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Shutterbox: Asian Canadian Childhoods

Shutterbox: Asian Canadian Childhoods

What do you remember about your childhood? A couple weeks ago I asked Ricepaper friends to send me photos of themselves when they were little. The pictures they submitted were funny and adorable. What makes one’s childhood “Asian Canadian”? Making … more »

Cute to Kill III: Indie Dark Cute Japanese Animation

Cute to Kill III: Indie Dark Cute Japanese Animation

Blim and Powell Street Festival Society present:

Cute to Kill III

Sunday October 28 | 7:30 – 10 PM | $15/12 (advance tix available at Blim) | @ VIVO Madia Arts Centre

Welcome to an expose of recent video works … more »

Green College Panel Discussion Hosted by Shyam Selvadurai: "Trauma and Diaspora"

Green College Panel Discussion Hosted by Shyam Selvadurai: “Trauma and Diaspora”

Title: ”Trauma and Diaspora”
Speakers: Janet MacArthur, Creative and Critical Studies, UBC-O; Judy Fong Bates, writer, storyteller; Tamio Wakayama, photographer; YaliniDreams, poet, playwright
Lecture Series:Writer-in-Residence Series
Date: September 27, 8-9 pm
Location: Coach House, Green College, UBC (6201 Cecil

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What We All Long For

What We All Long For

Set in 2002, Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For brings together the multi-layered voices and history of Toronto, the unexplored lives of urban youth, and the hidden secrets of their families. There’s Tuyen, an aspiring avant-garde artist, Carla, a … more »

Shutterbox: Sometimes... I just wish

Shutterbox: Sometimes… I just wish

What makes up a city? How do we define cities? How do people use, abuse, or subvert “public” space? Mae gives us a glimpse of the streets of Vancouver, showing us a side of the city that we don’t usually … more »

Shutterbox: Mugshots of my Family

Shutterbox: Mugshots of my Family

My cousin recently found these mugshots of our older relatives when they immigrated to New York from China in 1864. Apparently they were arrested for fraud, but it was really another group of men with the same last name that … more »

Shutterbox: The Best Coconut Buns in the City

Shutterbox: The Best Coconut Buns in the City

What’s your favourite bakery or restaurant in Vancouver Chinatown? According to their website, New Town Bakery at 148 E. Pender Street is known for its “award winning apple tarts” and “world famous steamed buns.” Those are grand words indeed, but … more »

Shutterbox: Former Ricepaper editor JLin spotted at APop

Shutterbox: Former Ricepaper editor JLin spotted at APop

Have you ever wanted to know what former Ricepaper staff are up to these days? Well, in case you were wondering, we found out on Facebook last week that Jonathan Lin, a long-time friend and staff member of the magazine, … more »

Shutterbox: Brian St. Denis' South Korea

Shutterbox: Brian St. Denis’ South Korea

A few months ago photographer Brian St. Denis traveled to South Korea to visit his sister-in-law, who is teaching at an English school in Bucheon for the year. During his trip he captured stunning images of the country. From shots … more »

'Reaching the World' Summit and Literary Festival - November 5-9, 2012

‘Reaching the World’ Summit and Literary Festival – November 5-9, 2012

‘Reaching the World’ is Bangkok’s first international festival for writers and translators, bringing together authors from around Asia, the Pacific to share their work in conjunction with one of Asia’s longest-running and most prestigious literary events, the South East

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Shutterbox: A Photo a Day

Shutterbox: A Photo a Day

Ricepaper Shutterbox, a new photo blog, will explore how photography defines our world. Inspired by the 365 Photo Challenge, we aim to feature images at least three times a week, sometimes from our staff , sometimes from local photographers, more »

Shutterbox: A Photo a Day

Shutterbox: A Photo a Day

Ricepaper Shutterbox, a new photo blog, will explore how photography defines our world. Inspired by the 365 Photo Challenge, we aim to feature images at least three times a week, sometimes from our staff , sometimes from local photographers, more »