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 »
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...
By Telihard Paradela
Published in 16.3
C.E. (CHRIS) GATCHALIAN DESCRIBES his new play, Falling in Time, as the most ambitious play he has ever written. “No play has ever taken so much out of me as this play has,” … more »
A few weeks ago, I had the chance to meet the Toronto-based Asian-Canadian “Party”-Time YouTuber, gunnarolla.
gunnarolla’s videos are about anything and everything: k-pop, sushi, Asian-ness, Canadian-ness, his love for the Comic-Sans font, … more »
Taking calligraphy lessons instead of painting classes due to her parents’ wishes, Etsu Inoue only started to paint professionally after coming to Canada and holding art classes for “etegami”- Japanese postcard art. While she humbly denies herself as a master … more »
By Jenny Uechi
Published in 15.4
Jenny Uechi, long time contributor to Ricepaper, chats with Jim Wong-Chu on the early days of Ricepaper and the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop.
Jenny Uechi (JU): What were the origins of Ricepaper?
Jim … more »
By Jenny Uechi
Joe Wong, who we blogged about earlier here, dropped by Vancouver recently to show the local Canadian crowd what good, smart comedy was all about. While he’s a long way from being a household name, Wong … more »
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 Gillian Sze and Fred Wah
POET GILLIAN SZE SPEAKS WITH GOVERNOR GENERAL LITERARY ARTS AWARD WINNING POET FRED WAH ABOUT HIS LATEST BOOK OF POETRY, IS...
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 »