FRIDAY, September 18
The Old Street Live @ Little Bar
Indie folk/rock band The Old Street from Shanghai plays with opening band Orange Castle. Starts at 8 p.m. Entrance: 25 RMB
The Twelve Tenors @ Sichuan Jincheng Art Palace
International choir of 12 tenors. Starts at 8 p.m. Tickets: 180 to 880 RMB
Live Music and Dining @ Vera Napoli
American singer/songwriter Kirkman Cadle. Starts at 8 p.m. Free entrance.
Don't Be Too Psychedlic @ Machu Picchu
Li Xintong (李鑫彤)'s folk songs in Machu Picchu. Starts at 9 p.m. Entrance: 20 RMB.
"Stonegarlic" Theme Weekend @ Foxy Bar
Music and performance. In Buddhist stories, "stonegarlic" has the power to erase memory. Sounds like a party to forget. Starts at 9:30 p.m. No cover charge.
Call Me Bruce @ Panda Club
Bruce Lee-inspired club party with three DJs and 1970s kung-fu movies playing in the background. Everybody was kung-fu fighting, dee duh dee duh dee dee dee. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance: 15 RMB or free with flier.
Drop the Beats Party @ Cafe Panam(e)
With DJ Songfei. Starts at 10 p.m. No cover charge.
SATURDAY, September 19
Concert: Eva Huang @ Sichuan Investment International Tennis Center
Eva Huang((黄圣依) rose to fame in Stephen Chow's 2004 Kung Fu Hustle. On Saturday she performs with several popular Chinese singers, Ren Xianqi (任贤齐), Sun Nan (孙楠), Yang Kun (杨坤), Hu Yanbin (胡彦斌), Pang Long (庞龙), and the Legend of Phoenix (凤凰传奇). Starts at 7:30 p.m.
Songs of the Soul @ Jah Bar
With American singer/songwriter Alex. Starts at 9 p.m.
We don't sleep at midnight! @ NANUNA
With DJs Wu and Yang Bing. Drink specials. Midnight to 7 a.m.
SUNDAY, September 20
Nike China Run Chengdu @ Sichuan University Jiang'an Campus
10K road race. Register through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., at the Nike shop on the first floor of the Wanda Guangchang. Shuttle departs from Wanda to race location on race morning. Registration fees: 50 RMB, includes a T-shirt. See further details here. 7:30 a.m. to noon.
Soccer: Chengdu Blades vs. Dalian Wanda @ Chengdu Stadium
Home game of Chengdu Blades. Starts at 3 p.m. Tickets: 20 to 50 RMB.
COMMUNITY EVENTS - ONGOING
Chengdu runners tackle a scenic city route of approximately 5K. Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. For English-language information, contact Hans at 13880710998.
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.
Lomo Wall Collection @ Kuanzhai Xiangzi
Collection for the Lomo Wall exhibition in Kuanzhai Xiangzi on October 1. Through Wednesday, September 23. Bring your Lomo shots of Kuan Zhai Xiangzi to be included in exhibition which will debut during the National Day.
CLOSING: Calligraphy Exhibition of Wang Yibo (王一波) @ Sichuan Art Museum
Calligraphy Exhibition. Through Friday, September 18.
OPENING: Autumn-Chinese & Japanese Art Exhibition @ Sichuan Art Museum
An exhibition of Chinese & Japanese painting. Opens at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 20, and runs through September 25.
"Our Olympics" @ 82 Gallery
(我们的奥运). The 2008 Beijing Olympics in review. Outdoor exhibit featuring Olympics photography by Jiang Xiaowen (姜晓文), Wang Ruilin (王瑞林), Lei Yuandong (雷远东), and Leo Chen (陈新宁). Through September 27.
"Obstruction" @ A Thousand Plateaus
Multimedia exhibit exploring "art not as representation but as obstruction," featuring the works of artists Chen Qiulin (陈秋林), Guan Yinfu (关音夫), Xiao Xiong (肖雄), Yu Ji (余极), and Zhang Hui (张慧). Through September 30.
"Notes by Spirits" @ Re-C Art Space
(灵性的笔记) Featuring artists Feng Dekui (冯德奎), Guo Yan (郭岩), Ma Jie (马杰), Xue Bowen (薛博文), Zhong Lei (仲磊), and Zheng Xiaoyu (郑翛予). Through October 10.
Bicycle Challange Circling @ The Third Ring Road
Ultra-long-distance and non-stop bicycle challange circling round the third ring road of Chengdu ten times .All contestants must finish within 34 hours. Contact Hans at 13880710998 for further information. Saturday, September 19 to Sunday, September 20. Fees: 100 RMB.
HR Forum @ Sofitel Wanda Hotel
"Expansion Success Factor Cross-City Talent Relocation." Thursday, September 24, 2 p.m.
A.B.E. Charity Cup @ Chengdu Sport University
HR Campus Recruitment @ Chengdu University of Information Technology
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