What a fantastic day for Chinatown Remixed, Kick off, year 5. Amazing art & performances up and down Somerset Street. There was so much to see & do. Free button workshops, Comic Jam, Inflatable Sculptures, Rae Spoon, Matt Miwa Musical Spoon installations in Trees, Poetry about Chinatown Streets, Live Video Projections & Silkken Laumann got us all dancing into the night!. Big thank you to Chinatown Remixed Collective, Chinatown BIA & all the wonderful volunteers & merchants that got involved to make this year’s Chinatown Remixed, one to remember!
& don’t forget, All the shows continue until June 18th. Plenty of time to catch all the shows you may have missed on opening day!
Only a few more sleeps until Chinatown Remixed. . . It’s Year Five Yo!!!
We’re so proud of our man Don Kwan & his collective of Art Loving Community Builders. Shirley Fang, Andrea Stokes, Julie Cruikshank, Beth Greenhorn, May-Jun & Jenn Farr.
The Shanghai Restaurant’s parking lot will be home to the Chinatown Remixed Main Stage & Kichesippi Beer Garden. The Special Events permit has been obtained and the noise bylaw has been bypassed. It’s full steam ahead for Chinatown Remixed 2013! New this year is an After Party that is FREE and open to the public. Boogie on down to the Shanghai Parking Lot, hang out in the HighJinx Lounge & enjoy Performances by Ottawa’s own Silkkenn Laumann, Montreal indie, electronic artist Rae Spoon, The TrackStars, visuals by Stefan Thompson, a special performance by Matt Miwa & More. until dark. 5-10:30pm.
Not only is their art Jam Packed throughout Chinatown during the day 1pm – 5pm ( Bay to Preston ) The Shanghai is also host to both The O’town Bombers, Justy Dennis & Jasmine Vesque. & Special Guest Curator, Saw Gallery’s own, Tam-Ca Vo-Van, have created a show the likes Shanghai has never seen before. Totally Transformed Black Walls, Taiwanese Artist Shih-I Liu’s Photographs will educate & inspire you!
For More information on ALL the ART HAPPENINGS for Chinatown Remixed. Check out their website. . . chinatownremixed.ca
Here’s your very own printable Map. . . Don suggests you wear good shoes. . . He doesn’t know anyone who’s really ever seen & done all the shows in one day. . . So if your up to the challenge. . . Tweet us & tell us your stories!!! @theShangRest.
Chinatown Remixed Bingo Pre-Party Fun Fundraiser. Fri. May 10th, 8pm, with China Doll & special guest Vanna-White-Andrea-Stokes, at Shanghai. Great one-of-a-kind prizes by local artists, Dan Martelock, Stefan Thompson, Guillermo Trejo, Mary Spicer, Julie Cruikshank, Eliza Von Bayer, Gabe Thirlwall & More. Tickets ( at the door) $20 includes a bingo card, dabber & tasty nibbles by ZenKitchen, The Daily Grind Café, So Good Restaurant, Shanghai & Pascal’s Ice Cream! Other donation raffle prizes incl. A box of goodies from HighJinx, Kichesippi Beer Swag & much much more. Come down, help raise funds & share a few laughs with us!
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Friday, May 3rd . 9pm
$10 – 5 Bingo Cards & Dabber
Bingo ain’t just your grandmothers game no more. . . in fact bring yo nanna along for the fun! Xox China Doll
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LIVE BAND KARAOKE with Live K.
Friday, April 26th, 9pm .
It’s sliding scale, pay what you can per song. over 14o songs in their repertoire to choose from.
You can find the full selection of songs on their Facebook Page – LIVE K .
Shanghai is happy to be hosting New Artwork by our friend Rob Friday.
Join us this Wednesday April, 17th. 8pm – 10pm.
” It’s gonna be a ton of fun” says Rob, ” with local Aboriginal entertainment”
OTTAWA embraces CHINA DOLL in ASK A LOCAL. ” I made it into the 15th Anniversary issue of OTTAWA MAGAZINE….included are my thoughts of this fabulous city we call home” says ChinaDoll.
Pick up your April Issue at your nearest newsstand or visit Ottawa Magazine today!
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