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Published: Mar 17, 2022 08:12 PM
Neon Garden performs during a concert on October 16, 2021 in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang Province. Photo: IC

Neon Garden performs during a concert on October 16, 2021 in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang Province. Photo: IC

Neon Garden: Answer of Future - Rock gig

Neon Garden is an emerging Chinese indie rock band whose style appeals to both rock fans and those new to the genre. 

Creating songs with bright and catchy melodies that mirror British rock bands like Coldplay and Elbow, the young band of four 20-something men have been touring around China, performing at both festival and indie venues, despite their lead vocalist breaking his leg on stage while interacting with fans. 

The show in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province is going to be an exciting gig for indie rock music fans and also a great opportunity for those who are interested in indie rock but unfamiliar with it to get to know the ­cutting-edge music genre a little bit better. 

Where: Nanjing Sun Palace Theater, Nanjing

When: March 26, 2022

Price: 180 yuan ($28.4) to 510 yuan ($80.3)

Wavelength - Art exhibition 

This art exhibition in the Chongqing ­Municipality explores how the concepts of time and space can be interpreted differently in a contemporary art framework. The exhibition invited 18 artists from all over the world to establish an emotional connection to audiences through the dimensions of time and space and transform the exhibition site into a junction between various times and spaces and today's world.  

The exhibition divides artworks into four different "times": the past future tense, present continuous tense, simple present tense and future continuous tense. All of those sections will cover works created using various mediums. 

The art show aims to change viewers' existing current perceptions of the two abstract ideas of time and space. 

The show in Chongqing features international artists such as Elise Morin, Miguel Rothschild and Raquel Kogan, and also emerging domestic art creators such as Wang Xin, Liu Ya and Wei Yuqi. 

For many art lovers, the occasion is also going to be a nice event to get to know more people who share similar interests. 

Where: Chongqing Times Art Museum, Chongqing 

When: Until April 10, 2022

Price: 30 yuan ($4.7) 

Plastic Up! - Art exhibition 

Have you ever paid attention to the most common material in our everyday lives? Plastic is literally everywhere in various forms. 

This exhibition in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province is focused on this banal yet common material to not only explore its use in art, but also to discuss the cultural connotations of consumerism that plastic has in an artistic framework. 

The exhibition is going to offer visitors an uncanny experiences about "plastic," not just the material itself, but also the cultural interpretations behind it. 

So, grab your ticket now if you are interested in this show. 

Where: Kong Lab, Shenzhen

When: Until April 17, 2022

Price: 38 yuan ($6)