Fountain: the source or origin of anything is a public art project that explores the metaphor of water, and expressions of fluidity, in our city’s built environment over the past century.
Part of it is a large printed work mounted … 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 »
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 »
Ricepaper is a national quarterly magazine devoted to showcasing Asian Canadian artists, writers, performers and innovators since 1995. Ricepaper is published by the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop which has assisted Asian Canadian writers in publishing and showcasing their work since … 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 »
Kim Fu’s short fiction “Mercury Messenger of the Gods” appeared in Ricepaper 18.1. Check out her Maisonneuve piece on growing up Chinese in Canada!
Tractor Trails by Danielle Thien. An excerpt. Published in Ricepaper 18.1, Summer 2013.
In the Arctic Circle, at a latitude of sixty-six degrees and thirty-three minutes, traces of human existence are scant. Perhaps once every two hours a … more »
A Field Survey is a show by Jimmy Liang, a Vancouver-based painter. It is presented at Yactac Gallery from December 13 to 20, 2013. The show ” evokes an intimate narrative with an empathetic objectivity in order to explore the … more »
My Mother Hums Fado When No One is Listening by Ann Shin. An excerpt. Published in Ricepaper 18.2, Fall 2013
Was it love that nudged my parents to make the most radical decision of their lives — to … more »
A profile of Janie Chang by Elliot Chan. An excerpt.
Published in Ricepaper 18.1, Summer 2013
New Town Bakery and Restaurant in Vancouver’s Chinatown roared with conversations and kitchen clamour, filling the dining area with a familiar ambient. … more »