Open House – Lipont Place
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Open House – Lipont Place

Lipont Place is a recently-opened commercial art space located in downtown Richmond.  Located in a former automobile showroom across from the Aberdeen Canada Line Station,  it is being converted into a combination of  professional art exhibition spaces, artist studios, office space, a café and a bar. Lipont Place is currently holding Open Houses for potential clients. … Continue reading

‘A Celebration of Yukman Lai’s 50 Years of Brushwork by Yukman Lai art at the UBC Asian Centre
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‘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

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

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

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Cheuk Kwan talks about his 15 part film documentary, “Chinese Restaurants around the World”

On Thursday, May 16, 6:30pm at Richmond City Council Hall on 6911 No. 3 Road, Richmond BC, Cheuk Kwan will be on hand to present an one-hour power point discussion about the stories behind the making of the film series, his personal stories and insights and discovery and about the essence of the sojourner/journey motif from the angle of … Continue reading

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#explorASIAN2013 Book Launch of The Rainbow Rocket and Mooncakes at Dr. Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden

On May 5, 2013, authors Loretta Seto and Fiona Tinwei Lam held a reading as part of explorASIAN 2013.  Held in conjunction with a solo exhibit of eastern inspired contemporary Mandalas and new children’s book illustrations by artist Kristi Bridgeman, illustrator of The Rainbow Rocket, the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop and explorASIAN were on hand to help … Continue reading

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A Canadian premiere and signature program of explorASIAN 2013

A Canadian premiere and signature program of explorASIAN 2013 — this is a fusion of Western opera and Eastern myth produced by the Vancouver Opera, a new partner with VAHMS.   Ancient Japan. Seikyo, a prince by birth, tells his fellow monks the story of how he came to the temple: Years earlier, in China, seeking … Continue reading