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Yu Su worked alone. Then, she started a band.

Yu Su (苏玉) spent the summer playing festivals across the world, but nothing quite beats coming back home to Vancouver.  “I was away for almost four months. And then when I got home, when I landed, I just got out of the airplane and smelled the cedar and the ocean,” she tells the Straight over […]

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Vancouver’s newly minted Michelin stars enjoying the recognition with no reservations

By William Johnson The day after being awarded a Michelin star, the team at Barbara Restaurant had almost no time to celebrate. For the first time ever, they were 100 per cent booked for their Friday service. There was serious work to be done. And even after they navigated that evening, there would be no […]

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Get well ’shroom | Georgia Straight Vancouver’s News & Entertainment Weekly

If you want to expand your mind, Vancouver is the place to be.  From the colourful dispensaries dotting downtown storefronts to the local online markets selling microdoses, psilocybin snacks, and spore kits, psychedelics are as much a part of the city’s fabric as CoolSculpting and CrossFit: not for everyone, but hard to miss. İlayda Gökçen, […]

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Job fair at Algonquin College in Pembroke on Wednesday

Job fair at Algonquin College in Pembroke on Wednesday | 96.1 Renfrew Today […]

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Le Diner en Blanc Perth: Secret location revealed for the highly-anticipated all white party in Russell Square

Northbridge transformed into a sea of white on Saturday afternoon as Le Dîner en Blanc revealed the secret location to be Russell Square, in the heart of Perth City. More than 1500 guests in attendance adhered to the notoriously strict all-white dress code as they took part in the event that has become a global […]

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You Nearly Missed: Polyrhythmics at the Rickshaw

There’s an essential world-music compilation called Nigeria 70: Lagos Jump, which you’ve probably never heard of, but will make your life better by tracking it down. Need proof not everyone on planet Earth spent the ’70s drinking Long Island Iced Teas under disco balls while doing Studio 54 bathroom bumps in five-inch platform heels? Check […]

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Memphis ghosts, photos, and This is a Photograph: Kevin Morby on ending his tour with a Vancouver double-header

Kevin Morby has some pretty big plans for after he wraps up his most recent tour.  Top of the list? To “go home and sleep,” he says in an email interview with the Straight ahead of his double-header at Vancouver’s Hollywood Theatre this weekend.  And we don’t blame him. The singer-songwriter is coming off of a seven-week tour […]

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Review: La Discotheque at Printworks, London

One of the world’s actual super clubs, London’s Printworks has rightfully cemented its place as one of the most unique nightlife experiences around. Housed within an old newspaper printing factory, the Broadwick live team has created an experience that’s envied by clubbers all around the globe.  The Line-ups sell out months in advance and consistently […]

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Vancouver Weekend: We’re Thinking…November weather activities

Need something to do this weekend? Here are five activities to do when that November weather hits. It’s getting hot (tub) in here It’s gross, cold, and dark outside? Head to your local community centre hot tub.  Sure, the knee-jerk reaction might be something along the lines of: “why would I ever want to soak […]

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Mayan Warrior Photo Review (Los Angeles)

Thanks to L.A. based collective, Stranger Than brought the Mayan Warrior art car to Los Angeles this past Saturday, October 29th for the third of four pit stops and in true Burning Man fashion, it was advertised without a lineup announcement. After all, when this dazzling art-car comes to town, it really is the star […]

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