Scroll through endless entries of PR infested listings, ‘events’ and drinks deals, or CHOOSE TO READ PENCIL THIS IN. It is a choice, but once you make the right choice, you will be helpless but to agree to my every truth for I, Shanghaiist Minister of Propaganda, have officially declared war on boredom and drudgery, (active from days Monday to Thursday). Read on for all the details, or check out our calendar for all the events listed here and more!
Calling all literature fanatics. This poem remains an important relic of defeat against creative censorship and a victory for individual liberty and will be featured in China’s first ever bilingual reading. Come to celebrate the birthday of Allen Ginsberg with wine and sausages, stay for a reading of the monumentally important ‘Howl’ and some interesting after-natter.
China’s First Reading of Howl @ Studio No.5
Free entry // 19:00 // Studio No.5: 169 Jiashan Lu, near Jianguo Lu (嘉善路169号, 近建国路) // With wine and sausages from Amelia’s plus screen-printed posters from Idle Beats.
The recently opened Big E is starting to host a weekly Laser Tag Tuesday event for local Barney Stinson wannabes. Along with standard team or solo matches, speciality matches include, protect the VIP, base-centric matches, zombie against human and more.
Laser Tag Tuesday @ Big E
Free Entry // 19:00-00:00 // Big E: 855 Pudong Nan Lu, World Plaza B2 (浦东南路855号世界广场B2) // 30RMB per match per person // Buy 1 get 1 drink free from open till 22:00
Watch 13-year old musical prodigy, A Bu play classical and jazz piano. Prepare to feel woefully inadequate.
A Bu Piano Sessions @ Unico
Free entry // 21:00-late // Unico: Three on the Bund, 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu (中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼, 近广东路)
Pickings are slim. So make sure to check out the calendar for staple events this week.