What's Up Shenzhen: August 29-September 4

By That's PRD, August 29, 2016

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That's PRD takes a look at the best of the week:

August 30: Green Trivia Night 


Test your eco-wits and show off your green guru knowledge! Prizes from Green Room and Jenergy Juice Cleanse for the winning team, plus green celebrity status from here to Hong Kong!

Game rules:

1) Teams must be no less than three people and no more than five people.

2) At least two people from your team must make a dinner reservation between 6.30-8pm

3) No mobile phone use during the game.

August 30, 6.30pm; free entry. Green Room. See event listing.

August 31: Family for Italy


A multicolored family of Shenzheners decided to make this charity group to collect money to send to the Italian Red Cross after the earthquake in central Italy. The event will happen this Wednesday in Baia (BBC) Futian at 7pm, where people will collect money via WeChat or cash.

August 31, 7pm; free entry. Baia Burger Concept. See event listing.

September 2: Pg.lost 


The Swedish instrumentalists pg.lost will present their brand-new album Versus to kick-off September. The band built a studio in the woods in Sweden and recorded their most mature studio record to date. Versus may go down in post-rock history books for breaking the genre’s boundaries. Some have called Versus a true post-rock masterpiece, worth a listen for any of the genre’s fans.                                                 

September 2, 8.30pm; RMB100 presale, RMB120 at door. B10 Live. See event listing.

September 2-3: See U, Vbar! 


Vbar is briefly closing for renovations and bar staff are honored to invite you to attend the farewell party! All beers are buy-one-get-one free and there will be a 50 percent discount on listed bottled liqueur and wine. Guests also stand a chance to win some cool prizes in the lucky draw.

September 2-3, 8pm; free entry. Vbar. See event listing

September 3: Huun Huur Tu


Huun-Huur-Tu is a musical group from Tuva, a Russian republic situated on the Mongolian border. This legendary band will present Shenzheners with their delightful folk music. The group has fascinated devotees with the phenomenon of throat-singing, in which a single vocalist produces two or even three notes simultaneously, by selectively amplifying harmonics naturally present in their voice.

September 3, 8.30pm; RMB150 presale, RMB200 at door. B10 LiveSee event listing.

September 3: Drunken Poets' Night


Take your favorite quill and lie on paper the poems you wish to share with others aficionados on the poem wall. Team up and try to translate Chinese poetry into English. Enjoy an ice-cold glass of absinthe, the favorite alcohol of poets, to quench your thirst after reciting your favorite poem on the open mic. Or you could drown yourself with wine and beer until you feel confident enough to write your own poems!

Sep 3, 8pm; RMB50 for early birds, RMB70 at the door. EnnoSpace. See event listing.

Sep 4: Black Panther


As one of the oldest rock bands in China, Black Panther is a must-see band for fans of Chinese rock.

September 4, 10pm; RMB380-1,580. Shenzhen Poly Threater. See event listing.

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