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Visit us at the Multicultural Fair at VPL!

Date: June 27 2010
Noon -5:00 p.m. (Opening Ceremonies at noon)
Where: Promenade & Alice MacKay Room
Central Library, 350 West Georgia Street

Multicultural Fair

Come celebrate Canadian Multiculturalism Day at the Central Library. Enjoy live entertainment and interactive exhibits showcasing Vancouver’s multicultural communities on Sunday, June 27. As well, visit the Ricepaper Magazine booth and say hi!

The Library’s Multicultural Fair features displays, traditional arts and crafts, and music from Armenia to the Philippines and Mexico to China. Writers and dancers from around the world will highlight our city’s cultural diversity, including the Library’s First Nations Storyteller-in-Residence Jackie Timothy.

Enjoy the sights and sounds of cultural diversity within your community!

Exhibition Tributaries: Reflections of Aiko Suzuki

Aiko Suzuki

Date: Opening June 29 2010
7:00pm – 9: 00pm (Gallery conversation at 7:30pm)
Japanese Canadian National Museum #120-6688 Southoaks Crescent Burnaby, BC Canada V5E 4M7

Visit this tribute exhibit of Aiko Suzuki, an extraordinary visual artist ahead of her time. Highly regarded as a feminist, leader and educator of the arts until her death in 2005. See her displays of orginal work plus multimedia installations by noted writer Joy Kogawa, new music composer Ann Southam, and visual artist Grace Channer, who were each, inspired by Suzuki and worked in collaboration with Toronto filmmaker Midi Onodera. Suzuki’s personal dynamism was both stunning and inspiring.

Exhibit runs from June 30-August 28 Tuesday – Saturday 11am-5pm.

Don’t miss out on your chance to experience the energy and sprit of this prolific and fascinating artist.

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