What’s on this weekend…
We’ve made it through another week and are creeping ever closer to the end of January! Feel like celebrating? Get out there this weekend and check out all that’s happening in the city. With artist showcases, dance classes, documentary screenings, a pub quiz and even a night to ring in the end of Dry Jan, there’s enough to keep us busy until next weekend…
Dancing In The Dark
Dance your way into the weekend with this evening’s event at SharedSpace! Expect a fun, improv-style dance jam, lit by candles alone. Doors will open at 8.45pm and lights go out at 9pm, with the dancing beginning after a short-guided movement and meditation session.
When: Friday, 26 January, 8:45pm to 10pm
Where: SharedSpace, 31/F The Sharp, 11-13 Sharp Street East, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Free! Register here
Planeat Documentary Screening & Urban Farming Workshop
Relax this evening and enjoy a screening of the Planeat Documentary, courtesy of Naked Hub and The Store HK. The quirky, fast-paced film features well-regarded scientists, innovative chefs and responsible farmers who demonstrate how we can positively make a difference on the planet if we follow a diet which is good for our health and environment. Producer/Director Shelley Lee-Davies will also be attending the screening and will lead a brief Q&A after the film.
When: Friday, 26 January, 7:30pm to 10pm
Where: Naked Hub, G/F 5-13 New St, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
How much: $90 (includes tea, coffee, beer, water and free healthy snacks!) – get your tickets here!
Chanel’s Mademoiselle Privé Hong Kong
If you’re a lover of Chanel and haven’t yet checked out the Mademoiselle Privé exhibition, there’s no time like this weekend! The exhibit invites guests to immerse themselves in the dazzling history of the Fashion House and explore the modernity of Coco Chanel’s emblematic creations, how haute couture has been reinvented by Lagerfeld, the brand’s iconic Chanel No 5 fragrance and the re-editions of its “Bijoux de Diamants” fine jewellery collection first created by Coco in 1932.
When: Open daily from now until Friday, 9 February, from 10am
Where: PMQ, Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!
Carmen Huter – Artist Of The Month
Say goodbye to the Monday blues and head down to Brickhouse, to check out Carmen Hunter’s beautiful photography. Along with showcasing an array of travel photographs, the event will include a silent auction and raffle with amazing prizes to be won (from the likes of The Luxe Nomad, Mischa and more!), with a percentage of the proceeds and sales from the artist’s prints going to the Plastic Oceans Foundation. Brickhouse will also serve up a complimentary welcome drink by NZ Seven Brews beer from 6pm to 8pm.
When: Monday, 29 January, 6pm to 10pm
Where: Brickhouse, G/F, 20A D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry
The Foxy Pub Quiz
Feel like getting competitive this week? Don’t miss out on MR & MRS FOX’s very first pub quiz of 2018! Rack your brains with questions varying from food and music, to general trivia and a surprise bonus round for the chance to claim the championship title, along with awesome prizes, including great wines, a $1,000 bar tab on the night and a Valentine’s Day dinner for two.
When: Tuesday, 30 January, 7pm to 9pm
Where: MR & MRS FOX, 23 Tong Chong Street, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Submit your team name by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
New Menu Launch Party, Bye Bye Dry Jan
Have you managed to go all month without a single drink? To celebrate head on down to Back Bar this week and test out its brand-new cocktail menu. With cocktails priced at $80 and bar bites included, it’s not to be missed! Rick and Morty fans will be especially intrigued to try the Pickled Rick Sichuan fix, with Vodka, red bell pepper, Sichuan pepper, raspberry and pickle brine.
When: Wednesday, 31 January, 6pm to 1am
Where: Back Bar, 1-7 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry! With all cocktails priced at $80
Featured image courtesy of MR & MRS Fox via Facebook. Image #1 courtesy of Unsplash, image #2 courtesy of Carmen Hunter via Instagram, image #3 courtesy of The Store HK, image #4 courtesy of PMQ via Facebook, image #5 courtesy of MR & MRS FOX via Facebook, image #6 courtesy of Back Bar via Facebook