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Photo from Broken Promises exhibit

“A collective moral failure”: New national exhibit explores Japanese-Canadian internment

On Sept. 26, the Landscapes of Injustice project launched “Broken Promises,” a new national exhibition focused on the history of Japanese-Canadian internment camps in Canada between 1942 and 1949.
Chinese Canadian Museum

Newly-opened Chinese Canadian Museum of BC gives Chinese Canadian history “A Seat at the Table”

Chinese Canadian history given “A Seat at the Table” with opening of museum in Vancouver’s Chinatown, exploring history and identities of Chinese Canadians in B.C.
Inconvenient Indian from VIFF

Vancouver’s Virtual VIFF: Five Canadian must-sees from the first online VIFF

Here are my five must-sees from the 39th VIFF’s Canadian line-up!
Magnificent Shades of Ebony photo

Divine Mercy Ezeaku highlights the Black experience in her photography project Magnificent Shades of Ebony

Ezeaku spoke to the Martlet about finding her creativity, using her lens to empower Black folks, and building her portfolio as a student. He
Josephine poster

Back by popular demand, Josephine headlined the 2020 Victoria Fringe

osephine is a burlesque-cabaret dream play based on the life of the real life Josephine Baker, the first African-American international superstar. After making her start in the U.S., Baker moved…

A peek behind Colin Smith’s lens

Colin Smith began building his portfolio in music and concert photography by taking pictures of everyone from Canadian greats like the Tragically Hip to American rapper Snoop Dogg.
Tiny house build for Wet'suwet'en land defenders, finished house

Latest tiny house build strives to keep attention on ongoing Wet’suwet’en struggles

From August 8 to 14, community members gathered downtown to work on an annual tiny house build to support Indigenous sovereignty and resurgence.
coffeehouse theatre festival online graphic

Coffeehouse Theatre Festival shows the benefits of online festivals

In the wake of COVID-19, the arts have had to adapt and adapt quickly in order to still create and profit from their art. With cancelled shows and tours, many…
Massy Books, stock image of books

Indigenous-owned Massy Books is more than just a neighborhood bookstore

Store provides community spaces that work to disseminate Indigenous knowledge and forms of expression. Massy Books is not your typical bookstore. As one of only a small number of Indigenous…

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