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All the things you’d want to do this Monday through Thursday. On the schedule this week: The Cranberries come to Shanghai, FINA Swimming features Phelps all week, and Sesame Street Live debuts! Read on for details, or check out our calendar for more!
FINA World Championships swimming The FINA World Championship swimming events kicked off yesterday, and you can catch heats, semi-finals, and finals every day! Each day, heats will take place in the morning at 9am, and semis and finals will take place at 6pm. Tonight sees women’s 100m butterfly and men’s 100m breast stroke finals, among others. Full swimming schedule here or here. More ticket info here, buy tickets online here, transportation info here and here.
FINA World Championships swimming It’s all Phelps all week! He will be competing in seven events total, which started with team USA in the 400-meter free relay on Sunday (they came in 3rd place.) Tuesday evening will hold the men’s 200m freestyle finals, as well as women’s and men’s 100m backstroke and women’s 1500m freestyle. Full swimming schedule here or here. More ticket info here, buy tickets online here, transportation info here and here.
Subcinema pres. Oh Brother Where Art Thou @ Dada Another week, another movie screening at Dada! This week catch the “bonified” Coen Bros classic Oh Brother Where Art Thou, and watch George Clooney reenact The Odyssey through the American South. Free popcorn, free movie. Why not?
Free // 8pm doors, 9pm movie // Dada // 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu (幸福路115号, 近法华镇路)
Cranberries @ Shanghai Grand Stage Back in the hot minute that was 1995, The Cranberries (along with OJ Simpson’s lack of shame and Jim Carrey’s ability to choose decent roles) were a cultural force to be reckoned with, serenading the bedrooms of the angst-ridden the world over with hits like “Zombie”, “Linger”, “Dreams” and “Ode to My Family”…all of which they’ll be performing at the Shanghai Grand Stage on Tuesday, July 26th! Tickets from 180RMB to 1280RMB, available here. More info here.
180RMB to 1280RMB // 8pm // Shanghai Grand Stage // 1111 Caoxi Bei Lu, near Zhongshan Lu and Tianyaoqiao Lu (上海大舞台, 漕溪北路1111号)
FINA World Championships swimming Wednesday sees the finals for men’s 800m free, 200m butterfly, and 50m breast and women’s 200m free. Full swimming schedule here or here. More ticket info here, buy tickets online here, transportation info here and here.
Women in Business: The Cleopatra Club @ Kathleen’s 5 This event is jointly organized by the America, British, and Australian Chambers of Commerce and is designed to bring together foriegn and local women professionals to share ideas, make and exchange contacts, and generally mix and mingle over drinks and canapes. 180RMB for members, 250RMB for non-members, includes two drinks and said canapes.
180RMB members, 250RMB non-members // 6:30pm to 8:30pm // Kathleen’s 5 // 5/F, Shanghai Art Museum, 325 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Bei Lu, (南京西路325号5楼, 近黄陂北路)
FINA World Championships swimming Thursday evening sees finals in men’s 200m IM, 100m free and in women’s 200m butterfly, 50m back, and 4x200m free. Full swimming schedule here or here. More ticket info here, buy tickets online here, transportation info here and here.
Seseme Street Live @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center This summer in this Sesame Street live production, Elmo and friends learn the timeless lessons of patience, overcoming feers, and living green. Features high tech stagecraft and a cleverly written script that adults can enjoy as well. Separate English and Chinese shows. 80-580RMB, also with family ticket packages. Check out schedules and buy tickets here.
80-580RMB // matinee 2:15pm, evening 7:15pm // Shanghai Oriental Arts Center // 425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd (上海东方艺术中心, 浦东新区丁香路425号)