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NEWS RELEASE SUPREME COURT OF B.C. APPROVES SALE OF HISTORIC JOY KOGAWA HOUSE Court sanctions revised Plan of Arrangement from The Land Conservancy of BC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 28, 2016 Vancouver, BC – The Land Conservancy of B.C. (TLC) has received Supreme Court of B.C. approval to transfer the Historic Joy Kogawa House [...]
Originally posted by Ann-Marie Metten on KogawaHouse.com on May 1, 2016. . Farewell to Tom and Jackie Farewell to Tom Cho and Jackie Wykes, who on April 6 moved on to a three-month residency in picturesque Blairmore, Alberta. They take up residence in the former studio of the photographer Thomas Gushul, in a competitive [...]
On Saturday, May 4, 2013, the Vancouver Sun published an article on the Historic Joy Kogawa House and the recent open meeting held by TLC’s Board of Directors to update the community and TLC Members on TLC’s current state of affairs. While TLC’s Board of Directors appreciated having interested parties of the media attend the [...]
This touching and historic opera, set during the Second World War, tells the dramatic story of nine-year old Naomi's journey, with her Japanese Canadian family, from Vancouver to an internment camp in the interior of B.C. In a sensitive, visually-evocative production filled with emotion, humour and soaring melodies, Naomi and her older brother Stephen struggle [...]
Vancouverites voted and the Historic Joy Kogawa House was nominated as one of the 125 historic sites that matter courtesy of the Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s (VHF) Places That Matter. The project, celebrating Vancouver's 125th birthday, asked the public to help identify sites commemorating people, places and events that have helped shaped the city. [...]