Movies, musicals, cartoons, and now the circus: The Wizard of Oz has been reimagined for CircusWest'
The world's biggest boy bad is taking one step closer to becoming the Monkees.
I'm not that good at breathing in.
Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day.
Before Grand Chief Doug Kelly embarked on a wellness challenge with other B.C. First Nations leaders in April 2013, he was “failing” his annual physical exams.
Food of the Week
Spring has sprung—and you can eat some of those brand-new shoots and leaves.
For his first documentary feature, long-time actor-director James Keach follows the guitarist, singer, Grammy winner, and session man extraordinaire for roughly two years.
Dan Deacon deserves credit for seeing the positives in what, from the outside, seems like a complete and utter shitshow.
The opening of Iris at the DOXA festival and across North America has been a bittersweet time for producer Rebekah Maysles.
Our spotlight on healthy living looks at everything from horticultural therapy and fitness for baby boomers to the way the wired world is reshaping our minds.
The Vancouver clinician relies on electroencephalography to track the effects of computers, cellphones, video games, and social media.
The Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C. will host the event at the Pan Pacific Hotel on May 29.
Although it looks old, the Lower Mainland is, geologically, young at heart. Its shape is ever-shifting, particularly after heavy rains.
A growing trend in the fitness industry is a focus on training and working with older adults.
Although his speech is barely audible, the North Vancouver man conveys a message that rings loud and clear.
Therapeutic gardens boost mental and physical health.
Craig Gruber, former bassist for '70s rock acts Elf and Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, passed away yesterday after a battle with prostate c
The tape will roll once more this weekend at the recording studio formerly known as Mushroom.
Here’s wagering that Cut Out the Eyes wasn’t made possible by a grant from the Mongolian Tourism Board.
It takes a certain perverse genius to turn a demolition-derby car race into an infuriating art-house abstraction.
A former City of North Vancouver mayoral candidate is unhappy that a top municipal bureaucrat has muzzled staff from directly answering his questions.
Willie Nelson celebrated his 82nd birthday on April 29, so when his son Lukas calls the Straight for an interview the next day, the first question has to be “So how was the party last night?”
This fascinating, somewhat disorganized doc leans heavily on silver-haired Chris Stamp to describe the birth of the Who.
It’s been seven years since Lin-Manuel Miranda won the Tony Award for best composer and brought down the house when he delivered the tightest, sickest—and likely only—acceptance rap in the ceremony’s history.