Monthly Archives: October 2014
Kip Fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa
“What are you?” Award-winning filmmaker and artist Kip Fulbeck explores this question through powerful yet intimate portraits of multiracial individuals of all ages and walks of life. Originally used as a derogatory label derived from the Hawaiian word for “half,” hapa is now a term of pride by many whose mixed-race heritage includes Asian ancestry. … Continue reading
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
An Opportunity to Share your Costume or Textile Family Heirloom or Collection!
Deadline for submissions: November 20th, 2014 5:00pm Continue reading
‘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
Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) 2014
The 18th Annual Vancouver Asian Film Festival will take place from November 6 – 9, 2014 at Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas, located in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown neighbourhood. The theme this year is “What’s Your Perspective?” – a question that calls upon our collective past and present, and how we interact with one another in … Continue reading
Community Cafe: Canadian Indonesians – Who Are We?
Come join us in a community cafe and take part in a dialogue on the identity of Canadian Indonesians. This panel discussion features moderator Margaret Gallagher, who is the current CBC Host of Hot Air. Margaret’s Indonesian Canadian identity is rooted in her mother, a Chinese-Indonesian who came to Canada in the late 1960s. Her … Continue reading