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    Midi Festival 2014 is bringing three separate stages of international live metal acts and local electro to Pudong Sanjia Port in exactly a week, and we're getting excited.&... (More...)
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    We've all had friends and family come through Shanghai, asking us for our tips on what to do in this city. Heck, some of us are tourists ourselves. It's not always an easy ... (More...)
  • A Cheesy Spot

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  • Jackie Chan Film Gallery Opens

    Hasn't it been far too long since you spent a lazy Sunday ordering Mealbay Taco Mama's and watching all of the Rush Hour films? Or maybe you're one for spending the we... (More...)
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Shanghai Blogs   Going to watch ERA's Intersection of Time, the acrobat’s show at Shanghai Circus World, is definitely something to tick off the Shanghai bucket list. The event showcases jaw-dropping acrobatic talent that leaves viewers awestruck and scratching their heads, questioning t...

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Shanghai Blogs   This past Sunday was Spanish festival Feria de abril, which Spanish restaurant el Efante celebrated with flair and then some. Check out all the photos from this fantastic event below.

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Shanghai Blogs   Beijing trio Hedgehog specializes in dreamy noise pop tinged with a bit of grunge. Their charismatic female drummer Atom is also the main vocalist for their upbeat, hopeful lyrics, which she sings in a mix of Chinese and English. We caught up with the band (via a translator) b...

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Win Stuff   Every week, City Weekend will give away a prize for our favorite comment made that week. This week's prize comes to you compliments of the 2nd Blind Wine Tasting + Bubba's BBQ event @ the Anken Green rooftop next weekend. The winner of this week's comment of the week...

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Reviews   The folks behind Coffee Tree and Bistro Burger have brought us Chala, which serves tapas and cocktails right next to the latter on Fumin Lu. We started off with two pisco drinks: the standard pisco sour (RMB48) and the chilcano de pisco (RMB48), the latter made with pisco, li...

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Shanghai Blogs   If you’re into Chinese culture, one of the coolest things you can do in April is check out the annual peony festival in Luoyang. Hardly anyone thinks about Henan beyond the fighting monks of the Shaolin Temple -- it’s gotten a bad rap globally. But every year in L...

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