Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
POP Afternoon Tea @ POP American Brasserie in Three On the Bund
Enjoy a leisurely relaxing afternoon teatime with friends and family at POP. Their signature sweets and savouries will surely bring you unforgettable afternoon delights.
RMB 178 for 1 person (including 1 cup of coffee or tea from the selection)
RMB 308 for 2 people (including 2 cups of coffee or tea from the selection)
+10% service charge // 2 PM – 5 PM (Daily)
7/F, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu // 广东路17号, 外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
Early Bird Special @ MERCATO in Three On the Bund
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of this vibrant Italian restaurant. Early Bird sharing menu RMB 198 per person, minimum 2 persons.
+10% service charge // 5.30 PM – 6 PM (Daily)
6/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号6楼, 近广东路
El Tuesday @ UNICO
Salsa dancing at the chic and spacious UNICO. Enjoy a live band, and drink free flow of sparkling cocktail with Rum from 8:30 – 9:30 PM. If this is your first time dancing salsa, don’t worry, meet salsa gurus who will show you the steps and make sure you have fun!
2 x Sparkling Mojito = 80 RMB (all day)
UNICO Tapas menu from 198 RMB
No cover // 8.30 PM – LATE
Three on the Bund, 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼, 近广东路, Shanghai
The Parallel World of M.C. Escher @ Anne Cecile Noique
The surrealist illustrations of M.C. Escher are on show in Shanghai. The M.C.Escher Foundation in The Hague (Netherlands) have organised the exhibition with Joost Elffers, editor of “The Magic of M.C.Escher” published by Thames & Hudson.
Free // 11 AM – 6 PM (September 19 – October 11)
423 Guangfu Lu, near Wuzhen Lu, Zhabei district // 闸北区光复路423号，近乌镇路
The Island @ Shanghai Culture Square
The second instalment from Wencong international theatre company’s 3-part Athol Fugard series. The Island is a prison story with an element of meta-theatre, performed by talented African actors from Ghana and South Africa.
180 RMB // 7.30 PM (September 22 – 27)
No. 597 Fuxing zhong Lu // 复兴中路597号
Swing Night @ On Stage
Swing Dance Night with The Swing Boss Band and Shine Swing Crew. Swing dancing workshop from 7.30pm to 8.30pm then freestyle until 10.30pm. 20% off drinks and food available at the bar.
Free // 19.30
A2, Lane 570, Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu // 淮海西路570弄A2, 近虹桥
Dave Kikoski Trio @ JZ Club
Dave Kikoski is a legendary jazz pianist from New York who has performed with many esteemed artists and recorded over 100 albums. Together with bassist Rickard Malmsten and drummer Brian Melvin, the trio present a classic jazz night at JZ.
80 RMB // 9.30 PM
46 Fuxing Lu, near Yongfu Lu // 复兴路46号, 近永福路
J-band @ Wooden Box
A young band from Shanghai with jazzy dreams. They bring an awakening mood to any quiet Tuesday night situation.
Free entry // 21.00 – 00.15
No.9 Qinghai Road, near West Nanjing Rd. // 青海路9号，上海电视台旁，近南京西路
Braziliando @ JZ Latino
Happy hour means buy-one-get-one-free drinks between 7pm and 8.30pm. Enjoy a relaxing evening with music from the Brazilian duo.
Free entry // 21.00 – 00.15
No.159 South He Nan Road, 22-23F Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel, Huangpu District // 河南南路159号，近福佑路，豫园万丽酒店22-23楼
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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