Summer is here and everything is heating up. Leading up to this weekend, this is what Shanghaiist thinks is going to be hot today and tomorrow.
Today, Wednesday May 30th
Texans In Exile Monthly meeting at Bubbas
Texan or a friend of Texas? You can meet up with fellow lovers of the Lone Star State during their monthly T.I.E. meeting at Bubbas tonight from 7pm. Call Ken to let him know you’re coming.
7pm to 9pm (but probably longer), Bubba’s Texas-style Bar-B-Que and Saloon. 2262 Hong Qiao Lu, Hongqiao. Phone: 6242 2612. RMB100 gets you a free flow of draught beer and make-your-own USDA beef wraps.
The New Labour Contract Law
The Foreign Correspondents Club hosts a panel of legal experts talking about recent changes in China’s employment laws. This will be one for the ages.
7pm at The FCC (Foreign Culture Club), 889 Julu Lu near Changshu Lu. Space limited – RSVP required, xdan [AT] gmail.com. RMB50 for non-members, members free.
Thursday May 31st
Antidote21: Cool Hunted at C’s Bar
Antidote has turned primal. Come ‘dressed like an animal’ and join in the fun of the petting zoo. Usual eclectic mix is on care of Shanghai_Ultra, Gimp Pimp, Ozone, B6, Fish, MHP, and special guest Mr. Stokes.
C’s bar, 685 Dingxi Lu @ Fahuazhen lu, Shanghai. 9pm until late. RMB10 beers and FREE ENTRY.
21 Simple Shots Photography Exhibition at Arch
Flickr favourite Chris Spira presents her exhibition that captures the colour of Asia in 21 simple captures. The exhibition will run until July 10th.
8:30pm Arch Bar & Cafe, 439 Wukang Lu near Huaihai Zhong Lu.
Ed Larson on Religion and Science in America
The Glamour Bar hosts Pulitzer-prize winning author and academic Ed Larson. Larson will talk about the ideological clash of religion and science in America focused around the famous Scopes Trial outcome. Don’t miss this.
The Glamour Bar, 6/F, No.5 The Bund (entrance at 20 Guangdong Lu). 6350 9988 (office hours) or 6329 3751 (other hours). RMB50 entrance, includes one drink.
Full Moon On The Bund at De La Coast
Missing Thailand? Well, De la coast has brought the spirit of Koh Phangan to Shanghai for one night. Dancers, fire-eaters, drag queens and DJ Baru make the Full-Moon Party experience seem all that more authentic.
De La Coast, 6th floor, 1 Yan’an Dong Lu near Zhongshan Dong Er Lu. RMB100 gents (grumble), RMB50 ladies.
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