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Multicultural Textile Symposium
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Multicultural Textile Symposium

Multicultural Textile Symposium 多元文化染織藝術講解會 Symposium (English): Saturday January 31, 2015 10:00 am – 3:00pm Free admission. Please RSVP. Each talk is accompanied by a slideshow. 10:00am – 11:00am: Jean Kares Clothing the Son of Heaven: The Emperor’s Robe 11:00am – 12:00pm: Dr. Angela Clarke “Threads of Life”  Birth, Marriage and Textiles in Italy c. 1500 to 1960 … Continue reading

Of Rice and Roots
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Of Rice and Roots

UBC Institute of Asian Research and UBC Centre of Southeast Asia Research, in collaboration with ASEAN Consulates-Generals in Vancouver and UBC SEA Students Associations presents: OF RICE AND ROOTS Of Rice and Roots (previously SEA Food Night) is an event where YOU can try a variety of traditional dishes from different Southeast Asian countries and … Continue reading

The Vancouver Asahi Returns to Vancouver
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The Vancouver Asahi Returns to Vancouver

The Vancouver Asahi DIRECTOR: Ishi Yuya (Japan, 2014, 130 min.) Tickets: viff.org 604.683.FILM (3456) for the latest info and listings. “From a Vancouver perspective it’s a fascinating film. Beautifully shot, it recreates a lost world in Japantown, when Powell Street was all Japanese businesses and the Powell Street Grounds (today’s Oppenheimer Park) was a baseball … Continue reading

explorASIAN at Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) – Dark Passage on November 7, 2014
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explorASIAN at Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) – Dark Passage on November 7, 2014

The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society is proud to be community partners with the Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF).     Please join us on November 7, 2014 5:00PM at the Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas as we co-present the program DARK PASSAGE, six filmmakers shine a light onto what happens when tragic and unforseeable circumstances test the … Continue reading

Spotlight Taiwan: Come Play with Us: Puppetry and New Media
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Spotlight Taiwan: Come Play with Us: Puppetry and New Media

Ouxi Taiwanese Puppetry Festival November 4 – 9, Michael Ames Theatre The Taiyuan Puppet Theatre and the Chin Fei Feng Marionette Theatre Troupe from Taiwan will be at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) offering puppetry workshops, school shows and public performances.   School Shows- (Elementary & Secondary) Tuesday, November 4 to Thursday, November 6. 10:00 am & 12:30 … Continue reading

‘A Celebration of Yukman Lai’s 50 Years of Brushwork by Yukman Lai art at the UBC Asian Centre
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‘A Celebration of Yukman Lai’s 50 Years of Brushwork by Yukman Lai art at the UBC Asian Centre

An exhibition entitled A Celebration of Yukman Lai’s 50 Years of Brushwork will be held during October 25 – November 1, 2014, daily from 11 am to 5 pm. at UBC Asian Centre. Professor Yukman Lai (1949-2013), a Chinese-Canadian artist, calligrapher and seal engraver, was born in China and raised in Hong Kong. He studied … Continue reading

Hapa-palooza Festival
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Hapa-palooza Festival

HAPA-PALOOZA FESTIVAL: CANADA’S LARGEST CELEBRATION OF MIXED HERITAGE & HYBRID IDENTITY A 6-day festival featuring a vibrant fusion of music, art, storytelling, film, dance and community gatherings celebrating mixed heritage and hybrid identity. VANCOUVER, B.C.—Hapa-palooza welcomes all people to 7 FREE public events during its festival September 23 to 28, 2014, in locations in Vancouver … Continue reading

Baseball Feature Leads off Vancouver International Film Festival 2014
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Baseball Feature Leads off Vancouver International Film Festival 2014

http://youtu.be/wzjksj2XR8E This year’s Vancouver International Film Festival will feature the world premiere of a Japanese film about 1930s and ’40s Vancouver – specifically Japantown, and a storied baseball team of that era. Yuya Ishii’s The Vancouver Asahi tells the story of the team which had been hugely successful, but then fell apart after the banishment … Continue reading