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Outdoor pianos for the Vancouver summer: The Carnival Band’s Ross Barrett jamming with the Carlo Rossi Gang
(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...
Outdoor pianos for the Vancouver summer: Emet S.W. with an old soul's rendition of Skyfall
(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...
Outdoor pianos for the Vancouver summer: Dawn Pemberton with a love song for you
(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...
Outdoor pianos for the Vancouver summer: Joseph Hirabayashi with "an accusatory pop song"
(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...
Outdoor pianos for the Vancouver summer: Rachel Iwaasa with Bach’s Goldberg Variations
(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...
Video: How do Vancouver residents feel about alcohol at the beach?
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....
Video: Arts Studio advocates protest cuts to mental-health services
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...
Canada retains top spot as world's most reputable country
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...
Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff delivers populist response to unrest
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...
Brazil protests evolve from a fight over transit to a national movement for an end to corruption
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...
Your horoscope from November 27 to December 3, 2014
B.C. Supreme Court throws out civil contempt charges against dozens of Burnaby Mountain protesters
Irene Lanzinger chosen as new leader of B.C. Federation of Labour
Bolt from propeller smashes passenger window on flight to Vancouver
Gwynne Dyer: What's the purpose of "global" terrorism?
Usher at Rogers Arena
Canada's new prostitution law won’t change policing priorities in Vancouver
Scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin remains a major force in B.C. economy
AC/DC world exclusive: Rock or Bust engineer/mixer Mike Fraser gives Newt the scoop
Avenue Q is an absolute delight
Mötley Crüe goes out in a brainless blaze of glory in Vancouver
Kirk LaPointe continues bashing Gregor Robertson
Homeless in Vancouver: Hey police…why so much killing?
Lawyer condemns arrests of Burnaby Mountain protesters while appeals are before courts
Bill Cosby and Jian Ghomeshi stories generate plenty of party chatter and questions
CUPE BC launches legal action against Kirk LaPointe and the NPA
RCMP continues arresting protesters against Kinder Morgan surveying on Burnaby Mountain
Lukes General Store puts down Gastown roots
Vision Vancouver commissioners vote to leave aquarium breeding ban decision to the NPA
How a Vancouverite learned to love Toronto
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