By Yining Su
Pencil This In is all the things you’d want to do this Monday through Thursday. This week we have artisanal gelato and vintage clothes on sale at DADA, a quiz night for smart asses, sipping champagne with listening to American jazz singing, and Quentin Tarantino’s bloody slave revenge fantasy Django Unchained. Read on for all the details, or check out our calendar for more!
I ♥ Smart Ass Quiz Night @ I ♥ Shanghai
Come and rack your brains with the best and brightest in I Love Shanghai Lounge. Winning teams receive shots and a bottle of vodka.
Free // 9:30pm – 12am // I ♥ Shanghai // No. 1788 Xinzha Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu (新闸路1788号, 近胶州路)
Frank Bray @ The Apartment
American jazz singer Frank Bray has signed on for a three-month residency at The Apartment. He’ll be performing every Tuesday night. Concurrently, The Apartment is hosting Socialite Tuesdays, where Moet & Chandon Imperial by the glass or by bottle is 2 for 1 between 8pm-Midnight.
Free // 9pm – 1am // The Apartment // No. 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu
Night Market @ DADA
A casual monthly event where local independent designers and creatives set up mini-shops inside DADA. Stalls include Jiong Gelato, Pinyin Press, and Rossi Elephants, as well as associated vintage clothing and accessories vendors.
Free // 8pm – 12am // Dada // No. 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu (幸福路115号, 近法华镇路)
Django Unchained @ Shanghai cinemas
Quentin Tarantino’s bloodsoaked blaxploitation/western slavery revenge fantasy is hitting the big screen in Shanghai. The film garnered 5 nominations at the Oscars and won Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor for Christoph Waltz, while generating both critical accolades and controversy over its violence and its copious use of racial slurs. Stars Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, as well as Waltz. (IMDB)
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