Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
500 Years/God Loves Whatever @ BANK
Go check out the joint exhibition from Heidi Voet and Geng Yini. In 500 Years, Voet’s work uses the 500 year lifespan of a plastic bag to explore the past 500 years of human history, with the plastic bag as her material. For God Loves Whatever, Geng’s works weave together images from across time and space and will take you through a journey of religion and faith. On from May 29 until next Saturday.
No cover // 10:30 – 18:30 (Tuesday – Sunday)
2/F, 59 Xianggang Road near Huqiu Road // 香港路59号, 近虎丘路
High Tea Set Deal @ Husk
Head over to Husk for new high tea savory choices like a prosciutto & tomato sandwich, chicken liver parfait, and home made cured salmon. For 188 RMB, you get a high set set with eight sweet or savory choices. Available from 2 – 5 PM on weekdays and 3 – 5 PM on weekends except Saturday.
188 RMB // 15:00 – 17:00
218 Fengxian Road near Nanhui Road // 奉贤路218号, 近南汇路
Dora’s Pirate Adventure @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
Bring your children to this interactive and educational live show derived from one of the most popular television shows Dora the Explorer. Dora and friends will embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island in search of the ultimate pirate party. Audience get to use their map-reading, counting, musical and language skills to successfully help Dora reach Treasure Island and avoid the pesky fox Swiper. Three nights only!
180 / 280 / 380 / 480 RMB // 15:30 (July 3 & 4) 10:30 (July 5)
800 Miaojiang Road near South Xizhang Road // 苗江路800号, 近西藏南路
Goushen (狗神) EP Release @ Yu Yin Tang
If you love punk and metal music, don’t miss your chance to celebrate with Goushen as they release their third album, 不易滚, at the rad spot for live shows. 100 limited copies will be released. Support from Dirty Fingers and Smoking Area. Get more information here.
40 RMB // doors open at 21:30
851 Kaixuan Road near West Yan’an Road (Entrance behind the Metro Station) // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
1950s Americana Party @ Girl Gone International
The magazine and community Girl Gone International is hosting an americana party that invites expat, repat and world citizen females to wear some retro threads, dance around the jukebox, sip some cool cocktails and read their newest issue. Go and meet new people at this community-based social networking event. Get more information here.
No cover // starts at 21:30
Hepcat, 2/F, 359 Kangding Road near North Shanxi Road // 康定路359号2楼, 近陕西北路
The Loft Party @ Bar Rouge
Bar Rouge and Yeti is jointly organizing a loft party that brings back the 1979’s New York arty vibe and welcome all audiophiles, artists, dreamers and party animals to join a mind blowing celebration. Expect a vibrant mix of disco house brought to you by Allan Marshall and Yeti-B. Use the password Miss Rouge before midnight for free entry.
100 RMB // 22:00 – 6:00
7/F, 18 East Zhongshan First Road near East Nanjing Road // 中山东一路18号7楼, 近南京东路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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By Joyce Ng