Clampdown presents: One Night Stand @ 390
Mike Hurwitz of Hello Money, B.O and Ali R will be DJing solid rock and roll all night long. This should be a fun opportunity to reminisce and yearn for the time when music was played on actual instruments, in an ironic kind of way. Entry costs just 30RMB and includes a free shot. Cheap and cheerful.
30RMB // 22:00-late // 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu 番禺路390号, 法华镇路
Cross-Dressing Party @ The Mansion
Why the hell not? Their flyer even gives you a step by step guide on cross dressing for beginners if you’re taciturn. One great tip: “If you stuff your bra, you don’t need pockets”. Everybody should have the chance to know how great that is.
No cover // 22:00-06:00 // B18, 2388 Hongqiao Lu, near Hongjing Lu 虹桥路2388号B18, 近虹井路
Kiss Me I’m French @ Shanghai Studio
Shanghai Studio will be paying their respects to Bastille Day with some typically raucous shenanigans. Expect to see ample opportunity for Frenching and baguette based innuendos.
No cover // 21:00-05:00 // Bldg 4, 1950 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Wukang Lu 淮海中路1950弄4号楼， 近武康路
Marc Riboud: Hundred Flowers Photos @ Beaugeste Photo Gallery
Beaugeste Photo Gallery will be exhibiting Marc Riboud’s Hundred Flowers prints; 40 photographs that pay witness to a brief period in 1956 where the PRC encouraged liberals to talk openly about their political sympathies, so that they could capture them later on.
No cover // 10:00-18:00 // Lane 210 Taikang Lu, Building 5 studio 519 田子坊泰康路210弄5号楼519室, 泰康路瑞金路
1920’s Bootleggers’ Ball @ Choir
Get dressed up in your most convincing gangster gear and head down to Choir for a night of prohibited debauchery. Expect to see gin in teacups, cherry tobacco-filled opium pipes, burlesque performers and more.
50RMB // 21:00-late // 19 Fuzhou Lu, Near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu 黄浦区福州路19号, 近中山东一路
La Prise de la Bastille @ Bar Rouge
Berets and fake French moustaches will be provided by Bar Rouge to add to the overall French atmosphere. Fake French accents optional, but appreciated. Stick around till 6am and clink your drinks to Bastille Day in real time. DJ Keint will be spinning the decks.
100RMB // 22:00-late // 7F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu, 黄浦区中山东一路18号7楼, 近南京东路
SUNDAY: BASTILLE DAY
Bastille Day @ Bar Fly
Gorge yourself on barbeque food at Bar Fly from 16:00-23:00. 120RMB for 4 skewers and 2 pints of Carlsberg. Pay 300RMB for the all-you-can drink deal in advance or 350RMB on-the-door. Stick around till 18:00 for their weekly Sunday jam sessions.
See above for prices // 16:00-23:00 // Bar Fly: Hong Fang Zi, 6/F, 35 Shanxi Nan Lu, near Changle Lu 红房子, 陕西南路35号6楼, 近长乐路
Bastille Day @ L’alcove
For hearty French food (save the snails and frog legs), l’Alcove will be offering a cheese plate, cold cuts, quiche Lorraine, shepherd’s pie, skewers and bruschettas for just 150RMB. Discounted drinks include prices such as 10RMB for a glass of Ricard or Pernod, and 20RMB for a glass of Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon.
See above for prices // 18:00-00:00 // 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu 番禺路390号, 法华镇路
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