Xianzai Shanghai is a service of Xianzai.com
        Volume 13, issue 176 - May 11, 2009
       
For other city infomation, please check:
       
Xianzai Beijing    Xianzai Guangdong    Xianzai Dalian
Click a section in the Table of Contents below to get great information
 

Get Your Free Weekly Copy of Xianzai Shanghai!
Shanghai's longest running weekly ezine full of what's happening in China's fastest city!

Click Here To Subscribe

What is Xianzai?
"Xianzai" means "now" in Mandarin Chinese. Xianzai publishes over 50 of its own newsletters! This newsletter is but one of them and to subscribe to others make sure you visit us by
clicking here!

Get the latest China deals with our Channel Email RSS Feed here

Weekly Sponsor

Weekly Calendar
May 2009

S
M
T
W
T
F
S
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            
Great China Deals!

Mother's Day Brunch at Renaissance Shanghai Zhongshan Park Hotel

Bring Your Mother to the InspiRED Sunday Bubbly Brunch in Beijing

Foie Gras Intimacy at JW Marriott Hotel Shanghai

Mother's Day Family Brunch at Kempinski Hotel Beijing

Beijing Playhouse's Romeo and Juliet Opens May 8. Tickets on Sale Now.

Flavors of Portugal Dining Contest at Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai

Hotel Kunlun's Family Sunday Lobster Brunch in Beijing

Weather Forecast
Date 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17
Day Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Highs 20 21 22 23 21 22 24
Lows 15 14 15 14 15 14 15
China News

SinoLinx.com China NewsThe Week in Review from SinoLinx.com

Funny Pics
These are real pictures taken by real China travelers!

Thanks to Phil Kennedy for the pic:

Send in your favorite photo of something interesting, odd, or funny while you stayed in China. Send it to funnypic2009@xianzai.com with the subject "Xianzai Beijing Funny Pics!". We'll post the best pics here each week!

Adopt a Pet

Each week we highlight a pet that you can help adopt or foster in Shanghai!

SCAA is Shanghai's privately run animal protection association, founded and supported by the expatriate community and dedicated to saving the lives of homeless companion animals. SCAA helps facilitate adoption of abandoned animals, educate about pet care, and support animal shelter projects. For more information please visit scaashanghai.org

Dining Out

Flavors of Portugal
Journeying through Shanghai from 15 through 24 May and accompanied by guest chef Gil Alexandre from the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip, this culinary epic will showcase the best of Portuguese cuisine. What's more, dine with us and you just might find yourself and a partner traveling to Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip for a 2-night stay that includes airfare for 2, or win a trip to Lisbon, Portugal where you will spend 3 nights at the Four Seasons Hotel inclusive of return transfer. Join us for lunch or dinner at Cafe Studio, at RMB238+ and RMB278+ per person. To reserve a seat or for inquiries, please call (8621) 6256 8888.

Great Buffet Deals at Grand Mercure Hongqiao Shanghai
Are you looking for a tasty biz lunch? From Monday to Saturday, RMB88* per person, this buffet lunch features various delicacies from traditional Chinese dishes and snacks to western-style cuisines and desserts. For weekends, would you like to delight yourself with an exclusive dining? Sunday Brunch, RMB188* per person, offers a fine selection of sumptuous seafood feast, Smoked Salmon, Sea Crabs, King Shrimp and Scallop with free flow of soft drinks. *Prices above are subject to 15% surcharge. For more information or bookings, please call Florent at (8621) 5153 3300 ext. 3708. Email: restaurant@grandmercure-hongqiao-shanghai.com

Call the Fire Brigade!
Available each evening from 17th April 2009, Radisson Hotel Pudong Century Park introduces its Sizzling Poolside Barbecue. Each barbecue platter features Thai Style Char Grilled Chicken, Blackened Pork Ribs, Continental Sausage and Minute Sirloin Steak with Marinated Vegetable Kebab and Jacket Fries. Served with a selection of Mediterranean style breads for just RMB 88* per platter per person. Level 1 Pool Terrace Dinner 18:00 - 21:30 For reservations, please call: (8621) 5130 000 ext 4009 * Price is subject to 15% surcharge.

Hotel Deals

"Meetings Made Easy" Package from RMB468
Crowne Plaza Park View Wuzhou Beijing offers 477 well-designed guest rooms including 39 suites, featuring the very best facilities and plenty of room to relax. Choose from our flexible and innovative packages or choose from our extensive a la carte menu. Our wide range of facilities, ranging from well-equipped meeting rooms to function rooms and the Crowne Ballroom, enables us to customize our service to ensure that your function is a complete triumph. Simply call our Sales team now and we'll take care of the rest. Simply quote "Meetings Made Easy" Package when contacting our Crowne Meetings Team. Tel: (8610) 8498 2288; Fax: (8610) 8499 2933; E-mail: rsvn.cppvbj@ihg.com; www.crowneplaza.com/meeting

"Hot" Spring Promotion at Grand Millennium Beijing
RMB1088 + 15% Per Room Per Night: Superior Accommodation | Daily Breakfast for one person | Complimentary Internet Service | Additional breakfast RMB 178+15%. Rooms & rates are subject to availability and confirmation from hotel. For bookings please call (8610) 8587 6888; Email: reservations@grandmillenniumbeijing.com

Deluxe Promotion at Hotel Kunlun
This May, receive a RMB 200 voucher, as well as complimentary Afternoon Tea Buffet for two, when you reserve a Premier Deluxe Room! Hotel Kunlun's spacious Premier Deluxe Rooms measure 44 square meters in size, and boast contemporary restrooms that include separate bath and shower facilities, as well as LCD television screens. Carefully selected furnishings and amenities complete these sleek yet comfortable rooms. Promotion Period: 1 to 31 May 2009. Vouchers valid from 1 May to 31 December 2009. To reserve a room, kindly contact: (8610) 6590 3473 or mailto: res@hotelkunlun.com. Hotel Kunlun reserves the right to amend all terms & conditions without prior notice.

Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center Meeting Package
March 1 - December 31, 2009. Full Day Package: Rmb 668.00 net per person: A meetings concierge executive dedicated throughout your event | Welcome coffee and tea | Morning and afternoon coffee breaks with freshly brewed coffee, fine tea and assorted home-made cookies | Two bottles of local mineral water per person during your meeting | Your choice of: International lunch buffet; 3-course western set menu; Chinese set menu; Local mineral water and soft drinks included | Main meeting room according to your number of delegates | Stationery and mints | One flip-chart or white board | 20 table name cards | Registration desk | One flower arrangement for the meeting room or registration desk. For reservations please contact: Tel: (8610) 6465 3388 ext. 4126; E-mail: meeting.beijing@kempinski.com; Website: www.kempinski-beijing.com

Lexington --- You Deserve It
The Lexington Shenyang Rich Gate Hotel, near the North Railway station offers 610 oversized rooms and suites of a minimum of 55m 2 include large bathrooms with separate shower, broadband internet access, iron and ironing board and fantastic view over the city. The Top of Shenyang, our 28th Floor, offers a cozy Club Lounge and our popular Skydeck Cafe. State-of-the-art meeting, convention and fitness facilities and unparalleled Services, complete the new place to be in Shenyang! For reservations, please call (8624) 2259 8888 or go to www.lexingtonshenyang.cn

Weekday Promotion of Resort Cluster at OCT East Shenzhen
1 night accommodation at Interlaken OCT Hotel starts from RMB1788 net, including Tea Stream Valley, Tea Show & SPA admissions and breakfast | 1 night accommodation at The Mahayana OCT Boutique Hotel starts from RMB1588 net, including Tea Stream Valley and breakfast | 1 night accommodation at Parkview O•City Hotel starts from RMB988 net, including Tea Stream Valley, SPA admissions and breakfast | 1 night accommodation at Aqua OCT Boutique Hotel starts from RMB1388 net, including Knight Valley admission and breakfast | Only valid on weekdays (from Sunday to Thursday), valid thru June 30th | Package is subject to room availability and advanced reservation is required | Hotel reserves the right of final interpretation. OCT East, Dameisha, Yantian District, Shenzhen. Tel: (86 755) 8888 3333; Fax: (86 755) 8888 3331. rsvn@interlakenocthotel.com; www.interlakenocthotel.com

Celebrating 25 Years of Defining Global Living at Somerset Grand Fortune Garden, Beijing
Ideally located within the Third Embassy District and Lufthansa Business Area, close to international schools & clinics and You Yi Shopping City Beijing Lufthansa Center. The residence is ideal for executives and their families looking for a balanced and enriching lifestyle. Join us in our 25th Anniversary celebrations with special rates and promotions starting 1 April 2009! Enjoy 25% off Best Available Rates; Enjoy 1 Free night for every month's stay; Refer a guest and be rewarded with free nights; Enjoy Grand Lucky Draw - 25 Years with Ascott. For details check at http://www.somerset.com/en/china/beijing/somerset_grand_fortune_garden.html; China Toll Free Number: 400 820 1028; Email: enquiry.china@the-ascott.com

Summer Getaway - Family Package @ Sanya Marriott Resort & Spa
Come to Sanya Marriott Resort & Spa and enjoy a perfect beach holiday with your family, friends and your loved one. Family Package starts from 3,888 RMB / 3 nights includes *Round trip airport transfers. *Luxurious accommodation. *Daily breakfast for two. *Free breakfast for kids below 12 years old. *Dining credit to the value of RMB 500. *One kid's cup for free flow drink in any of our resort outlets. *Activities for kids & adults * Free use of DVD player and a wide selection of DVDs and more... Valid until October 31, 2009, terms and conditions apply. Book now: 0898 - 8856 1133 and 400 888 5551 (China) or book online: sanyamarriottresort.com

The Heat is on. Reward Yourself.
The heat is on. Reward yourself from RMB 1700 per person per night. Embrace relaxation, invigoration and renewal. Package includes complimentary upgrade to a renewal room, full buffet breakfast on us, 60 min Chinese massage, and one relaxing Bathologist treatment. A holistic summer package to renew your mind, body and soul at The Westin Beijing Financial Street. This exclusive offer is valid until 30 September 2009 subject to 15% service charge. Terms and conditions apply. To make a reservation please call (8610) 6606 8866 or email reservation.beijing@westin.com

Book a Hostel Room in China!
Now you can preview and choose hostels from around China. Find pictures, comments, and maps for the hostels and then choose what type of bed and rooms you need. We lots of cities including Beijing, Chengdu, Kunming, Lhasa, Sanya, Shanghai, and Yangshuo--plus lots more. You can securely book online and find the cheapest rates online with us. Visit http://www.chinatravelnow.com/hostels.php and search for yourself

Travel Information

Daily Flights from Beijing/Shanghai to Istanbul
Daily operations to more than 132 major European cities and Middle East countries, also regular flights to North Africa, Central Asia, North America and Far East major cities. For more information, please visit www.thy.com or call us TK Beijing:(8610) 6465 1867, TK Shanghai:(8621) 3222 0022 or click here

Come Visit Xi'an, China!
Xi'an is the capital of Shaanxi Province, located in the southern portion of the Guanzhong Plain. It is the largest city in northwest China. As the capital city of eleven different dynasties, Xi'an has many relics and excavations, such as the Terracotta Warriors, the restored city wall, the Big Goose Pagoda, and the Banpo Neolithic Village...etc. For more information, please call: (8621) 6251 5777

Make Guilin Your Next Vacation Highlight
Guilin is one of China's most attractive scenic spot, it's famous for its beautiful scenery, rivers and karst peaks covered in lush greenery. It has many well-known spots which have attracted travelers for centuries. Besides, Guilin is also the most popular location for back-packers in China. Visitors come to explore the hills and caves that can be found between Guilin and the famous village of Yangshuo. For more information, please call: (8621) 6305 1662


Book Your Airline Tickets Direct with ChinaTravelNow.com!
We have the lowest rates for online ticketing--guaranteed! Use our form below to find the best rates to and from China! Or visit us for China travel deals at www.chinatravelnow.com.
Departure City:
Depart:
Arrival City:
Return:
Note: This will only check international flights arriving in or departing from China!
Health & Fitness

Body & Soul Yoga
Body & Soul Yoga is one of the best international Yoga clubs in Shanghai downtown. 3 minutes to Plaza 66, 5 minutes to Portman by walking. 8 classrooms including hot yoga room, located in nearly 100 years old house(Laoyangfang), 3.6 meters high classrooms surrounded by green, nearly 1000 square meters. All international experienced yoga teachers, English speaking class only, Body & Soul Yoga offers Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyanga, hot yoga, Power Yoga, Flow, etc. 9 classes from 7:30am till 9:20pm Monday till Sunday. Join now, you can enjoy special price! This is also a nice place to make friends. (8621) 3218 0009, www.bodynsoulyoga.com, service@bodynsoulyoga.com

Min's Yoga Membership Special
Located on Changshou Road, which is just opposite to New Asia Plaza, Min's Yoga is offering you a peaceful environment to enjoy your personal Yoga training. We have various yoga courses for all those yoga fans, including Yin yoga, Flow, Hatha, Hot yoga, and so on. Now we are offering a special on yearly membership: Applying before May 31st and you'll get a special price as 2280 RMB for your whole year yoga courses. For enquiries or reservations, please call: (86) 135 6495 2006

Nadi Spa
NADI SPA is a Balinese-style hydrotherapy center equipped with a spacious outdoor garden and a swimming pool. Combined with the quintessence of traditional Chinese medicine, NADI SPA has developed its unique healthcare methods to create a wonderful urban spa experience to all the clients. For enquiries or reservations, please call: (8621) 6439 3408

Relocations

Kaida Auto Relocation
With ISO confirmation, you can trust for our high quality services. The services include not only moving, but also packing and cleaning, and free boxes will be offered. You can choose the trucks for your need. We can help you move your vehicle too! TEL (8621) 5638 8918

Shanghai Pingan Moving Service
As one of the earliest moving service company, Pingan Moving Service already has 9-year history. We offer service for high-class furniture, such as piano, air-conditioner, and so on. Our team will help customers to pack and remove the furniture which should be taken more carefully. TEL (86) 800 820 5393

Services

International Accountants... LehmanBrown... providing an alternative
Professional Services: Audit, Taxation, Company Secretarial, Legal Financial Accounting: CFO Function, Bookkeeping, Accounting & financial advise, Office Administration Management Accounting: Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash flow Management, Market Growth Strategies, Learning Centre Systems Solutions: Systems Implementation, Internal Process review, Information Management Business Management: Merger & Acquisition integration, Market Entry Strategy, Business Due Diligence, Mergers & Acquisitions & Divestitures www.lehmanbrown.com Contact: Beijing Tel: +86 10 85321720, Fax: +86 10 65323270 Shanghai Tel: +86 21 62881635, Fax: +86 21 62881636 Hong Kong Tel: +852 25375425, Fax: +852 25375649 E-mail: beijing@lehmanbrown.com, shanghai@lehmanbrown.com, hongkong@lehmanbrown.com

Rising Shanghai Car Rental
Rising Shanghai Car Rental Co., Ltd provides highly qualified services, including business travel vehicles, limousine, urban and surburb chartering, long distance round way, airport pick-up and drop-off, company regular bus, conference and tour vehicles. In addition, we could also provide professional drivers with good English as you required. We have already approved by Shanghai Ministry of Communications, we are the car rental company you can trust. TEL (8621) 5447 8361

CarInShanghai Vehicle Services
Carinshanghai.com has already been set up in Shanghai for 4 years. We provide advice, information and support to people who need help in Shanghai. We offer a wide range of vehicle services such as car rental, new car purchase, second hand car purchase, second hand car vend. Our service is unique and highly professional. We are willing to take risks and work for all of our clients to make them understand real services do exist here in Shanghai. TEL (8621) 5187 2320

Biz Exhibitions & Art Exhibitions

The 4th China (Shanghai) International Starch & Starch Derivatives Exhibition 2009
May 13-15, Shanghai Mart TEL (8621) 6236 6888

Shanghai Int'l Jewellery Exhibition
May 12-15, Shanghai New International EXPO Centre TEL (8621) 2890 6666

The 20th China Int'l Glass Industrial Technical Exhibition
May 13-16, Shanghai New International EXPO Centre TEL (8621) 2890 6666

"Contemporary Ink Painting" - Shanghai New Ink Painting Art Exhibition
May 12-June 10, Zhu Qizhan Art Museum TEL (8621) 5671 0741

Some Rooms
Osage Gallery is pleased to present "Some Rooms", the second in an annual series of exhibitions that explore collaboration and curatorial process.
March 7-May 24, Osage Gallery TEL (8621) 5671 3605

Tang Yaozhong's Oil Painting Exhibition
Tang Yaozhong's paintings are plain and simple, but shine with vitality and power inside out.
May 16-23, Shang Art Gallery TEL (8621) 6381 5758

Lu Jun and Sun Ji Two Solo Exhibitions
m97 Gallery presents two separate solo exhibitions of works by photography artists Lu Jun and Sun Ji.
April 18-June 5, m97 Gallery TEL (8621) 6266 1597

His Story: Sun Xun Solo Exhibition
Shanghart Gallery hosts 'His Story - Sun Xun solo exhibition' in H Space. The extraordinary exhibition presents the artist's animation works in its entirety: from his premier early works up until his newest creations, thereby narrating the history of the films' development.
April 3-May 16, ShanghART H-Space TEL (8621) 6359 3923

Theater & Performances

Concert By Helene Von Rechenberg
Tickets selling for 80-580rmb.
May 13, Shanghai Oriental Art Center - Concert Hall TEL (8621) 6854 1234

Drama "My Boss My Work"
Tickets selling for 100-250rmb.
May 14-17, Shanghai Grand Theatre - Drama Theatre TEL (8621) 6386 8686

Peking Opera "The Whole River Red"
Tickets selling for 30-280rmb.
May 15-16, Yi Fu Theatre TEL (8621) 6322 5075

BYU International Folk Dance Ensemble
Tickets selling for 120-680rmb.
May 16, Shanghai Grand Theatre - Lyric Theatre TEL (8621) 6386 8686

Shanghai Cross-talk by Zhou Libo
Tickets selling for 100-380rmb.
May 14-17, Majestic Theatre TEL (8621) 6217 4409

Drama "In Love with My Former Wife"
Tickets selling for 100-250rmb.
May 8-31, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre - Arts Theatre TEL (8621) 6473 4567

Comedy "Office Ghost (Season 2)"
Tickets selling for 120-200rmb.
May 5-10, 12-17, 19-24, 26-31, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre - Drama Salon TEL (8621) 6473 4567

Weekly Calendar

Monday, May 11, 2009
********************************
Monday Night Acoustic
Here's a place for you to show your talent! No matter you are a singer or a songwriter, we offer you a venue to perform your music. Don't let us down! Beers from RMB25 and cocktails from RMB30. No cover.
Beedees TEL (8621) 6327 3160

Charl du Plessis' Trio
Pianist Charl du Plessis is coming to House of Blues & Jazz with his pal Werner Spies (bass) and Hugo Radyn (drums). Charl du Plessis is one of the top jazz, popular and classical musicians in South Africa today, and tonight he will bring us the instrumental music ranging from blues, rock, samba and bossa nova to cool jazz and romantic ballads. Starts at 9:30pm. No cover.
House of Blues & Jazz TEL (8621) 6323 2779

Billboard F&B Industry Night
Longitude's brand new industry night - Billboard is ready to rock the stage. Drinks are buy 1 get 1 free for all night and also we offer free flow Tiger Draft Beer & Diamond Ice Vodka from midnight until 1:00am. Oh, forget telling you, all the great Billboard tunes come from DJ Lito.
Longitude TEL (8621) 6431 7751

Tuesday, May 12, 2009
********************************
Lady's Night
This is a night dedicated to all the beautiful ladies in town. Here we have special sexy cocktails for you, great tunes for you, you are the princess tonight. Ladies get drink for free from 9:00pm till midnight. No cover.
Longitude TEL (8621) 6431 7751

Tuesday Salsa Party
Come and dance your new step out as salsa DJ Mr. Elliott spin the sexy Latin beats all night long. Enjoy the show from local salsa swingers as you sit in the couch while sipping our buy one get one free beer. Charge required. No cover.
TangoBang TEL (8621) 5877 1881

Ladies Night
Every Tuesday night is Ladies Night with free sparkling wine and selected mix cocktails for all you sexy ladies all night long. So come by and relax, play or dance the night away while sipping your favorite drinks for free! Starts 9:00pm. No cover.
The Bulldog TEL (8621) 6445 9464

Wednesday, May 13, 2009
********************************
Why Not Wednesdays?
Come to relax as The RedBeat kicks start an after-work party Why not Wednesdays?. RMB80 will get you all you can drink from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. DJ Thomas Panninaro and the RedBeat Band will tell you why you should come over on Wednesdays. Have fun! The RedBeat TEL (8621) 6279 0338

No Man's Land
No Man's Land, as one of Shanghai's favorite ladies night, kicks off its first night at Sin Lounge. Tonight's party is more spice than ever before. In order to enjoy a good gossip, we still stick to the entry policy: strict ladies only before 10:30pm. Free drinks for girls until 12:00am. No cover.
Sin Lounge TEL (8621) 6267 7779

Tiara
We'll make you beautiful! You can enjoy one free welcome cocktail, princess crown, free spa voucher for a relaxing massage, and free manicure from 9:00pm to 11:00pm.
Sky Club TEL (86) 1376 4924 509

Thursday, May 14, 2009
********************************
Lauren Jane & the Sound Pilots
Do you still remember Lauren Jane? Tell you a good news that she will come back with new songs and new backing band. Welcome come to LOgO and check out it. Free entry and cheap drinks.
LOgO TEL (8621) 6281 5646

Vanity Thursdays
Club Sky hosts "Vanity" RnB and hip hop party with international DJs. RMB60 for ladies, RMB100 for guys. Starts at 10:00pm. Club Sky TEL (8621) 6255 5626

Economic Recession Happy Hour
You can't get yourself down just like the economic recession. You need to relax and get your passion back! Here at the Shanghai's newest Mexican cantina, you may enjoy RMB3 chips & salsa, RMB5 beers, RMB7 house pours and more. These deals will be along with the reggaeton, salsa and Latin pop tunes which will help you get out of your bad mood. Come and have fun! Happy hour is every day from 10:00pm - 12:00am.
Adobo Latin Flavor TEL (8621) 6281 4891

Friday, May 15, 2009
********************************
Tongue in Cheek
Who needs KTV when you can sing along to all the radio hits played by DJs Trix and Elnomo? If you're shy, Mural's infamous open bar certainly helps. RMB100 with open bar from 10:00pm to 2:00am.
Mural TEL (8621) 6433 5023

Quiz League Night
Join us every Friday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm for Shanghai Quiz League Night at Champions. Surprising prices await the Quiz winners. Brain snack buffet for RMB168* per person including local beer, house wine and soft drinks. All prices are subject to 15% service charge.
Champions Bar TEL (8621) 6237 6000

Shag Tag V!
Enter ILS, receive a number, write your Shag requests on the wall, have a drink and see what happens! Hosted by Crazy Clarky and Cookie Monster.
I Love Shanghai TEL (8621) 6355 8058

Saturday, May 16, 2009
********************************
Void Presents: Surgeon
Void continues latest in its series of bringing some of the most influential artists in electronic music to Shanghai with UK techno innovator Surgeon. Don't miss what promises to be a very unique show. RMB60 for entry.
The Shelter TEL (8621) 6437 0400

Live Show: Inaya Day
Welcome soul singer Inaya Day to Muse and give us live show. Starts at 9:00pm. Don't miss it.
Muse TEL (8621) 5213 5228

Arabian Night
No matter how many stories from 1001 tales you could remember, but this one, you get to keep it in your mind, because we are actually going to see it tonight. On 16th May, Aladdin and genie in the bottle will welcome everyone to join their Arabian party, you may watch the belly dancers and harem princess with golden veil, or you can lie under the romantic tent with Arabian table, cushion and long hookah. Make yourself have a wonderful Arabian night here.
Muse Park 97 TEL (8621) 5383 2328

Sunday, May 17, 2009
********************************
Open Mic Night
Be ready to take over the stage! The Blues Room is going to host an open mic night along with blues, jazz, folk, and rock music. RMB20 will get you draft beer. Enjoy the night!
The Blues Room TEL (8621) 6289 2978

Sunday Fun
Welcome to Big Bamboo, you will get much more fun! There are live shows, special drinks, and funny people.
Big Bamboo TEL (8621) 6256 2265

Jam Session
On Sundays, LOgO hosts a Jam Session. Local bands and groups just passing through share the stage for a low-key, high energy party, geared to a crowed that simply likes music. Free entry.
LOgO TEL (8621) 6281 5646

Upcoming Events

The Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz Concert
Tickets selling for 100-880rmb.
May 23, Shanghai Concert Hall TEL (8621) 6386 5772

Community Announcements

Charity In China: What can you do to help?
There are so many non-profit and non-governmental organizations operating in China doing so much great work. But what can you do to help donate or volunteer? You can sign-up to receive periodic information about the fantastic opportunities to help a needy family in China. Visit http://www.charityinchina.com/signup/ to get started with CharityInChina.org!

Join Us To Make A Difference For China's Children Affected By AIDS
Kathleen's 5 AIDS Awareness Charity, in support of world AIDS Day, is organizing a Charity Gala Dinner to be held on May 16, 2009 and the charity Gala dinner will be followed by a Candlelight Memorial Event 2009. Guests will enjoy live performances from local Chinese opera and Jazz celebrities and a live auction. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Chi Heng foundation in benefit of AIDS orphans and destitute families affected by AIDS. Tickets: 800RMB-1000RMB per person. Address: on the rooftop of the Shanghai Art Museum in People's Square. For more details, please call (8621) 6327 4466 ext. 23.

Subscription Information
To unsubscribe, use the special link at the bottom of this email!Please address your comments, questions, or inquiries about this newsletter by visiting http://www.xianzai.com/contact/
Sponsorship Information

If you would like to know more about sponsoring a space in Xianzai Beijing or if you have an event, sport or organization you want to let people know about, let us know and we'll get your information in the next edition for the rest of Beijing to see. Contact us at http://www.xianzai.com/contact/ or contact us by telephone at (8610) 6538-2800.

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for ALL inclusions in this newsletter is Thursday at 18:00PM the week prior to this newsletter's issue. Any information received by Xianzai after 18:00PM can NOT be placed within the newsletter. All misspellings, awkward sentences, and bad English are the responsibility of the sponsor to correct before placement in this ezine--Xianzai is not responsible for these oversights!

Disclaimer: Although Xianzai obtains the information contained herein from sources that it deems reliable, no warranty can be given as to the accuracy or completeness of any of the information provided or as to the results obtained by individuals using such information. Each user shall be responsible for the risks of their own activities and, in no event, shall Xianzai or its employees, agents or affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, actual, special or consequential damages resulting from the use of the information provided.
Legal Notices. Past Issues

http://www.xianzai.com