Cover illustration by Matt Mignanelli

Georgia Straight Issue 2379

Jul 25, 2013

Arts

Arts Notes

Vancouver New Music's 40th anniversary season pays tribute to past and electronic future

Theatre Reviews

The Farnsworth Invention is an absorbing undertaking

Theatre Reviews

The Diaries of Adam and Eve is solidly acted

Visual Arts Reviews

Itee Pootoogook defies cultural stereotypes at the Contemporary Art Gallery

Arts Features

Dancer Andrea Nann looks back for new INK

Comedy Reviews

Inspired lunacy makes VTSL’s Amazing Improv Race a real trip

Blogs

Viral Videos

Five reasons Rob Ford is a way better dude than Naheed Nenshi

Sports

Vancouver Canucks release 2013-14 NHL schedule

Food

See you on Twitter, Chuck Hughes

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day: Purple aurora

News

News for Youse: Prices drop in B.C., cops under investigation, John Cummins quits, and Oprah ripped

Folk Fest

Vancouver Folk Music Festival kicks off at Jericho Beach Park

Arts

Classical CD world rocked by loss of major distributors

Folk Fest

Photos: Day 1 of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival at Jericho Beach

Folk Fest

Photos: Day 2 of the Vancouver Folk Music Festival

News

News for Youse: Bikes before council, food carts for Surrey, and Alberta oil spills continue

Viral Videos

Comic-Con video pays tribute to fallen Game of Thrones characters

Life

East Van Garbage Watch 2013: Commercial SkyTrain station

Movies

Actor Dennis Farina dead at 69

Viral Videos

Video: Whitehorse city council gets reality TV treatment in ad

Travel

Departure roulette: would you drop everything and go?

News

WOWtv's Georgia Straight News: July 21, 2013

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day: A big yellow duck

LGBT

Vancouver Frontrunners offer stories of hope in It Gets Better video

LGBT

East Vancouver's Genderfest 2013 celebrates gender diversity

Arts

Ballet B.C. wows 'em at Jacob's Pillow

Ear of Newt

Jason Newsted pooh-poohs Megadeth influence and the idea of rejoining Metallica

Music

Photos: Vintage Courtney Love at the Commodore on July 22, 2013

Books

Fight Club to get a graphic-novel sequel

Life

East Van Garbage Watch 2013: Commercial Drive

News

Video: How do Vancouver residents feel about alcohol at the beach?

Straight Presents

The Georgia Straight presents John Legend at the Orpheum

News

News for Youse: Point Grey bike lanes debate, Strathcona protests bike lanes, and a vote on bike sharing

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day: Kitsilano sunset

Straight Presents

The Georgia Straight presents Wavves at the Commodore

Music

Fiona Apple's masterful new video

News

News for Youse: Full buses, Pavel Bure jersey retirement, bike-share approved, and $1.15-billion deficit

Arts

Ai Weiwei brings his stunning dissident art to Canada, only it's in Ontario

Arts

Dance scene has it rough: it lags in funding, support, and research

Movies

Ryan Gosling as Batman? It could happen!

Music

Washed Out gets back to nature in "Don't Give Up" video

Et Cetera

Jane Austen is coming to a £10 bank note near you

Music

Crazy "Ice Ice Baby" supercut takes Vanilla Ice to the movies

Tech

Use the new online tool for Your Digital Future: Weekly update from OpenMedia.ca

Movies

New trailer for Gravity is shit-your-pants-tastic

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day: Water lily

Tech

Google’s Chromecast gives Netflix a boost towards the future

Food

Portside Pub's Women & Whiskey offers a liquid education

Squamish Festival

Squamish Valley Music Festival Band of the Day: Jordan Klassen

Squamish Festival

Squamish Valley Music Festival Band of the Day: Ruckus Deluxe

Squamish Festival

Squamish Valley Music Festival DJs of the Day: Funk Hunters

Squamish Festival

Squamish Valley Music Festival Band of the Day: Dear Rouge

Food

Food Notes

How to get a Diner en Blanc invitation in Vancouver

Uncorked

Time to try something new from South Africa

Dining Features

Tantalizing options await at weekly Food Cart Fest in Vancouver

Food of the Week

Wine and dine in the great outdoors at West Vancouver's Harmony Arts Festival

Cooking

Connor Gabbott's ahi tuna and pesto add to a meal-sized salad made for the patio

Living

LGBT

Inclusion Cafe: On creating LGBT–inclusive workplace environments

Savage Love Podcast

Dan Savage Podcast Episode 352

Health Notes

UBC study reveals East Asian teens in B.C. less sexually active but more high-risk

LGBT

Pride Legacy Awards 2013 highlight bright lights of Vancouver's queer communities

Savage Love Column

Secrets of an opportunistically heteroflexible guy

Book Reviews

Lynn Coady’s stories strike like a knowing glance

Style Features

Rachel Gorenstein fine-tunes Rachel Mara line

Book Reviews

Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection encourages exploration

Health Notes

Vancouverites unite to help a Palestinian doctor attend brain development conference

Travel Features

Multi-generational cruise to Mexico puts whole family in the same boat

Kool Thing

Make a statement with J.Crew's fluoro-floral necklace

Movies

Movie Reviews

Your Kontinent: A giant Teddy Bear roams Bangkok's sex district

Television

Why do babies poop so much? This man has the answer

Movie Reviews

Your Kontinent: Enlightened robots among the pleasures in Doomsday Book

Movie Notes

International Buddhist Film Festival makes its Vancouver debut

Movie Reviews

Predictable R.I.P.D. gets the sideways thumb

Music

Folk Fest

Sunny skies and eclectic performances warm the crowds at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Reviews

Canadian acts shine as part of Vancouver Folk Music Festival lineup

Reviews

Natalie Maines not quite ready at Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Reviews

Black Flag rises above a Vancouver set with some spotty moments

Music Features

Busking paid off well for Australia’s Blue King Brown

Pop Eye

One Direction is great art

Music Notes

More solo goodness from the Capitol 6 camp

Reviews

Courtney Love pulls one out of the fire in Vancouver

News

Commentary

Cory Monteith’s death and Abbotsford drug users illustrate the dangers of stigma

News Features

Chernobyl legacy: Forest fires and radioactive smoke

News Features

Margaret Atwood, Yann Martel among Canadian writers urging Israel to halt evictions

Commentary

Sarah Cox: Paddling for the Peace River Valley

Commentary

Gwynne Dyer: Broken and bankrupt Detroit may yet make a comeback

Commentary

Anne Murray: The creation of the Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust

Commentary

OpenMedia.ca: Holes poked in big telecoms’ excuses for Canada’s high mobile rates

Commentary

David Suzuki: What's the value of nature?

Straight Talk

Vancouver city council approves public bike-share system

Straight Talk

Point Grey bike debate draws a crowd to Vancouver City Hall

Sports

Roberto Luongo still looks like Team Canada’s starter at Sochi Olympics

Real Estate

Metro Vancouver unveils Heather Place redevelopment plan

Real Estate

Dock construction causes stir on Bowen Island

Straight Talk

Push continues for longer neighbourhood planning process in Vancouver

Straight Talk

Vancouver bike-share program worries owner of local rental business

Commentary

Big Media’s push for extreme new Internet censorship rules stalls secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership talks

Tech

Tech

Vancouver's brick-and-mortar businesses doing big business online