Archive for June, 2009
Thailand is a diverse and complex country, so it is hardly surprising that the cuisine carries the same characteristics as its nation. Cooking is a source of pride and wonder for Thais and a good cook will strive for a perfect balance of flavor, texture and color in a dish.
Thai cooking stands out in the [...]
On Saturday, May 30th, 17 talented, intelligent and beautiful young women shared their cultural heritage, passions for service and individual talents at Teikyo Loretto Heights University Theater. Together, these women embarked on a 3-month journey of bonding, personal growth, leadership development and giving back to the community. On the night of the event, the theater [...]
Posted: June 10th, 2009 under Features.
Tags: Abhi Ramaswami, Christine Thai, cultural heritage, Dana Seaman, Erika Tanaka, Jennifer Nguyen, Laila Nguyen, Miss Asian American Colorado, Pakou Xiong, Teikyo Loretto Heights University, Women
The Joy of Living Club began its Asian American Film Series with its first Asian American Cinema and Cuisine event on Thursday, May 14th at the Starz Film Center. The event, sponsored by Asian Avenue magazine, Colorado Asian Culture and Education Network and The Denver Film Society, opened with a dinner reception and networking event [...]
Just a few short steps away from the corner of South Teller Street and West Alaska Drive, lies a tranquil oasis of care. Blissful Med Spa is a jewel within the vibrant Belmar, a shopping, dining and retail district located in downtown Lakewood. The spa is a fruition of a life-long dream, careful planning and [...]
Often in life there are simple things you can do to achieve your goals. Want to be healthy, watch what you eat and get exercise. Want to get good grades, study. Want to find a job, make it easy for people to find you. Here are some top ways to do that:
If you are [...]
Eco-Cycle, one of the largest non-profit recyclers in the United States (also known as an international pioneer and innovator in resource conservation) held its annual Earth Day Celebration in Boulder on April 22nd at the Spice of Life Event Center. Zero Waste businesses, schools, local governments, community organizations and individuals were recognized for setting examples, [...]
The Aloha Spirit was alive and well in Fort Collins as Colorado State University’s (CSU) Hui ‘O Hawai’i presented its 23rd annual Lu’au on May 3rd at the Charles A. Lory Student Center. This year’s theme, “He Inoa no na Ali’i”, paid tribute to the Hawaiian Monarchy who ruled the islands before the United States [...]
Nearly a year ago, the Hmong Student Association of Colorado (HSAC) developed the HSAC scholarship program. The purpose of the scholarship program is to encourage the Hmong youth to pursue higher education after completing high school and also assist those with financial need who would like to attend college. Through many fundraising efforts, the student [...]
Posted: June 10th, 2009 under On Scene.
Tags: Education, Elizabeth Lor, Hmong Student Association of Colorado, HSAC, May Lee, organization, scholarship, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Colorado at Denver, Wendy Vue
The atrium of the new Hamilton wing of the Denver Art Museum is home to a beautiful conceptual art installation by contemporary Japanese artist, Tatsuo Miyajima. His work, titled ENGI, takes the form of eighty mirrors set in the towering angled walls of the museum. Each mirror contains an LED (light-emitting diode) that projects a [...]
Asian Pacific American Community Advocates and Role Models Make a Difference from the Bench to the Brewery
The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival announces its 2009 Honorary Chair, Judge Kerry Hada, and Honorary Patron, MillerCoors.
From the bench to the ski slopes and from the brewery to Sloan’s Lake, the Honorary Chair and Honorary Patron for the 9th annual Colorado Dragon Boat Festival (CDBF) are amazing advocates and role models for Colorado’s Asian Pacific [...]