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Beijing Life: Weekender June 16-22

Highlights of this weekend and the week ahead


The most intriguing and exciting events for the weekend and beyond. 


June 16

Djemba Djemba, 9:30pm-3am, RMB150
Super platinum producer is on a mission to tour China and he is ready to take you on the journey of your life. Djemba breaks all classifications as he goes from festival anthems to future pop to intelligent headphone music. Jump into it at the Modernsky Club.

Modernsky Lab
5-108, B1, Building D, Galaxy SOHO
银河Soho, D座, B1, 5-108


Shaw and Magnussen cello piano recital, 7:30-9pm, RMB80-150
Jacob Shaw & David Lau Magnussen will be playing selections from Bloch, Greig, Ali-Zade, de Falla, and Bartok. They have been broadcasted live a number of time on national television reaching 40 million viewers. Go see them this Friday night: 40 Million viewers cannot be wrong.

La Plantation Theater
Art Base 1, D area, Hegezhuang village, Cuigezhuang township
北京市朝阳区崔各庄乡何各庄村壹号地国际艺术园 D


June 17

Treasures of the British Library, 10am-6pm
A special shipment has arrived from the British Library that deserves the attention of book lovers all over the world. Manuscripts from the British Library of classic writers like Shakespeare, Dickens, Brontë, Wordsworth, and even Conan Doyle will be on display at the National Library of China. Go on take a peek before the exhibit closes on June 21.

National Library Of China
33 Zhongguancun Nandajie


Mademoiselle et son Orchestre,10pm-1am, Free
Gypsy Jazz band Mademoiselle et son Orchestre will be putting on a show to remember at the Modernista. Their music will draw you in as they play their own tunes together with some old French classics of swing, to get you moving. Leave modern music behind for a night and expose yourself to something new.

44 Baochao Hutong


June 18

Father’s Day with Class at China World Summit Wing , 11am-10:30pm, RMB366-3,500
Father’s deserve the very best this Father’s Day and Grill 79 has a combo that one cannot dismiss. Four-course brunch feast for the family, special cooking class with Chef Deivid to teach them pro tips, and in the afternoon drinks at Atmosphere with a Harley Davidson-fueled expirience with aged, bottled cocktails for your dad to enjoy.

China World Summit Wing
1 Jianguomenwai Avenue


Punk Rock Father's Day! 9pm-late, RMB40, father's accompanied by their children go free
School Bar has an intense line up of Punk Rock bands for Father's Day. The Ambulance of Love, Russian Roulette, Duff Beer and Little Wang will be celebrating Father’s Day their own way. Father's accompanied by their children go in free. It’s about time father’s don't have to pay.

School Bar
53 Wudaoying Hutong 


June 19

Albert Palma: Perceived Before Perception, 10am-6:30pm
For the first time in China a selection of Albert Palma’s work will be shown at the Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Arts. His work explores and pushes the boundaries of what is abstract and what is figurative. Philosophers and writers like Pascal Quignard and Henry Bauchau have praised his work. Perfect for an afternoon of meditation and deep thining.

Xi Dong Cheng Gallery
Area 9, 798, 4 Jiuxianqiao Lu


Unlimited Dim Sum at Jing Yaa Tang, 11am-2:30pm, RMB168
Right! the challenge is here and this time with substance. Jing Yaa Tang has an all you can eat Dim Sum menu for lunch. Dim Sum lovers can now enjoy expertly made Dim Sum to their heart's content. Grab a chair and go binge.

Jing Yaa Tang
The Opposite House, Building 1, Taikoo Li Sanlitun North, 11 Sanlitun Road


June 20

The Deer Tracks w/ Slim Vic, 9-11:30pm, RMB70
Two Renaissance men that control everything to do with their music, from the page to the sound. This Northern light Electro duo from Sweden with their brand’s genre transcendence contains up-tempo dance beats and folksy lyrics. What The Deer Traks play is not music but pure dedication pupped through speakers for your enjoyment. Don't miss it.

Dusk Dawn Club
14 Shanlao Hutong


Atmosphere with Marian Beke, 8pm-12am, RMB140
Nightjar in London is now legendary and one of the world’s most influential bars, all thanks to Marian and his team. Now Beijing cocktail lovers can try these legends at China World Summit Wing. Better book in advance before leaving the house, just a suggestion.

China World Summit Wing
1 Jianguomenwai Avenue


Paul Andreu: History of a Creator with a Chinese Heart, 11am-5pm
Yishu 8 is hosting Paul Andry’s works from his Parisian studio. He is mostly known as an architect not as an artist, even so the exhibition will shed light on this unknown side of him. If the name sounds familiar, or if it really doesn’t, he designed the National Grand Theater in Beijing. Paul Andry: a man of mystery for all to discover.   

Yishu 8
20 Dong Huangchenggen Bei Jie


June 21

Fête de la Musique 2017

Slap bang in the middle of the week is Fête de la Musqiue! This day is all about music being accessible to all. Beijing is ready for the occassion and is full of interesting places to enjoy. Below are a couple suggestions that are worth experiencing. Check out the full list at www.cityweekend.com.cn/fete


Jam with Solid Gold, 8:30pm-1am, Free
Music comes form the heart and the soul, and Jam sessions is raw passion being expressed to all those who listen. Solid Gold will be hosting a jam night at the newly renovated 4C. After some serious warmup anyone who wants to jump in is welcome.

4 Corners
27 Dashibei Hutong


Stevie Mac and The Mac Daddies, 9pm-1am, Free
These guys have a vintage approach to contemporary music. Composed of nine incredible musicians and Stevie McKinney (Steve Mac) the lead vocalist, they bring a whole new sound that seems fresh and classic. Warning: You may not be able to listen to contemporary music ever again.

44 Baochao Hutong


June 22


Discovering New Taste at The Red Chamber, 11:30am-2:30pm lunch, 5:30-10pm dinner, RMB185
Try something new, why not a new menu? The Red Chamber is showing off their newly made menu with numerous dishes to try that are new and refreshing. Their cuisine represents Beijing’s most famous dishes and takes inspiration from dishes of its neighboring regions.

China World Summit Wing
1 Jianguomenwai Avenue


Hideaki Tokunaga's Indian Ensemble and Farewell, 9pm-12:30am, RMB50
Musical fusions and the intertwining cultural influences have been the key to creating new and better sound. That’s why Modernista holds World Music Thursdays to enrich and inspire. This time Hideaki Tokunaga’s Indian Ensemble will preform together, and later say farewell to Hideaki himself. Enjoy the fusion of cutlure in sound and let it take you away.

44 Baochao Hutong


Movie Night at Centro, 9pm-3am, Free
Lights! Camera! Action! Centro is rolling out the red carpet for a star-studded party.Meet the famous Marilyn Monroe, James Bond, Spider-Man, Darth Vadar and more and take photos with them. For the special price of RMB1,580 you will be given two bottles of Perrier-Jouët Champagne with two movie tickets. There is even a chance to win Beats Solo 3 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones.

1/F, Kerry Hotel, 1 Guanghua Lu

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