This weekend you can watch a German film or martial arts comedy, groove to the 90s with Leather Locklear, or enjoy world championship water sports! Continue reading for all the goings-on around town, or check out our calendar for more.
German Centre Movie Night GC Brassiere will be having another German film night sponsored by the Deutsche Centre, Shanghai. The first 50 guests get a coupon for a free drink and hot dish. Pretzels are available to the rest while supplies last.
7pm // free // Deutsche Centre // 88 Keyuan Lu, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park 张江高科技园区, 科园路88号
Glo Londong Opening A new gasto grill slash rooftop barbecue slash bakery is holding its grand opening tonight, promising drink deals and freebies! They’re smack dab in the middle of all that other nonsense on Dong Ping Lu and Wulumuqi Lu, and if the weather holds out it could be a nice way to spend the evening.
Free? // 6pm to 11pm // Glo London // 1 Wulumuqi Lu, near Dongping Lu (乌鲁木齐路1号, 近东平路)
Kungfu Komedy @BeeDees Kungfu Komedy is a mix of Comedy and martial arts, acrobatics and dance.
50 rmb // 9pm // Beedees, 433 Dagu Lu, near Chengdu Bei Lu 大沽路433号, 近成都北路
Tara 57 CLOSING PARTY After five years, Tara 57 will be closing its doors this weekend. On Friday, they’ll be serving last cocktails with DJ Siesta and DJ Leo Leo Chiodaroli. Saturday night is the final night, which you can enjoy with ACID PONIES and DJ Theo-Man
8pm to 8am // Tara 57 // 2/F, 57 Fuxing Xi Lu, 复兴西路57号2楼
DJ Leather Locklear @ Glamour Melbourne-based queen DJ Leather Locklear will spin 90s tunes at Glamour this weekend for those of you looking to reminisce.
Free // 10pm to late // Glamour Bar // 6/f, Five on the bund, 20 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Don Yi Lu, Huangpu district.
Party Like Its 1984 H. A. L. Publishing has put out a collection of short stories about post-Mao China. This event has readings from some of the authors of the stories in the collection, from S. C. Gordon, W. M. Butler, Ginger wRong Chen, Renee Reynolds and Tom Mangione. The book features stories from both Mainland Chinese and Western writers.
6pm // 40 rmb, including 1 drink or ice cream // Garden Books // 325 ChangLe Lu, near ShaanXiNan Lu, 长乐路325号
FINA World Championships Day one of the 14th Biannual FINA World Championships. Events today include the opening ceremony and one diving final. Tickets start at only 30RMB and can be purchased here, which also has scheduling information by event near the bottom.
30RMB to 580RMB // Shanghai Oriental Sports Center // No.168 Jiyang road, Shanghai (上海市浦东新区济阳路168号)
FINA World Championships Day two of the FINA World Championships. Events today are finals in Synchronized Swimming, Diving, and a match in Women’s Water Polo.
Tickets from 30 rmb can be bought here // Shanghai Oriental Sports Center // No.168 Jiyang road, Shanghai (上海市浦东新区济阳路168号)