APEX EVENTS...


05/16/07: APEX Coffee Break
05/19/07: APEX In Action: 17th Annual 2007 Asian Festival - Dallas City Hall Plaza - assistance needed!

COMMUNITY EVENTS...

05/10/07: Inside the Crow Collection of Asian Art: Exploration & Discussion of Asian Identity Among Women
05/17/07: Save the Date - Get on Board! Fair
05/19/07: 17th Annual 2007 Asian Festival - Dallas City Hall Plaza - volunteers needed!
05/24/07: 2008 Leadership Dallas Application now available - Due May 24th!
05/24/07: Inside the Crow Collection of Asian Art: Lotus Leaves
05/27/07: Inside the Crow Collection of Asian Art: Adventure Vietnam!


 


APEX EVENTS...
05/16/07 APEX Coffee Break

Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Time: 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Starbucks @ 3714 Belt Line Road, Addison, TX 75001, South of Beltline & East of Marsh
Contact: James, james@apexdallas.org and Scott, scott@apexdallas.org

Welcome to May! Whether it's sunny or rainy (because we never know how Dallas weather can get), you're sure to find some comfort drink to help break the heat or chill. If you're new to APEX or interested in joining the organization, then please come out and meet us at Starbucks on Beltline and Marsh in Addison. This is a chance for YOU to get to know the officers and the organization better. We'll be there sipping on coffee and ready to muse on any topics.

If you're a regular member and just need a simple pick-me-upper in the middle of the work week, please also feel free to come out and enjoy a mocha latte or espresso with us.



APEX EVENTS...
05/19/07 APEX In Action: 17th Annual 2007 Asian Festival - Dallas City Hall Plaza - assistance needed!

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2007
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Dallas City Hall Plaza, 1500 Marilla Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Contact: James, james@apexdallas.org


What better way to celebrate Asian Heritage Month than by attending the 17th Annual Asian Festival!
Asian Professional Exchange of Dallas will be hosting a booth during the Asian Festival this year. Please come by and visit us.


Assistance Information

We are seeking assistance for the Asian Professional Exchange of Dallas booth for the Asian Festival. Please contact James, james@apexdallas.org, 214-636-0712 to assist.


Event Information

2007 Asian Festival– The Largest Celebration of Asian Culture in North Texas

Dallas, TX – Lion dance, martial arts, sumo wrestling and Japanese drums will grace the Dallas City Hall Plaza as a part of this year's Asian Festival hosted by the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce and co-sponsored by the Crow Collection of Asian Art. This FREE event showcases authentic Asian cuisine, cultural entertainment and activities for children in a daylong festival celebrating the National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

This fun, colorful and festive event will unite Asian cultures while creating a diverse marketplace featuring native arts & crafts, music, dance, food, martial arts and children's activities. Unique cuisine from Indonesia, Korea, China, India, Laos, Vietnam, the Philippines and other countries will be sold by independent vendors. The children's area, Passport to Asia for Kids , will provide activities culturally relevant to the traditions of the arts of Asia such as origami, face painting, henna painting, jewelry making, and many more.

The event is sponsored by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Ben E. Keith, AZN Television, Crow Collection of Asian Art, State Farm and Dallas Morning News*

*confirmed sponsors of the festival as of March 20, 2007.

For additional information, please call 972-241-8250 or visit http://www.gdaacc.com/programs/asianfestival/


 

COMMUNITY/CULTURAL EVENTS...
05/10/07 Inside the Crow Collection of Asian Art: Exploration & Discussion of Asian Identity Among Women

Date: Thursday, May 10, 2007
Shifts: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: The Crow Collection of Asian Art, 2010 Flora Street, Dallas, 75201
Contact: RSVP: www.crowcollection.org, 214 979 6438
Cost: Free

Exploration and Discussion of Asian Identity Among Women
- 6:00pm to 7:30pm FREE

Suzanne Lecht, Art Director of Art Vietnam Gallery, Hanoi , Vietnam , will present an insightful tour of the exhibition Changing Identity: Recent Works by Women Artists from Vietnam . 6 TO 7:30 PM


Who are We? Where are We From?
Dialogues and Perspectives on Identity, Culture, and Gender Across Borders.
- 7:30pm to 8:30pm FREE

Who are we? Where are we from? Dialogues and Perspectives on identity, culture, and gender across borders.
Panelists include Yoshi Ando , Outreach Coordinator, Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth; Aditi Samarth , Humanities Faculty & Asian-American/Middle Eastern-American Studies Co-Chair, Richland College ; and Sandra VuLe , Esq., Vice-President of Vietnamese-American Community of Greater Dallas. 7:30 TO 8:30 PM


COMMUNITY/CULTURAL EVENTS...
05/17/07 Save the Date - Get on Board! Fair

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2007
Time: 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Conference Center at Cityplace, 2711 N. Haskell Avenue, Dallas. Click here for a map.
Contact: for more information, click here or call 214/826-3470, ext. 232.
Cost: Free

GET ON BOARD, a program of the Center for Nonprofit Management presents:

SAVE THE DATE! YOU can make a difference in your community!

Find out how at the Twelfth Annual Get On Board! Fair . This unique event brings 100 nonprofit organizations to one convenient location, where you'll discover how your time and talent can benefit the place you call home. Join us to visit with nonprofits to see how you can get involved as a board or committee member. From arts to social services, healthcare to housing – there's a nonprofit just right for you.

Admission is FREE! Join us for food, fun and a chance to win door prizes. Mark Your Calendar! Register now!

(Pre-registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome!)

Premiere Sponsor: Chase Sponsors: The Dallas Morning News & WFAA8



COMMUNITY/CULTURAL EVENTS...
05/19/07 17th Annual 2007 Asian Festival - Dallas City Hall Plaza - volunteers needed!

Date: Saturday, May 19, 2007
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Dallas City Hall Plaza, 1500 Marilla Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Contact: Chiho Mori, Director of Marketing and Events, Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce
972 241-8250, chihom@gdaacc.com
Cost: Free


Volunteer Information

We are seeking volunteers for the 17th Annual 2007 Asian Festival. Please the volunteer form before. We appreciate your participation. Upon registering as a volunteer, the each volunteer will receive an information packet.

Volunteer Form

Please contact Chiho Mori, Director of Marketing & Events, chihom@gdaacc.com , 972-241-8250
Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce


Event Information

2007 Asian Festival– The Largest Celebration of Asian Culture in North Texas

Dallas, TX – Lion dance, martial arts, sumo wrestling and Japanese drums will grace the Dallas City Hall Plaza as a part of this year's Asian Festival hosted by the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce and co-sponsored by the Crow Collection of Asian Art. This FREE event showcases authentic Asian cuisine, cultural entertainment and activities for children in a daylong festival celebrating the National Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

This fun, colorful and festive event will unite Asian cultures while creating a diverse marketplace featuring native arts & crafts, music, dance, food, martial arts and children's activities. Unique cuisine from Indonesia, Korea, China, India, Laos, Vietnam, the Philippines and other countries will be sold by independent vendors. The children's area, Passport to Asia for Kids , will provide activities culturally relevant to the traditions of the arts of Asia such as origami, face painting, henna painting, jewelry making, and many more.

The event is sponsored by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, Ben E. Keith, AZN Television, Crow Collection of Asian Art, State Farm and Dallas Morning News*

*confirmed sponsors of the festival as of March 20, 2007.

For additional information, please call 972-241-8250 or visit http://www.gdaacc.com/programs/asianfestival/



COMMUNITY/CULTURAL EVENTS...
05/24/07 2008 Leadership Dallas Application now available - Due May 24th!

Due Date: Thursday, May 24, 2007
Time: 5:00pm
Location: 700 N. Pearl, Suite 1200, Dallas, TX 75201
Contact: Kali Bailey, Director, Leadership Development, Greater Dallas Chamber
214-746-6746, kbailey@dallaschamber.org

Leadership Dallas 2008 Applications are now available. Please forward the attached information to co-workers, board colleagues or friends that you feel would be an asset to the program and our next class. Completed applications are due no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2007. Please contact me with any questions.

Attached:
* Updated preliminary program information (contains the 2007-2008 program calendar and scholarship information)
* Four (4) page application (please see page 1 for instructions)
* Reference form (3 references are needed to complete an application)**

**Leadership Dallas Alumni recommendations are encouraged. Please only endorse one candidate and note the year you graduated from the program on the form.

<<PrelimInfo.doc>> <<Application.doc>> <<Reference_Form.doc>>




COMMUNITY/CULTURAL EVENTS...
05/24/07 Inside the Crow Collection of Asian Art: Lotus Leaves

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2007
Shifts: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: The Crow Collection of Asian Art, 2010 Flora Street, Dallas, 75201
Contact: RSVP: www.crowcollection.org, 214 979 6438
Cost: Free

Join us to discuss Paradise of the Blind (HarperCollins, 1993) by Duong Thu Huong, the story of three women struggling to survive during a tumultuous time in Vietnam. Traditional values and customs are abruptly negated under Communist rule, but the beauty of the land and symbolic value of cuisine help preserve the pride and endurance of the people.

FREE. Reservations required.




COMMUNITY/CULTURAL EVENTS...
05/27/07 Inside the Crow Collection of Asian Art: Adventure Vietnam!

Date: Sunday, May 27, 2007
Shifts: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: The Crow Collection of Asian Art, 2010 Flora Street, Dallas, 75201
Contact: RSVP: www.crowcollection.org, 214 979 6438
Cost: Free

Adventure Vietnam!
Look at Vietnam Through the Eyes of Artists with a Final Tour of Changing Identity:
Recent Works by Women Artists from Vietnam
1:00pm - FREE

Look at Vietnam through the eyes of artists with a final tour of Changing Identity: Recent Works by Women Artists from Vietnam . 1PM


Celebrate the Exhibition Closing of Changing Identity:
Recent Works by Women Artists From Vietnam
The Vietnamese-American Community of Greater Dallas presents
A Splendor of Dance, Music, and Fashion
2:00pm - FREE

Celebrate the exhibition closing of Changing Identity: Recent Works by Women Artists from Vietnam . The Vietnamese-American Community of Greater Dallas presents a splendor of dance, music, and fashion. 2PM


 
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