Comfort Food for Fall

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Welcome to another issue of the Georgia Straight.
This week, the Straight's online and print editions feature comfort food for fall, including soups and stews, Thanksgiving dinner, wine, and more; plus dancer Alvin Erasga Tolentino's Colonial, Japan's ramen museums, and more from the Vancouver International Film Festival.

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Comfort food for fall: Soups and stews, Thanksgiving turkey, wine, and more
Heirloom's Georgia Morley and other local chefs share their secrets for easy fall soups that nourish both family and community; plus novel approaches to a turkey dinner and Thankgiving drink pairings.
/ Dining

Justin Trudeau's federal Liberal leadership bid doesn't thrill B.C. marijuana activists
Cannabis activists don't see a friend in Justin Trudeau, the presumptive frontrunner in the race for the federal Liberal leadership.
/ News

Japan's ramen museums celebrate noodle soup in Tokyo and Osaka
Two ramen museums in Japan—the Shinyokohama Raumen Museum and Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum—teach visitors all about the famous wheat-noodle soup.
/ Travel

In Colonial, dancer Alvin Erasga Tolentino finds the lost voices of his homeland
It's rehearsal time at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre performance hall, and these are highly loaded images.
/ Arts

Imagine Dragons is a study in contradictions
Imagine Dragons likes to make its songs big and anthemic, even when the subject matter is dark.
/ Music

Tim Burton recruits Martin Short and Catherine O'Hara for Frankenweenie
Since their SCTV glory days, Martin Short and Catherine O'Hara have rarely been less than busy.
/ Movies

 

Things to do

Music Grizzly Bear
Commodore Ballroom
OCT
6-7
Sports Vancouver Giants vs. Medicine Hat Tigers
Pacific Coliseum
OCT
5
Movies Vancouver International Film Festival
various Vancouver venues
To OCT
12
Theatre The Spitfire Grill
Pacific Theatre
To OCT
27
Et Cetera River District Farmers Market
Kerr Street Plaza
To OCT
27

 

Comment of the Week

Re: "John Furlong biography omits secret past in Burns Lake"

Interesting how most of the mainstream media chooses to ignore the allegations of racism in the story and instead focuses on the physical abuse element, basically saying that "it was a different time then and everyone got smacked around, even white kids". It's much easier to justify alleged violence in the past than it is to condone alleged acts of racism, past or present. [read story]
> Submitted by Victoria Michael, 2012-09-28 16:36

 

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