“It’s like a surrealistic dream come true… kind of like a guitar player getting into The Beatles!” That’s how Russell Seaton, British International School Shanghai (BISS) Pudong’s Head of Music, describes embarking on the China tour with world-renowned Ce
By Urban Family, Jun 20, 2014 16:09
Shanghai's going to be in a musical mood when this worldwide celebration of music returns to the city for the fifth straight year. Expect plenty of free concerts and music performances, from Pudong to Songjiang, from large outdoor public spaces to intimat
By Urban Family, Jun 18, 2014 15:37
Shanghai’s original English-language company, East West Theatre, returns to the stage this week. David Johansson (Almost, Maine) directs an adaptation of Moliere’s The Learned Ladies from June 18 to 23 at The Pearl. An outrageous farce, it follows young H
By Urban Family, Jun 18, 2014 13:15
Shanghai's Mini World Cup hosted by Green City and Urbanatomy Media kicked off over the weekend, June 14-15 in Jinqiao. The teams played through the heat while the kids had fun in the bouncy castles. A big thank you to all of the sponsors.
By Urban Family, Jun 18, 2014 12:43
As part of the <em>Urban Family </em>arts-themed issue, we made an open call for student artwork submissions from the Shanghai international school community for a judged competition. Here is slideshow of a selection of submissions.
By Urban Family, Jun 16, 2014 17:31
As part of the Urban Family arts-themed issue, we made an open call for student artwork submissions from the Shanghai international school community for a judged competition. We were overwhelmed by the response. We received 110 works from seven different
By Urban Family, Jun 16, 2014 17:19
On, Friday, June 13, students and teachers from the Luwan Special Needs Education School gathered at the Shanghai Langham Hotel at Xintiandi to participate in the official Angels’ Eyes painting competition. Fifteen students from this award-winning school
By Urban Family, Jun 16, 2014 13:52
The restaurant may have a new name, but it’s still the same great taste. Shanghai’s well-loved Pizza Marzano restaurant is now known as Pizza Express like its counterpart in the UK. The name change still brings with it an abundance of tasty dishes that ev
By Urban Family, Jun 11, 2014 16:05
One hundred pandas made from bamboo were put on display at Shanghai's Jing'an Kerry Centre on Monday to raise public awareness of environmental protection.
By Urban Family, Jun 04, 2014 18:35
Asthma comes in different forms and levels. While Western medicine merely controls attacks, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can cure the root of the asthma. Even in the most severe cases, a reduction in symptoms can usually be achieved.
By Urban Family, May 14, 2014 12:30
The Shanghai Singapore International School (SSIS) just received its candidacy status for the new International Baccalaureate Career-related Certificate (IBCC). It is the first school in China to offer this new program for grades 11 and 12.
By Urban Family, May 12, 2014 19:00
Two college students have been arrested after allegedly being paid by classmates to hack into the school's website to alter morning run records, Shanghai Daily reports.
By Urban Family, May 09, 2014 13:00
The Urban Family run down on getting from A to B in Shanghai
By Urban Family, Apr 18, 2014 15:00