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Archive for 'Mile High Society'

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]