Interconnected Artist Spotlight: Christine Wei
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Interconnected Artist Spotlight: Christine Wei

Artist Statement Illustration to me has always been the breath-of-fresh-air version of the reality we live in, or perhaps an imaginative world, where hearts are allowed to freely and truthfully converse with one another through unique visual expressions, without neither self-inflicted or societal-imposed constraints.   I often like to contextualize the subjects of my illustrations within … Continue reading

Neighbourhood Speaker Series: Japanese Canadians in Burnaby
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Neighbourhood Speaker Series: Japanese Canadians in Burnaby

This fall, join the Burnaby Village Museum for an interactive online sessions to learn about the history of Japanese Canadians in Burnaby. Celebrations of Life and Love: Ceramic Works of Thomas Kakinuma Tuesday, October 12, 7:00pm, 1.5 hours Online via Zoom: https://burnaby-ca.zoom.us/j/61158635276 Debra Sloan focuses on the life and work of UBC professor and Burnaby … Continue reading

‘A Quick Journey to Indonesia’
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‘A Quick Journey to Indonesia’

The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society is especially grateful to the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Vancouver for inviting VAHMS to its thematic cultural and creative economy promotional program named “A Quick Journey to Indonesia: Discover its Uniqueness.” The event showcased the rich and diverse culture of Indonesia, such as delicious cuisine, … Continue reading

Vancouver Ikebana Association Fall Show
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Vancouver Ikebana Association Fall Show

The Vancouver Ikebana Association will be presenting the 2021 Fall Show on October 10 from 10:30-4pm. Japanese style floral arrangements will be artistically displayed in the main hall of the Nikkei Cultural Centre on Thanksgiving Sunday. Demonstrations will take place by master instructors between 12:30-3:30pm. The event is open to anyone, and admission is by donation. … Continue reading

Orange Shirt Day & the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
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Orange Shirt Day & the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

September 30, 2021 marks the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada as well as Orange Shirt Day. The latter is an Indigenous-led grassroots commemorative day that dates back to the Commemoration Project and Reunion events that took place in Williams Lake, BC in May 2013. On that day, Phyllis Webstad, a Northern … Continue reading

Culture Days with Uzume Taiko
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Culture Days with Uzume Taiko

Uzume Taiko celebrates Culture Days 2021 with two specially filmed Performance Events and  an Interactive Virtual Taiko Drumming Workshop suitable for all ages! The two 40-minute  Performance Events capture the taiko drummers up close and personal in the intimate Taiko  Studio setting. Join us for a potpourri of powerful drum beats, rhythmic precision and  choreographed … Continue reading