Tis the weekend for some sweaty contact sport action with the Shanghai Sevens and finally a proper mixed martial arts fight in the form of RUFF! Also, check out one of the world’s best beatboxers at Zeal, a Creative Party at Kin, or improv comedy at AT Bar. And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for much, much more.
Reebok Classics Jump Party Round 1 @ Muse Mixing Room Everybody – jump, jump! Muse Mixing Room is the host for Reebok’s Jump party featuring DJ Howie B, Autokratz and Cavia. 60RMB pre-sale. 120RMB at the door. Call 400 610 3721. You can purchase tickets here.
120RMB, 60RMB presale // 9pm // Muse Mixing Room // Mercedes-Benz Arena, 1200 EXPO Avenue (世博大道1200号, 浦东)
KILLA KELA & CONRANK @ Zeal Be wowed by the world’s best beatboxer, Killa Kela, who’s performed with Pharrell, Justin Timberlake, Super Furry Animals, and Prince! He’ll be performing alongside world renowned drum and bass producer Conrank. Free before 12 midnight. 100RMB after w/ one drink.
100RMB // 10pm // Zeal // South Bund 22, 6/F, 22 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Jinling Lu (中山东二路22号, 近金陵路)
Let’s Talk About SEX @ Not Me Not Me is hosting another sex toy party! Not only will there be lots of personal intimate toys to see, there will be informative demonstrations (tastefully done, of course) and you’ll get to tickle your curiosity/fancy by touching, tasting, smelling, and learning about the products. 80RMB open bar. From 10pm until 3am.
80RMB // 10pm // Not Me // 21 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu (东平路21号, 近衡山路)
Back to School Party @ Paulaner Brauhaus (Fenyang Lu) Summer is ending, and we know what that means – autumn is around the corner and the schools are re-opening for a new semester. So before the kids whine their way back to class, Paulaner has come up with a special day for both parents and children! They’re having a party with two separate buffets – one for the adults with bottomless iced tea, and one for the kids with bottomless apple juice and ice cream. And it’s not just all about the food and drinks – the kids get to take part in games and activities. Also, while the kids are having fun, adults rejoice as 0.5L Paulaner beers are at a special price of 58RMB! Goes from 11am-3pm. 150RMB for adults, 90RMB for 10 -15yr olds, 45RMB 3 – 9yr olds, Free for children under 3yrs (not word on whether you have to prove their ages.)
11am // Paulaner Brauhaus (Fenyang Lu) // 150 Fenyang Lu, near Fuxing Lu (汾阳路150路，近复兴路)
ShanghaiExpat 2011 Pool Party @ Radisson Blu Hotel Get ready to be soaked at the ShanghaiExpat pool party! There’s the usual food to chow and drinks (all on special discounts!) to down as well as Best Bikini Girl and Best Male Body contests. And apparently there’ll also be some live female vocal performances and a lucky draw! 100RMB gets you one drink. Places are limited so do RSVP: [email protected] Runs from 2pm to 8pm.
100RMB // 2pm to 8pm // Radisson Blu Hotel // 1199 Yingchun Lu, near Fangdian Lu (迎春路1199号, 近芳甸路)
RUFF: Genesis (MMA) @ Shanghai Qizhong Tennis Center Shanghai is finally getting an MMA (mixed martial arts) event! Most of you have probably seen or at least heard of UFC, and now we can finally see which martial arts form wins out in Asia! This is the inaugural event for Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation (RUFF) and will feature some of China’s finest MMA fighters. And if you’re super stoked and looking to pump yourself up before the big event, there is the Masse’s ‘Play Ruff Party Bus’ that will take you there with free flow of beer (100RMB, leaves from Masse at 4pm, call 52125971 for seats)! Check out the event in our calendar for a list of fighters. Tickets for the MMA event range from 180RMB – 2380RMB and a whopping 25,000RMB(!!) for a VIP package. Ticket hotline: 400 610 3721 or http://en.piao.com.cn/shanghai/ticket_2358.html
180RMB to 2380RMB // 5:30pm // Shanghai Qizhong Tennis Center // 5500 Yuanjiang Lu, near Longwu Lu Minhang District (上海旗忠森林体育城网球中心 元江路5500号, 近龙吴路，闵行)
Kungfu Komedy @ AT Bar Have a laughing good time with Shanghai based standup comedians Joe Schaefer, Drew Fralick, Andy Curtain, Turner Sparks, and Audrey Murray as they put on their wittiest charm. 150RMB at the door/130RMB presale. For presale tickets, contact Li at 13916721661, or email [email protected]
150RMB, 130RMB presale // 9pm // AT Bar // 68 Daming Lu, near Jinshan Lu (大名路68号, 近金山路)
Creative Party @ Kin It’s the return of Kin’s creative flea market! Filled with delightful creative works such as music, fashion, art pieces, photography, handicraft and so much more. Have some fun on the decks or do some shopping, it’s up to you. It’s free to browse but if you have works to sell, they charge 30RMB. Runs from 3pm – 9pm.
Free // 3pm to 9pm // Kin // 65-4 Maoming Bei Lu, near Yan’an Lu (茂名北路65-4号, 近延安路)
Sunday Sundown @ The Alchemist It’s a terrace party at The Alchemist! 50RMB house pours, 50RMB BBQ specials, and 50RMB Ketel One cocktails specially concocted by The Alchemist’s Ryan Norieks and Chicha’s Hector Monroy. DJ [email protected] will be spinning. Runs from 5pm til whenever The Alchemist closes shop for the day.
5pm // The Alchemist // Sinan Mansions, Block 32, 45 Sinan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu (思南路45号32号楼, 近复兴西路)
By Audrey Lim