Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Cavalia @ Shanghai Expo Site
Conceived by one of the co-founders of Cirque du Soleil, Normand Latourelle, Cavalia is a mix of equestrian, performing arts, multimedia and special effects. The show integrates acrobatics, dance, aerial stunts and live music, forming a delightful, thrilling and poignant performance.
280 – 980 RMB // 14:30 (Sat-Sun) 19:30 (Tue-Sat)
3588 South Pudong Road near Dongfang Road, Pudong // 浦东南路3588号, 近东方路
How Hip Hop Happened @ The Mixing Room
Shanghai-based musicians, dancers and rappers gathered in one room, with one common goal in mind, which is to cover three decades of musical history in one show. Hip-hop fans, mark this down!
180 – 280 RMB (pre-sale) 220 – 320 RMB (at the door) // 19:30 – 23:00
Inside Expo Site, Mercedes-Benz Arena, 1200 Expo Avenue near Shangnan Road, Pudong // 浦东世博大道1200号, 近上南路
Last day: What’s Left to Appear @ Long Museum West Bund
The Long Museum has invited Ding Yi, the master of abstraction, to hold a solo exhibition. Ding has created 10 new pieces featuring his signature ‘+’ and ‘x’ mark visual aesthetics. Ding also used carving to accentuate the piece and chipped away multiple layers of paint.
50 RMB // 10:00 – 17:30 (Tue-Sun)
3398 Longteng Avenue near Ruining Road, Xuhui district // 徐汇区龙腾大道3398号, 近瑞宁路
Marc Riboud: Liulichang 50th Anniversary @ Beaugeste Gallery
Beaugeste Gallery celebrates the 50th anniversary of Marc Riboud’s iconic photo ‘Windows of an Antique Shop in Liulichang, Peking 1965’ with an exhibition featuring Riboud’s historical records from his early trips to China in 1957 and 1965.
No cover // 10:00 – 18:00
Space 519, Bldg 5, 210 Taikang Road near Ruijin Road, Xuhui district // 徐汇区泰康路210弄, 近瑞金路
You Are Art | Andy Warhol + Mimmo Rotella art exhibition @ Mosaic Mall
From July 18 to October 15, Mosaic mall will be hosting an exhibition featuring works of Andy Warhol and Mimmo Rotella. This is the first time where over a hundred pieces of Warhol’s works, from early illustrations to the late photography, will be on display in China. All the exhibits are from public and private collectors worldwide. Get your tickets here.
70 / 158 RMB // 10:00 – 20:00 (Everyday except Thursday) 10:00 – 18:00 (Thursday)
4/F, 353 East Nanjing Road near Henan Middle Road // 黄浦区南京东路353号悦荟广场4楼, 近河南中路
By Crystal Lau