FRIDAY | MARCH 18
Dancing Fish @ Cafe Paname
With DJ R Sun.
SATURDAY | MARCH 19
Bookworm Literary Festival 2011: When a Billion Chinese Jump @ Bookworm
In his travelogue 'When a Billion Chinese Jump: How China Will Save the World- or Destroy It' Jonathon Watts discusses the environmental impact of China today and the future. RMB50 (incl. 1 glass of wine or soft drink). Starts at 7.30 p.m. EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.
Reggae Party @ Hemp House
Reggae, Swing & Funk with DJ Fiete. RMB15. Starts at 9.30 p.m.
2nd hand market @ Machu Picchu
1:30 to 7 p.m.
The French & Rugby @ Shamrock
with THE French band & RBS 6 Nations.
Butler & Maid Costumes Party @ Underground
Free entrance. Starts at 7 p.m.
SUNDAY | MARCH 20
Bookworm Literary Festival 2011: Country Driving @ Bookworm
In his third China novel American writer and journalist Peter Hessler gives an unique overview of contemporary China through the prism of car mania.
RMB50 (incl. 1 glass of wine or soft drink). Starts at 7.30 p.m.
Akihiro Tanaka @ Little Bar
Japanese solo guitarist. Free entrance. Starts at 4 p.m.
Tea Rex: Gongfu Cha for the masses @ Lan Town
Bilingual Tea Tasting. Free entrance. Starts at 3 p.m.
Chengdu Contemporary Photography Exhibition @ Redstar 35 (Hongxing Lu No. 35, 9F)
With A Dou, Chen Chunlin, Feng Li, Li Jun, Liu Ke, Luo Dan, Luo Mingyi, Mu Ge, Qi Hong, Taca, Xu Liang, Yang Yi, Zhang Xiao. Free entrance. March 12 to 27, 10 a.m. to 12 noon & 2.30 to 5.30 p.m.
Not to be missed: Contemporary Chinese Art @ New Exhibition Center Wenxuan Art Gallery
With works by Zhang Xiaogang, Fang Lijun, Zhou Chunya, Wang Guangyi, Luo Zhongli, Yue Minjun, Xu Bing
Free entrance. March 18 to April 17
Bye, bye Rottenmudpit! @ Redstar 35 (Hongxing Lu No. 35)
Farewell solo exhibition of one of Chengdu's most talented illustrators & graphic designers. February 26 to March 20
Two roads diverged @ Re-C Art Space
North Village Independent Workshop exhibition. February 26 to March 19
Bookworm Literary Festival 2011: Red Dust Road @ Bookworm
In her Memoir "Red Dust Road" award-winning Jackie Kay from Uk tells her story of finding her Nigerian father. RMB50 (incl. 1 glass of wine or soft drink). Starts at 7.30 p.m. Monday, March 21
Bookworm Literary Festival 2011: In the Animation Industry: Creativity and International Collaboration @ Bookworm
Matt Vegh, the Canadian founder of indie publisher Middle Kingdom Studios, and author/creator of the successful SXD: Middle Kingdom will share his views on collaboration between foreign and local artists, having done so for the last 10 years in Sichuan. This evening will also mark the official launch his first publication bound for the international children's market, The Adventures of Andy and George. On hand will be two of his studio's premier artists providing both live demo and commissioned sketches on site for comic book, fantasy game play and cartoon fans. RMB50 (incl. 1 glass of wine or soft drink). Starts at 7.30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23
Bookworm Literary Festival 2011: China Inside Out 10 Irreversible Trends Re-shaping China and Its Relationship with the World @ Bookworm
China economic Review columnist Bill Dodson presents his no-nonsense guide to the internal forces that are propelling China, and provides a reasoned and balanced ground level analysis of the country's social and economic faultlines and stress points. RMB50 (incl. 1 glass of wine or soft drink). Starts at 7.30 p.m. Thursday March 24
Ladies Night @ Shamrock
Starts at 9 p.m. Friday, March 25
2nd hand market @ Morning Bar
with various bands & DJs. 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday, March 26
DJ Sheila @ Shamrock
Free entrance . 9 p.m. Saturday, March 26