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(On mobile? Click here to watch the video on YouTube.) Sky Lambourne was strutting barefoot working a trumpet when the Straight found him underneath the south end of the Cambie...
(On mobile? Click here to watch the video on YouTube.) Emet S.W. told the Straight he’s spent his entire life surrounded by music. That isn’t an especially long time, considering...
(On mobile? Click here to watch the video on YouTube.) Dawn Pemberton believes that music is something that should always be available to everyone. The appearance of four pianos...
(On mobile? Click here to watch the video on YouTube.) Vancouver can be a tough city for an urban troubadour trying to make a buck. “There’s has bit of a bias for construction...
(On mobile? Click here to watch the video on YouTube.) Johann Sebastian Bach’s  Goldberg Variations has flowed through Rachel Iwaasa since the time she was 15 years old. No doubt...
The Georgia Straight recently asked Vancouver beach enthusiasts how they felt about a proposal to allow the consumption of alcohol in parks and on beaches in British Columbia....
Today (July 5) members and supporters of mental-health services gathered at the Vancouver Art Gallery to protest program cuts. Meena Wong, a former federal NDP candidate for...
For the third year in a row, Canada has topped a list of the world’s most reputable countries. The Reputation Institute’s study, released on Thursday (June 27), contains a list of...
It remains to be seen if the recent mass protests by Brazilians in cities throughout the country will result in lasting changes. But after more than one million people gathered in...
This month is shaping up as an important moment in Brazilian history. Hundreds of thousands have gone into to the streets—each for his or her own reasons—but it’s clear that...

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