AsianInNY and Greater Chinatown Community Association, is pleased to host the 2011 Lunar New Year on Saturday, Feb 5th with a night of amazing Asian performers including a comedian, martial artists, dancers, singers and two of the most promising Asian fashion designers! With exciting performances, good music, incredible drinks and fabulous runway fashion shows, this is going to be a night to remember to start the Lunar New Year – the year of the Rabbit!
Date: Feb 5th Saturday
Time: 7~11pm (performances start on time)
Venue: Chinese Community Center Auditorium
Address: 62 Mott Street, New York, NY 10013
General Admission: $15 (at door)
Special discount: $10 only (pre-purchase tickets online before 2/04 midnight) http://lunar2011.eventbrite.com/
Media inquiries: please contact PR(at)AsianInNY.com
SPONSORS: Aambermanagement Production, Asahi Beer, Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, Haruo Noro Salon, Illuminaire Management, ITO EN, IZZE Sparkling Juice, Jade Chiu Collection, Jose Duran Collection, Kallisti Jewelry, KeoK’jay, MX2 Design Force, Noyu Teas, Passport to Taiwan Festival, Alice Chin PR and 247Feature.com.
Special thanks to our venue sponsor Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association for making this event possible!
Air Tabigue: A producer, host and stand-up comedian. He has appeared on NBC, TFC, FOX and has hosted “Asian America” on PBS covering talented Asian-American artists. He currently co-produces and performs on the popular monthly “CombinAsian Comedy Show” at the Laugh Lounge.
Teresa Lee: lead vocal for the PaperDoll band. Often described as Gwen Stefani meets Green Day, PaperDoll’s unique blend of rock pop are gathering them friends from all over the globe. PaperDoll has appeared on a national commercial for Dayquil, FOX’s Good Day New York, The Today Show and MTV.
Young Kin: MC/rapper from Beijing with a Chinese father and Swiss mother. Channeling the urban edge of hip-hop, YK utilizes the art form to deliver rhymes in Mandarin Chinese full of truth and philosophical undertones. Yet with a combination of Western swagger mixed with Eastern tradition, the musical result just might alter the direction and future of the Chinese youth culture, the world over.
Pamela J Powell: a talented vocalist, Pamela Powell was born in Cebu City, Philippines. She had her first stage performance at age of 3 and has participated various live contests including Junior Idol, and Miss Teen USA NY. She can sing R&B, Pop, Hip Hop, Neo soul and anything!
DJ J4: released 4 rap albums in Taiwan. He performed in many famous clubs in Taiwan, as time goes by, he becomes an important role in Taiwan Hip Hop field through holding lots of party and DJ in concert tours.
David Shen Dance Group: a martial artist, a dancer and choreographer. In 1997, Mr. Shen won the gold medal at the National Tai Chi Competition in Taiwan. He danced professionally with the Taipei Folk Dance Troupe, the Peggy Wu Jazz Dance Company, Nai Ni Chen Dance Company and has been with the Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company from 2003 to the present. He is a member of the Executive Board of Yangtze Rep and has appeared in its productions of “Luo Shen,” “Forbidden City West” and “Beyond Time and Place.”
Way Zen: Designer for JSong Collection. Way’s design philosophy has been to create clothing with surface beauty and harmony. She uses a blend of New York and Chinese heritage to create hand-finishing clothing that is functional, beautiful and most of all joyful.
Janet Zheng: Designer for Janet Zheng Menswear, Janet has won two national design competitions, awarded by the Fashion Group International and Council of Fashion Designers of America. Her work has roots in her Chinese heritage and prides herself to be the only designer to exclusively cast Asian models.
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