All the things you’d want to do this Monday through Thursday. On the schedule this week: It’s Shanghaiist Scrabble time again so see you at Cotton’s! We’ve got some interesting people dropping into Shanghai. First, there’s Ed Wang, the very first Chinese football player to be drafted into the NFL hosting a happy hour at the Boxing Cat, and the Macau Playboy bunnies doing an appearance at M1NT. Read on (or check out our calendar) for more!
SHERPA’S LUCKY DRAW This one is for the person who just feels like staying at home today and ordering in. If you order take out via Sherpa’s today, you’ll get the chance to win prizes totaling 8,000RMB. You could get swag from Real Australia Boots, Dragonfly spa, California Fitness, VPNinja, Freedur, various types of booze from Kiss Vodka, Stella Artois, Smirnoff and more.
SHANGHAIIST SCRABBLE 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 250RMB worth of drinks at Cotton’s!
6pm // Cotton’s Xinhua // 294 Xinhua Lu, near Fanyu Lu (新华路294号, 近番禺路)
DADA SUBCINEMA Fantastic art house films selected by DJ Drunk Monk and Deville are screened every Tuesday at Dada with free popcorn for the night. Tonight’s film: Profondo Rosso (1975), a critically acclaimed Italian giallo picture of a music teacher who tracks down a serial murderer whose weapon of choice is a hatchet. In Italian with English/Chinese subtitles.
8pm // Dada // 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu (幸福路115号, 近法华镇路)
COMEDY SHOW A full two hours of laughs at this stand up comedy show brought to you by the People’s Republic of Comedy.
50RMB // 9 pm // Malone’s // 255 Tongren Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu (铜仁路255号， 近南京西路)
PLAYBOY BUNNIES APPEARANCE Year of the Rabbit = lots of “sexy” bunny costume parties. Most of them make us roll our eyes but here is one we actually want to go to. The Playboy bunnies from Asia’s Vegas will be wreaking havoc at M1NT for the night as Los Angeles’ DJ Echo from LA spins hip hop.
10pm // M1NT // 24/F, 318 Fuzhou Lu, near Shandong Lu (福州路318号, 近山东路)
NFL FOOTBALL PLAYER HOSTED HAPPY HOUR Come by the Boxing Cat to meet the first ever Chinese-American to be drafted into the NFL. Ed Wang (of Chinese Olympic champion heritage on both sides) plays the defensive tackle of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills and will be hosting the happy hour. A 15% discount on food too.
7:30pm // Boxing Cat Bewery // Unit 26A, Sinan Mansions, 519-521 Fuxing Lu, near Sinan Lu (思南公馆26A 复兴中路519号 近思南路)