Norman Cornett’s “dialogic” style of teaching made him the subject the NFB documentary Professor Norman Cornett: ‘Since when do we divorce the right answer from an honest answer?’ (trailer).
He will lead three dialogic sessions on writer Madeleine … more...
Why is Doretta Lau holding her new book in front of Subeez Cafe? Because it’s one of the many Vancouver locations in her short story collection How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the...
There are two ways to say “thank you” in Cantonese Chinese: “M’goi” and “Doh jeh.” Which you use depends on context. Context is what the upcoming Centre A exhibit is about: M’goi/Do Jeh: Sites, Rites and Gratitude.
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Enter to win four tickets to see the show Wondrous Tales of Old Japan by Carousel Theatre for Young People on April 5, the opening night, at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island (1412 Cartwright St., Vancouver, B.C.) at...
On April 2, Doretta Lau will be taking part in Incite: an exploration of books and ideas, presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest in partnership with the Vancouver Public Library.
The twice-monthly series of free readings, interviews and discussions … more...
Original Roy Kiyooka chapbooks and other archival material will be showcased at the University of British Columbia Rare Books & Special Collections on Level 1 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.
Kiyooka’s works have enduring influence on the … more »
Celebrated Vancouver sketch comedy group Assaulted Fish is taking part in a Philosophers’ Jam this Thursday at Langara College.
Humour can be a way to address sensitive or controversial issues, but it is also subjective. Are some topics … more »
17th annual Gung Haggis Fat Choy Robbie Burns Chinese New Year Dinner, celebrating the Year of the Horse
Victoria Poet Laureate Janet Rogers was a featured poet at the Gung Haggis dinner, and cohosts were siblings Margaret and Patrick Gallagher.… more »
This Year of the Horse special event highlights culture sharing between the Chinese and the Aboriginal people. Join VPL for:
Documentary film screenings:
Cedar and Bamboo is a film that explores the rich cross-cultural relations between Chinese and Aboriginal people … more »
Asian Canadian Writers Workshop Society, publisher of Ricepaper is proud to be a community partner at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival. We’re currently giving away 2 FREE Tickets to Innocent Blood, the opening night film on Thursday Nov … more »
Countdown to the literASIAN: A Festival Featuring Asian Canadian authors
The Vancouver Asian Writers’ Workshop (ACWW) is pleased to announce the countdown to its much anticipated inaugural celebration of Asian Canadian writing set for November 21 to 24, 2013 in … more »
The Butter Chicken gang is coming to Surrey!
If you like your comedy with a pinch of ethnic and a hefty dollop of Bollywood spice, you won’t want to miss I Can’t Believe It’s Not Chicken: The “Best Of” Show
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