All the things you’d want to do this Monday through Thursday. On the schedule this week: Dakota’s first anniversary arrives, Ned Kelly’s pub quiz moves to Tuesday nights at The Camel, Understanding Science talks come to Shanghai and acclaimed accordion player Alexander Sevastien. Read on (or check out our calendar) for more!
TANGO GO WITH LEANDRO & LAILA OLIVER Tango Go has invited dancing duo Leandro and Laila Oliver to give tango workshop. with more than 16 yrs teaching experience. Workshop runs until Wednesday. See website for registration.
180RMB for one class // 7-10pm // Tango Go // 666 Xinhua road (inside the clubhouse) near Yangzhai Lu (新华路666号，近杨宅路）
CAMEL PUB QUIZ Heads up, Ned Kelly’s long-running pub quiz has moved locations and times. It’s now every Tuesday night at the Camel (was formerly at the Bulldog). You can enjoy two-for-one drink and food specials and prizes. while giving that gray mass some exercise. Get a team together and go!
Free // 8pm // The Camel // 1 Yue Yang Road near Dong Ping Road (市岳阳路1号 靠近东平路）
UNDERSTANDING SCIENCE TALK WITH DR. JANIK The Understanding Science scientific popularization talks debut their first seminar, entitled “Which Energy For the Future?” The guest speaker is Dr. Vit Janik from Jiaotong University who will lead the discussion the feasibility sustainable energy sources for the future.
Free // 7:15pm // The Wooden Box // 9 Qinghai Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu (青海路9号, 近南京西路)
SHANGHAIEXPAT WEEKLY MIXER The ShanghaiExpat Weekly Wednesday mixer is once again going on tour. In the next coming weeks they’ll be taking up a weekly residency at Brownstone’s excellent outdoor patio at Surpass Court which offers a buy one get one free for all drinks and free finger foods.
7pm // Unit 311,No. 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu (永嘉路570号3号楼311单元，近岳阳路 )
DAKOTA’S 1ST YR ANNIVERSARY American bar & bistro Dakota is celebrating it’s one year birthday with free canapes and drinks from 9pm till 12am. Guest DJ Colin Currie and Resident DJ Roni provide the music.
Free // Dakota // 9pm // 39 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu (东湖路39号, 近新乐路)
ACCORDION PLAYER ALEXANDER SEVASTIAN The award-winning Belarussian accordion player Alexander Sevastian’s tour comes to Shanghai. leading. He’s performed in numerous countries all over the world and while he’s here he’ll be showcasing 20 pieces from Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Bach.
50-160RMB // 7:30pm // Shanghai Concert Hall // 523 Yan’an Dong Lu near Longmen Lu (延安东路523号, 近龙门路)