6 July, 2012
What's On HK

WEEKENDER: Coyote Dirty Hands Salsa Party, Chanel Little Black Jacket exhibition, Cirque du Soleil and more!

6 July, 2012

From circuses to salsa parties, there is definitely something for everyone this week! So let’s live it up and explore the best that Hong Kong has to offer with another action-packed Weekender…

Shake your bon bon!
Get ready for the biggest salsa event yet to hit HK with Coyote Bar & Grill’s Dirty Hands Salsa Night! Shake your bon bons with a live salsa band and professional dancers to help you swing those hips into the night. There will also be beer competitions and salsa dancing prizes for your entertainment, not to mention free chimichangas and free tequila shots if you dare to brave Coyote’s Crazy Famous Barber Chair! Sassy’s tip for the coolest part of the night? A block of ice for drinking tequila straight from! So get your dancing shoes on and join in on some salsa action. Ole!

When: 7 July, 9pm till late
Where: Coyote, 114–120 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry; Coronas only $38

Tres chic
What comes to mind when you think of Chanel? That iconic little black jacket? Well, fashionistas will have a field day with The Little Black Jacket exhibition at The Space, which celebrates that timeless Chanel garment in the run-up to the release of Karl Lagerfeld’s book The Little Black Jacket: Chanel’s Classic Revisited. The exhibition will showcase 113 of Lagerfeld’s stunning photos, which show the jacket being worn and transformed by different celebs and personalities, including Sarah Jessica Parker, Kirsten Dunst and China’s own Tang Wei. Now if only we could afford a little black jacket of our own!

When: 7-16 July, 11am- 7pm
Where: The Space, 210 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
How much: Free!

Did we hear the word sale?!
Listen up ladies – this is not a sale to be missed! Electric Sekki is bringing you the coolest fashion brands at up to 80% off, including super-stylish women’s and men’s clothing (so now you can drag the guys along too!), footwear and accessories. Ksubi, Havaianas, Sass & Bide and StyleStalker are just a few of the labels featured at this grand warehouse sale… but it’s not on for long, so get your sneakers on and ready, set GO!

When: Until 8 July, 11am-7pm
Where: 5/F BT Centre, 23 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry; cash only for purchases and no large handbags permitted

Send in the clowns
If you missed their Zaia show in Macau, here is your chance to catch Cirque du Soleil’s Saltimbanco right here in Honkers. Come along and watch the oldest touring Cirque du Soleil show that has been seen by over 45million people worldwide – well, they must be doing something right! A whirlwind of balancing, jumping, spinning, juggling, death-defying acrobatics and clowning, all in Cirque’s inimitable style, there’s no excuse for missing out this time as the circus has come right to your doorstep… go on, show us your best cartwheel!

When: 12-22 July (no shows on Mondays), see times here
Where: Arena, AsiaWorld Expo, Lantau, Hong Kong
How much: $388-788, www.hkticketing.com, 3128 8288

I don’t need rhinestones…
After last night’s Sassy Hour showcasing gorgeous jewellery from new online boutique Glamourpods (go check out their website if you missed out), we’re in the mood for all things sparkly! Check out Maura’s post on how to balance bling with this season’s minimalist trend or how about trying your hand at some jewellery DIY with this fab friendship bracelet tutorial? And what better place to showcase your new jewels than at a fancy high tea at The Four Seasons or FINDS – as if we needed an excuse for afternoon tea anyway!

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