All the things you want to do this Monday through Thursday. On the schedule this week: How to create a billion entrepreneurs, and Clint Eastwood wants answers, PUNK! Also, take advantage of a once-a-month chance to drive a race car, and celebrate Bastille Day with style. Read on (or check our calendar) for more!
Creating Billions of Entrepreneurs
As part of Three on the Bund’s ongoing speaker series, Tarun Khanna, the Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor at Harvard Business School and Director of The South Asia Initiative, talks about “creating billions of entrepreneurs.”
Free // Space by Three at Three on the Bund, 2nd Floor, No.3 Zhongshan East 1st Road (中山东一路3号, 近广东路)
SubCinema: Dirty Harry
One of the most famous crime movies ever made, with its iconic title character played by Clint Eastwood, who utters the immortal line, “You gotta ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya punk?” Drink deals and free popcorn.
Free // 9 pm // Dada Bar, 115 Xingfu Lu — between Fahuazhen Lu and Pingwu Lu (幸福路115号，近法华镇路和平武路). Metro: Jiatong University Station
Open-air Screenings: Day of the Beast
The Cervantes Library will be screening “The Day of the Beast,” a Spanish movie about a priest’s twisted war against the Devil after discovering the exact date of the apocalypse. In Spanish with Chinese subtitles. Free entrance, but make sure to reserve a seat. Contact: [email protected]
Free, but reservations are recommended // 7pm – 9pm // Cultural Section of the Consular General of Spain, 198-208 Anfu Lu, near South Wulumuqi Lu (安福路198－208号，近乌鲁木齐南路) Metro: Changshu Lu Station
Racing at Shanghai International Circuit
Every 13th and 15th of the month, Live It offers the opportunity to drive a real racer around the Shanghai International Circuit. The cars can go from 0 – 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds and are second only to Formula 1 vehicles. Includes an hour of introduction and driving techniques, and 20 minutes of driving on the circuit.
contact: [email protected], +86 (21) 5481 6311 // 3750RMB // Noon to late // Shanghai International Circuit, Inner Ring West Road, Jiading District (上海国际赛车场， 内环西路，嘉定区)
10th semi-annual Shanghai all universities mixer
It’s time again for the 10th Semi-Annual Shanghai All Universities Mixer. With over 350 attendees on average, it’s the largest university alumni mixer in the city and an opportunity to mingle and network. 100RMB includes two premium drinks and canapes. There’s limited capacity at the venue so RSVP is recommended.
contact: [email protected] // 100RMB // 7pm – 11pm // Lapis 818 Restaurant // 6/F, 818 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu (南京西路818号6楼, 近石门一路)
Bastille Day Celebration
The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China celebrate Bastille Day with a Tahitian theme. Events start 7:30pm with cocktails and canapes, and it’s then onto a black pearl fashion show, gala dinner, and dancing.
RSVP before July 13 at [email protected] // 450RMB for members, 4000RMB per table // 7:30pm // Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao, 1116 Hongsong Dong Lu,
near Middle Ring Road (红松东路1116号，近中环路)