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Los Angeles, U.S.A. – Back by popular demand, the third annual Chinatown Summer Nights presented by the Chinatown BID and KCRW 89.9 promises to be spectacular with a fresh lineup of great food, art and music. Part food event, part summer party, Chinatown Summer Nights offers Los Angeles a complete immersion into experiencing the more than the usual summer festival fare.
Adding upon the success of last year’s event, CSN is coming back for a total of four events occurring the second and fourth Saturday in July and August which are 14 July, 28 July, 11 August, and the 25 August from 5 PM to midnight. Each event is represented by a different element: Earth, Water, Air and Fire.
Event producer Chinatown Business Improvement District will bring another series to Chinatown, with DJs from acclaimed Los Angeles public radio station KCRW 89.9FM providing the soundtrack. Music combined with interactive art will be a standard for all four nights—from dancing on Chinatown’s large outdoor dance floor with KCRW DJs Jason Bentley, Anthony Valadez, Jeremy Sole,Valida and Aaron Byrd providing the soundtrack, to curated large-scale outdoor video projections.
Attendees will get a chance to taste the many culinary offerings of Chinatown through Iron Chef-style cooking competitions; eat at local restaurants serving authentic Chinese and Asian cuisine; enjoy microbrews at the outdoor craft beer garden and nosh on LA’s best gourmet food trucks.
These events are perfect for all ages and is free. From hands-on cultural workshops and activities to shopping at the LA Craft Experience market, featuring local designers and artists, and at nearby Chinatown merchants.
Image Courtesey of Mark Sebastian