January 29th - 31st, 2011
ISSE Long Beach 2011

The International Salon and Spa Expo held in Long Beach California is the largest cash-and-carry professional beauty event on the West Coast. ISSE is committed to the evolution of the beauty industry, offering the industry’s most sought-after professional tools and products and the most relevant industry education available.

What: ISSE Long Beach
When: January 29th through 31st, 2011
Where: Long Beach Convention Center

ISSE is open to licensed professionals and cosmetology students only.
*For more info log on to www.probeauty.org/isse


MISS OC
Miss Orange County Pageant
December 18, 2010
Lutheran High School of Orange County
www.miss-oc.com


November 21st, 2010
Passport to Luxury Crossover

dot429 Partners with Cadillac to Host Exclusive Networking Event for the LGBT Community

The private networking event will allow guests to take a courtesy motorcoach to and from the L.A. Auto Show to visit the Cadillac display, where guests can experience the CTS Coupe, CTS-V Wagon and one of the most buzzed about – yet still undisclosed – Cadillac concept vehicle at the L.A. Auto Show. Guests who attend both events will get the chance to receive special giveaways from the Cadillac luxury collection.

What: Passport to Luxury Crossover
When: November 21st, 2010
Where: The Standard Downtown L.A.


November 19th - 28th, 2010
LA Auto Show
Latest debuts and concepts from the world’s automakers

What: LA Auto Show
When: November 19th through 28th, 2010
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center

*For tickets and more info log on to www.laautoshow.com

November 19th - December 23rd, 2010
TRON Pop-Up Shop
Royal/T in Culver City
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November 12 - 21, 2010
Small Gift Los Angeles
Sanrio’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
Barker Hangar, Santa Monica
www.sanrio.com/smallgift/la

November 6, 2010
FREEDOM & FASHION Designer Showcase and Tradeshow
2nd Annual Fair-Trade Fashion Show. Hosted by Jeannie May from “How Do I Look” on Style Network.

Using fashion-oriented creative arts to combat injustice, Freedom and fashion (FnF) presents a fair-trade runway show with a vision and a purpose: to showcase clothing made by labor and sex trafficked survivors, non-profits ending slavery, or fair trade companies.

What: FREEDOM & FASHION Designer Showcase and Tradeshow
When: November 6, 2010
Where: Newsong Irvine, Irvine, California

About FREEDOM & FASHION
FREEDOM & FASHION is an innovative fashion event to increase the demand for socially responsible and ethically produced goods of the community.

*For more info log on to www.freedomandfashion.com

October 29-31, 2010
LONG BEACH COMIC CON

The 2nd Annual Long Beach Comic Con featuring special guest star from TRON: Legacy and Saw 3D props, wardrobe, and memorabilia. 3 days packed with workshops, screenings, and more.

What: Long Beach Comic Con
When: October 29-31, 2010
Where: Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, California

About Long Beach Comic Con
The convention produced by MAD Event Management features the industry’s best and brightest comic book talent, publishers, gaming companies, mass-media guests and must-attend programming sessions.

*For more info log on to www.longbeachcomiccon.com

October 21, 2010
PR Summit Boot Camp

The PR Summit Boot Camp is a one day conference that addresses the changing media & public relations landscape by providing up-to-date tools for media and PR professionals.

What: PR Summit Boot Camp
When: October 21, 2010
Where: UCLA @ Ackerman, Los Angeles, California

*For more info log on to www.prsummit.org

October 14, 2010
A Coalition of Hope
Private Art Auction in Coto de Caza for On One Accord Foundation

What: A Coalition of Hope
When: October 14, 2010
Where: Private Estate in Coto de Caza, California

About On One Accord Foundation
On One Accord Foundation (O.O.A.F) is reaching out to adult women globally who thought they were forgotten; “Women Survivors Of Rape” who have suffered in silence and felt insignificant. Their vision is to serve as a catalyst in the formation of a burgeoning consensus, bringing about a coalition of hope so that every rape survivor of our generation and society will have the opportunity to pursue and enjoy optimal health in body, mind and spirit.

*For more info log on to www.ononeaccordfoundation.org

October 7-10, 2010
OC Auto Show
Indoor Exhibition of New-model Vehicles

Featuring more than 30 major domestic & import manufacturers. Alternative fuel vehicles. Ride & Drives in over 30 new models including the new Nissan LEAF. High-end exotic cars. Hooter girls! Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fighters. Swimsuit International Model Search and more.

What: OC Auto Show
When: October 7-10, 2010
Where: Anaheim Convention Center, California

About OC Auto Show
The show is owned and presented by the Orange County Automobile Dealers Association and the Southland Motor Car Dealers Association, and produced by Motor Trend Auto Shows, LLC.

*For more info log on to www.orangecountyautoshow.com

October 5th, 2010
SOUTH COAST PLAZA Style
An Evening of Fall Fashion, Shopping and Dining

South Coast Plaza will celebrate the fall fashion season on Tuesday, October 5 with the launch of South Coast Plaza Style, a high-octane evening of fashion, beginning with a runway show in Jewel Court, followed by over 100 in-store events.

What: South Coast Plaza Style
When: October 5th, 2010
Where: Jewel Court, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, California

About South Coast Plaza
South Coast Plaza is the crown jewel of shopping on the West Coast and is recognized internationally for its unparalleled collection of over 250 boutiques, award-winning restaurants, spas and adjacent world-renowned Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

*For more info log on to www.southcoastplaza.com/features/styleevent2010/

October 3rd, 2010
CURE IN THE CANYONS
Luxury-Fest for Breast Cancer

Grand-scale signature luxury life & style fest is an epicurean delight. The best chefs, premium beverages, lifestyle, wellness, tech, beauty, & entertainment brands indulge attendees in their very own lux-fix with sampling, cooking demos, wine & spirit tasting, spa treatments & more to benefit breast cancer research.

What: Cure in the Canyons IV
When: October 3rd, 2010
Where: Private Estate, Beverly Hills, California

About Cure in the Canyons
Funds raised support local California research at USC/Norris Lee Breast Center, USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Michael Press, MD. PhD. and National Researchers. Grants are awarded by the Medical Advisory Board to have the most significance in the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of breast cancer. The sole purpose of The Benson Breast Cancer Foundation is to raise funds for innovative Medical and Clinical Research.

*For more info log on to www.cureinthecanyons.com

September 27 - October 3, 2010
Style Week OC
Third Annual Event at Irvine Spectrum Center

The third annual Style Week Orange County continues the tradition that Irvine Spectrum Center has created, showcasing emerging designers and notable style makers from Orange County. This will be the second appearance by Project Runway alum and red carpet staple Nick Verreos. Highlights of the week will include two runway shows created by seven recent graduates from FIDM/ Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Each designer is creating “a first” for Cadillac, Cadillac Couture: Red Carpet Gowns, a glamorous fashion show inspired by the car company’s art and science design philosophy.

What: Style Week OC
When: September 27 - October 3, 2010
Where: Irvine Spectrum Center, Irvine, California

About Irvine Spectrum Center
Irvine Spectrum Center draws more than 15 million visitors annually to Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Target, H&M and more than 130 other specialty stores, restaurants and entertainment venues.

*For more info log on to www.styleweekoc.com

September 25, 2010 
OC Fashion Week Launch/ Fashion Fundraiser

We invite you to take part in OC Fashion Week Launch/ Fashion Fundraiser in September 2010. *All proceeds from this event will benefit the ElephantMan Foundation.

*For more info email: info@ocfashionweek.com or log on to www.ocfashionweek.com

September 19th, 2010
People Helping People Fest
A large gathering of non-profit groups will come together in Costa Mesa, CA., at the 8th Annual People Helping People Fest to stimulate community engagement through volunteerism. The American Red Cross, Collette’s Children’s Home, Creative Identities, Greyhound Rescue of America, Laura’s House, Mercy House, Orange County Interfaith Shelter, and WKOCI Radio Station were just a few of last year’s featured agencies.

This day is provided free to all non-profit agencies and to all visitors who come to volunteer.

What: People Helping People Festival
When: September 19th, 2010 from 9am to 1:30pm
Where: 695 West 19th St., Costa Mesa, California

*For more info log on to www.phpfest.org

September 10th, 2010
Rodeo Drive Fashion’s Night Out
Rodeo Drive celebrates Fashion’s Night Out with celebrity appearances, 80 in-store events and 7 gourmet food trucks.

The night will also include a life-size Fashion Rules trivia game, hosted by Pandora, played on Rodeo Drive. Celebrities, stylists and editors will be playing the game throughout the evening. The night will also feature a variety of events including celebrity appearances, DJs, art installations, new product introductions, charitable shopping, anniversary events, complimentary manicures, gifts with purchase, and a variety of carnival-themed fashion events.

What: Rodeo Drive Fashion’s Night Out
When: September 10th, 2010
Where: Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California

About Fashion’s Night Out
Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative created to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence, boost the industry’s economy and put the fun back in shopping. On September 10, Rodeo Drive will anchor a Beverly Hills’ extravaganza featuring 80 in-store events on Rodeo Drive, Wilshire Blvd., Beverly and Canon Drives, and Brighton Way.

*For more info log on to www.rodeodrive-bh.com/fashionsnightout

August 14th & 15th, 2010
Unique OC
The largest independent design show in the country is setting up shop at The Lab in Costa Mesa this August! We’re creating a giant outdoor marketplace, making it easy for you to discover great SoCal designers and buy local while you enjoy free drinks, a beer garden, fun activities, a live photo booth, pop-up cafes and more! Taking part in community and supporting the local economy never felt so good….

What: Unique OC
When: August 14 & 15, 2010
Where: The Lab, Costa Mesa, California

*For tickets and more info log on to www.uniquela.com or click here

July 18th, 2010
L.A. Flea Market at World Famous Dodger Stadium
New Flea Market Introduces V.I.P. Concept, Gourmet Dining and Live Entertainment to the Classic Bargain Shopping Experience.

L.A.’s landmark Dodger Stadium will hold a festive grand opening of the L. A. Flea Market. With high-end, hand-selected vendors, an iconic venue with great views of Downtown Los Angeles, plenty of free parking and exceptional services provided for shoppers.

The L.A. Flea Market will kick off in true celebrity style with the first annual Hollywood Yard Sale, hosted by radio legend Rick Dees. Bringing an element of glamour usually reserved for the pricey stores of Rodeo Drive, this glitzy garage sale will benefit the Salvation Army, so shoppers can help those in need by buying gently used items from Hollywood mansions. In addition to the most high-end treasures the Salvation Army has to offer, clothes and jewelry donated by stars such as Jay Leno, Michael Jordan, Larry Byrd, Luc Robitaille and Tim Allen will be up for sale.

What: L.A. Flea Market
When: July 18th, 2010
Where: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California

*For tickets and more info log on to www.thelafleamarket.com

July 13th through 18th, 2010 
Atlanta International Fashion Week
Fashion takes center stage again this Fall as the Atlanta International Fashion Week present catwalk favorites modeling Fall’s hottest looks from the couture designers. AIFW will bring together hundreds of the brightest stars in fashion and entertainment for a week of fun designed to both raise funds and heighten awareness of issues facing today’s communities.

What: Atlanta International Fashion Week
When: July 13 - 18, 2010
Where: Various Locations within Atlanta, Georgia USA

*For more info log on to www.atlantaintlfashionweek.com or email:info@atlantaintlfashionweek.com

July 10th, 2010
4th Annual White Light White Night Fundraiser
Following the success of 2009’s event headlined by rocker Gavin Rossdale, Walk With Sally announces its 4th annual White Light White Night fundraiser, concert, auction and cocktail party.

The event has gained a reputation as the summer party not-to-miss in the South Bay, always promising a star-studded night. With rooftop city views and an exclusive performance by Rocco DeLuca, the event will be hosted on Saturday, July 10, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. at the South Bay BMW lot and rooftop in Torrance.

What: White Light White Night
When: July 10th, 2010
Where: South Bay BMW, Torrance, California

About Walk With Sally
Walk With Sally is dedicated to providing mentoring support programs and services to children of parents or siblings with cancer – one child at a time, one heart at a time.

*For tickets and more info log on to www.walkwithsally.org

June 26 and 27, 2010
International Make-Up Artist Trade Show (IMATS)
Thousands of make-up artists, vendors, manufacturers and enthusiasts convene for the make-up world’s biggest gathering to discuss, display, discover and collect the best the industry has to offer.

Rae Morris, Australian Make-up Director of L’Oréal Paris and make-up director of Australia’s Fashion Week, will make a rare West Coast appearance at IMATS L.A. The artists who created the fantastical world of characters for Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland will share their on-set experiences in a panel discussion. A new feature at this year’s show is a festival of short films created by make-up artists. Some of the world’s most prestigious cosmetics brands—M.A.C., Urban Decay, OCC and Make Up For Ever—will unveil new products and offer discounts on old favorites.

What: IMATS Los Angeles 2010
When: June 26 and 27, 2010
Where: Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, California

*For tickets and more info log on to www.imatsshow.com

June 24th, 2010
EuroNights OC: European Fashion, Music and Life Style
Liime Life Luxury Entertainment hosts EuroNights at Ten Bistro Lounge in Newport Beach on June 24th.

Fantasy Red Carpet. Live Entertainment with Performers, Models, & More. Speciality Drinks. Special Guest DJ - British DJ Mark Hix. VIP Bottle Service, Limo Service & Dinner Reservations Available. This is an invite only event.

What: EuroNights OC
When: June 24th, 2010
Where: Ten Bistro Lounge, Newport Beach, California

*For more info log on to www.euronightsoc.com

June 19 - 20th, 2010
Project Save Our Surf Presents: Surf 24
SURF 24 begins on Saturday June 19th at 11am beside the legendary Huntington Pier. World champion surfers Shaun Tomson and PT Townend will join actress and surfer Tanna Frederick as Co-hosts to kick off the opening ceremony. Teams consisting of recreational surfers, celebrities, branded professionals, students and surf legends will compete to put up the best wave each hour for 24 straight hours – with every wave ridden a pledge toward ocean conservation.

Project Save Our Surf is dedicated to the conservation of our oceans and the delicate marine ecosystems that reside therein.

What: Project SOS: Surf 24
When: June 19 - 20th, 2010
Where: Huntington Beach Pier, Surf City, USA

*For more info log on to www.projectsaveoursurf.org

June 13th, 2010
FashionCampLA: The First Fashion + Technology UNConference In LA
Fashion Camp LA, an interactive one-day conference, hits Los Angeles June 13, 2010 and brings together apparel and retail industry professionals, bloggers and designers and teaches them how to use technology as a marketing, business and brand development tool.

FashionCampLA will be a revolutionary event, one that invites all fashion industry professionals and experts to present and share their knowledge and successes. Industry professionals, members of the independent fashion community and of the vintage community, Los Angeles brands, technology start-ups, style bloggers, writers, and journalists, stylists, designers and brand professionals are all invited attend the casual, but informative, seminars.  It’s going to be an amazing chance for the fashion forward to meet some of the technology industry’s leading experts.

What: FashionCampLA
When: June 13th, 2010
Where: CoLoft Workspace, Santa Monica, California

*For tickets and more info log on to www.la.fashioncamp.org

June 13th - October 3rd, 2010
Art Shack @ Laguna Art Museum

June 12th, 2010
Art Shack Opening Night Party
Featuring a live DJ, cash bar, photo booth, and opportunity to meet the participating artists! Opening night at the Laguna Art Museum is the place to be!

Guest curated by Greg Escalante, Art Shack is a group exhibition in which artists such as Don Ed Hardy, Shag, Paul Frank, and Mike Shine combine art and architecture. Explore surf shacks, tattoo huts, retro shanties and more, and immerse yourself in 25 different worlds created by the artists.

What: Art Shack Opening Night Party
When: June 12th, 2010
Where: Laguna Art Musuem, Laguna Beach, California

*For tickets and more info log on to www.lagunaartmuseum.org

May 25th, 2010
LinkedOC Networking Event
LinkedOC’s mission is to help members connect. The goal is to be a leading community network representing the major industries in Orange County.

LinkedOC welcomes new folks and anyone who would like to attend and check out the community. Each guest attending must register.

What: LinkedOC Networking Event
When: May 25th, 2010
Where: Renaissance Club Sport, Aliso Viejo, California

*For registration and more info log on to www.linkedoc.com

May 13th-14th, 2010 
Fashion Designers Expo Florida
Fashion Designers Expo Florida Fashion Week “Let the Runway Meet the Cause” for Kids in Distress.

Designers include: “Road Rage” by Ramsey & Jade, Tira Design, NM Designs, Abnormal Ariginals, In’Tyce Swimwear, Kimaje’ Kreations Swim Collection, and more TBA!

What: Fashion Designers Expo Florida
When: May 13 - 14, 2010
Where: Newport Beachside Resort, Sunny Isles Miami Beach, Florida USA

*For more info log on to www.fashiondesignersexpo.com or email: info@fashiondesignersexpo.com

May 10th through May 14th, 2010
Los Angeles Motorexpo
FIRST-EVER LOS ANGELES MOTOREXPO TAKES OVER DOWNTOWN LA
Hottest New Cars and Motorcycles to Fill Bank of America Plaza for Inaugural Event

For the first time ever, the Los Angeles Motorexpo will fill the Bank of America Plaza in downtown LA with the hottest vehicles and motorcycles on the market. Cars and motorcycles will be positioned amongst the fountains, lush gardens and artwork throughout the outdoor and indoor spaces, at the Plaza. FREE to visit, attendees are invited to check out the latest vehicles, sit behind the wheels and even test drive select models from Audi, Buick, Cadillac, Ducati, Ford, General Motors, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Porsche and more. From the North American debut of the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera to vehicle ride and drives, this inaugural event will showcase all that is hot on two and four wheels in an outside downtown location for the first time.

What: First-Ever Los Angeles Motorexpo
When: May 10th through May 14th, 2010
Where: Bank of America Plaza, Downtown LA, California

*For more info log on to www.motorexpo.com

May 8th, 2010 
A Women’s Journey Conference
For women of every age! A full day of Emporwering Speakers, Inspiring Music, a Variety of Entertainment, Shopping, Lunch and so much more!

The Women’s Journey Conference is a powerful day of education, inspiration and celebration. Motivational speakers and authors discuss issues that touch the lives of women. Inspiring and uplifting entertainment enrich the day. A wide variety of exhibitiors… get a quick massage, health consultations, beauty tips and much more. Specialized self esteem programs for young girls ages 8 to 18.

What: A Women’s Journey Conference
When: May 8th, 2010
Where: Center for Spiritual Living, Costa Mesa, California

*For more info and registration log on to www.WomensJourneyConference.com

May 7th through 11th, 2010 
FashionPhilosophy Fashion Week Poland
FashionPhilosophy Fashion Week Poland is the biggest fashion event in Poland, and in this part of Europe, besides the creme de la creme of polish fashion world FashionPhilosophy is honored to host such names as Kenzo Takada, Patrizia Gucci, Agatha Ruiz de La Prada, Nuno Gama, Diane Pernet, and many more.

Event includes.. The Golden Thread, Designer’s Avenue, Showroom, OFF out of schedule, Concept Store, Young Fashion Photographers NOW

What: FashionPhilosophy Fashion Week Poland
When: May 7th - 11th, 2010
Where: Lodz - Lodz, Poland

*For tickets and more info log on to www.fashionweek.pl and/ or email: office@fashionweek.pl

May 3rd, 2010 
Fearless Women: Mothers & Daughters Moving Mountains
Entertainment personality Leeza Gibbons and autism activist Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson will share their personal journeys of adversity and empowerment at a Mother’s Day luncheon on Monday, May 3 at The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast. The event features a champagne terrace reception, luncheon, silent auction and gift bags for all attendees.

The joint fundraiser, Fearless Women: Mothers & Daughters Moving Mountains, benefits ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment) and Leeza’s Place, the signature program of the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation. Founded by TV/Radio personality Leeza Gibbons, Leeza’s Place provides multifaceted support for both caregivers and those recently diagnosed with any chronic disease or disorder. Former television producer and mother of an autistic son, Nancy Alspaugh-Jackson, is executive director of ACT Today! which provides grants to families with autistic children.

What: Fearless Women: Mothers & Daughters Moving Mountains
When: May 3rd, 2010
Where: The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast, California

*For tickets and more info log on to www.act-today.org

May 1st, 2010 
Design 4A Cure
A 50’s Style Tropical Fashion Show presented by Lolita-Girl Clothing and Live Date Auction benefiting American Cancer Society. Red Carpet and Special Entertainment provided by LimeLife Entertainment. Live entertainment featuring Grammy Nominee, Jose “Perico” Hernandez and his musical group, Son de la Tierra!

Design 4A Cure is going to be a charity event full of entertainment, culture, diversity and education all wrapped around in one amazing night! Everyone will come together to raise money for the American Cancer Society while having fun and leaving with a sense of accomplishment that they were part of making a difference in peoples’ lives by joining in the fight against cancer!

*Admission includes: Poolside fashion show, live date auction, appetizers, dancing under the stars to live entertainment. No host bar and excellent raffle prizes.

What: Design 4A Cure
When: May 1st, 2010
Where: Renaissance ClubSport Aliso Viejo, Orange County, California

*For tickets and more info log on to www.design4Acure.org

April 20th, 2010 
FGI-LA Fall 2010 Trend Report & The 23rd Annual Student Designer Scholarship Awards Presentation
Womenswear emerging trends presentation with Sally Lohan - WGSN West Coast Senior Editor. Premiere Screening: Fashion Week 2010 RTW Runway Trends. “Trend Interpretation Across Price & Category” Renee Labbe-Stylesight, VP-Global Trends. Wine and Cheese Reception and Student Designer Scholarship Awards.

FGI-LA is the premiere business/fashion organization in Southern California, whose mission is to inform, educate and most importantly connect professionals in the industry with one another.

What: FGI-LA Fall 2010 Trend Report & The 23rd Annual Student Designer Scholarship Awards Presentation
When: April 20th, 2010
Where: California Market Center, Downtown LA, California

*For registration and more info log on to www.fgila.org

April 15th, 2010
A Glimmer of Light: Fashion’s Road to Recovery
Fashion Group International presents an interactive panel discussion with Arlene Battishil, President/CEO, ScooterGirls – doing well in spite of this economy. Gary Fineman, Partner, Fineman West & Co – how to manage the finances and Shahin Kohan, CEO, Focal Technology Solutions – generating website business. Moderated by Ilse Metchek, President, California Fashion Association.

FGI-LA is the premiere business/fashion organization in Southern California, whose mission is to inform, educate and most importantly connect professionals in the industry with one another.

What: A Glimmer of Light: Fashion’s Road to Recovery: An Interactive Panel Discussion
When: April 15th, 2010
Where: The Blue Velvet, Los Angeles, California

*For registration and more info log on to www.fgila.org

April 10th and April 11th, 2010 
Cherry Blossom Festival Southern California
The Cherry Blossom Festival now in its 9th year will be held once again in the “Little Tokyo District” of downtown Los Angeles by MOCA. It is produced by a 100% volunteer team and the event is a free admission to the public.

Festival includes: Japanese Dancing, Taiko, Kimono Fashion Show, LA City Councilwoman Jan Perry, Most Photogenic Dog Contest, Cosplay, Lolita Fashion Show, J-Pop Performances by Japanese Pop Star MASUMI and much more.

What: 2010 Cherry Blossom Festival SoCal
When: April 10th and April 11th, 2010
Where: Little Tokyo District of Los Angeles, California

*For more info log on to www.cherryblossomfestivalsocal.org

March 19th through March 21st, 2010 
BOXeight Los Angeles Fashion Week

BOXeight Fashion Week has become renowned for relentlessly exceeding the perception of Los Angeles Fashion. BOXeight is planning its sixth avant-garde fashion performance SS/10 which will showcase a unique blend and cross collaboration between edgy upstart and high-end fashion, music and urban art installations.

What: BOXeight Fashion : Refocus an L.A. Fashion Week Event
When: March 19th through March 21st, 2010
Where: BOXeight Studios, Los Anegles, California

*For more info and tickets log on to www.boxeight.com/fashionweek

*March 15th through March 22nd 2010 
BMW Mini E Photo Tour by Influenza

Influenza Online Magazine, the influential fashion, beauty, arts & entertainment trade publication along with BMW’s MINI E which will be powered by an electric motor fed by a high-performance rechargeable lithium-ion battery and entirely free of emissions.

It’s our way of promoting GREEN fashion, beauty, arts, and entertainment!

What: BMW Mini E Photo Tour by Influenza
When: March 15 - 22, 2010
Where: Southern California

*For more info and to partipate
email: models@influenzaonline.net

March 13th, 2010 
Cerritos College Spring Festival Celebration
Event will Feature Food, Concerts, Dance Performances, Fashion Show and Cultural Workshops

Cerritos College, the Chinese Culture Association of Southern California and the Cerritos Chinese School will host a Spring Festival Celebration to bring the community and the college together. Performances will include a traditional lion dance, traditional songs, cultural dances, martial arts and more. A spectacular Royal Fashion Show will feature traditional and contemporary fashions from the Asian cultures.

What: Cerritos College Spring Festival Celebration
When: March 13th, 2010
Where: Cerritos College Student Center, Norwalk, California

*For more info log on to www.cerritos.edu

March 11th, 2010 
From Bollywood to Hollywood: How South Asians are Changing the Entertainment Industry
Join TiE Southern California as they serve the entrepreneurs of Los Angeles, featuring a fantastic panel of speakers from the entertainment industry!

Featuring Bruce Freud (Founder, Liquid Generation), Krishnan Rajagopalan (VP, MPAA), Naz Haider (VP, ABC Business Management), Anjul Nigam (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Ajay Mehta (“CSI” & “Nip/Tuck”) and Dan Nainan (Comedian). This event will be moderated by Sumita Batra (CEO, Ziba Beauty).

What: From Bollywood to Hollywood: How South Asians are Changing the Entertainment Industry
When: March 11th, 2010
Where: Olympic Collection in West LA, California

*For more info, tickets and registration log on to www.socal.tie.org

February 20th and 21st, 2010 
Graffiti Beach pop-up
Revolutionizing the world of retail with a mobile selling platform for emerging brands

The Graffiti Beach pop-up event will be held at The CAMP in Costa Mesa on February 20th and 21st, 2010. The unique event includes a large list of emerging brands, artists and vendors selling at wholesale prices directly to the public. Among vendors will be live music, live portrait artists, free food and a bikini fashion show.

What: Graffiti Beach pop-up
When: February 20th and 21st, 2010
Where: The CAMP in Costa Mesa, California

*For more info log on to www.GraffitiBeach.org

February 13th, 2010 
Lunar New Year Celebration
19th Annual Lunar New Year Festival (Alhambra)
Welcoming the Year of the Tiger


The Festival will be held in the heart of one of the largest Chinese / American commercial districts in the southland. It will include an Entertainment Stage that features a variety of programs including the JC Penney Fashion Show. The Cultural Pavilion will be presenting several exhibits offering a glimpse into Chinese culture and tradition, including the giveaway of one thousand red envelopes. For children, several special areas will be provided for hands-on arts and crafts. Attendees can enter the karaoke singing contest to display their talent for a chance to win prizes. The food court is an ideal place to sample dishes from different regions. Admission is free.

What: 19th Annual Lunar New Year Festival (Alhambra)
When: Rescheduled for February 13, 2010
Where: on Valley Blvd, Between Garfield and Almansor, California

*For more info and details log on to
www.lunarnewyearparade.com

February 6th, 2010 
2010 Annual Miss L.A. Chinatown Pageant
The Chinese Chamber of Los Angeles promotes cultural awareness to improve inter-ethnic relations by organizing events such as the Miss L.A. Chinatown Pageant. Chinese Chamber of L.A. encourages independent, well-spoken, multi-faceted Chinese-American women to participate, serve, and be a part of their community in the greater Los Angeles area. Miss Los Angeles Chinatown 2010 and her court will serve as ambassadors of the Chinese-American culture.

What: Miss L.A. Chinatown 2010
When: February 6, 2010
Where: The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

*For more info log on to www.lachinesechamber.org or www.misslachinatown.com

February 3rd & 4th, 2010 
ASR Access, CLASS@ASR and Crossroads
ASR Access is about getting business done, and industry networking, in an effective and efficient two day event. Products are showcased and brand creativity & storytelling is embraced. The result is an event where buying, selling and brand marketing thrive in a stylized and professional setting.

Considered the most powerful buying event in the action sports industry, ASR showcases the latest apparel, footwear, swimwear, accessories and hardgood products from over 500 surf, skate, swim, snow, moto, wake, lifestyle and streetwear brands and continues to identify cutting-edge trends that drive the diverse segments of the action sports industry.

What: ASR Access, CLASS@ASR and Crossroads
When: February 3 - 4, 2010
Where: San Diego Convention Center, California

*For more info log on to www.asrbiz.com

January 30th through February 2nd, 2010 
International Salon & Spa Expo
Produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA), ISSE is the largest beauty event on the West Coast and is globally recognized as one of the premiere events in North America! ISSE is committed to providing salon/spa owners, salon/spa professionals, nail technicians and skin care specialists with a world-class educational and shopping experience.

What: International Salon & Spa Expo
When: January 30 - February 2, 2010
Where: Long Beach Convention Center, California

*For more info and details log on to
www.probeauty.org/isse

January 24th, 2010 
30 Years of Pin-Up: 1927-1957, Live vintage fashion show from lingerie to ballroom
Please join the Art Deco Society of Los Angeles and Grand Vision Foundation for a lovely evening of vintage fashion at the glorious Art Deco Warner Grand Theatre.

This fashion show features 80 provocative vintage silhouettes and showcases eight of the most famous pin-up artists from the 20s-50s illustrating each section: Lingerie, Bathing Suits, Playsuits, Day Dresses, Formal Afternoon, Cocktail Dresses and Evening Gowns. A selection of costumes worn by Ava Gardner, Ginger Rogers, Esther Williams and more will also be shown.

There will be a hosted cocktail reception from 6:00pm to 7:00pm and the fashion show starts at 7:00pm.

What: 30 Years of Pin-Up Vintage Fashion Show
When: Saturday, January 24, 2010
Where: Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro, CA

*For more info and tickets log on to www.grandvision.org or www.adsla.org

January 16th, 2010 
The Designer Launch Pad Fashion Show
The FBI Proudly Presents: In Partnership With Focus Tradeshow and The California Market Center

The Designer Launch Pad Fashion Show Featuring: Anahi Blue Designer Swimwear, Camelia Skiko, Dustie Doll Clothing, Li Cari

What: The Designer Launch Pad Fashion Show
When: Saturday, January 16, 2010
Where: CMC Penthouse, California Market Center

*For more info and to rsvp log on to
www.fashionbizinc.org

January 15th through 17th, 2010 
Kuala Lumpur International Fashion Merchandising Exhibition
Kuala Lumpur International Fashion Merchandising Exhibition is a premier exhibition for the fashion industry including manufacturers, textile producers, trim and component manufacturers, textile and print design studios and supply chain providers. This exhibition also consists of industry related educational classes, workshops, and networking mixer.

What: Kuala Lumpur International Fashion Merchandising Exhibition
(KLIFME 2010)
When: POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

*For more info and to register log on to
www.myevents-intl.com/klifme/index.html