Posts by Frankie

Filipiniana Gala 2018

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in #coloradoasian, APA, Awards, celebrations, Dance, Food, Humanitarian Efforts, Leaders, The Philippines | 0 comments

In celebration of the Filipino History Month, the National Federation of the Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) Region V is holding its Filipiniana 2018 Gala to benefit one of our member organization – MENDING FACES that was founded in 2010 by a passionate, highly experienced group of medical professionals and others to make a life-changing difference for children born with facial deformities. Their mission is to help families with children born with facial deformities like cleft lip, cleft palate, and other deformities restore hope and have a brighter future. Since 2010 they have performed hundreds of life-changing surgeries in the Philippines and Columbia. With previous benefit galas, NaFFAA Region V was able to help fishermen and their families regain their source of livelihood by purchasing fishing boats in Bicol when the area was hit by a typhoon on a Christmas day; Helped rebuild an elementary school and multi-purpose buildings in Ormoc and Tacloban that were destroyed by super typhoon Yolanda; Shipped two 40-foot containers of medical equipment and supplies donated by Project Cure after typhoon Frank devastated the province of Aklan; NaFFAA and its member organizations also funded Gawad Kalinga Colorado Village (35 houses) after a landslide in Cabagan, Isabela, Philippines.  NaFFAA Region V takes enormous pride in all that it and its members have accomplished. Filipiniana 2018, a benefit @ $60/person Saturday, October 13th | 6PM – 11PM DoubleTree Hilton DTC | 7801 E. Orchard Rd., Greenwood Village 80111 There will be silent auctions, door prizes, cultural dances, live band and dancing. Dinner will be accompanied with performances by different cultural dancers. RSVP: ...

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Vietgone

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in #coloradoasian, Arts & Culture, Refugees, Theatre, Vietnam | 0 comments

NOW SHOWING AT RICKETSON THEATER IN DENVER thru’ Sept. 30th Bubbling with infectious energy, this rap-spitting, pop culture-crusted dramedy is an ode to the real-life courtship of Playwright Qui Nguyen’s parents. Forced to leave their country during the height of the Vietnam War, two refugees find themselves at an Arkansas relocation camp. Please use this link:  https://www.denvercenter.org/vietgone https://www.denvercenter.org/plan-your-visit/theatres-seating/the-ricketson-theatre = = = Support Dragon 5280:  Close out the all Asian cast production of Vietgone at the Denver Center of Performing Arts! This is a powerful love and adventure story that you shouldn’t miss! Vietgone is written by Vietnamese playwright Qui Nguyen, who was inspired by the meeting of his parents who came to America as war refugees. You’ll see the characters’ experiences of immigration, the Vietnam War, eating burritos for the first time, encountering hippies, biker gangs, ninjas, and more! When you purchase tickets for this show, $5 will go to Dragon 5280, the organization that runs the Colorado Dragon Boat and Dragon Film Festival! Special ticket pricing available in limited quantities! Special price ticket link:  https://goo.gl/1B3vR1 | Promo code: DRAGON Enter promo code and choose from light blue seats in rows...

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Global Fest 2018

Posted on Aug 15, 2018 in #auroraasian, Arts & Culture, celebrations, Family Fun, Food, International, Music | 0 comments

The city of Aurora invites you to experience fantastic flavors, cultural experiences and artistic expressions from around the world at Global Fest this Saturday, August 18th, 11AM – 6PM, at the Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn, 15151 E. Alameda Pkwy.  And entrance is FREE!  Enjoy world entertainment, music and food, ethnic markets, community booths, fashion shows–yes, that’s plural–and even more entertainment and education at the Aurora History Museum. The World Beer Market will offer different beverages with brewing techniques and flavors from around the world. All beers were globally inspired…and locally made.  For more information, visit...

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Picnic with the Partnership

Posted on Jun 27, 2018 in #auroraasian, Family Fun, Food | 0 comments

It’s the lazy days of summer!  Join the Partnership Steering Committee for a picnic/potluck at Utah Park (east side) on July 24th, 5:00 – 7:30PM — Under the shelter – next to a refreshing pond.  Plenty of parking. Read all the details here… (no RSVP necessary) It’s not a picnic without...

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Cherry Blossom Festival – Sakura Square

Posted on Jun 12, 2018 in #coloradoasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Japan | 0 comments

  Japanese American Resource Center of Colorado 46th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Sakura Square Saturday & Sunday, June 23rd – 11AM – 6PM | June 24th – 11AM – 4PM | Free Admission Fans of taiko, teriyaki chicken, sake and Japanese artwork and wares won’t want to miss this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival – “Sakura Matsuri” in Japanese.  The Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates Japanese heritage and culture through live entertainment, food and drink, a marketplace and informative exhibits and demonstrations. If you have questions about any of the activities, please email:...

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