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Free: guided tours of “Across the Pacific” exhibition
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Free: guided tours of “Across the Pacific” exhibition

Did you know that there is a restored 1920 village in Burnaby? It is inside the Burnaby Village Museum which currently houses the “Across the Pacific” exhibition that explores the deep roots Chinese-Canadians planted in Burnaby. PCHC-MoM is very pleased to have the curator Denise Fong personally guide us through the exhibition. As she can only take … Continue reading

In Memory: Wayson Choy
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In Memory: Wayson Choy

Join us for a special tribute event to celebrate and remember Vancouver-born author Wayson Choy (1939-2019). Features readings from local writers who have been inspired by Choy’s legacy and his many remarkable contributions to the literary community. In partnership with the Asian Canadian Writers Workshop, Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies UBC and UBC Creative … Continue reading

The Things We Carry: Storytelling at Joy Kogawa House
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The Things We Carry: Storytelling at Joy Kogawa House

Our third set of “The Things We Carry’’ storytelling circles will feature three published authors: Joy Kogawa (from Ontario), Victoria Kuttainen (from Australia) and May Q. Wong (from Victoria). Each author will share her family migration story and reflections on migration. The size of the circles is designed to enable participants to interact with the featured storytellers in an intimate environment in the historic … Continue reading

Feature Event: Philippines Historama 2019
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Feature Event: Philippines Historama 2019

Philippines HISTORAMA — the history of the Philippines presented creatively through short plays, songs and dances — is brought to you in 2019 by popular demand! (Free seating starts at 1:45pm. Arrive early. Refreshments provided at intermission.) Co-written by historian Atty. Bernie Julve and community leader Carmelita Salonga Tapia, with input and advice from the … Continue reading

Philippines Historama 2019
PCHC-MoM Partner Events / PCHC-MoM Special Event

Philippines Historama 2019

Philippines HISTORAMA — the history of the Philippines presented creatively through short plays, songs and dances — is brought to you in 2019 by popular demand! (Free seating starts at 1:45pm. Arrive early. Refreshments provided at intermission.) Co-written by historian Atty. Bernie Julve and community leader Carmelita Salonga Tapia, with input and advice from the … Continue reading

Just Breathe – An Art Exhibit of Scenes, Sounds, and Scents in Romantic Watercolours
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Just Breathe – An Art Exhibit of Scenes, Sounds, and Scents in Romantic Watercolours

By Celia Leung & Esmie Gayo McLaren We can’t wait for Celia Leung and Esmie Gayo McLaren’s exhibit, Just Breathe – Scenes, Sounds, and Scents in Romantic Watercolours ! The opening reception is May 4, from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at the Jeunesse Gallery of Fine Arts, 2668 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC. The exhibit will … Continue reading

Call for Volunteers: Spring 2019
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Call for Volunteers: Spring 2019

Take a look at some great opportunities to give a hand and learn more about intercultural history in Pacific Canada! Coming up is our feature event: The Things We Carry – Storytelling at Joy Kogawa House. Two volunteers are needed to help facilitate storytelling circles. To get involved, email our volunteer coordinator at pchc.vol@gmail.com or … Continue reading

Cross Cultural Strathcona Walking Tour
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Cross Cultural Strathcona Walking Tour

The Cross Cultural Strathcona Walking Tour: Find out more about how early immigrants helped build Vancouver while exploring Vancouver’s east side neighbourhoods The Cross Cultural Strathcona Walking Tour celebrates the rich layered history of Vancouver’s downtown east side neighbourhoods: Hogan’s Alley, Jewish Strathcona, Japantown (Powell Street) and Chinatown. The guided walking tour builds awareness of … Continue reading