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City of Vancouver invites submissions for 2015 Book Award
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City of Vancouver invites submissions for 2015 Book Award

Authors and publishers of books that contribute to the appreciation and understanding of Vancouver’s history, unique character or the achievements of its residents are invited to submit entries for the annual City of Vancouver Book Award. The winning book can be of any genre and will demonstrate excellence in content, illustration, design, and/or format. To … Continue reading

7th Canadian Community Play & Arts Symposium
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7th Canadian Community Play & Arts Symposium

TRACKS: 7th Canadian Community Play & Arts Symposium – Vancouver/Coast Salish Territory, May 10-12, 2015 – Enderby, BC/Secwepemul’ecw Territory, May 13-15 Take advantage of the Early Bird fee and Register today: http://www.trackssymposium.com/registration.html A six day national symposium that brings together community-engaged Indigenous and settler/immigrant artists who are collaborating to create art with, for and about … Continue reading

Judy Yung & Eddie Fung, Tuesday, May 5, at 7 p.m.
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Judy Yung & Eddie Fung, Tuesday, May 5, at 7 p.m.

Judy Yung, Professor Emerita of American Studies at the University of California, will discuss her book, Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island which includes a new historical introduction, poems from Ellis Island and Victoria, B.C., twenty oral histories, and dozens of new photographs. In his memoir, The Adventures of Eddie Fung, … Continue reading

GREG GIRARD: RICHMOND/KOWLOON, April 18 to June 28, 2015
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GREG GIRARD: RICHMOND/KOWLOON, April 18 to June 28, 2015

April 18 to June 28, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, April 17, 7:00-9:00pm Vancouver-based Greg Girard spent three decades working and living in Asia examining the social and physical transformations of some of its largest cities through his photographic work. Richmond/Kowloon includes photographs documenting Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong as well as a new body … Continue reading

The Room Nobody Knows by Niwa Gekidan Penino Thursday, May 7th at 7pm
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The Room Nobody Knows by Niwa Gekidan Penino Thursday, May 7th at 7pm

ScreenTime is a quarterly screening series of performances on film, held throughout Vancouver with a variety of partners. Each screening is followed by a conversation about the work, the artist and artists who made it, and the ideas bouncing between the two. OUR NEXT ScreenTime: The Room Nobody Knows by Niwa Gekidan Penino Thursday, May 7th at … Continue reading

Nowruz Commemorative Stamp
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Nowruz Commemorative Stamp

You are cordially invited to a press conference for the announcement of “Nowruz Commemorative Stamp”. Here is the detail: Date: Saturday, March 14, 2:30 – 3:30 pm Venue: UBC Robson Square , Vancouver, BC, 800 Robson Street Please RSVP to: rohani@thelaurier.ca at your earliest convenience. I look forward to hosting you at this great initiative. … Continue reading

Cultural China · Charming Henan – Henan Woodblock New Year Prints Exhibition
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Cultural China · Charming Henan – Henan Woodblock New Year Prints Exhibition

Cultural China · Charming Henan – Henan Woodblock New Year Prints Exhibition The exhibition is in both English and Chinese. Opening Reception: Saturday February 28th, 2015 2:00 – 4:00pm (free and open to the public) Exhibition dates: February 28 – April 12, 2015 Tuesday – Sunday 11am-5pm $3/adult, $2/senior or students. Free on Tuesdays. Members … Continue reading

Book discussion, poetry reading, and storytelling by authors Judy Yung and Eddie Fung
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Book discussion, poetry reading, and storytelling by authors Judy Yung and Eddie Fung

Sunday May 3rd, 2015 2:00pm — 4:00pm (Free Admission) Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver Museum 555 Columbia Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6A 4H5 Canada Organizers: Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver Chinese Canadian Military Museum Join us for an afternoon of book discussion, poetry reading, and storytelling by authors Judy Yung (譚碧芳) and Eddie Fung (馮文光). … Continue reading

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