Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Story of the Seed Planet @ Shanghai Project
The Shanghai Project Children’s Program will provide children with a diverse range of activities to take advantage of the dialogues taking place within different disciplines. Actively engaging with artist Liu Yi’s “Seed Planet,” installed in Century Park’s Folk Village from September 4 to November 13, 2016, the children programs will relate to the inaugural theme, “Envision 2116” through a series of workshops. The main collaborators for the children’s program include Rainbow Education, Shanghai Liu Geng Culture, Pudong Library and Shanghai Daoshe Commercial Limited Company. To be held in and around the “Seed Planet,” these programs will provide a rich experience in art, music, performance, field activities and nature that aim to inspire children’s imagination about life in the 22nd century.
WHERE: Pudong Century Park // 浦东世纪公园
PRICE:￥100 Family ticket for 3
MOMA Festival @ Century Park
Ongoing from Saturday to Sunday, this year’s MOMA Festival is headlining Britpop act Suede, and also Tuvan folk band Yat-Kha and Swedish pop singer-songwriter Hanna Turi, plus Chinese acts Carsick Cars, Wild Children, Zhou Yunpeng, AK47, Sound Fragment, Wood Pushing Melon, Shao Yibei and Elenore. This year’s theme is ‘Take Dream as Horse’ and the festival runs from 1.30pm to 10pm. Tickets are ¥260 per day, ¥400 for two days.
PRICE: ¥260 per day, ¥400 for two days
WHERE:1001 Jinxiu Road // 锦绣路 1001号
Star Trek Exhibition @ The Hub
This Star Trek exhibition is the largest collection of authentic Star Trek artifacts and information ever put on public display. Featuring a truly impressive array of exhibits sets, costumes, priceless museum pieces and props from all five Star Trek television series and 11 Star Trek feature films. Together these components offer all you Star Trek fans and novices alike an opportunity to experience first-hand the imagination, artistry, technology and meticulous craftsmanship that have made Star Trek the most enduring science-fiction franchise in history. Daily from 10am-10pm, this exhibit is ongoing until the 25th of October.
WHEN: Daily from 10am-10pm
WHERE: 33 Shaohong Road // 绍虹路33号
PRICE: 400 133 8888
Jiang Pengyi @ ShanghART
Artist Jiang Piangyi is showing new photography series ”Grace” at M50 mainstay, ShanghART. For this exhibit, the artist is sticking with the natural-meets-experimental theme by way of large-scale gelatin silver photographs and antique developing technologies. The series charts changes in landscapes around the Arctic Circle and various countries in the Southern Hemisphere over a period of three years. Shown alongside is Trace which incorporates darkroom experiments in Polaroid. The exhibit is open frm 4pm to 7pm everyday until October 23rd at ShangART Gallery.
WHEN: Daily until Oct 23, 4pm-7pm
WHERE: Building 18, 50 Moganshan Road // 香格纳画廊, 莫干山路50号, 16和18号楼
Oyster Brunch & Dinner @Liquid Laundry
How many oysters can you shuck in one minute? It’s Get Shuck’d time at Liquid Laundry today. Fresh oysters shipped from Canada and France will be served for brunch and dinner. The oysters will be paired with Nitro Punch Out Stout from Boxing Cat Brewery for ¥30 and Prosecco for ¥50. At the fresh bar station stands world record champion Maestro Marcel Lesoille, he has set the record of shucking 38 oysters in a minute, 2061 oysters in an hour and 12,000 oysters in 30 hours.
WHEN: Lunch: 10.30am-3pm, Dinner: 6pm-10pm
WHERE: 100 Zunyi Road // 遵义路100号
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