Friday: American Citizen Services at Grand Park Kunming
American citizens take note: the Chengdu consulate will have staff on hand at the Grand Park Hotel this morning to offer passport applications and renewals, extra passport pages, applications for consular report of birth abroad, certificates of marriageability and notarials. The services will be handled on a first come, first serve basis from 9 am to noon, more information here.
Friday and Saturday: Café de Jack 20th Anniversary weekend
Café de Jack in Dali old town is celebrating its 20th birthday this weekend with DJ Kris playing tonight and a live band on Saturday. Entry is free both nights – expect a big turnout both nights, especially tonight.
Friday and Saturday: Live jazz with Luz at Moonlight Corner
Jazz band Luz from Argentina will play the both nights this weekend at the Green Lake Moonlight Corner's jazz bar. The band will play a mix of jazz standards and jazzed-up Chinese classics from 9:15 to 10:45.
Friday through Sunday: Culinary tour of Tuscany at The Box II
This weekend The Box IIreview_363# will start a culinary journey through Italy - the first stop will be Tuscany. Local Tuscan food and wines will be served this weekend. For reservations call 15825267010 or email TheBoxRestaurant[at]gmail[dot]com.
Friday: Second Hand Rose at On the Go
Chinese rock veterans Second Hand Rose will play tonight at On the Go as part of their national tour in support of their newest album Tapo Tiexie (踏破铁鞋 Wearing out iron shoes). Show starts at 9 pm, entry is 50 yuan, or 45 for students with ID or advance tickets bought at Wheatfield Bookstore.
Friday: Live Jazz at 1895 Movie Bar
Pianist James and vocalist Rebecca of Kunming Social Club will be performing jazz standards tonight at the 1895 Movie Bar just outside the Kundu Night Market. Music starts at 10:30, entry is free.
Friday: DJ Shen Yue at Uprock
Beijing DJ Shen Yue will play tonight at Uprock. Music starts at 10, entry is 25 yuan.
Saturday: Horsemann at 1895 Movie Bar
Horsemann, formerly known as Fillmore, made up of Eddy (guitar and vocals, Netherlands), Roeland (guitar and piano, Netherlands) and Philippe (drum and vocals, France) will perform their set of acoustic songs Saturday night beginning at 10:30. Entry is free.
Saturday: Dance performance at TCG Nordica
TCG Nordica in the Loft/Chuangku art compound will host a dance performance beginning at 8 pm. Entry is 10 yuan.
Saturday: Hiphop/Ladies' night/DJs at Uprock
Saturday night at Uprock will begin with live hiphop starting at 8:00, entry is 10 yuan. There will also be ladies' night specials with selected shooters free for ladies from 10:00 until midnight. From midnight onward, music will be provided by DJs DD and Mong and entry will be free.
Sunday: Live blues at 1895 Movie Bar
Tommy Nitro from Oakland will be singing the blues at the 1895 Movie Bar on Sunday night. Tommy will start playing at 9:30 and will switch between the piano and his guitar. Entry is free.