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JUL 24TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Shanghai says goodbye to one of its biggest DJs. We talk to him about the industry, life lessons/knowledge drops, and why free drinks are fucking...

JUL 23RD, 2014 - By Marilyn Cheong

Dropping some knowledge on ASAS. Everything you need to know about when, where and with whom to play team sports in Shanghai.

JUL 22ND, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Former fellow Shanghairen Dan Washburn explores golf, corruption, land grabs and China's ever-widening wealth gap.

JUL 21ST, 2014 - By Sacco

Recently reunited indie band Slowdive comes to Shanghai this Saturday and Music Monday has trax to get you in that dreampop mood.

JUL 18TH, 2014 - By Morgan Short

Visiting the set of James Cameron's Avatar, aka Zhangjiajie in Hunan. Bracing views, breathable air, beautiful greenery...

JUL 17TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Talking with the dudes behind Chinese music website Wooozy.cn about the Chinese interwebs, media, club culture, music promotion and records.

JUL 16TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Nine new cocktail bars and counting. It's a great time to be a drunk! Check out our pretty pictures of some cool summer cocktails around town.

JUL 16TH, 2014 - By Josh Feola

A talk with the director of documentary Spray Paint Beijing ahead of some screenings this weekend at Basement6, The Apartment and Dada.

JUL 15TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Spanish-inspired cuisine in a Japanese delivery system. We check out the new tapas concept by former el Willy acolyte Huang Ling.

JUL 14TH, 2014 - By Sacco

Sacco looks back at two decades of Chinese Metal bands like Ritual Day, Suffocated, and Chaos Mind ahead of this Sunday's Sepultura show.

JUL 11TH, 2014 - By SmSh

This concludes the weekly transmission of the My Weekender column. Yes. You're welcome. It's over. Done. It was a wild ride while it lasted.

JUL 11TH, 2014 - By Morgan Short

Five techno tracks that relate to seven years of life in Shanghai, handpicked by Shanghai Ultra from the VOID crew with stories to match.

JUL 10TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Our newest tool: User-generated reviews of gyms all conveniently pin-pointed on a map, with all the essentials (VPN required).

JUL 9TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Checking out some psychedelic animation, human emotion maps, and net-art down at K11's Metamorphosis of the Virtual.

JUL 8TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Spanish celebrity chef Paco Roncero teams up with Barbarossa and plants a flag in Xintiandi. A look inside his modern tapas chain.

JUL 7TH, 2014 - By SmSh

We're experiencing a small window of warm, sunny weather. We're taking it. Presenting once again our annual gallery of places to swim.

JUL 7TH, 2014 - By Sacco

Sacco tries to sell you on the joys of Chinese vinyl with releases by The Psyders, Tom & Kate, Street Kills Strange Animals, Dear Eloise ....

JUL 4TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Willy Trullas Moreno goes back to the basics with his newest resto: a casual, colorful and quirky new tapas bar in the Taixing Lu courtyard.

JUL 3RD, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Talking to trumpeter Theo Croker about playing 3,000 shows in Shanghai, bottle fights in Cantonese restaurants, and why India may be the new Shanghai.

JUL 3RD, 2014 - By SmSh

For the month of July we've got a mix of tried and true and something new with dim sum garden, Inagiku, M on the Bund and Element Fresh...

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