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Taking Centre Stage
Masthead 2011

List of contributors to the 2011 issue.

Sun Yat-Sen Garden’s Veteran Volunteer

Julian Law’s 18-year love affair with the Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden.

Anatomy of Acceptance

Examining societal attitudes towards transgender persons in Canada and Thailand.

Performance of a Lifetime

Behind the scenes with cultural visionary David Y.H. Lui.

Style vs. Substance

Western yoga: path to nirvana or highway to tight abs?

Catch and Preserve

Hobbyist-turned-historian Robert Critchley reconstructs B.C.’s canning industry.

Language Warrior

A young activist’s quest to save his native language.

Joey de Vivre

A Filipina music superstar’s story of survival and reinvention.

Dining Out

Restaurant reviews: Miku, Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie, Bob Likes Thai Food.

Growing Pains

The impact of booming Asian trade on local communities.

Let’s Mingle

Combining flavours to satisfy the modern palate.

King of Gamelan

Musicologist Michael Tenzer on his passion for Balinese orchestra.

Digging Up the Past

Uncovering the pivotal role of the Japanese in B.C.’s logging industry.

World Snapshots

A look at the latest societal trends from around the Pacific Rim.

Stompin’ Grounds

Dayton Boots: why one Vancouver manufacturer is keeping it local.

Culinary Blueprint

The superstar chef behind Maenam.

48 Hours In …

Facts and information to prepare you for a trip to Vietnam, Australia, Hong Kong, and Mumbai.

Mass Exodus

The battle for B.C.’s Chinese Christian community.

Bittersweet Symphony

A unique Vietnamese twist on your caffeine kick.

Carving a Niche

An ancient art form through a modern lens.

Parallels of Isolation

A glimpse at the secluded lifestyle of roadhouse inhabitants.