25 January, 2013
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WEEKENDER: Australia Day at St Betty’s, PathFinders Comedy Night, a Thai getaway giveaway and more

25 January, 2013

As January comes to an end, our winter blues might just be subsiding too! This week, we’ve got plenty to keep you in good spirits from celebrating Australia Day to having a laugh at a charity comedy night… and if all else fails, remember the Chinese New Year break is just around the corner!
Art and Jewels…
What more could a girl want?! Bring your girlfriends to AME Gallery for a shopping extravaganza and snap up to 50% off artisan contemporary fine jewellery by designers from all over the world, including Salima, Thakker, Yael Sonia and Antonio Bernardo. Plus, come by for a special shopping night on Wednesday and enjoy some complimentary bubbles and nibbles while you shop! There’s also an additional 10% discountfor purchases over $3000, especially for Sassy readers – so there’s never been a better time to add some new goodies to your accessories wardrobe!
When: 30 January, 6.30–9.30pm; sale until 7 February
Where: AME Gallery, 12/F, Tin On Shing Commercial Building, 41-43 Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry but RSVPs required to [email protected]; for further information, call 3564 8066
Drum roll please…
Don’t forget to enter our awesome giveaway for a gorgeous Thai getaway here! You are just one click away from being in the draw to win a three-day, two-night stay at the Metropolitan by COMO luxury hotel in Bangkok, where you’ll get to live it up in the super swanky Metropolitan Room (which has one of the largest deluxe king/twin bedded rooms in Bangkok!), enjoy daily breakfast at glow restaurant and a 60-minute COMO Shambhala Massage for two people… Talk about a proper rejuvenating getaway!
When: Entries close 30 January
Enter: Put your name in the running here
Aussie Aussie Aussie oi oi oi!
Australia Day is fast approaching – the one day of the year where every Aussie girl in HK suddenly feels very patriotic (and perhaps a little homesick!) for their land down under. So get together some Aussie and non-Australian friends alike for a dinky di Aussie tucker menu at St Betty. We’ve loving how Michelin-starred Aussie head chef Shane Osbourn has revamped the menu (check out our full review here), and now’s your chance to taste his spin on the culinary wonders of Oz, including Queensland Spanner CrabManjimup Black Truffles from Western Australia and Gippsland Black Angus from Victoria. For the real Aussie experience, finish this sumptuous meal with a homemade Anzac biscuit or two!
When: 26 January
Where: St Betty, Shop 2075, Podium Level Two, International Finance Centre Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $698 per person, email [email protected] or call 2979 2100 to book a table
Denim feminine soiree
Two of our favourite fashion haunts, luxe womenswear label S.Nine (see our latest scoop here!) and multi-brand denim boutique INDIGO, have joined forces for a special Femme Fatale meets Denim pop-up shop showcasing their latest collections. They’ve carefully paired romantic and whimsical pieces from S.Nine together with INDIGO’s chic premium denim range so you will be perfectly styled for your next brunch, cocktail party or gallery opening! Ladies, this is your chance to go check out the jean scene and get dressed to the nines!
When: 25-29 January
Where: INDIGO, 32A Staunton Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!
Have a giggle
It is well known that both laughing and giving make you feel good, so why not spread the happiness at the PathFinders Comedy Night? All proceeds are going to PathFinders, a Hong Kong based charity whose mission is to provide support and shelter to migrant babies and their mothers. Comedians Jami Gong, Ryan Hynek, Mahesh Mansigani, Pete Grella, Jim Brewsky and Vivek Mahbubani will be telling the jokes plus there’s a prize draw raffle too… and if you wish to continue the jollities, head to McSorley’s afterwards for 2 for 1 drinks!
When: 30 January, 7.30pm (show begins at 8pm-9.30pm)
Where: TakeOut Comedy Club Hong Kong, Basement, 34 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $200 cash on the door; to guarantee entry, email [email protected]
50% off a pack of 5 hip hop classes
We’re always on the lookout for fun ways to shift the excess pounds accumulated over the holiday season – and what better way to do it than by dancing yourself fit with this package of 5 hip hop dance classes at Hilary Thompson Dance for only $500? Purchase a Sassy Sale coupon to get your 50% off pack of 5 hip hop classes valued at $1000 – so go unleash your inner Nicki Minaj and get down to Hilary Thompson’s dance studio now!
When: Deal ends midnight, 30 January
How much: $500, buy here
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