All the things you’d want to do this Monday through Thursday. On the schedule this week: some back-to-back networking & do-good events, amazing food and wine at El Willy’s, folk music and lyrics at Yuyintang and a fashion show/party at M1NT. Read on (or check out our calendar) for more!
BEAN’s August Networking Night @ The Tap Room BEAN is holding its August networking night at a new bar in town! Kaiba has invited BEAN to have drinks during the soft opening of what is tentatively to be called The Tap Room on Taikang Lu. Come mix and mingle with other young professionals and learn about the latest charity happenings at BEAN.
7:30pm to 10:30pm // The Tap Room // Room 202, Taikang Terrace, 171 Jian Guo Xi Lu (建国西路171号202室)
Charity and networking event @ Kathleen’s 5 Come network and also do good! This charity event is to help raise money for Minhu, an abandoned baby who has a life-threatening liver condition who acquired an infection after his transplant and requires ongoing care. Funds raised will pay for an Ayi to take care of him during this critical period of recovery. Profit will go to charity for the baby. Do also remember to bring your name cards for networking. A raffle will also be held, with prizes donated from, among others, Kathleen’s 5, Hilton, Starbucks and many more. 120RMB w/ one soft drink & one glass of wine as well as Kathleen 5’s fingerfood.To RSVP, please email [email protected]
120RMB // 7pm // Kathleen’s 5 // 5/F, Shanghai Art Museum, 325 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huangpi Bei Lu, (南京西路325号上海美术馆5楼, 近黄陂北路)
Spanish Food and Wine Festival @ el Willy El Willy has created a special menu for tonight, some dishes consisting of imported canned seafood, all perfectly pairing each one of the wines. And because it’s El Willy’s, places are expected to be limited so hurry and RSVP at: [email protected]
888RMB // 8pm // el Willy // 20 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Lu, (东湖路20号,近淮海路)
BINGO IS BACK! @ The Camel Sports Bar Bingo night is back at The Camel! After much success of the first one, The Camel has decided to make it a monthly event! There are prizes as per usual – Westin brunches, wine, beer, meat pies and a meat tray that will satisfy the biggest of appetites. And you better have an appetite because players will receive free meat pies, sausage rolls and vodka shots! 50RMB for 10 rounds w/ one complimentary drink.
50RMB // The Camel // 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu (岳阳路1号, 近东平路)
Zhang Yide @ Yuyintang Here’s something different to treat your ears – instead of the usual rock, hip-hop and house that you hear all the time, folk singer-songwriter Zhang Yide treats you to the night of his famous beautiful lyrics.
40RMB // Yuyintang // 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan’an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station) (凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口)
Vienna Cafe Film Night: Biutiful (2011) @ Vienna Cafe Enjoy a movie night out with Vienna Cafe. They’re screening the two-time Oscar-nominated film, ‘Biutiful’ . Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and starring Javier Bardem the film is about “a cancer-striken single father who struggles to reconcile fatherhood, love, spirituality, crime, guilt and mortality amid the dangerous underworld of modern Barcelona.” The film is in Spanish with English subtitles. Free admission. RSVP by phone: 021 644 52 131 7:30pm // Vienna Cafe // No.2, Lane 25 Shaoxing Lu, near Shanxi Lu (绍兴路25弄2号, 近陕西路)
True Colors @ M1NT Femina magazine rolls out a fashion show featuring some of Shanghai’s best designs of the summer, and also remember to show your “true colours” by coming down with bright and colourful outfits! Reservation: +862163912811 or email at [email protected]
10pm// M1NT // 24/F 318 Fuzhou Lu, near Shandong Zhong Lu (福州路318号高腾大厦24层, 近山东中路)
Groove feat. Sean Colin @ Shiva Lounge Another awesome night at Shiva Lounge brings you house beats by Sean Colin. And you know how Shiva Lounge loves to treat the ladies – with complimentary fresh fruit cocktails of course, but only before 12:30am. No entry fee.
Shiva Lounge // 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Lu (永福路47号, 近复兴路)