Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Maovember @ Boxing Cat
Boxing Cat takes part in the Maovember charity drive by donating 10% of its sales at all 3 breweries for one day. Maovember supports Orbis, a charity that funds cataract surgery for elderly men in China, every Mao counts.
FREE // 11 AM – LATE
82 Fuxing Xi Lu, near Yongfu Lu // 复兴路82号, 近永福路
One Year Anniversary @ Undefine M50
Undefine celebrates its first year at M50 by opening an exhibition of screen-prints by Idle Beats, open until December 19. Food and drinks are served by Slurp!, Wakeup, 1001 Bakery, and Reburg.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 8 PM
Rm 105, Bldg 6, 50 Moganshan Lu, near Xi Suzhou Lu // 莫干山路50号6号楼105室, 近西苏州路
Movember’s Magnificent Manly Moustache Market @ P.A.S
Doc Guthrie’s barbershop has brought together everything it loves in one place for Movember’s Magnificent Manly Moustache Market. Classic cars, bikes, barbers, tattoos, live bands, pop-up restaurants, menswear and a moustache competition, plus if you dress as a biker or in vintage clothing get a free Jameson whisky.
FREE ENTRY // 12 PM – LATE
A1, No. 399 Huaxiang Lu, near Shenlan Lu, Hongqiao // 虹桥区，花香路399号，近身蓝路，A1室
French Christmas Market @ The Pearl
The Pearl hosts the French Christmas Market for a second year running with a classy Parisian theme and French Christmas specialities such as hot wine and foie gras. They have live performers all day long, activities for the kids and a chance to meet “Le Père Noël” or Santa.
20 RMB (free to children under 5) // 12 PM – 10 PM
471 Zhapu Lu, near Wujin Lu // 乍浦路471号, 近武进路
2 Year Anniversary @ El Luchador
El Luchador on Yongkang Lu celebrates its 2 year anniversary with an all-day party from 2pm ’til late. The Mexican bar serves pork or chorizo tacos for just 25 RMB, coronas, margaritas and they have DJ Acosta on the decks.
NO COVER // 2 PM
85 Yongkang Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu // 永康路83号, 近襄阳南路
Pole Dancing Workshop @ Chi-Qi Wellness
Chi-Qi Wellness instructor Gwen gives a beginners’ workshop in the art of pole dancing. If you like it then Chi-Qi run a whole series of lessons for all levels, book a spot at the workshop by telephone (182-1730-7031).
250 RMB // 4 PM – 8 PM
Room 302, 608 Xikang Lu, near Changping Lu // 西康路608号302室, 近昌平路
Flamingo Cinema: China Remix with Rap Performance And Director Q&A @ Flamingo
Flamingo Cinema shows documentary-film China Remix with a live rap performance before the screening. China Remix is about African hip-hop artists based in Guangzhou and if you miss this screening then there is a second screening in Pudong tomorrow.
NO COVER // 4 PM – 6.30 PM
7/F, Bldg 11, 207 Mengzi Lu, near Xietu Lu // 蒙自路207号11号楼7楼, 近斜土路
St. Andrew’s Day Dinner @ The Tipsy Fiddler
The Tipsy Fiddler celebrates St. Andrew’s day, the national day of Scotland, with a traditional Scottish menu (so no deep-fried Mars bars). Book a table and experience a true highlander’s meal of smoked fish Cullen Skink soup followed by Scotland’s most quintessential dish Haggis, a raspberry Cranachan trifle and a single malt scotch to finish.
200 RMB // 5 PM – 10 PM
135-6 Fahuazhen Lu, near Xingfu Lu // 法华镇路135弄6号, 近幸福路
Barbaric Chieftains @ On Stage
Local rock band Barbaric Chieftains hits On Stage on its new album tour around China. They formed back in 2007 and their Influences include Nu-thrash and Metalcore music.
50 RMB (pre-sale) 60 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
A2, Lane 570, Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu // 淮海西路570弄A2, 近虹桥
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[Banner features Barbaric Chieftains, photo by Vers]