The Georgia Straight


Couldn’t make it out last night? You missed American hip-hop duo Run the Jewels at the Biltmore. 
Ronnie Mejia was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. Run the Jewels at the Biltmore Cabaret on August 12, 2014. 
Thanks Ronnie!

Recent entries

Sir Sly at Electric Owl
Eminem at the Squamish Valley Music Festival
Coldwater Road at Vancouver FanClub



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 night? You missed American hip-hop duo Run the Jewels at the Biltmore

Ronnie Mejia was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. Run the Jewels at the Biltmore Cabaret on August 12, 2014.

Thanks Ronnie!

Recent entries

Photo of the Day: Ladies in red by Kevin Krebs.
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: Ladies in red by Kevin Krebs.

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 night? You missed L.A. indie-pop band Sir Sly at Electric Owl. 
Lauren Coutts was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. Sir Sly at Electric Owl on August 11, 2014. 
Thanks Lauren!

Recent entries

Eminem at the Squamish Valley Music Festival
Coldwater Road at Vancouver FanClub
Josh Ritter at the Commodore



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 night? You missed L.A. indie-pop band Sir Sly at Electric Owl. 

Lauren Coutts was there and caught a moment of the show on Instagram. Here’s your concert pic of the morning. Sir Sly at Electric Owl on August 11, 2014.

Thanks Lauren!

Recent entries

Photo of the Day: Supermoon is super! 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: Supermoon is super! 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.

Ye gods, Squamish. You were pretty incredible.

Re-live the glory of the weekend here!

On the eastern edge of Fairview yesterday, I saw a novel construction that made me pause. It was right on the edge of a back alley behind a house.

It was in a neighbourhood not too far south of 16th Avenue where the grass is longer, the bushes are bushier, and nature, well, nature always looks like it just got out of bed.

I expect things in this area to look a little “rustic”, but this was pushing it: two-by-fours, unpainted plywood, an old window for a door, and plenty of chicken wire.

It might have been the ugliest lane home in Vancouver, but it was a bit too small for that. Perhaps a minimum security playhouse?

Read more: Homeless in Vancouver: Not the ugliest lane home in Vancouver

Some hikes are fun. Mount Harvey isn’t one of them.

This hike in Lions Bay is a steep slog that would be unbearable on hot, sunny days if most of the route wasn’t well shaded. But it’s worthwhile because it climaxes with a ridge walk leading to one of the highest summits on Vancouver’s North Shore. You’ll also be rewarded with a backside view of the Lions most people never see.

Read more: Mount Harvey challenges hikers behind the Lions

Will cameras finally replace rifles in 21st-century British Columbia? Writer Daniel Wood looks at the misplaced priorities of the B.C. government, the heavily subsidized trophy hunt, and the economics of killing bears.
Can grizzly bear watchers end B.C.’s trophy hunt?
Cover photo by Jeff Banke.
Handsome cover bear: unknown.

Will cameras finally replace rifles in 21st-century British Columbia? Writer Daniel Wood looks at the misplaced priorities of the B.C. government, the heavily subsidized trophy hunt, and the economics of killing bears.

Can grizzly bear watchers end B.C.’s trophy hunt?

Cover photo by Jeff Banke.

Handsome cover bear: unknown.

We’ve got photos from this year’s Vancouver Pride Parade!

Thanks to photographer Andrew Chin for the snaps.

SQUAMISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We’ve got it all: invasive interviews with musicians, recollections of festivals of yore, a soundtrack for your drive up, and beer recommendations from your favourite rockers.

Squamish: Be there.

Cover photo by Leigh Righton.

Bottom photo by Rebecca Blissett.