This is possibly the best cover photo the @georgiastraight has ever published

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Every Wednesday our friends at The Georgia Straight provide us with a preview of what you’ll see on – and in – their paper the next day. They are the source for lifestyle and entertainment in our city and along with their robust online presence they’ve always released a print edition, distributed everywhere each Thursday.

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This issue is their 2,442nd and on the cover is is Vancouver Opera. Vancouver Opera’s Stickboy finds spoken-word poet Shane Koyczan (photographed by Kaare Iversonwww.kaareiverson.com) revisiting the traumas of his past.

There’s also a special section presenting Fall Books. HERE is a portal to stories from it.

Here’s some links to stories highlighted on the cover:
Vancouver Opera’s Stickboy boldly faces the bullies again coverstory by Janet Smith
Tanya Tagaq and Severn Cullis-Suzuki collaborate at Beyond Words by Alexander Varty
After five years in sanctuary, U.S. war resister Rodney Watson warns against another war in Iraq by Travis Lupick

More Fall Books coverage:
Karl Ove Knausgaard turns inner life into literature on a grand scale by Brian Lynch
Kim Thúy reflects on love and the language of food by David Chau

Pick up a copy of the Straight when you see it tomorrow!

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