Our guide to TaiwanFest highlights the annual Vancouver festival’s arts, culture, music, food offerings, and philanthropic initiatives.
There's also a lengthy feature article focusing on the role that a 50-year Japanese occupation of the island nation had on the development of Taiwanese identity.
TaiwanFest takes place in downtown Vancouver over the Labour Day weekend from September 2 to 4 on Granville Street and at other venues. They include the Orpheum Annex, Vancouver Playhouse, and the north side of the Vancouver Art Gallery. All events are free of charge.
The Georgia Straight: A 50th Anniversary Celebration Book
This beautifully produced coffee-table book brings together over 100 of Georgia Straight's iconic covers, along with short essays, insider details and contributor reflections, putting each of these issues of the publication into its historical context.