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Festivals & More 2015

New Americans Museum Reawakening, Fri 1/16, 6pm-8pm, 2825 Dewey Rd #102, SD 92106; stories of our newest immigrants, with live Colombian Music by Fabio Alejo & the Cali Dose, & Colombian Cuisine by Antojitos Colombianos! www.newamericansmuseum.org, 619.756.7707

SD Chinese Art & Cultural Society's SD International Music & Arts Festival Sat 1/17, art exhibit 6pm, performances 7pm, Poway Center for Performing Arts, 15498 Espola Rd, Poway 92064

DISORIENTED COMEDY, stand-up comedy with Jenny Yang, DLO, Atsuko Akatsuka, Yola Lu plus surprise headliner you won't want to miss, Fri 1/23 (2 shows) 7:30pm, 9:30pm, The Comedy Palace, 8878 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Kearny Mesa; tickets $40, group/student $30 online DisorientedComedy.com, 1 food/drink min; comics as seen on VHI, MTV, HBO, Showtime, Buzzfeed, Bumbershoot, ABC, Logotv; part of proceeds to benefit National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum-SD Chapter (NAPAWF-SD)

Sd Chinese Historical Museum screens Anna May Wong: Frosted Yellow Willows: Her Life, Times & Legend, documentary narrated by award-winning actress,writer, producer Nancy Kwan, Q&A with producer Elaine Mae Woo; reception follows; Sat 1/24, 2pm-4pm, Chuang Archive & Learning Center, 541 B 2nd Ave; admission $4, members/children under 12 free, RSVP info@sdchm.org

Join Filipino American Lawyers of SD (FALSD) & Pan Asian Lawyers of SD (PALSD) for Annual Dinner & Installation of Officers, Thurs 1/29, Omni Hotel in downtown SD: 5:30pm reception, 6:45pm dinner; keynote speaker is DAVID LAT, attorney, author of Supreme Ambitions, blogger Above the Law; tickets $100/$65 (members/student members by 12/31/14), $115/$80 (non-members/non-member students); order tickets http://falsd.org/annual-dinner/; send PayPal payments to falsd1@gmail.com; mail checks made payable to “Filipino American Lawyers of SD” to Jonah Toleno at Shustak & Partners PC, 401 West “A” St, Ste 2330, SD 92101

SD Chinese Historical Museum's 19th annual Fundraiser/Banquet, Sat 2/7 5:30pm, Pearl Chinese Cuisine, 11666 Avena Place, Rancho Bernardo; tickets $75 ($35 tax-deductible), sponsor $150 ($110 tax-deductible), 619.338.9888, info@sdchm.org; exquisite 10-course banquet, entertainment, support for great nonprofit

House of China/ Chinese School of SD/ Chinese Service Center celebrate Year of the Ram Sun 2/8 5:30pm, Jasmine Seafood Restaurant, 4609 Convoy, SD 92111: banquet, magic show, lion dance; tickets $45 for great food, great evening; make check payable to Chinese Service Center of SD, 5075 Ruffin Rd, Ste A, SD 92123; proceeds benefit nonprofit services of 3 great institutions;

Don't miss Barrio Art Crawl with Terry Matsuoka's "Handmade" drawings (created as rewards for Kickstarter campaign supporters for TM's newly released album "Handmade", terrymatsuoka.com), and Kaori Fukuyama's "Color of Light" (kaorisattic.com) abstract paintings, Sat 2/7 6pm-11pm @ The Glashaus, 1815 Main St, Ste B, Barrio Logan, theglashaus.com; live music too!! 7:30pm Catherine Nguyen, 8:30pm Evan Bethany, 9:30pm Terry Matsuoka; dj 6pm-11pm DJ Johnny Tran; beer from Mission Brewery, food from June & Kyle

Little Saigon's Lunar New Year TET Festival @ Qualcomm Stadium, Fri-Sat-Sun 2/13-15: free parking, free gifts, Asian food, rides, martial art, firecrackers, lion dance, performances, pageant, fashion show, 619.786.7573, contact@LittleSaigonSanDiego.org

SD Chinese Center's 33rd Chinese New Year Food & Cultural Fair, Sat-Sun 2/21-2/22 10am-5pm, in downtown's Asian Pacific Historic District, anchored by SD Chinese Historical Museum, 3rd & J St; lion & dragon dances, continuous music, dance, martial arts, Naruwan Taiko, over 50 food & vendor booths, sdcny.com
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San Diego Dragon Boat Festival 2015
San Diego Dragon Boat Festival's 11th annual festival will be held Saturday, May 2, 2015, Tecolote Shores North, Mission Bay Park, San Diego. Are you ready to race with the dragons? Schedule practices now with San Diego Dragon Boat Alliance.


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San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans builds community through communication,collaboration & celebration of the cultural heritage & diversity of our Asian Pacific Islander American communities, and advocates for APIA rights & empowerment through service, education & philanthropy.
Community News 2015

SD Police Foundation invites community members to participate in "INSIDE SDPD", interactive program with officers in use-of-force, vehicle stop, and firearms training activities; Sat 2/7 Miramar College; check-in/ refreshments 8:30am, prgoram 9am-12pm, $20 suggested donation, $15 seniors/students; RSVP by 2/4 online sdpolicefoundation.org; make checks payable to SD Police Foundation, 444 West Beech St, Ste 250, SD 92101, 619.232.2130

OPEN ENROLLMENT for affordable, quality health insurance through COVERED CALIFORNIA begins 11/15/2014, ends 02/15/2015; online www.coveredca.com (a partnership between Covered CA & CA Dept of Health Care Services); paper applications available in Chinese, Tagalog, Hmong, Khmer, Korean, Vietnamese, as well as Arabic, Armenian, Farsi, Russian, Spanish; more than 1.3 million Californians signed up in 1st enrollment period; are you in?

Casting call for Covered CA commercial; real people with health insurance through COVERED CALIFORNIA OBAMACARE: Asian male or female 18-70, fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese or Korean/ or English-speaking male/female 18-70 all ethnicities; email DB Casting director Dina Buglione projectnotices@castingnetworks.com; non-actors welcome & encouraged to audition

API community, SDPD needs you! Join community-oriented SDPD as civilian or police officer. SDPD Multicultural Storefront works with API & African communities; mentors SD Asian Youth & East African Youth Org's. People & language skills a plus. link to SDPD

Attention overseas Singaporeans! Contact Singapore: companies are hiring: contactsingapore.sg/jobs
Alliance recognized for Excellence in "Cultural Heritage & Community Service"
The San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans was honored to receive the San Diego Filipino-American Humanitarian Foundation's Excellence Award for "Cultural Heritage & Community Service" at the Foundation's annual Historical Heritage Gala.





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