FRIDAY | APRIL 23
Japanese Film Week @ Eight and a Half Bar
"April Story (四月物语) " and "All about Lily Chou-Chou (关于莉莉周的一切)", art films directed by Shunji Iwai. Free entrance. Starts at 7 p.m.
Rush Hour @ Little Bar
Beijing Screamo/Post-Hardcore band Saving Molly might be able to save you as well with their violent rock. Support: Natural Growth (自然生长) RMB 30. Starts at 8 p.m.
Listen to Saving Molly on myspace or douban.
Crow's Feet Band @ Free Clan
Local indie pop band Crow's Feet (鱼尾纹). RMB 25. Starts at 8:30 p.m.
Dusted Youth @ Elephant Bar
凯风自南 @ Hemp House
Acoustic session from Luo Yousheng (罗友生, vocalist of Solspaceship). Support: Spin Coral (旋转珊瑚). RMB 20. Starts at 10 p.m.
SATURDAY | APRIL 24
Nonstop Bike Ride to Leshan @ the road
301.7km Chengdu-Leshan-Chengdu bike ride, finish in 20 hours. RMB 80. Starts at 4 a.m.
Call Hans 13880710998 or email email@example.com
Tree @ Kaffe Stugan
Tree exhibition opening with Kyungjia Yeun. Swedish & Korean snacks and free coffee from 3 to 5 p.m.
Killing Game @ I Coffee
Popular game among Chengdu's young people. RMB 15. Starts at 7 p.m.
Asian Superstar NOW @ Chengdu Stadium
Hong Kong & Taiwan pop singers—Nicholas Tse, Richie Jen, Dawn, Coco Lee, Kelly Chen, Joey Yung, Emil Chau & Gigi Leung. RMB120-1580. Starts at 8 p.m.
Stop Gap @ Little Bar
Here they come again—Mike TV, the most popular punk-pop band from the U.K. is back in China after a year's absence. Don't miss them if you are a Green Day fan. Support: Ashtemato (绊脚石) RMB 30. Starts at 8 p.m.
Chengdoo Citylife Magazine 3rd Anniversary @ Mooney's Bar
80's themed party. Food & drink specials. Open terrace. Lucky draw. Live Music and DJ. Free entrance. Starts at 9 p.m.
SUNDAY | APRIL 25
2010 Red Dress Charity Run @ Tianfu Square
RMB100, students (with valid, local student ID): RMB80, children under 14: RMB50 (includes entrance fee, beer and non-alcoholic drinks during the run, a free T-shirt [not guaranteed for those who registered after April 15], dinner, and a free beer at the after party!). After party at the Shamrock, 6pm. Band, drink specials, and a raffle (all proceeds go to charity). RSVP required. Starts at 2.30 p.m.
Drum Party @ Jambo Africa House
Bring your own drum, get a free beer (sorry, you can only get one free beer even if you bring a whole set of drums). Every Sunday, free entrance.
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.
Scotty Wright @ Mooney's Bar
Live Jazz. Free entrance. Starts at 9 p.m. Monday, 26 April.
Salsa Dance @ Carol's by the River
Salsa night with dance instructor. Free entrance. Starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday, 27 April.
Solidaz @ Mooney's Bar
Live pop from New Zealand. Free entrance. Starts at 9.30 p.m. Tuesday, 27 April.
Pool Competition & Ladies Night @ Carol's by the River
Choice of two house wines. Wednesday, 28 April.
"Wine me up" @ Mooney's Bar
Free flow wine while you dine or any steak purchase. And Solidaz, Live pop from New Zealand, play at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, 28 April.
Proximity Butterfly @ Sichuan Normal University
Psychedelic Rock. Starts at 8 p.m. Thursday, 29 April.
From Aladdin to Snow White @ Sichuan University
Disney's Portrayal of Race and Gender lecture with Erica Bender. Open to the public. Free entrance. The lecture will last 45 minutes to an hour and be followed by a 15-minute Q&A. Starts at 7:15 p.m. in Sichuan University's Fundamental Teaching Building (ji chu jiao xue lou), Section C, Lecture Theatre 102. Thursday, 29 April.
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