The 15 Best Things to Do This Week in Shenzhen

By That's PRD, September 11, 2017

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


September 12: Private Dinner & Wine Event at Tino's Private Kitchen

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FlashParties is offering 25 percent off the bill at new restaurant Tino's Private Kitchen. The Tuesday deal includes a buffet with both Chinese and Western food, free flow wine and live music. Save your spot by adding WeChat ID 'hiroyoshida' and sending the message 'RSVP for Tino's.'

Sep 12, 6.30pm; RMB126 after discount. Tino's Private Kitchen. See event listing.


September 12: Cantus Choir at Shenzhen Concert Hall

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Originally started as a student singing group, Cantus has evolved into one of America’s best vocal ensembles while developing a tradition of fostering upcoming talent to create innovative shows that strive for audience engagement. Featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert, Cantus will bring their unique vocal stylings to Shenzhen.

Sep 12, 8pm; RMB80-380. Shenzhen Concert Hall. See event listing. Tickets.


September 13-14: Swan Lake by the Russian State Ballet

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This stately ballet troupe will grace Shenzhen with their technically impressive rendition of Swan Lake. The Russian Ballet is defined by clean and simple movements that manage to avoid robotic motions, and Swan Lake is the seminal Russian ballet performance. 

Sep 13-14, 8pm; RMB180-880. Shenzhen Children's PalaceSee event listing. Tickets.


September 14: TOY China Tour and Afterparty

English indie band TOY have a sound that falls somewhere between psychedelic rock, shoegaze and post-punk, earning them nods from both The Guardian and NME. On the Shenzhen stop of their China tour, they'll be playing two sets: an official concert at B10 Live (8.30pm), followed by an afterparty at the cushy new Hard Rock Cafe (11pm).

Sep 14, 8.30pm, 11pm. RMB150 presale, RMB200 door. B10 Live. Hard Rock Cafe. See event listings. Tickets.


September 15: Ladies Night Special at La Maison

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Located in the heart of Shekou and providing a low-key ambience, La Maison is bringing a ladies night deal like no other! Ladies get one special cocktail, along with other discounts. On top of that there will be a lucky draw including offers of 10 percent off the bill, all the way up to all expenses paid.

Sep 15, 7pm; free entry. La Maison. See event listing.


September 15: Shenzhen Stories Presents 'Adapt'

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The September edition of this fan-favorite event will once again see residents share stories, in English, about deeply personal, sometimes revelatory experiences. Organizer Trey Hobbs on this month's theme: "We are going to be hearing stories about people taken out of their comfort zone and forced to adapt, evolve, change, and survive in their new circumstances."

Sep 15, 7.30pm; free entry. Sculpting in Time Cafe (Shekou). See event listing.


September 15: Magma On Party at Dolores Park

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Bionic bar Magma is bringing the party to Dolores Park with an international trio of DJs: Sam Lai, Nu White and Mayor Lucas. Partygoers can enjoy a mix of deep house and techno late into the night.

Sep 15, 9.30pm; free entry. Dolores ParkSee event listing.


September 15: ChildHood Land Hip Hop Party at Dazzle Club

Reminisce about your younger years with a show by Hong Konger Al Rocco, who cut his teeth in Brooklyn and has since brought his singular rapping ability to Shanghai and the rest of the mainland. Rapper Blow Fever will also take to the stage, with marketing machine DJ Luce laying down beats.

Sep 15; free entry before 10pm, RMB100. Dazzle Club. See event listing.


September 15-October 15: Paris Reinvents Itself Exhibition

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In a watery future, sea levels have risen, forcing Paris to adapt to the world of 2100. This fictional project looks at how Paris might respond in the future with Et Alors studio displaying 20 city maps showing how Paris would need to change.

Sep 15-Oct 15; free. OCT Wetland - West Gate. See event listing.


September 16: TCM Tour of Nantou Ancient City

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Shenzhen HarMoniCare Women & Children’s Hospital is offering a TCM-themed tour of the nearby Nantou Ancient City. What does that mean, exactly? Besides learning about historic buildings, you and family/friends can enjoy an essential oil massage, enter to win a lucky draw 'Physical Examination Package for Women' prize worth RMB13,800 and more. RSVPs are required; for more information and to book, contact Mr. Cosmo (138 0969 9279).

Sep 16, 9.30am-1.30pm; RMB100 adults, free for kids. HarMoniCare Women & Children's Hospital. See event listing.


September 16: Batting Cage Deal at Swing Cage

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Enjoy an RMB100 all-you-can-hit batting cage deal, plus 10 percent off burgers and beer from Hotties Burger this Saturday. Beginners are welcome – instructors will be on hand to shape your swing. RSVP by contacting WeChat ID 'hiroyoshida.'

Sep 16, 12-2pm; RMB100. Swing Cage. See event listing.


September 16: The Wynners 'Never Say Goodbye' Concert

Formed in 1973, The Wynners were originally an English-language Hong Kong singing group. Group members went their separate ways, with some going on to lay the early foundations for Cantopop. Never officially disbanded, The Wynners regularly hold reunion concerts. 

Sep 16, 7.30pm; RMB480-1,680. Shenzhen Bay Sports Center. See event listing. Tickets.


Until September 16: Enter Lucky Draw for OneRepublic, WWE Live China Tickets

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OneRepublic is playing in Hong Kong on September 19, while Shenzhen's first WWE Live China event is happening on the 17th. The Terrace is giving away two tickets to both (plus gift cards worth RMB500 and RMB1,000) in a lucky draw event that concludes at midnight, September 16. To enter, share this article on WeChat Moments, get 50 likes, screenshot your post and send it to public account 'Terrace SZ.' Then visit The Terrace when the lucky draw ends to see if you were one of five lucky winners.

Until midnight, Sep 16; free entry. The Terrace. See event listing.


September 17: The 13th 2017 Shenzhen International Coastal Cleanup Day

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The 13th Coastal Cleanup Day welcomes people of all ages and nationalities who are interested in helping clean up Shenzhen's beaches. Volunteers will pick up trash in Dameisha, while divers do a similar sweep of the nearby ocean floor. To sign up to help the environment, fill in and submit this online application form.

Sep 17, 1.30-5.30pm; free entry. Dameisha Seaside Park. See event listing.


September 17: WWE Live China in Shenzhen

This wrestling extravaganza is coming to Shenzhen for the first time ever on September 17. The event marks WWE’s return to China following last year’s show at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai. Fans will be able to see their favorite WWE stars including AJ Styles and Charlotte Flair.

Sep 17, 7.30pm; RMB680-2,080. Shenzhen Bay Sports Center. See event listing. Tickets.


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