FEATURE STORY: I Love Beijing
Veteran film director Ning Ying documents changing
Beijing through the eyes of a philandering
Le : October 29 - November 4, 1999
BEIJING'S BEST DAILY EVENTS GUIDE!
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T H I S W E E K !
BEIJING SCENE / CHINABUZZ HALLOWEEN
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)
HALLOWEEN WEEKEND PICKS!
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
LIU YUAN JAZZ QUARTET AND REGGAE LATE BAND
jazz followed by sweet reggae by Nogabe and
CD Cafe, 10 pm, RMB 20
ASIAN GHOULS Dress up like a Chinese ghost and
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
Phone 6506-5589 or 6507-2470 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to reserve tickets
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
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
BEST BITES: A Cantonese Seafood Feast at Celestial
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
IN SHORT ... Translations From the Chinese Press
Beijing Flu, Dog Saves People, Imperial Relics, Y2K
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