Gay, straight, jock or art critic, there is something for everyone this week! Mix it up with psychedelic Japanese art, ultimate Frisbee and chill out sessions with the girls.
Networking Night @ The Rhumerie Bounty, Shanghai Ultimate Frisbee
Meet new (and old) friends at BEAN’s networking night. This time, it’s at pirate-themed bar, The Rhumerie Bounty, and in addition to mingling with young professionals, you get the latest news on upcoming volunteer and social events in
7pm – 10p, The Rhumerie Bounty, 550 Wuding Lu
Work up a sweat and burn off those weekend mix drinks with Shanghai Ultimate Frisbee. Don’t worry if you have never held a Frisbee in your life, they have newbie clinics every week. Free for first timers, 50 RMB for everyone else.
7.30pm-10pm, Jing’an Worker’s Stadium, 888 Changping Lu ,Jing An
TUESDAY: Lesinshanghai, Frat Trivia
It’s time again for Lesinshanghai’s, a group for lesbian, gay and bisexual women to meet up, monthly drink session at Cotton’s Anting. Come meet some old friends and make new ones at this all inclusive and friendly hangout.
7:30pm – 9:30pm, Cotton’s, 132 Anting Lu near Jianguo Xi Lu 安亭路 132号近建国西路
Guys battle it out to win a 500 RMB bar tab and the title of smartest frat as they work through questions of general knowledge, entertainment, history, geography and sexual facts. PhD not required.
8.30pm, OZNZ, 1153 Kaixuan Lu, Zhongshan
WEDNESDAY: “Immemorial Foreseeing” , Swap Meet
The Fellini Gallery showcases the psychedelic works of six Japanese artists each exploring various media such as painting, sculpture and photographs that highlight their visions from past to present.
Fellini Gallery, Bldg 15, 339 Changle Lu, near Xiangyang Lu
swapMeet is a *weekday* night party which brings together a bunch of kitschy artsy stuff from all over town for a chill night of indie art and music. Come to see friends doing cool things. Free.
10:30pm – 11:30pm, Shelter, 5 Yongfu Lu near Fuxing Xi Lu, 永福路 5号
THURSDAY: HoF Force8 Chocolate and Wine Tasting, Romance and Cigarettes
Chocolate and wine. What else could be better?! The good people at HoF are teaming up with Force 8 Cellars for what would no doubt be an orgasmic night of wine tasting and chocolate pairing. Get ready for a sweet, rich and fruity exploration.128rmb per person.
6-8pm, HoF 30 Sinan Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
Soak in some culture after filling your belly at Vienna Café’s film night. Showcasing Romance and Cigarettes, a musical love story set in the world of the working class, the film explores the cost and value of a relationship through life and
death. In English with Chinese subtitles. Free but RSVP by phone required: 021 64452131
7.30pm, Vienna Café, No.2, Lane 25 Shaoxing Lu, Luwan near Shanxi Lu, 绍
兴路 25 弄 2 号近陕西路
FRIDAY: Community Center Shanghai Golf Tournament, I AM ROBOT AND PROUD
After the decadence of last night, join us for a scramble-format tournament and awards luncheon in support of Community Center Shanghai (CCS)! This is a great chance to golf at the luxurious Shanghai Links, connect with friends old and new, and sustain the continued growth of CCS’ programming. 1,200 RMB per golfer and 3,000 RMB hole sponsorship, including one golfer. For more information, visit website or email [email protected] 6:15 a.m. Free shuttle from CCS Pudong.
6:15am – 3:15pm,Shanghai Links Golf & Country Club, 1600 Lingbai Lu
Toronto native Shaw-Han Liem brings his brand of hypnotic, beguiling electronic pop music to Yuyingtang as part of his China tour. Ticket: 50 RMB. Hear him at http://www.myspace.com/iamrobotandproud
9pm – 10pm, Yuyintang, 1731 Yan’an Xi Road near Kaixuan Road