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CANADA 150: CANADA GOES PACIFIC
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CANADA 150: CANADA GOES PACIFIC

  On the occasion of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations, Le Centre culturel francophone de Vancouver is preparing a unique and avant-garde initiative entitled: Canada 150: Canada Goes Pacific. On July 21st, 22nd and 23rd, some forty artists working in different disciplines will gather around the various venues of Vancouver’s Granville Island, including the outdoor and … Continue reading

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Chinatown Women Exhibition

Chinese Cultural Centre Museum & Archives 555 Columbia St, Vancouver, BC V6A 4H5 July 5th – Aug 30th By the early 1950s, Chinese Canadians were exercising their right to vote, after being granted citizenship in 1947.  Chinese-Canadian women, however, continued to encounter not only racial but gender bias.  Women were still largely relegated to the … Continue reading

Ottawa’s Jeff Fuchs and his obsession with China’s tea culture in THE TEA EXPLORER feature-length documentary on CBC Doc. Channel, Sunday, July 23
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Ottawa’s Jeff Fuchs and his obsession with China’s tea culture in THE TEA EXPLORER feature-length documentary on CBC Doc. Channel, Sunday, July 23

Jeff Fuchs’ tea obsession was sparked when a casual date in Taiwan took him to an all night Chinese tea ceremony. He watched the sun come up, buzzing from all the liquid he had imbibed. “I thought what the hell is in this to create an alchemy of tremendous clarity, high beyond-words feeling, a social … Continue reading