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Updated List of Photographs Needed for Silk Routes Exhibition
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Updated List of Photographs Needed for Silk Routes Exhibition

Due to the interest and popularity of the Silk Routes Exhibition 2016, we have extended the deadline to January 20th, 2016. Below is a list of photographs we are still accepting (for submission guidelines please see here). From the Silk Route We are still accepting photographs from the following countries/areas: Azerbaijan (Baku) Iran – Modern Persia (Herat, … Continue reading

UBC Free Public Lecture Jan 18: Five Long, Short Years: Our World, Our Fukushima
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UBC Free Public Lecture Jan 18: Five Long, Short Years: Our World, Our Fukushima

The Department of Asian Studies, at the University of British Columbia, presents their annual John Howes Lecture in Japanese Studies featuring guest speaker Dr. Norma Field, Professor of Japanese Studies Emerita at the University of Chicago. This year’s lecture, titled Five Long, Short Years: Our World, Our Fukushima, will discuss the Great East Japan Earthquake that … Continue reading

Seeking Photographs: Following the Silk Routes and Beyond
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Seeking Photographs: Following the Silk Routes and Beyond

  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FROM EMERGING, MID-CAREER or ESTABLIShED photographers The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS) is a non-profit organization committed to building a community where Asian arts, cultures and contributions are lived, shared and celebrated as part of the harmonious diversity of Canada.   For our May explorASIAN 2016 exhibition, “Following the Silk … Continue reading

Telling Stories – A Visual Art Exhibition
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Telling Stories – A Visual Art Exhibition

Telling Stories – A Visual Art Exhibition 聯系你我和的故事 – 當代藝術展及社區藝術活動 Telling Stories is presented by the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouverand partially funded by the City of Vancouver and Province of British Columbia. Opening Reception: Saturday November 7th, 2015  2:00 – 4:00pm (Free event) Exhibition dates: November 7th – December 19th, 2015 Tuesday – Sunday … Continue reading

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds

  Come check out a new immersive theatrical production of this Pulitzer Prize winning play in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Vancouver, November 18-28, 2015—This will be the first time Vancouver will see an interpretation like this—an ethnically diverse cast, non-traditional space in Chinatown, and reimaging of a classic drama. Redcurrant/Marigolds Collective was formed to create innovative and … Continue reading

How to be a Bad Asian Canadian
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How to be a Bad Asian Canadian

ACAM LUNCH WITH JEN SUNG Is there such a thing as a “bad” Asian Canadian? The ACAM faculty, staff, and students invite you to explore this philosophical question with Jen Sung through personal storytelling and her decade-long flirtation with art + community activism. Event highlights: – a short film screening – breakout discussions — Speaker … Continue reading

A Banquet of Stories
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A Banquet of Stories

Saturday September 26th at the Sunset Community Centre (6810 Main Street) Doors open at 2:30pm Free admission, parking, and refreshments Pre-register on Eventbrite A Banquet of Stories: Sharing Migration Tales Through Food The Pacific Canada Heritage Centre – Museum of Migration Society is a non-profit society with the goal of building a wider and improved understanding of Canada’s … Continue reading

LiterASIAN Festival 2015 – Celebrating 20 Years of Asian Canadian Writing
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LiterASIAN Festival 2015 – Celebrating 20 Years of Asian Canadian Writing

Thursday October 8 to Sunday October 11, 2015 – LiterASIAN Festival is back!  The 3rd annual Asian Canadian literary festival celebrates the best of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian literary talent.   LiterASIAN 2015 features readings, workshops, panel discussions and book launches. Featuring some of the Asian Canadian writing’s most innovative and creative writers in fantasy, … Continue reading