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Breelyn Grinder and Paul Grinder were the local hunters who helped guide Art Napoleon and Dan Hayes on their moose hunt in the Tsilhqot’in (Chilcotin). (Mooswa Films photo)

Food, culture combine in tv episode filmed at Tl’etinqox in the Chilcotin

Moosemeat & Marmalade docuseries episode using local guides to gather food, streaming on APTN

Molly’s Comedy Cabaret will be at the Sunset Theatre on Nov. 16. (Sarah Sovereign Photography)

Molly Wilson bringing musical comedy show to Wells Sunset Theatre

Molly’s Comedy Cabaret making a stop

  • Nov 3, 2022
Banchi Hanuse, on left, Season 6: Episode 5 and 6 of Moosemeat & Marmalade director, stands with Art Napoleon, producer and host of the show, during filming in Bella Coola, Nuxalkulmc. (Olivia Vanderwal, photo).

Moosemeat & Marmalade episodes filmed in Bella Coola showing on APTN

The docuseries filmed two episodes in Nuxalkulmc last year, both directed by Banchi Hanuse

Sarah Jane Scouten performed on a Saturday evening on the main stage at a previous Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sarah Jane Scouten performs Saturday evening on the main stage at Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. in 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photos)

Arts on the Fly cancelled, to try again next year

Organizers cite lack of camping as contributing to low ticket pre-sales

Sarah Jane Scouten performed on a Saturday evening on the main stage at a previous Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Sarah Jane Scouten performs Saturday evening on the main stage at Arts on the Fly in Horsefly, B.C. in 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photos)
The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Horsefly’s Arts on the Fly 2022 lineup revealed

Music festival releases lineup for Sept. event includes Juno award-winning Pharis and Jason Romero

The last Arts on the Fly festival was in 2019 and took place earlier in the summer. A September date will include a slightly different format but lots of great acts. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The Sunset Theatre in Wells is hosting its first-ever Speakeasy Festival this coming long weekend. (Julie Mackey photo)

Inaugural Speakeasy Festival at Sunset Theatre in Wells, July 28-31

Ten different shows will be featured through the long weekend

The Sunset Theatre in Wells is hosting its first-ever Speakeasy Festival this coming long weekend. (Julie Mackey photo)
The Correlieu Players have been busy practicing for their upcoming production Shrek The Musical JR. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)

Shrek the Musical coming to a theatre near you

The Correlieu Players will be live at the Chuck Mobley Theatre next week

The Correlieu Players have been busy practicing for their upcoming production Shrek The Musical JR. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Observer)
Glen Tanner and his son Lachlan Tanner took on the role of bad guys while acting as extras in a movie filmed in Barkerville last month. (Photo submitted)
Glen Tanner and his son Lachlan Tanner took on the role of bad guys while acting as extras in a movie filmed in Barkerville last month. (Photo submitted)
Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)

Lorde, Charli XCX to headline as Victoria’s Rifflandia festival resurrected

September lineup unveiled for the first Victoria fest in four years

  • May 4, 2022
Rifflandia returns to Victoria for the first time in four years Sept. 15-18. (Photo courtesy of Rifflandia)
Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Clinton’s Blue Wranglers cut their first record

The songs were recorded over a 10-day stretch this month

Dustin Bentall, left, Trixie Berkel and Bruce Ambler take a break while recording their first album for the Blue Wranglers. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez wraps up filming in Smithers

In an Instagram post, the star of The Mother tells her family she is on her way home

Jennifer Lopez posted to Instagram that she is finished her part of filming in Smithers. (Screenshot)
Julia Mackey calls this photo of her holding hands with D-Day veteran David Leon Teacher one of her favourites. She still keeps in touch with him after they met in Normandy several years ago following a showing of Jake’s Gift. (Dirk Van Stralen photo)

Remembrance-themed one-person play returns to Wells Sunset Theatre

Two performances of Jake’s Gift will be performed by Julie Mackey before Remembrance Day

Julia Mackey calls this photo of her holding hands with D-Day veteran David Leon Teacher one of her favourites. She still keeps in touch with him after they met in Normandy several years ago following a showing of Jake’s Gift. (Dirk Van Stralen photo)
Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)

New Netflix film starring Jennifer Lopez filming in Northwest B.C.

Filming taking place in Lower Mainland and Bulkley Valley with release of “The Mother” set for 2022

Director Niki Caro (left) with ‘The Mother’ star Jennifer Lopez on set in Vancouver. (Twitter/@FilmUpdates)
Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Christmas movie filming in Vernon transforms downtown into winter wonderland

Three Hallmark films and one Lifetime being shot in Okanagan

Decorations were hung with care around downtown Vernon for a new film being shot in town Aug. 9, 2021. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)

One of B.C.’s Property Brothers nominated for Independent Lens award

Winner to be determined through audience votes on July 22

Jonathan Scott’s documentary Power Trip, explored the obstacles in bringing solar energy to every household. (PBS/Special to THE NEWS)
Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)

VIDEO: Chilliwack escape artist Matt Johnson dazzles judges on America’s Got Talent

Johnson brought a packed auditorium to its feet with a death-defying stunt

Chilliwack’s Matt Johnson was strapped into a straight jacket and hung by his ankles upside down, and had less than two minutes to free himself before two spinning saw blades fell. (America’s Got Talent video)
Barker Street Cinema will be releasing its first feature-length film this year. (Jesse McKinnon photo)

Barker Street Cinema nears completion on holiday-inspired film

A Great North Christmas to be released later this year

Barker Street Cinema will be releasing its first feature-length film this year. (Jesse McKinnon photo)
This year’s Island Mountain Arts Wells Works exhibition features works by, from left to right, Peter Corbett, Lindsay Kay and Bill Horne. The exhibition opened Dec. 10 and runs until Jan. 24 at the IMA Public Gallery in Wells. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

PHOTOS: Wells Works exhibition showcases local artists

The Island Mountain Arts exhibition includes 26 works and runs until Jan. 24

This year’s Island Mountain Arts Wells Works exhibition features works by, from left to right, Peter Corbett, Lindsay Kay and Bill Horne. The exhibition opened Dec. 10 and runs until Jan. 24 at the IMA Public Gallery in Wells. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Hanging the new show featuring works by new and local artists Saturday, Dec. 5 at The Space Above Gallery in Granville’s Lounge above Books and Company in downtown Quesnel. The show runs until Jan. 16. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

New artists’ works highlighted in latest The Space Above Gallery show

The show runs until Jan. 16 and features work by Quesnel artists and workshop participants

Hanging the new show featuring works by new and local artists Saturday, Dec. 5 at The Space Above Gallery in Granville’s Lounge above Books and Company in downtown Quesnel. The show runs until Jan. 16. (Lindsay Chung Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)
Quesnel author L.G.A. McIntyre will be signing copies of her new book, The Prince: Lies of Lesser Gods Book Four, Saturday, Dec. 5 from 1-5 p.m. at Books and Company. (Photo Submitted)

Quesnel author L.G.A. McIntyre signing newest book Dec. 5

The Prince is Book 4 of the five-book Lies of Lesser Gods series

Quesnel author L.G.A. McIntyre will be signing copies of her new book, The Prince: Lies of Lesser Gods Book Four, Saturday, Dec. 5 from 1-5 p.m. at Books and Company. (Photo Submitted)