Opening day at Bahay Kubo Center was another success! We had an orientation to our programs, and began the Learn Filipino and Filipino Martial Arts classes. Everyone had a great time seeing old faces, and especially meeting new ones. Our fantastic team of teachers have developed an improved LFP curriculum to grow and evolve along with the continuing students, as well as catering to the new students. It’s always exciting at Bahay Kubo when students return to learn from a valuable cultural enrichment program, as well as have fun with old and new friends.
It’s not too late to join our programs! Please stop by for a visit this Saturday, at 10:00am for our LFP class, and at 11:30 for our FMA class. Classes are held at 17531 Rinaldi Street in Granada Hills. Parking is behind the Hillcrest Christian School on Shoshone Ave. See you there!
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Bahay Kubo Center will reopen its doors on Saturday, April 21st at 9:00 am. Come to the first day of the spring workshop as we reintroduce our Learn Filipino Program and Filipino Martial Arts class. Bring your children, grandchildren and friends to meet the teachers, the martial arts instructor and continuing students from previous sessions. All ages welcome!
Help the Filipino culture thrive with the current generation of Filipino-Americans who can learn some conversational Filipino, martial arts, history, geography, folk arts dances and arts & crafts. Register now!.
If you would like more information about our programs, contact us now!
Even if you do not know anyone who can benefit from our programs, you may help us with our mission by supporting our organization with a donation, or by volunteering your time or knowledge. We are always looking for help in the classrooms, with projects, with events and with anything that helps promote and enrich the community with our rich heritage. More information will follow in the coming weeks. Hope to see you soon!
Although the Summer workshop was shorter than the usual Spring and Summer sessions, it was still a lot of fun, and it was great to see new faces. We hope the new BKC families enjoyed their first experience with the LFP and martial arts classes. The value of this workshop is not only measured by the content of the classroom instruction, but by the experience of being part of the Bahay Kubo family where everyone shares a common identity. Learning about the Filipino culture can be fun and festive when tasting and sharing everyone’s favorite Filipino foods is involved, and discussing different vacations spots that classmates have visited on the islands or plan to visit, in addition to the standard language, history and geography that is taught.
The LFP class may have seemed more content-packed since the usual 14-week program was squeezed into seven weeks. But the LFP and FMA programs ended on a high note, culminating with a special event sponsored by BKC partners like FilAm Arts and the Filipino Ministry of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the BKC family joined them in another workshop for people of all ages, in the Parol-making workshop. It was another amazing summer at Bahay Kubo Center. We hope you will join us again when we reopen our doors for the upcoming sessions on the agenda!
Above are some photos of the LFP students and their final project.
It’s not too late to register for our Learn Filipino Program and Filipino Martial Arts! If you missed last Saturday’s orientation, you are welcome to come this Saturday and join us for another six weeks of fun and learning. We are open from 10:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays through August 6th! Halina kayo sa ating Bahay Kubo Center!
Title: Bahay Kubo Center Reopens for the 2011 Summer Workshops
Start Time: 10:00
(Flyer created by Kai Kurosawa)
This is just a quick notice to let you know what is happening this weekend in the heart of Little Tokyo in Los Angeles. A group of energetic people and creative artists are responding to the state of emergency in Japan. They are coming together to create an event, a benefit concert to help Japan:
Confirmed artists so far:
MON DAVID, ALAN PAUL (of the Manhattan Transfer), RENAISSANCE (a Capella Doo Wop group), SHARP THREE (KUROSAWA BROTHERS & CHUCK VAN HAECK), BOBBY MATOS, LISA EDELMAN, MOTOKO HONDA, RIC ICKARD, JP MARAMBA, BILL FULTON, VINNIE GOLIA, RICHARD SEARS….. please stay tuned for the complete line-up.
Title: L.A. Musical Artists Uniting to Help Japan
Location: The Blue Whale
Link out: www.bluewhalemusic.com
Description: L.A. Musical Artists Uniting to Help Japan…a benefit concert in the heart of Little Tokyo…
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St. Suite 301 Los Angeles, CA 90012
(in Weller Court on 2nd street between Los Angeles Street & San Pedro Street)
Start Time: 04:00 pm
End Time: 08:00 pm
Please feel free to invite others! Visit the official Facebook page for this event: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=201427823208974
An amazing evening for Jazz-Phil USA’s 6th Annual Fil-Am Jazz and World Festival!
Some photos of Carlo, Nicole and Mon David on stage together. The enamored audience seemed very entertained with their on-stage family chemistry. Abe Lagrimas Jr.’s solos were incredible! He can jam with the very best of Filipino jazz, and yet he is also very mainstream. And it was amazing to watch masters from Mindanao perform with all indigenous instruments. The place was packed. The ambience was very nice. It was a fantastic evening and a great time.
CONGRATULATIONS to all our Bahay Kubo Center board members, officers, member volunteers, CSUN FASA, and all our friends and sponsors!!! Mission accomplished.
A Special Thanks to all our Bisperas 2010 Sponsors and Participants:
NINONG’S PASTRIES & CAFE
TIKI TOTES & BAGS
PHILIPPINE EXPRESSIONS BOOKSHOP
THOMPSON GUNDRILLING INC.
PLATON “TONY” VARQUEZ
CAL STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE F.A.S.A.
NER DE LEON
ABE LAGRIMAS, JR.
DARYL and ROMEO OGALINO
KNOLLWOOD COUNTRY CLUB