Speak Up: Comedy + Improv and Karaoke Party Fri., Dec. 14 @ 7:30 PM – 12:00 AM

It’s the Speak Up Comedy + Improv + Karaoke Party
HOLIDAY SHOW!!!

Proceeds from the door, and donations will go to HighJinx to directly help our more vulnerable neighbours over the Holiday Season! *More details below

Your hosts are Chelsea Fahey & Deborah Ring

“What I Want For Christmas”
Performed by: Angus Wright

“The Meaning Of Giving”
Performed by: Maria Corts Puch and Nick Howe

“Traditional Christmas Song”
Performed By: Lauren Christina Banks and Woody Field McCadden

Special Performance By: Judy Reid
Longform Improv By: Speak Up – Improv Comedy Team

Then Karaoke Party with DJ Best-DJ-Ever Rich Hilborn

HighJinx is a social enterprise, community hub, friendly living room for vulnerable neighbours. They are grassroots, action packed doers who take no government funding. They provide support, a furniture bank, a food pantry and also provide hot meals.

We will accept any donations including cash, gift cards, food items, toiletries, new socks, toilet paper especially needed at our show and will pass them on to Highjinx to provide support.

VISIT THEIR PAGE, & THE STORE. Consider vintage & local when shopping for loved ones and help even further.

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Photography Vernissage: The Red Thread of Fate |Friday, Nov. 23 @ 6PM–9PM } Karaoke to follow! FREE!

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Vernissage/Art Show for Neon Lilith’s new exhibition of photographs. The event will start at 6pm and the artist will be formally introduced at 6:30pm in a semi-theatrical performance. LP Jerry will spin carefully selected tunes from his extensive vinyl collection, finger foods will be served, and drinks may be purchased. The art show will be followed by Karaoke with Chinadoll, so stick around and enjoy the rest of the evening at Shanghai.

Time: Doors at 6pm, artist introduction 6:30pm
Location: Shanghai Restaurant, 651 Somerset St W
Admission: Free

The setting is casual, and though this art party starts at 6pm, feel free to drop by anytime from 6pm to 9pm to say hello and take a look at the new works.

Legend has it, that two people who are destined to meet are connected by an invisible red thread. This spiritual thread may stretch or tangle, but never break. This, and many other legends, myths, and fairly tales are the inspiration behind the surreal photography we invite you all to see.

https://www.facebook.com/events/343998399695352/

https://www.facebook.com/neonlilith/

 

Artist on Display: Luminita Lou Serbanescu – Original Art

Luminita Lou Serbanescu artist at the shang

After I was invited to show my art at the Shanghai Restaurant and got to know some of the owners of the restaurant, I had the pleasant surprise of discovering that it is not “just a restaurant”, but a mini-community center! Everyone who is someone in Ottawa area, and some from outside, is a friend of the Shanghai! Well known people from all walks of life came in one time or another. So, now it is time that my friends join the crowd and meet me at Shanghai for the vernissage of my China Girl show, on Thursday September 6th, at 7 pm. Great art, good treats and great company! Please come by!

                                                                                – Luminita Lou Serbanescu

New Photography by Christian Corkery on Display @ The Shang Thu., June 28, 6 PM

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New Photography by Christian Corkery

Thursday, June 28 at 6:00 PM

Born and raised in Ottawa. Christian is deeply in love with creative expression. He turns ideas into a reality that others can experience. Christian’s images includes stories and scenarios built to stimulate the viewers while leaving room for their own interpretations. “I crave intensity and I let it show in my work. I consider my style to be intimate and powerful leaving no one indifferent” Come experience my work Thursday June 28th along with a musical performance by Ebony Bianca Hall.

www.beyondpeakphotography.com

Art Exhibit: Illuminating Our Ancestors by Don Kwan | Friday, May 25 | Free

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Sneak a peek into what I’ve been working on for the past few months/years. Tonight at Shanghai. This interactive installation is called “illuminating our ancestors” it is an old discarded Chinese chandelier I repurposed. Fire, incense and smoke are often used to honour our ancestors in ceremony. In this piece, I hope to achieve a similar sense of ceremony using the chandelier light, sourced images of my family and technology to honour our ancestors. #myartprocess #artottawa #chinatownottawa #donkwanart #canadianart #illuminatingart @ Shanghai Restaurant

Friday, May 25, 2018

FREE