This week, realize your inner poet with the Monday Evening Writers, learn about traditional Indian instruments, and catch an exhibit of Spanish surrealism before drinking away your weekend on cheap Long Island Iced Teas.
If you have a love for writing, bust out your notepad and join the Monday Evening Writers at Mia to discuss ideas, read material, talk about projects, and socialize with fellow writers. Everyone from amateurs to professionals are welcome.
7:30-9:30 PM. Mia, 45-47 Anfu lu, Huaihai Zhong Lu near Changshu Lu (安福路45-47号近常熟路) No cover
Wine and lingerie. Nope, not kidding. For three days, Just Grapes is pairing the two at all three of its locations, along with light snacks and a gift from Lingerie & Me. Guaranteed to keep the summer nights sizzling.
8-11 PM. Just Grapes, three locations in Shanghai. 100 RMB per person
The Consulate General of India and MoCA will be holding a master class at JZ School showcasing three traditional Indian instruments: the sarod, tanpura, and tabla. Three highly acclaimed players from India will be demo-ing, with Q&A to follow.
7:30 PM. JZ School No. 12, Lane 280 Wukang Lu near Hunan Lu (武康路280弄12号近湖南路) No cover
Catch a collection of engravings and posters by Spanish surrealist Joan Miró before the exhibit’s close on Friday. Miró, like Salvador Dali, was deeply affected by the Franco dictatorship during the Spanish Civil War. The resulting
reactionary surrealism surrealism in his work was a reaction to Franco and has led him to become one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
10 AM- 10 PM. ART in Capitals, 2C, 20 Donghu Lu near Huaihai Zhong Lu (东湖路20号2C近淮海中路)
For those who want to explore Shanghai on a Friday night, the folks at Yana are putting on an evening treasure hunt around the city to “experience the old within the new.” Teams of 4-6 will be given clues and a fixed amount of money to discover spots that (hopefully) haven’t seen the light of a tourist book. The teams will reconvene at the end of the night to see who has accomplished the most
7:30-10:30 PM. 199 RMB per person. Contact [email protected] to RSVP