On March 18, cosplayers, J-pop fans and all flavours of anime enthusiasts transformed the Nest's Great Hall into a celebration of Japanese culture. Enter UBC Anime Club’s Pop-Up Hanami: one of the biggest events of the year by one of the biggest clubs on campus.
Filmmaker and UBC professor Antoine Bourges’ first feature film, Fail to Appear, is an striking commentary on the shortcomings of Canadian legal systems’ dehumanizing and disempowering approaches to the mental health crisis.
So instead of wasting away in pre-spring limbo, why not do some stretches, find a bamboo pole, and make the limbo work for you?
The Birds took flight on March 16, with performances until March 25. Tickets are available through the theatre and film department’s website.
Russel Acton: When I was thirteen years old and I took my first drafting course in high school in grade eight and I always enjoyed art, and I was really doing well in my drafting and doing well in my art and then I can’t remember it was some
The Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF) will partner up with the Burrard Arts Foundation (BAF) for the first time ever. Over 30 artists, 90% of which are local while the other 10% are international, hailing from France, Germany, Brazil
Crazy Rich Asians may not have been the radically progressive film that many of us were hoping for, but this may be the hand we give up in exchange for the representation and opportunity that its success could bring us.
The last time I had my grandfather’s congee was a few years ago. He quietly stopped making it one day, as standing for hours in a sweltering kitchen grew to be too taxing. Although my dorm-room concoction will never be the same as his, it’s enough to remind me of home.
What is Blackness? The Phil Lind Initiative, a speaker series organized from January to April 2020, will deconstruct this question by addressing the themes of “Thinking While Black.”
Bill Reid has created close to 2,000 pieces of art, all recognized to be beautifully crafted and culturally significant. Martine has described the book to chronologically present the evolution of Bill Reid’s art.
Art's relevance is regularly questioned and it is usually one of the first areas to suffer budget cuts. Art — whether it’s photography, painting, performance, installation or sculpture — is nonetheless significant in its examination of past and cont.
The Vancouver International Mountain Festival has been a regular fixture on UBC’s campus over the last two decades that the festival has been around. It aims to bring the best outdoor mountain films and premier them at venues across the entire city.
I am a teenage girl. With that label come certain caveats. Some are rather trivial, like having a travelling Pollock exhibit composed of zits on my face. Whereas others are significantly more debilitating, like being agonizingly insecure.
Lao She’s celebrated play Teahouse has come to Vancouver 58 years after its premier and it rises up to its longstanding reputation. A powerful and captivating account of Chinese history, this production uses the setting of one teahouse to depic
The Blue Hour, her new podcast, marries academia with art.
It’s that time of year again when every social media platform from Instagram to Facebook is flooded with images of designers, products, and fashion weeks happening all over the world. These events are increasingly taking place online making once-exclusive events now available to anyone with a smart phone.
On September 24 the Plaza of Nations will play host to the Grape and Grain Festival, an outdoor gathering of live music, the best food trucks in the city, and alcohol. The festival is a unique venue which amasses all of the finest local breweri
The TV was running, but I opted for the window, self-centred songstress, monsoon sister.
Fast-paced, loud, and danceable are some of the first words that Zoe Way, lead vocalist of Making Strangers, uses to describe her band’s music. Shying away from labels, Making Strangers produces a unique eclectic feel - under genre, the band’s Facebook page lists rock, grunge, and punk.