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Shanghai Blogs   We remember reading, even as far back as 2004, the sentence “Shanghai is an international city, like London or New York.” This ridiculously false notion was peddled by one of the typically servile and deferential local “reporters” of an English-language...

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Shanghai Blogs   Ready for another big weekend in the big city? Read on for our round up of the weekend's top six events.  Bakery Workshop: Crème Brûlée | Shanghai Young Bakers From 10AM to 3PM on Saturday, come by the SYB's workshop in Putuo and learn how to make ...

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Shanghai Blogs   If you think street art in Shanghai consists just of phone numbers sprayed across crumbling walls, you’re looking in the wrong places. True, graffiti as an art form isn’t as prominent here as in London or LA, but Shanghai is privy to a growing street art scene. Fo...

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