Brent Tyler & his ‘Big Love’ Band of Rob Vulic (Drums), Josip Vulic (Bass), & Garth Kennedy (Keys) will be hitting the Okanagan hard over the first weekend of June performing soulful and heartfelt songs influenced by the likes of Martin Sexton, Jeff Buckley, and Dave Matthews. Full-On Folk-Pop, Tyler et al, will bring an upbeat and powerful sound to the Okanagan Valley. Big Acoustic Love. This is the best description of Brent Tyler’s... Read More

A Musical Aperitif: Sydney York

As the weekend fades away, here’s a musical moment to take you into the week ahead.  Read More

JP Hoe live at Streaming Cafe

by Malcolm Petch Few things present one to the world like one’s name.  It represents you when you’re not around, it marks your place in the phone book or on the concert poster, and, despite what we might want to think, it leaves an impression of who we are. JP Hoe has a quick, no-nonsense working name, with elements of down-to-earth and star quality mixed together. Music – their music – is the next thing that presents a musical artist to... Read More

A Musicial Aperitif: JJ Shiplett

As the weekend fades away, here’s a musical moment to take you into the week ahead.  Read More

A Musical Aperitif: Sea & Air

As the weekend fades away, here’s a musical moment to take you into the week ahead.  Read More

Art Display & Show: DIVERSABILITY ~ Recent works by Cool Arts at Streaming Cafe

DIVERSABILITY ~ Recent works by Cool Arts Streaming Cafe is very happy to be displaying art from Cool Arts on our cafe walls for the month of April. The works will be on display from April 5th-30th and there will be an opening on Wednesday, Aprill 11th at the Streaming Cafe (596 Leon Ave.) from 5 – 8 p.m. Cool Arts is a non-profit society that is dedicated to providing art opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities or diversabilities. This... Read More

oook on CBC Radio West live Streamed Broadcast TOMORROW!

TOMORROW Friday, March 23rd, CBC Radio West is bringing together members of the arts community for an afternoon of cultural conversation at the Streaming Cafe! Radio West host, Rebecca Zandbergen, will be interviewing guests on the availability, value and impact of arts and culture in the Okanagan – including oook’s own Katie Brennan. The show will also feature live performances by Fields of Green and Kev Corbett, as well as locally renowned... Read More

What is Art? And other clichés with Chad Pratch at Katalyst Artist Gathering

by Graham Ord This month at our Kelowna Katalyst Artist Gathering Chad Pratch was sharing with us. Chad is a graduate of the University of British Columbia Okanagan and although schooled in what some might consider the traditional disciplines of art, he is a man who is clearly much more comfortable drawing way outside the lines of convention.  Rather than being pegged as one type of artist he is exploring an amalgamation of many artistic mediums... Read More

“Three-in-a-row from Halifax” at Streaming Cafe

by Malcolm Petch March is the month in which Spring starts. This year it’s also the month when Halifax invades Kelowna in the guise of three remarkable artists, one right after the other: Steve Gates on March 10, Paper Beat Scissors on March 17, and Kev Corbett on March 24. How did the “three-in-a-row from Halifax” thing come about? Our booking guy, Michael, is convinced there’s something in the water, though he didn’t specify whether that’s... Read More

Canadian Workhorse Craig Cardiff live at Streaming Cafe

by Malcolm Petch Craig Cardiff plays a back-to-back pair of shows at Streaming Café on January 21, helping to kick off another year of fabulous live acoustic shows in front of the wood wall. The Canadian Icon Gordon Lightfoot says this about Cardiff: “A songwriter who needs to be heard” – and a brief time exploring the music available from Cardiff online backs up that sweeping statement. This isn’t music that can exist unnoticed in the... Read More

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