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This coming Saturday, the very first Cheng Du Spicy Improv Troupe Performance is coming!
Time: February 28, Saturday, 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Venue:J Egyptian Dance Studio, Room 2304, Building B, Wan Ke.Diamond plaza, Construction Ave, ChengDu.(成都市成华区建设路钻石广场B座2304,J舞蹈工作室)
Contact: MOB/Wechat: 18601091095, email@example.com
Our performance will be separated as two half,
First half, crazy, spicy improv play:
Story story Die,Space Jump,Three Dubbings,Moving Body,Reverse,in the style of,new Choice,switch left, American Small Town
Second half, Crazy unbelievable guessing performance：
date with celebrities,Late for work,break up, King's Murderer,
This performance will be trilingual, Madarin, English and...ChengDu dialouge.
Please register if you want to come as we have very limited seats for audiences, if you wanna perform with you please come to the same place on February 27 for the workshop of improv play, which will be started at 7:00 pm.
What is improv play? the play is improvised base on audiences' suggestions, location, relations and so on..., everything is made up.
what is Cheng Du Spicy improv society? this is the a group of people who love stage performance, gather together for achieving their dreams, chasing their happiness, and exchanging each others' thoughts.
Who is Caesar? he is from ChengDu, currently working in Beijing as an improv play director, teacher and actor. he has been New York Magnet Theatre for studying improv, Duke and Harvard university for improv performance. he constantly perform in Beijing with his troupe-Horse Horse Tiger Tiger improv Troupe.
If you wanna join our troupe, pls contact us via 18601091095.
上半场疯狂表演：死亡游戏／Die,Space Jump,Three Dubbings,移动身躯／Moving Body,Reverse,风格演绎／in the style of,新选择／new Choice,向左转／switch left
下半场我猜猜我猜猜：date with celebrities,Late for work,国王谋杀案／King's Murderer,break up。
什么是麻辣即兴戏剧社？麻辣即兴戏剧社是由曾诚与成都的toastmasers club,J 东方舞蹈工作室的朋友们成立的非盈利,非正式即兴戏剧组织,我们是一群爱生活爱表演,充满激情的朋友圈。只要你喜欢舞台,喜欢表达,喜欢学习,你都可以来参加。借助这个小小的组织,我们能够完成各自大大的梦想。
After being open for 6 months at The Nest II & soon 2 years at The Nest I, we want to thank all for their support & "Drink Like a Boss"!
As we are open 365 days a week, we won't close during Chinese NY. The Nest I will be open from 2pm onwards & The Nest II serving food/drinks from 4pm (normally open at 12pm).
Check out more information & daily promotions on www.thebeernest.com
Happy Chinese NY!
I'm looking to rent a car for about a week during the Chinese new year,from the 18' to the 24' of this month.
Most of the official dealers in town are already out of cars from the holiday so we don't have much options left..
I have a Chinese driving license and can pay a deposit till the car returns.
If you have a car you don't use during the holiday or know someone who may be interested in renting his- appreciate if you drop me line.
is there anyone living near Meishi international school or Tianfu software park C? hope that you are also a student and want to study for exams during this winter break. consider to form a study group. it will help to improve study efficiency. leave me a message. ;=)
We still have a few spaces in our pet hotel available.
If you are leaving Chengdu over Chines New Year and
need someone to take care of your dog or cat give us a call.
We take the pets out twice a day, what most places in China will not do.
Home service is also available at an additional charge.
Hangkong Lu No 19 subno 11-12
It's located close to B&Q. One minute east of the Cosy City Hotel on Ke Hua Zhong Lu.
Opposite the NR 12 Middle School.
We have one of the largest varieties of pet products in Chengdu, especially for dogs and cats.
We provide all kinds of professional grooming services.
Our shop is very clean!
We have WiFi, accept card payment and are just a 2 minute walk to the big shopping Mall Wang Fu Jing(on the crossing of 2nd ring road and ke hua bei lu).
We also sell dogs.
Our staff can speak English and will help you to find many different breeds.
If you have any questions visit us or give us a call.
Tel.: 13666189754 or 85575236
there is a tea party on this week sunday afternoon in chengdu guoxueguan near wenshu monastery
we play taichi (if you can not play,don't worry,people can help you ),play chinese traditional instruments,guqin and guzheng .
we will play weiqi,learn how to write calligraphy,they will invite a master teaching us how to write calligraphy.
we will play xiangqi and learn tea culture and yichi (very old book which can fortun telling)
all of this r free,you just need pay your tea money 18yuan one person(we can drink all the afternoon )
if you want jion this party contanct me :my wechat:wxid_13114 my phone :13408416583.
Joe left the US in the summer of 2014 with the exciting opportunity of being an oral English teacher before him. Recommended by a friend, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) would be his employer. All started well, as he found both his colleagues and students to be friendly and hardworking; however, an administrator at the Foreign Affairs Office, Liu Ping (English name "Amanda"), would prove to be a challenging individual to work with. She is in charge of arranging work visas for all foreign teachers. On his first encounter with Amanda (after a week or so of work), she didn't even know who he was and spent considerable time trying to determine this. She said "Who are you?…I don't know of anyone named Joe that works here". This would be the start of a strained professional relationship. She is also well known for saying "I hate communicating with foreigners". Joe found it frustrating that whenever he needed information or confirmation on visa or work related matters, Amanda would routinely say "go ask the other teachers".
After about two weeks at the university, a friend (not the Foreign Affairs Office) informed Joe that he would need to get his work visa by leaving mainland China. He went to Amanda's office, as she is in charge of all foreign teacher's visa documents, to ask her about getting a work visa. She asked him what documents he had brought with him to China, and he simply said he was told from another staff member that he could travel there with a basic tourist visa and then can get a legal work visa "when he arrived"; it was later determined that the university had deceived him about this as they desperately needed a teacher and didn't want to lose 'face' by having Joe arrive late to the university. Preparing the formal work visa documents takes about a month, but they would rather he come over from the USA ASAP and work illegally while they sort out his formal visa. Leaving mainland China to get the formal work visa is the norm, which is fine, but they were deceitful in not telling him about this before he arrived. Amanda then told him he would need to extend his tourist visa and work on a tourist visa, which is an illegal act in China. Joe following the advice of his employer extended his visa and worked with the school to get a visa Z, so he could work legally.
Over the following weeks, Joe worked closely with Amanda to secure all necessary documents for the work visa. During this time, he went to class one week, to surprisingly find there were no students in the class. The reason being, another teacher had asked for leave, but the admin informed Joe's students not to come, while the student's of the teacher who asked for leave all came to class!! So there was one classroom of students with no teacher, and one classroom with a teacher and no students. This happened several times due to admin scheduling errors. The result?…. a few days later Joe got a message from admin saying "we are sorry, we know it's unfair and it's our mistake, but we need you to redo your class or you won't be paid".
Payments and expenses promised by SWUFE but not given exceed several thousand RMB, and include payments for medical exam fees, extra work done as a Judge in the 2014 National Business English Practice Competition about corporate social responsibility (Amanda should have been there to learn a few things about responsibility), having to express mail additional documents from USA to SWUFE which they should have asked at one time, rather than whenever the thought came to their mind.
One week prior to leaving to Singapore, to obtain his work visa, he was informed by Amanda that he wouldn't be compensated for his travels to Singapore and that he would have to makeup all of his classes free of charge. Joe accepted this, even though the school had made the mistake by not sorting out his visa before he arrived into China from USA. Moreover, he was paid October's salary 10 days later than other teachers because of a clerical issue made by Amanda, and was only given October's payment after making numerous requests. This happened in September as well. One would think the "clerical errors' would have been sorted out the first time… Three days before traveling to Singapore, Joe went to Amanda's office to confirm all documents were in order, and she confirmed this was the case.
End of story?… no… the story gets even better, when Joe arrives in Singapore he's informed by Chinese embassy staff that he is missing the most important document–the formal invitation letter issued by the Govt of China. Joe returns to China, after wasting time and money in Singapore, to Chengdu without a work visa and more excuses from the University and Amanda. Amanda's excuse to senior staff and Joe is that the day she decided to deal with the invitation letter she was "angry and upset so she forgot"….. Is that how a high ranking administrative official at a university should behave?
Currently, Joe is not working at the university as he still has a tourist visa and is waiting to hear back from the school regarding compensation for having to travel out of China a second time to get his work visa. Only the future will tell how the university and Amanda will deal with this, but I am certain he won't be holding his breath on a reply! The students at the university (who he has a high regard for and vice versa) that he had were hardworking and diligent. He regrets not being able to help his students with their English, but because of Amanda at the University's Foreign Affairs office, it is illegal, unpaid, and frustrating!!
Points of contention:
(1) Amanda and SWUFE staff lying to Joe about visa requirements before and after arrival into China
(2) Amanda informing Joe to work illegally for the school with a tourist visa
(3) Amanda and SWUFE not compensating Joe for obtaining his visa Z
(4) Amanda lying to Joe about him having all of his documents in order before going to Singapore
(5) Amanda's excuse for not supplying Joe with a necessary document
(6) The general treatment by Amanda and SWUFE administration (i.e. lying, late compensation, lack of compensation, and not meeting contractual obligations)
The main Govt visa issuing office (PSB) in the capital of Sichuan, Chengdu says, "that from all of the universities in Sichuan, we have the most problems with the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics due to lack of university admin support to foreign teachers and foreign students". It is no surprise that from 14 full time foreign teachers hired in 2013/2014 academic year, 10 left the university the year after!!
I had the chance to meet Joe during his visit to Singapore, and this is written as a learning experience for other foreign teachers thinking of working at Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in Chengdu, Sichuan Province China.
在接下来的几周里,乔于与阿曼达紧密配合,提供签证需要的所需文件。在这段时间里,有一周他去上的课,惊奇地发现一个听课的学生都没有。原因是另外一名教师请假了,教务行政处通知乔的学生不用来上课,而请假的那位老师的学生全部去上课。所以就出现了下面的情形：一个教室满满的是学生,没有老师; 而另外一个教室有一个老师,却没有学生。这样的情况因为教务处的失误发生了好几次。那么结果是什么呢？ 在几天过后,乔接到了教务行政处的通知："我们很抱歉,我们知道这很不公平,这是我们的错误,但是我们需要你无偿地重新补上这几节课."
我是在乔去新加坡办签证的时候相遇的,写此篇文章也只是作为 学习 经验,献给所有想去中国四川西南财经大学任教的外教们。
Mustangs American Football team is now recruiting new members. We have been around for several years and now has grown to a legit team, we are looking for new players and cheerleaders in the new season. Chengdu Mustangs is in a national American Football league now, and we will have many exciting games against different cities. We play in full pads and tackle. The Mustangs cheerleaders squad is also recruiting new members, no previous experience required. Contact Ted, Phone/Wechat: 13551317045 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Lucy. I am from Sichuan.
I have been a part-time translator on and off for more than 3 years.
I have a bachelor degree in japanese. I am doing my master in english. I speak fluent spanish too.
I am quite familiar with chengdu, so if anyone need a translator, feel free to drop me a line.
Soy Lucy, soy de Sichuan.
¿Quieres viajar por Chengdu pero necesitas guía?
Aquí estoy yo para ayudarte.
Si necesitas una guía o traductora durante tu viaje en Chengdu no dudes en ponerte en contacto conmigo.
¿Quieres viajar por chengdu pero necesitas guía?
Aquí estoy yo para ayudarte.
Me llamo Lucy, soy de Sichuan y conozco muy bien Chengdu y sus alrededores.
Si necesitas una guía o traductora durante tu viaje por Chengdu no dudes en ponerte en contacto conmigo.
Precio muy conveniente y negociable.
Mi wechat： lucy92xing
Mi e-mail: email@example.com
This month's topic: "The role of a Consul and Consulate in the local community, including its social, political and economic impact".
Our guest speakers include :
- Mr. Alistair Crozier, Consul-General at the New Zealand Consulate-General in Chengdu
- Mr. Nahoom Oh, Consul at the Australian Consulate-General in Chengdu
Gather 7:30pm, starts around 8pm
Averagely attended by >100 persons, this free event usually features a presentation or panel discussion, followed by Q&A, idea pitches and networking session.
Even if you're not so into business, you might find what they do interesting, especially if you are curious what it's like working in a Chinese business environment.
Welcome to join and hear the stories of trailblazing and building businesses in Chengdu!
PS 1: Signup for our meet up if you're interested in receiving updates: http://www.meetup.com/[...]
PS 2: This event is part of a series, other Consuls will share their experiences and goals for the future.
Do you love to sing in 3 part harmony? Join Chengdu Harmony International Chorus (CHIC)! Join us for our next rehearsal on Weds. Jan. 21st 7.00-9.00 pm at the Goldennotes music school, in utopia building Tongzilin, across from carrefour. We are singing Stevie wonder, bill withers, Beatles, Bette Midler, and rehearse once a month and learn our parts from mP3s on our own. Concerts on April 18-19th. 12 nationalities, many native Chinese singers from Chengdu, American director. Great family feeling and high standard. Call nancy at 135 5117 2302 or write firstname.lastname@example.org for detailed directions to find the place!
Can anyone help me ? I have an International School and I need English Text books for the ages of my students ranging from 2 to 7 years. I need the type that has the talking pen with and has the teaching software on the Usb drive to support the Text books. I wanna buy but don't know which one to buy and where to buy.
Can someone help by sending address of where i can buy and the name of the book. Thanks.
Just thought I'd pass on some info about an amazing parenting seminar with TCK expert Libby Stephens at CDIS this week. I went to her seminar the last two years and while I went to learn how to help my TCK son, I ended up learning a lot about myself! I highly recommend it to any expat parent.
What: Globetrotting Kids: Parenting Through International Transition
Who: Libby Stephens will be leading the seminar; she's an expert in TCK (Third Culture Kid) issues and speaks on her expertise all over the world. Anyone who is a parent of TCKs or is an adult TCK is encouraged to attend!
Where: Chengdu International School's Multipurpose Room, 68 Tonggui Lu (成都爱思瑟国际学校,通桂路68号）, close to Tazishan Park, east of downtown, very close to MixC Mall.
When: January 15th and 16th. The main seminar is this Thursday, January 15th, from 9am to 3pm and Friday, January 16th, 9am to 12pm. The free introductory seminar, 'Profile of a TCK', is this Thursday, 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
Cost: The main seminar is 50 RMB, which includes refreshments both days and lunch the first day. The 'Profile of a TCK' seminar is FREE!
Further Info: please contact Diane Sonam at email@example.com or call 6517 5228 ext. 3122
Hope to see you!
Do you want to learn Chinese quickly and easily?
Come to join us!
We provide U the most professional Chinese teachers who got the "Beijing language and culture university teaching proficiency certificate of teaching Chinese as a second language"
No matter what U want to learn : Daily Chinese,Business Chinese,HSK, Children Chinese …U can find a good teacher and professional course plan here with a good price (as low as 70 RMB/1 lesson)
We can provide classroom or outdoor studying as you like.
If U R interested, please feel free to contact me.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
TEL: 18684006327 028-65336689-02
Address: A-26-4 Huaxi Meilu Building.17-1 third avenue of South Ren ming road,Chengdu
Hello Chengdu people,
I am the mother of a 14 year old son, adopted from Chengdu 10 years ago. He and I are trying to see if it is possible to locate his birth parents. As typically children are left with no identifying information it is very difficult. I am hoping to reach a journalist in Chengdu who might be interested in doing a story on my son's birth parent search. I thought if there was an article in a Chengdu newspaper it might reach the widest audience. I was wondering if anyone on this forum knows any journalists in Chengdu or has any other ideas for a search. We have already hired a searcher who made enquires and handed out posters around where he was found but we have not had any luck.
Thank you in advance,
Ellen (in Toronto)
there would be a warm carnival for 2015, a new year charity bazaar,hosted by High-Link Chengdu club.
Time:Saturday,January 10, 2015 (12:00AM - 8:00PM)
Location - AUX square B1( At the exit of Incubation park by Subway Line 1 )
We sincerely invite you to participate as a sponsor by making a donation in cash,goods, or service,or you can sign up as a vendor to share your specialties,collections, second -handed items,foods, this would be a good chance for product promotion and sales.And you can also join in as a shopper, come and explore in it, it will lead you more understanding about Chengdu, China. This bazaar would directly benefits on the treatment of autistic children,and provide the goods and food for the alone-living elders and disabled families.
What's on BAZAAR▲Organic farming有机农业▲Traditional Handicraft传统手工艺▲Featured Zakka创意杂货▲Global Cuisine环球美食▲Second hand items家庭物品置换区▲Games - KIDS CORNER亲子游戏-儿童互动区域▲Performances表演区 ▲Pet stuff
This time, you will see there are many local non-profitgroups,they are working hard on different areas, some focus on improving healthy food, local organic farmers will bring tons of fresh organic vegetables to the bazaar as well as games about farming. Several other groups are helping some poor families by selling their fantastic Chinese traditional handicrafts which made by these families.
Sign-up as VENDOR or make a donation,contact us!
Angie Ren E-mail:email@example.com Tel: 13981956928 (English andChinese)
Nicole.Tang E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 18981820103(English and Chinese)
Hands On Chengdu (HOC) was founded in 2008,their mission is to create a balance between the needs of Chengdu's charities and social service provider.www.handsonchengdu.org
I you she is an organization help with improve resident's well-bing by community culture built-up and participation.www.cdayx.com
Whatis the High-Link Chengdu Club? A B2B socialization platform, based on the lives of Chengdu, Linking to the world.Wefocus:Charitable Work\Cultural Exchange\ Economic Development \Personal Growth.
Moreinformation? Contact us! Wechat:angie-ren, email:email@example.com