[PARTNER] 4th Filipino American International Book Festival

[PARTNER] 4th Filipino American International Book Festival

The Fourth Filipino American International Book Festival (FilBookFest4), an event focusing on publications by Filipino writers and artists around the world, will take place on October 6-8, 2017, at the Main Branch of the San Francisco Main Public Library. FilBookFest4 will be presented by the Philippine American Writers and Artists (PAWA), along with the Filipino American Center (SFPL), the San Francisco Public Library, the Philippine Consulate General of San Francisco, and other community partners.

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Major General Basilio J. Valdes – Doctor, Officer and Gentleman

Major General Basilio J. Valdes – Doctor, Officer and Gentleman

As President Manuel L. Quezon’s personal physician, Major General Basilio Valdes stayed with him until he drew his last breath at Saranac Lake, New York.

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Mactan, 50 Years Ago and Now

Mactan, 50 Years Ago and Now

Mactan Island is a far cry from when it was overrun by American GIs during the Vietnam War.

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[PARTNER] October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

[PARTNER] October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

ALLICE's 13th Annual Free from Violence, a presentation-resource fair free and open to the public from 5:30-7:30 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the Colma Community Center on 1580 Hillside Blvd., Colma, CA 94014.

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The Happy Home Cook: Lentil Longganisa Soup

The Happy Home Cook: Lentil Longganisa Soup

What does a healthy cup of soup and Filipino longganisa (sausage) have in common? Nothing. But it doesn’t mean they can’t go together in your kitchen cooking.

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[PARTNER] In Plain Sight: Mindanao Textile Arts and Culture Come to San Francisco

[PARTNER] In Plain Sight: Mindanao Textile Arts and Culture Come to San Francisco

Indigenous peoples of the Philippines exhibit their crafts and dances.

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Arsenio H. Lacson, the Best President the Philippines Never Had

Arsenio H. Lacson, the Best President the Philippines Never Had

The late pugnacious mayor of Manila who was fittingly nicknamed “Arsenic.”

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Batang Santa Cruz

Batang Santa Cruz

A working-class neighborhood in frenzied, urban Manila is a proper hometown, and why not?

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[PARTNER] The Filipino Search for Messianic Leadership

[PARTNER] The Filipino Search for Messianic Leadership

A conversation about Philippine Governance and Presidential Politics from Corazon Aquino to Rodrigo Duterte. October 11, 5-7 PM, McLaren Conference Center, Room 250, University of San Francisco.

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LIKHA – 25 Years of Promoting Philippine Dance and Culture

LIKHA – 25 Years of Promoting Philippine Dance and Culture

The most called upon Filipino folk ensemble in the San Francisco Bay Area community is marking its quarter century of dedication to traditional Philippine dance and music.

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