Arts & Culture

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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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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Colorado Dragon Film Festival

Posted 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 recession of 2008 hit, and funding dried up,...

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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...

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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...

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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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