The Westin Hotel in Wuchang is holding a themed Joseph Drouhin wine dinner on the 23rd May in their 5th floor – Westin Grange. There will be a showcase of 4 delicate wines paired with exquisite food presented by the hotel. Special price for WOW members : RMB 358 net per person. If anyone is interested to join this party please contact Helen Wang at The Westin, No. 96, Linjiang Road, Wuchang (Phone: (86)(27) 8816 8888) as soon as possible as places are limited to 25 people.
Want to cool down this summer? The New World hotel has a special offer available until the 30th September 2013 for WOW members. This special offer applies from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) for an entrance fee of 120 RMB (includes one soft drink) or 140 RMB (one soft drink and one food item from the pool menu). The New world hotel is at 630 Jiefang Dadao, Hankou/ 汉口区解放大道630号.
Ladies, there’s a reason to wear that summer dress you’ve been saving and ditch your diet for a satisfying meal with a special someone. Maison de la Truffe http://maisondelatruffe.blog.com/ brings to Wuchang a french gastronomic resto-lounge offering a dinner set menu of 80 RMB for : charcuterie platter, beef steak and fries, homemade dessert and a glass of wine or soda on Friday, May 24, 7pm onwards. Hurry and make reservations via email@example.com or call 02787647915 – 13437297475 before May 23 noon. Address is Wuhan Wuchan guanggu sheng wucheng chuang xin yuan C4 dong Biolake C4 . 武汉武昌光谷生物城创新园C4栋 View the online feature at http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTEyNTMyNjU2.html Have a lovely date night and bon appétit, ladies!
WOW is delighted to invite two well known artists to participate in our International Charity Fun Fair. Venus Crew was founded in 2003 and consists of five graffiti artists from Hubei Institute of Fine Arts. You can find a lot of their graffiti at Tanhualin Street in Wuchang. They are highly respected in the graffiti field in China and have won many national awards. Venus Crew has been invited to many functions and performances including the Beijing 798 Art Zone. JER & FOX have specially prepared three works on canvas for our fair representing Life, Eternity and Passion – which combined compose the creation of Love. All money raised through the silent auction of these art works will go to the Hubei Children Affected by HIV/Aids Charity. Check out the video of the making of these painting by Venus Crew HERE. More info about the artists HERE. More of their graffiti art HERE. Check em out!
Pics from yesterday’s Fish’n'Chips lunch are now up in the Gallery under Lunch Pics. Great to see some new faces – and hope everyone enjoyed their UK traditional fare of tasty battered fish, chunky fries and mushy peas! Yesterday we also got our first viewing of the 3 pieces of graffiti art which have been created by famous local graffiti artist especially for our WOW fair! These pieces will be silent auctioned off on Sunday along with the stunning WOW quilt
The WOW website will begin a monthly feature on a Women of Wuhan member and her life here in Hubei’s thriving capital. Geared to guide the new and re-inspire the existing expat ladies, this Q & A portion will help us explore the city through her input, tips, photos and experiences. Stay connected WOW netizens and find out who we’ll be showcasing first! Coming very, very soon!
During the French festival “Croisements 2013″ the drummers from the Tambours du Bronx will be in Wuhan on the 23rd May, 7:30pm at the Qintai Theater. Prices for the tickets are 30, 50, 80 and 100 RMB. You can purchase tickets directly at one of the three centers of the Alliance française: Wuchang – computer science department of WUDA (in front of the main entrance, bayi lu); Hankou – Middle School no. 19, Jianghan Road (Subway: line 2 Xunlimen – line 1 Youyilu); Hanyang – French street (Monday til Saturday -10am to 6pm). Enjoy !
I am very excited to share with you the finished quilt made by our WOW Quilting Bee. I’m extremely proud of the ladies who, since January have worked on piecing this quilt together. The quilt measures approximately 2m by 1.5m and will be silent auctioned off at the International Charity Fun Fair on May 26th! All proceeds will go to the Wuhan Aids Charity. Thanks to all the ladies who participated in sewing a patch! This weekend you’ll get to preview the quilt at the Fish n’ Chips luncheon! For those wishing to bid – you can write your bid on the sheet of paper that will be at the fair. We are also taking bids before May 26th by email – firstname.lastname@example.org. At 5pm on May 26th, the highest listed bidder wins. Let the bidding battles begin!!
In the mood for an ecclectic sound trip to jumpstart your weekend? The Festival Croisement is producing yet another cutting-edge event, Sliced Ears, where kitchen utensils, unused objects, motors and vibrating speakers will be the stars of this musical, off-the-hook performance! Leave work early or bring the kids after school to Wuhan, K11 Galerie / K11 画廊 / K11 Gallery on Friday 17 May 15:00-17:00. For inquiries, call 027-68838677 . Enjoy the audiovisual journey and be careful, don’t get Your Ears Sliced!
They listen. They talk. They light up. They’re multi-colored! That should be enough to get you wondering about The Standing Men, an extraordinary interactive installation at Wuhan, Ramada Plaza Optics Valley Wuhan – 武汉华美达光谷大酒店 . These Men are in Wuhan only from May 16-19 so get your cameras ready and bring your curious kids along! To catch them on video, view this link: http://www.faguowenhua.com/saison-culturelle/festival-croisements-2013/programmation-596/expositions-600/the-standing-men-aadn.html?lang=en