On Thursday, Feb. 11, from 12 p.m.. to 4 p.m., Z’Boutique at Zappos invites the community to welcome the Year of the Monkey with a Chinese New Year celebration and art exhibition.
On view will be artwork by Australian artist Laurens Tan, Las Vegas artist Justin Favela and Z’Boutique’s Artist-in-Residence Miguel Hernandez. Also on display will be 10 images of Lunar New Year celebrations around Las Vegas photographed by the Las Vegas News Bureau.
Kicking off the festivities, 22 performers from the Hunan Dance Troupe from China will perform at noon.
Attendees that day will also witness a traditional Chinese dragon dance, tea ceremony and live painting by Hernandez.
“We embrace a climate of creativity at Zappos and we’re gratified to include the community in this is multi-cultural celebration,” says Brian Paco Alvarez, art curator, corporate historian and Z’Boutique Buyer, Zappos. “Laurens Tans is the first international artist we’ve welcomed to Zappos. Together with Justin Favela, whose whimsical piñata-inspired work is beloved on the Las Vegas scene, we’ve created an exciting and surprising visual experience I personally can’t wait to share with everyone.”