Inside Chinatown: Ancient Culture in a New World
By Robert Amos and Kileasa Wong
TouchWood Editions, 160 pages
Reviewed by David Chau
Published in 14.4
ROBERT AMO’S AND KILEASA WONG’S book, Inside Chinatown: Ancient Culture in a New World, … more »
By Colleen Lanki
Published in 14.2
The space between objects.
The silence between sounds.
The stillness between actions.
Ma is a Japanese aesthetic principle meaning “emptiness” or “absence.” It is the space between objects, … more »
The Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (VACT) is producing the Brink Festival at Studio 1398 on Granville Island from September 20 – 23, 2012. This festival will represent Asian Canadian actors, playwrights and stories that were randomly not selected through … more »
Theme: Flashback ~ Fifteen Years at Ricepaper Magazine (15.4 / WINTER 2010)
Although many other publications have come and gone over the past 15 years, Ricepaper has endured almost a generation of cultural and social change. We're dedicating our next issue of Ricepaper to the humble beginnings, highlights, and constantly evolving vision of Canada's only literary...
By Janice Wu
Ricepaper is pleased to have Janice Wu guest-blog as our “blogger-about-town” as she covers the latest cool spots in the Vancouver arts scene.
Janice recently caught up with Russell Leng, an emerging Vancouver-based artist at the … more »
By Cheryl Caballero
Cheryl Caballero examines the connection between Western patriarchy and the sexual stereotyping of Asian women.
A few weeks ago, a friend called me upset about something that had happened to her at work. At an office party, … more »
Written by Amy Chow
Photos by Melissa Dex Guzman
Fumie von Dehn admits that while growing up in Japan during the ’80s she wasn’t that interested in kimonos. “I was into club music, fashion from Europe and not so much …
By Joni Low
Beppu, Japan: a non-descript, urban landscape of decrepit buildings, scattered rubble, deserted streets. There’s an odd, grating sound on the pavement cutting into distant industrial sounds. A black-clothed figure with a puffed body and bound hands—face …...
By Megan Lau
Maiko Bae Yamamoto and James Long are two of the most promising theatre artists in Canada. In February 2009, Theatre Replacement was awarded the prestigious Rio Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award for Theatre. The $60,000 award will … more »
By Ray Hsu and Fiona Tinwei Lam
Ricepaper is pleased to offer a new column that features two poets exploring a body of work, discussing craft, exploring form and meaning…
Poet-scholar Ray Hsu looks deeply, and speaks with poet...
By Tara Quinn
If I concentrate hard enough, I can almost picture the Toronto music scene of thirty years ago. Or, rather, I can almost hear it. I certainly hear it in composer Alexina Louie’s voice as she talks about … more »