Historical Adventures: Filipino American History Month

October has been officially recognized as Filipino American History Month since November 2009 when Congress passed the resolution for its recognition. But FAHM has been observed since the inaugural one in 1991. The month was established by the Filipino American National Historical Society in 1991.

October was chosen as FAHM to commemorate when Filipinos first came to the continental U.S. on October 18, 1587. The month’s purpose is to bring awareness to the ways Filipinos have contributed to American history.

In honor of FAHM, we spent October learning more about how some of our fellow Filipinos have contributed to American society through basketball, Broadway, and gymnastics―some of our biggest interests.
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Dance Adventures: Our Favorite Routines from Summer 2018

Summer has become the time where dance shows dominate our TVs, giving us plenty of routines to watch. We’ve watched So You Think You Can Dance for over a decade, so our summers have been often occupied with watching dance. But with World of Dance‘s growing popularity and a newfound interest in regularly watching YouTube videos of dance classes―particularly those at Millennium Dance Complex Los Angeles―this summer has been filled with more dance than any other.

With the plethora of dances we’ve watched, it was difficult to narrow down our favorite ones from the summer. But with tremendous technique, storytelling, and performance quality, these stood out among the rest.

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