Experience African culture at Music in the Park

Maobong Oku of West African drum and dance ensemble Kokoma will be bringing her traditional sound to Kamloops July 15 during Music in the Park. Photo contributed by Kokoma.

Kamloops is getting a taste, or rather a listen or experience, of West Africa July 15 as Kokoma takes the stage. Kokoma is a collective from Vancouver, B.C. celebrating the rhythm and dance of Africa. Their sound is tribal, moving and very fun—they’ll have you grooving to the rhythm and dancing to the beat. If your toes aren’t at least tapping … [Read more...]

The smell of money

Like any other tourist town in beautiful British Columbia, Sun Peaks depends on local, regional and international tourist traffic and the dollars spent by those visitors to keep the wheels greased and the local economy flowing smoothly. After several years of economic uncertainty, things finally appear to be turning around in our favour. While an … [Read more...]

Sun Peaks DJ quartet getting ready for takeoff


They’re arguably the best act to come out of Sun Peaks. Operating under various aliases over the years, now they’re Bangers & Mash, and they know how to get the night scene going! Bangers & Mash is a collaborative effort of a group of four men who’ve called Sun Peaks their home on and off for the past eight years. Whether opening up for … [Read more...]