The Lunar New Year is celebrated in accordance with the Chinese lunisolar calendar, which follows the position of the sun and phases of the moon, and ends when the moon is full.
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“I wanted my readers to be in a conversation with Homer,” explained Madeline Miller, author of Song of Achilles and Circe, in an interview hosted at the Norm Theatre by UBC’s Department of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies.
Translation can be heavy and even traumatic emotional labour that children are often not fully prepared to perform.
Over a thousand people from the UBC community and beyond celebrated the Year of the Rabbit at the UBC Botanical Garden’s first-ever Lunar New Year Market last weekend.
Community organizers and artists are developing supportive spaces in the city for Black Vancouver to connect and create – a difficult task to take on, given the huge deficit of BIPOC representation in the arts scene resulting from Vancouver’s racist history.
The newest exhibition at UBC’s Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, The Willful Plot, invites visitors to take a closer look at gardens and how we relate to them.
Experimental folk musician Tamara Lindeman sat at the piano bench against a looped video of ducks on a tranquil lake, with ten UBC music students arrayed behind her.
The Hatch Art Gallery wrapped up its latest exhibit, Our Space, on Wednesday. If you didn't get a chance to see it, the interactive exhibit was curated to disrupt conventional ideas of art galleries as secluded and esoteric spaces.
All this to say that public art matters. It’s important, then, that any efforts at redesigning and expanding UBC give public art its due consideration in the planning process.
It was my third time in Canada, but my first time flushed with inescapable dread.
Local organizations have numerous film screenings, concerts, and other events occurring throughout the month to celebrate and commemorate Black History Month. Here are a selection of events, on-campus and across the city, to add to your calendar.
Artist Jag Nagra recalls what life was like before she came out to her family.
Seventeen years ago, Kathleen Jayme was accepted into the UBC Film Production Program. This February, she’ll be returning as an award-winning filmmaker and the 2022/2023 Phil Lind Multicultural Artist in Residence.
For the past few years, remote learning has accustomed us to business on top, party on the bottom attire.
The Wolves make their entrance onto the turf which carpets the Telus Studio Theatre to blaring girl power pop and strobe lights.