Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
German Christmas Market @ Paulaner Brauhaus
Christkindlmarkt, the German Christmas market comes to Paulaner Brauhaus, bringing with it the scent of hot, spiced Glühwein, sizzling sausages and festive cheer. This year there are 70 mini-alpine lodges selling freshly-cut, imported Danish Christmas trees, decorations, seasonal treats and there is rumoured to be a special guest from the North-pole.
30 RMB (Friday) 50 RMB (Saturday & Sunday) // 11 AM – 10 PM
150 Fenyang Lu, near Fuxing Lu // 汾阳路150路， 近复兴路
December Oysters @ Unico by Maulo Conagreco
Michelin-star Argentinian Chef Maulo Conagreco offers fresh, live oysters from the “Marenne Oleron” Atlantic coast of France. The December Oysters special is available everyday this month, excluding Christmas and New Years eve, 6 oysters for 98 RMB.
98 RMB (+10% service charge) // 6 PM
Three on the Bund, 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼, 近广东路
VICE presents: Battles / Moon Duo @ MAO Livehouse
New York indie math rock band Battles touches down at MAO Livehouse with the Vice China tour. Battles play an intense live show of cacophonous guitars, bass and drums, supported by space rock west coast US band Moon DUO.
150 RMB (pre-sale) 200 RMB (door) // 7.30 PM
3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3/F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
The Snow Queen @ Anken Green Rooftop Theatre
Theatre Anon presents Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Snow Queen’, a fairytale about Gerda’s quest to rescue her friend Kay from the Snow Queen in the north pole. There are evening performances from Thursday to Saturday, but matinee performances have sold out, tickets can be purchased at Cottons, Hunan House, Cambio Coffee or online at Weidian and they serve authentic Austrian glühwein at the show.
180 RMB (pre-sale) 200 RMB (door) // 8 PM
668 Huai An Lu, near Xi Suzhou Lu // 淮安路668号, 近西苏州路
Graham Elwood @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Graham Elmwood whips up some high-octane good times at Kung Fu Komedy Club. Elmwood has appeared on ‘The Late Late Show’, you may know him from the film ‘Super High Me’, and when he’s not doing standup he’s a 2nd degree yellow belt in karate.
100 RMB (pre-sale) 150 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
4/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Open Bar Open Mic Comedy @ Shanghai Comedy Club
A night of boozy hilarity descends on Shanghai Comedy Club with an open bar and open mic comedy. To signup for the open mic, scan the QR code on the poster and send a message to the group chat saying “OBOM” along with your phone number.
120 RMB // 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
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