The Burnaby Art Gallery’s exhibition of Anna Wong: A Traveller on Two Roads is a refreshing approach to the Asian Canadian narrative. As the first major retrospective of Canadian artist and master printmaker, Anna Wong (1930-2013), it is long overdue … more »
There’s lots to do in Vancouver’s Chinatown, from street mahjong to Cantonese lessons and checking out the public spaces. Read on for ways to one enjoy of the oldest cultural heritage sites of Vancouver this summer and fall.
Don’t get… more »
I have been spending a lot of time in the garden.
It is surprisingly large despite being confined to an area smaller than a quarter of a city block. Its corridors encircle a central courtyard where a pavilion with a … more »
“Who’s the kid?” the waiter asked, as a young child and an old fellow sat down together at the Pender Café in Vancouver’s Chinatown.
Bill Young responded, “This is my son Henry.”
The waiter looked again, this time in surprise, … more »
when i left 婆婆’s place
the sky was drooling like an infant cutting her first tooth a pink mess of sunset and saliva and tender throbbing warmth. the train cried as it hurtled the 27 minutes from seawall to sleepy … more »
In 2014, the developer Beedie Living approached the City of Vancouver with a proposal to construct a new condominium. The site in question, 105 Keefer, overlooks the memorial to Chinese Canadian war veterans, right by the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical … more »
The long May evening was tapering to a close when the five speakers took to the front of the gallery at Centre A before a crowd of eager listeners. Crecien Bencio, Carolyn Nakagawa, Jackie Wong, C.E. Gatchalian, and Rita Wong … more »
I could be you too,
despite the tears
and eyes as dry
as a seahorse
on an apothecary table
the Chinatown sky.
David Ly is a writer, poet, Master of Publishing student at SFU, and … more »