Education and Winter Style

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Welcome to another issue of the Georgia Straight.
This week, the Straight's online and print editions feature a special education section, including math learning, earthquake readiness, and mentorship for aboriginal students; plus winter fashion and beauty, local band Ladyhawk, and a look at The Gazillion Bubble Show.

Don't forget to check out Straight.com for daily news and views on everything Vancouver.

Spotlight on education: Math in crisis, aboriginal mentorship, seismic readiness, and vaccines
Addressing a crisis in math learning; plus, earthquake preparedness, HPV vaccine scrutiny, and two programs providing mentorship to aboriginal students.
/ News

Winter style guide: Cozy coats, craft markets, menswear, and more
From tweed parkas to faux-fur-lined capes, chic ways to stay warm abound this season; plus, holiday threads for guys, a look at Vancouver's coolest indie craft markets, and must-have cosmetics for winter.
/ Style

Pilot program teaches aboriginal culinary arts
Smoked-salmon mousse, spicy elk salad wraps, and venison on bannock were among the items on the menu when chef Andrew George Jr.'s inaugural Tsleil-Waututh culinary-arts class.
/ Dining

The Gazillion Bubble Show's Fan Yang floats a dream
Fan Yang turned a childhood fascination into a hit show that mixes art, science, circus, and spectacle for people of all ages.
/ Arts

Vancouver's Ladyhawk makes a short, sharp return to rock
Ladyhawk streamlined its songs and toned down the guitar heroics in making the long-awaited No Can Do.
/ Music

Rio Grind Film Festival gets fleshed out
You'll easily get your fill of gratuitous sex, horror, and violence at this weekend's (November 2 to 4) Rio Grind Film Festival.
/ Movies

 

Things to do

Music Cat Power
Vogue Theatre
NOV
2
Theatre Far Side of the Moon
SFU Woodward's in the Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
To NOV
10
Movies Rio Grind Film Festival
Rio Theatre
NOV
2-4
Music Cosi Fan Tutte
Old Auditorium
To NOV
4
Fashion Creme de la Creme Grand Wedding Showcase
Four Seasons Hotel
NOV
4

 

Comment of the Week

Re: "China FIPA deal draws protests"

This FIPA agreement, and especially, the deceitful way it has been introduced into the parliamentary process is an insult to Canadians and an outrage to the principals of democracy and transparency. [read story]
> Submitted by Trent McGurvey, 2012-11-01 00:36

 

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