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What To Do This Week! October 20th -25th

By peterdixon89@ho..., 10/20/2015 - 10:28

Event: Hamlet

Date: 21/22/23/24/25 October

Where: Slaughethouse 1933

Price: 220RMB

Urban Aphrodite Presents: Hamlet, by William Shakespeare

Hamlet, The Prince of Denmark, is one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. With underlying themes of indecision,madness, revenge and secrecy, it has compelled audiences for the past 400 years to question their very existence.  Hamlet enters the play at the wedding of his mother to his uncle who has recently been crowned King after the mysterious death of his father. He is haunted by his father’s ghost and told in no uncertain terms that his uncle, the new king committed the most unnatural act of murder and must be avenged. Incestuous relationships, gang-like dealings and underhanded scheming lead to the inevitably bloody end to this perfect: play.

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Event: Dragon Burn Festival 2015

Date: 23 - 25 October

Price: 375RMB

Everyone's heard of Dragon Burn festival in the USA before - now it's time to sample it here on our own door step; things could get crazy!

Dragon Burn is a multi-day PARTICIPATORY event based on the principles of Burning Man. This year the event will be located 4 hours from Shanghai. 

The event will feature communal camping, participatory art, peer-to-peer workshops, music, performances and fire.  After you purchase a ticket, you will be sent a Survival Guide (in English and Chinese) which has the event location details and important info on how to be prepared for Dragon Burn.

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Event: PAN (film)

Date: 22 October

Where: Cinemas all over Shanghai

Starring: Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, Garrett Hedlund

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Event: Mafioso Swing: Frank Bray and His Big Band

Date: 24 October

Where: The Pearl

Price: 150RMB

"Gangster" Big Band Night, at The Pearl, Its 30's Chicago, Gangland Style, with Gin Joint music from the 12 piece Pearl Big Band! Grab your Maul, thats a girl, and that swell Fadora, your spats and Tatt's. Dress to impress and swing the night away with class, brass and sass of, "Mafioso Night" at The Pearl. The Godfather is in Town!

Happy Hour from 5PM to 8PM. Show starts at 9PM 

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Event: BBC Philharmonic 

Date: 24 October

Where: Shanghai Oriental Art Centre

Price: Only 580RMB / 880RMB left

The BBC Philharmonic is based at MediaCityUK in Salford and performs an annual season of concerts at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, as well as giving regular concerts in Hanley, Leeds, Kendal and other venues across the north of England. As one of the BBC’s six performing groups the orchestra records and performs concerts for BBC Radio 3. Most of the concerts the orchestra performs each year will be broadcast on Radio 3.

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That's all for this week!