Events:

Organization

Arts/Entertainment

Kiran Ahluwalia in Concert

Kiran Ahluwalia’s open-hearted vocals have established her as one of global music’s most compelling and contemporary voices of South Asia.
Business

Chicago Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Kickoff & Business Expo

Get ready to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with us at the APAHM Kickoff & Business Expo - it's gonna be epic!
Arts/Entertainment

An in-person Boswell event with A.H. Kim

Meet A.H. Kim, author of RELATIVE STRANGERS, in an in-person Boswell event.
Arts/Entertainment

Day 4: THE SHOWS by FashionBar - South Asian & Modest Wear

Chicago Fashion Week Powered by FashionBar LLC: This event is part of a week-long lineup of Fashion Week events as we present The Shows!
Arts/Entertainment

Sitar and Tabla Concert by Pandit Partha Bose and Indranil Mallick

Partha Bose and Indranil Mallick make their SAI concert debut with a special South Asian classical music recital.
Community

Danni S. Event Essentials Presents Women’s Empowerment Gala

A large formal event, including a drinks reception, a sit-down dinner, awards, performances, speeches and dancing.
Arts/Entertainment

Korean Culture Workshop

Join our workshop for an exploration of Obangsaek (오방색), the traditional Korean color scheme of blue (green), red, yellow, white, and black.
Community

OMEE's 1st Annual Asian Women's Summit

In celebration of national Women's HERstory/History/Future Month, please join us!
Arts/Entertainment

Zarna Garg with Rich Kiamco @ PARK WEST

JAM Presents ZARNA GARG comedy show, Rich Kiamco features
Arts/Entertainment

"RU" (APUC Season 18 Opening Night)

Join us at the Alliance Française de Chicago as Asian Pop-Up Cinema proudly presents the U.S. Premiere of the film "RU".
Arts/Entertainment

If The Sky Could Dream Interactive Art Workshop with Irene Hsiao

Join the HMAA Artist in Residence Irene Hsiao to learn more about her installation and performance art!
Community

South Asian Wedding Expo

Get ready to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of South Sian weddings at our in-person Wedding Expo – a celebration of love, culture, and union!
Arts/Entertainment

South Asians On The Mic

An open mic for upcoming South Asian artists and performers.
Community

I'm Every Woman

Get ready to celebrate the power, strength, and beauty of woman as UAT presents to you a concert of a lifetime.
Community

Community Insights: Awareness and Well-being in the South Asian Community

Foster a sense of community and shared understanding with us as we explore intersections of tradition and well-being, collectively striving!
Arts/Entertainment

Workshop: Japanese Papermaking with Human Body Watermarks

Explore the artistry of traditional Japanese paper-making at IMSS!
Arts/Entertainment

Acting and Theatre Workshop with Faisal Malik

Lights, camera, action! Hone your acting skills with Faisal Malik!
Arts/Entertainment

2024 Music & Arts Clinic Professional Development Conference

The Music & Arts Clinic in DuPage County is commemorating its 40th professional development seminar for Music Educators. This music education specific event consists of clinics for band, orchestra, choir, and general music educators.
Food

Lunar New Year Lucky Six Mochi Donuts

Come join us at 2d restaurant for a unique and unforgettable experience!
Arts/Entertainment

Virtual Book Discussion: "The Storm We Made"

Join Women in National Association of Asian American Professional's (NAAAP) Book Club! Spotlighting Asian-American women in literature - we celebrate narratives and authors that cover cultural identity, heritage, adversity, and perseverance.
Arts/Entertainment

万珺: 玉器入门讲座 Lecture by Jun Wan: "Intro to Jade"

讲座内容:玉器系列课程第一课(本次讲座为中文讲座) About the Lecture: Jade Series Lesson 1: Intro to Jade (Please note that this lecture is in Mandarin)
Arts/Entertainment

VAI Lunar New Year 2024 Celebration | Buổi Tiệc Tân Niên

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with Vietnamese Association of Illinois at Furama on Saturday, Februrary 24th!
Community

Red Envelope 2024 Lunar New Year Party

Join us for a Lunar New Year Celebration at Furama Restaurant. Get ready to unleash the dragon within and kick off the Lunar New Year in style!
Community

Red Envelope Event (Lucky Money Giveaway)

The red envelope is a cherished tradition during Lunar New Year, distinct from the gift-giving of holidays like Christmas.
Community

Chicago Chinatown Community Foundation 芝城華埠基金會​ Lunar New Year Celebration 2024

Chicago Chinatown Community Foundation hosts its Annual Lunar New Year Parade on February 18!
Arts/Entertainment

Free Screening - 100 YARDS

A delightful blend of old-school kung fu and contemporary cool movie about two bitter rivals duel for stewardship at a wushu academy.
Food

2024 Chinese New Year Dumpling Making Dinner

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

CMAA Lunar New Year Celebration 2024

Chicago, IL-February 17, 2024 - Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA) is hosting our annual Lunar New Year celebration at Truman College on Saturday, February 17th, preceding the Argyle Lunar New Year Parade!
Community

2024 Argyle Lunar New Year Celebration

The Argyle Lunar New Year Celebration features a community parade, family-friendly activities, and a number of performances.
Community

Chicago Hongkonger Lunar New Year Party

Lunar New Year Party presented by Chicago HongKonger Community Center!
Arts/Entertainment

Lunar New Year Dinner Celebration Year of the Dragon

Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual traditional Chinese New Year dinner feast.
Community

International House: Lunar New Year Celebration

Join IHouse, CEAS, Asian Policy Forum, Graduate Council, CUSA, & Harris Student Government for our annual Lunar New Year Celebration!
Community

Nine Dragons Night Market

Nine Bar presents Nine Dragons Night Market - a night market highlighting local AAPHI vendors to celebrate the Year of the Dragon.
Arts/Entertainment

Lunar New Year Concert Featuring Rabia Brooke

A matinee concert featuring Violinist Rabia Brooke performing a world premiere of Lei-Liang’s Mongolian Suite for Violin, and more!
Arts/Entertainment

2024 Lunar New Year Celebration at Pacifica Square, Aurora, IL

This event features traditional lion dances, performances, giveaways, and more!
Community

CFAS Lunar New Year Concert at Preston Bradley Hall

Get ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year with CFAS at Preston Bradley Hall!
Community

2024 AACC Lunar New Year Celebration

Come “Together for a Brighter Tomorrow” this New Year with members and friends of the greater Asian American community!
Arts/Entertainment

SAI Screenings: 'Indus Blues' (2019) by Jawad Sharif

Screening of an award-winning documentary about the dying music traditions of Pakistan.
Arts/Entertainment

LUNAR NEW YEARS Salsa Saturday (Dragon) @ Michella’s Nightclub

Come out and see what the buzz is about this night with beautiful people, great food and terrific ambiance!
Community

Lunar New Year Birding

Celebrate Lunar New Year with birding and community!
Arts/Entertainment

Navy Pier Global Connections: Lunar New Year

Immerse yourself in Lunar New Year festivities at Navy Pier’s Global Connections: Lunar New Year Celebration as the AON Grand Ballroom is transformed into a family-friendly and interactive celebration space to usher in the year of the dragon!
Community

Chinese New Year Celebration

Get ready to immerse yourself in a vibrant cultural experience filled with delicious food and fun activities.
Arts/Entertainment

"Year of the Dragon: Early China to LEGO" - Opening Ceremony & Ribbon Cut

On the first day of the Lunar New Year 2024, the Heritage Museum of Asian Art invites you to attend the Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting.
Arts/Entertainment

Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year Party

Get ready to ring in the Chinese New Year with an unforgettable celebration at the Temple of Kung Fu!
Community

88 Red Envelope Giveaway Event

Embracing the tradition of giving red envelopes, symbolizing good luck and prosperity, we are joyfully sharing the tradition with you.
Arts/Entertainment

DePaul 2024 Lunar New Year Celebration

Join us at DePaul 2024 Lunar New Year Celebration for a night of festive vibes, traditional performances, and mouthwatering food.
Arts/Entertainment

"Year of the Dragon: Early China to LEGO" - Exhibition Preview Reception

Join us and be part of the celebration for our Lunar New Year Exhibition - Year of Dragon: Early China to LEGO!
Community

Lunar New Year Celebration Workshop

Step into the enchanting world of the Lunar New Year with our 2d restaurant's special celebration on 02/09 - Lunar New Year Eve!
Community

AABA Chicago’s 36th Annual Installation Ceremony & Awards Reception

AABA Chicago will be hosting its annual 36th Annual Installation Ceremony & Awards Reception at Venue West!
Community

Skokie Lunar New Year!

There will be lion dancers, kids' crafts, food and of course lots of lucky red envelopes for you to take home to friends and family.
Arts/Entertainment

Lunar New Year Celebration at the Field Museum

Ring in the Lunar New Year at the Field Museum!
Arts/Entertainment

World Music Wednesday: Lunar New Year Concert

A weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation.
Arts/Entertainment

Lunar New Year AAPI Market

2024 is the Year of the Dragon! Celebrate with us at Lunar New Year AAPI Market!
Arts/Entertainment

Actions for the Earth: Exhibition Opening Conversation

Join us for a conversation celebrating the opening of exhibition, "Actions for the Earth: Art, Care & Ecology"!
Community

Lunar New Year 2024 Fundraiser Party for APIDA Arts

Welcome the dragon! Yoga. Food, Drink. Vision Board Making. Benefitting the free APIDA Arts Festival
Community

Seollal Celebration and Open House 2024

Hanul Family Alliance Celebrates Seollal 2024
Community

AARP Tax-Aide

The free AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program will be available at the DeKalb Public Library and is for people with low to moderate incomes.
Community

Disrupting Islamophobia in BIPOC Communities

Join SASM for our upcoming engagement focused on disrupting Islamophobia in BIPOC Communities.
Arts/Entertainment

New Year, New Energy Online Workshop - Feng Shui Tips & Meditations

Even if you don’t celebrate the Lunar New Year, it's a chance to set you and your space up for new beginnings, abundance, and joy this year.
Community

ACE NextGen Accelerator Launch

ACE NextGen launches their inaugural Accelerator Program to help AANHPI entrepreneurs grow their business!
Arts/Entertainment

Special Exhibit - ICON

ICON explores the multi-cultural figure, the Buddha, and its representation as a global icon through a unique and global perspective.
Community

Adobo Social Hour: Queer Asian Coffee Meetup - January 2024

A monthly meetup for the Queer Asian Community to connect and try new coffee shops! #seeyourselfhere
Arts/Entertainment

American Desi Family: A Comical Urdu/Hindi Play

South Asia Institute and Thespianz Foundation Present "American Desi Familiy", a comical Urdu/Hindi play.
Community

2024 Chinese New Year Hanfu Party of Chicago

Join us for the 2024 Chinese New Year Hanfu Party, hosted by the Dream Hanfu Society of Chicago, and celebrate in style with traditional art.
Politics

Hate Crimes Investigations and Remedies

Informational workshop on Cook County resources for hate crime survivors and hate crime victim advocates.
Arts/Entertainment

Flow with Priya Introductory Session--Chicago

This session will show you how to tap into the wisdom of the body to move through limitations and come into alignment with ease.
Arts/Entertainment

Triveni Institute's ShadowBall

Dive into the Human Experience: Unfiltered. Fashion, Mental Health, and the State of Our Planet. Come as You Are.
Food

Love Letter to Chiang Mai: A Thai pop-up dinner

Join Chefs Palita Sriratana and Fred Noinaj on a journey as they wax poetic with a love letter to Chiang Mai via a family-style dining experience through the lens of two Thai-American chefs.
Community

The Paglees: Between Reason and Madness

Featuring mixed-media works on paper, fabric, and canvas, sculpture, performance, photography, installation, and moving image, The Paglees: Between Reason and Madness, questions and reframes the labeling of non-conforming women as crazy and the marginalization of immigrant women of color.
Arts/Entertainment

3rd Fridays Free Admission Museum Night - January 2024

Learn about Asian Art in the Heritage Museum of Asian Art with a guided hour-long tour around the gallery.
Arts/Entertainment

Nationwide Open Call for Sundance-supported Feature Film

Casting Director Damian Bao is currently conducting a nationwide open-call for CHINESE SCHOOL, a Sundance-supported Feature Film.
Community

JASC Moving Out Sale

Stop by JASC before we move out of our Clark Street location! Discounted office furniture, homeware, books, & Asian collectibles will be available for purchase.
Arts/Entertainment

East of California West of New York - January 2024

East of California West of New York is a stand-up show that features Asian American comedians in the midwest.
Business

Founders First CDC Launches the 2024 Chicagoland Job Creators Grant

$100k in grant money for 25 diverse-led businesses in Illinois. Apply today! Deadline to apply is February 6, 2024.
Community

Offshore Rooftop's Wellness on the Water Winter Series

Join us at Offshore Rooftop for our Wellness on the Water series featuring a 50-min fitness class and brunch!
Arts/Entertainment

Bollywood Ball 2024 - Annual NYE Gala hosted by ABCD BEATZ ENTERTAINMENT

Chicago's Most Exclusive Bollywood-theme NYE Gala (For 21 Years Running) at the gorgeous City Hall Events space in the West Loop
Community

Donguri Kai Let's Learn about Osechi - A Japanese New Year Feast

Online culture class for all ages about Japanese New Year's Traditional Food!
Food

Christmas Day Chinese Food!

Join us for Christmas Day Chinese Food! Learn how to make 3 amazing Chinese dishes!
Community

Kamp's Holiday Party 2023

Kamp will be hosting a holiday party in Chicago this year and is open to anyone and everyone!
Community

Bowing: A Moving Meditation for Personal Transformation

During this class, we will do bowing meditation and breathing postures to connect with ourselves.
Arts/Entertainment

DCASE Presents: Open House @ Chicago Cultural Center

Open House @ Chicago Cultural Center - artists in residence, music, galleries, shopping, socializing and more!
Arts/Entertainment

Taiko Legacy 20th Anniversary

Asian Improv aRts presents the 20th anniversary of one of the largest taiko drumming concerts in the midwest.
Business

Chicago For Keeps: A Holiday Pop Up Shop!

Come join us at Him & Her Vintage for a one-of-a-kind holiday shopping experience!
Food

Diego Domingos x Chef Stephen Gillanders x Gran Centenario

Diego invites you to our exclusive pop-up series with a special guest, Chef Stephen Gillanders from S.K.Y. and Valhalla!
Arts/Entertainment

Corky Siegel and Kalyan Pathak: Chamber Blue Duo

Harmonic Blues legend Corky Siegel meets Indian percussion genius Kalyan Pathak for a Chamber Blue Duo performance.
Arts/Entertainment

Reduction 9

Asian Improv aRts Midwest presents Reduction 9, a theatrical presentation influx of free fluid improvisational compositions.
Arts/Entertainment

Traditional Ink Painting Workshop - Christmas Themed

This holiday season, immerse yourself in the enchanting world of traditional ink painting at the Heritage Museum of Asian Art!
Arts/Entertainment

Flow with Priya Introductory Session--For Women of Asian Indian Origin

This session will show you how to tap into the wisdom of the body to move through limitations and come into alignment with ease.
Arts/Entertainment

East of California West of New York - Nov 2023

East of California West of New York is a stand-up show that features Asian American comedians in the midwest.
Business

Hong Kong Business Association of the Midwest's Annual Holiday Reception

Let's celebrate the holiday season with festive fun at the Hong Kong Business Association of the Midwest's Annual Holiday Reception!
Community

AREAA Holiday Party

Celebrate the festive season at the AREAA Holiday Party!
Arts/Entertainment

The Sarah Siddons Society's Noor Inayat Khan: The Forgotten Spy

In a first for the 71-year-old Sarah Siddons Society, it is pleased to produce a one-night performance of Noor Inayat Khan: The Forgotten Spy, a new one-woman play written and performed by Almanya Narula, a 2016 Siddons Scholarship recipient.
Arts/Entertainment

Kame-HaHa-Chi Cabaret 2023

Kame one Kame all to the Kame-HaHa-Chi Cabaret!
Arts/Entertainment

TBOX | Chicago's 27th Annual Santa/Christmas Crawl

World's Largest Xmas Bar Crawl in Wrigley! Pop-Up Bars, Free Breakfast, $9 in Gift Cards To Use On The Crawl, Drink Specials & More!
Arts/Entertainment

Free Children's Museum Tour

Embark on a captivating journey with your little ones as they explore the wonders of the Heritage Museum of Asian Art with a special tour!
Community

Growing Stronger from the Pandemic - Annual Gala Event

Join us for a celebration of health, community, and rejuvenation in a post-pandemic world!
Arts/Entertainment

Raks Inferno: A Holiday Circus Speakeasy

Experience a holiday circus cabaret featuring artists who have performed around the world! "An awe-inspiring sight." - Broadway World
Arts/Entertainment

Flow Dance Concert

A dance concert which explores transference - of time, of culture, of energy - from one to another, from me to you.
Community

AAEN 10th Anniversay Holiday Happy Hour Networking

Join us for a festive and fun-filled evening as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of AAEN with a holiday-themed happy hour networking event!
Business

Chicago Tech Career Fair: Exclusive Tech Hiring Event

Tech Career Fair focus on helping companies achieve their diversity and inclusivity initiative with more diverse non-traditional candidates.