Photo by Leo Chen.
FRIDAY, June 12
China 150 photos @ Sichuan University
Chuan Da's "rising stars" of art; graduate students' work; installation art; design DIY; graffiti; plus photos from the China 150, the group of 150 Sichuan University students who were admitted to the State University of New York for one year of study as part of a special exchange program initiated after the 5.12 earthquake. Free entrance. Closes today. Wangjiang District, Wenhua Activity Ctr., 2nd Fl. (四川大学望江校区文华活动中心二楼大堂、迷宫及过渡空间)
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. Closes today.
Little Spoon @ Indie Coffee
Live local folk duo. Starts at 9 p.m. Free entrance.
Handprint @ Bookworm
Live jazz. Starts at 9 p.m. Free entrance.
Uyghur Music Party @ Hemp House
Takti Makan Band (塔克拉玛干) from Xinjiang + DJ Sam from Amsterdam. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance 10 RMB.
Latin Night @ Shamrock
Salsa, rhumba, chacha for grooving + moving to, along with a tropical-drinks specials. Starts at 10 p.m. Free entrance.
DJ Thomas @ Cafe Panam(e)
Rock, soul, reggae, funk. Starts at 10 p.m. Free entrance.
Minimal @ Xiongmao
DJ Geezer. Starts at 10 p.m. Free entrance.
Grasshoppers @ Chengdu Sports Stadium
(草蜢) Pop. Starts at 8 p.m. Tickets 80 to 880 RMB.
SATURDAY, June 13
Green Day @ Bookworm
Farmers' market, Kongfu tea and BBQ. Earth hour and acoustic music. Starts at 10:30 a.m.
Perdel on Babeltour @ New Little Bar
(巴别塔) Live rock w opening band 1645. Entrance: 30 RMB. Starts at 8 p.m.
Little Spoon @ Indie Coffee
Live local folk duo. Starts at 9:40 p.m. Free entrance.
Drink Specials @ Dave's Oasis
10 RMB beer & shots 'til 10 p.m.
Pink is Punk @ Xiongmao
DJs Jiongjiong and Tam. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance: 20 RMB. (Free entrance for those dressed in pink.)
Return of TMD Saturday @ Cotton Club
Free Long Island ice teas + Carlsberg from 10:30 p.m. until somebody spoils it by going to the toilet. DJs Wu, Charlie, R-Sun, Bread, and Rabbi. Starts at 10 p.m. Entrance: 30 RMB (Ladies free before 10).
TNT No. 7 @ Hemp House
DJs Andy Mac and D. Bassman. Starts at 10 p.m. Free entrance.
Heavy Metal Night @ Circle Live Pub
(极端金属之夜) Metal bands. Starts at 8 p.m. Entrance: 20 RMB.
SUNDAY, June 14
Perdel and Flea Market @ New Little Bar
Britpop and rock. Starts at 8 p.m. Entrance: 30 RMB.
Shamjam @ Shamrock
Solo performance. Starts at 3:30 p.m. Free entrance.
Half-Price Baked Goods @ Peter's Tex Mex
All locations. After 8 p.m.
All coffees 50% off with an order of 50 RMB or more.
Shamrock Drink Specials @ Shamrock
Coffees, fruit juices, hot drinks. 5 RMB to 15 RMB. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Plus 20 RMB lunch specials, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Landscape Ideologies @ A Thousand Plateaus
Chinese ink art w Margarita Saad and Ludwig together w Hao Liang, Liu Chuanhong and Yu Ai. Through June 15.
Unforgettable @ Gallery 82
Wenchuan Earthquake special photography exhibition. Through June 22. Free entrance.
Waste Time in Translation @ Cafe Panam(e)
Photo exhibition by Pierre Honore and Alexis Hoang. Through June 30. Free entrance.
Vegetarian Menu @ Grandma's Kitchen
New vegetarian and vegan items through June.
Pizza, Pasta, Lunch Specials @ Vera Napoli
15 to 20 RMB burgers and sandwich sets, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. All pasta dishes half-price all day every Tuesday. All pizzas half-price all day every Saturday. Through July 31.
Liangzi @ FC Bar (Wenjiang)
(亮子) Monday, June 15, 8:30 p.m. Entrance: 10 RMB.
Chengdu is Beautiful @ Jinsha Art Palace
Global Chinese music awards with Leon Lai, Aaron Kwok, Jay Chou, Zhang Ziyi, Joey Yung, Charlene Choi, Eason chan, Wang Lee Hom, Fang Datong. Friday, June 19, 7 p.m. Tickets 280 to 1680 RMB.
Krautpleaserz Tour @ Xiongmao
German Bold on tour. Dirty Elektro, drum'n'bass and dubstep. With DJ Joe and DJ/MC Marty McFly. Entrance: 15 RMB. Friday, June 19, 10 p.m.
The Verse @ New Little Bar
Funk. Saturday, June 20, 8 p.m. Entrance: 40 RMB.
Aloha @ Shamrock
Shamrock's annual beach party. Sand, Hawaiian shirts, Gidget meets Beach boys meets Elvis theme. Tropical drinks, BBQ, limbo + Chengdu's only mini beach! Come in swimsuit to receive a free drink. Prize for the best Hawaiian look. Saturday, June 20, 10 p.m. Free entrance.
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