What's On

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.
Art & Culture

Ancient Chinese art to go under the hammer

A cluster of ancient Chinese ink-wash paintings, calligraphy, seals, porcelain and contemporary pieces will go under the hammer at the Shanghai Exhibition Center on April 30.
Entertainment

Huangpu Theater brings the world to Shanghai

From "The Magic Flute" to "The Nutcracker" and the Bolshoi Ballet, Huangpu Theater's new program promises a feast of drama, ballet and opera in HD.
Entertainment

Music festivals changing their tune

With more than 200 events a year, some Chinese music fans raise questions over quality, while others say that number is far from enough. 
Entertainment

Well-known Taiwan theater director to present original drama in Shanghai

Li Tsung-hsi will present his latest offering "Across the Sea to See You" at PG Theater. The drama tells a story about the reunion of a couple in love.
Art & Culture

Liu Haisu Art Museum hosts rare exhibition

Revered artist Cui Ruzhuo is holding an exhibition of his ink-wash paintings at the Liu Haisu Art Museum. His works are highly sought-after, fetching high prices at auctions.
Art & Culture

Concert paying homage to a master of Peking and Kunqu operas

Shanghai Theater Academy's College of Chinese Opera is paying tribute to the late Peking and Kunqu Opera artist Yu Zhenfei with a concert next month. 
Art & Culture

A toast to 'The King of Tea'

This year's Shanghai Tea Week not only aims to promote Chinese tea culture, but pays tribute to Wu Juenong (1897-1989), "The King of Tea."
Art & Culture

Oceans choking on plastic, but there is a solution

An innovative Dutch-backed exhibition in Shanghai highlights the problem of plastic pollution in the ocean and shows innovative solutions.
Entertainment

Greenland concerts getting close to nature and music

Lovers of nature and music are in for a rare treat as the Greenland Classical Music Concert series returns to Shanghai's Chenshan Botanical Garden.
Entertainment

Theater celebrates 20th anniversary with new production of Verdi's 'Nabucco'

A new production of the classic opera is to be premiered at the Shanghai Grand Theater as part of its 20th anniversary celebrations.
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