It’s Friday! And we have a full list of event choices for you to pick from so that you won’t waste a minute of your precious weekend nights.
Friday, March 21:
Rustam Ospanoff @ UNICO
Special guest at Unico this weekend, Rustam Ospanoff is coming from Kazakhstan to drop off some big sound. Expect soul, funk, disco and house beats.
Free entry // 22:00-late // UNICO: 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
Saturday, March 22:
Sea Bounds – Ellen Jong @ Basement6
Artist Ellen Jong flies in from New York to set up an exhibition mixing performance (not live, though), installation and photography at Basement6. The opening reception takes place on Saturday, March 22nd from 7 – 9 p.m. and the show is open March 23rd – 25th 2014. The artist will be present at the reception and available for talks on Monday and Tuesday if you make an appointment (e-mail [email protected]).
Ellen Jong (b. 1976) is a native New Yorker, born in Queens, and now lives in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. She is famous for her Pee Series that got featured by VICE Magazine and beyond. Her work can be puzzling, so you’d better check out her bio and works beforehand.
19:00-21:00 // Basement6: Building 6 basement, 1643 Huashan Lu, near HuaiHai Zhong Lu
Astrodome @ DADA
For spacey house, deep techno and other random obscurities head to DADA on March 22nd. Starting 10 p.m. and until late you can listen and dance to beats by Tom Hughes, Alan Shanyinde and Lil’ Nicky Staples. More info here.
Free entry // 22:00-late // 115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu
Sunday, March 23:
1 year anniversary @ BIG E
Big E Shanghai, self-proclaimed “China’s first themed entertainment centre”, celebrates its first anniversary by giving away free laser tag and free mini-golf for an entire night on March 23rd. You can RSVP at [email protected]
No cover // World Plaza, B2/F, 855 Pudong Nan Lu, near Dongchang Lu
Folk Rock Group @ MAO Livehouse
Folk Rock Group will be giving a reading and live music performance from their upcoming book (set for publishing in April), “Reflections of a Nomadic Singer”.
50 RMB at the door // 20:00 // 3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu
By Andreea Dragut