Macy’s Celebrates Lunar New Year 2020

Usher in the “Year of the Rat” with special in-store events, commemorative products, and the perfect gifts for the holiday at select Macy’s stores across the country

Macy’s celebrates Lunar New Year in select stores across the country. (Graphic: Business Wire)

In celebration of Lunar New Year 2020, Macy’s will commemorate the “Year of the Rat” with special in-store events in select locations nationwide beginning January 19 through February 8. Macy’s is also proud to offer a specially curated selection of Lunar New Year-themed products and holiday gifts available in select stores and online at macys.com/celebrate, including fashion, cosmetics, home décor, and more.

At Macy’s, we’re proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion,” said Jose Gamio, senior director of Multicultural Community Engagement. “We are thrilled to highlight the diverse cultures of our customers, communities, and colleagues by celebrating Lunar New Year across the country.

At select Macy’s stores, Macy’s will honor the “Year of the Rat” with in-store events including traditional lion dance performances, cooking demos, giveaways, and more. During the events, attendees can also receive a limited-edition “Year of the Rat” enamel pin set when they make a qualifying purchase.

Plus, customers can celebrate the New Year in style or find the perfect gift for a loved one by shopping Macy’s curated selection of Lunar New Year-themed products, including fashion, accessories, cosmetics, kitchenware, home décor, and more. Products are available in select stores and online at macys.com/celebrate. Commemorative Macy’s Lunar New Year gift cards are also available.

Finding the perfect gift or holiday look is easy with Macy’s Personal Stylists. Available at select stores, this free service provides customers with help from a lifestyle expert dedicated to supporting them with all aspects of their shopping experience. Make an appointment in-store or online at www.macys.com/personalstylist.

Below are the dates and locations for Macy’s Lunar New Year in-store events:

  • Macy’s Flushing (Flushing, NY) – Sunday, Jan. 19
  • Macy’s Herald Square (New York, NY) – Thursday, Jan. 23
  • Macy’s Ala Moana (Honolulu, HI) – Saturday, Jan. 25
  • Macy’s South Coast Plaza (Costa Mesa, CA) – Saturday, Feb. 1
  • Macy’s Santa Anita (Arcadia, CA) –Saturday, Feb. 1
  • Macy’s Union Square (San Francisco, CA) – Saturday, Feb. 8

To learn more about how Macy’s is celebrating Lunar New Year, including a complete listing of event details and additional information, visit www.macys.com/celebrate.

Coldplay, Brittany Howard, Brandi Carlile and the Jonas Brothers, to Headline First Citi Sound Vault Shows of the Decade

Citi and Live Nation Curate Intimate Music Experiences in Los Angeles, Exclusively for Citi Cardmembers, During Biggest Week in Music

Citi Sound Vault, the ultra-exclusive live music experience for Citi cardmembers, is returning to Los Angeles during the 2020 Grammy Awards Week – traditionally reserved for industry insiders – to bring fans closer to their favorite artists. Coldplay, Brittany Howard, Brandi Carlile and the Jonas Brothers, will be among the first artists of the decade to take the stage at the iconic Hollywood Palladium to deliver four nights of unparalleled, electric performances, powered by Live Nation.

The full schedule of 2020 Citi Sound Vault events is as follows:

  • January 21: Coldplay, sold more than 80 million copies of their seven number one albums making them one of the world’s best-selling artists. Most recently the band launched their 8th studio album “Everyday Life.” Proceeds of this special performance will support “A New Way of Life” Reentry Project (ANWOL), a nonprofit organization, which provides housing and support to formerly incarcerated women for successful community reentry, family reunification and individual healing.
  • January 22: Brittany Howard, 2020 Grammy Award Nominee, Alabama Shakes frontwoman and guitarist has become one of the world’s most celebrated figures. She is nominated for 2 Grammy Awards this year for her solo work including Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance.
  • January 23: Brandi Carlile, 2020 Grammy Award Nominee, Acclaimed singer, songwriter, producer and 3-time Grammy Award-winner whose music spans multiple genres, Carlile is nominated for an additional 3 awards this year including Song of the Year, Best Country Song and Best Country Performance by Duo or Group.
  • January 25: Jonas Brothers, 2020 Grammy Award Nominee, multi-platinum powerhouse trio, returns to the Hollywood Palladium for the first time in 10 years to celebrate their 2019 Grammy nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance “Sucker” and the continued success of their newest album “Happiness Begins.”
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Sports Illustrated Brings “The Party” to Miami Beach to Celebrate the Biggest Weekend in Sports*

Event will Feature Musical Performances by Marshmello and The Black Eyed Peas

The Legendary Big-Game Celebration* will be held on February 1 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Sports Illustrated today announced that it will be heading to Miami Beach with The Party, its annual marquee event. The legendary sports enterprise is joining forces with The Undisputed Group for this year’s VIP big-game night on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at the world-famous Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, Florida.

The merging of these industry titans will bring together some of the top names in entertainment and sports at one of the most luxurious oceanfront hotels in Miami Beach. Guests can expect a night of unforgettable musical performances by Marshmello and the Black Eyed Peas and dancing complemented by live video mixing by DJ Irie.

We are thrilled to bring Sports Illustrated back to the big-game weekend and to join forces with The Undisputed Group, who has unrivaled expertise in spectacular event production,” said Corey Salter, Group President, Entertainment at Authentic Brands Group, owner of the Sports Illustrated brand. “SI is the source that connects audiences to athletes and teams across the sports world, and we are certain that not only will this be an unforgettable experience for fans, but our most memorable big-game event to date.”

Last year’s Sports Illustrated big-game event* was held at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta and featured performances by Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, DJ Irie and Dallas Austin. Top musicians, celebrities, models and athletes were in attendance, including will.i.am, Lil Jon, Danielle Herrington, Jasmine Sanders, Aly Raisman, Kyler Murray and Baker Mayfield.

Each year, we aim to make our big-game event with Sports Illustrated bigger and better than ever,” said David Spencer, Founder and Co-CEO of The Undisputed Group. “This year, we’re presenting an immersive, elite playground for partygoers with a curated mix of talent, sponsors, photo opportunities and more.”

Casamigos is the official partner of The Party. Sponsors of The Party will include StubHub, Reign Total Body Fuel, and Dewar’s Scotch Whisky.

StubHub is all about connecting fans to the live experiences they love,” said Akshay Khanna, General Manager of Sports at StubHub. “We’re thrilled to partner with media powerhouse Sports Illustrated to offer VIP treatment to football fans at The Party in Miami, along with a secure and seamless ticket buying and selling experience.”

For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit www.sportsillustratedtheparty.com.

* Because one has to pay many, many, many sponsorship dollars to actually use the words “SuperBowl” in their marketing, the NFL highly discourages people from piggybacking on its yearly event. Ergo, the “Big Game”, the “Biggest Weekend in Sports”, etc. Now you know.

Twin Peaks Celebrates 30th Anniversary at Elvis Presley’s Graceland

Fans are invited to relive the show’s biggest mysteries, meet their favorite stars and immerse themselves in all things ‘Twin Peaks’ during the unforgettable weekend.

Ticket packages go on-sale now

Nearly three decades ago, audiences around the country were glued to their televisions by the mysterious death of Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee), and next spring, April 3-5, 2020, fans of the series Twin Peaks will travel to Elvis Presley’s Graceland® for a once-in-a-lifetime fan celebration. David Lynch and Mark Frost created a mystery horror drama series that has continued to amass a cult following, even after its original series finale in 1991, and its impact on pop culture is never-ending. The Twin Peaks 30: Official Fan Celebration, under license from Showtime Networks and ViacomCBS Consumer Products, will be an unforgettable experience featuring Twin Peaks-themed parties, screenings of fan-favorite episodes and the chance for fans to relive their favorite show, accompanied by cherry pie and “damn good coffee.”

Twin Peaks Screenshot

The Twin Peaks fan celebration will immerse guests in everything they enjoyed about the series, including celebrating the show’s 30th anniversary with stars Mädchen Amick (Shelly Johnson), Dana Ashbrook (Bobby Briggs), Chrysta Bell (Agent Tammy Preston), Sherilyn Fenn (Audrey Horne), Michael Horse (Deputy Tommy ‘Hawk’ Hill), Sheryl Lee (Laura Palmer), James Marshall (James Hurley), Kimmy Robertson (Lucy Brennan) and Sabrina Sutherland (Executive Producer). They will share their favorite moments and behind-the-scenes stories from the show, answer questions from fans and participate in autograph signing and exclusive photo opportunities.

Thirty years go by in the blink of an eye. Enjoy the dream and watch it fly by,” stated Twin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost.

Ticket packages for the Twin Peaks 30: Official Fan Celebration is on-sale now, and fans can visit www.graceland.com/TwinPeaks for more information. Fans in attendance will also have the option to purchase exclusive Twin Peaks merchandise only available to attendees.

In addition to all the celebrity-filled Twin Peaks-themed events, fans of the show will see first-hand why Graceland is rated USA Today’s #1 “Iconic American Attraction.” Along with tours of the iconic Graceland Mansion, they will enjoy special events held across the ever-growing Graceland Campus, including the AAA rated Four Diamond luxury resort, The Guest House at Graceland, Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment complex and new Graceland Exhibition Center.

For more information about upcoming events at Graceland, visit www.graceland.com.

Seattle Museum Month Offers Big Savings in February

New Museum Openings Enhance Month Of Significant Discounts At More Than 40 Museums

Every February, savvy travelers look to Seattle, also known as the Emerald City, where big savings can stack up for arts and culture lovers of all ages with Seattle Museum Month. From Feb. 1-29, 2020, travelers who stay at any one of nearly 60 participating downtown Seattle hotels receive 50 percent off admission prices to more than 40 museums and cultural institutions. February also historically offers lower rates for airfare to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and special hotel packages to entice winter travelers. To see the full list of participating museums and hotels, visit the Seattle Museum Month website at www.seattlemuseummonth.com.

Seattle Museum Month is produced by Visit Seattle and funded by the Seattle Tourism Improvement Area (STIA), a dedicated marketing fund assessed from guests at 73 downtown Seattle hotels. The program was created to encourage travelers to visit Seattle in February and celebrate the remarkable collection of unique museums in the region.

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Seattle has a richly diverse and world-renowned collection of museums that draw people to our city year-round, but Seattle Museum Month offers unparalleled discounts for our visitors,” Visit Seattle Senior Director of Cultural Tourism Tracey Wickersham said. “Engaging hands-on experiences with history-making computers, vintage pinball machines, and experiential music galleries where you can look, listen and re-create some of rock ‘n’ roll’s greatest moments mean our museums entertain as well as educate. You’ll find mind-blowing gardens made of glass and ancient artifacts that explore all facets of life on earth, and art from around the globe. A trip to Seattle for Museum Month will make memories that last a lifetime.”

Seattle Museum Month celebrates with a host of museum openings that give travelers the opportunity to explore Seattle’s cultural legacy.

Photo by: Dennis Miller. Caption: Savvy travelers look to the Emerald City for deep discounts on arts and cultural attractions all February with Seattle Museum Month. Travelers who stay at any one of nearly 60 participating downtown Seattle hotels receive 50 percent off admission prices to more than 40 museums and cultural institutions. The newly reopened Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is among those participating this year.

The Seattle Art Museum hosts the grand re-opening of the Seattle Asian Art Museum February 8 and 9. After a two-year renovation and expansion, the museum reopens with a reimagined collection installation that breaks boundaries with a thematic, rather than geographic or chronological, exploration of art from the world’s largest continent. Set in Seattle’s picturesque Volunteer Park, the historic Art Deco-era museum underwent a $56 million renovation and expansion to more fully display one of the largest collections of Asian art in the nation. Visitors wishing to attend the historic re-opening weekend on February 8 and 9 can reserve free timed tickets online. Beginning Feb. 12, Museum Month passes will be accepted.

Photo courtesy of Visit Seattle. Caption: Every February, savvy travelers look to the Emerald City where big savings can stack up for arts and culture lovers of all ages with Seattle Museum Month. February also historically offers lower rates for airfare to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and special hotel packages to entice winter travelers. To see the full list of participating museums and hotels, visit the Seattle Museum Month website at www.seattlemuseummonth.com. (PRNewsfoto/Visit Seattle)

With 16 million objects in its collections and infinite stories to tell, the recently re-opened Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture – the oldest museum in Washington state – welcomes visitors to an entirely new experience. Locally known as The Burke, the museum is located at the north end of The University of Washington Seattle campus and re-opened in October 2019. The new building designed by Olson Kundig creates unprecedented opportunities for visitors to see university faculty, researchers and students uncovering dinosaur skeletons, analyzing insects and collaborating with Native communities every day.

Enjoy renowned favorites as well like Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), The Museum of Flight, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) and explore other regional museums, like LeMay – America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, USS Turner Joy Museum Ship in Bremerton or the Bellevue Arts Museum in downtown Bellevue.

Seattle Museum Month discounts are only valid for guests staying at one of the participating hotels, up to four people, during hotel stay dates. Visitors must present an official Seattle Museum Month guest pass at participating museums to redeem the discounts.

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Celebrate Chinese New Year 2020 With The Peninsula Shanghai And Welcome The Year Of The Rat With Glamorous Michelin Experiences

The Peninsula Shanghai welcomes the Chinese New Year with authentic family experiences to bring joy and prosperity for The Year of the Rat. Peninsula guests and local residents can ring in the New Year with a range of customs and traditions, welcoming the most important occasion in the Chinese lunar year. Throughout the festive period, a canopy of red lanterns will decorate the hotel forecourt and festive plum blossoms will decorate The Lobby. Guests will be welcomed by 6.5 metre traditional Chinese paper-cutting with intricate detailing and New Year blessings – a decoration which has become one of The Peninsula Shanghai’s Spring Festival traditions.

Chinese New Year Celebrations

As tradition states, The Peninsula Shanghai (No. 32 The Bund 32 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road Shanghai 200002 The People’s Republic of China. +86 21 2327 2888. PSH@PENINSULA.COM) will once again host its spectacular Lion Dance performance by the award-winning Ha Kwok Cheung dance troupe from Hong Kong at The Lobby on January 25, 2020 and at Yi Long Court every evening from January 25to 31 January, 2020. A fantastic show to behold, The Peninsula’s Lion Dance performance is a picture-perfect moment for the entire family in anticipation of the new year.

Chinese New Year Pudding

Sharing a sumptuous reunion banquet with family and friends is perhaps the ultimate highlight of the Spring Festival holiday. One Michelin-starred Yi Long Court will present Chef Tsui’s delectable eight-course Chinese New Year menus with two options: the Treasure and Longevity menus.

The Peninsula Pages with Chinese New Year Lanterns

On Chinese New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, diners at Yi Long Court can enjoy three quintessential delicacies from Southern China. Poon Choi, a luxurious Chinese casserole with premium Yunnan truffle, prickly sea cucumber, abalone and oysters, is served in two versions, Fortune and Fame and Fortune and Treasure. Lo Hei is a sumptuous raw fish salad that groups of guests stir together as they make a wish for the year ahead.

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Las Vegas Raises A Glass To 2020 With Glamorous New Year's Eve Events

The Entertainment Capital of the World to Offer Dazzling New Year’s Eve Experiences

Saying goodbye to another year, Las Vegas visitors can give 2019 a proper farewell with exciting New Year’s Eve events. The Strip and Downtown Las Vegas will ring in 2020 with astounding entertainment, pyrotechnic displays, mouthwatering culinary offerings and much more.

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Raise a Glass with the Stars

  • Christina Aguilera will have guests saying “come on over” as she wraps up this leg of her “Christina Aguilera: The Xperience” residency at Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, with four shows on New Year’s Eve weekend Dec. 27-28 and 30-31. Join the chanteuse for a special countdown to midnight at the Dec. 31 show.
  • One of the world’s greatest rock bands – Journey – will bring the crowd inside The Colosseum at Caesars Palace to their feet with four shows on New Year’s Eve weekend Dec. 27-28 and 30-31.
  • Celebrate with Lady Gaga as she puts on three shows New Year’s Eve weekend at Park Theater inside Park MGM. The superstar will perform her famous pop hits during LADY GAGA ENIGMA Dec. 28 and 30. And close out the decade in style on Dec. 31 at LADY GAGA JAZZ & PIANO with stripped-down versions of those hits alongside music from the Great American Songbook.
  • Maroon 5 will bring their annual New Year’s Eve shows back to Mandalay Bay Events Center for the ninth consecutive year, Dec. 30 and 31.
  • Jam out with rock band The Offspring at the Pearl Theater inside Palms Casino Resort on Dec. 30 and close out the year with an intimate performance by Puerto Rican superstar OZUNA on Dec. 31.
  • Straight up ring in the new year with Paula Abdul as she performs her greatest hits at the Flamingo Las Vegas on Dec. 31.
  • Guests looking to slay the remaining hours of 2019 can join multi-platinum artist LIZZO as she bring her captivating performance to The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Dec. 31.
  • Say adieu to 2019 with pop rock band Third Eye Blind at House of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino also on Dec. 31.
  • American reggae and dub band Stick Figure will ring in 2020 at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas with a New Year’s Eve performance on Dec. 31.

Leave it all on the Dance Floor

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