The 10 Best Things to Do This Week in Guangzhou

By That's Guangzhou, October 28, 2019

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That’s Guangzhou takes a look at the best events of the week: 


Mon & Wed, Oct 28 & 30: Give Me Five 

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On the 5th, 15th and 25th of the month as well as on Monday and Wednesday of every week, patrons can choose from a selection of bottled beers, each priced at only RMB5, or enjoy a free flow of house wine at RMB55 per person at LN Hotel Five’s Roof Top Bar. Live music will accompany the nights of your drunken reveling, with a resident band performing a dynamic range of tunes. 

Mon & Wed Oct 28 & 30, 5.30-8.30pm. Roof Top Bar. See event listing


Thu, Oct 31: Spooktacular Halloween Bash 

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Put on your scariest Halloween costume and come to this bangin’ all-you-can-drink Halloween event at the Roof Top Bar. Expect themed cocktails, house wines, local beers, snacks and a delectable assortment of barbecue, as well as live music from the hotel’s resident band. 

Oct 31, 6-9pm; RMB498 for two. Roof Top Bar. See event listing


Thu, Oct 31: Andy Tubman 

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Hailing from Nashville, singer-songwriter Andy Tubman is good at creating lifting melodies and sensual grooves. His experience as a licensed music therapist helped to forge his personal marks on heartfelt and inspiring songs like ‘Quite Inside.’ 

Thu Oct 31, 8pm; RMB120 presale, RMB260 VIP. T:union. See event listing. Tickets


Fri, Nov 1: You Are What You Eat – Perspectives on Nutrition 

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It seems like every day there is a new headline in the media about what or how we eat. Buzzwords like ‘keto’ and ‘intermittent fasting,’ among other nutrition trends can make health and wellbeing seem confusing. On Friday, a lively and informative discussion on nutrition will be held at Guangzhou International Sourcing Center Suite 1801. Listen to panelists, including Dr. Kate Gaynor, the family medicine physician and general manager at Guangzhou United Family Hospital, and Kara Wutzke, founder of K2Fit, discuss a multitude of health topics and answer questions from the audience. Contact Yien Wu via email at ywu@amcham-southchina.org for more information about the event. 

Fri Nov 1, 4-5.30pm; free admission. Guangzhou International Sourcing Center. See event listing. Register here

Thu Oct 31, 8pm; RMB120 presale, RMB260 VIP. T:unionSee event listingTickets


Fri-Sun, Nov 1-3: Singularity Festival

sing.jpgEstablished in 2017, Singularity Festival (SPF), formerly known as Brain Balloon which promoted and educated indie artistic creations, was originally founded by Singularity Plan® (founded by ETH and co-founded by Walka), an art project that dedicates its love to independent illustrations, comics and manga. This weekend, Singularity Plan® will open its Art Sharing show with the fine folks of Guangzhou at Party Pier. During this three-day festival, artists will engage with the audience for in-depth communication regarding art pieces and presentation. Every exhibition will have its own exhibitors to explore and experience more artistic dimensions.

Fri-Sun, Nov 1-3, 11am-9pm; Early bird tickets RMB50, regular tickets RMB70. Media SpaceSee event listing. Register here


Sat, Nov 2: Alan Walker: Aviation Tour 

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Donning his trademark mask and hoodie, Walker has made quite a name for himself in the music world, with more than 15 billion audio and video streams worldwide as well as around 40 million followers on social media. The Norwegian artist, DJ and producer is expected to perform his hit tracks, as well as music from his first album, Different World, which dropped at the end of 2018. The EDM maven has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the business, including Bruno Mars, Miley Cyrus, Sia and Avicii. Continuously listed as one of the top 100 most popular artists on Spotify, some of his more popular singles include ‘On My Way,’ ‘Alone,’ ‘All Falls Down’ and ‘Diamond Heart.’ 

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Sat Nov 2, 8pm; RMB380-1,080. Foshan International Sports & Cultural Arena. See event listing. Click here or scan the QR code above to purchase tickets. 


Sat, Nov 2: We Lost the Sea China Tour

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Sydney-based instrumental band We Lost the Sea are known for crushing guitar noise with dark melodic atmospherics. Their live shows are an aural journey packed with emotion, drifting highs and intense, crushing lows. During their China tour, the Australian group will be performing powerful tunes from their latest album Triumph and Disaster, in which the band try to talk about climate crisis, overconsumption, isolation and the loss of love and trust. 

Sat Nov 2, 8.30pm; RMB100 presale, RMB120 door. T:union. See event listing. Tickets


Sat & Sun, Ongoing: Learn Chinese in a Fun Way 

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Bring your kid to a Chinese class designed for children aged 5 to 14 years old. At this fun and engaging class, kids will learn ni hao, zai jian and other basic phrases and practical sentences by an experienced teacher from an international school. For more information, add Teresa_hmy on WeChat. 

Sat & Sun ongoing, various times. Clifford School. See event listing


Sun, Nov 3: Rachael Yamagata 

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American independent singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata isn’t just famous in the US – a number of her songs have been adapted and sung by well-known Chinese musicians as well. Thanks to her smooth vocals (check out her single ‘Paper Doll’), Yamagata has gained positive reviews in the media and immense support from her fans, who dig her consolable music. 

Sun Nov 3, 2.30pm; RMB380. T:union. See event listing. Tickets


Ongoing: ‘Withdraw to Look In’ Exhibition

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Artist Kelly Liu boasts maturity and calmness beyond her age. She began to draw at 3 years old and has immersed herself in the world of art for more than 20 years. A prolific artist, Liu persistently explores the relationship between art and the human mind. Her works have progressed from focusing on self-research in the early stages to paying more attention to the experience and feelings of her audience. 

Closed Tue, 12.30-6.30pm. Sisi’s Back Garden Art Gallery. See event listing


For more things to do in Guangzhou, check out our Events Section.

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[Cover image via Showstart, Alan Walker/Facebook, Rachael Yamagata/Facebook, Pixabay]

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