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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

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

literASIAN 2014 Returns October 9-12, 2014
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literASIAN 2014 Returns October 9-12, 2014

The Vancouver Asian Writers’ Workshop (ACWW) is pleased to announce the countdown to its much anticipated celebration of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian writing set for October 9th to 12th, 2014 in Vancouver, BC. As a non-profit organization with a mandate to promote awareness of Asian Canadian literature, history, and culture, ACWW provide a supportive and … Continue reading

Gateway Pacific Theatre Festival
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Gateway Pacific Theatre Festival

DETENTION 打轉教室 Aug 15 – 17, 2014 主舞台MainStage Detention is a non-verbal physical comedy for all ages – no translation needed! This fresh example of classic Hong Kong humor translates to all audiences without words. The piece is an acrobatic comedy combining clowning, martial arts and percussion. Performed by a group of talented comedians, drummers, … Continue reading

CCSMSC Annual Lecture Series—Dr. Asef Bayat, What are Social Non-Movements: A View from the Middle East
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CCSMSC Annual Lecture Series—Dr. Asef Bayat, What are Social Non-Movements: A View from the Middle East

Dr Asef Bayat, University of Illinois, will speak to his broad research areas ranging from social movements and non-movements, religion-politics-everyday life, Islam and the modern world, to urban space and politics, and international development, focusing primarily on the Middle East. His lecture will also address themes in his latest book, “Life as Politics: How Ordinary … Continue reading

Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon (MAMM) 10th Annual Open Call for Submissions
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Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon (MAMM) 10th Annual Open Call for Submissions

Choose the Genre.  Pitch the Story.  Make the Film. Are you mighty? Take the Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon challenge: make an 8-minute short film in 12 days. Think it’s easy? Find out. More.   The Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF)’s Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon (MAMM) kicks off its 10th Year with our open call for entries! Are … Continue reading

Jasmine Jazz at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden on June 22
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Jasmine Jazz at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden on June 22

Vancouver Chinese Instrumental Music Society is a charitable non-profit organization and home for Canada’s first professional Chinese music group formed in 1989.   On June 22, 2014, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden and VCIMC are co-presenting an intimate and exciting show on Sunday, June 22. Jasmine Jazz will be a rare collaboration between Chinese folk … Continue reading