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Discover the best Beijing events, things to do, restaurants, gigs and nightlife

The best gigs this weekend
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The best gigs this weekend

You can even win tickets to one of 'em!

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The top parties this weekend
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The top parties this weekend

Officially the best nights out in Beijing

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Five of China's leading contemporary artists, in pictures
Books

Five of China's leading contemporary artists, in pictures

Stefanie Schweiger on what its like to document artists and their egos

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Go to a luxe screening of a Chinese cinema classic for free this weekend
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Go to a luxe screening of a Chinese cinema classic for free this weekend

See Crazy Stone at Capital M with Time Out

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Book with Time Out Tickets

Wicked

Wicked

The Broadway smash hit about the Witches of Oz comes to Beijing

21 May - 02 Jun
Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center | 北京天桥艺术中心
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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

A charming and modern live-action spin on the classic Disney animation

16 Mar - 06 Apr
Cinemas around Beijing
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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What's happening in Beijing

Show that love is a basic right and watch these LBGT films
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Show that love is a basic right and watch these LBGT films

You can watch #fivefilms4freedom online for free until Sunday

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Don't panic, but they're shutting one of Beijing airport's runways in April
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Don't panic, but they're shutting one of Beijing airport's runways in April

The main runway's going to be closed for nearly a month

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Gutted that Alien's Street Market closed? Here are some alternatives
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Gutted that Alien's Street Market closed? Here are some alternatives

The best markets in Beijing that are still kickin'

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We ate all the things at Jing A's new Brewers' Brunch
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We ate all the things at Jing A's new Brewers' Brunch

Spoiler alert: they were pretty good

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Get all of the discounts on China’s biggest restaurant review app

Get all of the discounts on China’s biggest restaurant review app

Get all of the discounts on China’s biggest restaurant review app

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Where to see Spring flowers in Beijing

Where to see spring flowers in Beijing
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Where to see spring flowers in Beijing

Get flower empowered at the best Spring sweet spots in the city

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Beijing area guides

Area guide: Sanlitun

Area guide: Sanlitun

The expat hot spot is home to some of the city's most exciting places to eat, drink and party

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Area guide: Tiananmen, Qianmen + Dashilar

Area guide: Tiananmen, Qianmen + Dashilar

Big ticket tourist attractions as well as cosier local joints in the heart of old Beijing

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Area guide: Liangmaqiao

Area guide: Liangmaqiao

Hit up the embassy district for great Japanese food as well as some hidden cheap eats

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Area guide: Greater Gulou

Area guide: Greater Gulou

Hit up the hutongs for vintage shops, poppin' bars and more

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Area guide: Wudaokou

Area guide: Wudaokou

Head to the universities' district for cheap restaurants, markets and bars

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Area guide: Wangjing

Area guide: Wangjing

Head to Beijing's Korean district for street markets, groundbreaking design, and lots and lots of kimchi

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Area guide: CBD

Area guide: CBD

Beijing's business district has more to offer than just banks and skyscrapers

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Area guide: 798

Area guide: 798

Beijing's famous art district has world-class galleries as well as restaurants, bars and shopping

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Latest restaurant reviews

Cinker Pictures

Cinker Pictures

A combined cinema and dining experience

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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GLO Kitchen x Raw Fitness
Restaurants

GLO Kitchen x Raw Fitness

A healthy lifestyle eatery with adjoining swanky gym

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Sureno
Restaurants

Sureno

A fresh take on Mediterranean cuisine in the stylish Opposite House

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The Little Smoke
Restaurants

The Little Smoke

A spinoff from The Big Smoke in offering bar bites a more secluded setting

  • 3 out of 5 stars
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The best of Beijing

The 100 best restaurants in Beijing
Restaurants

The 100 best restaurants in Beijing

Time Out's top 100 restaurants, cafes and places to eat in China's capital city

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Beijing's 25 best dishes
Restaurants

Beijing's 25 best dishes

You won’t be able to stop eating. We promise

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Beijing's best shops
Shopping

Beijing's best shops

The full list of Beijing's best shops

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Beijing's best museums
Things to Do

Beijing's best museums

A complete guide to the city's museums whether you want to discover art, history or bees

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100 best Chinese Mainland Films: the countdown
Film

100 best Chinese Mainland Films: the countdown

Discover the best of Chinese cinema with the top 100 Mainland movies

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50 things to do in Beijing
Visiting Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing

Whether you're in Beijing for 72 hours or a decade, don't miss the 50 best things to do in the city

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Spring in Beijing

Spring in Beijing

Spring in Beijing

Spring is finally here! Take advantage of the warmer weather and get outdoors

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