Posts made in February, 2017

Aurora Trade Mission to South Korea

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in #auroraasian, #coloradoasian, Business, Educational, International, International Trade, Korea | 0 comments

Join Aurora Sister Cities International and Aurora Mayor Stephen Hogan on the Aurora Trade Mission to South Korea (Sister City Seongnam City and the capital Seoul) South Korea.  The exciting agenda includes luncheons, various tours and briefings, business networking and conference and a cultural excursion.  Dates:  April 22-28, 2017 Agenda and cost details:  Click here… RSVP and Contact:  Karlyn Shorb, CEO, Aurora Sister Cities International: (303) 739-7120 | (720) 309-9415 | kshorb@auroragov.org...

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Asian Pacific Islander Community Health Forum this Sat., 10AM

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 in #auroraasian, #coloradoasian, APA, Health | 0 comments

Asian Pacific Islander Community Health Forum with the Asian Health Alliance of Colorado Saturday, February 25th, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location:  APDC | 1537 Alton St. | Aurora RSVP via Facebook page at...

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Attend TEA’s “Yohen” at the AAPCP Group Rate this Sunday at 2PM

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 in #auroraasian, #coloradoasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Theatre | 0 comments

Join the Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership at the Closing production of Yohen at the group rate of $22 this Sunday afternoon, February 26th, 2PM. Here are the instructions for the discount password: Go to this link:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2748633 Select date:   2/26 Click on “Enter a password or discount code” Type “AAPCP” and then click “Check availability” A ‘hidden’ price will pop up for $22 for you to purchase your tickets Help us make closing night a wonderful evening for TEA’s excellent two-person production in an intimate setting at the ACAD Gallery Theatre. Here are the details about Yohen: Theatre Esprit Asia presents: Yohen Through 26, 2017 Fridays & Saturdays:  7:30 PM | Sundays: 2:00 PM A Regional Premiere, “Yohen” explores the intricacies of interracial marriage, culture and Japanese art, by Phillip Kan Gotanda; directed by Anthony J. Garcia (Su Teatro) ACAD Gallery Theatre – Aurora Cultural Arts District | 1400 Dallas St. | Aurora, CO  80010 Group-rate tickets with the Partnership (AAPCP):  $22 ($26/general) | www.teatheatre.org Theatre Esprit Asia offers a unique perspective during Black History Month: a story melding and shaping the intricacies of interracial marriage, culture and Japanese art. Set in California in 1986, “Yohen” is about James, an African American ex-GI, and Sumi, his Japanese wife. After 30 years of marriage, Sumi reevaluates the relationship and separates from James. In her words, she wishes for him to “court” her again. Yohen is a Japanese pottery term that refers to an accident in the kiln firing that results in transformation of the pot. The outcomes are as unpredictable as the evolution of a marriage. In the end, it is up to the observer to decide its beauty. Veteran actors and Denver favorites, Maria Cheng and Don Randle, bring their talents to this compelling story directed by Anthony J. Garcia, Executive Artistic Director of Su Teatro. Cheng plays Sumi, a Japanese woman trying to define herself after 30 years under the label of being James’ wife. She takes pottery classes, hoping to ignite a spark of passion within herself. James, played by Randle, visits Sumi regularly, per her requests. At first, James has a difficult time being away from Sumi. He is unsure how time apart is supposed to bring them closer together, but he...

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