Flamenco fix - 12 hours of food and wine at Feria de Abril

Take a deep breath, yes there is yet another great excuse to spend the weekend drinking as elElefante brings the traditional Spanish festival Feria de Abril to Shanghai. Read more >>

Al Fresco Issue: Top Bund View Rooftops

Rise up like the rich and famous

Tiger Father: How the web is getting parents in a tangle

This month, the Tiger Father laments how the Internet has made it that much harder for parents to make up answers to their kids questions on the spot. Read more >>

Mr Willis Fundraiser Lunch

Mr Willis continues its support for the Baobai Foundation, the charity working with Shanghai medical professionals to provide life saving surgeries to Chinese orphans. Read more >>

Bar review: Belgian Beer Cafe

Boasting more than 60 restaurants in 18 countries around the world, this is the first branch of this chain restaurant in Mainland China. Read more >>

Photos: Shanghai Fight Night 2014 @ Shanghai Center

The third Shanghai Fight Night took place on Friday April 4 at the Shanghai Centre with professional fighters from all over China. Read more >>

Suede to perform at MIDI Music Festival

It's music festival season and the MIDI Festival has announced that Britpop innovators Suede will be performing at both the Shanghai and Beijing editions of the festival. Read more >>

Win a chance to meet Alfredo Rodriguez

Since defecting from Cuba to America in 2009, Alfredo Rodríguez has shone as one of jazz’s brightest young stars. The Quincy Jones protégé and co-writer of Shanghai World Expo theme 'Better City, Better Life' returns to support his recently released sophomore album 'The Invasion Parade'. Read more >>

Buy your tickets for Brawl on the Bund now!

Tickets for Shanghai's number one black tie boxing event are on sale now! Read more >>

Interview: M.M. Plumm, Dr. Sketchy's Shanghai Overlord (with ticket giveaway)

What started as a burlesque and live drawing oddity in hipster Brooklyn has spread to more than 130 cities across the world. Dr. Sketchy’s Shanghai overlord M.M. Plumm discusses its appeal and previews their upcoming show 'Pinned'. Read more >>

China's first large scale indoor electronic music festival goes down on May 17 at Pudong Expedition Center. The Electric Circus has already confirmed acts like DJ Falcon, Cosmic Gate, Swanky Tunes, Nova Heart and others. They're also offering special RMB150 early-bird tickets available until April 10. Read more >>

Interview: Shanghai Shakespeare's Thomas Caron

Since debuting in late 2012 with productions of The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra and Pericles, Shanghai Shakespeare has produced Mandarin adaptations of classic English plays. Organized by experienced Hollywood actor and drama director Thomas Caron, their next endeavor is Three Short Plays by Samuel Beckett. Read more >>

Preview: Chinese Opera Festival

Shanghai Grand Theatre’s annual Chinese Opera Festival, complete with English subtitles, kicks off April 12 and shines a spotlight on the acclaimed Taiwanese Guoguang’s 'Chinese Opera Actor Trilogy'. Read more >>

People's Square Pillow Fight this Saturday!

The third annual Shanghai Pillow Fight is due to take place this Saturday at People's Square. Read more >>

Interview: Lu Xiaolei, Vice Secretary of Shanghai Fashion Week Committee

There is a new mood of seriousness at Shanghai Fashion Week (SFW). Now in its 12th year, the event has successfully evolved into a polished affair worth watching, attending and raving. We caught up with Lu Xiaolei to talk about the shows, the industry and bringing Chinese designers to the international arena. Read more >>

Win tickets to 'The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)'

After a sold-out run last November, Urban Aphrodite is bringing back their production of 'The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)' for a weekend of shows from April 11 to 13, including a bonus adult's only late night show on April 12 where the audience is encouraged to buy the cast drinks as they perform. Read more >>

Preview: College Drama Festival of Shanghai

Now entering its second decade, the College Drama Festival of Shanghai has become the premier showcase for the city’s numerous college drama clubs. Over 60 groups are vying for one of the coveted 15 spots to perform on the stage of the city’s only national drama center, the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center. Read more >>

New York Transit Authority kicks off Woozy.cn's dance series

As exhaustion settles over dubstep’s recent and unexpected ascent into mainstream clubs, underground artists like New York Transit Authority have begun to blaze a trail with slower, twistier takes on the house scene. The Bristol DJ kicks off Woozy.cn's new dance series, Woozy Offline. Read more >>

Strawberry Festival Announces International Acts

The Strawberry Music Festival returns to Shanghai and Beijing from May 1-3 and Modern Sky Entertainment has announced the international acts including Justice, Explosions in the Sky, Cut Copy and more. Read more >>

Attention: Pizza Marzano now PizzaExpress, holding one-week Stripe Party Tour

Shanghai pizza lovers take note: from April 2, Pizza Marzano will be adopting the name of its parent brand PizzaExpress. Read more >>


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