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Professional Networking Event @ The Apartment
Meet like-minded professional, charitable and professionally charitable young adults around town. If you want to get involved in some local charity work like reading for kids, helping elderly folk and working with mentally challenged kids, here is where you start.
No cover // 19:30-22:00 // 3/F, 47 Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Xi Lu 永福路47号3楼, 近复兴西路
TUESDAY / CHINESE VALENTINES DAY
There will be plenty of options to choose from for you to splurge on your beloved today; details to be released at a later date.
Alternatively, I’m sure you all know by now that Metallica will be rocking the Mercedes-Benz Arena tonight too. Just sayin’, it’s an option between a forced dinner-date, or seeing the best metal band in existence play live in the Hai.
Cabin in the Woods @ Bouquet (Beijing Xi Lu)
This fortnightly cinema night will kick off with a screening of Cabin in the Woods. Ticket price includes a glass of wine/beer and canapés. RSVP: [email protected]
85RMB or 160RMB for 2 // 19:30-late // Xinhua Bookstore, 3/F, 1829 Beijing Xi Lu, near Wanhangdu Lu 北京西路1829号, 近万航渡路
BNA Networking @ gloLondon
Meet high powered business people responsible for brands and brand services. Besides general socialising and ‘networking, expect canapés to be gobbled, champagne to be supped, games to be played and prizes to be won. RSVP: [email protected] or 13917339774
120RMB pre-book, 140RMB on-the-door // 19:00-22:00 // Third Floor, 1 Wulumuqi Nan Lu, near Dongping Lu, 徐汇区乌鲁木齐南路1号, 近东平路
Annual Shanghai Book Fair @ Shanghai Exhibition Centre
Returning with a record number of international literary big shots, the Annual Shanghai Book Fair will be celebrating it’s tenth anniversary. Notable names so far include, Ilya Kamingsky, Paolo Giordano, Robert J Sawyer, and Peter Handke. The majority of books are written in Chinese, English or Japanese and prices will be cut by 20%.
14-20 August // 10RMB // 09:00-21:00 // Shanghai Exhibition Centre, 1000 Yanan Zhong Lu, near Weihai Lu, 市静安区延安中路1000号, 近威海路
Amongst White Clouds @ Eco & More
Delve into the life and Zarathustric existence of a Zen Buddhist hermit. American director, Edward Burger remains one of the few foreigners who has lived and experienced the hardships and joys with the inhabitants of China’s Zhongnan Mountain range. Cover charge goes straight to Roots and Shoots. 20RMB beer and 30RMB organic wine.
30RMB // 19:00 (doors), 20:00 (film) // Kerry Parkside, B1 K2,1378 Huamu Lu 浦东嘉里城B1楼K2, 花木路1378号
Siberian Odyssey @ Vienna Cafe Movie Night
French filmmaker, Nicolas Vanier documents his 8000 mile long journey across the Siberian wilderness.
No cover // 19:30-late // Lane 25 2 Shaoxing Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu, 卢湾区绍兴路25弄2号, 近陕西南路
Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour w/ Cirque du Soleil @ Mercedes-Benz Arena
The MJ crew and Cirque du Soleil will be celebrating the life and works of the late, the great, the Michael Jackson. It’s a mashup of dance, music, visuals and be on for five shows starting from today.
280-1280RMB // 1200 EXPO Avenue, Pudong, 世博大道1200号, 浦东
[Image credit: Cabin in the Woods via DVDactive.com]