The 12 Best Things to Do in Shenzhen This Week

By That's PRD, June 12, 2017

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


June 14: Jonna & Sam at MOD Bar

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Jonna and Sam's combination of acoustic guitar and voice will be a regular act at MOD for the next few Wednesdays. The duo performs blues- and folk-infused covers, including some fan favorites. There'll also be drink specials on Vedett and house wine.

Jun 14, 8-10pm; free entry. MOD Bar. See event listing.


June 16: PechaKucha Night, Volume #34

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PechaKucha is a method of presenting where speakers show 20 slides, each one lasting 20 seconds. The theme of this PechaKucha night is 'ephemeral certitude,' contrasting the eternal with more short-lived experiences. Besides allowing you to address spiritual matters, the price of entry includes one free drink.

Jun 16, 8-10.30pm; RMB50. N+ Community. See event listing.


June 16: 'Deep in Your Love' DJ Rae at Pepper Club

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Rae's combination of live performance and DJing has impressed audiences around the world. Her 2015 collaboration with DJ SKT, 'Take Me Away,' became both a top 20 hit in the UK charts and a club anthem. Come to Pepper before 10pm to see her act for free.

Jun 16, 10pm; free entry before 10pm, RMB60 presale, RMB100 at the door. Pepper Club. See event listing.


June 17: That's Food and Drink Tasting at the 7th Day

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For our next Food and Drink Tasting event, That's is partnering with The 7th Day to offer readers a brunch deal. This Saturday, RMB150 gets you a full set meal that includes a grilled vegetable salad, main course and a beverage. In addition, all guests will be greeted with a free Estrella Galicia beer as a 'welcome drink.' Find more details here. To RSVP, message the WeChat account ThatsShenzhen with your name, phone number and how many people you're bringing.

Jun 17, 12-2.30pm; RMB150 presale, RMB180 at the door. The 7th Day. See event listing.


June 17: Shenzhen's Second White Collar Fight Night

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White-collar boxing gives the business, finance and tech workers of the city a venue to throw a few punches while networking and promoting their ventures. Only amateurs have been accepted before going through rigorous training to get them ready for the ring. The last event was a who’s who of Shenzhen, with the second set to be even bigger.

Jun 17, 7pm; RMB500. Chunmanyuan Restaurant. See event listing.


June 17: Mr. C at Demo Club

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This British 'pioneer of tech house and acid house' will be performing from 12-2am at the latest addition to Coco Park's nightlife scene, Demo Club. Mr. C is a veteran in the world of house music, and still continues to create danceable beats: his latest album was released just this year. Supporting DJs at the club will play black/deep house as well as dark pop house.

Jun 17, 10pm; free entry. Demo Club. See event listing.


June 17: Arius at Club Sector

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Arius is a duo centered on creating bass music. Since their formation in 2013, they've become one of the hottest bass groups in California, with close to 500,000 fans on Facebook and 300,000 Youtube followers.

Jun 17, 10pm. Club Sector. See event listing.


June 17: Sharam at Pepper Club

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Sharam Tayebi is an American DJ who specializes in house music. Having made his name in the underground scene in Washington, D.C., and created several danceable hits, he's set to play in Shenzhen this Saturday.

Jun 17, 10pm. Pepper Club. See event listing.


June 17: Tattoo Party at The Terrace

Tattoo-Party.jpgInked or not, all partiers can get into the theme at The Terrace's next party. Temporary tattoos, in either paint or sticker form, will be available to everyone who goes.

Jun 17, 10pm; free entry. The Terrace. See event listing.


June 18: Flash Brunch at Caroline by Les 5 Chef's

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The all-you-can-eat brunch deal above is available for FlashParties members. To join, send a request to WeChat ID 'hiroyoshida' or simply ask for the flash brunch group upon arrival at the restaurant.

Jun 18, 10.30am-2pm; RMB160. Caroline by Les 5 Chef's. See event listing.


June 18: PK14 China Tour

Few bands have solidified a space for themselves in the Chinese rock narrative and its evolution over the past few decades like PK14. Active for more than 20 years, the foursome have grown from a plucky DIY punk troupe in Nanjing to an act often cited as the most influential band in China. Buy tickets here.

Jun 18, 8.30pm; RMB100 presale, RMB150 at the door. B10 Live. See event listing.


Ongoing: 15 Percent off Combos at Poke-Doke

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Poke-doke (see our full review here) specializes in Hawaiian poke bowls. That's readers can get 15 percent off combos (Classic Hawaiian Salmon, Korean Spicy Salmon or Spicy Mayo Crab Poke Bowls, each paired with a fresh coconut) on weekends simply by showing a staff member our event listing. Poke bowls are served with a white rice base, which diners can ask to substitute with mixed greens.

Jun 6-Jul 31 (weekends only); free entry. Poke-doke. See event listing.


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