The best events to book on Time Out Tickets right now

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Winner of six Academy Awards including Best Original Score and Best Original Song, La La Land tells the story of aspiring actress Mia and jazz musician Sebastian, struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. This December, experience La La Land like never before with a live symphony. Led by Brazilian conductor Thiago Kastrup Tiberio, the orchestra will perform composer Justin Hurwitz's Oscar-winning score live alongside a full screening of the film – from the toe-tapping opener 'Another Day of Sun' to the delightful 'Planetarium' instrumental and the recurring 'City of Stars'. A must-see treat for fans of the heartfelt musical.

For all the other excellent events making their way to the capital, make sure you take a look at our picks and book them, right here, right now. It really couldn't be any easier.

Film

Murder on the Orient Express

Critics' pick

Glamorous passengers are stuck on a train while a murderer is on the loose – it’s a jolly good job then that a detective is also among them. Reinvented for 2017, this adaptation of Christie's bestselling masterpiece features an all-star cast, including Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz and Michelle Pfeiffer.

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Cinemas around Beijing 10 Nov - 08 Dec Buy tickets

Thor: Ragnarok

Critics' pick

Picking up two years after the events of Avengers: Age of Ultron, we find a lost and hammer-less Thor washing up on Sakaar, where the now perma-furious Hulk is a gladiatorial hero. Helmed by What We Do in the Shadows director Taika Waititi, Ragnarok is a riotous, screwball threequel.

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Cinemas around Beijing 03 Nov - 06 Dec Buy tickets

Blade Runner 2049

Critics' pick

A colossal piece of retro-futuristic gorgeousness, Blade Runner 2049 follows on 30 years after the events of Ridley Scott's cult classic. Ryan Gosling portrays K, a young blade runner who discovers a long-buried secret, sending him on the hunt for former blade runner Rick Deckard who's been missing for 30 years.

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Cinemas around Beijing 26 Oct - 21 Nov Buy tickets

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Critics' pick

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

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Cinemas around Beijing 29 Sep - 20 Nov Buy tickets

Bad Genius

Critics' pick

This bitingly clever Thai comedy follows the story of Lynn, a genius high school student and professional exam taker. In order to earn a million baht, Lynn and her mates head to Sydney, Australia in order to finish an international SAT exam and deliver the answers before the exam takes place in Thailand.

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Cinemas around Beijing 13 Oct - 20 Nov Buy tickets
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Things to do

Lumen Matrix

Critics' pick

This digital art exhibition showcases more than 20 artworks including still image, installations and VR works alongside award-winning artworks from the 2017 Lumen Prize - including this year’s Gold Award winner Plastic Reflectic.

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Today Art Museum (北京今日美术馆) , 32 Baiziwan Lu Every day except Monday Buy tickets

Nightlife

Emancipator

Critics' pick

A sleeping giant of the electronic music world, Douglas Appling – more commonly known as Emancipator – has quietly established himself as a mainstay in the electronic music scene since the release of his debut album Soon It Will Be Cold Enough in 2006.

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Tango , 79 Hepingli Xijie 20 Nov Buy tickets

Music

John 5 and the Creatures

Critics' pick

John 5's impressive resume includes shredding with Marilyn Manson, Rob Halford, Dave Lee Roth and currently, as right-hand guitarist to Rob Zombie. Arriving in China for his Season of the Witch tour, expect a guitar-led shred fest at Tango.

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Tango , 79 Hepingli Xijie 26 Nov Buy tickets

Scala & Kolacny Brothers

Critics' pick

Directed by the Kolacny brothers, Scala is an indie-rock choir renowned for its creative and intimate reworkings of famous rock, metal and pop songs. Arriving in Beijing this December, the programme includes covers of hit songs from Radiohead, Iron Maiden, David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, The Cure and more.

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Beijing Concert Hall (北京音乐厅) , 1 Bei Xinhua Jie 01 Dec Buy tickets

Stage

Acrobuffos: Air Play

Critics' pick

Featuring flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen, this modern spectacle brings together clowning, acrobatics and air sculpture in one poetic ode to childhood.

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Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre Grand Theatre , Building 9, Tianqiao Nan Dajie, Xicheng (西城区天桥南大街9号楼) Xicheng Beijing Beijing 18 Nov Buy tickets

Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Critics' pick

A return to Cirque du Soleil's origins, Kooza combines acrobatic performance with the art of clowning, while exploring fear, identity, recognition and power. Written and directed by David Shiner, a former Cirque du Soleil clown, Kooza is an enthralling circus spectacle featuring jaw-dropping feats and theatrical ingenuity.

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Chaoyang Park (朝阳公园) , 1 Nongzhan Nan Lu 16-24 Dec Buy tickets

Jersey Boys

Critics' pick

Winner of four Tony awards including Best Musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of the rise, and eventual break-up, of pop superstars Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Moving and insightful, this slickly-produced musical features the best songs from The Four Seasons' extensive catalogue of relentlessly catchy and infectious hits.

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Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre (天桥艺术中心) , Tianqiao Nandajie 30 Dec - 07 Jan Buy tickets

Legally Blonde The Musical

Critics' pick

A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Equal parts hilarious and heart-warming, this musical is so much fun it's barely legal.

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Poly Theatre (保利剧院) , 14 Dongzhimen Nan Dajie Every day except Thursday Buy tickets

Family

Disney On Ice

Critics' pick

Grab your Mickey ears and get ready as Disney On Ice celebrates 100 years of magic! Be charmed by a cast of over 50, including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Disney princesses, and Disney’s Frozen as they bring 14 stories and 30 songs to life.

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Capital Indoor Stadium , 5 Baishi Qiao Lu 18 Nov Buy tickets
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