Ever try to meet people in Vancouver? You'll have better luck keeping Britney Spears out of the tabloids for a week than you will convincing someone to talk to you in a bar. So there you stand, wondering, "Who are all these people I see every time I go to a show?" You're too shy to ask, so we do it for you.
Ever try to meet people in Vancouver? You'll have better luck dragging Kate Moss out of a snowstorm than you will convincing someone to talk to you in a bar. So there you stand, wondering "Who are those people I see every time I go to a show?" You're too shy to ask, so we do it for you.WHO ARE YOU? "Tanya Anderson, a Maple Ditch-born girl who moved to the city and turned downhill mountain biker and surf trooper."IN MY 9-TO-5 LIFE I'M A: "S&M slave. Sales-and-marketing slave."IF YOU'RE BUYING, I'LL HAVE: "A sour-apple martini and a Jí¤ger."THE BEST SHOW I EVER SAW WAS: "It's a toss-up between Sasha and [John] Digweed and Ozzy Osbourne. I saw Sasha at the Rage and we drank the bar out of Jí¤ger that night. And Ozzy, I've seen him six times and every show is the best because he's such a sad little man. When I saw him in Vancouver in '97 his sweatpants got wet because of the waterguns on-stage, and he was trying to run across the stage, pulling up these wet sweatpants that kept falling down. Sad."I WISH PEOPLE WOULD SHUT UP ABOUT: "If you hate your job or your boyfriend/girlfriend, then QUIT! If you don't take action you don't have the right to complain!"THE LAST CONCERT T-SHIRT I BOUGHT WAS: "U2 when they played here on April 28. It was something to remember my $300 ticket by!"IN THE MOVIE OF MY LIFE, I'D BE PLAYED BY: "Charlize Theron. She's sexy and I would like to be remembered in that light."THIN LIZZY OR TIN LIZZIES?: "Tin Lizzies-that's the name of my bowling team. I am an awesome five-pin bowler! I started bowling when I was three years old, and I play in the Tuesday-night league at Varsity Ridge Lanes. Everybody on my team is in their 70s, and I'm like the daughter they never had. Actually, they have lots of grandchildren, but if they didn't I'd be the granddaughter they never had."
The Georgia Straight: A 50th Anniversary Celebration Book
This beautifully produced coffee-table book brings together over 100 of Georgia Straight's iconic covers, along with short essays, insider details and contributor reflections, putting each of these issues of the publication into its historical context.