THURSDAY, July 16
FRIDAY, July 17
Power Station @ Sichuan Jincheng Art Palace
(动力火车歌友会) Taiwanese pop band. Starts at 8 p.m. Ticket: 280 to 680 RMB.
Reopening: Wine Tasting @ Del Mar
Mediterranean-style buffet and wine tasting featuring red, white, and sparkling wines plus seafood, salad, dessert, and hors d'oeuvres. 6 p.m. Entrance: 128 RMB at the door, discount on pre-sale tickets or win a ticket from GoChengdoo.
SATURDAY, July 18
Mini World Cup Tournament @ Huaxi Campus Pitch
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. Each team gets a trophy. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Black Screen Opening @ Re-C Art Space
(黑屏) Artists: He Yunchang, Ma Yongfeng, Shao Yinong & Mu Chen, Wang Qingsong, Wu Chengdian. Cocktails, 2 p.m. Exhibition runs through August 28.
Black Screen opens on Saturday at Re-C Art Space.
Tibetan Community Day @ Sim's Cozy Garden Hostel
Tibetan villagers from the local community organized by Winrock will show samples of their handicrafts. Tibetan snacks and eco-tourism discussion. 6 to 8 p.m.
UPDATE Time correction: This event is actually scheduled for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
"S.H.E" @ Foxy Bar
No, not the Taiwanese girl group—it's Chengdu DJ trio DJ Jovian, DJ Antz aka Christoph Enz, and DJ R Sun. Starts at 8 p.m. No cover charge.
Southeast Sichuan Medley @ Little Bar
Featuring Yibin emo quartet Gemini (双子座, pictured), mask-donning Chongqing hardcore outfit Four Masted Barque (四桅船), and Zigong new wavers DX Band. Starts at 8 p.m. Entrance: 25 RMB
Li Daiguo @ Lan Town
Contemporary, experimental music on traditional Chinese instruments. Those wearing flowers or flower motif clothing will receive a fruit at the bar. Starts at 9 p.m. Entrance: 25 RMB.
SUNDAY, July 19
Chengdu Panda Hash House Harriers Meet
Chengdu's drinking club with a running problem meets for an afternoon of Chengdu suburbs discovery, fun and beer! Meeting point: corner of Renmin Nan Lu and Tongzilin Bei Lu, 2:30 p.m. Transportation and participation fees: males and newcomers, 50 RMB; females, 30 RMB.
How Many Loves Can Be Messed with? @ Chengdu Workers Cultural Palace
A musical directed by Li Bo Nan. Through July 19. Address: 金牛区劳动人民文化宫梦想剧场 Tickets 100 RMB to 380 RMB. Ticketing hotline: 82008220.
Neighboring Twin City @ S.O. Art Centre
(比邻双城) Exhibition featuring the works of three Russian oil painters. Through July 22.
Outside Borders @ No. 10 Gallery of Art
Contemporary art exhibition exploring art concepts across cultural boundaries. Through August 18.
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.
Black Screen @ Re-C Art Space
(黑屏) Artists: He Yunchang, Ma Yongfeng, Shao Yinong & Mu Chen, Wang Qingsong, Wu Chengdian. Through August 28.
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.
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.
Blue Weekend @ Little Bar
Blues band (青乐团). Friday, July 24. 8 p.m. Ticket: 20 RMB.
Marco's Roller Disco @ Skating rink near sichuan provincial gymnasium
Roller skating, ghetto blasters, DJs. July 25, 6:30 p.m. 10 RMB includes skate rental.
Fourth Chengdu Biennale @ the International Exhibition Center. Theme: Narration of China. RMB 10 to 20. July 28 to August 28.
Jasmine Leong (梁静茹) Chengdu Concert @Sichuan provincial gymnasium
"The queen of love songs" is famous for her love-themed pop ballads. August 22. Starts at 7:30 p.m.
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