David Archuleta ~ From Shanghai Nights to Shanghai Days! David Visits Shanghai American School and Shanghai Baby’s Home, Snippets of Beautiful & Glorious!



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(I’m on the far left)

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– Crop from David’s IG

Too cute to choose just one, so today you all get TWO Lead pics! :-)

Before heading back home, David took a little side trip to Shanghai where he worked his magic with the students at the Shanghai American School (SAS) and the babies at Shanghai Baby’s Home. One constant in life is that David and kids are always a winning combination!

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 Mission Accomplished!

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Shanghai American School (SAS) 

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If there are kids to be found, David will always be around! Like moths to a flame, David and kids always seem drawn to each other – I think David sees the joy, hope and possibility in every child, and children recognize goodness, light and magic when they see it! :-)

Ever the courteous gentleman, David edited his original IG post to make sure we could find him in this crowd of first graders! Initially, the only hint we had was that he was standing next to a girl who was doing something “classic”.

I scanned the photo, and by process of elimination I narrowed it down to:  

1. A girl who was looking off to the side, instead of at the camera
2. A girl sticking out her tongue
3. A girl making “moose antlers” to the boy next to her
4. A girl sporting 2 peace signs
5. A girl making rabbit ears to… HEY that’s David!

Thankfully David came to the rescue, and after a moment, he felt like we might need a bigger hint and added (I’m on the far left) :-D

#5 – Girl making rabbit ears!  NAILED IT!

Will David ever not be completely amazing? I think not!

A Different Perspective:

Daniel Merker

Daniel Merker got a shot of the first graders before the playful little girl got her rabbit ears up behind David’s head!

Beautiful & Glorious!

The students were treated to a performance from David too!

Response to David’s visit was as expected:

Amy Hossack


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Karl Poulin FB

SAS Tweets

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Next Stop – Shanghai Baby’s Home

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DA IG Collage

To visit the Shanghai Baby’s Home FB:  CLICK HERE

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David’s visit to the Shanghai Baby’s Home sent the fandom into overdrive! The amount of cuteness in these photos was too much, just too much! He expressed his gratitude for having a home and family – always reminding us that we are all so blessed.  Building forts and playing a Disney game on his phone, David shared his fun side and reminded us that there’s a kid inside all of us, no matter how old we are!

DA Twitter Little Snow

DA IG Little Snow

David’s last IG post and tweet sent us into the stratosphere! Seeing him holding little baby Snow and sporting that amazing mega watt ArchuSmile, it was a fitting close to his wonderful adventure in Taiwan and Shanghai.

“I guess it had a shine to it that she preferred…” babies it seems, like all of us, are inexplicably drawn to things that SHINE.

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Fun Finds & BUZZ





“Josie is the daughter of renowned country songwriter Jason Deere, who has penned numerous hits for the likes of Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Marie Osmond, David Archuleta and SHeDAISY, while also performing with the LDS-themed Nashville Tribute Band.”


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Well that seems appropriate!


- Signed, sealed & delivered!

– Signed, sealed & delivered!

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Hope everyone is enjoying the last few weeks of summer!  Almost time for the kids to get back to school – if they haven’t returned already! David’s trip to Taiwan was a fun adventure, and David seems to love communicating via IG Stories! I love the short vids that accompany his stories – I hope he continues to use it!

Season ticket holders can now purchase tickets to the Christmas concert at BYU Idaho in Rexburg. Tickets go on sale to the general public on 09/19 – there’s also a pre-concert dinner option!  See Joanie’s post for the details! Click Here

I’ll be here all week to bring you any breaking news!


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David Archuleta ~ Thank you, Taiwan & Traveling Home! One More Stop~Shanghai! Tickets for upcoming shows, Workin’ on the radio! A Weekend Puzzle


The best things in life~

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– Orem – credit Shelley

~…”The Places We’ve Been”~

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Credit David Archuleta in Shanghai

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quote the best things in life are the people we love

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“On More Stop On The Way Home~”

~And one more (Crop this time) :)
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Thank you, Taiwan~

As David prepares to leave Taiwan and travel home,  he shared a couple of lovely instagram posts about his stay there. The first included a tourist stop at a Buddhist Temple.  CLICK HERE to see this post on David’s IG site. Davdi Archuleta Instagram Taiwan buddhist Temple

davidarchie Our Taiwan trip is coming to an end. It has been an amazing last week and a half! Losing my voice and still getting through events in Taipei, Tainan, ChiaYi, Hualien, Kaohsiung, the 2016 Community Awards, and the LDS Taiwan Youth Conference… this has been an unforgettable experience! I’m sad to be leaving Taiwan and the wonderful people who helped us get through it all. Thank you for all of your help and to everyone who came to the shows! This won’t be the last time we come! 謝謝! This was a Buddhist temple in Hualien that we visited. It was a beautiful place. I love the emphasis put on connecting with ancestors in this culture. It’s so important to keep connected with family even when they’ve passed on. I have a strong belief that family ties last forever even beyond this life. #Taiwan #Temple#Hualien #buddhisttemple

And a Taiwan Foodie Post from David!!!!! SCORRRRRRRE!

David Archuleta IG Taiwan Foodie post davidarchie Had some down time this week to stop by Wen Wu Temple Park and get some good food by Sun Moon Lake with our travel companions Kym, Matthew and Keli. Photo Cred: Keli Teh #Taiwan #food#wenwutemplepark #sunmoonlake#foodie

* Chopsticks ~Check!

* Uber smile lookin’ at the food~ Check!

* A Foodie Adventure with a friend and fish?!? ~ Check!

* The “A-OK”  Emoji~ Check!

* Photo Outside the Restaurant with cool architecture~ Check!

Dear David,  Please oh please never stop sharing your fantabuloso foodie posts with us. We love them and look forward to them…even when they make us hungry! ;) That is all. Sincerely, your fans.

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David shares “Dickenson”

David Archuleta Tweet forever ismade of nows dickenson
This line is from an Emily Dickinson Poem that encourages people to treasure the present.

Forever – is composed of Nows – 


Forever – is composed of Nows-
‘Tis not a different time -
Except for Infiniteness -
And Latitude of Home-

From this – experienced Here-
Remove the Dates – to These -
Let Months dissolve in further Months -
And Years – exhale in Years -

Without Debate – or Pause-
Or Celebrated Days-
No different Our Years would be-
From Anno Dominies -

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Workin’ On the Radio!

Woo Hooo!!! So nice to see Workin’ is beginning to get some radio play! Let’s hope it will continue to expand to more markets!
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Fall/Christmas Shows Approaching: Ticket Sales

As Team David continues their planning of shows for the Christmas season (hoping to hear about even more soon) the current shows secured are listed on Windish Agency! David Archuleta Windish upcoming shows scedule fall 2016

Tickets for Tuacahn (3 shows) are still available and can be purchased HERE. Tuacahn 2016

Tickets for BYU Provo UT shows on Nov. 25th & 26th  Go on sale Oct. 3rd Tickets for BYU Idaho (Rexburg) Christmas Show with Nathan Pacheco on December 3rd for the general (non season ticket holders) go on sale on September 19th. For Season ticket holders (or to purchase a season pass) see below * BYU center stageBYU Christmas collage David and Nathan

A BYU-Idaho Christmas with David Archuleta and Nathan Pacheco

Saturday, December 3 7:30 p.m., BYU-Idaho Center 6:00 p.m., Pre-show dinner in Manwaring Center* * * 

Tickets go on sale September 19. $10 for BYU-Idaho students, $15 for general public. No children under six. Event dress. 

David Archuleta and Nathan Pacheco will be the featured guests at the university’s sixth annual Christmas program in the BYU-Idaho Center. They will join the BYU-Idaho Symphony Orchestra, combined choirs, and other students from the College of Performing and Visual Arts. Pop singer David Archuleta and classically trained tenor Nathan Pacheco are featured together on the popular YouTube video of “The Prayer.”

* * *Pre-Show Dinner Details! THIS IS A GREAT OFFER, FOLKS!

Christmas Buffet prior to concert> Check it out!

Manwaring Center Grand Ballroom $20 extra (deadline November 28) Crisp apple salad with poppy seed dressing Carved roast beef Cranberry citrus chicken Wild rice pilaf Mashed potatoes and gravy Fresh vegetable medley Assorted desserts

What a deal!!! For a (non student) show ticket with the buffet, you have a night of heavenly music and “eats” for just $35.00!!! Now that’s a great deal!

Interested in a BYU Season Pass?

David (DFT) our facebook CEO Sent us the info on purchasing the pass. 


25% DISCOUNT ON MOST EVENTS Lower prices! Better seats! Hassle free! It’s time to order Center Stage tickets for the Fall Semester. As a way to show our appreciation to our loyal season ticket holders, we are offering a 25 percent savings for most events. To be eligible for Center Stage season tickets, you must order at least FIVE events. If you were a season ticket holder for the Spring Semester, your designated seats in the Hart Auditorium or Snow Drama Theater will only be held until August 31. After that date, your seats will be released. We are unable to hold your regular seats if you skip a semester. When you return as a season ticket holder, we will find you the best available seats at the time of renewal. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Ticket Office at (208) 496-3170. The Ticket Office is located inside the University Store in the Manwaring Center. Thanks for your support, and we hope you enjoy our fall season! Don Sparhawk, Coordinator Center Stage Performing Arts Series Show choices for the pass are listed below~ to obtain your own form to purchase a pass and select choices , call the phone # given. Call the Ticket Office at 496-3170 or hand deliver this order form to Manwaring Center 230.

To be eligible for the Center Stage Series, a minimum of FIVE events must be chosen. Preferred seating in Hart Auditorium:  Same as last semester  Other Where do you prefer?_________ Number of Center Stage patrons: ____________________ (Number of subscribers MUST be same for all events – you cannot order more tickets for one event and fewer for others) Full Discount Price Price Total Diego Figueiredo  Sept. 17 (Sa) $12 $9 $_________ Comedy Improv Night  Sept. 23 (F), 6 p.m. $12 $9 $_________  Sept. 23 (F), 8:30 p.m. $12 $9 $_________ Scotty McCreery  Oct. 15 (Sa) $30 No discount $_________ Preshow Dinner  Oct. 15 (Sa), 6 p.m. $16 No discount $_________ (Dinner tickets are extra and not discounted; see brochure for menu) Russian String Orchestra  Oct. 20 (Th) $12 $9 $_________ Anda Union  Oct. 29 (Sa) $12 $9 $_________ Alcan String Quartet  Nov. 11 (F) $12 $9 $_________ Anton Nel  Nov. 18 (F) $12 $9 $_________

A BYU-Idaho Christmas with  Dec. 3 (Sa) $15 $10 $_________

David Archuleta and Nathan Pacheco Preshow Christmas Buffet  Dec. 3 (Sa), 6 p.m. $20 No discount $_________ (Dinner tickets are extra and not discounted; see brochure for menu) Theatre Performances The Glass Menagerie 19(W) 20(Th) 21(F) 22(Sa) (Oct. 19-22, 25-29) 25(Tu) 26(W) 27(Th) 28(F) 29(Sa) $6 $4.50 $_________ Jane Eyre 16(W) 17(Th) 18(F) 19(Sa) (Nov. 16-19, 29-30, Dec. 1-2) 29(Tu) 30(W) 1(Th) 2(F) $6 $4.50 $_________ TOTAL $_________ Return order form to Ticket Office, MC 230, Rexburg, ID 83460-0720, Telephone: (208) 496-3170

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DAC The Halls in Layton: 12/09 – 12/10

DAC The Halls 2016 Starring David Archuleta and Nathan Pacheco

David-and-Nathan_Resized_576x324 After the epic response to David Archuleta’s summer concerts and Christmas show last year, we just HAD to bring him back again…and this time, he’s bringing a friend! David Archuleta and Nathan Pacheco will be this year’s DAC The Halls guests! David’s shows sold out in RECORD time last year, so this time we’re prepared. There will be THREE performances:

  • Friday, December 9 – 7pm
  • Saturday, December 10 – 2pm
  • Saturday, December 10 – 7pm

You can watch David and Nathan sing together here. Ticket Information On sale dates: October 11, 2016 at 10am “Summer Nights with the Stars” Subscriber Pre-sale October 18, 2016 at 10am All tickets on sale **We will continue to update our info to you as additional dates/shows/times are shared by Team David on Windish and/or DavidArchuleta.com

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 An Archie Arcade Adventure Puzzle!

David is traveling home this weekend and news is sloooow right now, so why not piece together a little balloon popping Archie arcade adventure?! Click below to head over to Jigsaw Planet to solve this puzzle. :) Have fun!

Puzzle David Archuleta Taiwan darts

That’s about it from me for now~ Enjoy your weekend everyone! I’ll be around to update through the day as needed and Kalei will be here with you this next week!

Wishing David safe travels as he makes his way back to the US today! Happy to hear that despite his illness, his trip was fun and fulfilling with new friendships and memories made. ♥

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