Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Media – Dali @ K11 Art Museum
An exhibition of Dali’s surrealist works that reveal his relationship with the media. The artworks on show include Napoleon’s nose, transformed into a pregnant woman, strolling his shadow with melancholia amongst original ruins, 1945 and Dematerialization Near the Nose of Nero and 1947. Open until February 15th 2016.
80 RMB (pre-sale) 120 RMB (door) // 10 AM
300 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Huangpi Nan Lu, Huangpu district // 卢湾区淮海中路300号, 近黄陂南路
Bicycle Film Festival @ Anken Air
It’s a first time for Bicycle Film Festival in PRC, running all week at venues across the city. The event sprang up 15 years ago and it has spread to 60 countries. On the first night they will only hold a reception and photo exhibition, but they show off lots of hip bicycle related media as the week goes on.
100 RMB // 7 PM
No 181, 465 Zhenning Lu, near Xinzha Lu // 镇宁路465弄181号, 近新闸路
Postiljonen / Pandreas / Siv Jakobsen / Einar Stray @ Yuyintang
4 indie pop bands from Scandinavia that’ll have you bopping to drum machines and Casio keyboards. The word on the grapevine is they’ve been jamming with some local artists in the studio and they might make a surprise appearance on stage at Yuyintang.
60 RMB // 9 PM
851 Kaixuan Lu, near Yanan Xi Lu, Changning district // 长宁区凯旋 路851号, 近延安西路
Young Guru @ Le Baron
2011 Grammy award nominee, Young Guru will be DJ-ing with Yeti until the early morning. Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal called him “the most famous and successful engineer in the history of hip-hop”!!!
FREE ENTRY // 9 PM
Seventh Floor, 20 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区东湖路20号7楼, 近淮海中路
Shanghai Improv Festival @ The Shanghai Comedy Club
The People’s Republic of Comedy presents a weekend of improvised comedy for it’s 2nd Shanghai International Improv Festival. Add the WeChat account “improvshanghai” to keep up-to-date and don’t forget to bring a barrel of laughs.
50 RMB (door) // 8.45 PM
219 Jinxian Lu, 5th floor, near Shanxi Nan Lu // 进贤路221号5-6楼, 近陕西南路
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