That’s Shenzhen takes a look at the best of the weekend:
Thu, Feb 25: AustCham Thirsty Thursday
Make your way to AustCham’s signature Thirsty Thursdays! AusTrade William Lin and IDG Danny Ling will share some business insights for the year.
Fri, Feb 26: Tattoo Nights at DripLab
Get tatted by an awesome Brazilian artist Tati Tattoo, while sipping some cocktails. Afterparty at Favela, brought to you by Brass House and Drip Lab.
Fri Feb 26, 9pm; free entry. Drip Lab.
Until Fri, Feb 26: Willie
In celebration of Black History Month, Global Affairs Canada has teamed up with the US Department of State and the National Hockey League (NHL) to jointly launch a global screening of the acclaimed documentary Willie. Willie O’Ree is a Canadian who was the first black player in the NHL. The screening will be subtitled in Mandarin and available free online this week (until February 26) to those who register by scanning the QR code on the poster. During the week, there will also be online panel discussions with Willie O’Ree and Blake Bolden, the first black woman to play in the National Women’s Hockey League and current scout for the LA Kings.
Until Feb 26, free. Scan the QR code on the poster to watch.
Fri, Feb 26: Nie Xin Quintet
If you enjoy jazz in an intimate setting, head to this OCT-Loft venue.
Fri Feb 26, 9.30pm; RMB160-200. Roots House. Tickets.
Sat, Feb 27: 1st Shenzhen Improv Jam
Time to start the Year of the Ox with some serious laughter. This is the first Shenzhen Improv Jam of 2021. There will be three Shenzhen Improv teams that will bring you a night of fun and games. Creating scenes and stories based on your suggestions the improvisers will make sure this will be an unforgettable night. The three teams are the Couch Potatoes (Shenzhen’s newest troupe), ZIP (the short-form vets) and Domesticated Humans a long-form group.
Sat-Sun, Feb 27-28: Afrodance Workshop
AfroDance is a combination of movements and steps from the many great countries across Africa. The workshop will be taught by Saddie, a dance teacher and artist based in Guangzhou, originally from Rwanda. You’ll learn the foundation and basic techniques in Afro, more than 10 of the latest and most classic Afrodance steps, plus two choreographies.
Sat-Sun Feb 27-28, 3-5pm; RMB128 per day. Chegongmiao SJD studio
Sat, Feb 27: International Creative Sharing BBQ
This event is a platform for Chinese and international talent to share their creative ideas, products and services while building relations in Shenzhen.
Sat Feb 27, 4pm; RMB200-250. iMakerbase.
Sun, Feb 28: Coffee Seminar and Tasting
Image via Unsplash
Want to learn more about coffee? This instructional session will include small bites, and tastings of three different beans from Hanover’s roastery in Hunan plus tasting notes. Attendees will also receive a 10% meal discount if they stay for brunch after. RSVP and prepayment of RMB150 required. Spots limited. Sign up on Bon App or add WeChat ID: Wisefish99.
Sun Feb 28, 11am; RMB150. Hanover Coffee.
[Cover image via Domesticated Humans]