THURSDAY, July 2
Ladies' night @ Mooney's Irish Pub
Free martinis for ladies all night.
Cocktail specials @ Shamrock
15-kuai cocktails and live music.
FRIDAY, July 3
90's Night @ Dave's Oasis
Party like its 1991 through 1999. 10 RMB mix drink special. Starts at 8 p.m. Free entrance.
Folk rockers Tang Qie Nong play Little Bar, Machu Picchu, 37 Degrees Bar, and Jah Bar this weekend.
Little Spoon @ Indie Coffee
Live local folk duo. Starts at 9 p.m. Free entrance.
Handprint @ Bookworm
Live jazz. Starts at 9 p.m. Free entrance.
Three Bands @ Hemp House
Featuring Rock, Paper, Scissors (石头,剪刀,布), Zi'ran Er'ran (自然而燃) and Spacecraft (太空船). Funk, nu-metal, punk, respectively. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance: 30 RMB
Zumba Vol. 3 @ Cafe Panam(e)
Brazilian beats w DJ Gavin. Starts at 10 p.m. Free entrance.
NOTE: All Xiongmao events are canceled until further notice.
SATURDAY, July 4
Tang Qie Nong @ Macchu Picchu
(唐茄弄) Rock. Starts at 7 p.m. Entrance: 25 RMB.
Norwegian punks Arhats descend on Chengdu Saturday.
A Dangerous Journey @ Lan Town
Tribute night to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Starts at 8 p.m. Free entrance.
Summer Sizzler @ Carol's Too
Unlimited drinks. Entrance: 45, females; 75, males.
Little Spoon @ Indie Coffee
Live local folk duo. Starts at 9:40 p.m. Free entrance.
TMD Saturday @ Cotton Club
Free Long Island ice teas + Carlsberg from 10:30 p.m. until somebody spoils it by going to the toilet. DJs Wu, Charlie, R-Sun, and Rabbi. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance: 30 RMB (Ladies free before 10).
SUNDAY, July 5
Hash Run No. 296 departs opposite Gloria Regent
The Chengdu Panda Hash House Harriers, "a drinking club with a running problem," make their 296th social fun run. Bus departs from corner of Renmin Nan Lu and Tongzilin Bei Lu (opposite Gloria Regent), 2:30 p.m. Participation fee: males, 50 RMB; females, 30 RMB.
Shamjam @ Shamrock
Afternoon jamming with an eclectic group of musicians. Starts at 3:30 p.m. Free entrance.
Chengdu Blades vs. Shandong @ Chengdu Sports Center
Soccer. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets from 20 RMB to 80 RMB.
Folk rocker Wang Xiaoli hits Little Bar this Sunday.
Postcard Exhibition @ 37 Degrees Bar
Small display of handcrafted postcards, some mailed from faraway lands, some never used. Through July 5. Free entrance.
Color Means Glaze @ S.O. Art Space
Glazed pottery from artists in West China. Through July 5.
How Many Loves Can Be Messed with? @ Chengdu Workers Cultural Palace
A musical directed by Li Bo Nan. Every Thursday and Sunday at 8 p.m. through July 12. Address: 金牛区劳动人民文化宫梦想剧场 Tickets 100 RMB to 380 RMB. Ticketing hotline: 82008220.
New Life @ Blue Room Gallery (水碾河路48号娇子音乐厅)
(新生) Art exhibition of the cream of the crop of art students in Southwestern China. Through July 11. Free entrance.
Blue Room features premier regional art students' work through July 11.
Six Directions @ A4 Gallery
Contemporary art exhibition by Chinese artists He Qianli (何千里), Wang Haichuan (王海川), Xu Li (许力), Ceng Hong (曾宏), and (Liao Xinsong (廖新松). Through August 22.
Outside Borders @ No. 10 Gallery of Art
Contemporary art exhibition exploring art concepts across cultural boundaries. Through August 18.
Pizza, Pasta, Lunch Specials @ Vera Napoli
15 to 20 RMB burgers and sandwich sets, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. All pasta dishes half-price all day every Tuesday. All pizzas half-price all day every Saturday. Through July 31.
Half-Price Baked Goods @ Peter's Tex Mex
All locations. After 8 p.m.
Shamrock Drink Specials @ Shamrock
Coffees, fruit juices, hot drinks. 5 RMB to 15 RMB. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Plus 20 RMB lunch specials, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Vegetarian Menu @ Grandma's Kitchen
New vegetarian and vegan items through June.
Tang Qie Nong @ Jah Bar
(唐茄弄) Rock. Monday, July 6, 9 p.m. Entrance: 25 RMB
Bear Biscuits @ Southwest University for Minority Nationalities Shuangliu Campus (双流县西南民族大学新校区小镇第二条街面具酒吧)
Free acoustic show. Tuesday, July 7, 8 p.m.
Hi-NRG Workout @ Panam(e)
Sweat it off and get in shape with V Magenta. Come in your leotards, tights, legwarmers, and sweatbands for a sweaty aerobics workout mix of Hi-NRG 80s disco and early 90s club hits. Friday, July 10.
Krautpleaserz Tour @ Hemp house
German Bold on tour. Dirty Elektro, drum'n'bass and dubstep. With DJ Joe and DJ/MC Marty McFly. Saturday, July 11.
Tribal Moons @ Shamrock
Kunming bluegrass and blues-based rock. Thursday, July 16, 10 p.m.
Tribal Moons @ Little Bar
Kunming bluegrass and blues-based rock. Friday, July 17, 8 p.m.
Tribal Moons @ Hemp House
Kunming bluegrass and blues-based rock. Saturday, July 18, 10 p.m.
Mongolian Throat Chanting @ Jah Bar
Throat singing and folk music. On Friday, July 24, 10 p.m. Entrance: 25 RMB.
Lost Paradise @ 82 Gallery (Chengdu Industrial Museum)
Inner Mongolia Photography Exhibition w Zhong Weixing. July 11 through August 21.
Re-Opening: Wine Tasting @ Del Mar
Mediterranean-style buffet and wine tasting. Friday, July 17, 6 p.m. Entrance: 128 RMB (discount on pre-sale tickets).
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