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April 29 to May 1 GoKunming Weekend Preview

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Friday: Royal wedding and roast at Lazy Bones
Lazy Bones Restaurant will show the much-anticipated wedding of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton this evening on its projector screen, followed by a traditional English roast beef dinner with vegetables and horseradish. Coverage starts around 5pm, the actual ceremony around 6pm and the dinner at 7:30pm. Dinner is 65 yuan per person.

Friday: Art show at Rhizome – Lijiang
Rhizome – Lijiang art center will hold an event entitled 'Exhibitions – Videos – Performances' on Friday. It will include artists Christine Brault, Frank-René Lehberger and Claire Malvolti, as well as geust local artists. The event begins at 7:30pm.

Friday: Sinne Eeg at TCG Nordica
Danish vocalist Sinne Eeg will be joined by trumpeter JQ Whitcomb and drummer Janus Templeton for a jazz show at TCG Nordica on Friday. Samples of Eeg's solo music are available here. Tickets to the 8pm show are 35 yuan at the door or 30 yuan in advance at 1895 Movie Bar, Wheatfield Bookstore or Sanlou Bar.

Friday: Gouride goodbye show at Laowo Bar
Rockin' Québécois punksters Gouride (狗日的) play one last Kunming show on Friday night before heading up to Dali to play their final show before their bassist moves to Mexico. The party at Laowo Bar will also have performances by country/rock band The Tribal Moons and 'Italian stallion punk band' Smegma Riot. The free party starts at 9:30pm.

Friday: Drums & Dance at Camel Bar
There will be a Yankadi drum performance and dancing from the vivacious Dangsters dance crew at Camel Bar on Friday. Following the performance, DJ Nattyg will keep the music flowing late into the night. Entry to the 9:30pm party is free.

Friday: Live music at 1895
David of The Great Apes rock band plays a solo show at 1895 Movie Bar on Friday. Bavarian-brewed Franziskaner Weissbier will be on special for 20 yuan at the free 10pm performance.

Friday: 'Cheese' at The Hump Bar
The Hump Bar hosts an 80s party Friday with 'the best and worst songs from the decade that style forgot.' The free party starts at 10pm.

Saturday: Drum circle at Laba
Anyone is welcome to listen or join in at the drum circle at Laba on Saturday starting at 9pm. Entry is free.

Saturday: Dutch Queen's Day at Moondog
Wear something orange to the Koninginnedag celebration at Moondog on Saturday and receive a complimentary drink. There will also be live Dutch music at the free 9:30pm event.

Saturday: Music party at Camel Bar
Local bands Qimuguang (七木广), Huangse Tiaoma (黄色条码) and Choupinang (臭皮囊) will play Camel Bar on Saturday, followed by DJ Double House and DJ Ninja. The free party starts at 9:30pm.

Saturday: The Great Apes at 1895
Rock 'n' roll band The Great Apes plays 1895 Movie Bar on Saturday night. Franziskaner Weissbier will be on special for 20 yuan, and the free show starts at 10pm.

Saturday: DJ Lao Chris at The Hump Bar
DJ Lao Chris plays a selection of tunes entitled 'clicks, beeps and remixes' Saturday at The Hump Bar. Admission is free and things get rolling at 10pm.

Sunday: Dangsters' new studio opening party
Congratulations to the Dangsters dance crew on opening a second studio on Baoshan Jie near Nanping Jie. The opening party on Sunday will include a free buffet with pizzas, chicken wings, salad etc., dance shows from teachers and students and drawings for a free ipad and ipods. The free party runs from 6-10pm at the new location.

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its not the danish but the dutch queens day

@moondog
too right! slipped past the proofreader too... error corrected.

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