Beijing weekly party planner (January 29 - February 4)

As we get deeper into 2015, the weekends just get bigger and bigger. This week get yourself out of the house for a load of techno, hip-hop and psytrance Read more >>

Nibbles: A hand-picked selection of goings-on in Beijing's food and drink scene (Jan 29-Feb 5)

Every week we serve up a run down of the best dining deals, food & drink events and restaurant/bar openings and closings. Read more >>

Beijing weekly gig guide (January 28 - February 4)

This week we've got a tribute to Metallica at DDC, Xiao He returns to School after two years in the wilderness, reggae and hip-hop makes its way to Temple from Shanghai, and a series of artistic and musical collaborations has its debut at XP. Read more >>

New Restaurant: Pak Pak

Business casual with Thai food Read more >>

A reimagined Romeo & Juliet is coming to Beijing

The Scottish Ballet's acclaimed adaptation makes international debut Read more >>

Big Smog: Fireworks regulations for Chinese New Year

Get ready to sleep for zero hours this February! Read more >>

Out and about (January 26 - February 1)

This week: Visit an organic farmers' market, join in an organic bbq & triathlon party (?), get some new retro clothes at a jumble sale and learn how to wear them at a fashion talk. Read more >>

State of the Art: January 23-29

Classic Chekhov on stage, a showcase for young Chinese artists, Swedish drama and a photography talk on Tibet Read more >>

What would Confucius do? Global warming = boring

Modern dilemmas, age-old wisdom: Is there really any point worrying about recycling plastic bags when 70 percent of China’s energy comes from dirty coal? Read more >>

Beijing weekly party planner (January 22-28)

Get ready for some tropical bass, disco house, EDM, techno, plus a musical vintage fair in 798 Read more >>

Beijing weekly gig guide (January 21-27)

We've got some Chicago town blues, some local punk rock, some acoustic folk from America and a whole selection of local bands. Take your pick Read more >>

Nibbles: A hand-picked selection of goings-on in Beijing's food and drink scene (Jan 20-26)

Every week we serve up a run down of the best dining deals, food & drink events and restaurant/bar openings and closings. Read more >>

Chinese urban dictionary: Zhi Nan Ai

An often-irreversible condition under which a man loses such consideration for his appearance or manner that women are completely repelled by him. Best translated into English as ‘straight man cancer’. Read more >>

Out and about (January 19-25)

This week: take a class in mahjong, discuss another book about China, hear about the life of the last emperor of the Qing, shop for retro clothing while you party at 798, and contort your body til you drop with Yogilates Read more >>

State of the Art: City of Darkness Revisited

We catch up with photographer Greg Girard on his representation of the Kowloon Walled City of the 1980s and 90s before his talk on Sunday Read more >>

Beijing weekly party planner (January 15-21)

Eardrums will be humming by the end of this week with some of the best house, bass, techno and acid coming out of Beijing's clubs Read more >>

Ask a Laobeijing: What do you think of traditional Chinese medicine?

There are too many chemical components added to modern medicines. It’s true that they work faster but, as the Chinese saying goes: ‘Refined works come only with slow speed’. Read more >>

Big Smog: Tianhaocheng Market gets moved to Hebei

One more of the Zoo markets gets uprooted, this time to Langfang Read more >>

Golden Fork Restaurant Award Winners - Restaurants of the Year

The triumphant winners of the grand prize from the That's Beijing restaurant awards Read more >>

Nibbles: A hand-picked selection of goings-on in Beijing's food and drink scene

Every week we serve up a run down of the best dining deals, food & drink events and restaurant/bar openings and closings. Read more >>

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