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Shaving in the Dark, Shanghai Soup and Other Community Events this Week
If you need a break from all the holiday cheer, here are some community events that look real good this week. Tonight Shaving in the Dark's hosting an animated movie night and tomorrow will bring a lecture on China’s Gender Gap from Hopkins China Forum. The launch of the second Shanghai Literary Review is set for the weekend, as well as the return of Shanghai Soup, and a chance for your dreams of sushi making to come a little closer to fruition. If not now, when?

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on Wed Dec 13 2017

Nights of Animation Movies

My Place Ruin Bar - 3/F, 1788 Xinzha Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu

Tonight Shaving in the Dark is organizing an animated movie night with shorts of different styles, lengths, and origins (including: Dragon Ball, Rurouni Kenshin, Death Note, and more). They'll also have pens and paper for doodling and zines on sale. No entry fee. 7.30pm.


on Thu Dec 14 2017

CINEMQ 19: 'Blue'

ALL Club - 2F, 17 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Changle Lu

CINEMQ presents BLUE, a program of short films celebrating Black/QPOC/African queerness, because "our queer community is only as rich, as beautiful and as complex as the people in it." Amen! Screening start at 9pm.

Also Roxie will be hosting a SHQFF 2017 Queer Shorts Weekend. On December 16 they'll screen all 8 award-winning shorts from the first SHQFF, followed by an after-screening panel with Blooming Night director Bell Zhong and producer Ye Xiankai. The next day will bring 6 films from different cultural backgrounds.


on Thu Dec 14 2017

The Hopkins China Forum: China’s Gender Gap in Competitiveness

Wooden Box - 9 Qinghai Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu

The next Hopkins China Forum brings Jane Zhang, Professor at HKUST, to discuss China’s Gender Gap in Competitiveness: Culture, Institutions, and Gender Policies. The lecture will run from 7-8.15pm but you're encouraged to stay for a drink after. Mixin' and mingling and also a live jazz band. Free entry. Email editor@shanghai-review.org to RSVP.

You can learn more about the Shanghai Review and Shanghai's lecture series here.


on Sat Dec 16 2017

The Shanghai Literary Review - Issue Two Launch Party

My Place Ruin Bar - 3/F, 1788 Xinzha Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu

The Shanghai Literary Review's having launch party for their second edition. There'll be reading of submitted work and editors'll be present to discuss their favorite pieces. It's free to get in but you could, y'know, support independent publishing by buying a copy. Or a few...makes for a sweet gift yo.


on Sun Dec 17 2017

Shanghai Soup: Fresh Start

MIXPACE Wonderwall - No 15, Lane 1213 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Shaa...

Shanghai Soup is a micro funding initiative in partnership with Fresh Start. The idea is to hear pitches on four local projects while eating soup, then vote on the project you think benefits the community most. The project with the most votes will take home the money collected at the door from the 50rmb entry fee. Runs from 5.30-8pm.


on Sun Dec 17 2017

Hatsune Sushi Making Class

Haiku by Hatsune (Jinqiao) - 601 Lantian Lu, near Lan'an Lu

Hatsune is offering a class on making three different sushi rolls with sushi master Alan Wong. Costs 380rmb, includes all ingredients. Runs from 12-2pm.


on Sun Dec 17 2017

Strays x BFC Adoption Event

Amanda Plaza - 1118 Changshou Lu, near Wuning Lu

Strays and Best Friends China are teaming up for an adoption day at Amanda Plaza from 11am-4pm. Cute furry animals that need a home. Free entry.


And...incase you missed it here's another shout out to Hanakkuh festivities.

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