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Hong Kong Week: WOMEN WHO FLIRT

Watch WOMEN WHO FLIRT during the Hong Kong Week, streaming from October 6 to 10.
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Hong Kong Week: MEN ON THE DRAGON

Watch MEN ON THE DRAGON during the Hong Kong Week, streaming from October 6 to 10.
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China Week: A TOUCH OF SPRING

Watch A TOUCH OF SPRING during the China Week, streaming from September 29 to October 3.
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China Week: ALL ABOUT ING

Watch ALL ABOUT ING during the China Week, streaming from September 29 to October 3.
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China Week: BEST DIRECTOR

Watch the BEST DIRECTOR during the China Week, streaming from September 29 to October 3.
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Taiwan Week: TSUNMA TSUNMA: MY SUMMER WITH THE FEMALE MONASTICS OF THE HIMALAYA

Watch the TSUNMA TSUNMA: MY SUMMER WITH THE FEMALE MONASTICS OF THE HIMALAYA during the Taiwan Week: Spotlight in Documentaries, streaming from September 22 to 26.
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Taiwan Week: WALKING DHARMA

Watch the WALKING DHARMA during the Taiwan Week: Spotlight in Documentaries, streaming from September 22 to 26.
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Taiwan Week: WATER WITH LIFE

Watch WATER WITH LIFE during the Taiwan Week: Spotlight in Documentaries, streaming from September 22 to 26.
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Taiwan Week: FORMOSAN B.B. IS COMING

Watch the FORMOSAN B.B. IS COMING during the Taiwan Week: Spotlight in Documentaries, streaming from September 22 to 26.
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Taiwan Week: Whale Island

Watch the Whale Island during the Taiwan Week: Spotlight in Documentaries, streaming from September 22 to 26.
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Japan Week Streaming Four New Films

This season’s selection of films from Japan proves as eclectic as ever with a fascinating diversity of styles and themes, by emerging and established creators. The festival is thrilled to present the World Premiere of Japan’s new anime film HAPPY-GO-LUCKY DAYS, LIFE: UNTITLED, the North American Premiere of A DOBUGAWA DREAM, and LIFE FINDS A WAY.
Community

Talinhaga Laban sa Tirano: Raising Voices Against Tyranny

This online event is a collaboration between arts collectives in the US and Philippines that are remembering the resistance against the Marcos dictatorship and continuing to raise voices against the killings, attacks, and the return of tyranny today.
Business

A Dialogue with General Services Administration

This webinar will feature The General Services Administration (GSA – www.gsa.org). GSA will share its programs and services supporting AAPI Business in the pursuit of federal contracts.
Arts/Entertainment

Balikbayan Box Broadway Open Mic: Sixteen Bars x Broadway Barkada

With the goal of bridging our local theatre community with Filipino theatre communities abroad, Sixteen Bars, in collaboration with Broadway Barkada, is proud to present BALIKBAYAN BOX: BROADWAY OPEN MIC. This event supports Never Gonna Jeep You Up, a fundraising campaign initiated to support jeepney drivers affected by the mass transportation ban and jeepney phaseout amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arts/Entertainment

Full Moon Fridays: Celebrating Asian Composers

Tune in for 42nd Street Moon's free virtual series, "Full Moon Fridays" as we celebrate Asian composers!
Community

The Asian American Summit

Join Adweek for an engaging discussion with Asian American business leaders who will shed light on how they are personally navigating today’s heightened discussions on race and stereotypes, how they are leading their teams, and ways we can all drive meaningful and lasting change.
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Part II: Development and Fundraising: Opportunities and Challenges for the AAPI Community

As corporations, foundations, and individual donors allocate funds to support communities that have been underserved and underrepresented, what should the AAPI not-for-profit community do to be a part of this process? Join us for Part II of our conversation with AAPI leaders on the topic of Development and Fundraising as our country addresses systematic racism and social injustice.
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"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Show

Now Online! Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area's top comedians at San Francisco's Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let's celebrate the Bay's Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs.
Community

SoundCheck Session: Understanding the Asian American Experience Through Sound

Join us on a journey of the Asian American experience and the importance of Asian representation in today’s media landscape. We will be sharing insights from our most recent Pandora Soundboard study conducted in partnership with Intertrend Communications and will dive into Asian American identity, the role audio plays in their lives, and what this group expects from brands.
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Asian American Marketing and Advertising Townhall

Join us for a town hall webinar to take action on anti-Asian bias and be allies outside of our own community! 3AF's objective is to share key initiatives the Asian American marketing and advertising industry is driving to tackle the anti-Asian bias impacting the community and highlight how you can get involved.
Community

The Story of Cambodia | Part 3 | Food, Ritual & Memories

Join the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial on July 26th at 11 am for their virtual event The Story of Cambodia, Part3 | Food, Ritual & Memories.
Community

AAPI Young Leaders Summit 2020

Join us for a series of virtual events as we engage with young AAPIs on professional development, community outreach, civic engagement and entrepreneurship.
Community

OCA Summit: Resilient Communities

Resilient Communities will be a virtual summit of plenaries, workshops, and entertainment for Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, community partners, and allies across the country.
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EP4 Smart Talk, Big World 行行出狀元、一同來開講

We’re excited to announce that Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce Chicago's (TJCCC) upcoming EP4 of “Smart Talk, Big World” will be their first episode of English-speaking series!
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Courageous Women, Brave Families

The Center for Asian Pacific American Women (CAPAW), in collaboration with National ACE, OCA National, and AAPI community-based organizations throughout the nation, are pleased to host a very special conversation with several courageous women (and their brave families).
Community

Asian American Marketing and Advertising Townhall

Join us for a town hall webinar to take action on anti-Asian bias and be allies outside of our own community! 3AF's objective is to share key initiatives the Asian American marketing and advertising industry is driving to tackle the anti-Asian bias impacting the community and highlight how you can get involved.
Food

The Story of Cambodia | Part 3 | Food, Ritual & Memories

Join the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial on July 26th at 11 am for their virtual event The Story of Cambodia, Part3 | Food, Ritual & Memories.
Community

AAPI Young Leaders Summit 2020

Join us for a series of virtual events as we engage with young AAPIs on professional development, community outreach, civic engagement and entrepreneurship.
Community

2020 ILF Virtual Leadership & Business Conference

Join us to pay tribute to the unsung heroes on the front line as our community unites to rebuild America!
Community

OCA Summit: Resilient Communities

Resilient Communities will be a virtual summit of plenaries, workshops, and entertainment for Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, community partners, and allies across the country.
Community

Volunteer Service Day at St. James Food Pantry

NAAAP-Chicago typically hosts an annual Service Day with St. James Food Pantry. This year was no different - we came out to help and felt a sense of accomplishment.
Community

APAICS in Conversation: Maeley Tom

APAICS in Conversation is an exciting weekly series of virtual fireside chats to learn and hear from leading AAPIs in their field. Each teleconference is approximately 30 minutes and includes a Q&A session with the participants.
Community

16th Korean Seniors Day Celebration

Each year over 700 Korean seniors, families, and volunteers gather together for a day of recognition and celebration for our seniors’ dedication to their families and communities.
Arts/Entertainment

Jazz by the Lake - Indo-American Heritage Museum

Celebrate our first inductee into IAHM's Hall of Fame! Acclaimed Jazz pianist and MacArthur Fellow Vijay Iyer accompanied by Chicago's award winning, guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque for an unforgettable concert at Northwestern University's stunning Mary Galvin Recital Hall!
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TGIF Chicago Concert – Jessica Sanchez with Mikey Bustos and SamaSama Project

Mikey Bustos, Jessica Sanchez and SamaSama Project in Chicago concert to celebrate FAHM 2016 CHICAGO, IL — This October, Filipino-Americans in the Windy City are invited to celebrate Filipino American History Month (FAHM)
Politics

#IAmAsianAmerican - Asian American VOTES Matter - Chicago

#IAmAsianAmerican (#IAAA) is a national campaign engaging Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) millennials to be active participants in the electoral process.
Politics

Justice Denied: Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Atonio by FALA Chicago

In honor of Filipino American History Month, the Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago and the Loyola University Chicago School of Law's Asian Pacific American Law Students Association present:
Arts/Entertainment

33rd Annual Lunar New Year Festival

Happy Lunar New Year! The 2016 AACC Gala will mark the beginning of the Year of the Monkey with the theme: “Envision. Enlighten. Empower.”
Community

AREAA Chicago’s Holiday Membership Celebration

AREAA is committed to giving back to the community it serves and we will have a box for your gifts at our event.
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2017 CMAA's Lunar New Year

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster!
Community

Great Year for Great Causes 2017 - Chicago Chinese-American Charity Ball

You're cordially invited to join us to welcome and celebrate 2017 for good causes -- wait, we mean great causes!
Community

34th Annual Gala - One World, Our World - by the AACC

Like a kaleidoscope, we are most magnificent when our colors unite —illustrating the beauty in working together. In this spirit, this year’s 34th annual gala themed "One world, Our world" offers an evening of entertainment, dinner, awards and colorful harmony.
Community

25th Annual Benefit-Dinner Hanul 2017

The annual benefit dinner is Hanul’s largest fundraising event, inviting donors, funders, community partners and leaders of Hanul Family Alliance.
Community

2017 Parenting Conference: Asian Parents and American Children

This conference aims to help first generation Asian parents understand some of the culture gaps experienced at home and improve communication with their second generation children.
Community

2017 Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival

The popular Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival returns to Arlington Heights on Saturday July 29, 2017. The annual tradition brings the community together lakeside to Lake Arlington for a day of racing and festivities!
Community

Lunar Ball 2017

The 5th Annual Lunar Ball is Chicago’s largest charitable fundraiser for Asian American young professionals and friends.
Community

2017 Root to Fruit, Hana Center's Inaugural Benefit Gala

We are excited to invite you to join us in celebrating our recent merger and the work set before us. The Gala will be full of music, dancing, food, drinks, prizes, and awards with over 300 community members expected in attendance.
Arts/Entertainment

2017 Kollaboration Chicago Showcase

Join us as we celebrate six of the most talented Asian Americans in the Chicagoland area as they compete for the title of the 2017 Kollaboration Chicago Winner and a chance to compete in Kollaboration Star this fall.
Community

Asian American Summer Yacht Cruise 2017

TAP-Chicago, AACN, AAPC, Ascene, APALSA, APAMSA, KACC, KACS, Kollaboration, Social Quarters, TJCCC, and UIAAAN present the 2017 Asian American Summer Yacht Cruise on Saturday, August 12th.
Arts/Entertainment

Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA) 2017 Red Party

For the past two years, CMAA has organized Chicago's most exciting summer event, taking place in River North's very own East Bank Club.
Community

Eat for North Korean Refugees (E4NKR) hosted by KACC and Crossing Borders

Eat for North Korean Refugees (E4NKR) invites you to experience renowned chefs from the Chicago area who will cook Korean and Korean-inspired food just for you (all included with your ticket) with 100% of proceeds helping North Korean refugees in China.
Community

PASO's Annual Dinner & Celebration

PASO's Annual Dinner Celebration honoring Jose Antonio Vargas, Illinois State Reps Lisa Hernandez and Emanuel "Chris" Welch and Alice Cottingham
Community

Hate Crimes: From Vincent Chin to the Present Panel Discussion

It has been 35 years since the murder of Vincent Chin, a Chinese American (mistakenly identified as Japanese) who was killed in Detroit in 1982 at the height of the Japan-bashing era of the 1970s and 80s.
Community

OCA-Chicago Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Kickoff

OCA Chicago is kicking off the 2018 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month - Celebration and Networking lunch. In collaboration with Asian American Coalition Of Chicago and Asian American Executive Network hosted by the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago.
Community

I Heart Community by the AAAJ

To celebrate the hardwork of our community leaders and volunteers, Asian American Advancing Justice l Chicago will hosting a volunteer appreciation day called "I Heart Community". Join us for a night of food, drinks, and music.
Community

18th Annual Korean Seniors Day

Annual celebration of Korean Senior's with raffle and cultural performances
Community

Chinese American Museum of Chicago 17th Benefit Dinner

Hosting the Chinese American Museum of Chicago 17th Benefit Dinner
Arts/Entertainment

Piyesta Pinoy 2018

5th Annual Philippine Fest PIYESTA PINOY at Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center
Community

1st Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Veteran Program

The Evanston Vet Center we will be hosting its 1st Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Veteran Program/Luncheon and would like to invite community organizations and members to attend as guests.
Community

Honoring the Legacy of Asian American Pacific Islander Veterans

Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs in collaboration with the Illinois Bicentennial commission during the Month of May wish to honor the legacy and achievements of Asian and Pacific Islander Veterans and the contributions they have made to the US Mili
Business

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Community Leadership Awards

In recognition of Asian American Heritage Month Cook County State's Attorney will be honoring leaders in our community
Community

Dim Sum & Then Some: The Uptown 5K

Use $5 Discount Code: ASCENE
Food

2018 Taste of Taiwan

TJCCC Annual Gala “Taste of Taiwan”, take place at ATE Music House on Saturday, June 9, featuring authentic Taiwanese food, open bar drinks, music, raffle, and much more
Arts/Entertainment

Cup of Tea Special Field Trip

This Week we have a special Cup of Tea Field Trip for the Chinatown Dragonboat Race.
Community

Filipino Night with the Cubs

Join us, Tickets are now available - FILIPINO NIGHT WITH THE CUBS
Community

Talk Stories: An Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show

Our next Talk Stories: An Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show is coming up in a month. The show will take place at The National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial at 7:30pm on Thursday August 16th.
Community

Lunar Ball 2018

Come join the community and support community charities with an expected 1,000+ attendees for Lunar Ball 2018! This event sells out every year! The 2018 Lunar Ball (Year of the Dog) will be held on Saturday, August 11th at the contemporary Zhou B Art Center located in Chicago’s historic Bridgeport neighborhood.
Community

Chicago Desi Youth Rising Community Dinner

Chicago Desi Youth Rising invites you to join us for our community dinner to share a meal and conversation with our 2018 Summer Leadership Retreat youth participants! 
Food

Eat, Drink, Korea

The event’s festivities will be preceded by a short prayer for the North Korean refugees in Crossing Borders’ care.
Interviews

‘Journey to Success’ Series What is Success? Filipinas Who Found It

You're invited to What is Success? Filipinas Who Found It (Aug 23, 2018)
Community

FIL-AM VOTERS' EDUCATION FORUM 2018

SAVE THE DATE: FIL-AM VOTERS' EDUCATION FORUM 2018, Saturday, 25 August 2018, Seafood City Supermarket Community Center
Arts/Entertainment

Kanikapila! At Uptown's Argyle Night Market

Featuring the student-base of the Aloha Center Chicago in our tradition of Kanikapila! Hawaiian style jam with Uke Nation & E Hula Mau bringing songs of the south pacific and impromptu hula. Bring your `uke and play along, sing, take a "Hula Lesson"
Arts/Entertainment

慶祝中秋節 // Mid-Autumn Festival

Roots & Routes Initiative and Chinese American Museum of Chicago - Raymond B. & Jean T. Lee Center would like to invite everyone to a special night out in a hidden gem along the lakefront!!
Community

Cricket Mela-IAHM's Summer 2018 Finale

JOIN US FOR A FREE AND FUN-FILLED FAMILY DAY‍.
Arts/Entertainment

Shubukai 42nd Annual Performance

Shubukai 42nd Annual Performanceby Fujima Ryu Japanese Classical Dance.
Arts/Entertainment

HAIKU WORKSHOP: Akinoiro - あきのいろ “The Tints of Autumn”

Join us on this Path to awaken and return to the beginner's mind where everything is fresh, new, and possible.
Arts/Entertainment

Taiko Legacy 15

In its most common incarnation Taiko (Japanese drum), is typically heard at seasonal festivals and temples all throughout Japan. The more esoteric and theatrical expression of Taiko is a less frequent and more difficult endeavor, but at the core of Tsukasa Taiko’s artistic and musical vernacular.
Arts/Entertainment

Reduction 6

In its most common incarnation Taiko (Japanese drum), is typically heard at seasonal festivals and temples all throughout Japan.
Arts/Entertainment

Public Art Representations of Native American & Cambodian

In a contemporary context, public monuments such as Ivan Mestrovic’s The Bowman and The Spearman (1928), which depict “Native Americans” but were created by a non-Native artist and without a first-voice perspective, are viewed by some as inaccurate representations of Native American people.
Arts/Entertainment

Chicago Mongolian OPEN MIC

We welcome you to come showcase your talents with us! Let's celebrate our community's art by sharing with each other.
Community

2018 Filipino American History Month Kickoff

The Consulate General of the Philippines, in partnership with the Philippine American Cultural Foundation (PACF), would like to invite the Filipino-American community and the general public to the kickoff celebration of the Filipino American History Month (FAHM) on Monday, October 1.
Arts/Entertainment

Chicago Japanese Matsuri

Come join Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya and Japanese Culture Center - 日本文化会館 at the Chicago Japanese Matsuri!
Community

Gawad Kalinga Chicago for Filipino American History Month at E+O

To celebrate Filipino American History Month and to support OPERATION WALANG IWANAN Typhoon Ompong.
Community

Talakayang Bayan! Filipino Legacies

This Filipino American History Month, come explore Filipino legacies, from Andres Bonifacio of the Katipunan to present day Indigenous woman chieftain Bai Bibiyaon.
Community

Culturally Powered: Celebration of Traditional Dance and Regalia

As a part of Chicago Cultural Alliance’s Culture at the Intersection series, the Trickster Art Gallery brings together dancers to perform and discuss the evolution of native regalia design as influenced by migration and relocation to and from Chicago.
Community

Kundiman Reading

Kundiman is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing generations of writers and readers of Asian American literature, and creating a space where Asian Americans can explore, through art, the unique challenges that face the new and ever-changing diaspora.
Community

CMAA's 37th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction

Please join Chinese Mutual Aid Association at our Annual Dinner and Silent Auction on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
Arts/Entertainment

70's and 80's Japanese Funk Night

Specializing in 70s & 80s Japanese Disco, Funk, and Pop.
Community

Celebrate Filipino American History Month

Filipino American History Month celebration in memory of FANHS National Scholar and Trustee, Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon.
Arts/Entertainment

Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings

This reading is presented as part of the LookOut Series – Steppenwolf’s performance series that presents the work of artists and companies across genre and form.
Arts/Entertainment

JASC Holiday Delight

Celebrate Holiday Delight - Kodomo Matsuri.
Community

Not Your Model Minority - Chicago House Party Fundraiser

Join and celebrate with National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum a year of building power!
Interviews

CRES Talk: Seth Archer

Don't miss the chance to be a part of a talk on the history of Hawai’i through the lens of Utah State University historian Seth Archer’s new book.
Community

Filipino Night with the Bulls

You're invited to experience great NBA action, non-stop entertainment and the energy of a sellout crowd!
Community

Stories of Chicago: Yellow Americans Speak

Join us for an evening of storytelling and food by people living in the intersections of Chicago and East Asian America.
Community

TALK Stories: An Asian American Diaspora Storytelling Show

An Asian American/Asian Diaspora Storytelling Show, scheduled for Friday December 14th.
Community

Asian American Activism in Chicago: A Round Table

Join us for a round table about Asian American activism in Chicago.
Community

Winter Workshop

Whether you're learning about gamelan for the first time or have enjoyed it for years, be a part of our community and bring your friends and family at CBG's first concert at mHUB!
Arts/Entertainment

Tomodachi

Join the spectacular team from Yokocho as they welcome in guest bartender Jacyara de Oliveira from Leblon Cachaça and Chicago DJ Jesse Sandwich for the inaugural Tomadachi night!
Arts/Entertainment

Ongaku音楽

Take a trip down memory lane as classic records from Japan's bubble economy era set the mood for an authentic experience in an artisanally crafted interior by renowned woodworker Steven Teichelman.