Midi Festival Line-Up: Suede and Lots of Locals

April 18, 2014

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.  Brit-pop band Sued...

Movie Smackdown: Black Coal, Thin Ice

April 18, 2014

The first bad sign came as we entered the cinema: was a film cleared for release in China really going to be a serious crime movie worthy of the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear award? Nop...

Shanghai Weekend Nightlife

April 17, 2014

The F1 is upon us (who doesn't love glamorous cars driving in circles?) and it has an accompanying slew of opening, after, and closing parties. Shanghai International Beer Festival also h...

Shanghai 72 Hour Challenge

April 17, 2014

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 question to answer. ...

ERA: Intersection of Time Acrobatics @ Shanghai Circus World

April 17, 2014

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 acrobati...

Photo Gallery: Feria de Abril @ el Efante

April 17, 2014

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. ...

Interview: Hedgehog

April 17, 2014

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 ...

Comment of the Week Winner

April 17, 2014

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...

China Travel: Luoyang Peony Festival

April 17, 2014

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...

Peruvian Food in Shanghai: Chala

April 17, 2014

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 pisc...