Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Ice Cream Social @ Gracie’s and Kate & Kim
What’s better than having ice cream in this hot summer? Gracie’s and Kate & Kimi will co-host this afternoon an ice cream social. For 50 RMB, you get one flavor plus unlimited toppings. Also, unlimited ice cream for children.
No cover // 14:00 – 17:00
206 Xinle Road near Donghu Road // 新乐路206号, 近东湖路
A Night with Chef Bruno Ferrari @ Azul Urban
The Eduardo Vargas flagship Azul Urban is hosting a pop-up dinner with Italian Chef Bruno Ferrari, who in the past two years has been with Calypso. The Italian meals will cost 148 RMB for two courses, 198 RMB for three courses, and 248 RMB for four courses. 4 nights only.
148 – 248 RMB // 18:00
K11 Art Mall, 4/F, 300 Huaihai Middle Road near South Huangpi Road // 淮海中路300号4楼, 近黄陂南路
Movie Under the Stars @ iKandy
iKandy is screening a movie every Friday night in the “Ultralounge”, where beanbags and lawn chairs are all set up. A movie night menu with snacks and drinks is also available. Up through the end of August.
No cover // movie starts at 19:00
5/F, Grand Tower, 33 Fucheng Road near Yincheng Middle Road // 浦城路33号5楼, 近银城中路
NYO-USA with Dutoit and YUNDI @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Don’t miss the performance by the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA) which annually brings together some of the most talented young musicians in the US, ages 16-19. Led by Charles Dutoit, the orchestra’s concert program will include the premiere of a new work from award-winning Chinese composer Tan Dun, commissioned by Carnegie Hall for NYO-USA, as well as Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”) with guest soloist YUNDI; and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.
180 – 1080 RMB // 19:30
425 Dingxiang Road near Century Avenue // 丁香路425号近世纪大道
Proof @ Shanghai Drama Art Center
The award-winning drama Proof is continuing tonight at Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre. The drama, directed by David Auburn, has won Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award in 2001. It is an exciting story which combines family conflict, romance, mystery, mental illness and maths. Through Sunday. Get your ticket here.
100 – 150 RMB // 19:30 – 21:30
288 Anfu Road near Wukang Road // 安福路288号, 近武康路
Stand Up Comedy by Matt Davis @ Camel
Stand up comedian and writer Matthew Davis has been touring nationally since age 17. Over the years Davis has worked with the likes of Dave Attell, Dave Chappell, Kevin Pollack and countless others. In addition to stand-up, Matt writes and develops short films, and is a writer for Jabtv.com as well as the youngest member of the writing group 5 Guys in a Garage. Expect Davis’ dark, surreal observational comedy at his headlining show in Shanghai. Only one show on this Friday at 8:30 PM and two shows on Saturday nights at 8 PM and 10 PM!
170 RMB (pre-sale) 200 RMB (at the door) // 20:30
1 Yueyang Road // 岳阳路1号
Summer Gaze Tour 2015 @ Yuyintang
Future Gaze, a new project featuring Clement Pony and Sharon Q, is debuting tonight at Yuyintang. Expect new wave, electronic, house, etc., with support from Dirty Fingers, Double Dragon Extreme DJ Team, Non Plus Of Color, and Little Monster.
60 RMB // doors open at 21:00
851 Kaixuan Road near West Yan’an Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
Late Night Fever @ Mr & Mrs Bund
Mr & Mrs Bund is offering a late night deal every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. They have an awesome menu starting from 250 RMB, and a-la-carte is available at late night price. Except on special event, selected cocktails, champagne and wine bottles are buy-one-get-one-free!
From 250 RMB // 23:00 – 2:00 (Thursday – Saturday)
6/F, Bund 18, Zhongshan Dong Yi Road near East Nanjing Road // 中山东一路外滩18号6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