Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Transition @ Shanghai Poly Grand Theatre
For one night only, catch British rock band Transition at Shanghai Poly Grand Theatre. Transition started in Bristol, United Kingdom, but they have combined their music with eastern musical influence.
120 / 150 / 180 RMB // 19:30
No.159 Baiyin Road, Jiading // 嘉定区白银路159号
La Boum – Samedi Night Fever @ Mr & Mrs Bund
Celebrate French National Day this Saturday at Mr & Mrs Bund. With DJ Zohan & DJ Catchoumi playing disco classics from the 70’s and 80’s, it’s going to be a wild party! Remember to wear blue, white and red! Free entrance before midnight!
No cover (Before midnight) 100 RMB (includes 1 drink) // 23:00 – 02:00
Sixth Floor, Bund 18, 18 East Zhongshan First Road near East Nanjing Road, Huangpu district // 黄浦区中山东一路18号外滩18号6楼, 近南京东路
Last Day: 500 Years/God loves whatever @ BANK
BANK is now showcasing the works from Heidi Voet’s collection ‘500 Years’ and Geng Yini’s collection of paintings ’God Loves Whatever’. Vote explores the past 500 years of human history with a 500 year lifespan of a plastic bag, while Geng explores the issues of religion and faith in her paintings.
No cover // 10:30 – 18:30
Second Floor, 59, Xianggang Road near Huqiu Road, Huangpu district // 黄浦区香港路59号, 近虎丘路
Last Day: The Despair of the Soul [email protected] OFOTO Gallery / ANART
OFOTO Gallery & ANART is showing Joel-Peter Witkin’s photography collection titled ‘The Despair of the Soul 2’ which captures the usual characters of life, such as dwarves, transvestites and the deformed to name a few.
No cover // 10:00 – 18:00
Second floor, Bldg 13, 50 Moganshan Road near West Suzhou Road, Putuo district // 普陀区莫干山路50号13号楼2楼近西苏州路
Sodagreen @ Hongkou Stadium
Taiwanese indie-pop band Sodagreen is back in Shanghai for a bigger show at Hongkou Football Stadium.
180 – 1080 RMB // 19:30 – 23:00
444 East Jiangwan Road near Huayuan Road, Hongkou district // 虹口区东江湾路444号,近花园路
Artistry on Ice @ Shanghai Oriental Sports Center
For one night only, catch Chinese Olympic and world champion figure skating couple Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Centre. This year’s theme continues their ‘Love you, Love me’ storyline, and features several of the world’s top skaters such as Javier Fernandez of Spain, Carolina Kostner of Italy, Adeline Sotnikova of Russia and many more.
180 – 1280 RMB // 19:30
300 Yongyao Road // 浦东新区泳耀路300号
New recipes, new you: Baking Class @ Shanghai Young Bakers Baking Centre
Join Shanghai Young Bakers on Saturday and learn how to make healthy, all-natural fruit cake and cranberry rye bread. In support of SYB’s charity program, the profits from the classes will help fund one year of training in professional French bakery skills for young disadvantaged Chinese bakers. Register via [email protected] or phone 136 8168 7194.
500 RMB (Plus 100 RMB for optional lunch) // 09:00 – 15:30
Shanghai Young Bakers Baking Center, Suide Road, Putuo District // 海上青焙坊烘焙中心，上海市，普陀区，绥德路
By Crystal Lau