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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

Calling all volunteers who are curious about the lesser-known history of BC!
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Calling all volunteers who are curious about the lesser-known history of BC!

Calling all volunteers who are curious about the lesser-known history of BC.  If you can speak either English, Cantonese or Mandarin, and are willing to be trained to qualify as the “Cultural Ambassadors” of the Pacific Canada Heritage Centre (PCHC), please read on. In support of the Centennial Anniversary of the Ing Suey Sung Tong … Continue reading

Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit Menus from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s  Ships, Trains, Planes, and Hotels
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Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit Menus from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s Ships, Trains, Planes, and Hotels

Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit: Menus from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s Ships, Trains, Planes, and Hotels is an exhibition that will be held from April 7 to December 24, 2014. Whether you prefer quick eats or fine dining, join us for an exhibition of eye-catching and mouth-watering Canadian Pacific Railway Company menus dating from … Continue reading

May 30 – A powerhouse of writers celebrate Asian Heritage Month #explorASIAN
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May 30 – A powerhouse of writers celebrate Asian Heritage Month #explorASIAN

 Consider this your exclusive invite to a thought-provoking and entertaining night of words.  Four vanguards of the Asian literary scene assemble at Pulpfiction Books (2422 Main Street, Vancouver) to read passages from their latest novels and publications. Join Doretta Lau (How Does A Single Blade Of Grass Thank The Sun), Tom Cho (Look Who’s Morphing), … Continue reading

Indonesian Traditional Textiles: A Diversity of Expressions
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Indonesian Traditional Textiles: A Diversity of Expressions

Traditional textiles are often associated as cultural objects since much of the thoughts about the work, materials and techniques have significance in meaning and value. For centuries, the practice of producing traditional cloths in Indonesia has been passed down from generation to generation. Although the method is seen impractical, the symbolic meaning and value embedded … Continue reading