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The best things to do in Shanghai this week

From ShanghaiPRIDE Pink Party to the new Men in Black, here's what's going on this week in Shanghai

Photograph: courtesy Sony Pictures Entertainment (MIB: International)
Mind not the dampness today as the weather is predicted to be pretty sunny throughout the week, perfect to hangout with friends or enjoy some me time. This week, we have the Shanghai International Film Festival, Jingan Craft & Farmers Market, ShanghaiPRIDE's Pink Party, a few of wine tastings and the latest Men in Black movie.

Film

Men In Black: International

The Men in Black have always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe. In this new adventure, the story follows Agent M (Tessa Thompson) and Agent H (Chris Hemsworth) as they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the Men in Black organisation.

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Cinemas around Shanghai 14 Jun - 14 Jul

X-Men: Dark Phoenix

During a life-threatening rescue mission in space, Jean Grey is hit by a cosmic force that transforms her into one of the most powerful mutants of all time, forcing her fellow mutants to face their most devastating enemy yet – Jean herself.

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Cinemas around Shanghai 06 Jun - 06 Jul

Art

Summer of Love

Through the lens of four photographers, SCôP's latest exhibition attempts to map out how love is celebrated differently over the past four decades, from discreet expression of love captured by Liu Heung Shing, to the material aspects of love in the wedding industry by Olivia Martin-McGuire. There will be an ongoing project during the exhibition to receive works related to love from the public.

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Shanghai Center of Photography , 2555 Longteng Dadao Every day except Monday

Yoshitaka Amano: Fantasy in Daylight

The creator behind Speed Racer, G-Force and video game franchise Final Fantasy, Yoshitaka Amano is a master who blurs the boundaries of fine art and Japanese ACG (anime, comics and games). The exhibition will show the full spectrum of Amano’s career, with nearly 200 original paintings, 32 newly created large-scale hand drawings, five animated films and a Shanghai Girl series that he created exclusively for the exhibition.

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Stage

Cats the Musical 2019

Directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Gillian Lynne, this version of Cats the musical gives the Shanghai audience an authentic experience of one of the longest-running and arguably most successful shows in West End and Broadway history. Based on T.S Eliot’s poems, the musical tells a story of a tribe of cats deciding which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and return anew.

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