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  All materials © 1999 
  Beijing Scene

Beijing Scene, Volume 6, Issue 3, October 29 - November 4 

FEATURE STORY: I Love Beijing 
Veteran film director Ning Ying documents changing Beijing  through the eyes of a philandering taxi driver 

Zhao Le : October 29 - November 4, 1999
BEIJING'S BEST DAILY EVENTS GUIDE!
Submit your events on-line, it's free.
The Picks , Art Scene, Cinema Scene, Exhibition Scene,
Stage Scene, Kids Scene, Sports Scenel

T H I S W E E K !
BEIJING SCENE / CHINABUZZ HALLOWEEN BASH
Spooky screening of this summer's cult blockbuster The Blair Witch Project (in English) and live performances by the Fly, Cold Blooded Animal and Demon. Free if you come in costume.
Life is Beautiful Bar, Saturday 10/30 (9 pm) RMB 50 (without costume)

CHINESE POSTERS More than 150 designs ranging the entire 20th century including many fine Cultural Revolution propoganda posters. Beijing Design Museum, November 5-25 (8 am-5 pm) free

HALLOWEEN WEEKEND PICKS!
Friday 10/29
GREY WOLF Askar and band play Xinjiang rock.
Get Lucky Bar, 9:30 pm, RMB 10, students free
TONGUE AND ZHANG QIANQIAN Experimental rockers and alternative singer from Qinghai. 
Live House 17, 8:30 pm, RMB 30
HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL Body painting, fire dancing, cheap beer and Latin music all night.
Havana Cafe, 10 pm, free
Saturday 10/30
LIU YUAN JAZZ QUARTET AND REGGAE LATE BAND Smooth
jazz followed by sweet reggae by Nogabe and Eddie.
CD Cafe, 10 pm, RMB 20
Sunday 10/31
ASIAN GHOULS Dress up like a Chinese ghost and dance to
late night DJ jam session.
Club Vogue, 10 pm, free
PUNK ROCK HALLOWEEN Punk bands Anarchy Jerks, Reflector, Bieniu, Hang on the Box, Bad Sign and Obstacle get wicked. Everyday Bar, 8 pm, ¥20, ¥10 with costume

JAZZ FESTIVAL COMING UP! November 9-14
Artists include Liu Sola
(China/US), Hayashi and Asia Experiment (Japan), Danius Pulanskas Sextet (Lithuania) and David Sanchez (US)
Phone 6506-5589 or 6507-2470 or email ads@beijingscene.com to reserve tickets

Scene Classifieds: Jobs, jobs, jobs...
UDI Seeks Sales Managers for Telecom and Network Departments. Richard Ellis Seeks Corporate Advisory Services Staff. Bei Yin Investment Consultants Seeks Analysts. Beijing BISS International School Seeks qualified teachers, particularly ESOL. E-Business Marketing Manager. Beijing Scene seeks graphic designers, web designers & developers.
 
Employment Offered
, Employment Sought, For Sale/Wanted,
Housing Available/Sought, Services, Personals, Announcements
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COMRADE LANGUAGE: Chinese Wedding Survival Kit
The first step in any wedding is to qiuhun (propose). With
that formality out of the way, the cheerful couple go on to their
local hospital to jianchashenti (get a medical checkup).

BEST BITES: A Cantonese Seafood Feast at Celestial Court
It is well worth enduring a bit of six-star sterility for the Cantonese culinary delights on offer at Fat Sin Wank Garden, uh, I mean Celestial Court, the International Hotel's Chinese restaurant.

CULTURE SCENE: Hua Biao: Totems That are Poles Apart
by Geremie R.Barme
During the National Day Big Parade this year, one of the roiling floats--those Disney-like rolling stock of reform--featured a massive Hua Biao, or Decorated Pillar of the kind that are situated both in and outside the Gate of Heavenly Peace on Tiananmen Square. In recent years Hua Biao have become a symbol of all that is Chinese, but their story, like that of all icons, is complex.

MANDOPOP!: New China Cool
by Christiaan Virant
New Beijing Noise, AK47 in Print, Pagan CD, China Beats, Unplugged

IN SHORT ... Translations From the Chinese Press
Beijing Flu, Dog Saves People, Imperial Relics, Y2K Dragon Babies 


FYI: Important Airport Announcement
If you need documents translated yesterday, the following companies all offer professional translation and interpretation services.
 

 









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