What is slam poetry and why is spoken word important to our own social understanding?
Ricepaper Magazine sits down with Asian-Canadian poet, song writer and community organizer, Janice Lee at a house show in Vancouver. The Kitchener-Waterloo native discusses the … more »
kahta mamook kopa chinook wawa– how to speak chinook
An article by Judith Ichisaka from 17.3/4 our Aboriginal and Asian Canadian Writer’s Special Double Issue
You Are A Cat!
by Sherwin Tjia
Conundrum Press, Oct. 2011,
240 pages, 80 b/w illustrations $17 (Paperback)
Reviewed by Elliot Chan.
As someone who finds felines endearing and adorable—but is also allergic to them—I’m trapped in a love-hate relationship … more »
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We are currently conducting a market research for our beloved publication and in order to reach out to a larger demographic and better cater to our current readership we must … more »
Andrew Huang’s musical mystique is an exploration. Different environments conjure different personalities, different auras and different sounds. Like a chameleon, he is able to instinctually morph to suit his surrounding, whether it is the soulful rhythm of a heartbreaking ballad … more »
Entertainment evolved from a grand spectacle to a simple click on a screen. With such convenience, Toronto-based playwright David Yee believes theatre is more relevant than ever. The content we choose for ourselves is of immediate interest, but fosters little … more »
On April 6, 2013 from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, the Historic Joy Kogawa House is hosting our Special Double Issue Launch Party. The event will coincide with the opening reception for the Text/Textiles exhibit, featuring collections from international textile … more »
Globalization: Cultural Disconnects or Shared Destiny?
February 20, 2013 – Vancouver & Richmond | Extremely timely in light of recent backlash against the China-Canada FIPPA agreement and the presence of Chinese miners in Northern BC, the upcoming 4th DocuAsia Forum … more »
By day, Dennis Litonjua can clock 400 clicks driving around the city. His civilian day job requires him to be constantly on the road. But by night, he can still be found on the go—he goes comedy-club hopping, rushing onto … more »
When I was 10-years-old my mother enrolled me in kung fu lessons. She was hoping I would develop some valuable characteristics, get some exercise and most importantly have the confidence to protect myself. Choy Li Fut was a form of … more »
For the fifth year, the Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre (VACT) is presenting Etch-Your-SketchOff, a sketch comedy competition with a cultural twist. Participating teams will pull all their funny wits together and come up with eight to 10 minutes sketches … more »