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Archive for June, 2009

The Philosophy of Thai Food

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 [...]

2009 Miss Asian American Colorado - May 30th

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 [...]

Denver Feels the Joy of Living with “Ping Pong Playa”

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 [...]

Blissful Med Spa: Tranquil Oasis of Specialized Care

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 [...]

Finding a Job is About Finding You: Part 2 of Series: How to be a job winner!

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:
Social Networks
If you are [...]

Earth Day Celebration in Boulder

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, [...]

Annual Lu’au Celebrates Royalty and Polynesian Culture

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 [...]

Making History: Hmong Student Association of Colorado Scholarship

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 [...]

ENGI – Connecting with Everything

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 [...]