What’s on this weekend…
It’s been a busy start to 2017, and we’re just getting into a routine ourselves here at Sassy HQ. With the indulgence of the holiday season, we’ve got a mixed bag in this edition of the Weekender; from comedy over sundowners to keeping fit and making good on those New Year resolutions… happy Friday!
Let (Her) Go
Whether you’re a massive fan of Brit singer-songwriter Passenger from his 2007 album, Wicked Man’s Rest or you turned on to his music when Let Her Go topped the charts, it’s safe to say this is one gig you should check out. The solo artist brings his guitar along for the ride and performs this week in the 852.
When: Wednesday, 11 January
Where: MacPherson Stadium, 38 Nelson Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
How much: Seated tickets are $575 and standing tickets are $595. Book your tickets here!
Turn a quiet night in on its head and step out for an evening of laughs with Australian comedian Dave Hughes at Punchline Comedy. Hughes has a background in television and radio presenting, and is totally at ease on stage. And as per the usual rules around stand up comedy, don’t sit in the front row if you don’t want to be picked on…!
When: 8pm on Thursday, 12 January; 9pm on Friday, 13 January and Saturday, 14 January
Where: Tamarind, 2/F, Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much:$390, book your tickets from www.ticketflap.com or Cityline.
Latin Beat Party
If you’re not too exhausted after the first official week back at work, and have already gotten over your jet lag; then Mahalo Tiki Lounge‘s Latin Beat Party may just be the thing for you this weekend. Enjoy special offers on selected drinks and cocktails and show off your best moves on the dance floor to the sounds of salsa and Latin pop tunes.
When: Friday, 6 January, 10.30pm – 2am
Where: Mahalo Tiki Lounge, 29/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: $120 per person on the door, inclusive of one drink.
Dog Adoption Sunday
With a firm “adopt don’t shop” stance here in the Sassy office, this is one event we are 100% behind! If you’re looking to add a furry friend to your life, then how about checking out Dog Adoption Sunday at Rude Bar & Lounge this Sunday? With the cutest pooches in need of loving homes, get down and give them a chance!
When: Sunday, 8 January, 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Where: Rude Bar & Lounge, 79 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free!
Read more: Adopt Don’t Shop: Life Long Animal Protection
Pick Your Pink XXXIII Afterwork Party
What better way to kick start the first weekend of 2017 then with a Pick Your Pink Party?! Hosted at the gorgeous Conrad Hotel and serving up the purest Four Fox Saké, it’s sure to be one lavish affair and just the thing to blow off those January cobwebs!
When: Friday, 6 January, 6pm – 11pm
Where: Conrad Hotel, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
How much: Make sure to RSVP by emailing valentin@vinesandterroirs.
New year, new you
If you’re well and truly over the party season and have promised yourself to get fit and save money, why not embrace the outdoors and go for a gentle, beginner’s hike or try out a new yoga class to calm your mind, body and soul? Fed up of eating out? Show off your culinary skills with a healthy salmon recipe, full of omega-3 goodness. No worries if you’re no Gordon Ramsay, as we’ve also got some eco-conscious and healthy cafés for you to check out this weekend too.
Get your diaries out and plan ahead for the month… check out 10 other events you can’t miss this January!
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