Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
James Bond 007 ‘Spectre’ @ Cinemas in Shanghai
The highly anticipated addition to the 007 saga, starring Daniel Craig, is released at cinemas in the PRC on Black Friday. Your friends abroad have probably already seen the film so if you want to avoid spoilers it’s best not to talk to them about it.
Tedeschi Wine Dinner @ 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana
Serge Leveque hosts a luxurious dinner party featuring wines from the Tedeschi family vineyards in Italy. The dinner showcases Tedeschi estate’s flagship Amarone, Monte Olmi wine, and guests also get to try some of their Valpolicella wines too.
1,488 RMB (+10% service charge) // 7 PM
6/7 F, Associate Mission Building, 169 Yuanmingyuan Lu, near Huqiu Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区圆明园路169号协进大楼6-7楼, 近虎丘路
Black and White @ Shanghai Centre Theatre
Black and White is a traditional Thai dance, directed by Pichet Klunchun, with a twist of Chinese music from zither-player Wu Na. Klunchun’s dance explores the opposing forces of good and bad, inspired by battle scenes in the Ramayana murals of Emerald Buddha Temple in Bangkok.
180 RMB – 580 RMB // 7.30 PM
1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu, Jingan district // 静安区南京西路1376号,近西康路
Jazz Orchestra of the Royal Concertgebouw @ Shanghai Concert Hall
Said to be the world’s finest jazz orchestra, the Dutch Royal Concertgebouw plays a sell out show at Shanghai Concert Hall. They have a repertoire of original works and adaptations of classical music, featuring ‘The Lady is a Tramp’ and ‘My Foolish Heart’.
80 RMB – 480 RMB // 7.30 PM
523 Yanan Dong Lu, near Longmen Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区延安东路523号, 近龙门路
Grand Opening Comedy Showcase @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
The Grand Opening Comedy Showcase is hosted by Drew Fralick, featuring comedians Andrew Curtain, Joe Schaefer, Morten Fausboll, Byron Murphy and Storm Xu. There is also a Mandarin-spoken grand opening show featuring Da Shan on Saturday night.
50 RMB (pre-sale) 70 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
4F No.1 Xiangyang bei lu, near Julu Road, Xuhui district // 徐汇区襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Kenichiro Nishihara @ MAO Livehouse
A Japanese multi-instrumental producer who is known for his style of smooth, jazzy, laid-back dance music featuring piano. His new album ‘Jazzy Folklore’ was released in May this year on Nishihara’s independent ‘Unprivate Acoustics’ record label.
160 RMB (pre-sale) 200 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
3F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Shanghai Comedy Club: Eric Sun & Friends @ Masse
Shanghai Comedy Club presents a stand up comedy showcase presented by Colin Hanna with Eric Sun & Friends. Shanghai Comedy Club was established in March this year and it regularly hosts international, expat and local stand-up comics, along with improv sessions, poetry readings and movie nights.
70 RMB (incl. 1 free drink) // 8.30 PM
5-6/F, 219 Jinxian Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu // 进贤路221号5-6楼, 近陕西南路
Relativity @ Yuyintang
Metal band Relativity stop off at Yuyintang on their 2015 China tour to plug their new album ‘Start Again’. They have support from Shanghai bands One More Shot and Pinkberry starting at 9pm.
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
Synth Crush @ Dada
3 DJs at Dada, Illsee, Velvet Robot and Ludvic Orlando, promising Electro-industrial, Cyber Techno, Nu Wave and Synth Punk. Dada has a big crush on synthesisers and electronic music so they’re celebrating its history in style.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Markus Homm @ Lola
Romanian DJ Markus Homm returns to Lola for a long night of techno music and pure mayhem on the dance floor. Guys get to Lola before 1am for free entry, and girls have an extra hour to prepare with free entry until 2am.
NO COVER // 10 PM
46 Yueyang Lu near Dongping Lu Xuhui // 徐汇区岳阳路46号, 近东平路
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