Posts by Frankie

Asian Film Rocks!

Posted on Feb 11, 2020 in APA, Art, Arts & Culture, Awards, Film, Korea, Pacific Islands | 0 comments

South Korea’s international film “Parasite” (Bong Joon Ho) received four Oscars on Sunday, February 9th: Best International Feature, Best Original Screenplay, Best Directing and Best Picture! That’s called progress! It’s also a great introduction to some upcoming screenings at the Colorado Dragon Film Festival and the Indigenous Film and Arts Festival. First up is Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie AikauIndigenous Film & Arts FestivalWednesday, February 12th | 6:30 – 8:30 PM with Q&A at 8:30Phipps Theater (East Entrance)Denver Museum of Nature &...

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Visions of Hawai’i Exhibit

Posted on Aug 16, 2019 in Art, Pacific Islands | 0 comments

Colorado artist Dawn Marie Gilbert 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 and is at no charge and open to the public. 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...

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Aurora Global Fest

Posted on Aug 16, 2019 in #auroraasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Dance, Family Fun, Food, Music | 0 comments

Come and join in all the fun that is Aurora! Visit the Census 2020 booth, too! The Partnership will be there to make sure YOU are counted. #2020Census #ThisIsAurora #AuroraGlobalFest www.AuroraGlobalFest.org Above: The Partnership’s own Sum Nguyen — as enthusiastic as ever for Aurora and Aurora’s diversity. Right: The Partnership’s beloved past Co-Chair Jane Sarmiento, smiling during the Parade of Nations. #AuroraGlobalFest Click to download a PDF of 1st image.Click to download a PDF of 2nd image.

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A Time to Volunteer

Posted on Jul 25, 2019 in Community Service, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Partnership Steering Committee members are enjoying time this summer volunteering to assist the Havana Business Improvement District activities. Many will be helping at the Colorado Dragon Boat Festival and the upcoming Complete Count Committee for the U.S. Census 2020. The Partnership and Friends helped pack food, shrink wrap food and pack into Safeway delivery trucks on Friday, July 19th, for delivery to Aurora’s Comitis Crisis Center.   This volunteer opportunity was with several different organizations, including Aurora’s Havana Business Improvement District....

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ARC RFP Deadline May 15th

Posted on May 8, 2019 in #coloradoasian, APA, Community Service | 0 comments

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...

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