What's On

What's On

(China Daily)
Updated: 2010-10-15 08:51
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Planet String

MASS Ensemble, a group known for its large musical instruments, combines the creative forces of architecture, sculpture, music, dance and visual arts. The American ensemble has been dubbed the "music magicians".

7:15 pm, Oct 22

Shanghai Grand Theatre, 300 Renmin Avenue


100-580 yuan

Pantomime from Prague

The Czech Republic's Lazne Touen Theater will perform at two theaters in Shanghai this month. The show is made up of four short plays and has already been taken to several international festivals since its premier in 2008.

7:30 pm, Oct 26-27, Shanghai Theater Academy, 670 Huashan Road

7:30 pm, Oct 28-29, Shanghai City Theater, 4889 Dushi Road, Minhang


80-280 yuan

Charity concert

A charity rock concert organized by the Shanghai World Foreign Language Middle School will take place on Oct 24 featuring rock bands from local middle schools. The concert is aimed at raising money for two primary schools in the Dabie Mountain area in Anhui province so they can improve their teaching facilities.

5:30 pm, Oct 24

Xuhui Youth Center, No 20, Lane 18 Gao'an Road



Classics with Metaphor

Wang Changxue elaborates on traditional Chinese symbols in his latest set of oil paintings, for example, by juxtaposing images from two ancient Chinese paintings to produce an unexpected modern feeling.

Opening: 3 pm, Oct 16

Daily 10 am-6 pm, until Oct 31

Caves Art Center, 1F, 32 Songyuan Road


Wang Xiaohui and Mini Cooper

Wang Xiaohui began collecting drawings and designs for the popular Mini Cooper from aspiring young artists months ago. Now she brings the fruits of these efforts together in her Dream Project inside a 2,000-square-meter exhibition hall. The photographer and architect has integrated her students' work and ideas into her latest multi-media installations. A real Mini Cooper is displayed, with its surface covered by one of Wang's drawings.

Shanghai Urban Sculpture Center, 570 Huaihai Road W


Art from Shandong

Shandong showcases its art scene to Shanghai audiences as part of the province's efforts to promote itself at the World Expo. Chinese oil paintings and calligraphy works by artists from Shandong form the bulk of the exhibition.

Until Oct 17

Zhu Qizhan Art Museum, 580 Ouyang Road


(China Daily 10/15/2010)


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