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Archive for December, 2008

Family values run deep in Asian American communities

With the holiday season looming, Asian American Pacific Islander communities are like others across the United States: Their family values come front and center, and they celebrate the ties that bind them together. Whether there are two generations in the US or four, whether their families came recently to America or decades ago, AAPI families [...]

12 Days of Christmas Gift Giveaway: December 12 to 23

1) For each item giveaway, go to and submit the online entry form between 8am MST and 10pm MST of that day. You must submit the form daily to be entered for that day’s gift.
2) On the following day, winners will be announced on the web site and via e-mail.
3) Come to [...]

You’re invited to JoL Club’s Lunar New Year Celebration

Come celebrate the 2009 Lunar New Year, the Year of the Ox, (which falls on January 26, 2009) with Asian Avenue magazine!
Join us for an exquisite traditional Chinese dinner, learn how to celebrate the New Year, play fun riddles for door prizes, and enjoy cultural entertainment.
Friday, January 23
Begins at 6:30pm
Empress Seafood Restaurant
2825 W Alameda Ave.
Denver, [...]

Joy of Korea House in Aurora, Colorado

On October 24, Asian Avenue magazine’s Joy of Living Club dined at the Korea House Restaurant in Aurora. The special group menu included the seafood pancake appetizer (Korean-style with green onions and mixed seafood), kalbee barbecue (marinated beef short ribs), bulgogi barbecue (marinated sliced beef), and an array of delightful veggie side dishes.
Guests took part [...]

Restaurant Peek: Vietnam Grill

1015 S. Federal Blvd. Denver, CO 80219
Tel: 303.936.5610
Open 7 days a week: 10am – 9pm, Lunch Specials Mon - Fri: 10am – 3pm
Vietnam Grill, a new restaurant nestled in a modest strip of tattered storefronts, is like a shiny beacon of culinary hope. Those familiar with the location may remember a Chinese restaurant that had [...]

Restaurant Peek: Star Kitchen

2917 W. Mississippi Ave. Denver, CO 80219
Tel: 303.936.0089
Mon - Thur: 10:30am – 12am, Fri: 10:30am – 1am
Sat: 10am – 1am, Sun: 10am – 12am
Dim sum served daily until 8pm
Most Asian Americans have their dim sum place of choice. In Denver, there are a few to choose from and the options spur debate and even battle [...]

The Ancient Japanese Art of Shibori

As a way to work through the death of her parents, Denver artist Jolene Fukuhara turned to shibori, a traditional Japanese art form of resist dyeing techniques. “Becoming involved in this particular art form gave me a way to turn uneasy, difficult emotion into a product of color, movement that’s visually satisfying; allowing unpleasant energy [...]

Love China: A Fabulous Show and Rare Cultural Experience

The Rocky Mountain Region Chinese American Association presented a wonderful show by a group of renowned Chinese performers on October 26 at Teikyo Loretto Heights University Theatre in Denver. The artists were from the famous “Love China Singing & Dancing Troupe,” one of the most prestigious performing arts groups in China. They lined up their [...]

CAHEP Free Health Fair

About 150 people from different communities took charge of their health at the free Colorado Asian Health Education and Promotion (CAHEP) Health Fair on Saturday and Sunday, November 1st and 2nd at the Denver Buddhist Temple and Denver Chinese Evangelical Free Church. Participants had many screenings and tests to choose from: allergy and asthma testing, [...]

The Three Treasures of China: The Taoist Tai Chi Society

Thousands of people benefit from regular practice of tai chi. The gentle stretching and turning moves can improve flexibility, strength and balance. But according to Bob Tank, Colorado President of the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, “chanting, meditation and ceremonies offer a higher level of personal development. “By combining Taoist, Buddhist and Confucian [...]