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News from/about/for the Partnership and Friends

Refer back to this blog regularly for current and upcoming activities, events and news from or about the Asian Pacific American (APA) communities of Aurora and the metropolitan area.

Also, visit the APA activities and events page for a more extensive list of happenings in any given month.

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Visions of Hawai’i Exhibit

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 in Uncategorized | 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...

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Aurora Global Fest

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 in Uncategorized | 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...

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A Time to Volunteer

Posted by on Jul 25, 2019 in 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...

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ARC RFP Deadline May 15th

Posted by 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. ...

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Colorado Dragon Film Festival

Posted by on Feb 28, 2019 in #coloradoasian, APA, Art, Arts & Culture, Film, International | 0 comments

An Asian / Asian-American Film Festival is dear to the heart of the Aurora Asian/Pacific Community Partnership.  We know how much work goes into a festival and how educational and fun it can be!  Between 1997 and 2007, the Partnership, in cooperation with the Denver Film Society, held the first pan-Asian film festival in the region.  Besides the film, we enjoyed many receptions with delicious Asian cuisine provided by many Aurora restaurants, caterers and members of the pan-Asian communities.  There was nothing quite like it.  Then the...

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Filipiniana Gala 2018

Posted by 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...

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Vietgone

Posted by 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...

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Global Fest 2018

Posted by 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...

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Picnic with the Partnership

Posted by 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 YOU!

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Cherry Blossom Festival – Sakura Square

Posted by 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...

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