Viva Italiano! Soak in some culture with artworks from the Uffizi gallery before dining with the Hell Fire Dining Club, which promises a night of performance art and decadence. If paintings and performance art is not your scene, then you could always try your hand at making Chocolate cocktails or Ultimate Frisbee. And of course, there’s our monthly Scrabble Happy Hour night!
Monday Ultimate Frisbee @ Jing an Worker’s Stadium, Francesco De Grandi solo show @Galleria dell’Arco
It looks the rain clouds have resided and summer weather is back, for now. So grab this chance and head down for a Frisbee workout with other enthusiasts Everyone is welcome and don’t worry they have clinics for newbies. Free for first timers, 50rmb for everyone else.
7.30pm-10.30pm, Jing’an Worker’s Stadium, 888 Changping Lu ,静安工人体育场 昌平路888号
One of the most famous Italian figurative artists, Francesco De Grandi is holding a solo show to display a range of his work including pieces that he completed during his residence in Shanghai. His paintings are a blend of twisted dreamscapes and fairy tales.
2/F, Bldg 1, 50 Moganshan Lu, 莫干山路50号1号楼2楼
Tuesday Shanghaiist Scrabble Happy [email protected] Cotton’s Xinhua, Collections of the Uffizi @ Shanghai Museum
It’s the same great Happy Hour you’ve come to love, replete with good company and good spirits, and of course, a two-for-one drink special. With every drink, you get five scrabble tiles: make words on our board, and the person with the most points at the end of the night wins 250 RMB worth of drinks at Cotton’s! No cover.
6pm-10pm, 294 Xinhua Lu, near Fanyu Lu (新华路294号, 近番禺路)
The Italian Culture Office brings works from the Uffizi gallery in Florence to the Shanghai Museum. Displaying various still life and landscape paintings from Botticelli, Tiziano, Lorenzo di Credi, Guercino, Canaletto, Bimbi and Sartorio e Balla. Be Italian and immerse yourself.
201 Renmin Da Dao,人民大道201号
Wednesday SwapMeet @ The Shelter, Hell Fire Dining Club @ Space by Three
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, The Shelter, 5 Yongfu Lu near Fuxing Xi Lu, 永福路5号
2388rmb per person for a dinner?! I better be seeing Jesus, the Devil and Buddha at the same table. Austrian artist Paul Renner serves up a night of food and crazy performance art at the Bund with a price surely the Devil can appreciate. More info can be found here
2/F, Three on the Bund, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
Thursday KIA X Games @ Jiangwan Stadium, Chocolate Cocktails Workshop @ Vin et Chocolat
The KIA X Games returns to Shanghai for a four day blood pumping adrenaline rush. Get ready to see some of your favorite extreme athletes clash it out on the ramps, rails and pipes. Tickets are at 120rmb/day and are available at here
346 Guohe Lu near Zhengtong Lu 国和路3464号近政通路
Chocolate cocktails are one of my absolute favorite things in the world and Vin et Chocolat is hosting a workshop to learn how to prepare them. 150rmb gets you everything you need to prepare this heavenly drink as well as some finger food. Places are limited so RSVP to [email protected] or by phone: 138-1739-8455.
7-10pm, House No 45, Lane 274, Tai Kang Road
Friday Teacher’s Pub Crawl, Poetry Reading Night @ Bali Bistro
School out and teachers this is your chance to let loose! Teachers get 90 minutes of free food and drinks, transportation between bars, free shots, and exclusive dragon drink discounts all night long. Just 150 RMB. Come crawling! RSVP at www.pubcrawlshanghai.com to save your spot on the dragon bus. And make sure your students don’t get wind of your drunken pictures.
Come down for a night of poetry, improv and games at Bali Bistro. This non-musical night is your chance to share those hidden pieces of poetry from your teenager years or just to give stand up comedy a shot. All are welcome and if you want to be included in the line up drop an email to [email protected]
8.30pm-10.30pm, 75 Wanhangdu Lu,Jing Annear Beijing Xi Lu万航渡路75号近北京西路