It’s easy to see imagination in Zolitude with the way that Cooper builds her world through prehistoric birds and time machines. The details she weaves tell us that even if it seems familiar, the world we see throughout her stories is not the one we know but one that’s gone awry.
“The biggest misconception that we want to debunk for other immigrant theatre artists is the fact that you actually aren’t alone,” said Barry. “... I really thought I was. That’s really damaging and tragic in a lot of ways.”
Kesler underscored that the new guide is not a comprehensive treatment of the complex subject of appropriate language use. He emphasized that the terminology outlined in the guide will be subject to change and adaptation on an ongoing basis.
Rauniyar specifically concentrates on how post-war life in Nepal has affected familial relations, which inadvertently raised generational differences and questions regarding Nepali traditions.
While intimidating at first, trading with others is why Hot One Inch Action thrives where traditional art shows stop short.
“All cultures have scare figures, but what is scary is rather culture-specific,” said Dr. Sabina Magliocco, the department of anthropology’s resident expert on all things spooky.
“Indigenous” Halloween costumes are offensive to many people and we hope that our voices can inspire others to think twice about about selling, buying or wearing these costumes.
“With globalization, local traditions become more attractive again,” he said. “… [Oktoberfest] became a little, compartmentalized marketing tool, which you could then export into other places.”
The event’s general message was that everyone can benefit from minimalism by choosing to practice mindfulness, self-value and purpose.
The intersections of performers was a wonderful sight to see. The Slovak dancers grooved to Mayer’s music, and Mayer performed with Rushton impromptu in a beautiful rendition of Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
Being in the presence of talented literary figures, you can feel the excitement of a shared collective adoration for literature, for the act of writing and for a community of storytellers.
For musicians wanting to get involved, “it’s kind of like a low-commitment band,” says the club’s VP of music, Matthew Cam. “It’s an alternative for people who want an introduction to jazz, or want to play something, but don’t have the time to join the full jazz orchestra.”
Hidden Treasures is an ongoing column dedicated to finding some of the best-kept secrets that MOA has to offer.
As the star player for the Vancouver Grizzlies NBA team Reeves played from 1995 until 2001, taking an early retirement due to back injuries and weight-control problems. Local filmmaker Kat Jayme made up her mind to track down her reclusive childhood icon through her documentary Finding Big Country.
One of the highlights of the show came when an audience member chucked a head of romaine lettuce on the stage that the actors immediately began bird-feeding to each other as part of a scene.
For queer POC youth who are subject to various pressures in the process of exploring their identity, Ricecake intends to cultivate community and convey that “we can belong.”
The database features around 1.5 million documents with everything from newspaper clippings to personal letters, ACT UP photographs to bathhouse ticket stubs.
Listening to slippages was initially a challenge. However, after considering the context of the piece, a more interesting thought emerged: this piece isn’t supposed to be conventionally easy to listen to.
Being immersed in Guo Pei’s world of design, you truly understand her work is a labour of love.