The 8 Best Things to Do This Week in Shenzhen

By That's Shenzhen, July 22, 2019

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

Thu, Jul 25: Great & Glamor Ladies Night

Image via Residence G

Looking for a great event to meet other people in Shenzhen? Interested in the jewlery business and entrepreneurship? Come meet some inspiring ladies this Thursday and enjoy a free flow of French sparkling wine and a delicious hors d'oeuvre buffet. Guest speaker Rahile Adil, founder of Proluxe Jewelry, will be speaking about her exciting career in the diamond industry, and how she spearheaded development of the Chinese market for a major American player in the industry. This is your night. Don’t be shy, be glamorous!

Thu Jul 26, 7pm; RMB250 limited seats. Residence G Shenzhen. See event listing. Tickets.

Fri, Jul 26: Cult Rap King

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Oil Club

Spectacles of Sounds is proud to announce what is set to be one of the biggest nights of hip-hop and trap to hit Shenzhen this year, with three much-buzzed American artists landing at Oil Club for the final leg of their China tour. The evening features visionaries of cult rap Deniro Farrar, his protege Trent the Hooligan along with Brooklyn thirst trap queen DonMonique. Be sure to get there early. 

Fri Jul 26, 8pm; RMB100 early bird, RMB120 at the door. Oil Club. See event listing. Tickets

Sat, Jul 27: Bionic Monthly Charity Tap

Image via Bionic Brew

This month’s Bionic Charity Tap will go towards supporting the local community to help raise funds for a rescued dog, Robin. For the month of July, RMB5 of every Bionic Mango Sour pint purchased will go to help Robin with his recovery and surgery. Saturday will be fundraising day, where Bionic will double the donation by giving a RMB10 per Mango Sour pint purchased. Karuna Rescue, who originally rescued Robin, will also bring cats and dogs that need a new home. Hope to see you there on the fundraising day!

Sat Jul 27, 7pm; free entry. Bionic Brew. See event listing

Sat, Jul 27: Doctor Tiger Improv Comedy Show

Image via 247 Tickets

You forgot to buy a one year anniversary gift and you're meeting your girlfriend in an hour. You've invited your friends to taste your world-famous pancakes but realize last minute that you have run out of vanilla powder. Your boss asked you to take over an important customer presentation but you don't know all the products. What do you do? Improvise! See Doctor Tiger in action on July 27 at 7.30pm at Chuan Shuo, where stories unfold, relationships evolve and places materialize through the wonderful world of improv. It's gonna be real cozy. Be prepared to laugh to tears!

Sat Jul 27, 7.30pm; RMB80 early bird, RMB100 at the door. Chuan Shuo. See event listing. Tickets

Until Aug 4: Design Society: Values of Design

Image via Design Society

July will be the last full month of Design Society’s inaugural site-specific exhibition, Values of Design. This exhibition presents a broad exploration of designs across time and space, boasting pieces drawn from the V&A’s major collections of fashion, photography, furniture, graphic design, theater and performance. The exhibition features over 250 objects from 900 CE to the present, which originate from 31 different countries, to frame a global debate about how design is valued and how values shape design.

Until Aug 4, 10am-8.30pm (Sun-Thu), 10am-9.30pm (Fri-Sat); RMB50. Sea World Culture and Arts CenterSee event listing. Tickets.

Until Aug 28: Amazing Animals Exhibition


Bring your curious little ones to National Geographic’s Amazing Animals exhibit at MixC World! The exhibit is geared towards your children aged 3 to 12 years old. Learn all about the wonderful creatures and animals through dozens of themed, interactive and bilingual exhibits ranging from cats and camels to porcupines and penguins. 

Until Aug 28, 10am-10pm (Sun-Thu), 10am-10.30pm (Fri-Sat); RMB89-259. Advent Children's Museum. See event listing. Tickets

Until Sept 30: Y-COMIC-X?

Image by Phoebe Kut/That’s

Curated by Design Society, Y-Comic-X? showcases the story of China through the evolution of Chinese comics, displaying more than 400 local works from 85 comic artists and including 73 original drawings in chronological order. This exhibition is composed of six chapters: Early Comics and Comic Strips, The Golden Age of Comic Strips, External Influences on Chinese Comics, Globalization and Digitization of Chinese Comics, Independent Spirit and Comics in the Multimedia Age. It presents the evolution of Chinese comics as a unique form of narration. 

Until Sept 30, 10am-7pm (Mon-Fri), 10am-9pm (Sat-Sun); RMB40-80. Sea World Art and Culture Center. See event listing. Tickets.

Until Oct 13: Paestum: A City of the Ancient Mediterreanean

Image via Nanshan Musem

Located in the southeast of Naples, Italy, Paestum occupies an important position in the history of Western culture. It is a combination of three civilizations: Ancient Greece, Lucania and Rome, which provides Western scholars with an opportunity to uncover the historical origins of Western architecture. This exhibition features 134 exquisite artifacts from the Paestum Archaeological Park in Italy, including murals, statues, architectural components, painted pottery, bronze vessels and more. With traditional displays, real-life models, 3D projection and other audio-visual presentations, a panoramic image of ancient Paestum is painted, so that the audience can be immersed and feel the civilization of Ancient Greece. 

Tue-Sun Until Oct 13, 10am-6pm; free entry. Nanshan Museum. See event listing

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[Cover image via Oil Club, Phoebe Kut/That’s, Residence G, Advent Children's Museum

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