Kristin Froneman

Lori Hancock (right

Vernon Glee Club weaves a Tapestry to Carole King

Vernon Community Music School’s Glee Club is back to deliver this King-size tribute to one of the greatest songwriter of our times.

Lori Hancock (right
Natasha Greenblatt as Izzy

Theatre Review: The Orphan’s Dream is a trip through time

Caravan Farm Theatre’s new winter production, The Orphan’s Dream, by George F. Walker, is A Christmas Carol meets Dr. Who.

Natasha Greenblatt as Izzy
Andrew Allen is home for the holidays for his fourth annual All Hearts Come Home Christmas concert at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Saturday

Andrew Allen and friends are home for Christmas

Vernon-raised recording artist Andrew Allen brings his All Hearts Come Home show to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Dec. 17 at 7 p.m.

Andrew Allen is home for the holidays for his fourth annual All Hearts Come Home Christmas concert at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Saturday
B3 Kings organist Chris Gestrin (left)

These four kings will jazz up your Christmas

The B3 Kings interpret some holiday faves when they arrive at Vernon's Powerhouse Theatre with their popular Christmas concert Dec. 19.

B3 Kings organist Chris Gestrin (left)
Kristin Froneman is a columnist and arts editor with The Morning Star.

AT RANDOM: Confession of a stage critic

It’s not that big of a secret, but as a critic, I tend to shy away from reviewing “kid” shows

Kristin Froneman is a columnist and arts editor with The Morning Star.
Caravan Farm Theatre interim artist artistic director Estelle Shook (back) and director Jennifer Brewin look over character drawings created by set and costume designer Catherine Hahn for Caravan’s winter sleigh ride production

Time is of the essence for Caravan’s dream team

Hail a horse-drawn sleigh for George F. Walker’s The Orphan’s Dream, a Dickens meets Dr. Who-like adventure at Caravan Farm Theatre.

Caravan Farm Theatre interim artist artistic director Estelle Shook (back) and director Jennifer Brewin look over character drawings created by set and costume designer Catherine Hahn for Caravan’s winter sleigh ride production
Rob Dinwoodie (second from left) joins some of the cast from O’Keefe Ranch’s Cowboy Dinner Show

Keep your hat on for an Okanagan Cowboy Christmas

Ron Dinwoodie from O’Keefe Ranch’s Cowboy Dinner Show hosts A Cowboy Christmas at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre with special guests.

Rob Dinwoodie (second from left) joins some of the cast from O’Keefe Ranch’s Cowboy Dinner Show
W.L. Seaton Secondary students Jace Toews and Shaughnessy O'Brien star as Fagin and the Artful Dodger in the 27th Street Theatre Company's  musical production of Oliver

Consider yourself lucky if you get tickets for Seaton’s Oliver!

W.L. Seaton theatre students are currently in rehearsal for the beloved musical Oliver! The show opens at 27th Street Theatre Jan. 5 to 14.

W.L. Seaton Secondary students Jace Toews and Shaughnessy O'Brien star as Fagin and the Artful Dodger in the 27th Street Theatre Company's  musical production of Oliver
Kurt Browning joins a lineup of Olympic

Kurt Browning spins for Holiday Festival on Ice in Vernon

The four-time world champion will look as sharp as his skates when he laces up along with fellow figure skating champs at Kal Tire Place.

Kurt Browning joins a lineup of Olympic
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Nov. 27.

Mermaid Theatre enacts classic children’s tales for families in Vernon

On Sunday, Nov. 27 at 3 p.m., Vernon and area preschoolers will be awakened to Mermaid Theatre’s Good Night Moon and The Runaway Bunny.

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Nov. 27.
Ben McLean takes on the role of curmudgeonly miser Ebenezer Scrooge

Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics/Cirque team does its own spin on Scrooge

Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics (ORG) Club and Cirque Theatre Company presents its latest production, Scrooge’s Christmas Carol.

Ben McLean takes on the role of curmudgeonly miser Ebenezer Scrooge
Rod Charlesworth's A January Cold Spell is one of the Kelowna artist's whimsical winter scenes that will be on display during Gallery Odin's 15th annual winter exhibition

Ski on in to meet new artists at art gallery on Silver Star

Gallery Odin opens for its 15th anniversary winter exhibition with two new artists, Rod Charlesworth and Peter Stuhlmann,

Rod Charlesworth's A January Cold Spell is one of the Kelowna artist's whimsical winter scenes that will be on display during Gallery Odin's 15th annual winter exhibition
Jesse Cook impresses a packed house at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Nov. 15.

Concert Review: Vernon becomes One World at Jesse Cook concert

Canadian guitarist Jesse Cook was cooking with some serious musical gas when he and his band played the Performing Arts Centre Tuesday.

Jesse Cook impresses a packed house at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Nov. 15.
Grace Bradley (Emily MacArthur) reacts with chagrin as the Herdmans

Powerhouse stages the Worst, make that the Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Vernon's Powerhouse Theatre opens its season with the hilarious, heartwarming holiday show, written by Barbara Robinson.

Grace Bradley (Emily MacArthur) reacts with chagrin as the Herdmans
Angelika Jaeger stands with some of the hearts she has installed for her new exhibition

Vernon artist’s hearts beat as one at Kelowna airport

Wanderlust by Angelika Jaeger can now be seen in the Kelowna Art Gallery's satellite space at the Kelowna International Airport.

Angelika Jaeger stands with some of the hearts she has installed for her new exhibition
Country music artist Gord Bamford plays the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Thursday

Enjoy a Breakfast Beer with Gord Bamford

Hockey dad, country star Gord Bamford shares his Canadian-Australian blue collar appeal with Vernon fans Nov. 17

Country music artist Gord Bamford plays the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Thursday
Guitar virtuoso Jesse Cook is returning to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Nov. 15 to perform songs from his last album One World

Guitarist plays for all nations on One World

Jesse Cook is back in Vernon to thrill his fans with his mash-up of cultures and sounds.

Guitar virtuoso Jesse Cook is returning to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Nov. 15 to perform songs from his last album One World
Kristin Froneman is the arts and entertainment editor at The Morning Star.

The world is watching

AT RANDOM: With Tuesday’s U.S. election about to seal all of our fates, we should all be concerned about the current state of the world

Kristin Froneman is the arts and entertainment editor at The Morning Star.
A benefit is being held for the Legendary Lake Monsters bassist Rod MacDonald

Legendary Lake Monsters band together for bassist

Vernon band The Legendary Lake Monsters hold fundraiser for their bassist Rod MacDonald after he received two life-saving brain surgeries

A benefit is being held for the Legendary Lake Monsters bassist Rod MacDonald
Neon Dreams’ Corey LeRue

Haligonians Neon Dreams are living the dream as they tour new EP, To You

Marching Bands band Neon Dreams is ready for its return visit to the Okanagan with shows in Kelowna and Vernon.

Neon Dreams’ Corey LeRue