Entertainment Guide | November 23 - 29
Retrospective show to mark Federico Fellini’s centenary birthday
Time: November 28 to 29, December 5 to 6
Venues: Suzhou Arts Cineplex (Suzhou Culture and Arts IMAX Branch) (苏艺影城艺术中心IMAX店), Dushu Lake Theater (独墅湖影剧院), Omnijoi International Cinema Shilu Branch (幸福蓝海影城石路店)
The year 2020 celebrates the 50th anniversary of China-Italy diplomatic ties, the 40th anniversary of Suzhou-Venice friendship ties and also the 100th birthday of renowned Italian film director Federico Fellini. Eight classic films by Fellini will be screened on this and next weekends.
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The retrospective show is scheduled for this Saturday (November 28), when the Suzhou International Day — Italy Theme Activities will be unveiled at Suzhou Culture and Arts Center as well.
Italy is the theme of this year’s Suzhou International Day, which will set up two special exhibition areas, i.e. “Water City Story” and “Italian Lifestyle”. The exhibitions will display the fruitful results of the two cities’ 40-year-long exchanges and cooperation and the precious gifts from Venice to Suzhou until December 6. Handicrafts with Italian features such as Venice gondolas, handmade glass products, carnival masks, etc. will be available during the event, too. You won’t miss it!
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Time: 7:30pm, November 26-27, 2020; 10:30am, 2:30pm, 7:30pm, November 28-29, 2020
Venue: Suzhou Dadao Comedy Theatre, Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre (苏州文化艺术中心·苏州大道喜剧院)
Ticket price: RMB80/150/200/300 yuan
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been dazzling audiences around the globe for over five years, faithfully bringing to the stage Eric Carle’s timeless classics. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, each production of the critically acclaimed show features a menagerie of over 75 magical puppets, including the star of the show –The Very Hungry Caterpillar.。
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Duration: approximately 45 minutes, without intermission
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Ballet: The white-haired girl
Time: 7:30pm, November 28, 2020
Venue: Suzhou Poly Grande Theatre(保利大剧院)
Ticket price: RMB100/180/380/480/580/680 yuan
The Shanghai Ballet was formally renamed in 1979 at the base of The White-Haired Girl performing team. The White-Haired Girl, which has been staged nearly 2000 performances, won the Gold Medal of the Best Classical Dance Works of the 20th Century in China, which helped establish the Shanghai Ballet's predominant position in ballet circle in China.
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To Reflect Nature Observe Tao -
Yang Canjun Contemporary Figurative Expressionism Painting
Time: November 10 - 30, 2020
Venue: Suzhou Art Museum (苏州美术馆)
Ticket price: free. Please make reservations via the online real-name platform.
Yang Canjun (杨参军), Professor, PhD Advisor, former Dean of School of Painting, China Academy of Art, is one of the most celebrated concrete artist in China. A total of 53 paintings made by Yang during the past 25 years will be exhibited.
National Geographic Photograph Exhibition
Time: 10am to 10pm, October 31, 2020 to February 28, 2021
Venue: 3rd Floor Exhibition Hall, Eslite Suzhou, No. 8 Yuelang Street, SIP (诚品生活苏州3F展演厅)
Ticket price: RMB78 yuan per person, or 138 yuan for two, or 188 yuan for three
See and appreciate the greatest scenery on Earth from the amazing photographs collected by 2020 National Geographic Photograph Exhibition (Suzhou).
Movie: The Croods: A New Age
Director: Joel Crawford
Stars: Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Nicolas Cage
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
In Theaters (China): November 27, 2020
The prehistoric family the Croods are challenged by a rival family the Bettermans, who claim to be better and more evolved.