21 Essential Chinese Films for Summer Binge-Watching

From heralded classics to campy horror flicks, here are some of our favorite Chinese movies to help pass your steamy summer.

by Erica Martin, 09 August 2017

Fidget Spinners Cash, Then Crash in China

What a popular toy says about China's manufacturing.

by Sky Gidge, 04 August 2017

Elysia Crampton on Cosmic Love, Her Aymara Culture and Her China Debut

The composer and activist brings her electrifying live show to Shanghai and Beijing

by Erica Martin, 04 August 2017

The Rise of Bike Sharing and China's Love Affair with Cycling

Bikes have long enjoyed a unique kind of welcome in China and, today, a fresh wave of bike mania is once again sweeping the country.

by Tristin Zhang, 28 July 2017

Man on the Street: Curbside Cobbler

His seat is a concrete block that’s been shoved under a metal pipe. He keeps a red plastic chair for his customers.

by Jocelyn Richards, 20 July 2017

China's Growing Role in the Global Refugee Crisis

Part I of a three-part series concerning China's role in the global refugee crisis.

by Noelle Mateer, 10 July 2017

Tech Erasure: Liu Bolin's Hacker Art

China's famed 'Invisible Man' tackles technology in his latest critique of modern life

by Erica Martin, 03 May 2017

Owen Pallett on His China Tour and Never Getting Too Comfortable

That's speaks to the virtuosic young violinist before his shows in Shanghai and Beijing

by Andrew Chin, 18 April 2017

In Case You Missed It…

We're on WeChat!

Scan our QR Code at right or follow us at Thats_Shanghai for events, guides, giveaways and much more!

7 Days in Shanghai With thatsmags.com

Weekly updates to your email inbox every Wednesday

Subscribe

Download previous issues

Never miss an issue of That's Shanghai!

Visit the archives

Get the App. Your essential China city companion.