Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
1 RMB British Beers @ Mr Harry
Head over to this British restaurant as they celebrate their 2-year anniversary with unbelievable beer deal. Just order any meal, and for 1 RMB, you can choose from a selection of British beers. Limited to one beer per meal ordered. Until August 14.
No cover // 10:00 – 21:00
5/F, 819 West Nanjing Road near Shimen First Road // 南京西路819号开欣商厦5楼，近石门一路
Wonderfactory Toy Photography Exhibition @ Jingan Kerry Centre
Check out this photography exhibition at the South B1 Arts Space in the Jingan Kerry Centre. Works of toy photographers from nine different countries will be showcased. FINAL DAY.
No cover // 10:00 – 22:00
1515 West Nanjing Road near Changde Road // 南京西路1551号嘉里中心, 近常德路
POP Brunch @ POP American Brasserie
Go over to POP this weekend for a delightful brunch. You’ll get two courses for 208 RMB, and three courses for 258 RMB. Two hours free flow of Budweiser beer is available at 118 RMB, and the same for bellini at 248 RMB. Expect DJs and live performance from 2 – 5 PM. Plus 10 percent service charge. Every weekend between July 18 and September 27.
No cover // 11:00 – 16:00
7/F, 17 Guangdong Road near East Zhongshan First Road // 东路17号,外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
4:48 Psychosis @ Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre
Go to the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre today and watch this shocking, disturbing and haunting drama 4:48 Psychosis directed by Dmitry Troyanovsky. Chinese dialogue with English subtitles available. FINAL DAY. Click here for more information and tickets.
180 RMB // 14:00
288 Anfu Road near Wukang Road // 安福路288号, 近武康路
Asian Youth Orchestra @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
The 100 members of the Asian Youth Orchestra (AYO) are among the finest young musicians in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Chosen through highly competitive auditions held throughout the region, they are together for six weeks each summer, initially for a three-week Rehearsal Camp in Hong Kong, then for a three-week international concert tour with celebrated conductors and solo artists.
280 RMB // 19:30
425 Dingxiang Lu, Nr Century Avenue / 丁香路425号近世纪大道
Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ Shanghai Daning Theatre
Grammy Award-winning South African vocal group, who came to worldwide fame after singing on Paul Simon’s Graceland and also featured on the Lion King soundtrack, make a live appearance in Shanghai. Buy tickets here.
50 – 380 RMB // 19:30 – 22:00
1222 Pingxingguan Lu, near Lingshi Lu // 闸北区平型关路1222号, 近灵石路
Piano Battle @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Two Pianists, Six Rounds, Chopin vs. Liszt, Black vs. White. Who will be first to cross the finish line? The audience will decide! The brainchild of internationally acclaimed pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis, the PIANO BATTLE sees the duo go head-to-head on stage, charming and enchanting the audience with a variety of classical pieces. The show is divided into several rounds, each featuring a certain musical style. The two artists, with distinctly different performance techniques, will even go so far as to improvise on the tunes you request.
120 RMB // 19:30
1380 Middle Fuxing Road / 复兴中路1380号
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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