Pick of Six Shanghai Art Exhibitions: December 12-18

Give yourself an early holiday present by checking out big exhibition openings at OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Minsheng Art Museum and island6, plus don't forget to catch these shows at m97, Shanghart Gallery and the Rockbund. Read more >>

SIFL 2014-15 Roundup - Game Week 11

Weekly roundup of the footballing action in the Shanghai International Football League. Read more >>

Arts Breaker! Jiang Wen's blockbuster Gone With the Bullets opens today

After some censor drama, the Mainland's most anticipated film 'Gone with the Bullets' opens today. Its producers are talking big about the film breaking Transformers: Age of Extinction's record for the country's highest grossing film ever. Regardless, it will be the latest statement from director/writer/actor Jiang Wen who has crafted one of the world's most fascinating filmographies. Read more >>

Shanghai Weekly Party Planner: December 18-24

The holiday party season may be around the corner, but get an early start with two bass lords battling each other at The Shelter, futuristic R&B and the new genius of Italian disco at Arkham, the mysterious Vanilla Ace rocking Lola and a massive pillow fight at MAO Livehouse. Read more >>

Shanghai Weekly Gig Guide: December 17-23

Christmas is around the corner but there's plenty of early treats with a stacked lineup of local shows featuring Shanghai folk staples Liu Jian and Swing Shine, the first Shanghai Baroque Festival and Inferno Metal Awards, plus a visit from one of the country's best young bands, The Fallacy. Read more >>

Town Crier! Today is coldest since winter began, but there's hope

If you're reading this, we bet you can't feel your toes. Read more >>

History of the 'Hai: Sinking of the SS Kiangya - China's deadliest maritime disaster

The world’s worst maritime disaster unrelated to military action happened at the mouth of the Huangpu. Read more >>

INTERVIEW: Experimental documentary filmmaker Lynne Sachs

We talk with Lynne Sachs about film, race, feminism and more. Read more >>

WIN! Free V Cleanse packages delivered by Uber

Clean your body, get a free mug and all while riding in style... Read more >>

New Restaurant: Da Ivo

Eye-wateringly expensive Italian on the Bund.

Pick of Six Shanghai Art Exhibitions: December 12-18

A ton of exhibition openings this weekend including famed director Gu Changwei's show at MOCA Shanghai, a group exhibition featuring three of China's finest contemporary artists at Magda Danysz Gallery and plenty of exciting options at Noeli Gallery, FQ Projects, as well as events at the Power Station of Art and at Kick the Gong Around's Vintage Winter Market Fest. Read more >>

SIFL 2014-15 Roundup - Game Week 10

Weekly roundup of the footballing action in the Shanghai International Football League. Read more >>

Shanghai Exposed Photography: Shanghai Street Food Vendors

In this month's gallery from renowned Shanghai photography group Shanghai Exposed we turn to the city's street food vendors. Read more >>

Shanghai Weekly Party Planner: December 11-17

While it's a bummer that The Pharcyde ended up cancelling their gig, there's plenty of options to get your boogie on from Kode 9's annual party at The Shelter, SCNTST finally making his Shanghai debut at Arkham, tropical house star Joyce Muniz rocking Lola and so much more. Read more >>

Sneak Peek: The Nest

An inside glance of the new Grey Goose themed Rockbund bar. Read more >>

WIN! Tickets to Post-punk trio The Fallacy's Shanghai show

The young post-punk trio out of Henan Province have released two acclaimed albums on Modern Sky and will bring their first national tour to Yuyintang on December 20. Read more >>

Town Crier! Madison closing, relocating

In the week one Shanghai institution closed it's doors for good, we now hear another is shutting down but thankfully this time, only to relocate to another location. Read more >>

Town Crier! Kick The Gong Around Winter Festival This Weekend!

Kick The Gong Around are back with their third grand bazaar – a three-day Vintage Winter Fest happening this weekend! Read more >>

Shanghai trap rapper Al Rocco on his upcoming mixtape 'Raised in China'

Since releasing ‘Red Money’ during Chinese New Year, Al Rocco has taken over Shanghai’s hip hop scene. The Hong Kong-born rhymer has bigger plans in mind starting with the release of his fifth mixtape, the trap-heavy 'Raised in China.' Read more >>

Art Breaker: Avenged Sevenfold to make Shanghai debut on January 9

Chart topping metal group Avenged Sevenfold will make their Mainland debut next year with a January 9 show at Mixing Room & Muse. Limited edition RMB580 early bird tickets are on sale now. Read more >>


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