All the things you’d want to do this Monday through Thursday. We hope you’re enjoying a lazy long weekend, but if you’re wanting to get out and about, Yucca is starting up a new ladies night every Tuesday. El Willy and Avalon are putting together a silent auction to continue to help with the Fukushima earthquakes and the week perks up on Thursday for Cinco de Mayo. Head down to your local Mexican institution for tequila and fun! Read on (or check out our calendar) for more!
GLAMOUR BAR BOOK EXCHANGE Bring a book, and exchange for someone else’s, Glamour Bar’s got a good selection on hand, covering fiction, nonfiction, children’s and foreign language titles. Featuring the classical music tunes of DJ D. Kollection, spinning vinyl all afternoon. Coffee, tea and snacks, too.
Free // 2-5pm // Glamour Bar // 7F, Five on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (广东路20号，外滩五号6楼， 近中山东一路)
ANNA MAYA’S SPIRITUAL SHANGHAIGet spiritual at Anna Maya this Monday for Spiritual Shanghai’s monthly meeting. They are, in their words, “a monthly gathering of like minded people interested in healing, health and wellness. On the first Monday of every month we meet practitioners, individuals involved in the healing arts or people just interested in having a more holistic approach to life within the bustling city of Shanghai. Open to all, and we welcome new members to support this growing community.” Email [email protected] for more info.
Anna Maya Vegetarian Cafe // 3 Taojiang Lu near Hengshan Lu (桃江路3号 近衡山路)
PINK NIGHT @ YUCCA A new regular night special from Yucca. Every Tuesday on their “Pink Cosmo Night” the bar is giving out special cocktails such as daiquiris originale, cosmopolitans, martini, and devils in red for only 40RMB. Or 100RMB for 3 standard house pours.
Yucca // 3/F, 26F Sinan Mansions, 45 Sinan Lu, near Fuxing Lu (思南路45弄26F号3楼, 近复兴路)
JAPAN EARTHQUAKE AUCTION el Willy and Avalon continue to show their support for the Fukushima earthquakes relief efforts. In order to raise money, they’ve organized a special silent auction of special, rare, and vintage wines, designer clothing, jewelry, hotel retreats, restaurant vouches just to name a few. All proceeds will be donated to the Japan Red Cross through the Japanese Consulate in Shanghai.
300RMB // 7pm // Ohana // 3911 Hongmei Lu near Hongqiao Lu (虹梅路3911弄, 近虹桥路)
OLD SCHOOL COMEDIES MOVIE MARATHON The Boxing Cat Brewery is doing a movie marathon every Wednesday. This week is all about old school comedies. Get ready to double over while watching Caddy Shack, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Airplane. In English with Chinese subtitles. Free.
7pm // Boxing Cat Brewery // 82 Fuxing Lu, near Yongfu Lu (复兴路82号, 近永福路)
ALL YOU CAN EAT TACOS AND TEQUILA CONTEST PARTY For Cinco de Mayo, first Mi Tierra is doing their regular Thursday night all you can eat tacos from 5-9pm for 99RMB. Then at 9pm, the real party starts. Corona, sangria, and shots of tequila are all 28RMB while margaritas are 38RMB. If you didn’t get your fill of tacos, they’re 18RMB each. A guest DJ will be playing all Latin music.
Free // 5pm // Mi Tierra // 17 Yongjia Lu, near Maoming Lu (永嘉路17号, 近茂名路)
CINCO DE MAYO WITH CANTINA AGAVE Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style with Cantina’s annual Cinco de Mayo Party. Starting at 7pm, all eats are half-priced or cough up 200RMB and you get free flow margaritas, snacks, and beer.
200RMB // 7pm // Cantina Agave // A Mansion, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu (富民路291号, 近长乐路)