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Kilusan Pilipino’s 6th Annual ‘Isang P.U.S.O’: Moving to support the Filipino community

This year’s benefit goes to helping Little Manila of Stockton University of the Pacific-Stockton’s cultural club Kilusan Pilipino will be hosting their annual benefit concert, “Isang P.U.S.O.,” this Saturday, January 20, at the DeRosa University Center Ballroom. An ongoing benefit … Continue reading

January 18, 2018

‘Adventures in Ticoland: Where the Magic of Animals Never Ends’ — A story of imagination and innocence

AFTER his first book, “Half My Life:  The Testimony of a Father and His Special Needs Child,” about the challenges a father is facing with a son diagnosed with autism and diabetes, author Joseph Lim is now equally proud to … Continue reading

January 11, 2018

SF Parol Lantern Festival and Parade: Remembering Filipino Christmas traditions

It’s a few weeks before Christmas and the holiday air is alive with music, decoration and reminders of the season.  However, for most Filipinos in the United States, it brings back nostalgic memories of Christmas past. This year’s Parol Lantern … Continue reading

December 01, 2017

Fil-Am artist Francis Calimlim: Connecting with his history, community and identity

FILIPINO-AMERICAN interdisciplinary artist Francis Calimlim believes that you should always have conversations with yourself.  Some may think it’s crazy, but from his experience, doing such can open the avenue to discover who you are and want to be. As an … Continue reading

November 21, 2017

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presents New Filipino Cinema 2017

A showcase of world-class independent films from the Philippines This August, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) presents the sixth annual showcase of independent films from the Philippines with New Filipino Cinema 2017, co-curated by YBCA film/video curator Joel … Continue reading

August 04, 2017

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