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The best things to do this weekend

Your weekend forecast of the capital's best events

Kicking off this weekend, the Dashilar Multicultural Living Festival features a host of local DJs, good food, craft workshops and art installations. Taking place all over Dashilar's hutongs, 30RMB gets you entry and a meal, so get organized and pre-purchase your tickets now.

We're also buzzing for Saturday, when Café Zarah is teaming up with Back2Basics to host their latest installment of Hutong Sessions. Head on down for good booze, chilled vibes and slick beats. For those who can't get enough of the Back2Basics DJs, the party keeps going at Lantern with Belgian producer Locked Groove, while DJ Mag Top 100 DJ (for four years running) Dannic heads to Sir Teen to play a killer set.

For all the other best ways to spend this weekend in the capital, check our picks of the best gigs, parties, cultural events and one-off film screenings – it's never too early to get planning!

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