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Two Events in September

When Crime Strikes: The Hughes Gang Murder of Yoshi Uno in 1942 Thursday, September 14, 7:30 to 9:00pm It was the kind of crime that had been happening around the city lately — robberies targeting Japanese-run businesses. On January 2, 1942, Japanese confectionery...

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When Crime Strikes

It was the kind of crime that had been happening around the city lately — robberies targeting Japanese-run businesses. On January 2, 1942, Japanese confectionery stores on East Cordova and Hawks Avenue were robbed within a few minutes of each other. Three days later, The Sun reported that a window was broken at the confectionery store of E. Kariya at 595 Richards and a slab of wood was thrown at and smashed the window of the Jubilee Grocery at 3302 West Broadway. Then, on Friday, January 16, at 8:30 p.m., a tall, skinny man and two friends approached the Uno family confectionery store on the northwest corner of 4th and Alberta.

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Two workshops at Historic Joy Kogawa House

“POETRY, LIKE BREAD, IS FOR EVERYONE.” –Roque Dalton Thursday, June 22, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Come break bread with us! Through guided exercises, including the emulation of accomplished Canadian poets, you will have the opportunity to orchestrate your senses, intellect,...

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