Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Jewish Ghetto Tour @ Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum
Newman tours are guiding families around the Tilanqiao Jewish ghetto in the run-up to the WW2 memorials. The tour includes Mascot Roof Garden, a game of Carom, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, and a tour of the Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum. You can book by calling (+86) 13817770229 or emailing [email protected] English-speaking guide, museum tickets and all activities included.
290RMB (adults) 220RMB (children under 14) // 15:00-17:00 (every Wednesday)
Terminator: Genisys @ Cinemas in Shanghai
Genre: Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi.
Directed by Alan Taylor. Cast Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke. John Connor sends Kyle Reese back in time to protect Sarah Connor, but when he arrives in 1984, nothing is as he expected it to be.
Ticket prices vary // Runtime:126 min
We Are Chinese @ Shanghai Art Theatre
Possibly another propaganda play in the run-up to V-day, whatever it turns out to be it’s a guaranteed experience. “A story about Shanghai under Japanese occupation, how the city divided itself into ‘islands’ of resistance.”
50-580RMB // 19:30 – 21:30 (Wednesday and Thursday)
466 Jiangning Lu, near Kangding Lu, Jingan district // 静安区江宁路466号,近康定路
Cavalia @ The White Big Top
Cavalia, the first production of the Canadian company, began its world tour in the summer of 2003. 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.
280 – 980 RMB // 19:30 – 22:00 (1st -13th September) 14:30-17:00 (5th-6th, 12th-13th September)
Shanghai Expo, South of China Pavilion. XueYe Rd., Shangnan Rd. // 世博板块中国馆旁，中华艺术宫南面
Dino Fiorenza @ JZ club
Dino is an Italian bass maestro on a whistle stop tour of China – his next stop after Shanghai is Tianjin!!! JZ always gets a great crowd so this one should be wicked.
No cover // 20:00 – Late
A2, Lane 570, Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu // 淮海西路570弄A2, 近虹桥
Bai Yu @ Wooden Box
The Wooden Box is another JZ club venue, with live music most nights of the week. Bai Yu are a travelling Chinese folk band with a breezy feel. Worth checking out if you fancy a chill.
No cover // 21:00 – 00:15
9 Qinghai Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu // 青海路9号, 近南京西路
Push and Pull @ Dada
No work tomorrow! The Push & Pull crew are taking over student bar Dada for a night of grime, garage, club music, UK bass, Dubstep and fresh noise from Camden town.
No cover // 22:00 – late
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Half price wine @ Maison Camus
Camus coffee company also brag about having one of the longest wine lists in Shanghai. Every Wednesday night you can drink twice as much because it’s half price by the glass and by the bottle. Especially since there’s no work tomorrow!
No cover // 20:00 – Late (every Wednesday)
Suite 206A, 1376 Nan’jing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu // 南京西路1376号206A座, 近西康路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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