Pedro Pablo “Pedrito” Martinez was born in Havana in the 70s but moved to New York in 1998. By 2000, he’d been awarded the Thelonius Monk Award for Afro-Latin Hand Percussion. The prolific and talented percussionist and vocalist has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Paquito D’Rivera, Bruce Springsteen, and Sting, and has contributed to over 50 albums. He was also a founding member of the highly successful, Afro-Cuban/Afro-Beat band, Yerba Buena.
📍 139 East Nanjing Road | 南京东路139号
MOTIVATE Shanghai runs weekly community driven self development meetups. Each week a different topic from different facilitators. Welcome to join this event for food, discussion and a warm, supportive atmosphere.
📍 819 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路819号
Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas Town, and is so taken with the idea of Christmas that he tries to get the resident bats, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween Town to help him put on Christmas instead of Halloween — but alas, they can’t get it quite right.
📍 471 Zhapu Road | 乍浦路471号
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this October as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award-winning writer Laura Turner, this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love, make mistakes and experience heartbreak for the first time in their quest to find a balance between sense and sensibility.
📍 300 Renmin Avenue | 人民大道300号
LifeSkills4Me is an event for all of those who are constantly looking for new learnings. At this event you will learn from the speaker & guests about personal development, share your life experience tips and hacks, and join a Life Skills Advocates Community to connect with an inspiring network and contribute to each other’s growth.
📍 588 East Yan’an Road | 延安东路588号
Are you looking for new ways to increase and diversify your portfolio? Join this insightful seminar on property with experts Graham Bentley and Sammy Barrett from the UK. They will discuss the benefits and challenges of investing overseas and highlight the value in UK property as well as the trends of the UK property market and how to capitalise on them.
📍 88 West Nanjing Road | 南京西路88号
This talk provides a comparative analysis of EU and Chinese development assistance towards the Central Asian countries. In doing so, it traces their involvement in the region from 1991 until today, and assesses what impact their assistance has on the ground and how receptive the Central Asian states are to the assistance provided by these two leading actors. Speaker Dr. Fabienne Bossuyt is Assistant Professor at the Centre for EU Studies at Ghent University (Belgium). Her current research projects focus on various aspects of the EU’s relations with and policies towards Central Asia and other post-Soviet countries, including democracy promotion, development policy and human rights promotion.
📍 9 Qinghai Road | 青海路9号
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