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This column compiles popular activities and events in Shanghai, so you don't have to! It covers exhibitons, concerts, drama performances and other fun activities. This useful guide will help you decide where to head when you have some spare time. If you have any suggestions or recommendations, please contact us at zhengqiong@shanghaidaily.com.
This column compiles popular activities and events in Shanghai, so you don't have to! It covers exhibitons, concerts, drama performances and other fun activities. This useful guide will help you decide where to head when you have some spare time. If you have any suggestions or recommendations, please contact us at zhengqiong@shanghaidaily.com.
Mural an inspiration for latest shadow puppet show - Entertainment in China
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Mural an inspiration for latest shadow puppet show

Following the success of the multimedia shadow play "Mulan," the Shanghai Puppet Theater is premiering a new production, "The Nine-Colored Deer," at its newly renovated theater.
Nostalgic look at 70 years of gaming culture - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Nostalgic look at 70 years of gaming culture

The exhibition "Player of Beings" has gathered a group of installation artists to discuss the relationship between video games, social changes and the evolution of technology.
Larger-than-life celebration of Year of the Ox - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Larger-than-life celebration of Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year's lighting decorations and art installations have been set up at the Bund Finance Center to celebrate the Year of the Ox.
Calligraphy and sculpture in 'visual dialogue' - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Calligraphy and sculpture in 'visual dialogue'

An exhibition at the art museum of Shanghai Oil Painting and Sculpture Institute is conducting a "visual dialogue" between Chinese calligraphy and sculpture via art pieces.
Suzhou Ballet interprets 'The Nutcracker' - Entertainment in China
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Suzhou Ballet interprets 'The Nutcracker'

"The Nutcracker" is one of the classic ballet theaters present around the turn of the year. Suzhou Ballet's version keeps Tchaikovsky's music, but has developed a new story plot.
Last chance to see 'Rubber Pencil Devil' - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

Last chance to see 'Rubber Pencil Devil'

American artist Alex Da Corte's 160-minute stream of highly stylized videos is displayed on 20 screens on two main floors of Rong Zhai, a city center residence built in 1918.
Take a musical ride on the 'Express Romance' - Entertainment in China
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Take a musical ride on the 'Express Romance'

Chinese-Canadian pianist Zhang Haotian will present a piano recital entitled "Express Romance," and take his audiences on a musical journey on January 22.
What to talk about stranded on a Pacific island? - Entertainment in China
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What to talk about stranded on a Pacific island?

As the seventh work of playwright Stan Lai's crosstalk play series, "Crosstalk Travelers" centers on two travelers who share their travel experiences and the meaning of traveling.
A world of lies, mockery, humans and technology - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

A world of lies, mockery, humans and technology

"Lying Sophia and Mocking Alexa" features a group of artistic installations which provide a scenario to discuss the relationship between human and machine in today's age of AI.
Festivals in rocking start to the new year - Entertainment in China
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Festivals in rocking start to the new year

The cream of China's rock stars, including Cui Jian, "the father of Chinese rock," and Penicillin, will perform in Shanghai and neighboring Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces.
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