Summer Concert Series schedule announced

Summer Concert

Tourism Sun Peaks (TSP) has confirmed several acts that will be performing for free in Sun Peaks through July and August as part of the popular Summer Concert Series. The impressive lineup includes headliners Platinum Blonde, Lou Gramm: The Voice of Foreigner, and Canadian blues-rock legend, Colin James, as well as several local acts and the return of Country Fest and the Retro Weekend. The series will … [Read more...]

Why I’m “heaps stoked” about Lou Gramm: The Voice of Foreigner

Lou Gramm

Sun Peaks Resort and Tourism Sun Peaks have just announced the opening act for their Summer Concert Series, and I’m pretty excited — or as us Aussies like to say, I’m “heaps stoked” — for a whole bundle of reasons. Saturday, July 4, is the first real Saturday of summer in Sun Peaks. Back in Australia, summer seems to last most of the year, but having lived in Canada for a while now, I understand all too well … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Tinder addict

Tinder

I have a confession to make: I’ve been using Tinder a lot lately. I’ve been using Tinder like Mumford and Sons use the banjo. Which we can all agree is a little too much. For those of you not familiar with Tinder, it’s basically a dating app for your phone that takes all the challenge out of meeting someone new. You sign up through your Facebook account, choose the gender and age range you want to look for, … [Read more...]

Turning passion into business with Sun Peaks Soap Works

Sun Peaks Soap

When Karen Kilba injured her back, she found herself unable to work and with plenty of time on her hands — looking for a way to pass the time, Kilba decided to give soap making a try. “I enjoyed it so much it grew into a business idea. I started working with a program that teaches people to be self-employed, and now I have Sun Peaks Soap Works.” Kilba attended several markets over the past year, including the … [Read more...]

Free concerts this weekend

Mother Mother

**UPDATE** The free outdoor concerts will now be held in the P3 parking lot, outside the Village Day Lodge, not slopeside. As if Sun Peaks residents weren’t enjoying enough free live music with March Music Madness, the Dew Tour AM Series have confirmed their line-up of musical talent for March 27 and 28, and it makes good on their promise to deliver a bigger and better line-up than last years packed out … [Read more...]