The Georgia Straight

A new play at the Firehall Arts Centre takes on Canadian political lunacy. 
Read it here: Michael Healey’s Proud offers a prime political spoof
And, hey, read our review! Proud will leave you laughing
Cover photo by Emily Cooper.

A new play at the Firehall Arts Centre takes on Canadian political lunacy.

Read it here: Michael Healey’s Proud offers a prime political spoof

And, hey, read our review! Proud will leave you laughing

Cover photo by Emily Cooper.

Hey! Our table of contents photo for April 10 is pretty neat-o, too.
Photo by Lawrence Hui.

Hey! Our table of contents photo for April 10 is pretty neat-o, too.

Photo by Lawrence Hui.

Friday’s photo of the day was pretty damn spectacular too!
A magnificent sunset at Spanish Bank by Winson Tang.
Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.

Friday’s photo of the day was pretty damn spectacular too!

A magnificent sunset at Spanish Bank by Winson Tang.

Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.

We can haz rescue kitty? 

Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association tames the region’s feral cat colonies.

Photo of the Day: Big air by Steve Olmstead.
Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.

Photo of the Day: Big air by Steve Olmstead.

Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.

OMG OUR TUMBLR PAGE IS BACK.

Forgive us while we spam you with a week’s worth of content.

Photo of the Day: Friends in high places by Philip Tong.
Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.

Photo of the Day: Friends in high places by Philip Tong.

Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.

Being an ex-president is tough. You go from running the free world to being a regular joe in the blink of an eye. So what do you do when all the pomp and circumstance is over, when all the cheering stops? 
Andrew Johnson returned to the senate. William Howard Taft became chief justice. Dwight D. Eisenhower raised cattle. Richard Nixon worked to rehabilitate his reputation. Jimmy Carter remained in public service, doing countless good works.
After leaving office, George W. Bush—happy to be out of the limelight, it seems—began painting.
Read more: George W. Bush unveils his portrait of Stephen Harper

Being an ex-president is tough. You go from running the free world to being a regular joe in the blink of an eye. So what do you do when all the pomp and circumstance is over, when all the cheering stops? 

Andrew Johnson returned to the senate. William Howard Taft became chief justice. Dwight D. Eisenhower raised cattle. Richard Nixon worked to rehabilitate his reputation. Jimmy Carter remained in public service, doing countless good works.

After leaving office, George W. Bush—happy to be out of the limelight, it seems—began painting.

Read more: George W. Bush unveils his portrait of Stephen Harper

Photo of the Day: The mighty sunset by TOTORORO.RORO.

Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.

Photo of the Day: The mighty sunset by TOTORORO.RORO.

Every weekday, the Straight highlights a great local shot as the Photo of the Day. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group.


Couldn’t make it out last Friday night? You missed the NYC–based quartet Dum Dum Girls at the Biltmore. 
Sasha Cameron was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pick of the morning. Dum Dum Girls at the Biltmore Cabaret on April 4, 2014.
Thanks Sasha!

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Most weekdays and occasionally on the weekend, the Straight highlights a shot from one of the previous night’s music events. It’s our Concert Pic of the Morning. Interested in submitting your photos for consideration? Check out our Flickr group or post your stuff on Twitter or Instagram and tag the act’s name.

Couldn’t make it out last Friday night? You missed the NYC–based quartet Dum Dum Girls at the Biltmore. 

Sasha Cameron was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pick of the morning. Dum Dum Girls at the Biltmore Cabaret on April 4, 2014.

Thanks Sasha!

Recent entries