Saturday, February 7, 2009

February Asian Avenue Magazine Updates

Check out our February news, events and articles at or pick up this month's AAm in stores now!

• Our cover story takes a look at the current trends in plastic surgery amongst Asian Americans and unveils the cultural motivations behind them, with interviews from several reputable plastic surgeons.

• Happy Valentine's Day this month! We hope you enjoy our unique Valentine's Day feature sharing fun activities to do in the Denver and Boulder area you don't want to miss!

• Miss Asian American Colorado applications are now available at We are already underway with the second year of the one-of-a-kind leadership program for young Asian American women in Colorado. Please help spread the word!

• AAm welcomes President Obama and congratulates the Asian American Pacific Islanders who have been appointed into leading roles in his Cabinet.

• CALLING ALL NOMINATIONS for Asian American Heroes in Colorado in celebration of Asian Heritage Month (May)!

Selected recipients of the 2009 Asian American Hero of Colorado award will be featured in the May cover story. We encourage you to nominate deserving friends, family members, neighbors, teachers and community volunteers.

Download the nomination form here:

• February Event Calendar:
Lots of great events this month you don't want to miss...

- Free taijiquan (tai chi) Classes with the Taoist Tai Chi Society
- OCA/JACL's Annual Chinese New Year Banquet
- CU-Boulder's “Xuan Tren Pho” Vietnamese New Years Culture Show
- “Year of the Ox” Celebration with the Sister Cities Kunming Committee
- NAAAP Colorado Asian Employee Resource Groups Round Table
- Vietnamese Tet Gala by University of Denver’s VSA
- Noh: Pathos Behind the Mask Performance
- Colorado Multicultural Career and Internship Fair
- Asian Youth Programs Presentation by APDC
- Pandas International 9th Annual Chinese New Year Dinner
- 10th Annual Multicultural Conference on Breast Health
- Day of Remembrance Event at DU
- “Culture Shock: A Multi-Cultural Talent Showcase” at CU-Boulder

All of the events are listed here:

Cheers from Asian Avenue magazine
"A New Mix to Life"

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