April 15, 2013

Asian Heritage Month & Doors Open Richmond: V6A in V6Y + Rice Paper Magazine: Aboriginal & Asian Canadian Writers Literary Reading and music event

Sponsored by The Asian Canadian Writers Workshop, Aboriginal Canadian Writers Collective West Coast, explorASIAN and Doors Open RichmondV6Y Presents! V6A + Rice Paper will be performing at the Richmond Cultural Centre.

Spoken word, song and story performance featuring works published in the popular V6A Anthology (edited by John Asfour, Elee Kraljii-Gardiner) and the current, Special Double Issue of Rice Paper Magazine: Aboriginal and Asian Writers (edited by Jim WongChu, Lee Maracle, and Richmond-based author Joanne Arnott.

 This postal code reading is presented as part of a citywide festival, where the doors are thrown open and community members invited in.  Postal Code Readings consist of 5-6 readers and discussions with the audience about neighbourhood issues and any questions the writers or audience have. It is a very informal but deeply affecting format.

Sunday, May 5, noon to 4pm, Richmond Cultural Centre Performance Hall, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond BC.  For more information, please find here: http://www.richmond.ca/culture/cultural-centre/about.htm