Soulstream returns to Bar None

Soulstream brought together some of the hottest players in Vancouver for its 10-year-plus run as the Yaletown club’s house band.

Five DJ-recommend Halloween tracks

In honour of all things ghastly and gruesome, we asked five of the city’s best DJs to tell us where they’ll be playing this Halloween and what tracks they’re sure to air.

Ask your bartender

You’ve got your costume and you’ve got your parties; now you need the perfect Halloween libation. Here are a few concoctions to wet your fangs, suggested by some of the spookiest bartenders around.

DJ Lowdown: RC Lair

The Straight recently caught up with Saskatchewan native RC Lair to get his thoughts on the past, present, and future of Vancouver's nightlife.

Know your history: The Vogue Theatre

Less than 15 minutes after I e-mail him about the ghost that haunts the Vogue Theatre, Joey Gibbons is on the phone with me, and I’m pretty sure he thinks I’m crazy.

Ask Your Bartender

With crocuses popping up all over the city, you’ve officially been served notice that it’s time to get out of your apartment and welcome in the spring. A great way to do that is by getting liquored up, which you can do by hitting the clubs and asking for one of the following drinks, recommended by the people who lovingly pour them.

Hot club guide

When the soothsayer told Julius Caesar “Beware the ides of March,” he totally didn’t mean stop partying with your BFF.

DJ Lowdown: Max Ulis

One of the city’s first and leading proponents of British grime and dubstep, producer Max Ulis is pointing the local scene toward its cos

Know your history: The Balmoral

From CBGB in New York City to the Smilin’ Buddha Cabaret in Vancouver, the best live-music clubs have been located in neighbourhoods tha

DJ Pandemonium

The one-liner on Isaac Terpstra (aka DJ Pandemonium) is that he's the local scene's premier goth and industrial record-spinner.


My dog

My dog taught me that it's okay to be myself. I am naturally very affectionate. This was...


Roller Skating Pixie Vanishes in East Van

You and a friend were celebrating her birthday and came into the bar after an evening of roller...

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