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Chinatown Summer Nights ~ DTLA XLB Eating Competition

  • Jul 20, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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Saturday, July 20, 2013 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.

Kung Fu Demo (6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm)
by the Bruce Lee Statue on Sun Mun Way

“Chinatown Piano” Fundraiser(6pm-12am)
Sandy Situ and Jenny Tan, the singing/piano playing duo, will be performing at the “Play Me, I’m Yours” piano in Old Chinatown. We will perform a wide variety of songs, for all music lovers to enjoy. We would appreciate any amount of donations that people can contribute to help with the Chinatown Service Center Youth Center funds. We encourage as many people as possible to play the piano. Our set list includes songs by Alicia Keys “If I Ain’t Got You” & “No One;” Bruno Mars “When I Was Your Man;” Ariana Grande “The Way;” Disney Medley; Les Miserables “I Dreamed A Dream;” Rihanna “Stay;” Frank Sinatra “Fly Me to the Moon;” Norah Jones “Don’t Know Why;” Classical piano pieces and more! Feel free to make a song request.

Central Plaza Main Stage | KCRW DJ
8:00pm  KCRW DJ Mathieu Schreyer
10:00pm  KCRW DJ Jason Bentley

LA WEEKLY Live Music Stage
Curated by Kevin Bronson of

6 PM    Irontom
7 PM    Haunted Summer
8 PM    Dear Boy
9 PM    The Dead Ships
10 PM  Beat Club
11 PM  Magic Wands

Craft Beer Garden 5pm-midnight
Curated by Eagle Rock Brewery
Eagle Rock Brewery – Solidarity Black Mild
Smog City IPA
Smog City Little Bo Pils
Noble Ale Works Pistol Whip’d Pils
Noble Ale Works Breakaway Pale Ale

Food Trucks 5pm-midnight
Crepe N Around
Don Chow
Fluff Ice
Flying Pig
India Jones
Jogasaki Burrito
Lobo Truck
Sweet E’s Cupcakes
Tornado Potato
Trailer Park Truck
Yalla Truck

LACE Market  5pm-midnight
Arm the Animals
Art2Graf Creations
Bagatutti Italia
Branch of Life
Chicana Apparel
De Luna Designs
Flea Market Girl
Hysteric Haus
I wish I had a penguin friend
Le Petite Deer
London Manori
Love Nail Tree
Salvage Shop
Sao Zen
Sol de Cobre
Sydney Hanson Illustration
Tiny Time Machines
Truly Blessed Jewels

West Plaza

Calligraphy Workshop (5pm-9pm)
Presented by the UCLA Confucius Institute

Artisan (5pm-9:30pm)
Calligraphy by Guojian Cui
Candy Sculpture by Shinobu Ichiyanagi
Clay Sculpture by Keluo Xu
Dough Sculpture by Chris Lee
Face Painting by Tailing Wong
Roaming Magician by Minh Tran

Culinary Stage
Hosted by Lindsay Louie, Janice Chan & Eileen Kwan
6pm   Mixologists from General Lee’s & Grand Star Jazz Club
7pm   “Extreme XLB” Eating Contest [Xiao Long Bao] - those interested should sign up onsite before 6pm; will accept until fill
7:45pm   Chef Oz from 643 North
8:30pm   Nguyen Tran from Starry Kitchen
9:15pm    Chef Cai from Mandarin Chateau

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  • June

    I will be there with some others at 6 pm. Not sure how easy it will be to meet.

    July 20, 2013

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  • Darrell
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