At Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Lingua Franca reflects Isabel Sandoval’s delicate approach

Very last yr, Isabel Sandoval turned the initial trans woman of color to display in levels of competition at the Venice International Movie Festival. She went on to get her film, Lingua Franca, picked up by Ava Duvernay’s Array company, and she’ll keep on to blaze a path on Netflix later on this thirty day period.

When Lingua Franca lastly screens below at the digital edition of the Vancouver Queer Movie Festival, in its Centrepiece Gala, Sandoval marks a milestone as the event’s initial trans woman to have penned, directed, and starred in her own motion picture.

But what

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COVID-19: Tips on healthy eating for kids at home from Vancouver nutritionist Erika Weissenborn

A family members that cooks collectively eats much healthier.

That is a information from Vancouver nutritionist Erika Weissenborn as a lot of parents and their children are at household since of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Weissenborn is also an entreprenuer and the founder of Refreshing in Your Fridge, a personalized food preparation and household-cooking services.

The Georgia Straight sought out the UBC-educated diet professional to ask how parents can assure that their young ones are ingesting healthier through this world-wide disaster.

The first detail Weissenborn mentions is the worth of “getting every person in the family members in the kitchen area

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Things to do in Metro Vancouver on Sunday, March 15

Searching for some thing to do on Sunday? The Straight’s obtained you protected. Right here are some situations going on in or close to Vancouver on Sunday, March 15.

 

Concert events

Celtic band the Wheat in the Barley, showcasing new fiddler Annie Brown, performs the Elks Club of White Rock.

 

Food stuff & Consume

The Hastings Park Winter season Farmers Market on the PNE Fairgrounds options a host of new suppliers and cost-free parking at Gate 2 off Renfrew.

 

Discussion boards

Take a look at the approaches in which the situations of Beethoven’s life influenced his compositional procedure at

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COVID-19 closures in tech and outdoors: Science World, Whistler, Vancouver Marathon, and Apple stores

When pupils will be out of classes for spring crack, several normal recreational actions may possibly not be accessible owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Science Environment introduced on March thirteen that it will stay shut until April six in the course of spring crack.

Science Environment said that while no incidents related to COVID-19 have been discovered at their venue, he decision to close is centered on “an abundance of warning centered on the unique interactive, palms-on mother nature of our facility and our means to deal with social distancing”.

The staff members, who will be paid according to scheduled

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Albertan male visitor, 26, dies after falling near Stanley Park’s Prospect Point in Vancouver

Sadly, a visit to a Vancouver locale common with vacationers and locals for its beautiful views has finished in tragedy.

Vancouver Police Department (VPD) Sgt. Aaron Roed explained to the Ga Straight that prior to 8:thirty p.m. on February 23, the B.C. Ambulance Support known as law enforcement to the space of the Stanley Park seawall under Prospect Stage.

A 26-yr-outdated male from Alberta had fallen from the rocks earlier mentioned the seawall and did not endure the tumble.

Sgt. Roed stated that there are some indications of his loss of life becoming accidental and does not show up to

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Two collisions on B.C. highways: four deaths, one child in grave condition in Vancouver

Final weekend, two independent collisions on B.C. highways tragically resulted in the fatalities of a few grownups and just one baby when a next baby is struggling with lifestyle-threatening injuries.

West Kootenay Targeted traffic Expert services stated on February 24 that close to seven:fifty a.m. on February 22, Revelstoke RCMP and RCMP Trans Canada East Targeted traffic Expert services responded to a report about a collision between two professional transport autos on Freeway one about 20 kilometres (12 miles) west of Revelstoke close to A few Valley Hole.

Upon arrival, officers found two males lifeless at the scene.

Primarily based

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Homeless in Vancouver: Looks like winter but sounds a bit like spring

Chilly winter season rain notwithstanding, Friday early morning (February seven) I swear that I read the initial, unmistakable chirps of spring.

Early morning immediately after early morning, for months now, I have woken to the silence of nature—broken only by the swish of vehicle tires, the tread of boots, the rattle of searching carts, and the wail of crisis sirens.

Thursday was no distinct. But Friday early morning there were being songbirds!

Spring is coming—a small bird (song) instructed me

Springlike seems to the opposite, it nonetheless looks and feels like a Vancouver winter season.
Stanley Q. Woodvine

The rhythmic

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62 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Saturday, February 8

On the lookout for one thing to do on Saturday? The Straight’s bought you covered. Here are 62 situations taking place in or about Vancouver on Saturday, February 8.

 

CONCERTS 

Vancouver rockers the Black Halos play the next of two evenings at the Rickshaw Theatre, with visitors Bishops Environmentally friendly and Chain Whip.

Area indie-folk band Here North There plays the Fox Cabaret, with visitors Zach Kleisinger and Abraham. 

Area rockers Rock N’ Roll Circus play the Railway Stage and Beer Cafe, with visitors La Chinga and Jody Peck.

Jazz group the BC Double Quartet, that includes guitarist Bill

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Video: Prince Harry returns to Vancouver Island to reunite with wife Meghan and son Archie

January is about as sluggish as it receives in the Victoria tourism industry, but inns and places to eat in B.C.’s cash city may well be obtaining a improve this week.

Which is since Fleet Road journos and other worldwide media are probable to be back again to scrummage all-around for a lot more details on the actions of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Video footage is currently likely all-around the environment of Prince Harry hopping off a WestJet plane on Vancouver Island this morning.

He’s back again in B.C. to be reunited with his spouse Meghan, who’s been

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25 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Wednesday, January 22

Influenced by Inuit founding myths, Unikkaaqtuat celebrates the Inuit culture, its traditions, and eyesight for the foreseeable future, as a result of a cross-cultural collaboration.

Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton, 7pm, From $20

 

The Drive International Performing Arts Competition continues with 27 works from 24 firms around city.

A variety of Vancouver venues

 

Pacific Theatre provides Gramma, a poetic new tale of human connection in the loneliest of instances.

Pacific Theatre, 1440 West twelfth, 8pm, $20-36.50

 

Thomas Middleton and William Rowley’s The Changeling is just one of the darkest and most sensual of the 17th century English tragedies. A tale

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