THURSDAY: Ladies' Night @ Mooney's Irish Pub. Free white wine for ladies all night.
THURSDAY: Salsa class @ Carol's Too. Starts at 8 p.m.
THURSDAY: Cocktail special @ Shamrock. 15-kuai cocktails.
THURSDAY: Min Tian @ Blue Roof Gallery. One-year anniversary exhibition of the 5.12 earthquake. Through June 7.
FRIDAY: Yiyu CD @ New Little Bar. Heavy metal. Starts at 8 p.m. Entrance: 20 RMB.
Metalheads Yiyu grind it at Little Bar tomorrow night.
FRIDAY: Second Home @ Xiong Mao. Installation art by Park Junghyun. Starts at 9 p.m. PLUS: TNT No. 5 (Breakbeat, electro with D. Bassman and Andy Mac. 10 p.m.) Entrance: 20 RMB.
Installation art explores concepts of home at Xiongmao, followed by TNT DJ night.
FRIDAY: Little Spoon @ Indie Coffee. Live local folk duo. Starts at 9 p.m. Free entrance.
FRIDAY: Heineken Night @ Hemp House. Music by Zhu Xiaolong and friends. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance: 30 RMB includes one free Heineken.
FRIDAY: DJ Gavin @ Cafe Panam(e). Soul and funk. Starts at 10 p.m. Free entrance.
SATURDAY: Chengdu Sports Aid Half Marathon and 10K. Starts at Renmin Nan Lu, just outside of 3rd Ring Road. Register on or before May 9, 7 a.m. Contact Kelly at kellyponton [AT] gmail [DOT] com or 13438256069. Cost: 50 RMB, 60 RMB w/ brunch. More information here.
SATURDAY: Dao Chu Luan Gao @ 37 Degrees Bar. Experimental folk. Starts at 7 p.m. Entrance 20 RMB.
SATURDAY: Ai @ Machu Picchu. Memorial folk concert for 5.12 earthquake. Starts at 8 p.m. Entrance: 30 RMB.
SATURDAY: APLUS @ New Little Bar. Live hip hop w MC Big Zoo, Sleepy Cat, K-Bo, T-Jack, Answer, J Fat and Shady. Starts at 8 p.m. Entrance: 25 RMB.
SATURDAY: Magic Party @ Backyard Game Bar. Trade tricks with other magic lovers. Buy 2 Tsingdao beer and get 1 free! Starts at 8 p.m. Free entrance.
SATURDAY: Drink specials @ Dave's Oasis. 10 RMB beer & shots 'til 10 p.m.
SATURDAY: TMD Saturdays @ Nueva Musica. Cheap mix drinks, beer, sangria and limited free-flow Smirnoff plus DJs Wu, R-sun, Antz, Braedon and Marty B. Starts at 9 p.m. Entrance: 30 RMB or win free tickets from GoChengdoo!
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SATURDAY: Little Spoon @ Indie Coffee. Live local folk duo. Starts at 9:40 p.m. Free entrance.
SATURDAY: Bob Marley Reggae Party @ Hemp House. Memorial party w three bands and DJ Just Charlie. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance: 25 RMB.
SATURDAY: Celebrity Party 2 @ Xiong Mao. Celebrity dress-up party. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance: 20 RMB (ladies free).
SATURDAY AFTERNOON Events
SATURDAY: Unforgettable @ 82 Gallery. Wenchuan Earthquake special photography exhibition. Through June 22. Free entrance.
SATURDAY: Urban Troubadours @ A Thousand Plateaus Gallery. Sino-French exhibition. Through June 10.
SATURDAY: Goodbye Utopia @ New Little Bar. Chinese documentary showing. Starts at 3 p.m. Free entrance.
SATURDAY: Chinglish Corner @ The Leg & Whistle. Social event for Chinese and English learners. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free entrance.
SATURDAY: Esperanto Corner @ Dongfang Tea House, Tangba Street. Social event for speakers of Esperanto. 2 to 6 p.m. Entrance: 3 RMB (incl. cup of tea).
SUNDAY: Cinema Night @ Café Panam(e). Hosted by Michal. Starts at 6:30 p.m.
SUNDAY: Solo performance w Bodo @ Shamrock. Starts at 9 p.m. Free entrance.
FRESH ARTICHOKES! @ Del Mar Restaurant. Whole or added to your dish for only 12 RMB each. Every day in April. Del Mar is also adding new items to the menu, including tapas (8 to 30 RMB) and a 6-RMB new Tsingdao beer promotional price.
Chengdu, Chengdu @ Gallery 82. Chengdu-inspired street photography. Solo exhibition with Qi Hong. Daily, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through June 8. Free entrance.
Graduate Student Exhibition @ Sichuan University, Wangjang Area, Wenhua Building (四川大学望江校区文华楼). Various media including photography, painting, and short films by Chuan Da students. Through June 12.
Proximity Butterfly @ Machu Picchu. Psychedelic rock. May 16. Starts at 9 p.m. Entrance: 20 RMB
White Party @ Xiong Mao. The first of two parties to celebrate Xiongmao's one-year anniversary. Friday, May 15, starts at 10 p.m. Free entrance.
Black Party @ Xiong Mao. The second night. Xiongmao's one-year anniversary. Saturday, May 16th. Starts at 10 p.m. Free entrance.
United Colors of Music III @ Xiong Mao. Three floors of music and dancing. 20 gazillion DJs and almost as many MCs. Friday, May 22, starts at 10 p.m.
Tong Dang @ Manrao Coffee (Sichuan Music Conservatory, Xindu). Emo band. May 13, starts at 8 p.m. Entrance: 20 RMB. 新都区 四川音乐学院川音小区曼娆
Your Secondhand Life @ Hemp House. Secondhand and flea market. Join us for thrifting, flea-ing, live music, performances, workshops! Voted one the best community events by CHENGDOO citylife readers. Sunday, May 24, starts at 2 p.m.
DIY fest Your Secondhand Life comes to town later this month.
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