Posts made in May, 2015

Asian American Heroes of Colorado 2015

Posted on May 29, 2015 in #coloradoasian, APA, Awards, celebrations | 0 comments

 2015 Asian American Heroes of Colorado Awards and Dim Sum Brunch Sat., May 30th, 10AM – 12PM Empress Seafood Restaurant 2825 W Alameda Ave, Denver, CO 80219 COST: $30 Adult/General | $20 for Student TICKETS: http://planetreg.com/coheroes2015 Award ceremony will include recognition of 2015 Asian American Heroes of Colorado, acceptance speeches, acknowledgment of participating organizations, dim sum brunch, a commemorative video and more. Come to hear their stories; come to feel inspired! Now in its 7th year, Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network recognizes Asian American Heroes of Colorado. This year’s heroes are: Young Hero Award (under age 35): Suzuho Shimasaki, Japanese American Director At-Large of Colorado Public Health Association Health Equity Committee Chair, Mile High Japanese American Citizens League Soyon Bueno, Korean American Director of Asian American Student Services at University of Colorado Denver Commissioner for Denver Asian Pacific American Commission Fran Campbell, Filipino American Commissioner for Denver Asian Pacific American Commission and Denver Immigrant and Refugee Commission Founder of “This is Me” Program for Heritage Camps for Adoptive Families Former President of Filipino American Community of Colorado Yang Chee, Hmong American Leader, advocate and spokesperson for Hmong community Founder of Lao-Hmong American Coalition Howie Solow, Caucasian American Founder of Shaolin Hung Mei Kung Fu Association and Academy of Chinese Cultural and Martial Arts Co-Founder of Colorado Dragon Boat Festival Gloria Williams, Filipino American Treasurer of National Federation of Filipino American Associations Region 5 Former President of Filipino American Community of Colorado Congratulations to the awardees!  The Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership is proud to be a...

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Attend TEA’s “Fermata” May 30th and Support the Partnership

Posted on May 11, 2015 in #auroraasian, #coloradoasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Family Fun, Music, Theatre | 0 comments

MORE DATES ADDED: Buy one ticket at $30 or two for $50 to one of the two following performances, and ALL PROCEEDS go to the Partnership!   The following performances benefit the Partnership: Fri., May 22nd, 7:30 PM (purchase from the Partnership by Wed., May 20th) Sat., May 23rd, 7:30 PM (purchase from the Partnership by Thurs., May 21st) Sun., May 24th, 2:30 PM (purchase from the Partnership by Fri., May 22nd) Fri., May 29th, 7:30 PM (purchase from the Partnership by Wed., May 27th) Sat., May 30th, 2:30 PM (purchase from the Partnership by Thurs., May 28th) Sat., May 30th, 7:30 PM (purchase from the Partnership by Thurs., May 28th)  RESERVATIONS: 303-326-8695 or online:  www.crowdrise.com/AAPCP-TEA-MAY2015 Tickets must be purchased directly through the Partnership in order to benefit the Partnership. Your name and the name of your guests on the Partnership guest list will be your ticket. = = = = = Dear Friends of the Partnership, Reserve your seat TODAY for the upcoming production of Fermata: Saturday, May 30th, 2:30 PM Aurora Cultural Arts District Gallery Theatre 1400 Dallas Street, Aurora, CO  80010 Theatre Esprit Asia presents Fermata, a play written and produced by our own Partnership member and the Founder & Co-Artistic Director of TEA, Maria Cheng.  The plan is to raise some money for the Partnership while supporting the region’s premier APA theatre company.  However, if you purchase the tickets through TEA, the Partnership does not receive the benefit. Please let us know as soon as possible – if this is something you plan to do. Purchase for one admission is $30, or, $50 for two.  The Partnership keeps 100% of the proceeds. Tickets must be purchased by Tues., May 26th.  By ‘tickets’ what I mean is MAKE A RESERVATION through the Partnership in one of two ways: Call the Partnership staff office, (303) 326-8695 or Pay online at crowdrise.com/AAPCP-TEA-MAY2015 Maria is at it again with another world premiere of her original dramedy, Fermata, a play featuring 4 world class musicians, 3 generations of women, 2 mentally blocked virtuosos and 1 brilliant neurosurgeon who just isn’t good enough! This work explores with humor and grace the price one pays to pursue the sublime and the cost when one follows, or doesn’t, one’s authentic self. Inspired by the real life stories of pianist Van Cliburn, violinist Isaac Stern and super conductors Carlos Kleiber and Claudio Abbado, this drama/comedy unfolds with humor and grace in a lush Italian villa, where three generations of brilliant female Chinese musicians meet to celebrate the matriarch’s 80th birthday. Secrets, jealousies, lost dreams and future hopes collide. “(Fermata is)…engaging and subtle…loaded with rich ideas about artistic legacy, familial love, a father’s failings…Cheng is a formidable force.” — Lisa Kennedy, Denver Post (5/19/15) See all the details...

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