Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
SCAA Annual Grand Raffle Party & Vegetarian Cooking Competition @ Wujie (on the Bund)
Second Chance Animal Aid hold a charity event with scrumptious food from Wujie & Green Vege Cafe. What’s more, the Grand Raffle prizes are ginormous with more than 20 chances to win a stay at luxury Hyatt hotels and resorts in China and a bonus draw with 15,000 RMB worth of prizes donated by Wujie & Green!
100 RMB (adults) 50 RMB (under 18 years) // 12 PM – 3 PM
4F, The Bund, 22 Zhongshan East Road // 中山东二路22号，外滩，4楼
Gusto Gangs @ Zhang Yuan
10 restaurants in the plaza at Zhang Yuan are hosting a block party this evening, offering lots of dining options for a set fee. Black and Pepper are roasting Turkish-style racks of lamb with mezzo dips, El Ocho are mixing up signature cocktails, Taste & See are whipping up a Chocolate Noire and Sticky Date Pudding, and thats not even half of what’s on offer. Take a look at the full selection on Bon App.
250 RMB (pre-sale) 288 RMB (door) // 5 PM – 10 PM
Zhong Plaza, 99 Taixing Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu // 泰兴路99号3楼， 近南京西路
Zouk on the Bund @ Library
Get on your dancing shoes and shimmy down to Library vintage lounge bar for a free beginners’ Brazilian Zouk dance lesson. Dance lessons begin at 7pm and the bar’s top quality cocktails are buy-one-get-one-free until 9pm.
FREE ENTRY // 6 PM – 10 PM
6F, 133 Yuan Ming Yuan Road, near Beijing East Road // 圆明园路133号6楼，近北京东路口
Sounds from Spain @ Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre
Flamenco dancer Maria Juncal is accompanied by pianist Manolo Carrasco and guitarist Jose Lewis Encinas. Carrasco is known as a legend of the Spanish music industry. The opening and closing songs are composed by Carrasco himself and others include ‘Madrid Street’ by Louis Sarkozy and Bocaina Rini.
80 RMB – 580 RMB // 7.30 PM
425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd // 上海东方艺术中心, 浦东新区丁香路425号
Euseng Seto (Flica) @ MAO Livehouse
Flica warps time with ambient music at MAO, combining electronic and acoustic sounds to make cinematic soundscapes. Musicians Euseng and Seto (Flica) have been on their exploration voyage through the musical depths of time and space since 2007.
80 RMB // 8.30 PM
308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
B-boy mcs Performance @ G Waterfront
R&B pop star Raz-B hosts the breakdancing B-boy MCs performance featuring DJ Steve and guest DJ King Melo. There are free dance classes from the B-boys, a free cocktail for Cinderellas before midnight and just 100 RMB for unlimited draft beer until midnight.
NO COVER // 9 PM
The Cool Docks, Wharf 1846, No.112, Block 3, 601 Waima Lu, near Zhuhangmatou Jie // 外马路601号3号楼112室， 近竹行码头街
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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