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75th Anniversary of Bataan Death March

Remembering the courage of our heroes On April 9, 1942, three months after the Bataan of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II; Filipino and American prisoners of war were forcibly transferred by the Imperial Japanese Army from Mariveles, … Continue reading

March 16, 2017

Filipino-interest films take stage at CAAMFest 2017

This year’s CAAMFest 2017 is all set to take place on March 9-19 in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival (SFIAAFF), the annual event is celebrating its 35th year and promises to … Continue reading

March 02, 2017

Fil-Am artist Rea Lynn de Guzman: Reconnecting with her roots, heritage and history

ONE way to reconnect with one’s roots is by creating artistic pieces, whether in writing, sculpting, painting and more.  In mixed-media installations, some people would think it is just a mish-mash of junk, but in reality, it is a collection … Continue reading

January 12, 2017

The 14th Annual Parol Lantern Festival and Parade

Lighting up the way to Filipino culture Christmas is a big event not only in the Philippines but also for Filipinos all over the world.  Apart from giving gifts and preparing for noche buena (Christmas Eve dinner), another tradition has … Continue reading

December 01, 2016

Fil-Am artist Topher Maka: His journey to art and self

The task of art is to create something out of nothing, or in most cases, create sense out of chaos.  But how does it happen?  Where does it come from? For Filipino-American artist Topher Maka, the journey to make art … Continue reading

November 10, 2016

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