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Not Your Grandmother’s Choir

A look at the rise of community pop choirs and the health benefits of group singing.

asian actors

Asian Cinema on the Rise

Asian films are gaining critical and audience acclaim, overcoming political and commercial challenges.

Illustration of festival themed posters for Yanshui, Nebuta Matsuri. Loi Krathong, Inti Raymi, Duanwu, and Ati-atihan.

Let’s Celebrate

From dragon boat races in China to ancient Incan rituals in Peru, the Pacific Rim is rich in celebrations. Take a quick trip around the region and discover what festivals these diverse nations have to offer.

Todd Wong

A local visionary creates a new cultural experience.

Better City, Better Life?: The 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

For the first time, a developing country gets ready to host the 2010 World Expo.

Songkran–A Joyous Celebration Of Cleansing

A Joyous Celebration of Cleansing: The lunar new year makes a splash in Northern Thailand.

Powell Street

A walk through the history of Japanese Canadians in Vancouver.

Keeping the Dragons at Bay

Breast cancer survivors row for a cure.

Hosting 2000 with Style

Party like Bill Gates with expert advice from überhostess Pat Rekert and caterer extraordinaire Lesley Stowe.

Dances with Lions

China’s mythical lions.