That’s Shenzhen takes a look at the best of the weekend:
Thu, Jul 22: Straight Outta Favela
Thu Jul 22, 8pm; free entry. Favela.
Thu, Jul 22: Techno Motel: Drumlab
Techno Motel is a music community initiated by MLRV and Moon. They bring together outstanding international musicians and local artists to carry out groundbreaking projects. Since 2017, they have continuously organized activities in Shenzhen and Bali.
Fri-Sat, Jul 23-24: Mulan
This performance is presented by the Ningbo Song and Dance Theater and is based on the story of Hua Mulan, a legendary Chinese heroine in the Southern and Northern Dynasties (420-589) who fought in the war in place of her aging father.
Fri-Sat Jul 23-24, 8pm; RMB100-880. Shenzhen Poly Theater. Search SZpolytheatre on WeChat for tickets.
Fri-Mon, July 23-26: Tipsy Festival
This is the second Tipsy Festival with over 20 bars in the city like Hope & Sesame, Bar Choice, Drip Lab and more.
Fri-Mon Jul 23-26, 5-11pm; free entry. Intown Mall.
Sat, Jul 24: Drink-Prov Comedy Show
Sat Jul 24, 8pm; RMB80-100. 2025 Cafe.
Sat, Jul 24: FoSZ X Placebo Anniversary Fashion Night Party
FoS X Placebo have teamed up for an anniversary fashion night party. There will be an open terrace, fashion art gallery, live hip hop DJ and more. Meet and network with 30 leading fashion KOLs from all around China.
Sat Jul 24, 7.30pm-late; RMB168-238. The Room.
Sun, Jul 25: Funky Circus Pride
Jackie B, Jump Rope Queen, mingo and Tao will be on deck.
Sun Jul 25, 6pm; various prices. Oil.
Sun, Jul 25: Steak Night
Sun Jul 25, 6pm; RMB180. Half Ton. Reservation only.
Mon, Jul 26: Black Widow Free Showing
Jul 26, 8.30pm; free entry. Salt & Talk.
Tue, Jul 27: China-Italy Fashion Industry in the Post-Pandemic Era Seminar
Tue Jul 27, 3.30-6pm; free entry. See address on poster above.
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