Summer Nights 2013
Free to members, $15 for nonmembers
Join us for Pacific Asia Museum's fourth season of our popular Fusion Friday series! Enjoy a dynamic mix of art in the galleries, live performances and interactive experiences, all within the museum’s iconic building.
Cocktail or Asian attire is encouraged for this indoor and outdoor event. Each evening features special performances and activities (listed below), and also include DJs spinning in the courtyard, a cash bar, and L.A.’s best food trucks in the parking lot. Our partner Angel City Brewery will be pouring at the bar.
Private pre-party packages are available. Your group can enjoy early entry with happy hour pricing. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Please note that Fusion Fridays are designed for adults.
Our 2013 premiere will feature a beautiful Indonesian shadow puppet performance plus peeks behind the scenes, live gamelan music, and DJ Arshia’s special Bollywood dance mix!
Food trucks: India Jones, Komodo, Paradise Cookies
Experience the dramatic haka warrior dance and more by Le Polynesia, catch the summer spirit with traditional Japanese festival dances, get arty with an activity inspired by special exhibition Takashi Tomo-oka, enjoy delicious treats from leading food trucks, plus music, dancing and drinks! Performance Schedule:
8:15 Japanese Festival Dances
9:15 Maori Haka Warrior Dance
Food trucks: Mandoline Grill, Mighty Boba, Waffles de Liege
Watch a dynamic Korean drum performance, elegant Thai dancers and shake it on the dance floor to K-Pop tracks. Plus, make your own Thai headdress, and get inspired by Thai and Korean works in the galleries.
8:15 p.m. Thai Umbrella Dance
9:15 p.m. Korean Arirang Dance and Three Drum Dance
Food trucks: Grilled Cheese Truck, Mandoline Grill, Paradise Cookies
Close out another season of Fusion Fridays as a Chinese Lion Dance kicks off the evening and DJ Jeremy Loudenback spins bhangra beats all night long.
8:15 p.m. Bhangra lesson and demonstration
9:15 p.m. Lion Dance
Food trucks: India Jones, Don Chow, Mighty Boba
Thanks to our 2013 Fusion Fridays sponsors: Toyota Financial Services, Wells Fargo, KPCC, Angel City Brewery, and Yelp!