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Monday November 28th

Arts & Culture


Photo Courtesy of Michelle Seucan.

Column: The Chinese character 'biang' and what it means to me

"From my many years at the Chinese school, I have developed an intimate relationship with the many complexities and simple pleasures of my culture — from language and conversation to traditional dances and costumes. I've uncovered the various parts of humanity through the lessons of discipline, global understanding, storytelling and communication. To me, biang is representative of the diverse aspects of humanity, a story told through numerous building blocks of history. "

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The Lumina Theater, pictured on Sunday, September 4, 2022, is one of the local movie theaters participating in National Cinema Day.

Film Fest 919 to show a variety of movies for its fifth installment

Popcorn machines are popping and movie projectors are raring for battle – Film Fest 919 will welcome people back to the Silverspot and Lumina theaters for its fifth installment. Overall, this year’s line-up represents films from 13 different countries, according to the Film Fest 919’s website, such as "Devotion," starring Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell, and "Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.” 

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Column: COVID-19 has changed "grind culture"

"Our post-COVID-19 era has developed a societal standard that contradicts what the past 40 to 50 years have prioritized: incessant perseverance. While this turn of events has emphasized wellness and self-care, it is possible our generation has consequently started to lose its edge."

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