Culture

Rainbow Caterpillar, The Origami, Happie Testa and Hanoosh Abbasi

A young reader’s cocoon

Young bibliophiles are in for a different sort of tongue-twisting experience when they visit the Rainbow Caterpillar, a one-of-a-kind, multilingual bookshop for children in…

The unspoken Haiku, The Origami

The unspoken

Photo by BEATRICE S. PAEZ by LIN TAO There are ten thousand Things I would like to say, but  Let’s just leave it here…

Hedj bags, Toronto

Tokyo calling

Photos by DANELLE JANE TRANE and MICHELLE LLADOC Jihan Victoria is a Filipino-Canadian designer obsessed with Japanese artisanship. by BEATRICE S. PAEZ It was…

A jewel of a book

  by MARITES N. SISON  I recently met a young Iranian student from York University who was pleasantly flabbergasted that I was so taken…

Ruth Lor  Malloy with Afrofest Musician Njacko Backo. Copyright ©2013 Ruth Lor Malloy.

The culture-keeper

© Copyright 2013, Ruth Lor Malloy. Ruth Malloy at Afrofest, with musician Njacko Backo, who teaches African music in Toronto’s schools. Meet  Ruth Malloy, the…

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Stories we hear

Source: Okinawa Soba by LIN TAO What we can learn from The last generation is A wealth of stories. Lin Tao is a French-Chinese-Canadian…

Petra.Jordan.ByBrian.Bukowski

Wonders of the world

Petra, al-madina al-ward ah (rose-colored city), in Ma’an, Jordan. Photo by BRIAN BUKOWSKI by LIN TAO Haven’t sailed the world Or beheld all its wonders But that…

Fake punk

CHELSY spotted at Boutique Cherie in Korea Town, Bathurst and Bloor. I describe my style as fake punk. I started colouring my hair four…