Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
FooDesign @ Shanghai International Industrial Design Center
FooDesign is a small but creative exhibition made by French and Chinese artists in celebration of 50 years of cultural exchange between the two countries. It features a collection of artworks inspired by food. Get your tickets here.
120 RMB (includes cake) // 9:00 – 17:00
2F, Bldg 3, 3000 Yixian Road near Changyi Road, Baoshan district // 宝山区逸仙路3000号，近长逸路
The Beatles, Tomorrow @ Lafayette Arts Center
The Beatles, Tomorrow is an exhibition showcasing all things Beatles, including posters, newspaper articles, album cover art, famous quotes, videos, audio clips and 100 replica photos of the band by photographers from the Mirror. Rarely behind-the-scenes shots of the Fab Four can also be found. Hardcore Beatles fans, you wouldn’t want to miss this out! There will be theme parties on weekends too!
50 RMB (Mon-Fri) 75 RMB (Sat-Sun) // 10:00 – 22:00
323 Fuxing Road Madang Road, Huangpu district// 上海市黄浦区复兴中路323号
Laura Fygi @ Shanghai Centre
Dutch jazz singer Laura Fygi will be celebrating her 25th anniversary as a solo artist this year. To celebrate this occasion, Universal Music will release a double album featuring some of the fans’ favourites as well as unreleased tracks. In anticipation of the album release, Laura will be touring in China, Australia, Thailand and Korea.
180 – 880 RMB // 20:00
1376 West Nanjing Road near Xikang Road // 南京西路1376号近西康路
Super Mario 30th Anniversary @ Joy City
Head over to Joy City as they celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the classic series Super Mario with a tribute to its history and marvel at the impact of super Mario. Ticket are on sale here for 60 RMB with gift included (or gifts with purchase).
60 – 140 RMB, 90 RMB (at the door) // 12:00 – 21:00
Joy City, 180 North Xizang Road near Qufu Road, Hongkou district // 虹口区西藏北路180号, 近曲阜路
Ghost Stories @ Xinguang Little Theatre
Written by Jeremy Dyson of ‘The League of Gentlemen’ and Andy Nyman (best known for his work with Darren Brown), Ghost Stories is a horror play filled with mysteries, supernatural elements and excitement. The play is notable for its unusual marketing, as there are no production photographs, but only still pictures and video monitors showing the shocked reactions of the audience. The details of the play are kept secret so as to avoid spoiling new audiences. Sound intriguing, right? Go check it out for yourselves. For tickets, click here.
150 / 280 RMB // 19:30 – 21:30
586 Ningbo Road near North Guangxi Road, Huangpu district // 黄浦区宁波路586号, 近广西北
Razorlight @ Qianshuiwan Culture Center
Formed in 2002, Razorlight is an English indie rock band led by singer and rhythm guitarist Johnny Borrell. The band is primarily known in the UK and has topped the charts in 2006 with the single ‘America’. Get your tickets here.
280 RMB (pre-sale) 380 (at the door) // 20:00 – 22:30
179 Yichang Road near Jiangning Road / 宜昌路179号 , 近江宁路
By Crystal Lau