BA GUA GALS #4

Gwyneth Paltrow is the Queen B of classy, so you know her divorce was always going to be an showcase in sophistication. Drama? Ugh, so bourgeoisie. On the one year anniversary of their conscious uncoupling, Paltrow and her ex, Chris Martin, went on a friendly uncoupled vacation to Mexico, where ... Read more »

BA GUA GALS #3

The Kids Choice Awards were held this past weekend, and it looks like celebrities have started to emerge from their post-awards-season hibernation. Hosted by Andy Dwyer aka Chris Pratt, the awards also saw Emma Stone and Ms. Maleficent herself in attendance. Angelina Jolie attended with daughters Zahara and Shiloh, and ... Read more »

BA GUA GALS #2

Another week, another round of sweet, sweet gossip all up in your face, because celebrities continue to be stupid and wonderful in equal measure and we continue to be appauled and amused simultaniously. Let's begin with the fact that Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively gave their child a name. Why ... Read more »

BA GUA GALS

Running a cinema site has many perks, one being that we’ve made it our business to know what's going on in the lives of those who grace the silver screen. We’re Anna and Logan and we love all things celebrity. Clothes? Yep. Makeup. Uh-huh. Matters of the heart? ... Read more »

HOW THE ACTIONS OF ONE PERSON RUINED MY NIGHT.

People are idiots and I hate them. For Christmas, my aunt got me tickets to see Ed Sheeran here in Shanghai. I was excited. I saw Ed four or five years ago in a small bar in Reading, England. He was fantastic, so to be seeing him again was something ... Read more »

Like dancing? And food? And giving to charity? This is your lucky day.

HEALING HEARTS BALL DANCE COMPETITION Tickets available at 247tickets! Healing Hearts Ball Dancing Competition is an event designed to establish an amateur classical ball dancing cultural environment in Shanghai, China. It is going to be held at the new and elegant West Jing’an Shangri-La Grand Ballroom on the 4th ... Read more »

Who knew exercise doesn’t have to be terrible?

So I am not what you’d describe as a lover of exercise. I don’t like the gym, my arms are way to long and gangly to run without looking like a cartoon character, plus it hurts my back and my knees, and the idea of ‘benching’ anything heavier ... Read more »

DAFF FALL 2014: POSTPONED INDEFINITELY. A MESSAGE FROM DAFF ORGANISERS

It is with extreme sadness that TICT Creative has been forced to postpone DAFF Fall 2014 indefinitely due to reasons beyond their control. This news was confirmed today, with the organisers informed that the rights to the West Bund site for DAFF 2014 were revoked and the venue would no ... Read more »

TICT WANNA TAKE YOU TO THE BEACH!

TROPICOVE | Island Hideout Experience Tropical (adjective) - relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics or islands. Cove (noun) - A small sheltered bay in the shoreline of a sea, river, or lake. TROPICOVE (experience) So to sum up -- a 3-day all-inclusive island getaway! We’re taking ... Read more »

Fuerza Bruta - one to watch!

If you haven’t seen the interactive spectacle Fuerza Bruta in action yet, it can be hard to describe. It’s sort of like dreaming while you’re awake. Last year in Beijing, Fuerza Bruta gained high praise, and here comes your second chance to enjoy this dream. Fuerza Bruta ... Read more »

TICT x Budweiser Storm presents DAFFter Party ft. Kry Wolf [UK]

You’ve spent the weekend indulging in the latest fashion, art and design that Shanghai has to offer at DAFF Spring 2014 and now you want that sweet sweet icing on the cake. Look no further, TICT and Budweiser Storm Festival are teaming up to present the DAFFter Party to ... Read more »

Gaming on the Shanghai Underground

The 7th Game Developers Conference Shanghai might not be coming until October, but if you’re interested in hearing some big names in the video game industry wax lyrical about design theory and business practice, you should get the tickets before June 5th, after which the prices jump substantially. To ... Read more »

LIKE MUD, AND BEER, AND OBSTACLE COURSES?

This is China's first Mud Run and it looks like it's gonna be AWESOME. Tickets are available here and include race admission, transport to the location, a beer AND a load of other stuff that's going on after the race. This is gonna be a stupidly fun event PLUS a ... Read more »

TICT PRESENT DAFF 2014

This Spring TICT are looking to produce our most exciting event yet! We are taking DAFF to the next level for 2014 with a new dramatic venue and artist collaborations to create an immersive creative experience to inspire the public and share all the great things Shanghai has to offer. ... Read more »

Qi Dance Open Jam

Qi Dance Open Jam (Dance + Music) is a special event brought by the Qi Dance Project which focuses on the energy of a group of dancers and musicians improvising together. Through a series of dance situations and different musical settings we will enjoy creativity through our dance and/or our ... Read more »

GET TO KNOW THE GANGSTERS OF SHANGHAI PAST...

Most people are probably unaware that the corner of Huaihai and Changshu Road becomes an occasional time portal into the a world of early 20th century Shanghai. On this street, 100 years ago, walked some of the most dangerous men colonial China has ever seen. Newman Tours hosts a variety ... Read more »

24 HOURS IN SHANGHAI : PART II

The conclusion of Alex C's epic adventure is here folks. Read on for... well... basically a load of drunken waffle. The story so far: Alex C is on a mission to spend 24 hours in Shanghai and to stay mobile, entertained and inebriated whilst spending only 247 yuan. The end ... Read more »

10 BANNED CHINESE FILMS YOU'VE GOT TO SEE - PART II

We all know that if something has been banned it’s instantly more appealing. I recently tried a two-week stint of sobriety and I spent most nights dreaming about a frosty pint. I don’t even like beer very much. It’s the same with food, music and definitely with ... Read more »

24 Hours in Shanghai

We decided it would be a laugh to turf our man Alex C out onto the cold, mean streets of Shanghai to see what would happen… a kind of… social experiment if you will. We gave him a few suggestions of things to do and a couple of Suntorys and ... Read more »

PARKOUR: YOUR COMMUTE TO WORK JUST GOT MORE EXTREME

Even in our most sober moments, we all wish that we could scale walls and triple somersault between buildings like the most daredevil Hong Kong detective. A lot of the time, when lying prostrate on the couch in front of a Jackie Chan film whilst chowing down on some pizza ... Read more »