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Friday: Movie screening at 943 Space
943 Space will host a free screening of the Taiwanese film 15 Gifts to the Land Friday night at 8pm.

Friday: Kaysar album launch party at Moondog
Xinjiang musician Kaysar will bring his mix of Jazz, Bossanova, Reggae and Uighur music and more to Moondog Friday night for a show to celebrate the release of his second album. The free show starts at 9.

Friday: Reflector at Laowo Bar
Beijing punk stalwarts Reflector will play Laowo Bar Friday night at 9. Tickets are 60 yuan at the door or 50 yuan if you have a student ID.

Friday: The Great Apes at The Hump Bar
The Great Apes will be the featured band at The Hump Bar on Friday night. The free show starts at 9:30pm.

Friday: Maxi and Low Sine at The Club
DJs Maxi and Low Sine will provide the tunes Friday night at The Club. Entry is free, music starts when it's a party time.

Friday: Red Horse at The Mask
Friday night beginning at 10 The Mask will host an intimate night of live music with local legends Red Horse (红马乐队), featuring Li Siwei (lead vocals/guitar), He Sheng (bass/vocals), Tu (trumpet), and Sam (drums). Entry is free.

Saturday: Halloween like a Mofo at The Box, Salvador's & The Mask
The Box, Salvador's Coffee House and The Mask have teamed up to make a Halloween pub crawl Saturday night, which they are calling "Halloween like a Mofo".

Beginning at 6:30, The Box will have several special drinks and discounts and will be offering discount drink coupons redeemable afterward at The Mask for each drink bought. Meanwhile, just a few doors down the street, Sal's will be extending its happy hour until 10pm in addition to giving out one Mask discounted drink ticket for every drink bought.

Starting around 10:30 The Mask will have live hiphop with MCs Mike Wind and Latino, followed by DJ Xiao Kris. Face painting by Yang Yang will be an option for those too lazy to dress up. The top three costumes will all receive special prizes and there will be several drinks on special.

Saturday: "Chinese Standards" at TCG Nordica
Saturday night TCG Nordica will host "Chinese Standards", a jazz piano concert with Martin Berggren, 8pm, entry 50 yuan, advance tix available at Nordica, Wheatfield Bookstore and Sanlou Bar.

Saturday: DJ Liman at Laba
High-energy Beijing DJ Liman will perform at Laba Saturday night from 8 until 1:30. Entry is 30 yuan at the door, attendees in monster costumes will get one free beer.

Saturday: Halloween Party at Camel Bar
Saturday night Camel Bar will throw a Halloween costume party with prizes for the best costumes plus live music by Sea Loving Mammals, Warhorse, Lao Han, reggae band, Dongci Daci plus DJs Killah Gorilla, C&C and DJ Shuang Ma. Party begins at 9pm, entry is 20 yuan at the door.

Saturday: Halloween costume party at The Club
Saturday night The Club will host a Halloween costume party with DJs Martin, Maxi and Low Sine plus VJ PiXy. Winner of first prize in the evening's costume contest will win a bottle of whiskey plus shisha. Second prize gets a bottle of tequila and a bag of Danish tobacco. Third prize is a dozen Hite beers. Party starts at partytime.

Sunday: DJ Brunch at The Box
From noon until 4 on Sunday The Box will offer brunch sets with polenta, gorgonzola cheese, sausages, eggs and more with bottomless coffee plus mulled wine, bloody marys, Italian spumanti and stout beer all on special. Afro-beat music will be supplied by The Agbadzs.

Sunday: Halloween party at Laowo Bar
Laowo Bar will be holding its Halloween party Sunday night at 9:30. In addition to a costume contest the bands War Horse (战马), Life Sentence (无期徒刑), Choupinang (臭皮囊) and Meigui Yuanzhu (玫瑰园主) will perform on the main stage, while Fang Band and Lao Han (老憨) will play unplugged sets in the courtyard. DJs DD and Yanger will take the party into the late hours and the shitting chicken will be doing its thing. The 20 entry fee at the door includes a complimentary drink.

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