Powell Street Festival Society is excited to be a community partner to present Man from Reno on November 6 at 7pm at Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas.
October 28, 2014 | 7pm Nikkei Place (6888 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby) vancouver.ca.emb-japan.go.jp Speaker: Art Miki When the Japanese-Canadian community celebrated its centennial year in 1977, the occasion also marked the beginning of a nation-wide undertaking by the community to obtain justice for their war-time internment. Keynote speaker, Art Miki, who wrote the book The Japanese … Read more
The Consulate General of Japan, The Japan Foundation and the Vancouver Public Library present the documentary – The God of Ramen.
September 25 – October 10, 2014 Various locations viff.org DISCONCERTO (Mahoro Ekimae Kyosokyoku) Omori Tatsushi (Japan, 123 min) Fri. Sep 26, 8:15 pm, International Village #9 Sat. Sep 27, 10:30 am, International Village #9 **World Premiere** Omori follows The Ravine of Goodbye with a delicious comedy-drama about the perfect odd couple: Tada (Eita), who runs … Read more
The 38th Annual Powell Street Festival was a great success! Thank you for all of you who made it out to the Festival this year! Special thanks to our volunteer photographers: Lucas Lau, PEAK Photography, Ed’s Photography, Studio Jeanie, Nao Uda, Peggy Lee, Noah Photography and Lu Huang! Check out our facebook page to see … Read more
Between September 19 and 21st, Japanese Canadian young leaders from across the country will gather in Vancouver for the 2014 Japanese Canadian Young Leaders Conference (JCYLC). Organized in partnership with the National Association of Japanese Canadians’ annual general meeting, the JCYLC will offer a unique opportunity for youth to connect and engage in community based … Read more
Oppenheimer Park is pleased to present Crossing Boundaries, an exhibition showcasing artworks from Oppenheimer Park community. Included are paintings, drawings, print, sculptures, carvings, mixed media and video works.This year, the exhibition takes “crossing boundaries” as its focus with a variety of interpretations.
Canada’s Largest Celebration of Mixed Heritage & Hybrid Identity September 23-28, 2014 Various locations hapapalooza.com Now in its fourth year, Hapa-palooza Festival is Canada’s largest festival celebrating and stimulating awareness of mixed heritage and hybrid identity. Held annually in Vancouver, a diverse city that celebrates hybridity, synergy and acceptance, Hapa-palooza Festival embraces the word ‘Hapa,’ … Read more
Be a part of this dynamic meeting of creative minds to discuss how our past informs our present. World renowned artist Kip Fulbeck will get us started with a morning keynote. Respected elders will share a brief historical perspective. In the afternoon, Kip and a panel of nikkei arts & culture professionals who have joined us from Quebec, Ontario, California, and BC will present some of their thoughts and ideas for the future. There will be plenty of time for lively discussion and active participation.
Along with another fantastic Powell Street Festival came another group of fantastic volunteers. Over 200 individuals formed a community, working together to make the best possible Festival. Their enthusiasm and hard work plays a huge part in how smoothly the Festival runs, and we could not be more grateful for their support and dedication! And so, from … Read more
Photo by Jeanie Ow, 2014 Dear Powell Street Festival Supporters, The 38th Annual Powell Street Festival was a great success! Thank you for all of you who made it out to the Festival this year, even with the last-minute change in venue. It’s great to know that there is so much support for, and interest … Read more