Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Creating Terminology? Entropy? @ The Bund Art Museum
A solo exhibition by Latvian artist Zane Mellupe called ‘Creating Terminology? Entropy?’ opens for 1 month at The Bund Art Museum. The exhibition is comprised of works from Mellupe’s ‘graphies’ project where she explores “photography” through the language that Art critics use to define it.
FREE // 10 AM – 5.30 PM (closed Sundays)
201 Hankou Rd, Huangpu // 黄浦区汉口路201号
Glen Wool @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Canadian stand-up comic Glen Wool headlines for 2 nights at the Kung Fu Komedy Club in Shanghai. He’s very popular on the UK festival circuit – British newspaper The Daily Telegraph describes him as, “Edgy, imaginative, funny and original.”
170 RMB (pre-sale) 200 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM (Friday and Saturday)
4F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
BordHell @ On Stage
This is the last chance you’ll ever have to see punk-rock band BordHell; sadly they’re splitting up as 3 of the band members are leaving China. They’ve been making Trash Rock ’n’ Roll in Xuhui since 2014 and the band’s philosophy is “smash everything!”
30 RMB // 8.30 PM
A2, Lane 570, Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu // 淮海西路570弄A2, 近虹桥
Long Jin reggae band @ Yuyintang
Reggae with Chinese characteristics at Yuyintang tonight from Beijing’s Long Jin reggae band. If you were wondering what Chinese reggae would sound like then now is your chance to hear Chinese Mandarin vocals with an offbeat “riddim”.
60 RMB (pre-sale) 80 RMB (door) // 9 PM
No. 851 Kaixuan Lu (entrance behind the metro station exit 2) // 上海市凯旋路851号育音堂
China Drifting Festival @ MAO Livehouse
Berlin band Brandt Brauer Frick headline with Pet Conspiracy front-man Huzi and Chinese indie band Re-TROS. Techno music fused with classical instruments and Chinese vocals to showcase intercultural communications.
150 RMB (pre-sale) 180 RMB (door) // 9 PM
3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3/F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Push & Pull vs. Yeti Out @ Dada
Push & Pull and Yeti Out go head to head at Dada with DJs Alta and Naaah against Fader One, Alan Wolf and Allan Marshall. Expect grime, garage, beats, bass and hip-hop and late night as always on Xingfu Lu.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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