By Angela Ye
Starting the weekend off with a bang is the fifth edition of Brawl on the Bund, followed by the yearly festive Christkindlmarkt, and an IdleBeats screen print art show! Plus there’s another UFC brunch fight at Masse Sunday, and the return of the Clampdown Rock and Roll Dance Party! And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Brawl on the Bund V @ Hyatt on the Bund Brawl on Bund is coming to the Hyatt again for its 5th edition: 7 rounds of white collar boxing and 4 courses of a fancy dinner. Dinner will consist of free flow drinks proivded by Grand Marnier, Heineken, and Everwines, along with Taittinger champagne on riverside tables, plus an after party at Mr & Mrs Bund.
900RMB Silver, 1100RMB Gold, 1500RMB ringside. // 7:30pm // Hyatt on the Bund // 199 Huangpu Lu, near Wuchang Lu (外滩茂悦大酒店 黄浦路199号, 近武昌路 )
Christkindlmarkt @ Paulaner Brauhaus Christmas is near, and festivities are beginning, with Paulaner Brauhaus hosting their 5th annual Christkindlmarkt. Definitely don’t miss out on this Christmas market, since there will be vendors everywhere selling Christmas gifts, ornaments, and other German specialties!
25RMB // Friday 4-10pm, Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday, 11am-7pm// Paulaner Brauhaus // 150 Fenyang Lu, near Fuxing Lu (汾阳路150路， 近复兴路 )
‘Die Feuerzangenbowle’ @ German Center Pudong Catch a festive black and white film starring Heinz Rühmann while drinking mulled wine (of the same name, Feuerzangenbowle) at the German Center.
No entrance fee // 8pm // German Center Pudong // 88 Keyuan Lu, Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park (张江高科技园区, 科园路88号)
Slow Food Shanghai @ Hilton Hotel
Slow Food is coming to Shanghai to celebrate good, clean, and fair food! On the day of their showcase they will have a “Farm-to-Fork” tasting in which a range of leading restaurants will be working with local producers to create tasty dishes that are healthy, clean, and fair. Other showcases include the “Jiashan” Market where they will showcase delicious sweet dessert items. Confirmed participants include Kush, Purple Onion, Leonardo’s, Anna Maya, Origin, QiMin Hot Pot, Da Shu Wu Jie, and some farms. There will be talks with the Italian Trade Comission Director, Italian Consul General, and Miss Wang Jing with Green peace.
100RMB (Membership to Slow Food International/Shanghai Convivium) // 11am-3pm // top of Jing’An Hilton Hotel // 250 Huashan Lu, near Yan’an Lu (上海静安希尔顿酒店, 华山路250号， 近延安路)
IdleBeats Screen Print Art Show + Holiday Sale @ The Foundry IdleBeats hosts their first screen print art show! Originally created by IdleBeats duo Nini Sum and Gregor Koerting, this show will feature over 80+ poster and art prints by artists from over 10 countries, all screen-printed by hand in limited editions at the IdleBeats studio. Framed prints in tubes and prints will be sold for 100RMB, and their perfect gifts for the holiday season!
Free entrance, free drinks, free test print gift cards // 2pm-10pm // The Foundry Gallery // 729 Shanxi Bei Lu, near Kangding Lu (上海市陕西北路729弄内到底 , 近康定路)
Clampdown Rock & Roll Dance Party @ Not Me On the second Saturday of each month The Clampdown Rock & Roll Dance Party takes over Not Me to bring you the best in indie rock, alt-rock, punk rock, electrorock and everything in between. Come dance your ass off to hits from Phoenix, Beck, The Strokes, The Clash, MGMT, LCD Soundsystem and more. DJ by Moomaw and Olson.
No Cover // 9pm // Not Me // 21 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu (东平路21号, 近衡山路)
Masse’s UFC 140 Live: Jones vs. Machida @ Masse Masse Bistro & Bar is serving a 50RMB All Day Breakfast which includes one drink. If you’re not into waking up that early just for a brunch, you’ll at least want to wake up for some live fighting action! And if you still can’t wake up, just know that Masse serves bottomless 100% Brazilian Coffee “Cafe Tabom”
No Cover // 9am // Masse // 5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu (进贤路221号5-6楼, 近陕西南路)