THURSDAY | APRIL 1
Leslie Cheung Tribute Film Week" @ Eight and a Half Bar
"The Eagle Shooting Heroes." Period film from 1993 is one of Hong Kong's most famous comedies. Starts at 2:30 p.m. Oscar-winning "Farewell My Concubine" starring Leslie Cheung and Gong Li. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Free entrance.
April Fools Day @ Underground
Come in fancy dress and get a free Harbin beer with each one you buy. Starts at 7:30 p.m.
Apero Panam(e) @ Cafe Panam(e)
After-work gathering: snacks, wine of the month, Leffe and Erdinger specials. 7 to 11 p.m. Free entrance.
Ladies' Night @ Mooney's
Free white wine for ladies all night. New Zealand band Solidaz plays top hits live. Starts at 9 p.m. Free entrance.
FRIDAY | APRIL 2
Gramaphonetics + DJ JOE @ Panda Club
German electropop band. Afterparty with DJ Joe. Starts at 9:30 p.m. RMB25. Listen to Gramaphonetics here and enter to win a spot on the show's guestlist by registering for GoChengdoo!
Zumba Party @ Le Cafe Panam(e)
Electrorocking Brazilian beats with DJ Gavin. Starts at 10 p.m. Free entrance.
SATURDAY | APRIL 3
"Sex and Lucia" @ Eight and a Half Bar
Spanish movie "Sex and Lucia" (2001), directed by Julio Medem. Film analysis and DVD exchange after the movie. Free entrance. Starts at 2:30 p.m.
European Food Fair @ Carrefour
Sample French cheeses and wines, specialties by Le Sud and L'Escargot. 6 to 9 p.m. Free entrance.
Language Corner @ Underground
Chinese-English exchange with drink specials. Starts at 7 p.m.
The Sound of Spring @ Jiaozi Concert Hall
Orchestra of Missouri. Starts at 7:30 p.m. RMB 80, 180, 280, 380, 580, 880
Twisted Machine @ Little Bar
Beijing rap metal band Twisted Machine (扭曲的机器). Feuersbrunst (烈火焚城) opens. Starts at 8 p.m. RMB 50. Advance ticket sales only: Buy at Old Little Bar from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. daily or New Little Bar from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Spin Coral @ Lan Town
Local folk band Spin Coral (旋转珊瑚) releases their debut EP. Starts at 9:30 p.m. RMB20.
Bollywood Night @ Carol's By the River
Open bar and lucky draw prizes up to RMB2100. Starts at 9:30 p.m. Entrance: RMB70/50 (male/female).
Moving to Night Chengdu @ Panda Club
DJ Mickey Zhang and DJ Dio from Beijing. Starts at 10 p.m.
The Pleasure of Transforming @ K Gallery
Contemporary ink painting group show. Through April 25.
Shi Jindian @ A Thousand Plateaus
Solo show of sculptures and paintings. Through May 5.
7th French Film Festival @ Xingmei Cinema
April 6 to 13. Meet with directors from France after select screenings. RMB40 per screening or RMB210 for all-event pass (8 feature-length films and 1 short).
"Tomorrow at Dawn" (Demain dès l'aube), starring Vincent Perez. Tuesday, April 6, 7:50 p.m.
"Park Benches" (Bancs publics), starring Catherine Deneuve. Wednesday, April 7, 7:50 p.m.
"Cartagena" (L'homme de chevet), starring Sophie Marceau. Thursday, April 8, 7:50 p.m. RMB40.
"Une semaine sur deux," Friday, April 9, 7:50 p.m.
"Little Nicolas" (Le petit Nicolas), Saturday, April 10, 3 p.m.
"Tomorrow at Dawn" (Demain dès l'aube). Saturday, April 10, 4:45 p.m.
"Une semaine sur deux." Sunday, April 11, 4:45 p.m.
"Cartagena" (L'homme de chevet), Sunday, April 11, 6:40 p.m.
"Please, Please Me!" (Fais moi plaisir). Comedy starring Déborah François. Meet the director after the screening. Monday, April 12, 2 p.m.
"Little Nicolas (Le petit Nicolas)." Meet the director after the screening. Monday, April 12, 4:05 p.m.
"The Father of My Children," directed by Mia Hansen-Love. Monday, April 12, 4:10 p.m.
"Park Benches" (Bancs publics). Meet the director after the screening. Monday, April 12, 6:30 p.m.
Shorts. Monday, April 12, 8:10 p.m.
"The Father of My Children," directed by Mia Hansen-Love. Monday, April 12, 9:05 p.m.
"The Hedgehog" (Le hérisson). Tuesday, April 13, 6:40 p.m.
Shorts. Tuesday, April 13, 7:15 p.m.
"The Hedgehog" (Le hérisson). Tuesday, April 13, 7:50 p.m.
"Please, Please Me!" (Fais moi plaisir). Tuesday, April 13, 8:35 p.m.
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