Check out this carefully selected list of events to put you on the right track for a weekend of debauched entertainment. Also, don’t forget to visit our 2015 Bar and Club Awards (3-6pm) at Galaxy SOHO as part of our first ever International Foodie Weekend (May 30-31).
May 27-30: New York’s Best Bartender at Atmosphere
Get over your fear of heights at Atmosphere, Beijing’s highest bar with New York’s finest mixologist, Steve Schneider. He will be experimenting with a batch of eight delicious recipes from his extensive repertoire, from today (May 27) through Saturday (May 30). This spiritual leader of New York’s cocktail scene will showcase such delicacies as the Escalante, made with grapefruit vodka, Campari, agave syrup, and fresh lime juice, and the Common Sense, a single-malt-based cocktail made with French vermouth, Amaro Averna, and chocolate bitters. Free. 2pm-2am. China World Summit Wing
May 29: Dim Sum Disco: Italo Edition
Italians may be known for there culinary traditions and excessive use hand of gestures in conversation, but for us it’s all about those fantastic Italian disco sounds of yesteryear. Join two of Beijing’s infernal disco explorers, DJs Boflex and Crystal Bones, on the Migas terrace as they unleash loads of classic dance floor burners that reflect the baroque excess of Italy’s club scene in the 80s. RMB 50. 9pm. The Bar at Migas
May 29: Antidote Presents Bass Sekolah
Described as the sonic equivalent of the taste of reddened, ripe mangoes dripping with thick, syrupy tang, check out these Malaysian bass enthusiasts, Bass Sekolah, as they blast their way through the Dada soundsystem to blast through a heavy evening of pure electronic dance mayhem. Antidote continues their mission of bringing cutting edge DJs from around Asia to Beijing. Experience these blissed-out jungle stylings. RMB 60. 10pm. Dada
May 30: The Beijinger's 2015 Bar and Club Awards at the 1st International Foodie Weekend
Step on over to Galaxy SOHO, for this year’s free-to-attend 2015 Bar and Club Awards as part of this year's International Foodie Weekend. Party down with the wizards of Beijing’s nightlife scene as they are presented with some major accolades honoring their part in making this city what it is. Always a fun event, this year will be no different, loaded with all of the necessary concession booths and tunes (from yours truly: Cousin Kippy) that will make it the pre-gaming event of the weekend. Free. 3-6pm. Galaxy SOHO
May 30: Comedy Club China Presents: Comedy Dim Sum Part IV
Blow off some steam with an evening bursting with delicious comedy from the good folks at Comedy Club China. This rowdy bunch will laying laughter down thick to smash your funny bones to dust. David Fertitta, will be master of ceremonies, introducing some superbly crafted standup from personalities like Riley Hageman, Andreas Baumann, Toby Jarman, Kyrie Gray, Nigel Mainville, Henry Zhao, and others. A free glass of wine comes free with purchase of ticket. RMB 50. 7.30pm. CHEERS (Gulou)
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