Archives 2019

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DECEMBER 2019
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NOVEMBER 2019
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The Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership is excited about the Aurora Sister Cities International’s upcoming Seongnam City South Korea Youth Leadership Summit to be held October 29 – November 4.  ASCI is sending 12 delegates and 10 students.  We will hear from one of the students following the summit, so stay tuned.  The Partnership is proud to be one of ASCI’s nonprofit partners! https://aurorasistercities.org

Swallow Hill Music Association presents
Kalani Pe’a
Saturday, November 23rd |8PM
Daniels Hall | Swallow Hill Music | 71 E. Yale Ave., Denver  80210
Two-Time Grammy Award Winner and Nā Hōkū Hanohano Winner has released his sophomore album No ‘Ane’i (We Belong Here) in 2018. In metaphoric meaning, Kalani Pe’a is describing and defining his Hawaiian music compositions with the intention of explaining to the listeners the values of maintaining our Hawaiian identity, our language and arts and building and retaining a strong foundation of Hawaiian cultural values and practices. Kalani will take us on a journey through his life on his sophomore album with eight Hawaiian original compositions and four classics with his renditions purely in Hawaiian, Contemporary and Soul.
$25 – $27 | Tickets here
https://swallowhillmusic.org

ACC GALA DINNER
Friday, November 1st, 6PM – 8PM
Salon Real | 2200 W. Alameda Ave. | Denver
An evening of fun, food and friends.  The evening will begin with networking and cocktails, followed by an 8-course Chinese Dinner catered by Super Star Asian Cuisine.  There will be a silent auction, a wine/sake pull and lots of door prizes. https://www.acccolorado.org

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OCTOBER 2019
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Denver Film Festival
October 30th – November 10th
Movies from around the globe!
https://denverfilmfestival.denverfilm.org

Save the date and get your dancing shoes on! 👠 👞 👟
An Evening of the Stars with NaFFAA
October 19th | 6PM – 11PM
Join the celebration of Filipino History Month and the annual Filipiniana Gala. Support community and business leaders as they perform Filipino cultural, hip-hop, salsa, ballroom and more.  Hosted by NaFFAA Region V.


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SEPTEMBER 2019
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Announcing the December 2019 Kakehashi Project Applications!
Trip Dates: December 16th – 24th, 2019
Application Deadline: September 22, 2019, 11:59 PM Hawaiian Standard Time:  Apply here. — Visit https://jacl.org for more information.

Taste of the Aurora Chamber is now open for registration.
Thursday, September 26th, 5PM – 8PM, Radisson Hotel SE (Parker & I-225)
This year’s theme is Culture. Diversity. Taste.
Click here for all the details

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
–on the Mainland – and in Colorado–
September 19-21
The Hilton Hotel | Fort Collins, CO
Special Guest:  Ed Punua
$25/daily (does not include luau)
For tickets and information:  https://hsga.org/
Presented by the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association

If you would like to attend any of the events below please let Peggy Moore know.  She can register you for the event and take a credit card number on the phone or you can go the ACC website, register for the event and pay at the door  https://www.acccolorado.org.  Please share these events with your colleagues.

Ichiban Buffet BAH
Wednesday, September 18th | 6:00 – 7:30 PM

$30/all-you-can-eat buffet
This is a new buffet in Park Meadows featuring Japanese and Chinese food.  Please register or let me know if you are going to attend so we have enough seating in the private dining room.

Japanese Whisky Tasting and BAH
Wednesday, October 16th
Cocktails:  6:00 PM | Tasting:  6:30 PM
Anise-Modern Vietnamese Eatery | 865 No. Lincoln St. | Denver  80203
$15/members | $20/non-members

You will have the opportunity to taste 5 Japanese Whiskies from our sponsor High Roads Spirits.  Learn about what makes Japanese Whisky different that American brands and why people are enjoying the flavors.  Enjoy appetizers from Anise, network with friends new and old and have some fun.  Be sure to register so we have plenty of whisky and appetizers. Presented with High Road Spirits

SAVE THE DATE:  FRIDAY NOVEMBER 1ST – ACC GALA DINNER

More information to follow.  We are currently looking for various sponsors, silent auction items and wine and sake for our Wine Pull.  If you are interested in being a sponsor or donating items, please contact Peggy Moore.

Jackson/Ho China ForumWill China Save the Planet?
Wednesday September 18th | 12:00—1:30 PM
SIE Complex—1st Floor—The Forum—Room 1020
University of Denver | 2201 S. Gaylord St., Denver  80208

Free and open to the public. Lunch Provided.
Please register by Monday, Sept. 16th:  www.du.edu/korbel/china/events/forums.html

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AUGUST 2019
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To celebrate Aurora Global Fest THIS Saturday, Aug. 17th, the Aurora History Museum is proud to present sounds and sights from Hawaii including a Hawaiian Steel Guitar concert, Ukulele and Hula lessons and closing the day with a Hula show! The event is 11AM – 6PM.

This year AHM invites everyone to a special, one-day exhibition of a collection of Hawaiian-themed artwork by the Colorado-based artist Dawn Marie Gilbert, entitled “Visions of Hawai’i”. Dawn earned her Bachelors Degree in Fine Art in 2011 from Metropolitan State University of Denver. In 2017, she was invited by the prestigious M FIELD GALLERY, located in the picturesque village of Holualoa in the coffee raising area of Kona, to exhibit her Hawaiian-themed artwork, and they have represented her in Hawai’i ever since.

Global Fest is on the Great Lawn at the Aurora Municipal Center, and the Aurora History Museum is on the north side of the Great Lawn, next to the Aurora Municipal Building. Free parking surrounds the building. Please join in on all the activities! Aloha!


Saturday, August 17th | 11AM – 6PM | FREE
Aurora Municipal Center | Great Lawn

Global Fest is…a celebration of the cultures and communities that call Aurora home.
It is a celebration of diversity, inclusion and a  great summer multicultural experience.
This unique Global event…is sure to entertain all ages. Included is a kids area, musical and dance performances, a fashion show, a parade of nations, an international marketplace, food, vendors and beer market.  New this year…travel to the international marketplace with arts and crafts from all around the world.
#AuroraGlobalFest | www.AuroraGlobalFest.org

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JULY 2019
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Webinar:  Viability of Aging
July 30th | 7:30PM EST / 4:30PM PST

Join the Center for Asian Pacific American Women for a discussion with Dr. Charlotte Yeh, Chief Medical Office of the AARP and Doua Thor, APAWLI Fellow and Sr. Program Officer for the Sobrato Family Foundation, on the topic of aging and sharing their perspectives on resiliency and disrupting the aging process.

Please RSVP by e-mailing support@apawomen.org.   Once we receive your RSVP we will send you a link to the webinar to participate.  This event is limited to 50 participants. Please RSVP no later than July 25, 2019.

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GoodCinema presents Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.
Sunday, July 28th | 12:30 – 3:30 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Sloans Lake | 4255 W. Colfax Ave., Denver  80204
Cost:  $15/early bird | $20/after July 22 | $25/at the door
Tickets (see Facebook post)

GoodCinema presents the award winning MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A, a documentary chronicling the critically acclaimed artist’s remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to one of the most recognizable, outspoken and provocative voices in music today.  Taking an intimate look at one’s identity, the film provides unparalleled access to the artist in her battles with the music industry and mainstream media as her success and fame explodes, having to balance where she came from with who she is becoming.  GoodCinema will continue the conversation about what it means to be a refugee with an interactive panel discussion immediately following the film.

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July 27th-28th | Sloan’s Lake Denver | www.cdbf.org

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Business After Hours
Wednesday, July 24th | 6:00 – 7:30 PM |
Tamai Tower (a spectacular 360 degree penthouse view of downtown)
1255 19th St. | Denver

Food and Networking
The management team at Sakura Square will join us and bring a bit of culture and history.  Register here…

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The Byron Shaw Projex – R&B/Soul/Reggae
2019 Rose Garden Concert & Pizza Night On Havana Street
Tuesday, July 23rd | 6PM – 8PM | FREE
This is a free concert and is also On Havana Street’s annual free On Havana Street pizza party (for the first 400 in attendance)!  The Partnership and Friends joined the Havana Business Improvement District for this night of music, pizza and a tad bit of volunteering at the Gardens On Havana / Rose Garden venue.

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JARCC Upcoming Events:

  • Obon Odori | Saturday, July 20th | 6PM | Tri-State Denver Buddhist Temple / 1947 Lawrence St.
  • International Youth Baseball Tournament and Festival
    Thursday-Sunday, July 25-28
    Presented by Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado and the Pacific Rim Cultural Exchange
    Legacy High School Baseball Field | 2701 W. 136th Ave. | Broomfield
    Sponsored by:  National Ballpark Museum | History Colorado | Bolts Baseball | City of BroomfieldParticipating in the tournament:
    Ikoma Chuo, Nara Prefecture, Japan  | Hawaii Hurricanes Team Thunder & Team Lightning, Honolulu, Hawaii | Bolts Team Navy & Team White, Broomfield, Colorado  The National Ballpark Museum, with Californians Kerry Yo Nakagawa and Barry Rosenbush, is bringing part of their exhibit “Diamonds in the Rough”.

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The National Ballpark Museum & The Japanese American Resource Center Presents

JAPANESE AMERICAN BASEBALL A SHARED EXPERIENCE
Saturday, July 27th | 3:30 – 5:30 PM
$15/person | Free/youth 16 and under
Colorado History Museum | 1200 Broadway
Parking available across the street from the museum.

Japan had adopted baseball in the 1870’s. Baseball was a bridge between two cultures, as it also embodied Japanese values such as harmony, perseverance and self-restraint including ideals and the spirit of the game that was evident in the West.  Guest speakers are well known and respected Japanese baseball historians who will revisit history and current events of Japanese American baseball.

Kerry Yo Nakagawa, Co-Producer of American Pastime:  Author of Through a Diamond: 100 Years of Japanese-American Baseball, director of Nisei Baseball, independent producer/filmmaker, researcher/writer.

Dan Evans:  After almost 20 years of working for the Chicago White Sox, Dan resigned to become General Manager of the Dodgers from 2001-2004, rebuilding the entire baseball organization.  He was responsible for the Pacific Rim Operations for the Toronto Blue Jays and is currently the President of Evans Baseball.

Mas Yoshimura, Nisei Ballplayer, who played for the 1950, Denver Nisei team that competed for the U.S. Nisei Baseball Championship

Disclaimer: The information contained is for general information purposes only.  JARCC assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in the contents. 

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Japan-America Society of Southern Colorado – JASSC present

The Cats of Mirikitani (Linda Hattendorf, Director | 2006 | 1hr. 14 min.)
Monday, July 15th | 7PM – 9PM
Ivywild School | 1604 So. Cascade Ave. | Colorado Springs  80905
Bristol beer will be on draft and popcorn will be available. 

Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home, the two embark on a journey to confront Jimmy’s painful past. An intimate exploration of the lingering wounds of war and the healing powers of friendship and art, this documentary won the Audience Award at its premiere in the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival (http://www.thecatsofmirikitani.com).

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Another opportunity to volunteer:  Friday July 19th, 9AM – 2PM.
Safeway donates food to Aurora’s Comitis Crisis Center

The Partnership and Friends helped pack food, shrink wrap food and pack into Safeway delivery trucks.  Safeway headquarters are at Arapahoe & Yosemite.  This volunteer opportunity was with several different organizations, including Aurora’s Havana Business Improvement District.  Thank you all for volunteering!

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The Sistine Chapel exhibition will be open daily at The Hangar at Stanley from July 4 to
August 13, from 10AM to 6PM. Early bird tickets are $11 through May 21. After May 21, ticket prices will be $16 for general admission; $12 for seniors, active military, and students with valid ID; and $10 for groups of 10 or more. The Hangar at Stanley is reserving the space on select dates for private or corporate events.
Purchase tickets here.

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition is presented by SEE Global Entertainment and The Hangar at Stanley in association with Daniel Sladek Entertainment. Images courtesy of Special Entertainment Events, Inc. and Bridgeman Images. 

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JUNE 2019
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Thank you to the Colorado Korean Association, Minsoo Song and the Aurora Office of International and Immigrant Affairs, to CEDS Finance, especially panelist Alyson Anderson, and to emcee Marcia McGilley, Executive Director of the Aurora-South Metro SBDC, along with the SBDC’s Small Business Specialist and panelist, Neil Pollard! So pleased that there was this wonderful opportunity on June 27th to reach out to the Korean business community with small business resources and loan information (shown here with Aurora City Manager Jim Twombly and panelists, as well as some of the attendees).

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Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday, June 22, 11AM – 6PM
Sunday, June 23 | 11AM – 4PM
Sakura Square | at Lawrence Street between 19th and 20th  

https://cherryblossomdenver.org
Sponsors:  https://cherryblossomdenver.org/sponsors

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Thursday, June 20th | 10AM | Colorado State Capitol

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Asian Chamber’s Business After Hours in Aurora
Seoul BBQ | 2080 So. Havana St. | Aurora, CO  80014
Wed., June 19th | 6:00 – 7:30 PM
REGISTER HERE ($15/members; $20/non-members) 

AND, AGAIN, it’s in AURORA?  Yeah!  Plan to attend if you can!

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Kamehameha Day Concert at the Aurora History Museum
Saturday, June 15th | 12PM – 1PM | Free
15150 E. Alameda Pkwy., Aurora

The Aurora History Museum is hosting a celebration of the warrior-chief Kamehameha the Great, the first to unite the Hawaiian Islands under one rule. Philip Kahaunaele Swain and Mark Kahalekulu will perform traditional Hawaiian melodies about places on the Big Island to honor King Kamehameha. At the time of Hawaii’s discovery in 1778 by Capt. James Cook, Kamehameha was just one of many rival chiefs battling for supremacy of its largest island.  Through his sheer physical strength and acute political acumen, Kamehameha was able to not only defeat his Big Island adversaries, but was able to emerge as the first person in history to unite the entire archipelago under one ruler.  Bring your ‘ohana and celebrate Kamehameha Day at the museum.  

Philip Kahaunaele Swain was born and raised on the island of Kaua’i. His family has played Hawaiian music on the Garden Isle for generations. As an avid student of Hawaiian history, Swain prefaces his musical numbers with glimpses of the times and people that he sings about.  Mark Kahalekulu was born and raised on the island of O’ahu. Mark has provided presentations about the Hawaiian Culture through storytelling and music for the past three years at the Aurora History Museum.  Join Philip Swain on ‘ukulele,  Mark Kahalekulu on guitar, and Jacque Delaguerre on upright bass, as they weave a lei of stories and music celebrating Hawaii’s greatest warrior-king.

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Panel: Refugees & Asylum Seekers in Colorado
Tuesday, June 4th | 6PM – 8PM | FREE
Rocky Mountain Welcome Center | 10700 E. Evans Ave. | Aurora  80014

Listen to asylum seekers and refugees and their personal stories.  Hear experts from one of the resettlement agencies about the resettlement process and an immigration lawyer about the conditions at the detention center in Aurora.

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Niuli’i Foundation is sponsoring Chad Takatsugi in concert
Saturday, June 1st | 7:30 PM | Tickets available at Will Call.
Further details are available on the Niuli’i Foundation FB page.
Highlands Ranch High School | 9375 Cresthill Lane | Highlands Ranch  80130

Chad Takatsugi is a 2016 Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner for his debut solo album “Ahuwale”.  Formerly of the Hawaiian music group Ale’a from 1997-2005, Chad takes you to new heights with his musical style “E komo mai”.  He will share songs and stories of the Hawaiian people.

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MAY 2019
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The Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership 
Discussion on the Asian Complete Count Committee.
Tuesday, May 28th, 4:30 – 6:00 PM
Aurora Municipal Center | 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy. | Aurora  80012 |
2nd floor Aspen conference room

2020 Census presenters: 

Uyen Hawes, Partnership Specialist | Dallas Regional Census Office/Denver Region | U.S. Census Bureau

Diana Peña Khribeche, Census Coordinator | Planning & Development Services Department | City of Aurora

Apply for U.S. 2020 Census jobs at:  https://2020census.gov/en/jobs

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Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!

Congratulations!

  • To Sum Nguyen for receiving the DPS Asian Education Advisory Council’s Community Volunteer Award!
  • To Kevin and Shirley Leung
    Magic Rabbit Car Wash has won the Governor’s Minority Business Award (Medium Category for Region 2)The award ceremony will be at the Advance Colorado Procurement Expo on Thursday, May 16th, 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM, at the McNichols Civic Center Building in Denver, during the Keynote Lunch & Presentation of Governor’s Minority Business Awards.  Mayor Hancock and Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera will be the speakers.  Visit www.coprocurementexpo.com for more information or to attend.”This award is an honor that recognizes for-profit businesses who have contributed to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado. We recognize and appreciate your entrepreneurial efforts and your dedication.”
    – Rosy Aburto McDonough, Director
    Colorado Minority Business Office
  • To the 2019 Asian American Heroes of Colorado!
    Visit the Asian Avenue magazine Facebook event for details.

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The ARC RFP deadline of May 15th is approaching:
See the RFP here…

Currently, a small group of ARC leaders are seeking leadership and programming solutions from the community to address how Colorado Asians can best fit into the present political, cultural and environmental landscape.  As part of this process, the proposal must include a short-term community project that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to unite and lead Colorado Asians. This collaborative project should address a meaningful community need or concern, encourage participation across different Asian groups and deliver measurable outcomes. The completion timeline is the end of 2019. A budget of up to $3,500 is available for this project, as well as the support and resources of the current leaders.

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APRIL 2019
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July 27th-28th | Sloan’s Lake Denver

ALL 2019 APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!
Do you have an organization that puts on traditional, modern, contemporary performances?  The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival is looking for Asian and Asian American performances on their various stages:  Band Stage, Main Performance Stage, Gateway to Asia Stage, Martial Arts Stage, Vietnamese Community Tent — www.cdbf.org

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Sushi Social with NAAAP Colorado
Wednesday, April 3rd | 6PM – 8PM
Volcano Asian Cuisine | 9632 E. Arapahoe Rd. | Greenwood Village  80112

Join NAAAP for the annual sushi and networking event, “Sushi Social.” Meet and mingle with other professionals over sushi and appetizers. There will also be a quick “Networking 101” refresher to help warm up the crowd and get the networking going!

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MARCH 2019
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The next Partnership ‘meeting’ is actually an informal gathering for dinner:

Tuesday, March 26th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Dae Gee Korean Restaurant
1910 S. Havana St., Aurora, CO  80014
(303-873-6800; www.daegee.com/dinner-menu)

There is no specific agenda.  The cost is whatever you order from the menu.  Mark your calendar and plan to join us.  If you would please RSVP, we will know better how to reserve space.  We look forward to seeing you then.  The Partnership Steering Committee

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You are cordially invited to join the
Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado
An EVENING of SOUL-FUL NETWORKING with JARCC
Saturday, March 9thArvada Events Center | 6901 Wadsworth Blvd. | Arvada

6:30 – Cash Bar and Hors D’oeuvres
6:30 – Networking and the Soul Train Dance Floor
7:45 – Seating for Showtime!

This will be an event and opportunity to help all community supporters, network and develop future partnerships.  We hope this venue will be a great way to strengthen community ties, while sharing future plans of workshops, programs, exhibits, fundraising, events, etc. all while enjoying music, light refreshments, and great company! 

Please join us and pass this along to your family and friends as we want to make this a enjoyable evening:

Entertainment:  Motown Legends Revue with Ron Ivory & One on One and The Miles Apart Band

MEET JARCC and other Denver organizations and communities
GREET Exchange Educational, Cultural and Heritage programs to work together to serve and strengthen our communities
SEAT — Purchase tickets at Eventbrite.com $45.00 + $4.37 handling fee
Preferred seating is assigned by order of purchase.
Advanced purchase is suggested for preferred seating by Feb. 23rd | $55.00 at door

For your convenience, JARCC will provide tables so you can pass out information concerning your organization.
Please reserve your space at: info@jarcc-denver.org.

~Ten different people bring ten different colors.~  Japanese proverb

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Plan to attend Opening Night, March 1st (runs through the March 3rd):
http://www.cdfilm.org

COLORADO DRAGON FILM FESTIVAL
MARCH 1-3, 2019
Alamo Drafthouse Sloans Lake
4255 W. Colfax Ave. | Denver 80203

THEME: Asian & Asian American Women In Film & The Arts
Showcasing over 10 Asian and Asian American films that will have their Colorado premiere at our festival. We even have 1 US premiere, “Die Tomorrow”.  There will be panels and ‘talkbacks’, too!

Parking: Limited parking in front of theater. Free street parking on Raleigh and Stuart.  Arrive early and park in FREE GARAGE NORTH of Alamo Drafthouse.

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FEBRUARY 2019
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2019 DAY OF REMEMBRANCE EVENTS HOSTED BY MILE HIGH JACL
WHAT: Mile High JACL’s Day of Remembrance
Commemorating the signing of Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942 and the subsequent imprisonment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during WWII

FILM SCREENING AND TALKBACK

As part of the Mile High Japanese American Citizens League’s Day of Remembrance weekend, Mile High JACL and History Colorado Center will host a special film screening and talkback the evening of Saturday, February 16th, 7PM – 9PM, prior to our daytime DOR program on Sunday, February 17th (see below). This film screening will include DOR keynote speaker Satsuki Ina’s first documentary Children of the Camps and a short feature, Seppuku, by LA-based Japanese American filmmaker, Daryn Wakasa. Both films focus on the intergenerational transmission of trauma caused by wartime incarceration. There will be a discussion and Q&A facilitated with both filmmakers following the screening. 

There will be an audience Q&A after the films.  Admission for this film screening is free, however space in this venue is limited to 100 people. We currently have about 45 seats remaining.

Please RSVP by emailing info@milehighjacl.org.
Note: Children of the Camps is a documentary involving a series of conversations, and is suitable for most audiences. Seppuku, which will be shown first and has a run time of 25 minutes, is a thriller and has some intense moments, so discretion for younger viewers is advised.

Here’s more information on the films:  https://www.facebook.com/events/240859293484133/

Description for Children of the Camps (50 min): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1436341/ Description for Seppuku (20 min): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4968024/

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WHEN: Sunday, Feb. 17, 1-3 pm (additional events Friday, Feb. 15 and Saturday, Feb. 16) WHERE: History Colorado Center, 1200 N. Broadway, Denver (https://www.historycolorado.org) COST: Contested Histories and JACL events are free to the public; museum admission is required to view additional exhibit galleries.

Food and drinks will be provided. (
Program made possible by grants from the Simpson United Methodist Church.)

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Satsuki Ina (http://satsukiina.com), who will focus on the women of the Japanese American experience, who often have been relegated to the shadows of history. She will shine the spotlight specifically on three women: Mitsuye Endo, Iva Toguri and Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga. Dr. Ina, who was friends with Herzig-Yoshinaga, was born in the Tule Lake Segregation Center, one of the 10 Japanese American concentration camps. She has a private psychotherapy practice in the San Francisco Bay Area specializing in the treatment of community trauma. A community activist, writer, and filmmaker, she has produced two award-winning documentary films about the WWII Japanese American incarceration: Children of the Camps and From A Silk Cocoon. There will be a panel discussion and Q&A with audience members following the keynote.

Wheelchair access will be available on the 12th Avenue entrance. Also, there will be an ASL interpreter available for our hard-of-hearing attendees, along with individual hearing devices.

In addition to the talk, there will be a special weekend-long popup exhibit called “Contested Histories” by the Japanese American National Museum in the HCC lobby, which will showcase artifacts and art from the wartime incarceration years. Admission is free for this exhibit for all DOR attendees. (There is a fee to access the rest of the museum.)

INFORMATION: info@milehighjacl.org

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Celebrate the Year of Pig
OCA Chinese New Year Gala & Cultural Fair
Saturday, February 9th | 4:30 – 8:30 PM
Salon Real Event Center (next to Super Star Restaurant) | 2200 W. Alameda Ave., Suite 30 | Denver

Our Golden Emcee:
Former Channel 7 Best News Anchor Bertha Lynn, a multi- Emmy-Award-winning journalist

CULTURAL VILLAGE | 4:30 — 6:00 PM
* Enjoy New Venue and Chinese New Year Decorations “For Your Eyes Only”
* Carnival Games Station
* Chinese Arts and Calligraphy Station
* Chinese Tea Arts Station
* Traditional Chinese Costumes Phot

CHINESE NEW YEAR GALA | 6:00 — 8:30 PM
* 10-course banquet including lobster and Peking duck (catered by Super Star Restaurant)
* Silent Auction (It’s a win-win situation: donating and winning your favorite prizes
* Entertainment: Tai Chi show, Chinese Dance/Songs, Kungfu show, Lion Dance, Tea Arts Kungfu
* Best-looking Qipao Contest (first prize is a fabulous beautiful pearl necklace)
* Money God giving out Golden Pigs/Nuggets

$30/person | $300/table | $600/corporate sponsor
RSVP by Feb. 4th (first-come, first-serve):  OCAcolorado@gmail.com

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Denver Chinese School
Confucius Institute at Community College of Denver and
Chinese American Foundation of Colorado
Present

The 17th Annual Colorado Chinese New Year Celebration
Year of the Pig
Saturday, February 2, 2019
CityPoint C
hurch | 200 S. University Blvd.

10:30 AM – 1:30 PM – Cultural Fair and Marketplace (FREE)
Authentic Chinese food, cultural displays, entertainment, music, artworks and crafts, calligraphy, traditional costumes, children’s games and more.


1:30 – 3:30 PM – Celebration Show
Tickets: General Admission: $25; Golden Circle: $50 Click Here to Purchase Tickets 

Take a journey to the Far East  right here in Denver and experience the largest and most exciting Chinese cultural event in the Rocky Mountain Region, the Chinese New Year Celebration.  Enjoy two hours of first-class shows live on-stage featuring many award-winning professional performing artists and local artists.

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JANUARY 2019
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Colorado Springs Chinese Cultural Institute
18th Annual Chinese New Year Celebration
Saturday, January 26th | 10AM – 4PM
City Auditorium | 221 E. Kiowa | Colorado Springs