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June 18, 2016
July 16, 2016
August 20, 2016

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Central Plaza

“New Chinatown” Photo Booth (6pm-10pm)
Original Vintage Cutouts Circa 1940

Capuchin Monkey & Trainer (6pm-9pm)
Note: The monkey will approach you but please do not touch or pet the monkey.

Central Plaza Main Stage | KCRW DJ
6PM “Camino al Quijote” performed by LOS ANGELES THEATRE ACADEMY
7PM Shaolin Yanxu Gongfa Performance
7:30PM Shaolin Temple Cultural Center
8PM KCRW  DJ Anthony Valadez
10PM KCRW DJ Raul Campos

LA WEEKLY Live Music Stage
Curated by Kevin Bronson of Buzzbandla.com
5PM The Anti-Job
6PM
Madeline Spooner
7PM Trickster Guru
8PM Bebopalula
9PM Caught a Ghost
10PM Mating Ritual
11PM The Lonely Wild

Craft Beer Garden 5pm-midnight
Stone Brewing Mocha IPA
Stone Brewing Pataskala Red X IPA
Lost Abbey Devotion
Lost Abbey Witches Wit
Boulevard Brewing Tank7
Boulevard Ginger Lemon Radler

Food Trucks 5pm-midnight
Crepe N Around
Free Range LA
Grilled Cheese Truck
Jogasaki
Kalani’s Shave Ice (on Hill Street)
The Lobos Truck
Lobsta Truck
Rooster Truck
Ta Bom Truck
Tokyo Doggie Style
Vchos

Roaming Performances
Magician - Minh Tran (8pm-10pm)
Lion Dance - East Wind Foundation for Youth  (8:30pm)

Vendors
Bleenkies
De la Luna designs
Flea Market Girl
JDN73 / IniCreations
Kahoy Kollection
LA MENO
Lincoln Heights Tutorial Program
POP’D UP
Preseason Plunder
Shelly Erion / Re.mode
Side Chick
Sol de cobre
Vintage Inspired apparel by NyLaurent

West Plaza

Family Workshop (5pm-8:30pm)
Kite Making & ”Happy Father’s Day” Calligraphy Workshop

Artisan (5pm-9:30pm)
Brush Painting by Nori Shirasu
Calligraphy by Guojian Cui
Clay Sculpture by Keluo Xu
Face Painting by Tai-Ling Wong
Fruit Carving by Thais Health Services Inc.

Culinary Stage
Hosts: Felix Fang & Lindsay Louie
6:00pm Cocktails by Grand Star + General Lee
6:30pm Eating Competition – “Hot Summer Night”
7:00pm Cooking Demo – Chef Royce Burke’s “Chinatown Classics”

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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Central Plaza

“New Chinatown” Photo Booth (6pm-10pm)
Original Vintage Cutouts Circa 1940

Capuchin Monkey & Trainer (6pm-9pm)
Note: The monkey will approach you.

Central Plaza Main Stage | KCRW DJ
6 PM “Camino al Quijote” performed by LOS ANGELES THEATRE ACADEMY
7 PM Shaolin Yanxu Gongfa Performance
8 PM KCRW DJ Garth Trinidad
10 PM KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole

LA WEEKLY Live Music Stage
Curated by Kevin Bronson of Buzzbandla.com

5PM Swerve
6PM Emerson Star
7PM Taylor Grey
8PM BRAEVES
9PM Sophie and the Bom Boms
10PM GROVES
11PM Blondfire

Craft Beer Garden 5pm-midnight
Arrogant Bastard Brewing Co.
Arrogant Bastard Ale
Who You Callin’ Wussie Pilsner

Avery Brewing Co.
Liliko’i Passion Fruit Witbier (I know you’ll love this one – tart and juicy)
Ellie’s Brown Ale

Port Brewing Co.
Summer Pale Ale
Wipeout IPA

Food Trucks 5pm-midnight
Crepe N Around
Fluff Ice (on Hill Street)
India Jones
Jogasaki
Kogi Truck
Lobsta Truck
Pico House Truck
Rooster Truck
The Lobos Truck
Vchos
Yalla Truck

Roaming Performances
Magician - Minh Tran (8pm-10pm)
Lion Dance - East Wind Foundation for Youth  (TBA)

Vendors
ARTNWORDZ
Bad Pickle Tees
De la Luna designs
Flea Market Girl
Historic Cultural Neighborhood Council
HULMA
JDN73
Kahoy Kollection / Noral Collections
Kehasuk
LA MENO
LAQUOR
Lincoln Heights Tutorial Program
Lotus Era
MaeMae Jewelry
Pascual Produtions
POPDUP
Side Chick
Sol de cobre
Vintage Inspired apparel by NyLaurent

West Plaza

Family Workshop (5pm-8:30pm)
Calligraphy by Nori Shirasu
Kit Making
Mandarin Lesson

Artisan (5pm-9:30pm)
Calligraphy by Guojian Cui
Candy Sculpture by Shinobu Ichiyanagi
Dough Sculpture by Chris Lee
Fruit Carving by Thais Health Services Inc.

Culinary Stage
Hosts: Felix Fang & Lindsay Louie

6pm Chef Cai from Mandarin Chateau (Potstickers, Eggrolls, Pork dish)
6:45pm Cocktail Presentation by General Lee & Grand Star
Chef Royce Chinatown Culinary School
7:15pm – Daube de Bouef (braised beef with Chinese spices, ginger)
7:45pm – Fries w/ Sichuan Seasoning
8:00pm – Sichuan Pepper Chili Oil + Fried Wings featuring Comfort LA
8:15pm – Eating Competition Chinatown Hot Summer Nights
9:00pm – Crazy Orange Chicken (Orange Chicken with a Chef Royce Spin)

Mandarin Plaza (970 N. Broadway)

1950′s Vintage search light
provided by Bob Meza with Victory Searchlight

Mandarin Chateau
CSN Specials: Pan Fried Dumpling, Vegetarian Egg Rolls, Tsigntao Beer

Pok Pok LA and Whiskey Soda Lounge
In partnership with Highland Park Brewery

Ukelele Performance (5pm-10pm)
by Jim Duncan and Jason Arimoto

“Lego Zone”
<b>Bricks 4 Kidz</b> programs and classes provide an extraordinary atmosphere for children to grow.  Programs are built around our proprietary model plans, designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes such as space, construction, and amusement parks.  Our specially designed project kits and theme-based models provide the building blocks for the Bricks 4 Kidz approach to educational play. Many of our courses incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Our proven system will engage, challenge and teach your child how to work in a group setting, on a  2-3 person team or working as an individual. At Bricks 4 Kidz  we learn, we build, we play… with LEGO® Bricks.

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

Central Plaza

“New Chinatown” Photo Booth (6pm-10pm)
Original Vintage Cutouts Circa 1940

Capuchin Monkey & Trainer (6pm-9pm)
Note: The monkey will approach you but please do not touch or pet the monkey.

Central Plaza Main Stage | KCRW DJ
5PM Jim Duncan & Jason Arimoto Ukelele Performance
7PM Shaolin Gong Fa Performance
8PM KCRW DJ  Mathieu Schreyer
10PM KCRW DJ  Jason Bentley

LA WEEKLY Live Music Stage
Curated by Kevin Bronson of Buzzbandla.com

5PM Night Talks
6PM Lone Kodiak
7PM Ramonda Hammer 
8PM TOWER
9PM Dream Club
10PM Beginners
11PM Sonny Boy Thorn

Craft Beer Garden 5pm-midnight
Stone Brewing – Delicious IPA
Stone Brewing – Citrusy Wit
Modern Times Brewing – Fruitlands – w/passion fruit and guava
Modern Times Brewing – Fortunate Islands(hoppy tropical wheat ale)
Smog City Brewing – Little Bo Pilsner
Smog City Brewing – Hoptonic IPA

Food Trucks 5pm-midnight
Crepe N Around
Fluff Ice (on Hill Street)
Grilled Cheese Truck
Jogasaki
Kogi Truck
Lobsta Truck
Rooster Truck
The Lobos Truck
Tokyo Doggy Style
Vchos
Yalla Truck

Roaming Performances
Magician - Minh Tran (8pm-10pm)

Vendors
ARTNWORDZ
CHI Stylezs
De la Luna designs
Flea Market Girl
HULMA
JDN73
Kehasuk
LA MENO
Lincoln Heights Tutorial Program Fundraiser
LOVE NAIL TREE
Lotus Era
LUNARC
MaeMae Jewelry
Pascual Productions
Pattrashome
POPDUP
Robots by Matt Q Spangler
Sol de cobre
Vintage Inspired apparel by NyLaurent

West Plaza

Artisan (5pm-9:30pm)
Brush Painting by Nori Shirasu
Calligraphy by Guojian Cui
Candy Sculpture by Shinobu Ichiyanagi
Clay Sculpture by Keluo Xu
Fruit Carving by Thais Health Services Inc.

Culinary Stage (Tentative Schedule)
Hosts: Felix Fang & Lindsay Louie
5:30PM   Beyond the (Takeout) Box: The Culture, Community and Comfort behind American Chinese Food
Andrea Cherng, Chief Marketing Officer, Panda Restaurant Group
Alvin Huang, AIA , Design Principal/Architect, Synthesis D&A, Professor, USC
Jennifer 8. Lee, Author/Producer, The Search for General Tso
Lisa Ling, Executive Producer/Host, CNN This is Life
Gene Luen Yang, Cartoonist
Melvin Mar, TV/Film Producer

7:00PM   The Tso Good Culinary Demo: General Tso’s Chicken Across America
CHARLES OLALIA(Rice Bar, Patina, Ritz Carlton)
PERRY CHUENG(Phorage, The Slanted Door)
ISA FABRO(Amboy, Unit 120, Orsa & Winston)
CHRIS OH(Seoul Sausage, Hanjip, Escala)
JIMMY WANG(Panda Express Director of Culinary Innovation)
Panda Express’s General Tso’s Chicken Sampling following conclusion of demo.

8:30PM   “Chinese Banquet” by Chef Royce Burke
Salt N Peppa Crab
Whole Steamed Fish
Lettuce cups with shredded chicken or squab

Mandarin Plaza (970 N. Broadway)

1950′s Vintage search light
provided by Bob Meza with Victory Searchlight

Restaurants
Chinese Friends
Golden Dragon
Mandarin Chateau
Pok Pok LA and Whiskey Soda Lounge

Art Exhibit
FOCA: Curators Lab Opening Reception for Uncommon Ground

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