Spring style get blasted with color
Welcome to another issue of the Georgia Straight. This week, the Straight's online and print editions feature our spring style preview, including denim, accessories, and beauty; plus new books this season, 3 Inches of Blood, and a look into the making of Norwegian Wood. Don't forget to check out Straight.com for daily news and views on everything Vancouver.
Spring into the season's best reads
Our spring books section previews titles for every reader, as well as Kevin Chong's latest, cookbooks that make food fun, and the digital revolution coming to Vancouver's schools.
Zakir Hussain and his Masters of Percussion carry on the beat
Short of taking your next vacation in Salt Lake City, there will be no better venue for genealogical research than the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts come Sunday.
3 Inches of Blood offers up bloody serious headbanging
Vancouver's 3 Inches of Blood reaffirms its dedication to the loud-as-hell old school on Long Live Heavy Metal.
Filmmaker Tran Anh Hung carves out his own Norwegian Wood
Fans may rebel, but filmmaker Tran Anh Hung strode into his own audacious take on Haruki Murakami's beloved novel.
Things to do
|Movies||Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone||Vancity Theatre||
|Sports||Vancouver Canucks vs. Anaheim Ducks||Rogers Arena||
|Et Cetera||Walking Tour & Beer Tasting: Industrial History of South East False Creek||Corner of West 1st Avenue and Crowe Street||
Comment of the Week
That's bloody heartbreaking. I pay $110/month for a two zone pass not because I need to (or so it seems) but because I want to. Skytrain takes me where I need to go every single day and I can't imagine a world without it. Hopefully fare gates will fix this issue for that service. [read story]
> Submitted by Graham Williams, 2012-03-27 15:26