We are in a different era from the late 1950s, ’60s and ’70s decades when butoh was most strikingly and radically different from everything that was going on in Europe and North America. I think butoh now has infiltrated a lot of contemporary dance expression.
Over 120 bowlers. The site of many a post-war nisei bowling game. Multiple generations of Japanese Canadians having a blast together. Community organizations working...
Not everything is based on negotiation. Sometimes we do what we want to do, and unless there’s a problem it works really well, and it’s kind of like a festive way of working together. I used to be in a collective where we discussed everything, and came up with ideas, which were good, but it ends up taking so much time that sometimes you have a hard time actually getting things done.
I loved my father and I regret that he died (1980) before our redress settlement, before my appointment to the bench, before I moved back to the west coast. In Vancouver, he had a popular restaurant on the corner of Broadway and Granville.
今月号はパウエル祭でブースを出していた「branches & knots」のなおみさんとじゅんこさんにお話を聞きにキツラノのお店にお邪魔しました。
Born and raised in Perth, Australia, Kate Le Souëf grew up with a deep connection to the ocean. Spending weekends and holidays at the...
The tour will also locate remote town sites that no longer exist, including Tashme, Lemon Creek, Popoff, Slocan, Sandon and Rosebery. While they have a solemn past, several of these locations still have small but thriving Japanese Canadian communities.
In early 1942, fuelled by racism, Canada uprooted over 21,000 Japanese Canadians from their homes on the west coast. Over 8000 were detained in...
By Derek Iwanaka Thanks to all the bowlers and supporters who came out to participate at our February 22nd JCCA Community Bowl-a-thon Fundraiser. This...
BE IT RESOLVED, AS SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS, that: 1. The name of the Society be changed from the Japanese-Canadian Citizens’ Association of Greater Vancouver to the Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association;
by Lorene Oikawa, Chair, JCCA Human Rights Committee March 21st is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This day was proclaimed...
Report on January 20, 2015 Meeting about the Anglican Church Apology concerning Reverend Nakayama This meeting was attended by • The Venerable G Douglas...
Roger was a humble soul, compelled by a strong sense of justice with an open-hearted, easy-going way about him. Roger had a natural talent for being able to welcome everyone into the fold.
Roy Yamamura, the shortstop. He came from Kitsilano. He would be dancing around, and wherever the ball came, he was ready. He had a good sense where the ball would go. He was amazing. He really was a star.
What a wonderful way to end 2014! After managing to pull through a challenging year full of change, it was so extremely heartwarming last...
These days the fieldhouse at Oppenheimer Park has a distinctly Japanese flavour thanks to retired chef Yasushi Kurashima who has been volunteering his time...