Mall to host cultural event Saturday

To celebrate the upcoming opening of the Asian-themed luxury department store M International Market Place, Gwinnett Place Mall has planned a series of Asian cultural events, including A Taste of Asia, which is set for Saturday.

The food festival will include a sampling of authentic Asian cuisine as well as Asian arts, with performances by the Shaolin Legacy Show, Chinese-American Cultural Performing Group and Taiwanese School of Atlanta Drum Team to take place.

The event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday in the mall's center court. For more information, call 770-476-5160.

- From staff reports