Pacific Islands

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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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Assn Festival

Posted on Sep 15, 2017 in #coloradoasian, Arts & Culture, Dance, Educational, Food, Music, Pacific Islands | 0 comments

HAWAIIAN STEEL GUITAR ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL Thursday through Saturday, September 21st, 22nd, and 23rd Hilton Fort Collins | 425 W. Prospect Rd. | Fort Collins, CO  80526 Three days of classic Hawaiian music performed by some of the modern greats of the steel guitar. This Mainland Festival and Convention will be held in Colorado for the fourth year, and has been, from the start, one of the premier Hawaiian musical events of the Rocky Mountain region.  Enjoy guest performances by local hula halaus, Hawaiian slack key guitar and ‘ukulele, as well as ‘olelo workshops. In past years,...

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Fiji The Artist in Concert

Posted on Jul 31, 2017 in #coloradoasian, Arts & Culture, Music, Pacific Islands | 0 comments

Fiji, The Artist, with Drew Deezy, at the Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St., Denver, CO  80202 – a concert for ages 16+ on August 5th, starts at 7PM.  Obtain a discount on ticket sales at this link, using this password:  AAPCP — https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1511049. Fiji is one of the biggest Polynesian artists of our time. His golden voice and musical blends have launched him on the world stage as a pioneer of the Pacific Island Sound.  A fusion of classic reggae, Hip-Hop, R & B and Jazz set Fiji apart as a performer.  His unique style defies the idea of categorizing...

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Hula Workshop June 3

Posted on Jun 2, 2017 in #coloradoasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Dance, Music, Pacific Islands | 0 comments

Keaka O Kalani of Boulder and NoCoHula Studio of Fort Collins Is very proud to present another special  Hula Workshop with Josh Kamuelaonapuaokupanihi Chang  Saturday, June 3, 2017 Location:  Community Dance Collective 2020-½  21st St., Boulder, CO  80302 Click here for directions   Pre-Pay Cost: Single Sessions: $30, Both Sessions: $50 Session One: 1:30 – 3:00 PM – Hula Auana Session Two: 3:30 – 5:00 PM – Hula Kahiko   Pre-registration for this workshop is required. Information and to register… Questions?  (303) 960-7521...

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It’s an Island Party, Nov. 30

Posted on Oct 27, 2016 in #auroraasian, APA, Arts & Culture, celebrations, Food, Music, Pacific Islands | 0 comments

The Partnership is holding it’s annual Holiday Friends Gathering on Wed., Nov. 30th, 5:30 – 8:30 PM, and this year we’ll enjoy an island party at the Aurora History Museum, featuring a catered dinner by Chef Leah Eveleigh and Hawaiian music. Chef Leah won Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen season two (2014) and is planning an island-themed dinner buffet.  She is also donating her Cutthroat Kitchen apron to the Partnership’s silent auction.  Other items include a hand-painted porcelain Dragonware tea set, a painting by artist Virginia Stonebarger (1926), and more....

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