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Acclaimed singer-songwriter Barclay Martin is coming to the Filipino Community Center (FilCom) on Saturday, May 18 at 2:00pm to share a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of “Rise and Dream,” an award-winning documentary film shot in the Philippines and produced by the Christian Foundation for Children and Aging.
This city’s annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration will be held on Sunday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It’s a huge block party featuring food booths, arts and crafts, community and health information, dances and live entertainment.
A longtime Filipino American community service organization will mark its 41st anniversary with a gala awards and benefit dinner on Saturday, May 18. Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA) will hold its “Panibagong Simula!” (A New Beginning!) gala at the CBS Studio Center in Studio City.
The Filipino-American community will hold its 27th “Pista Sa Nayon” Philippine Independence Day festival at the Vallejo Waterfront on Saturday, June 1, 2013, featuring a parade sponsored by the Seafood City Supermarket chain.
By Jon Melegrito
Jose Antonio Vargas, the 31-year-old award-winning Filipino American journalist who stunned the whole nation when he boldly disclosed his undocumented immigrant status since arriving from the Philippines as a 12-year-old boy, will address the Filipino American community on Saturday, June 15, at JW Marriott Hotel here.
A big bash marking 115th Anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence will take over this city’s historic Union Square, ironically, right in the shadow of the monument to Admiral Dewey’s “Victory in Manila Bay.”
For the first time since its inception 21 years ago, The Filipino Community (FilCom) Center is expanding its annual Filipino Fiesta into a weeklong Flores De Mayo (Flowers of May) celebration from May 5 through May 11 at various locations across Oahu.
Filipino-American students will celebrate Filipino heritage and the Fil-Am experience by staging Skyline College Kababayan Program’s 8th annual Pilipino Cultural Night.
By Mico Letargo
The Philippine Consulate in Los Angeles (PCGLA), together with partner community organizations, launched preparations for the 2013 celebration of the 115th anniversary of the Philippine Independence.
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California – Filipino American Authors’ Night, hosted annually by Philippine Expressions Bookshop, will present eight authors and their new works on Friday, April 19 from 5:30–9:00 p.m. at the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) Community Hall on 1145 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles. The APALC building is on the corner of Lucas Street and [...]
Filipino American Authors’ Night, hosted annually by Philippine Expressions Bookshop, will present eight authors and their new works on Friday, April 19 from 5:30–9:00 p.m. at the Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) Community Hall on 1145 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.
By Mila de Guzman
There’s a reason the film “Harana” won the Audience Award at the Center for Asian American Media Film Festival in this city. The audience simply loved the poignant documentary on a vanishing Philippine musical tradition.