Bharti Kher: Misdemeanours @ Rockbund Art Museum
On display will be key works by the Indian contemporary artist dating from the beginning of the 21st century through to the present, as well as several new pieces created especially for the Shanghai show. Primarily a painter and sculptor, Kher’s work focuses on readymade, Minimalism and Abstraction, and mythology.
Free Entry // All Day // 20 Huqiu Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
The Bees Knees @ Lola
The Bees Knees host a night at Lola with Mercury — two Swiss DJs who come out of a hip hop and UK two-step background. Support from Donn back to back with Mau Mau and Alecs Marta.
50RMB // 22:00-Late // Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu
Shanghai Rat Run @ The Camel
RunnersHai presents the first in this annual running race around Xuhui. Leave at 10am from the Camel and hit 10 spots around the area to win the title of Rat of the Year, 2014. The shortest possible route is about 6K.
50RMB // 10:00-TBA // 1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu
Muriian @ Dada
Joining the party is Hong Kong DJ Muriian who just returned from gigs all around Asia. Backing him up is resident DJ Will A along with local DJs PAF and NMLSS. They promise great tunes and well-priced drinks.
Free Entry // 22:00-Late // 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
Rock Star @ Yuyintang
Shanghai-bred Daydreamer, Dafresh, RIP, Forget and Forgive, and Who Love Beer play rock at Yuyintang.
60RMB // 21:00-Late // 851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan’an Xi Lu
Retrolux III @ Creative Collective
Affordable hand-selected vintage and retro clothing and handbags are back at Creative Collective for a one day shop. A selection of new independent designer jewelery from cukimber will also be featured on the day. Come dressed in your best vintage duds for a chance to win a free gift selected by Creative Collective.
Free Entry // 13:00-18:00 // House 6, 1/F, 108 Changshu Lu, near Changle Lu
Hot Bunz @ 390 Panyu Lu
Livehouse and gay bar 390 will have European act Venus Drag preforming two shows this Saturday. As usual there will be gogo boys to go around for everyone.
50RMB // 22:00-Late // 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
Animals and Machines @ O-Gallery
Odele Eleanor Zhang is a Chinese painter who draws upon a variety of cultural sources for her work. Her latest works fuse together animals and machines as she aims to conspire with the audience to narrate fresh, possibly humorous interpretations.
Free Entry // 13:00-16:00 // 1/F, Bldg 6, 18 Gao’An Lu
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