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Hapa-Palooza 2013: Celebrate mixed ethnicity and third culture in Vancouver

Celebrate mixed race and third culture. Celebrate Vancouver.

Finnick Odair casting reignites Hunger Games racism debate

So what's wrong with a mixed-race Jesse Williams playing a Hunger Games heartthrob? The front-runner for the casting of Finnick Odair already has fans riled up.

Must catch: HAPA-PALOOZA

Don't miss this extraordinary blend of music, film, and talent. Celebrating diversity and exploring mixed origins through film, dance, music. Today thru September 10.