Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
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 // 14:00 – 17:00
218 Fengxian Road near Nanhui Road // 奉贤路218号, 近南汇路
Andrew Bull’s Disco Buffet @ URVC
Got Monday blues? Don’t worry. URVC got you covered with Andrew Bull’s weekly radio show and set. Head over there for a night of funk, disco and house. Happy hour until 10 PM.
No cover // 18:00 – Late
999 Xikang Road near Anyuan Road // 西康路999号, 近安远路
Margarita Deal @ Cantina Agave
Mexican restaurant Cantina Agave offers drink deals every Monday. From 7 PM onwards, you get 50% off on half pitchers of margaritas and selected appetizers. Go there and grab a Margarita with your friends!
No cover // 19:00 – Late
291 Fumin Road near Changle Road // 富民路291号, 近长乐路
BEAN Networking Night @ Bocado
BEAN is a good name to remember if you’re into charity work. They do a networking event tonight with drink and paella deals at the tapas restaurant Bocado. Join this casual get-together where you’ll meet other like minded individuals who are passionate about getting involved in outreach charity events. RSVP here.
No cover // 19:30 – 22:00
2/F, 47 Yongfu Road near West Fuxing Road // 永福路47号2楼, 近复兴西路
Movie Night: Life of Pi @ Dada
Dada hosts a movie night every week, and this week they’re screening Life of Pi (2012). The Academy-award-winning film, directed by Ang Lee, is about the life of a young man who got stranded on a boat with a tiger after a horrible shipwreck. Movie starts at 9 PM but you can grab your seat earlier as doors open at 8 PM. Free popcorn available.
No cover // doors open at 20:00
115 Xingfu Road near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
C’scape Painting Party XIX @ C’s
One of the city’s most well-know and enduring dive bars, C’s, is hosting their monthly painting party tonight! They provide paint and brushes for you to paint the dive bar. Expect DJ and cheap drinks.
No cover // 21:00 – 1:00
685 Dingxi Road near West Yanan Road // 定西路685号, 近延安西路
Book Launch, Panel & 3D Demos @ Hero Center
Strategic planner and new author David Hartmann will launch his sci-fi book about 3D printing, Complexity is Free, and give a presentation on the future of 3D printing. Several executives with China’s leading 3D printing industry have been invited to the panel discussion with Hartmann. You’ll also get to see live demos of some of China’s newest 3D printers! The 100 RMB includes coffee, tea, beer, keg, appetizers and desserts. An additional 100 RMB will get you a signed print copy of Hartmann’s new book. RSVP here.
90 RMB (pre-sale) 100 RMB (at the door) // 18:30 – 21:30
Building 3, 28 Yuyuan Road // 豫园路28号3号楼
Pizza deal @ MammaMia
MammaMia hosts a pizza night deal every Tuesday, where you get free flow of pizza! For 98 RMB, you get free flow of draft beer; for 188 RMB, you even get free flow of house wines. What are you still waiting for?
No cover // 19:00 – 22:00
2/F, 1333 Huaihai Middle Road near Changshu Road // 淮海中路1333号2楼, 近常熟路
St.Micheal Eppan wine dinner @ Goodfellas
For y’all wine lovers out there. Goodfellas is doing a wine pairing dinner with 5 courses alongside some of the best white wines from Italy and some elegant red. The winemaker will even personally introduce them to the guests. Make sure to RSVP by calling 021-63232188. Click here for more information.
468 RMB // from 20:30
7 East Yan’an Road // 延安东路7号外滩
Aix Opera on Screen @ Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall
Watch the opera Stravinsky’s Nightingale tonight at Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall, screened by MISA and International Short Films Festival of Aix en Provence. They’ll also screen the other two works by the same composer, including Strauss’ Elektra (tomorrow night) and Verdi’s La Traviata (Thursday night).
No cover // 19:45 – 22:00
380 Fuxing Middle Road near Baoqing Road // 复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路
Bastille Day 2015 @ Luxury Living
Head to the stunning terrace of Luxury Living to celebrate French National Day in your best blue/white/red outfit. The private members only club is only opening exclusively on this special day! Expect French wines, games, entertainment and DJ Kadwell from Paris. Make sure to RSVP by e-mailing [email protected]
No cover // 20:00 – 1:00
7/F, Block 13, 505 South Zhongshan Road, Cool Docks // 中山南路505弄老码头13座7楼
Colors by HUNT @ el Coctel
LGBTQ party organizer HUNT is having their weekly party Colors at el Coctel tonight. Head there for a fun party and enjoy the lounge’s drink deals – buy one get one free on specialty cocktails!
No cover // 18:00 – 22:00
2/F, 47 Yongfu Road near West Fuxing Road // 永福路47号, 近复兴西路
Eating for Energy talk @ Sprout Lifestyle
Enroll in this energy talk brought to you by Sprout Lifestyle. Health and wellness coach Kimberly Ashton will teach you how to improve your energy through food by understanding the power of the right foods and the danger of not so healthy foods. The talk includes a complimentary healthy light meal.
150 RMB (per session) // 19:00 – 20:30
388 South Shaanxi Road near Fuxing Road // 陕西南路388号, 近复兴路
Concert and Lecture by Steve Reich @ Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Chamber Concert Hall
Seize your chance for an amazing concert plus lecture presented by the living legend Steve Reich. The talented artist is good at manipulating speeds and rhythms to create his own unique harmonies and textures. He later even incorporated text into his magical works, creating masterpieces like Different Trains (1988). Buy your ticket here.
80 – 380 RMB // 19:30 – 21:30
1380 Fuxing Middle Road near Baoqing Road // 复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路
Shanghai Shenhua Home Games @ Hongkou Soccer Stadium
Go and watch Shanghai’s biggest football club Shenhua play against Beijing Guo’an at Hongkou Soccer Stadium. Shenhua, who boasts foreign players such as Greek defender Papadopoulos and Brazilian striker Paulo Henrique, has won the Chinese Super League.
100 – 380 RMB // 19:35
444 East Jiangwan Road near North Sichuan Road // 东江湾路444号近四川北路
Calle Roja @ Bar Rouge
Bar Rouge hosts a Latin party every week where DJ Tuto heat up the place with cool rhythms from Reggaeton, electro-latino to merenque and more. They also do Latin cocktail deals with Margarita and Mojito at 80 RMB. For more information and reservation, contact Adrien-Giroudon on Wechat or call 156 1815 4338.
No cover / 100 RMB // 21:00 – Late
Bund 18, 7/F, 18 East Zhongshan First Road near East Nanjing Road // 中山东一路18号外滩18号7楼
WeChat for Entrepreneurs @ Sprout Lifestyle
If you want to learn how to make the most of Wechat, enroll in this talk. Five entrepreneurs will talk about new ideas and solutions, as well as the most cost and time effective ways for entrepreneurs to use Wechat. The talk also includes healthy drink and breakfast, including oatmeal cookies, fresh fruit salad and Superfood mocha coffee etc.. Buy your ticket here.
80 RMB (online) 100 RMB (at the door) // 8:00 – 10:30
388 East Shaanxi Road near West Fuxing Road // 陕西南路388号，近复兴西路
Chen Zhen’s Exhibition @ Rockbund Art Museum
Check out the works by Chen Zhen at this exhibition “Without going to New York and Paris, life could be internationalized”. The Chinese artist, although passed away 15 years ago, has left behind valuable works that drew on his travels to tackle social issues. On from May 30 through October 10, except Monday. Click here for more information.
30 RMB // 10:00 – 18:00 (last admission 17:30)
20 Huqiu Road // 虎丘路20号
Baby Hairy Crab Feast @ YUE1525
It’s the time of the year for some delicious crabs! This elegant Chinese restaurant is offering baby hair crab at 178 RMB per piece throughout the month. These specialty crabs, known as June Yellow, are small in size but big on flavour. Call 6225 8665 for more information and reservation.
178 RMB (per piece) // 11:00 – 21:00
2/F, 1555 Dingxi Road near Changning Road // 定西路1555号, 近长宁路
Pearl Island: Burlesque & Cabaret show @ The Pearl
Head to the Pearl for a spectacular evening of variety & cabaret entertainment, burlesque, aerial acts, fire performances, song and dance. Allow yourself to be transported to the mysterious, tropical “Pearl Island” and witness the castaways and exotic creatures of this mythical land. Featuring the creme de la creme of the Shanghai professional cabaret scene and with guest appearances from the Shanghai School of Burlesque. Two nights only!
150 RMB (pre-sale) 250 RMB (at the door) // 17:00 – 20:00 (happy hour) 21:00 (show)
471 Zhapu Road near Wujin Road // 乍浦路471号近武进路
Documentary screening: Girl Rising @ Haworth Organic Space
Head to Haworth tonight as they screen the documentary Girl Rising (2013), which tells the stories of nine girls from Peru, Nepal and other countries. The film unravels many injustices women in the developing world are facing, such as arranged marriages and child slavery.
50 RMB // from 19:00
17/F, Eco City, 1788 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1788号国际中心17楼
A Few Tipples of Titos @ Taste Buds Cocktail Palace
Taste Buds Cocktail Palace, which just opened recently, is offering an evening of wonderfully constructed cocktails at a special opening price. Try the tipples of Tito’s including Moscow Mules, A Tito in Pink, or a Summer Palace. Make sure to head there early because there’re only limited seats available.
No cover // 20:30 – 3:00
2/F, 368 Wukang Road // 武康路368号2楼
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have a great week Shanghaiists!
By Joyce Ng