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Working student’s story helps others get cars from Victory Autos

It’s been two weeks, yet the story of Krissel Anne Dichoso, a working student who was able to buy a brand-new Toyota Camry through Victory Autos, seems to having a huge effect on so many others that are looking for a vehicle to purchase but are reluctant because they think they...
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Fil-Ams shocked by Sen. Yee’s arrest

By Rhony Laigo As a candidate seeking the California Secretary of State seat, Senator Leland Yee made headways and was probably on his way to becoming the first Asian to occupy that seat come November. That is until Wednesday came in the way, when agents of the Federal Bureau of...
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Meat-Free in France

This week I’m not sharing a recipe, but instead a small taste of my recent trip to Paris, France. I was honored to be invited to Paris Vegan Day to teach cooking demonstrations at the city’s largest ever vegetarian celebration! The recipe I chose to demo was my Meat-Free Pancit,...
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After 40 years, legendary Fil-Am rock band Dakila returns to Los Angeles at FPAC 22

Pioneering crossover band and 1st ‘Best Balisong in the West’ competition are latest add-ons to lively festival weekend LOS ANGELES – Dakila, the legendary but, ultimately, short-lived band that both delighted and mystified audiences with their unique Filipino Latin Rock sound,...
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FilAm ARTS’ newest initiative, The Saysay Project, to be featured at FPAC

The Saysay Project, a new story-telling initiative from FilAm ARTS, will be prominently featured at the 22nd annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) at the all-new Saysay Pavilion. The word “Saysay” (pronounced sigh-sigh), is Tagalog for “having...
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JayR, Philippines’ King of R&B, Returns to FPAC!

Multi-platinum recording artist returns to LA to headline 22nd annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) FilAm ARTS is pleased to announce the return of the Philippines’ King of R&B, JayR, to Los Angeles, where he will headline and perform at the 22nd annual...
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Five lucky winners will win Family 4 Pack tickets to FPAC 22

The Association for the advancement of Filipino Amecian Arts and Culture (FilAmARTS) in cooperation with Balita Media, Inc. is giving away tickets to the City of Los Angeles’ 22nd Annual Festival of Filipino Arts & Culture (FPAC 22). The promotion entitled “Family 4 Pack...
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Tickets for FPAC’s VIP Reception Now Available

Food aficionados to attend VIP Reception at the Award-Winning Lexington Social House to kick-off 22nd annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) Join the hundreds of supporters of FilAm ARTS for the eagerly-anticipated annual VIP Reception for FPAC (Festival of...
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Call for Harana Singers for inaugural Harana Competition at 22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture

The Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) is hosting a Harana Competition and is looking for singers who can perform in the Harana tradition for its 22nd annual event on September 7-8, 2013 at Point Fermin Park.  FPAC is the largest and longest-running community...
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Historic Filipinotown Festival 2013 was a reflection of Filipino spirit and camaraderie

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 9, 2013) – For a Filipino, having “good health” means living a balanced life that is blessed with a healthy body, mind and spirit.  The organizers of the 11th Annual Historic Filipinotown Festival 2013 were very successful in keeping their program in line...