median age rises steadily in Canada, concerns regarding palliative care rise with it

  • Aug 25th, 2017 5:30am

Storage offered to Vernon homeless

  • Aug 23rd, 2017 9:19am

A sound of the ages

The 25th annual Salmon Arm Roots and Blues a sonic success

  • Aug 21st, 2017 3:41pm