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TOKYO – It was an auspicious sign, as the giant panda leaned over and urinated upside down against a tree. Almost four years had passed since Ri Ri, a 15-year-old man, had last mated with his partner, Shin Shin, also 15, in Japan’s oldest zoo. But last November, Ri Ri started her courtship ritual (acrobatics …

The Surrey Art Gallery’s summer exhibitions aim to “make visible the invisible stories of Japanese Canadians once again”. Cindy Mochizuki’s personal exhibition “Autumn strawberry” opens Saturday (June 26), as does Henry Tsang’s “Hastings Park” both until August 28. Pre-booking is required to visit the gallery over the next two months, minimum, with limited entry to …

Two pieces in the exhibition include (left) “Hope” by Susan Else and (right) “El Dorado Crush” by B. Lynn Tubbe. (Photos provided) Museum on Main opens a new traveling exhibit next week – “Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State’s People, Life, and Land” – which runs from June 23 to August 14. The collection …