FRIDAY, July 10
The Eastwood @ Little Bar
Aussie indie folk rock. With proximity Butterfly + Sponge Park. RMB 30. Starts at 8 p.m.
Opposite Binjiang Lu Highfly Pizza, 8 p.m.
Outside Sichuan University Stadium (near south gate), 8 p.m.
Hi-NRG Aerobics Workout @ Café 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.
SATURDAY, July 11
Krautpleaserz Tour @ Hemp House
German Bold on tour. Dirty elektro, drum'n'bass and dubstep. With DJ Joe and DJ/MC Marty McFly.
Bearbiscuit @ Little Bar
Xinjiang emo-pop. With Spacecraft. RMB 25. 8 p.m.
Summer Carnival Foxy Bar
DJ Miss Mixit. Free entrance. 10 p.m.
SUNDAY, July 12
Liu Qian's Magic Show @ Sichuan Provincial Gymnasium
Taiwanese magician Liu Qian (刘谦) rose to fame overnight after a live television perfomance earlier this year. In his Chengdu performance, Liu Qian will show his best tricks, close-up. RMB 100 to 2280. 8 p.m.
Folk Guitar Night @ Little Bar
Improvisation. Free entrance. 8 p.m.
New Life @ Blue Room Gallery
(新生) Art exhibition of the cream of the crop of art students in Southwestern China. Through July 11. Free entrance.
How Many Loves Can Be Messed with? @ Chengdu Workers Cultural Palace
A musical directed by Li Bo'nan. Thursdays and Sundays through July 12. 8 p.m. Address: 金牛区劳动人民文化宫梦想剧场 Tickets: 100 RMB to 380 RMB. Ticketing hotline: 82008220.
Sound of Yunnan @ Sichuan Jincheng Art Palace
Folk-dance spectacular. Directed and performed by Yang Liping (杨丽萍), one of China's most famous dancers. July 10 to 12. Tickets: 180 to 980 RMB. 8 p.m.
Neighboring Twin City @ S.O. Art Centre
(比邻双城) Exhibition featuring the works of three Russion oil painters. Through July 22.
First Aid Training @ Red Cross Sichuan Province. (Yushuang Lu, Red Cross, 4th Fl.)
Saturdays and Sundays. Registration fee: RMB 110. For the enrollment form, click here. For English-language information, contact Hans at 13880710998.
Lost Paradise @ 82 Gallery
Exhibition featuring Zhong Weixing's stunning black-and-white portraits of Inner Mongolia. July 18 to August 21.
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.
Ladies' Night @ Mooney's
Free martinis for ladies. Thursdays all night.
Cocktail Night @ Shamrock
RMB 15 cocktails specials. Thursdays.
Happy Hour @ Café Panam(e)
Buy 2, get 1 free. Fridays, 10 to 11 p.m.
Tribal Moons @ Shamrock
Kunming bluegrass and blues-based rock. Thursday, July 16, 10 p.m.
Real Estate Forum @ Plaza Central Tower 2, 22F
With speaker Eddie W.S. Ng of Jones Lang LaSalle. Free to European Chamber members; 50 RMB for non-members. 2 p.m.
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).
Tribal Moons @ Little Bar
Kunming bluegrass and blues-based rock. Friday, July 17, 8 p.m.
Blackout @ Re-C Art Space
(黑屏) Artists: He Yunchang, Ma Yongfeng, Shao Yinong & Mu Chen, Wang Qingsong, Wu Chengdian. Curator: Zhao Huan. Opening cocktails: July 18, 2 p.m. Exhibition runs from July 18 to August 28.
Mini World Cup Tournament @ National Defense Park
8-a-side football tournament. On-site KC Meats barbecue. Contact Mark Allen at 13689009441 or markallenmail [AT] gmail [DOT] com to register a team of 11. (North Korea, Wales, and 2 others have signed up.) Each team gets a trophy. Saturday, July 18, 10 a.m. to 6 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. Friday, July 24, 10 p.m. Entrance: 25 RMB.
Fourth Chengdu Biennale @ the International Exhibition Center. Theme: Narration of China. RMB 10-20. July 28 to August 28.
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