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    Good news -- the new issue of City Weekend Parents & Kids has officially hit stands! You can find it all over the city at any of the following locations: Times Grocery... (More...)
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  • Kung Fu Komedy: Dennis Regan

    This Friday and Saturday (Oct. 17-18), American stand-up comedian Dennis Regan performs at the Kung Fu Komedy Club. A familiar face to many television viewers, Regan has ap... (More...)
  • Restaurant Knock Offs

    We know that China does a few things really well, perhaps the most well-known of which is to copy others.  But it turns out Nanjing Xi Lu isn't the only place yo... (More...)
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Enter the 2014 CW Art & Writing Competition

Family   The City Weekend Art & Writing Competition is open to all international students in Shanghai, ages 2-18. The competition will be divided into three different age groups (Group A: age 2-6; Group B: age 7-13; Group C: age 14-18). Below you will find the details of the compet...

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Shanghai's Top 3 Panna Cotta

Shanghai Blogs   Hakkasan | The Bund This upscale Chinese restaurant from London does an elaborate take on simple, classic northern Italian pudding. It’s presented dramatically in a clear, bulbous bowl with a cloud of dry ice vapor swirling around. The vanilla panna cotta (RMB88) is top...

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Shanghai Blogs   City Weekend's website hosts a pets classifieds section -- so every day, you can check it for animals in Shanghai in need of a home. There are lots of active community groups working for animal protection in Shanghai -- PPAR, SCAA, JAR -- the following animals are being cared ...

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Shanghai Blogs   Car ownership is, undeniably, part of the Chinese middle class dream. After all, how are we supposed to correctly categorize and grade our fellow human, and ourself, unless we have clear ranking systems such as car badges and model numbers?       If you get a...

Interview: Electric Punanny

Shanghai Blogs   NYC-based DJ duo Electric Punanny, comprised of Brooklynites Jasmine Solano and MeLo-X, mash together dancehall, reggae and other variants of Caribbean music with electronic sounds from grime to house. Their weekly sweaty club nights at Webster Hall gained enough traction over...

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