Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghai Ever @ Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA)
Check out the group exhibition at MoCA as a celebration for the museum’s 10-year anniversary. The exhibition features works from artists such as Ding Yi, Zhou Tiehai, Yang Yongliang and Pan Jianfeng. On from July 11 through October 10. Get more information here.
50 RMB // 10:00 – 18:00
231 West Nanjing Road near North Huangpi Road // 南京西路231号, 近黄陂北路
Swedish Beer Club @ Scandic Foods Asia
Get free flow of Swedish beer and food tonight! If you buy the ticket in advance, you’ll also get a free cup of wine. Expect house party vibes. For more information, call 51115905-121 or email [email protected]
100 RMB (pre-paid) 150 RMB (at the door) // 19:00 – Midnight
2/F, Building D, 700 South Huangpi Road near Hefei Road // 栋黄陂南路700号D号楼2楼, 近合肥路
Cavalia @ The White Big Top
Conceived by Normand Latourelle, one of the co-founders of famed Cirque du Soleil, Cavalia is a fresh mix of equestrian and performing arts, multimedia and special effects, innovatively integrating acrobatics, dance, aerial stunts and live music. The show, often labelled as an equestrian ballet, combines advanced technology and the fundamental relationship that humans have developed with horses throughout time. Until August 16.
280 RMB – 1680 RMB // 19:30
Xueye Road near Shangnan Road, South of China Pavilion, Shanghai Expo // 世博板块中国馆旁，中华艺术宫南面
OK GO @ QSW Culture Center
Go and watch the performance by OK Go tonight! OK Go is an American alternative rock band, known for their often quirky and elaborate music videos. The original members formed as OK Go in 1998 and released two studio albums. The band’s video for “Here It Goes Again” won a Grammy Award for Best Music Video in 2007. One night only!
340 RMB (pre-sale) 380 RMB (at the door) // 20:30
179 Yichang Road near Jiangning Road // 宜昌路179号 , 近江宁路
The Horde @ Yuyintang
Head over to the underground live music house Yuyintang tonight for some nice acoustic tunes. Shanghai’s hardest soft folk band The Horde will be performing. Don’t miss it.
50 RMB // starts at 22:00
851 Kaixuan Road near West Yan’an Road (Entrance behind the Metro Station) // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
Late Happy Hour @ Maya
The upscale Mexican restaurant does late happy hour every Friday and Saturday nights. From 10:30 PM till late, they offer buy-one-get-one on their top-ten cocktails and selected beers, as well as buy-two-get-one on pitchers of Margaritas and Sangria.
No cover // 22:30 – Late
Grand Plaza Club House, 2/F, 568 Julu Road near South Shanxi Road // 巨鹿路568弄四方新城俱乐部2楼, 近陕西南路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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By Joyce Ng