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
POP & the City @ POP BAR in Three On the Bund
Every Wednesday, POP Bar relives the chic and fabulous of Carry Bradshaw’s version of NYC. Come with your besties and mingle with gorgeous and fun people for a chilled night out. Complimentary Cosmos for ladies from 9pm to 10pm and 2 for 1 on Cosmos for ladies after 10pm.
No cover // 8 PM – LATE
Seventh Floor, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区广东路17号,外滩三号7楼, 近中山东一路
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
Tap Dogs @ Shanghai Centre
Dein Perry’s rock n roll tap-dancing show from has been jigging since 1996 and there is even a documentary film about it. Perry is well-known for his choreographies in the 2000 Sydney olympic games.
180 – 880 RMB // 7.30 PM (September 23 – October 3)
1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, Nr Xikang Lu // 南京西路1376号近西康路
Teresa Lee & BMUS Trio @ JZ Club
Ben, Brian Hurley and Charle Foldesh form jazz trio BMUS and tonight they’re supporting one of China’s greatest jazz singers, the beautiful Teresa Lee. The boys will play between 9pm and 10pm, then Teresa will sing through to half-past midnight.
Free entry // 21:00 – 00:30
West Fuxing Road, near Yongfu Road, Xuhui District // 徐汇区复兴西路46号（近永福路）
Feiyu Xu @ Wooden Box
Feiyu Xu is a songwriter and Contemporary Jazz singer from Shanghai, noted for her beautiful and romantic style. Go and listen to what this solo musician has to say.
Free entry // 21:00 – 00:15
No.9 Qinghai RD, near West Nanjing Road // 青海路9号，上海电视台旁，近南京西路
Bachata Ladies Night @ JZ Latino
JZ say there are 3 reasons to try Bachata 1. Slimming 2. Shaping 3. Aphrodisiac. The free class is followed by live music from Los Amigos Latin Trio and a dancing party.
Free entry // 21:00 – 00:15
2-23F Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel, No.159 South He Nan Road 2, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China // 河南南路159号豫园万丽酒店22-23楼
Pop On Stage @ On Stage
Two local musicians play covers of chart favourites in the weekly pop music night.
Free entry // 20:00
A2-101 Red Town, 570# West HuaiHai Road // 长宁区淮海西路570号 红坊艺术园区A2-101
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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