CHINATOWN Craft Market Flea + Farm, Saturdays 11am-2pm

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Chinatown Craft Market . FLEA + FARM.

Take a stroll in Chinatown every Saturday this summer, beginning June 11th. 11am-2pm.  Meet local Artisans, Crafters, Makers & Growers. Held in The Shanghai’s parking lot.  Free Admission.

If you’re interested in participating, performing, live art, or have a super idea how to be part of our community. Send us a line.

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Shanghai Nights presents Comedy, Music and a Cookie! Friday, June 10, 2016 – 8:30pm


Shanghai Nights presents Comedy, Music and a Cookie!

Friday, June 10, 2016 – 8:30pm

Laughs, Music & Chairs Oh My!

Join us every first Thursday of the Month for a night of Comedy and Music; showcasing your best local and not so local performers.

Doors: 8pm  |  Music: 8:30 pm  |  Comedy: 9 pm  |  Cost: $5

Comedy Feature: Troy Stark – Troy has performed all over Canada, most recently making his home in Montreal the home of JFL. His charisma on stage and unique life experiences keep audiences captivated and laughing the entire show. Follow his travels & more of his comedy on

Keep it fresh & Keep it popping. 

Check out a trailer for Troy’s show!

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Podcast about the Show for your hearing pleash:

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KARAOKE Fundraiser: Ottawa Freedom Center, Fri., May 27, 8pm start

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KARAOKE Fundraiser by Ottawa Freedom Center

Friday, May 27, 8pm start, with China Doll!

Any donation amount accepted and appreciated!

Plus que quelques heures avant le karaoke, we hope you are all ready and excited about it.

See you at 8pm at 651 Somerset Street West, Ottawa

The Centre’s main Purpose is to alleviate Poverty, Homelessness, and Hunger in the Ottawa/Vanier Region.

The Ottawa Freedom Centre (OFC) is designed to assist individuals to “turn their life around” through increased access to support in the greater Ottawa / Vanier area directly and through partnerships with other existing services.


Spreading the collaging fun! New workshop Wed May 18th


Spreading the collaging fun! New workshop Wed May 18th Register today:

Good for Admission for 1 to my Intro to Collage Workshop on Wednesday May 18th at the Shanghai Restaurant (651 Somerset St West, Ottawa).

The workshop begin will at 7pm. Please arrive ~10-15 minutes early to get settled, have some complimentary nibbles, or grab a drink (not included).

All supplies (scissors, glue, gel medium, wood art boards, magazines) will be provided but you’re welcome to bring your own mags and ephemera to add to the fun.

The workshop will cover design principles, my process, tools and techniques. Each person will come away with an original piece of collage art made on a wooden panel.

Please ensure that you’re able to make the date and time for the workshop (Wednesday May 18th, 7-9:30pm). If life happens and you have to cancel, admission can be fully refunded up to 48 hours before the event. Within 48 hrs, admission cannot be refunded, but is fully transferable – please get in touch to let me know about your arrangements.

In the case of instructor illness or cancellation, the options to transfer admission for another date, or to receive a full refund will be provided.

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Shanghai Nights: Music and Comedy Ep. 10 – CINCO DE MAYO, May the 6th

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Shanghai Nights: Music and Comedy Episodio 10

CINCO DE MAYO, May the 6th, 7pm, $4, The Shanghai

Numero Diez en el Cinco De Mayo!

Celebrate the day the 8th seeded Mexican Army surprisingly upset the 1 seeded French Army in the battle of 1862 with Laughs, Tunes and Flavours!

Musical Feature: Jess Cole – Fresh off recording her first album, “The Shoebox Sessions”, Jess graces the Shanghai stage with her soulful vocals and music that can be describe as folk rock means baritone. Check here out before the show @!

Comedy (aka ,D) Lineup:  Bee Plus, Peter George, Lucia Gallardo,  Kyle Mesdag, Tim Riel

Cost: $4 whole dollars! (CT money accepted but not the points.)