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April 15 to 17 GoKunming Weekend Preview

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Friday: Eddy & Philippe at 1895 Movie Bar
The long-running duo of Eddy and Philippe will provide tunes Friday night at 1895 Movie Bar. Gin and tonics will be on special for 18 yuan. Music starts at 10, entry is free.

Friday: BBQ Party with Wa hiphop and rock at Laba
Laba's going to fire up the grill Friday night for a barbecue party with music provided byhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Va_people# rapper Heiren (中国黑人) and Wa rock band Sigangli (司岗里), who will be followed by DJ Maomao. Party starts at 8, entry is free.

Friday: DUDE at Laowo Bar
Five-piece Beijing-based punk band DUDE is touring China in support of its new EP Donghuaipian (动坏片) and will make its Kunming stop at Laowo Bar. Music starts at 9, entry is 40 yuan.

Friday: Steak & BBQ night at Lazy Bones
Lazy Bones Restaurant will be cooking up steaks, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and chicken burgers Friday night 6-10pm. All bottles of wine will be discounted 20 percent as well.

Friday: Tonic night at The Box
The Box will unveil its new, stronger cocktails Friday night, with double gin and tonics on special for only 12 yuan and double vodka tonics for 15 yuan. Discounts run from 8 to 11.

Friday: Music, food and drinks at Rocco's
Pizza da Rocco will feature Yunnan ethnic folk music by Da Chong (大冲) Friday night with free mixed panfried vegetables and garlic bread for all. Beerlao will be on special for 12 yuan and Tsingtao for eight yuan. Chateau St Pierre red wine will be on special for 70 yuan/bottle. Music starts at 8, entry is free.

Friday: DJ Blitz at The Hump Bar
Friday night at The Hump Bar DJ Blitz will present "The Underground", a selection of dubstep, minimal tech and deep electro mixed by DJ Blitz, tequila shots will be on special for 10 yuan and gin and tonics will be only 15 yuan. Music starts at 10pm, entry is free.

Saturday: "Welcome" at Raoul Müller's flat
Beginning at 2pm on Saturday, 943 Studio artist-in-residence Raoul Müller will hold a somewhat unorthodox exhibition opening in his apartment on Jiaoling Lu. The exhibition, entitled "Welcome", will feature Müller's performance and photo art and will run until 8. His apartment is located at 186 Jiaoling Lu, Jiaoling Gongyu, Building 4, Unit 2, Room 601.

Saturday: "Manifestation of Images" at Shuncheng Kuang Yu Gallery
Saturday night at 8pm the new Shuncheng Kuang Yu Gallery will host an opening for "Manifestation of Images", featuring paintings by Letizia Werth (Austria), Yang Wenping (Beijing) and Zhao Gang (Kunming), photography by Guo Peng (Beijing), Lu Yanpeng (Beijing), Du Tianrong (Kunming) and Hu Qunshan (Kunming) plus video by Jonathan Kearney (UK) and Sheng Chunyu (Kunming).

Saturday: Live music and Wiessbier at 1895 Movie Bar
David and Steve from The Great Apes will take the stage at 1895 Movie Bar on Saturday night. At the bar, bottles of Franziskaner Weissbier will be on special for only 20 yuan. Music starts at 10, entry is free.

Saturday: Solo guitar by Ye Yi Lin
Moondog will host a live guitar set by Ye Yi Lin of Mooncat on Saturday night beginning at 9:30. Entry is free.

Saturday: More music, food and drink at Rocco's
Saturday night Marina and Jesse will perform songs in English and Spanish at Pizza da Rocco. Guests can enjoy free vegetable salad with mozzarella cheese plus 12 yuan Beerlaos, eight yuan Tsingtaos and 70 yuan bottles of Chateau St Pierre red wine. Entry is free.

Saturday: Sea Loving Mammals at The Hump
The Sea Loving Mammals will take the stage at The Hump Bar at 9 o'clock Saturday night. A big jam will follow the free show.

Sunday: Cheese, wine and poetry at Moondog
Moondog and Luca will host a night of cheese, wine and poetry Sunday night beginning at 8. At 9 there will be a free writer's workshop.

Sunday: Premier League Football at Lazy Bones
If you're looking to prolong your weekend, you can watch English Premier League with the chostrich at Lazy Bones Restaurant Sunday night at 11. This time around, Arsenal will take on Liverpool.

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