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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

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).
Food

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck East - Naperville Appearance

The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is returning to Main Street Promenade on Saturday 10/10!
Arts/Entertainment

Walgreens Chicago International Dragon Boat Festival

Walgreens International Dragon Boat Festival is coming to Chicago on July 30. Ascene Chicago would love to share the fun and excitement with you on the Ascene Chicago Dragon Boat.
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2017 CMAA's Lunar New Year

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster!
Arts/Entertainment

Lights, Camera, Kimchi! Welcome to the Inaugural Taste of Korea Festival

The Inaugural Taste of Korea Festival will be held on August 5 and 6, 2017 at the West parking lot of Old Orchard Shopping Mall at 4999 Old Orchard Center, West Mall in Skokie.
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.
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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

40th Anniversary Kick-Off Gala - Chinese American Service League

Celebrating 40 years of service and many generations of success!
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

Asian Heritage Month Celebration and National Hepatitis Awareness Day Event

Asian Heritage Month Celebration and National Hepatitis Awareness Day Event
Arts/Entertainment

Piyesta Pinoy 2018

5th Annual Philippine Fest PIYESTA PINOY at Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center
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2018 Asian Heritage Festival

MORA'S 2018 ASIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL AT THE PROMENADE in BOLINGBROOK
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Skokie Festival of Cultures

The Philippines will be represented along with 22 other countries during its Opening Ceremony on Saturday, May 19 from 1:05-2PM at the outside stage. A cultural performance by the Filipino Kali Eskrima Academy
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Cup of Tea Special Field Trip

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

CMAA Red Party 2018

$10 Discount Code: LAKHI
Community

Filipino Night with the Cubs

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

Eat, Drink, Korea

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

World Music Festival meets the World Dumpling Fest at Navy Pier

On Sunday, September 23, World Music Festival meets the World Dumpling Fest at Navy Pier's Polk Bros Park Performance Lawn to deliver food, culture and international performances from 1 until 7:30 p.m. as part of a special collaboration with Navy Pier, Chicago Cultural Alliance and DCASE.
Arts/Entertainment

Japanese Breakfast at Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago)

Japanese Breakfast comes to Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
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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!!
Arts/Entertainment

Matsuri Festival 2018

The 4th annual Japan House Matsuri Festival will be held on Sunday, September 9.
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Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

Come celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival with the Chinese American Museum of Chicago with music, food, storytelling, arts and craft, and more!
Arts/Entertainment

CLUB ASIA breaks Second City: A One Night Anniversary Event

Come see a dope night of improv and storytelling.
Community

Cricket Mela-IAHM's Summer 2018 Finale

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

Trace Bundy + Sungha Jung in Chicago!

Join us on the TRACE BUNDY + SUNGHA JUNG in Chicago! on Sunday, October 7th.
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Amber Liu at Park West

Amber Liu at Park West - Jam Productions
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AACN Happy Hour Highline Bar & Lounge

Come meet new and old AACNers as we checkout Highline Bar & Lounge.
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.
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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.
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

TAP - October Happy Hour at Liqrbox!

Come celebrate the fall with new and old friends at TAP - Chicago October Happy Hour on Thursday October 25.
Arts/Entertainment

CASL 2018 Winter Social

More than 350 guests will attend an exhilarating retro game night complete with cocktails and critical networking connections.
Business

11th Annual Fall Soireé & Silent Auction

Project: VISION is hosting the 11th Annual Fall Soiree & Silent Auction this year! Please join in celebration of our 15th school year!
Arts/Entertainment

Stir Friday Night Presents: East By East East

Come see Stir Friday Night’s newest sketch comedy revue! And you’ll experience Chicago’s 2018 Asian-American sketch comedy festival, East By East East!
Arts/Entertainment

JASC Holiday Delight

Celebrate Holiday Delight - Kodomo Matsuri.
Community

Filipino Night with the Bulls

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

SABA Holiday Party at Troquet!

Celebrate the holidays with South Asian Bar Association of Chicago at Troquet!
Arts/Entertainment

Prak-sis Art

Join us for creating holiday gifts at our painting with wine, shop with our lovely local artists and jewelry designers.
Arts/Entertainment

Miss Chinese Chicago at Lunar New Year Parade

This is a free public event held every year by the Chinatown Special Events Committee.
Arts/Entertainment

2019 Chinese New Year Celebration

Join the Chinese American Museum of Chicago in welcoming and celebrating the Year of the Pig at our Annual Chinese New Year Celebration.
Arts/Entertainment

Holi - The Festival of Colors

The Festival of colors announces the passing of winter and arrival of spring. It welcomes the spring and celebrates the new energy of the season, festival that breathes joyful atmosphere of social merriment.
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AAEN @ UCA-IL Lunar New Year Celebration

Join UCA Illinois to celebrate Chinese New Year at the 2019 Jiaozi Fest.
Arts/Entertainment

Piyesta Pinoy 2019

Piyesta Pinoy or Philippine Fest, now on it's 6th year, is an annual celebration and showcase of Filipino heritage and culture, and is the biggest Filipino Festival in the Midwest.
Arts/Entertainment

Global Connections: Holi

Join us in the Aon Grand Ballroom for Holi, a Hindu spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love.”
Arts/Entertainment

Global Connections: Chinese New Year

Join us in the Aon Grand Ballroom for an afternoon celebration of Chinese New Year, featuring live dance, music, and other performances, plus traditional food, crafts and more!
Arts/Entertainment

KACC & TAP-Chicago Joint Happy Hour at Benchmark

Join us on Thursday, January 24th at Benchmark in the historical Old Town neighborhood!
Arts/Entertainment

The Looney Lunar New Year Show

Say goodbye to the Year of the Dog...and dubadubahuba-hello to the Year of the Pig!
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Chinese New Year Celebration

Join performance artists The Lucky Trikes for original music accompanying stories about lineage and Chinese New Year celebrations.
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Chinese New Year of the Pig Party

We are celebrating the Chinese New Year with the release of a Year of the Pig beer called Fortune and Fame.
Arts/Entertainment

GINZA 2019 Holiday Festival

GINZA HOLIDAY FESTIVAL- A 3 day celebration of Japanese Culture.
Community

GABRIELA-Chicago Founding Assembly

GABRIELA-Chicago is celebrating International Working Women's Month with our founding assembly.
Arts/Entertainment

Chinese American Museum of Chicago 18th Benefit Dinner

Chinese American Museum of Chicago 18th Benefit Dinner
Interviews

Spirituous: Celebration of International Women's Day

Join us on the Spirituous: A Celebration of International Women`s Day on March 8.
Arts/Entertainment

Rangla Punjab 2019 - by PCS

Join us for an unforgettable, colorful evening of songs, bhangra, gidha.
Arts/Entertainment

SASA Show 2019 - Mission: SASA

Join us for our most highly anticipated event of the year, an evening of South Asian food, culture, dance, song, and all-around fun—come watch your friends light up the stage in UChicago's biggest and grandest cultural event ever!
Arts/Entertainment

ALI SETHI - Live in Chicago

Join us on the Ali Sethi Live in Concert Chicago on April 5.
Arts/Entertainment

The Sensasia Show

Join us for a show packed with Chinese traditional dances, K-pop, fashion shows and much more!
Community

Khmer New Year Celebration

Cambodian Association of Illinois is cordially inviting you to join them for dinner, cultural performances, dancing, music and bringing the new year 2563 B.E. "Year of the Pig"
Community

Community Catalyst Awards Celebration

There will be cocktails, a 10-course Chinese banquet dinner, and dancing. All proceeds benefit NQAPIA and local LGBT API leaders to attend the National LGBT API Leadership Summit and Training in 2019.
Community

Made in Asia

The event will include performances, a fashion show, and the special guest Wongfu productions.
Arts/Entertainment

The 2019 Xilin Lantern Festival

The Xilin Lantern Festival is an annual cultural event produced by the Chicago Huaxing Arts Troupe and sponsored by the Naperville SECA fund and local businesses & corporations. This event is composed of two parts: a Games & Activity Fair in the afternoon and a stage performance in the early evening.
Community

The Seventh Chicago-Area All-Camps Reunion

The Seventh Chicago-Area All-Camps Reunion is for anyone who was formerly incarcerated/interned in the Japanese American Concentration Camps during World War II.
Arts/Entertainment

VAV 2019 Tour in North America - Chicago, IL

VAV 2019 Meet & Live Tour in North America will take place this Spring! Don’t miss this chance to be captivated by the charms of VAV!
Arts/Entertainment

BTS WORLD TOUR 'LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF'

All events at Soldier Field are RAIN OR SHINE.
Arts/Entertainment

BTS Pre-Concert Workshop by Prism Kru

Hey ARMY! Come join us on Friday, May 10th from 7:15PM-9:00PM CST to learn BTS's amazing dance moves before the concert!
Community

APIDA Heritage Month - A Family Celebration

Join us for a family celebration of Asian American & Pacific Islander, Desi American Heritage!
Community

Children's Day Event

Please join us to celebrate Japanese Children’s Day! This event will give you a taste of how we celebrate Children’s Day in Japan.
Community

UChicago Holi 2019!

A celebration of Holi, South Asia's vibrant and colorful spring festival! Cover your friends in the colors of spring.
Arts/Entertainment

Haibayo Take Two

Come celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with us!
Community

Thai Night 2019: Songkran Festival

Come celebrate the Thai New Year with us at Thai Night 2019: Songkran Festival!
Arts/Entertainment

KASA Show 2019: With Love, KASA (이번 년도, 카사랑)

Come join us on Friday May 10, 7:30 p.m. at Ryan Auditorium to enjoy performances from Northwestern students.
Arts/Entertainment

DePaul SASA & PSA Presents: Crazy Rich Desis

DePaul University's South Asian Student Association and Pakistani Student Association cordially invite you all to the 21st annual Cultural show, Crazy Rich Desis, on April 27th at 6:00 pm.
Arts/Entertainment

Pinoy Show 2019: Kaivengers

Marcos is trying to collect the Infinity Stones and take over the Philippines. It's up to student activists Edjop, Lorena, Emmanuel, and Lily to stop him! Together, they are the Kaivengers!
Arts/Entertainment

2019 TJCCC 5th Annual Bowling Tournament

The tournament will consist 2 hours of bowling with optional warm-up and 2 games. The individual winners and the winning teams will be awarded with exciting prizes such as gift cards or cash.
Community

Natsu Matsuri “Summer Festival”

Please come for our temple’s annual fundraiser - a celebration of culture, food and community. This year’s cultural display is themed “Samurai” - featuring armor and weapons used by the traditional warriors.
Arts/Entertainment

Club Asia vs Club Asia: Old vs New

WE'RE CELEBRATING AAPI HERITAGE MONTH THE ONLY WAY WE KNOW HOW: a good old fashioned Asian improv throwdown that would make even Shao Kahn blush.
Community

BLOCK CITY (Build a Giant LEGO city with Illinois Tech!)

Don't miss this family fun activity organized by Illinois Institute of Technology in partnership with WTTW for a fun science programming for kids ages 2-7 in addition to building with LEGO blocks.
Community

Miss Chinese Chicago Pageant 2019 芝加哥中華小姐競選

Our goal is to foster the next generation of female community leaders who are rooted in culture and driven by kindness.
Community

Kizuki Chicago Japanese Matsuri 2019

The Kizuki Chicago Japanese Matsuri is going to take place the NEWCITY plaza located in the heart of Lincoln Park on Saturday, September 21th and 22nd, 2019.
Community

Japan Festival Chicago 2019

The largest Japan showcase in Midwest! Chicago Japan Festival will be held on Sunday, June 16th at Millennium Park.
Arts/Entertainment

IMFACT 1st US Meet & Live Tour

Studio PAV is excited to announce IMFACT 1st US Meet & Live! Beat the summer heat with IMFACT in Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta, and Jersey City!
Community

2019 Summer Soiree

FALA Chicago invites members, colleagues, and friends to its annual summertime celebration.
Community

2019 Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy

Featuring Exciting Dragon Boat Races, Lion Dance Opening, Ceremony, Children's Activities, Cultural Performances. Vendor Booths, Food and more!
Arts/Entertainment

Thrifty Fashion Sale for Project:VISION by MCC

Join us on the Thrifty Fashion Sale on July 7.
Community

Haibayô: Summer Jungle

HAIBAYÔ: Summer Jungle. A Southeast Asian Pop-Up Party! Open to All!
Arts/Entertainment

Ghost in the Shell 2 (AnimeChicago + Japanese Culture Center)

Join us in admiring the work of Mamoru Oshii with a day-long celebration and screening of his 2004 picture, GHOST IN THE SHELL 2: INNOCENCE.
Food

Kinton Ramen MEGA RAMEN Challenge!

Do you have what it takes to finish our MEGA RAMEN bowl? Spectators and participants alike are welcome to join in on the fun.
Arts/Entertainment

Hōkūleʻa at Ravenswood Manor Pk

Join us for an evening of excitement and fun as we bring the islands to the Summer Concert Series at Ravenswood Manor Park.
Business

Renovation Celebration Event

Come and join “Miss International Queen 2009”, Ai Haruna on 6/15 for a dramatic presentation of a Huge Bluefin Tuna Filleting Show.
Business

Argyle Night Market

Join us every Thursday in July & August for delicious food, live music, cultural performances, and family fun - FREE admission.
Community

Chicago, IL Water Lantern Festival

Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you'll witness the magic of the lanterns as they light up the water.
Arts/Entertainment

Legacy: Roasting Your Younger Self

Stir Friday Night is a group going 24 years strong. Take a trip down memory lane with us to the 90s and the 2000s as we explore stuff that you loved growing up!
Community

Cambodian Dance Party

Immerse yourself for an evening of Cambodian culture, dance, food and music while benefiting a great cause.
Arts/Entertainment

The Try Guys: Legends of the Internet

The Try Guys proudly present their first nationwide tour, Legends of the Internet: a thrilling evening of comedy, spectacle, and friendship.
Community

Filipino Night with the Cubs

FILIPINO NIGHT WITH THE CUBS – CHICAGO CUBS vs OAKLAND A’S
Business

Argyle Night Market - Opening Night!

We are thrilled to be back and hosting the 7th annual Argyle Night Market this summer. Delicious food, live music, cultural performances, family fun - FREE admission.
Arts/Entertainment

Club Asia at Bentwood 2019

LOTTA THANGS DONE CHANGED SINCE LAST YEAR BUT CLUB ASIA STILL SLANGIN THAT COMEDY. Back2Back Bentwood appearances and we’re shutting it down Sunday at 8:30pm!