We’ve got lots in store this weekend. Kicking things off is a Geisha event, bringing us French Decadence again. Then on Saturday, a little charity event, followed by the transformation of Mr. and Mrs. Bund to Bar Rouge, and an LGBT event. Topping the weekend off is a relaxing and educational walking tour around the French Concession! And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
French Decadence @ The Geisha
Popular among the expats, French Decadence is back again, this time at Geisha. The theme is French winter skiing, oo la la. Think French alps, think fondue, think snow pants? French DJ Clement Pony will be celebrating along with everyone. Dress Code: ski bunny.
No Cover (til 12:30am with password “fondue”) 100RMB after (w/ one drink) // 10:30pm // The Geisha // 390 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Fuxing Lu (陕西南路390号， 近复兴路)
Shanghai by Bus @ The Shelter
Their monthly reggae party is back again with a DJ set from Didjelirium. Open MC session with Chacha, and live dub will tear the night up! Reggae, dub, dancehall, and roots, all night long.
30RMB // 10pm // The Shelter // 5 Yongfu Lu (永福路5号）
Pathways of Hope @ Talking Terrace
Pathways of Hope is organizing a lovely evening of music, fun, and giveaways! Free flow drinks at the new Kaiba Taikang Terrace from 7-9pm, and more drink deals til 11pm. All proceeds go toward empowerment of women and children in India, Nepal, and China. So go on, and drink for charity! For more info call 15800947201 or email [email protected]
200RMB // 7pm // Kaiba Taikang Terrace // 2/F, 169 Jianguo Zhong Lu near Ruijin Er Lu (建国中路169弄202号,近瑞金二路)
PAUSE: MUSIC present Downstate – Farewell Static Album Launch Party @ Shelter
PAUSE: Music presents their first release of the year, “Farewell Static” by one of Shanghai’s best electro-bass producers! Expect a mix of broken beats and ’80s horror synth, with layers of geeky electronica and melodic beats.
50RMB gets you an album // 10pm // The Shelter // 5 Yongfu Lu (永福路5号)
Mr. & Mrs. Rouge @ Mr & Mrs. Bund
After closing for renovation, many have missed Bar Rouge. To sooth those of you in withdrawals, Mr. & Mrs. Bund is dressing up and playing host to Bar Rouge this Saturday! The entire venue will be doused in classic Bar Rouge attire, and DJ Robin and Keint will be on decks. And of course, the place will be accessorized with bartenders and waiters from BR.
100RMB // 11pm // Mr. & Mrs. Bund // Bund 18,6/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu,near Nanjing Dong Lu (中山东一路18号6楼,近南京东路)
RAS Presents : Francesca Tarocco @ T8
Professor Tarocco makes a special guest appearance to speak about her book The Cultural Practices of Modern Chinese Buddhism and the role of Buddhism in the inter-war years.
80RMB (members) 130RMB (non-members, includes a drink) // Xintiandi,North Block,Lane 181 Taicang Lu,near Madang Lu (太仓路181号,新天地北里,近马当路)
SHLGBT Roaring ’20s Party @ Malt Fun
Malt Fun presents Shanghai LGBT’s first party of the year! Don those feathered boas, pinstriped suits, fedora hats, and cigarettes and get ready to have some fun! With the password “bootlegging” you’ll get a selection of 3 drinks for only 150RMB.
No Cover // 9pm // Malt Fun // 123 Hunan Lu,near Yongfu Lu (湖南路123号，近永福路)
Flea Market @ Kin
The much beloved flea market returns to Kin on the last Sunday of every month! Local creative individuals set up shop selling second hand clothes, crafts, arts, and much more to some great music, so bust out those wallets because there will definitely be goodies that you won’t be able to resist!
No Cover // 2:30-6:30pm // Kin // 65-4 Maoming Bei Lu,near Yan’an Lu (茂名北路65-4号,近延安路)
LiLong Shanghai Walk @ Okura Garden Hotel
Fanny Hoffmann-Loss is hosting this times walking tour around the French Concession, showing people Shanghai’s traditional architecture unique to Shanghai, their Li Long, often compared to Beijing’s famous ‘hutong’.
300RMB // 10am // Okura Garden Hotel // 58 Maoming Lu (茂名南路58号）
By Angela Ye