'FBI Goes Chinatown'

Nov 28, 2001, 00:00 ET from Los Angeles Chinatown Business Council

           Chinatown BID and Fashion Business Incubator Join Forces
                   To Present an Evening of Fashion and Dance
             Event to Showcase Latest Fashions from L.A. Designers
                       And Embrace the Spirit of America
     WHAT:               Los Angeles fashion designers -- including couture
                         designer David Cardona and nearly a dozen talented
                         members of the Fashion Business Incubator
                         (FBI) -- will converge upon Chinatown's Chung King
                         Road for "FBI Goes Chinatown," a showcase of
                         contemporary L.A. fashions -- many of which have never
                         been seen before by the public.  Interspersed
                         throughout this fashion extravaganza will be dance
                         performances representing a myriad of different
                         cultures, ranging from the traditional Chinese lion
                         dance and hip-hop urban tap dancing to a modern dance
                         of fabric with projected imagery honoring the spirit
                         of America.  The event is free to the public.
     WHO:                The participating designers are members of the Los
                         Angeles-based FBI ( http://www.fashionbizinc.org ),
                         the two-year-old non-profit organization (a project of
                         Community Partners) dedicated to providing economic
                         development assistance, resource information, business
                         training, promotional opportunities and networking for
                         the Los Angeles apparel industry.  FBI is presenting
                         this event with the Chinatown Business Improvement
                         District ( http://www.chinatownla.com ), which is
                         spearheading a 10-year effort to revitalize this
                         multi-cultural jewel of the City of Los Angeles.  This
                         event is being organized by Lawrence Man, an active
                         member of both organizations, who will soon open on
                         Chung King Road LMAN studio, a concept
                         gallery/showroom dedicated to fashion, architecture,
                         interiors, arts and culture.
     WHEN:               Saturday, December 8, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
     WHERE:              Los Angeles Chinatown's West Plaza
                         Chung King Road between College and Bernard
     WHY:                To gather this holiday season and embrace the best of
                         what Chinatown and the City of Los Angeles have to
     INFORMATION:        (213) 680-0243 or www.chinatownla.com
     For further information please contact Beverly Chang, +1-310-472-9323, or
 Frances Harder, +1-213-812-1669, both for Los Angeles Chinatown Business
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SOURCE Los Angeles Chinatown Business Council