San Gabriel Lunar New Year features Clara C

San Gabriel Lunar New Year features Clara C
Lunar New Year

Clara C. is among those set to perform during a celebration of Lunar New Year on Saturday Jan. 28 in San Gabriel.

Indie pop artist Clara C headlines the 3rd Annual San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival on Jan. 28 in the city’s historic Mission District.

Known for sultry vocals and original melodies, Clara C’s abilities have landed her shows across the globe, including at the Hollywood Bowl and the White House. She is a one-woman band who plays several instruments, produces, writes and even directs her own content.

The day’s entertainment will also include traditional acts such as the Immortals Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe, Sound of China Guzheng Ensemble, Jung Im Lee Korean Dance Academy, Lee Shin Tae Kwon Do, Asian Arts and Talents Foundation, Kaizan Taiko and Master Chung Face Change and Acrobat.

There will also be special performances on stage inside the iconic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, which will include storyteller Barbara Wong, a popular act from last year.

Other appearances will come from multi-instrumentalist Jane Lui, singer/songwriter Ryan Yoo, indie artist Timothy John and San Gabriel native and singer/songwriter Olivia Thai. The festival MCs will be Cindy Lee and Mark Han from TV station KSCI LA18, along with Minji Chang, executive director of Asian American entertainment group Kollaboration.

The San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28 in the historic Mission District (on Mission Drive between Mission Road and Broadway). For the event, Mission Drive (between Mission Road and Broadway) and Santa Anita Street (from Broadway to McGroarty) will be closed from 10 p.m. on Jan. 27 until 8 a.m. on Jan. 29.

Sponsoring the event are Hilton San Gabriel and LA 18 KSCI-TV, Athens Services, Pasadena Star-News and 99 Ranch Market, The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, First General Bank, Citizens Business Bank and San Gabriel Valley Medical Center.

For more information, visit www.sglunarnewyear.org.

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