By Benjamin Cohen
In Shanghai, everyday is great. Here are five reasons why:
Tuesday April 15th: Clouds of Crowds
If you haven’t been out to Island6 yet for “Clouds of Crowds,” stop in before it drifts away (last day is April 29th). This interactive multimedia installations seeks to draw the viewer into blurry realm of chaos and order.
Island6 Arts Center 2F, Bldg 6, 120 Moganshan Rd.
Thursday April 17th: City Sound Sessions
Take a musical journey around the world. “City Sound Sessions” feature DJ’s spinning music from New York, Jamaica and Paris. Admission is 10 RMB. The trip begins at 9pm.
The Shelter, 5 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
Friday April 18th: Hanneke & Chris: Fiddle & Rock
Come listen to Boston-based musicians jam out on fiddle & guitar. Described by The Boston Globe as, “Exuberant and rhythmic, somehow both wild and innocent, delivered with captivating melodic clarity and an irresistible playfulness.” Free Admission.
Twocities art gallery, From 7:30pm until 9pm. 50 Moganshan Lu, Building 0, 2nd floor
Saturday April 19th: F*** Me I’m Famous (w/ DJ David Guetta)
What’s not to love? This guy is uber-famous, has been around since the 80’s and will be playing “sexy house and pop anthems” (We’re suckers for anything that includes the word sexy) Admission is 200 RMB. Doors open at 9pm.
Bar Rouge 7F, Bund 18, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Lu
Sunday April 20th: Shanghai Writers’ Group: Out Loud!
Listen to Shanghai’s authors regale stories and read from unfinished works. This is bound to entertain. Admission is 50 RMB and includes one drink.
The Glamour Bar, starts at 4pm, 6/F, 5 on the Bund, entrance on Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
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