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Friday: German Culture Day at YNU
Friday is Deutschlandtag at Yunnan Normal University's Arts and Sciences College from 1:30 to 9:00pm. Activities include free German language trial classes, performances by the students, opening of the Music + X Exhibition (Goethe Institut), art from Katja Bosshammer, photo exhibition, information about studying in Germany (DAAD-German Academic Exchange Service), art workshop, fortune wheel, quiz, board games plus the German movies Same Same but Different (4pm) and Zweiohrküken (7pm). Oh, and there will be a German buffet beginning at 5:00. Whew.

Friday: Exhibition opening at TCG Nordica
TCG Nordica will hold an opening for its newest exhibition, "WonderLanded", featuring the paintings of Kristina Kinder. Opening begins at 8pm, entry is free.

Friday: The Box celebrates its 3rd Birthday
The Box will celebrate its third birthday Friday night with Beerlao pitchers for laopengyou and new friends too. DJ Susu will provide the tunes from 8:30 to 11:30. Happy birthday to Franca & Co!

Friday: Live tunes at Moondog
Joost will play a live set at Moondog Friday night at 9:30. Other musicians will also be welcome to take the stage. Entry is free.

Friday: DJ Franck at Camel Bar
DJ Franck will be playing sexy music at Camel Bar Friday night beginning at 9:30. Entry is free.

Friday: Hiphop at Laba
Hiphop will be the flavor of the evening at Laba on Friday night, with DJ Ike, MC Xiao Hei (小黑) and dance group Mixed Girl (混血女孩). Music begins at 10, entry is free.

Saturday: Summer Market at Slice of Heaven
Slice of Heaven will host its Summer Market on Saturday from 2-6pm. Items available include sausages (hot off the grill or to take home), cheeses, wines, books, handicrafts, clothing and more. Call 15887253680 for more info.

Saturday: Couchsurfing meeting and live music at Moondog
Kunming's couchsurfing community will meet at Moondog at 8pm on Saturday. The free event also features live music.

Saturday: Tibetan & Wa minority music at Laba
Laba will host a night of minority music featuring performances by groups of Tibetan and Wa women from Yunnan on Saturday night. Performance begins at 10, entry is 10 yuan.

Sunday: Brunch at Lazy Bones Restaurant
From noon to 5 pm, Lazy Bones Restaurant will host its regular Sunday brunch including English & American breakfasts, pancakes, french toast, burgers and ribs, Italian specials, a make-your-own bloody mary bar and mimosa and beer specials.

Sunday: Residence A at Laowo Bar
Beijing indie band Residence A will play the Kunming stop of its national tour at Laowo Bar on Sunday night at 9. Entry is 30 yuan at the door.

Sunday: Dragonboat party at Moondog
Moondog will celebrate the Duanwu Festival, aka the Dragonboat Festival, on Sunday with a happy hour plus music by A Hui. The free party begins at 9:30pm.

Sunday: Sunday Roast at Slice of Heaven
Slice of Heaven will host its Sunday roast beginning at 6pm and featuring hot roast meat, roast potatoes, vegetables and gravy followed by dessert. The meal is 60 yuan – seating is limited, so please reserve at 15887253680 or bduff98 (at) gmail.com.

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