FRIDAY | September 25
Documentary Screening: Joyside @ Hemp House
Influential Beijing punk band Joyside's farewell tour was last year, and on Friday, Hemp House features a special screening of a documentary . Starts at 9 p.m. No cover charge.
"The Kiss of Dracula" Weekend @ Foxy Bar
Vampire-themed weekend at where else? Foxy Bar, of course. Somebody wants to suck your blood. Starts at 9:30 p.m. every night this weekend. No cover charge.
Andy Mac @ Cafe Panam(e)
Dance party with DJ Andy Mac. Starts at 10 p.m. No cover charge.
250 Years Guinness @ Shamrock
Celebrate the birthday of a beer that's older than you'll ever be. Then drink lots of it while DJ Gavin spins his tunes. Starts at 10 p.m. No cover charge.
D3 Flying Party @ Panda Club
DJ Rabbi, DJ R.Sun, and DJ Wu. All-you-can-drink open bar from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance: 60 RMB for males, 30 RMB for females.
SATURDAY | September 26
Han Hong Live Concert @ Chengdu Stadium
Tibetan-Chinese singer songwriter Han Hong, one of China's most renowned female vocalists, performs at the Chengdu stadium. Starts at 8 p.m.
Dream @ Elephant Bar
Chongqing-Chengdu transplant Shuzi, formerly of Green Channel, gives an unplugged mini solo folk concert. Starts at 9 p.m. Entrance: 20 RMB.
Underground Disco Project @ Panda Club
DJ Yang Bing, DJ Geezer and DJ Yangqing. Techno, house, and disco party. Starts at 10 p.m. No cover charge.
Li Daiguo Plays Music @ Machu Picchu
Chinese American Li Daiguo demonstrates his facility with traditional Western and Chinese string instruments and broad interest in world music and improvisation. Starts at 9 p.m. Entrance: 20 RMB.
SUNDAY | September 27
Improvisational Music Party @ 37 Degrees Bar
The Maple Room, The Two Pistol, Elephant Fan, and DaoChuLuanGao WenGongTuan. Starts at 8 p.m. No cover charge.
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.
CLOSING: 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.
CLOSING: "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.
CLOSING: "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.
Kuanzhai Xiangzi by Lomo @ Kuanzhai Xiangzi
Lomo shots for National Day.
"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.
The (International) Noise Conspiracy @ Little Bar
The first time that we know of that Little Bar has seen an internally renowned foreign band play its stage. That in itself is an event, and that they're playing with Beijingers PK14 makes it an even hotter ticket. Friday, October 2. Entrance: 60 RMB.
A.B.E. Charity Cup @ Chengdu Sport University
HR Campus Recruitment @ Chengdu University of Information Technology
2009 Mini World Cup @ Leman International School's astroturf
Hot on the heels of the ABE Cup, the official tournament that it helped to spawn, comes the eight-team Shambles tournament. Trophies, awards, fun for the whole family. Registration fees are 700 RMB per team, and any proceeds left over will go to a quake-zone charity. Saturday, November 14.
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