That’s Shenzhen takes a look at the best of the weekend:
Fri-Sat, Mar 19-20: Boogie Night
There will be a Campari brand ambassador at Ritz’s Curv Bar, go check for some top-knotch tipples.
Fri-Sat Mar 19-20, 8pm-midnight; free entry. The Ritz-Carlton Shenzhen.
Fri, Mar 19: Silicon Kure Night: Mickey Zhang
Mickey Zhang is one of the first and most successful electronic music producers and techno DJs in China. He’s even scored films that were presented at the Cannes Film Festival.
Sat, Mar 13: Applied Stoicism & CBT
Thinking can often pull us into traps of recursive sadness, anxiety, or just get us nowhere in particular. When did you last hear someone tell you, “You think too much!” Fear not. This Saturday you can learn tools for clear thinking that can help us overcome issues such as depression, anxiety, addiction and others. You’ll learn methods originally discovered by the ancient Greeks, but that have been updated by modern psychologists in the 20th century. Join and see where your mind takes you.
Sat Mar 20, 2pm; free entry. The Brew.
Sat, Mar 20: Flower Power Drag Show
Get your flower power on, and join check out this drag show presented by Guangdong Royalty. Featuring two drag queens, two drag kings and a fabulous DJ, their show will help you usher in spring and keep you dancing til your heels fall off. Costumes/drag are not required, but highly encouraged! All are welcome, this event is open to anyone from any walk of life. Gay, lesbian, trans, bi, pan, straight, queer, and anyone in between. The night will be full of surprises and fun games.
Sat Mar 20, 10pm-late; free entry. Vicha.
Sun, Mar 21: Hike at Wugui Nature Reserve in Zhongshan
Hike the beautiful Wugui Nature Reserve in nearby Zhongshan. This is one of the most scenic spots in Guangdong with its lush pine forests, lakes and pools, unique rock formations, geology, and waterfalls. Packed lunch and transportation is included as well as travel insurance. Dinner is optional and an extra RMB188-208.
Sun Mar 21, 8am; free entry. Meet at Shenzhen University. Add WeChat ID: joemacpherson for more info.
Sat, Mar 20: Rona’s Soft Opening
Rona is the name of the owner, in case you were wondering!
Sat Mar 20, 8pm; free entry. Rona’s.
Sat, Mar 20: Indian Festival
Sat Mar 20, 9.30pm; free entry. Vicha.
Until Sun, Mar 21: SZ Creative Week
It’s Shenzhen Creative Week! Explore eight exhibitions and 14 halls filled with design relating to interiors, furniture and more.
Until Sun, Mar 21, 9.30am-5.30pm (19-20), 9.30am-4pm (21st); RMB100. Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center. Tickets.
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