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Archive for July 5th, 2009

Erika Tanaka Wins the Title: 2009 Miss Asian American Colorado

Erika Tanaka had held it together.
On May 30, the night of the program’s finale show, the judges named her the 2009 Miss Asian American Colorado (Miss AACO). She held in the tears and brandished her trademark smile as last year’s winner, Duacee Lor, placed the crown upon her head.
For two months, the 20-year-old Regis University [...]

EDITHA PASION Community Leader with a Heart of Gold

In May 2009, Editha Pasion was one of 15 nurses honored with a Nightingale Award, sponsored by the Colorado Nurses Foundation and the Nightingale Statewide Selection Committee, the award honors nurses who best exemplify the philosophy and practice of Florence Nightingale. Below is an excerpt from her personal essay. Asian Avenue magazine would like to [...]

Viet De Leon Creations Hit the Runway

Is there a fashion scene in Denver? Students at Johnson-Wales University Melissa Bui, 18, and Juan Jimenez, 19, have heard that question one too many times and are determined to show that fashion trends aren’t only found in New York and L.A. but that our very own mile-high city has the glitz and glam to [...]

Little Grass Shack: Spreading Aloha to the Rocky Mountains

From what began in a small garage of an apartment complex, is now a five-and-half-year-old asset to Colorado. The Hawaiian floral specialty shop, Little Grass Shack is located in the heart of the art district on Santa Fe Drive where it is surrounded by creativity and innovation.
After graduating from the University of Hawaii, Maile Inagaki [...]

CoLours TV Offers Innovative Pan-Asian Programming

It’s not an everyday notion that Denver is a center of multicultural innovation, until you consider one particular national broadcast operation headquartered here in the Mile High City. Established in 1999 in Denver, the birth of CoLours TV stemmed from a the bold vision of CEO, Tracy Jenkins Winchester, who sought to build a network [...]

Hawaii 5-0

“He mai! Mai! Mai!” (“Welcome!”) The Colorado Dragon Boat Festival (CDBF) welcomes one and all to experience the true spirit of aloha with the Asian Pacific Island culture of Hawaii at the 2009 Festival, [...]

Mongolian Community Dedication

Denver’s Sister Cities International, the Denver Office on Cultural Affairs (DOCA) and Denver Parks and Recreation hosted an art dedication of a Tulga Sculpture, which was donated by the Mongolian
Community Association of Colorado to the Lowry community and the city of Denver on May 24th. At Ulaanbaatar Park, the Mongolian Ambassador and other noted dignitaries [...]

14th Annual Philippine Festival

On Saturday June 13, the Filipino-American Community of Colorado (FACC) was the place to be as the cultural organization held its annual Philippine Festival on the Cultural Center grounds in Edgewater. Now in its 14th year, the festival falls on the week before or of the June 15th Independence Day as commemorated by Filipinos around [...]

The Job Interview: Getting the Offer (Part 3 of Series: How to be a job winner!)

“We’ve decided to not move forward in the process.”
“We’ve determined it is better for the company to go in another direction to fill this position.”
“Thank you for the time to interview, but we’ve selected another candidate.”
Don’t let these be the words you hear after you interview.
It is amazing how often candidates go the distance in [...]

Boa on West 32nd

BOA Restaurant
3464 W. 32nd Ave. Denver, CO 80211
Tues to Thur 11 am - 9 pm
Fri to Sat 11 am - 10 pm
Sun 11 am - 8 pm
Since the fastest-growing population in the United States is mixed-race and we live in an increasingly global and multicultural world, it makes perfect sense that a restaurant like Boa [...]