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Community

Taiji In Chicago (12 Week Beginner Series)

A series of Taiji beginner classes in Chicago!
Arts/Entertainment

GLOC-9 AT CHICAGO

Gloc-9 is happening on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 06:45PM CST at Center Theatre at North Shore Center!
Business

AAEN @ AACC Business & Education Forum

Business & Education Forums at the Asian American Coalition of Chicago (AACC) 40th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration
Arts/Entertainment

Free Masterclass with Amjad Ali Khan

Learn from the Sarod guru Amjad Ali Khan!
Arts/Entertainment

Two Shows Added to Comedian ATSUKO OKATSUKA'S Sold-Out Shows at The Den Theatre

Due to popular demand, The Den Theatre is pleased to add two additional stand-up performances for comedian Atsuko Okatsuka!
Arts/Entertainment

Sponge Cola Live in Chicago - The US Jeepney Tour

See Sponge Cola rock the stage of Patio Theater!
Community

AABA Chicago’s 35th Annual Installation Ceremony & Awards Reception

AABA Chicago will be hosting its 35th Annual Installation Ceremony on February 1, 2023 at the University Club of Chicago.
Arts/Entertainment

FIL-AM COMEDY JAM - Chicago’s Best Up-And-Coming Fil-Am Comedians

Enjoy a night of laughter with the finest and funniest lineup of Chicago’s best upcoming Filipino-American Comedians as they take over the stage of The Lincoln Lodge!
Community

Candlelight Yoga Nidra: On-Site

With this class by Mia Park, help settle your body and mind into restful meditation through Yoga Nidra!
Community

2023 Lunar New Year Parade

Lunar New Year parade will take place on Sunday, January 29 at Chicago Chinatown.
Food

Chef Kathy Vega Hardy @ Saigon Sisters

Join us as we welcome Chef Kathy Vega Hardy @TasteofthePhilippines to cook a collaborative multi-course brunch!
Arts/Entertainment

Lunar New Year Party with Scratch Goods & Celebrate Argyle!

Join us on Saturday, Jan 28 as we celebrate Lunar New Year 2023!
Community

ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER PARTY

FACES Midwest invites you to welcome the New Year bringing our Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Party.
Food

Chinese New Year Dumpling Making Dinner

Celebrate Chinese New Year in family-style featuring story-telling, lion-dancing, dumpling-making and a sumptuous meal.
Arts/Entertainment

Navy Pier's GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: LUNAR NEW YEAR Presented by ComEd

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with us by enjoying the Global Connections series at Navy Pier!
Community

2023 Argyle Lunar New Year Celebration

Join us at Argyle Street on January 28, 2023 as Uptown continues its longstanding annual tradition of 40+ years celebrating the Lunar New Year!
Arts/Entertainment

Seollal Celebration

KPAC and Hanul Family Alliance welcome you to a fun Korean Lunar New Year Celebration!
Community

11th Ward Alderman Chinatown Candidate Forum

CBCAC and local organizations are co-hosting the 11th Ward Chinatown Candidate forum!
Arts/Entertainment

MER’s Music Showcase

Chicago’s premier songwriter showcase returns to Cubby Bear on Wed, Jan 25th for a FREE event.
Community

SABA Chicago Board of Directors Installation 2023

Let us welcome SABA Chicago's new Board of Directors at the 2023 Installation!
Community

DePaul 2023 Lunar New Year Gala

This is DePaul University’s 15th annual celebration of the Lunar New Year (the Year of the Rabbit).
Arts/Entertainment

BE OUR GUEST: A Celebration of Everything Disney

Tap into your inner child as we celebrate everything Disney!
Arts/Entertainment

STEPPENWOLF: Bald Sisters - EXTENDED

Follow the tale of two Cambodian sisters weathering through their mother’s death. Not being the best of friends since birth, their conflicting methods are at war with each other. Will they have a burial? A cremation? What culture should they follow? Find out now by seeing the Bald Sisters!
Arts/Entertainment

Lunar New Year Party by a Family of Artists

A Lunar New Year event hosted by a family of artists!
Arts/Entertainment

KAtCH Lunar New Year Celebration 2023

Celebrate Lunar New Year with KAtCH! Ring in the Year of the Rabbit with friends and family over delicious food and fun filled activities!
Community

Lunar New Year Kick Off Run

Run and blaze through the new year with FSRC's Lunar New Year Kick Off Run!
Arts/Entertainment

Celebrate Lunar New Year in Calligraphy

It is the tradition for people to post calligraphy characters written on red paper with new year’s wishes on walls, windows, and doors for celebration. We invite you to join us to make your own calligraphy artwork at the museum.
Arts/Entertainment

MARIANO'S PRESENTS: THE LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

Join us for the Kick-off of the year of the Rabbit for Lunar New Year!
Community

Bar Associations' Second Annual Lunar New Year Dinner Celebration

Come join WBAI, AABA Chicago, KABA & CABA for our Second Annual Lunar New Year Dinner Celebration over a Korean BBQ dinner.
Community

LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION at Highland Park

Let’s ring in The Year of the Rabbit with celebration and good luck!
Arts/Entertainment

Tan Dun: Guitar Concerto, Yi2 & Crouching Tiger Concerto

Join us and see a Chicago Philharmonic concert featuring music by Chinese American composer Tan Dun!
Community

Jewel-Osco Lunar New Year Event

Join Jewel-Osco Lunar New Year Event Celebration on January 14!
Community

ALDERMANIC CANDIDATE FORUM for the 48th WARD

Meet the 10 candidates running to be the Alderperson on January 7!
Arts/Entertainment

Filipino Outing: Chicago Bulls vs. Houston Rockets

Join the Chicago Filipino Community for a legendary group outing with the Chicago Bulls!
Arts/Entertainment

MER [Full Band] @ Golden Dagger

MER will come in together as a full band on December 21 for a benefit Concerts for Cancer!
Arts/Entertainment

Taiko Legacy 19 and Reduction 8

Tsukasa Taiko's annual Taiko Legacy Concert returns for the 19th presentation as well as the 8th edition of the Reduction concert at Museum of Contemporary Art Edlis Neeson Theater.
Arts/Entertainment

NIAM Musical Evening featuring Palini Ramnarayan

Enjoy a musical, fundraising evening with Palini Ramnarayan at National Indo-American Museum!
Community

Holiday Wonderland

Continue your holiday shopping by supporting Chicago's up and coming POC-owned businesses!
Arts/Entertainment

STEPPENWOLF: Bald Sisters' AAPI Opening Night

You're invited to the AAPI Opening Night of BALD SISTERS!
Arts/Entertainment

FALA's Got Talent: Christmas Special

Join FALA Chicago for a Christmas Bash and Talent Show!
Arts/Entertainment

CIRCA-PINTIG ANNUAL FUNDRAISER & GALA CELEBRATION

Celebrate and continue the journey with us! Help us (re)build CIRCA Pintig's new home at the Rizal Center.
Arts/Entertainment

Nigel Ng: The Haiyaa World Tour

Uncle Rogers is coming to Chicago!
Community

AAEN Holiday Happy Hours and Networking Event

After a 2-year absence, AAEN are back to celebrate the Holiday Season in person.
Community

TEAACH PD Workshops: FREE Virtual PD for Illinois Educators - Dec 4

Fall is here and the TEAACH Act is in full effect! Sign up for FREE professional development workshops for Illinois Educators on Dec 4, 2022!
Community

Lombard Historical Society's Jingle Bell Jubilee with NIAM

National Indo-American Museum (NIAM) will take part in Lombard’s annual Jingle Bell Jubilee.
Arts/Entertainment

STEPPENWOLF: Chat with Bald Sisters' Playwright, Vichet Chum

Ask Vichet Chum, Bald Sisters' playwright about his inspirations, creative process, and more!
Community

TEAACH PD Workshops: FREE Virtual PD for Illinois Educators - Nov 30

Fall is here and the TEAACH Act is in full effect! Sign up for FREE professional development workshops for Illinois Educators on Nov 30, 2022!
Community

Filipina Small Business Saturday Market

Shop a number of Filipina owned small businesses on Small Business Saturday at our Craft Elmhurst location on November 26th.
Arts/Entertainment

Daryo's All-American Diner Virtual Reading Workshop

CIRCA Pinitg is thrilled to present a virtual reading of Conrad A. Panganiban's new play DARYO'S ALL-AMERICAN DINER!
Community

Tampopo-Kai Program

Tampopo Kai is an online Japanese cultural program for preschoolers. Through various engaging activities such as singing, storytelling, and arts & crafts, children and their parents are exposed to the richness of the Japanese language and culture.
Arts/Entertainment

NIAM Livewire, a monthly open mic—IndRani Mondal

NIAM's November Livewire featured performer is poet IndRani Mondal, whose fluency in English and Bengali and exposure to literature in both languages brings an inclusive dimension and a comparative edge to her writings.
Community

TEAACH PD Workshops: FREE Virtual PD for Illinois Educators - Nov 14

Fall is here and the TEAACH Act is in full effect! Sign up for FREE professional development workshops for Illinois Educators on Nov 14, 2022!
Arts/Entertainment

BLACKPINK: BORN PINK in CHICAGO

Get a taste of that pink venom. BLACKPINK is coming to Chicago!
Community

Pasko in the Park

Longaniza Breakfast Club presents: Pasko in the Park - A festive Filipino-American Small Business Holiday Shopping and Cultural Event
Community

TEAACH PD Workshops: FREE Virtual PD for Illinois Educators - Nov 5

Fall is here and the TEAACH Act is in full effect! Sign up for FREE professional development workshops for Illinois Educators on Nov 5, 2022!
Arts/Entertainment

PARG & PAC Fall Social

While the season of fall sets in, let's all celebrate with an evening of food and music!
Community

Diplomatic Encounters Series: A Conversation with HIROSHI TAJIMA

Join International House and the Center for East Asian Studies as we host HIROSHI TAJIMA, Consul-General of Japan in Chicago.
Arts/Entertainment

Writers Theatre: Tiger Style!

Writers Theatre presents TIGER STYLE!, a laugh-out-loud adventure about two siblings joining forces to overcome the outrageous pressures of adulthood.
Arts/Entertainment

Diwali - The Festival of Lights

A series of Diwali Celebration at Shri Swaminarayan Temple!
Food

Diwali Celebration

Aarush Entertainment presents Diwali Celebration at Bigsuchir Restaurant & Banquet!
Community

TEAACH PD Workshops: FREE Virtual PD for Illinois Educators - Oct 27

Fall is here and the TEAACH Act is in full effect! Sign up for FREE professional development workshops for Illinois Educators on Oct 27, 2022!
Community

ACE NextGen Chicago Chapter Informational Happy Hour!

Hi all! We're so excited about the ACE NextGen Chicago Chapter. Join us for an informational HH to learn more about our values & community
Arts/Entertainment

GRAD: Diwali Celebration

Join International House Graduate Commons Program as we celebrate Diwali!
Arts/Entertainment

Luya Poetry: Shapeshifting

Here we celebrate a mix of Filipino American History Month and ~spooky season~ at First Sip Cafe on October 23!
Arts/Entertainment

Wildcat Diwali Ramleela: The Story of Ram

Experience Ramleela for the first time at Northwestern!
Community

TEAACH PD Workshops: FREE Virtual PD for Illinois Educators - Oct 23

Fall is here and the TEAACH Act is in full effect! Sign up for FREE professional development workshops for Illinois Educators.
Community

Project: VISION's 15th Annual Fall Soiree

Join a night of fun and celebration where you can also help elevate the voices of students and catalyze the future leaders of our community!
Community

Kintsugi 2022 Gala

The Japanese Arts Foundation and International Museum of Surgical Science cordially invite you to their inaugural joint Kintsugi Gala.
Community

Diwali in the Park

Join us for our second annual Diwali celebration in the park!
Community

Manila Zoo: Chicagoland

Let's gather in a modern fiesta of Fil-Am and AAPI food, art, and culture as communities. Ready to bask in a one-of-a-kind fun!
Arts/Entertainment

2022 International Korean Traditional Performing Arts Competition

Join International House as we host the 2022 International Korean Traditional Performing Arts Competition for a night of dance, music, and celebration.
Community

A Just Chi Monthly Meeting

A Just Chi is a general meeting every third Wednesday of the month for political education, workshops, moving our issue-based campaigns, and planning upcoming events
Community

Celebrate sa Tayo!

Join FYLPRO's 2nd Anniversary Celebration as they continue to provide relevant information for Filipinos in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arts/Entertainment

Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: 13 Tongues

The Auditorium Theatre Proudly Presents: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan performing Chicago premiere of breath-taking "13 Tongues!" Two performances only: October 14 & 15 at 7:30PM.
Business

ACE NextGen: UNITY Conference

Join us in person on October for a 2 day epic experience - we’re coming together again for one heck of a reunion!
Community

PICHI-PICHI

PiChi PiChi (Pinoys/Filipinos in Chicago, and the name of a dessert) is an event to connect and celebrate how dope the Filipino community is.
Community

CASL: Annual Gala

Attracting 400+ prominent Chicagoans, CASL’s Annual Gala is an elegant evening of culture, entertainment, and networking with high-profile guests. Let's help improve lives in the Greater Chicago community!
Business

Para Sa Kultura

Celebrate Filipino-American History Month with Chicagoland's up and coming Filipino owned micro businesses!
Arts/Entertainment

A Taste of Two Cultures

Join us this Sunday as Journey Chicago continues with a cross-cultural celebration of Polish pierogi and Filipino lumpia!
Arts/Entertainment

DIWALI: THE STORY OF RAM

It's the annual performance of dance and live music from Mandala, presenting Diwali: The Story of Ram on October 8!
Arts/Entertainment

Haru Nemuri

Haru Nemuri is gracing the stage of Metro Chicago on October 4!
Arts/Entertainment

Dim Sum & Drag: The Burlesque Dining Experience

It's a night of dim sum and drag with our favorite Asian drag and burlesque performers at Furama!
Business

Five Finalists Live Biz Pitch Competition

AdoboTank envisions itself to be a continuous, nurturing source for all Fil-Am businesses! Your business may be one of those who will take their biz to the next step!
Food

312 Night Market @ Aurora IL

312 Night Market is Inspired by the Night market in Asia and 626 Night Market in California. 60+ local food, Shopping, Arts vendors & music!
Community

FALL FIESTA 2022

Can't go out of bounds here when you get to play golf and celebrate the FALA Chicago's new scholarship recipients! See you there!
Arts/Entertainment

Chicago South Asian Film Festival 2022

Enjoy a festival of stories and movies highlighting the beautiful culture of South Asia! Don't miss the Chicago South Asian Film Festival on September 22-25!
Community

The South Asian Experience in a Post-Dobbs Landscape

We will hear from panelists from Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and the Aspen Institute as we discuss the real repercussions of the Dobbs decision and the end of Roe v. Wade on South Asians across the United States.
Community

Don Villar: Filipinos & Pullman

Learn about Filipino workers' contributions to and contention with the Pullman Company during the early 20th Century.
Arts/Entertainment

Community Screening of "Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March"

OCA Greater Chicago, the Chinese American Museum of Chicago, the Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community, and Chinese American Service League invite the community to screen the documentary, “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March."
Community

CASL Associate Board 9/15 Happy Hour

Join CASL's Associate Board for a Happy Hour Event!
Community

AREAA - Women in Leadership 2022

Join AREAA as we bring together a panel of highly successful women with the goal of educating and inspiring women in the workforce.
Community

KawaiiPalooza: A Celebration of All Things Cute

See you at this adorable pop-up market presented by Camelia Bakes and Sweet Delights Chicago at the Metropolitan Brewery!
Community

HAIBAYÔ: Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

HAIBAYÔ, a creative initiative that aims to energize the historic Asia on Argyle corridor through innovative cross cultural, multi-generational collaborations, is hosting the Argyle Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, a one-day culturally focused event on Argyle Street!
Arts/Entertainment

ForwARd: Alden Richards in Chicago

Do not miss the chance to see Asia's Multi Media Star Alden Richards in the flesh as he brings his benefit concert FORWARD in Chicago.
Arts/Entertainment

Mount Prospect: Celebration of Cultures

Come to the 2022 Celebration of Cultures. Enjoy Cultural Booths, Ethnic Foods, Crafts from 10,000 Villages and of course Cultural Entertainment.
Arts/Entertainment

Autumn Nerikiri Online Workshop

Learn how to make Autumn-themed Nerikiri with Wagashi Master, Toshiko Sugii Steffes
Arts/Entertainment

MP Summer Film Series: Strictly Ballroom

Millennium Park Summer Film Series presents Strictly Ballroom on August 30, 2022!
Food

HOY FEST 2022

HOY FEST 2022 at The GRAFF. DJs, LIVE PERFORMANCES, FOOD, MERCH, ART VENDORS. FAMILY FRIENDLY FREE EVENT YOU'RE IN GOOD HANDS WITH THE HOY