Surprise, it’s summer

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Well, it’s officially summer holidays, despite an anticlimactic end to the school year. Rather than a bubbling build up to the last day of school, weeks of rotating strikes and bargaining between the ministry and union left students and teachers locked out two weeks before the end of the school year. Sure, some kids were stoked to get an … [Read more...]

Country Fest offers a sizzling summer lineup

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Country music fans unite — the first annual Country Music Fest is coming to Sun Peaks on July 19 and 20. Three stages will be lit up with the sweet and soulful sounds of some of the best in Canadian country music. Canadian Idol finalists Jaydee Bixby and Karen-Lee Batten, award winning Whiskey Jane, and rising stars Me and Mae, Terence Jack, … [Read more...]

Playing to a crowd — every Friday

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Taking music to a new stage, the Johnson Brothers are eager to plug in at Sun Peaks’ Music in the Plaza, Friday, July 18. The weekly free music event takes place at the Upper Village stage on Friday nights throughout the summer, offering full band shows for free from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Some of the bands up on the roster are old favourites, while … [Read more...]