Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Hacker News Meetup @ Daga Brewpub
A group of some 50 or so followers of Hacker News come together at Daga Brewpub to discuss technology, design, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The extended happy hour offers a selection of beers for 35 RMB and 15 RMB off the house wine, there will also be a short talk on programmer Lukasz Muzyka, sign up on Meetup.
FREE // 7 PM
37 Taian Lu, near Xingguo Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区泰安路37号, 近兴国路
Julia Holter @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Singer-songwriter Julia Holter plays an intimate concert at the Shanghai Symphony Hall. If you’re lucky enough to get a ticket for this sold out show then go and hear her honest, breezy songs about moments in Mexico City and her hometown LA.
80 RMB – 180 RMB // 7.45 PM
1380 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Baoqing Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路
People’s Republic of Comedy @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
People’s Republic of Comedy returns to Kung Fu Komedy Club, staging some of the finest improv and standup comedy that Shanghai has to offer. Storm Xu is host to KFK regulars Joe Schaefer, Audrey Murray, and Andrea Jones Rooy with fellow comic improvisers Christopher Brantley and John Everett.
50 RMB // 9 PM
4/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
The Foundation presents FM @ Music King
Musicians and MCs in The Foundation play some beats at the new venue Music King near Tianzifang. The band plays live hip hop until late and if you’re an aspiring MC maybe they’ll ask you jam with them.
NO COVER // 10 PM
Suite 202, 2/F, 285 Jianguo Xi Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu // 建国西路285号2楼202室, 近襄阳南路
Junk @ Dada
Junk ignites this weekend’s madness at Dada with house and techno dance music until 5am. Every Thursday, the Junk collective made up of DJs from all of Dada’s most infamous events including Discosmic, Push & Pull, Co-motion and more, parties like it’s 1989.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
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[Banner features Julia Holter]