Unless you touched down in Shanghai just a few hours ago, you know that a horrific fire broke out at an apartment block in Jing’An earlier this week. To raise funds for the Shanghai Red Cross Jiaozhou Lu fund, BEAN and Kaiba are holding a fundraising event this Saturday night and your attendance/contributions would be greatly appreciated.
Further event details are listed below along with some of the other unmissable events taking place this weekend. As always, our calendar and Midweek Music Preview can you help you plan the perfect weekend.
O’Malley’s welcomes back the Punchline Comedy Club. The performing trio are trumps with laughs: Nick Wilty (UK), Tom Rhodes (US), and Brenden Riley (UK). Show starts 9pm. Pre-sale tickets are 250rmb (incl. one drink and finger food). 300rmb at the door, limited availability. It looks hilarious and is on tonight and tomorrow.
9pm O’Malley’s, 42 Taojiang Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu 桃江路42号，近乌鲁木齐路
Japanese surf-rock wacko quartet Goggle-A are coming to Shanghai and are teaming up with The Instigation, The Fever Machine & The Beat Bandits for yet another Trash A Go-Go throwdown at Yuyintang. Cover is only 40RMB so this is definitely an event to investigate.
9:30 pm Yuyintang, 851 Kaixuan Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Come face to face with Mr. Morry Morgan, author of ‘Selling Big to China’, learn from his 10 years of experience in sales and negotiations in China, and ask as many questions as you like. Morry Morgan is the founder of ClarkMorgan Corporate Training, awarded “Training Firm of the Year” for 2007 and 2008, and is now all available at his book signing at the Super Brand Mall in Lujiazui, Pudong. Interested parties should register at the cashier of PopularBook Store(大众书局) inside of Super Brand Mall. You will enjoy 10% discount on the day for purchasing “Selling Big to China”, and you will also receive an original copy of an English novel or English cook book, plus the opportunity of winning a big prize!
2pm PopularBook Store, 8F Super Brand Mall, No.168 Lujiazui Xi Road, 大众书局, 上海市浦东新区陆家嘴西路168号
Grab a sombrero and some Cuervo tequila….today is Mexican Revolution Day! Special Guest DJ Jose Luis, from Chihuahua, Mexico joins the party at Zapata’s to celebrate this Mexican national holiday. Free Tequila every hour from the bar and special deals on Zapata’s hotly anticipated new shots. It starts at 9pm and there is no cover charge! “Arriba Arriba”
9pm Zapata’s, 5 Hengshan Lu, near Dongping Lu, 衡山路5号， 近东平路
As mentioned in the introduction, tonight is BEAN and Kaiba’s fundraising event for the victims of Monday’s horrendous fire. Starting at Kaiba at 9pm, all drinks proceeds will go towards the cause. Head down, show your support, and enjoy your evening. Your efforts will be much appreciated.
7pm Kaiba, 528 Kangding Lu, 康定路528号near Xikang Lu, best to turn off of Changde Lu 近西康路
The Chalet are well known for their weekly film showings, and today they will showing Eurotrip. This comedy follows Scott Thomas, an Ohio high school graduate who was dumped by his girlfriend on the day of graduation. In his despair, Scott decides to go to Europe and visits his hot German pen pal. The trip to Germany then becomes a hilarious adventure that full of sex, alcohol and mad jokes. The movie is in English with Chinese subtitles and there is NO cover charge!
3.30pm The Chalet, 385 Yongjia Lu, 永嘉路385号near Taiyuan lu
Carrying on the film theme, Studio are hosting their very own move night. The Rainbow Movie club allows you to head on over to Studio, grab a drink and watch LGBT themed films and videos. There is no cover charge and this Sunday will see the showing of ‘Broken Hearts Club’ – a romantic US comedy from 2000.
9pm Studio, 1950 Huaihai Middle Road, Unit 4 淮海中路1950弄4号