Tired of the Bar Scene? Go to a 24-Hour Bookstore

Tired of the Bar Scene? Go to a 24-Hour Bookstore

I’ve never been much of a late night barhopping kind of guy; give me a nice book any day of the week—even weekends. And in Taipei, Taiwan, that is exactly how many people feel as well. The Eslite Xinyi Store, a 24-hour five-story bookstore, is a haven for bookworms and...
Ricepaper Magazine Issue 19.3

Ricepaper Magazine Issue 19.3

Take a trip into the realm of fantasy, science fiction, and supernatural in Ricepaper Magazine 19.3 speculative issue. As a genre that has gained momentum and a wide readership over the years, speculative fiction is a titan in the literary universe. With stylistic and gravitational prose that touch on the eerie and the extraordinary,...
Ruth Ozeki and Janie Chang Make Longlist for 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Ruth Ozeki and Janie Chang Make Longlist for 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

Congratulations to Ruth Ozeki (A Tale for the Time Being) and Janie Chang (Three Souls), two good friends of Ricepaper Magazine, for making the longlist for the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Ozeki and Chang join an impressive list that features 11 Canadians, including Margaret Atwood (MaddAddam), Joseph Boyden...
Photo-poetics/Photo-politics: Visualizing Social Transformation

Photo-poetics/Photo-politics: Visualizing Social Transformation

Jim Wong-Chu: Photographs 1973–1981: People, Place, Politics Vancouver Chinatown has changed dramatically over the years, and it continues to. Wong-Chu’s photographs offer a glimpse back to a time when Pender East Street was bustling with stores, people of different background were establishing a community, and activists of all sorts were...
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Dolphin SOS Book Launch Tuesday November 18

Dolphin SOS Book Launch Tuesday November 18

Join us at Book Warehouse at Main Street and King Edward on Tuesday November 18 at 7pm to celebrate the launch of “Dolphin SOS” by Roy Miki, Salvia Miki, and Julie Flett.

There will be reading, Q&A, book signing, and … more »

Ricepaper Second Serving: Bing Thom, architect

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For two decades, Ricepaper Magazine published profiles, Q&A, and interviews from some of the most prominent artists, scribes, and influencers in the Asian Canadian community. The Ricepaper Second Serving series offer readers a chance to look back at our history more »

Ricepaper Second Serving: Tzi Ma, actor

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For two decades, Ricepaper Magazine published profiles, Q&A, and interviews from some of the most prominent artists, scribes, and influencers in the Asian Canadian community. The Ricepaper Second Serving series offer readers a chance to look back at our history more »

ShaoLan Hsueh TedTalk: Learn to Read Chinese with ease

ShaoLan Hsueh TedTalk: Learn to Read Chinese with ease

A Chinese scholar understands 20,000 Chinese characters, but you only need to understand 1,000 to comprehend the language and even less to read a newspaper or menu.

ShaoLan Hsueh, entrepreneur, investor, and author will show you the basic steps to … more »

Ricepaper Second Serving: Tobias Wong, artist/designer

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For two decades, Ricepaper Magazine published profiles, Q&A, and interviews from some of the most prominent artists, scribes, and influencers in the Asian Canadian community. The Ricepaper Second Serving series offer readers a chance to look back at our history more »

Ricepaper Magazine at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) 2014

Ricepaper Magazine at the Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) 2014

Ricepaper is proud to be community partners with the Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF)!  We’re co-presenting the opening night’s feature Man From Reno on Thursday November 6, 7.00pm at the Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas.

Synopsis:  In a … more »

Elaine Woo "Cycling with the Dragon” Book Launch and Readings

Elaine Woo “Cycling with the Dragon” Book Launch and Readings

Join us at the book launch of Cycling with the Dragon, Elaine Woo’s new book of poems. Hosted by Ariadne Sawyer and Grace Woo, the book launch will feature Wanda John-Kehewin, Yilin Wang and Jonina Kirton as readers.


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Watch Scene Four from "Scholar Dong and Madam Li”

Watch Scene Four from “Scholar Dong and Madam Li”

Scholar Dong and Madam Li
Written by Wang Renjie
Performed by Fujian Province Liyuan Experimental Theatre


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The story of Scholar Dong and Madam Li is a tale of passion, lust, purity, tragedy, and humour. When the educated scholar was appointed more »

Ricepaper Second Serving: Larissa Lai, writer

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For two decades, Ricepaper Magazine published profiles, Q&A, and interviews from some of the most prominent artists, scribes, and influencers in the Asian Canadian community. The Ricepaper Second Serving series offer readers a chance to look back at our history more »

Founder of Ricepaper Magazine Speaks at literASIAN Writers' Festival 2014

Founder of Ricepaper Magazine Speaks at literASIAN Writers’ Festival 2014

The second annual literASIAN: A Festival of Pacific Rim Asian Canadian Writing was successfully held on October 9-12 in Vancouver and Richmond. ACWW and the Canadian literary community was proud to invite 13 featured writers to perform readings, conduct seminars … more »