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.
Grants to Alliance 2017
The San Diego Dragon Boat Alliance is deeply grateful to San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts, District 4, and the San Diego County Community Enhancement Program for the County's generous grant to the San Diego Alliance for Asian Pacific Islander Americans and our San Diego Dragon Boat Festival.
Pro Bono Donors to Alliance 2017
KAII TU DESIGN
PHILIP CHANG, CPA
Donors to Alliance 2017
Excellent Friends of the Alliance:
- CHARLES & LINDA TU
Friends of the Alliance
- GRANT & LILLIAN TU
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San Diego Dragon Boat Festival 2017
Race with the Dragons! Gather family, friends or colleagues to form a team to race in San Diego Dragon Boat Alliance's community-based SAN DIEGO DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL, Saturday, May 6, 2017, 9am-5pm, Tecolote Shores North, Mission Bay Park, SD 92109. For a day on the water or by the water, with Asian Pacific Islander performing artists, SD Potters' Guild potters, and Asian street foods: come celebrate with us, and race with the dragons!
Please visit http://sdalliance.weebly.com for Festival 2017 poster and registration forms. Thanks!
Practice with San Diego Dragon Boat Alliance
Ready to race with the dragons? Schedule practices now with San Diego Dragon Boat Alliance. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Community Calendar 2017
NaFFAA10 (National Federation of Filipino American Associations Region 10) holds 3rd Regional Empowerment Conference "Rise Up" 3/25, 8-9am registration, 9am-5pm conference, 5-6pm networking, 6pm-8:30pm megamixer; Clarion Hotel, 700 National City Blvd, National City, SD South 91950. Conference registration fee $40, payable online @ eventbrite.com, or at door; checks payable to NaFFAA Region 10. Plenary speakers include Major General Antonio Taguba on age-friendly communities & care-giving to APIAs, and Filipino Honorary Consul Atty Audie de Castro on rise of Fil-am leadership in SD
ASIAN STORY THEATER, FANHS (Filipino American National Historical Society) of SD, & Filipino Honorary Consul of SD co-present HALO-HALO Mixed Together Stories from SD's Filipino American Community, 3/31-4/8: Thur 3/30 7pm preview. Fri 3/31 opening night 7:30pm with Filipino Honorary Consul of SD, reception by Happy Sushi & SNOICE. Sat 4/1 7:30pm performances by PASACAT & Samahan Philippine dance companies. Special presentations before every performance. Lyceum Space Theatre, Horton Plaza, SD. Tickets $22; seniors students military $17; school performance 4/7 10am; groups of 10 or more $12 ea. Lyceum Box Office 619.544.1000 (no ticket fees) or LyceumEvents.org
Contact Kent Brisby, Asian Story Theater Artistic Director 619.527.2816 AsianST@cox.net
San Diego Asian Film Festival (SDAFF)'s SPRING SHOWCASE opens Thurs 4/20-Thurs 4/27 @ UltraStar Mission Valley. Pac-Arts dedicates 1 of 8 days of 2017 Spring Showcase to remembering 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 sending Japanese Americans to internment camps
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum presents Stanford historian Tom Mullaney's exhibit "Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age" through 4/16/17, SDCHM Dr Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension, 328 J St, SD 92101, Museum admission $5, free for SDCHM members, children 12 & under, students with ID
JAPANESE FRIENDSHIP GARDEN exhibits SD POTTERS/JAPANESE INFLUENCES, works by potters of SD Potters' Guild, through 4/30
MINGEI INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM exhibits "Layers of Brilliance: The Journey of Japanese Lacquer Tools" through 4/30/17, Balboa Park, Plaza de Panama, $10 admission, $7 seniors, youths 6-17, students with ID, military with ID, $5 ea. groups of 10 or more
Community News 2017
UCSD Dept of Music's professor & chair of composition LEI LIANG featured on cover of People's Music, influential music magazine in China