Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
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.
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By Joyce Ng