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Photo Gallery: ShanghaiPRIDE Fundraiser Masquerade

Shanghai Blogs   On April 12, LGBT mainstay 390 on Panyu Lu held a Masquerade Ball. All proceeds will go to benefit ShanghaiPRIDE 2014. Don't miss the next one on Wednesday the 23rd, also at 390. Check out all the photos from the ball:  -- Got photos from your ...

Coded: Best-Selling Crime Thriller Disappoints

Reviews   We really wanted to like this book. Really, we did. On paper, Decoded has got it all -- a best-selling Chinese crime thriller author that in a previous life spent years in China’s secret service, high sales on the Chinese market, and a plot that ostensibly involves the...

How to Stream Your Favorite Shows in China

Shanghai Blogs   Sure, expat life in Shanghai is fun, fast-moving and thrilling. But we all get homesick for our favorite television and movies from back in our homeland. Read on to learn how to get the latest episodes of Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and even the finale of...

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Shanghai Blogs   Two things struck me at The Lumineers concert back in February. One, the banjo is one badass stringed instrument that doesn’t get nearly enough love. Two, smart phones play far too large a role in concerts. At one point, the band stopped playing and asked the audience t...

High Fashion Python

Shanghai Blogs   Founded by Shanghai native Mabel Lin, March 5 specializes in python-skin clutches, wallets and accessories. Python skin’s natural color, shape and durability set it apart from cheaper snakeskins, and according to Lin, the pieces are so high-quality that they glow in the ...

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