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

Life and times of a Chinese martyr

Du Zhongyuan, a renowned journalist and entrepreneur, was a leading figure during China's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.
Entertainment

Marriage falls apart before your very eyes on Shanghai stage

"Some people fight to retain (love) ... but you cannot stop others falling in love with someone else," said French actor Raphael Personnaz. "It is helpless."
Art & Culture

Solo exhibition experiments with Eastern and Western influences

An unusual exhibition featuring a fusion of traditional ink-wash paintings is underway at the Liu Haisu Art Museum.
Entertainment

Avatar's Pandora to come to life on Shanghai stage

Pandora, the mysterious planet in James Cameron's "Avatar," will come to life in Shanghai as Cirque de Soleil brings their multimedia show "TORUK – The First Flight."
Entertainment

'Cats' ready to get its claws into Shanghai

The award-winning musical phenomenon is back in town with a fresh-new set.
Entertainment

Anniversary of national anthem to be celebrated by Fudan choir

To celebrate the 83rd anniversary of the song "March of the Volunteers," Shanghai's Echo Choirs will present a concert featuring classic Chinese songs in August.
Art & Culture

Exhibition opens door to Suzhou's intangible cultural heritage

An exhibition featuring 18th-century Taohuawu woodcut prints are underway at Suzhou Art Museum through June 25.
Art & Culture

Celebrated artist to showcase work for first time on Chinese mainland

One of Asia's most renowned artists is showcasing a retrospective exhibition at Christie's Shanghai Art Space.
Entertainment

Puppets taking over Shanghai as part of theater festival

The Hub Puppet Theater Festival, featuring 71 performances of 16 programs, is being held throughout the month of June.
Entertainment

Sky's the limit for indie record label Maybe Mars

Beijing-based indie label Maybe Mars is showing no signs of slowing down despite celebrating its 10th anniversary last year.
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