THURSDAY | JUNE 24
Kit陈+Leigh巴 @ Jah Bar
Finally, they escaped from Peru. Kit陈 + Leigh巴 will perform their unique fusion of pop, classical, and acoustic music—"Plastic"—at Jah Bar (don't go to Machu Picchu!). RMB20. Starts at 10 p.m.
FRIDAY | JUNE 25
Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land @ Sichuan University
This certifiable classic—a tense suspense thriller in the guise of a new-form political documentary—begins in 1988, when Burma's military junta brutally shot and killed 3,000 demonstrators, imprisoned opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and outlawed independent journalism. Oscar nominated documentary Burma VJ: Reporter i et lukket land is playing at the Institute of Anthropology, Sichuan University (Sichuan Daxue Renlei Yanjiusuo, enter from the east door of the Chuanda History Museum). Free entrance. Starts at 7 p.m.
SATURDAY | JUNE 26
Nothing: We Are Not the Master of Everything @ NO.10 Gallery of Art
Contemporary art exhibit opening. Free entrance. From June 26- July 27.
Chicago @ Elephant Bar
Musical Chicago starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger, and Richard Gere. Free entrance. Started at 2:30 p.m.
Emergency Attendance @ Little Bar
Since the Shanghai band Boys Climbing Ropes canceled, three local rock bands are stepping in to save the day on short notice. These firemen are Ashtemato, Tree and Colour (树与颜色), and Founding (育婴堂). RMB30. Starts at 8 p.m.
Traffic Light Party II @ Lan Town
DJ Marco, sexy techno and house. Wear green if you are single, red if you don't want to be disturbed. RMB10. Starts at 10 p.m.
SUNDAY | JUNE 27
Red Track @ Eight and a Half Bar
Chinese documentary Red Track (红跑道) focuses on the life of young gymnasts. The film won the jury award at the Silverdocs Festival in the U.S. Free entrance. Starts at 2 p.m.
The First Southwest Universities Graduates Exhibition @ West Village Lifestyle Center
Southwest University graduates exhibition. Contemporary art with paintings, installations & sculptures. Daily 10 a.m. - 6.30 p.m. Through July 3.
Dreaming of Plateau @ Eight and a Half Bar
Documentaries about the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Starts at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday through July 7. Free entrance.