Is it bad that we’re starting to worry about what to do over Easter already?! Thankfully, there’s plenty going on in HK until then… and here are this week’s hottest picks, from yummy burgers to yummy boys!
We don’t need much convincing to buy make-up – but discounts of up to 60% are surely too good to resist! Couleur Caramel, a fab French cosmetics brand whose products are all certified organic and made from natural ingredients, is having an exclusive private sale at Emmanuel Fsalon… and you’re all invited! So now’s the time to stock up on some gorgeous organic make-up at fantastic prices – what are you waiting for girls?
Where: Emmanuel F Salon & Spa, Nexxus Building, Level 2, Shop 211-213, 41 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Payment by cash or EPS, credit cards accepted only on purchases over $500. No refunds, returns or exchanges!
HK’s biggest charity art event is back for another year – yes, it’s the return of Hong Kong Artwalk, your chance to binge on all varieties of visual arts in a whistlestop one-night tour of some of the 852’s best galleries. All ticket proceeds will be going to the Society of Community Organisation, and the price includes free drinks and finger food at the participating galleries too. We’ve been tipped off that the show at Cat Street Gallery, by Hong Kong-based photographer Denice Hough, is not to be missed!
Where: 66 participating galleries around Hong Kong Island, see full list here
How much: $450, see here for all ticket-selling venues
Her name is Rio…
So you missed out on Gaga tickets… but if you’re still in the concert mood, how about these two instead? Youtube sensation and maker of infamous Jellybean music video, Kina Grannis, will be serenading Hong Kong with one of her trademark intimate live shows on 11 March. Then it’s the turn of 80s pin-ups Duran Duran to rock AsiaWorld Expo on 14 Marchwith their set of 80s synth-pop classics and new favourites – their latest album was produced by Mark Ronson, donchaknow!
When: 11 March, 7.30pm; 14 March, 8pm
Where: Auditorium, KITEC, Kowloon Bay; Hall 10, Asiaworld Expo, Lantau
How much: $268-498; $588-1088; www.hkticketing.com, 3128 8288
What do we love more than a good burger? Five good burgers! Café Causette at the Mandarin Oriental is dishing up a platter of five very special Pulled Mini Burgers – with fillings including slow-cooked short rib beef, pork kim chi and oysters, and confit corn-fed chicken. The offer is for just two weeks at the irresistible super-lucky price of $88 so go down and grab your fill ASAP! You can then vote for your favourite burger on the Mandarin Oriental’s Facebook Page and the two most popular will be added to the permanent menu… so you’ve only yourself to blame if it doesn’t make the cut. Look out for Sassy’s full review next week!
When: 12-25 March, 7-9pm
Where: Café Causette, Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong
How much: $88
Ready for the rugby sevens yet? Well, we have the perfect event to get you in the mood… and who could say no to throwing some hot rugby players in the scrum?! FLY are joining forces with G.O.D and Kukuri for a charity auction date night, where all you Sassy mamas get to bid on some buff rugby boys – with all the proceeds going to the charity, Foodlink. What you get up to once you’ve won one is a whole other story!
Where: FLY, G/F, 24-30 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong
When: 15 March, 7pm
How much: Free entry; dig deep as all auction proceeds go to Foodlink!
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