Want to win a dreamy Vancouver staycation? The prize includes a Saturday evening at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, an amazing dinner experience, as well as tickets to an improv show.
To enter, all you have to do is take our short survey. We want to know what you love, what you want more of, and what we’re missing, so that we can write more of the stuff you’re excited to read. Give it to us straight.
Making wine more chill
Commentary: Small biz can help solve
fast fashion problems
SPONSORED BY ACUMEN LAW
Protect your rights and future
Receiving a driving prohibition can be an overwhelming experience that has the potential to cost you not only your driver's licence but also your freedom. Having a skilled lawyer with particular expertise in driving-related cases is crucial to keeping you in the driver's seat.
Whether you have received a DUI/Immediate Roadside Prohibition, Notice of Intent to Prohibit or a Driving While Prohibited charge, Acumen Law Corporation has a highly experienced team of driving lawyers to provide you with the strongest legal defence.
Start your defence today by reaching out to Acumen Law at 604-685-8889 for a free consultation or visit our website to learn more.
Know Your Local: Curator
Yuri Arajs runs Outsiders and Others, the only gallery in town dedicated to showcasing artists from non-traditional backgrounds.
Review: Måneskin break rules you didn’t know existed
Måneskin frontman Damiano David called YVR “very European” at their show this week. Which is weird, because he’s literally Italian. Maybe the cities on their world tour have blended together as the four-piece continue to break all the rules, in style.
SPONSORED BY NEW WORKS
Tickets now on sale for The Biting School's next world premiere
New Works proudly presents Zahak, The Serpent King (World Premiere) by celebrated interdisciplinary performance group The Biting School. Inspired by the Persian myth of Zahak, directors Aryo and Arash Khakpour invite audiences into a mesmerizing world of physical-theatre, dance, and transformation. The Annex, Nov 30 - Dec 2, 2023.
Canadian Culinary Championship qualifier cheers chef combat
SPONSORED BY STYLE WISE
Women's Fall/Winter Clothing Sample Sale!
The author of “Killing the Wittigo: Indigenous Culture-Based Approaches to Waking Up, Taking Action, and Doing the Work of Healing” hosts a book party. [Free]
To complement a showcase of music from Indonesia represented by the Yes No Wave Music label, Western Front will be screening three works on the hour during regular gallery visiting times. [Free]
The second annual Sinophone music event that highlights Chinese-language artists in BC and beyond kicks off tomorrow. [Prices vary]
Four artists illuminate micro and macro perspectives on the natural world in this new exhibition. They’ll be doing an artists talk livestream on October 18 at 7pm here. [Free]
Doors open to all guests for the main competition at 6pm for an unforgettable gourmet experience and culinary battle. Guests will savour dishes and paired beverages at each competing chef’s station. [$450+]
As the Canadian musician behind Sunset Rubdown and Moonface, Spencer Krug has been a major player on over 25 releases within the past two decades, and now performs old and new material under his own name. [$22+]
Want to know what else is happening in Vancouver? Check out our Events Listings.
Thanks for reading the Straight today!
If you found something useful, consider forwarding this newsletter to another Vancouverite.
And before you go, let us know: