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Check out “The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake" at this year’s Asian Showcase!

Newport Beach Film Festival - See The Light

The Newport Beach Film Festival is excited to present the Asian Showcase on April 29th!!

From April 25th - May 2rd, 2013, the 14th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will showcase over 300 films from across the globe and host a wide array of multicultural events.

Each year the Festival hosts nightly International Spotlight events at Fashion Island. The Asian Showcase will pay homage to the film industry and celebrate the extensive Asian history and culture whose influence has inspired many aspects of art across all mediums. The evening will feature three film screenings, followed by a gala celebration of Asian film, food and culture. In 2013 the Festival will spotlight Republic of Korea, the Peoples Republic of China, and Japan. We will toast the evening away with a diverse crowd of filmmakers, actors, and film aficionados.

My team and I are working hard in coordinating the Asian Showcase event and after party that has an OPEN BAR sponsored by ABSOLUTE VODKA and Stella Artois USA, entertainment, and FREE FOOD by top restaurants in Southern California.

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Newport Beach Film Festival’s Asian Showcase
Newport Beach, CA | April 29, 2013

What is the Newport Beach Film Festival?
It is one of the nightly International Spotlight events the Newport Beach Film Festival hosts each year at Fashion Island, celebrating the extensive Asian history and culture. It will feature three film screenings from Korea, China, and Japan, and will follow with a post-screening party - a gala celebration of Asian entertainment, food and culture at Fashion Island. Tickets are on sale now!

2013 Asian Showcase Films:

  • Korea - “A Werewolf Boy”
  • China - “One Mile Above”
  • Japan - “Key of Life”

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….a cocktail exploration into the Orient. This will be a series of homemade and original syrups and cocktail recipes by yours truly, as I raid my local Asian Markets and showcase local spirits and the like. I will be exploring different tastes and methods applied to the way I mix drinks, while experimenting with different combinations and flavor profiles. I want to delve right into the deep, herbal, juicy, fruity taste of the East!

So far on my recipe lineup, I’ve made the following syrups, which will be posted in the near future:





& I’ve started some random macerations (such as spiced banana into Gosling’s Black Strap Rum) and a batch of homemade orgeat and various coconut and sugar variations as well.

All I can say at this point is stay tuned for the first of many cocktails coming this week! I’ve gotta get some new liquor for this collection, and see what gorgeous combinations I can come up with.

Thank you for your continuing support in this endeavor, I cannot wait to see what I can make!



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