Fifth Year of Fusion Fridays at USC Pacific Asia Museum

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fushion fridaysPASADENA — USC Pacific Asia Museum’s 2014 season of Fusion Fridays continues June 20, July 18 and Aug. 15 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Each evening is free for museum members and $15 for non-members. Cocktail or Asian attire is encouraged for this indoor and outdoor adult event.

The evenings include guest DJs spinning in the courtyard, a cash bar featuring Angel City Brewery beers, prizes, and L.A.’s best food trucks in the museum’s adjacent parking lot, with special performances and activities each evening as listed below.

Fusion Fridays take art + entertainment to a new level by keeping the museum doors open late and bringing diverse performances and ethnic foods for the community to enjoy.

Tickets can be purchased at http://fusionfridays2014.eventbrite.com.

Fusion Fridays are made possible by Toyota Financial Services, Angel City Brewery, media sponsor KPCC, and official check-in sponsor Yelp.

• June 20 — Take part in some traditional Indian festivities, then enjoy a Tibetan folk dance performance along with a lesson.

• July 18 — Listen to Korean drums and gongs, then stand back for a samurai reenactment and photo ops.

• Aug. 15 — Enjoy a night of dance and live music by Bedouin X as the museum gears up for an exhibition of contemporary art from the Middle East and the closing night of Fusion Fridays.

USC Pacific Asia Museum is among the few institutions in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum’s mission is to further intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Since 1971, it has served a broad audience of students, families, adults, and scholars through its exhibitions and programs.

USC Pacific Asia Museum is located at 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 general, $7 for students/seniors, and free for museum members and children under 12. Admission is free every fourth Friday of the month.

For more information, visit http://pacificasiamuseum.usc.edu or call (626) 449-2742.

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