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The best things to do in Beijing this May

Know more, do more this May

With a bevy of some of the best local and international DJs, stage divas, musos and Hollywood blockbusters heading our way, this month's shaping up to be a real corker. Events in Beijing are always wonderfully diverse and May is definitely set to be no different. Take a peek at our top picks of the best films, gigs, nightlife events and exhibitions to keep you busy all through the month.

Make sure you also check back every now and then, we'll be regularly updating this blog as events get announced!

Things to do

Neighborhood Earth

Critics' pick

NASA presents an immersive exhibition through the solar system

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Indigo , 18 Jiuxianqiao Lu Every day except Monday Buy tickets



Critics' pick

Bold, exhilarating punk-rock from the Canadian trio

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Yue Space , 7 Banqiaonanxiang 25 May


Critics' pick

Blue Note breaks up its usual programming with the indietronica duo

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Blue Note , 23 Qianmen Dong Dajie 31 May Buy tickets


12th Planet

Critics' pick

The King of Dubstep crowns Hustle Club

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Hustle Club , -1F, 6 Gong Ti Xi Lu (工体西路6号地下一层) Chaoyang Beijing Beijing 25 May Buy tickets


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Italian hardstyle mainstay at a Gongti megaclub

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One Third , 6 Workers’ Stadium West Road 25 May




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