That’s Guangzhou takes a look at the best events of the week:
Thu, Nov 7: Trivia Night at Hooley's
Join quizmaster Matt Bossons for 40-plus mind-bending questions on topics ranging from current events to pop culture, history to geography and everything in between. Basically, if you can identify all seven species of sea turtles, this quiz is for you. If you can’t identify turtles, this quiz is also for you, as there aren’t many turtle questions. The quiz kicks off at 8.30pm and the top three teams will receive boozy prizes courtesy of the good folks at Hooley’s Irish Pub.
Fri, Nov 8: Castle in the Sky Concert
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The classics of Japanese animation legend Hayao Miyazaki come to life this month at the Xinghai Concert Hall in an audiovisual extravaganza. Performers from some of the country’s best conservatories will come together to deliver a sensational, family-friendly musical rendering of such pioneering anime legends as Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro and Valley in the Sky.
Fri, Nov 8: Underground Baby
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Underground Baby always have something novel to offer their audience; they don’t follow the same pattern or routine. With over 40 shows on their 2019 tour, the Chinese punk-rock band are slated to play on Friday night in Guangzhou.
Fri-Sun, Nov 8-10: Le Rouge et le Noir
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Julien Sorel, the ambitious son of a carpenter in the village of Verrières, would rather read and daydream about the glorious victories of Napoleon’s long-disbanded army than work in his father’s timber business with his brothers, who beat him for his intellectual pretensions. Despite his rocky relationships at home, the young man has a wild romantic life: He has an affair with the mayor’s wife and later falls in love with the daughter of a marquis. This French musical offers viewers stunning musical scores and enchanting visuals, as well as a look at the rigid religious and social structures of 19th-century France.
Sat, Nov 9: Peppa Pig Live!
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Everyone's favorite pig is returning to Guangzhou to entertain fans with magic, balloons and all her usual mischief. This Chinese production is an adaptation from the original English version and will have Peppa Pig fill the stage in a new live musical show that's more fun than a muddy puddle! Mummy Pig has prepared a special treat, which includes new songs, games and surprises, and all of Peppa’s friends are invited to join in the celebration and create treasured memories.
Sat, Nov 9: Job Fair for Foreigners in Guangzhou
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One of China’s biggest and best job fairs for foreigners is taking place this November! Sponsored by ChinaJobs (run by the State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs), and with hundreds of employers and thousands of jobs to choose from, the Job Fair for Foreigners has been around for more than 10 years in China. It offers all kinds of employment opportunities for people looking for either full-time or part-time jobs, or just an internship. This is a great chance to connect with employers and find new opportunities in a friendly environment that is designed to put employers and job seekers together. The job fair is free to attend.
Sat, Nov 9: InterNations Rooftop Sunset Party
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Located on the 70th floor of the five-star Park Hyatt Guangzhou, the Roof Bar offers one of the most breathtaking views of downtown Guangzhou. Come to InterNations’ Sunset Party at this stunning hotel bar, where attendees will mingle with InterNations members while enjoying three hours of free-flow wine and food. Scan the QR code on the flyer in the event listing to sign up and get a discount.
Sun, Nov 10: Noumena
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A living token of Finland’s death metal scene, Noumena have six much-loved albums under their name over 20 years of rocking and rolling. Graceful female vocals coupling with deep-toned growling and Finnish characteristic tunes make their sound distinct. Check out this act on Sunday at SD Livehouse.
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