Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Los Animales: Chef’s showcase tequila dinner @ Liquid Laundry
Liquid Laundry hosts a 5-course dinner showcasing Shanghai’s all-star chefs and mixologists from kitchens and bars around the city. Jason Oakley of Coquille and Pol Garcia of Pop Secret are on the line-up, Liquid Laundry advises us to call (6445-9589) for a reservation as seating is limited.
588 RMB (per person) // 7 PM
KWah Centre, 2/F, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Donghu Lu // 淮海中路1028号, 嘉华房2/F, 近东湖路
No Titles: Zmack @ Happiness 42
Zmack presents the 2-man improv comedy show No Titles featuring jesters Aaron Garcia and Julien Bertrand. The 50 RMB entry fee includes a drink to get you going, the guys go on stage at 8pm.
50 RMB // 8 PM
42 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路42号, 近法华镇路
Wednesday DJ Doogie @ Kulou Bar
Kulou Bar offers a long happy hour from 7pm to 10pm with tunes from resident DJ Doogie. The happy hour offer is buy-one-get-one-free on the bar for 3 hours.
NO COVER // 7 PM
222 Xiangyang Rd, Xuhui District // 徐汇区, 襄阳路222号
Junk Party @ Dada
Junk ignites this weekend’s madness at Dada with house and techno dance music until 5am. The Junk collective made up of DJs from all of Dada’s most infamous events including Discosmic, Push & Pull, Co-motion and more.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Urban Siesta @ One Gallery
One Gallery presents Urban Siesta, a new exhibition by photographer/architect Sebastian Correa. He has been photographing people on the streets of Shanghai as they take sporadic naps in public places and it aims to represent migrant workers as the engine of “the city that never sleeps”.
NO COVER // 6 PM – 9.30 PM
Room 201, Bldg 5, 831 Jiangning Lu, near Puji Lu // 江宁路831号5号楼201室, 近普济路
White Caribbean Christmas @ Crowne Plaza
The Caribbean Association of China holds its annual charity Christmas dinner with the theme “White Caribbean Christmas”. Experience a buffet of fine Caribbean cuisine, rum punch, music, live entertainment, live Latino dance lessons, giveaways and the Caribbean Association’s signature Limbo competition.
200 RMB (student/member) 300 RMB (non-member) 400 RMB (door) // 7 PM
Crowne Plaza Shanghai, No. 400 Fanyu Road, Changning District // 番禺路400号, 长宁区
In the Flesh V: Realm @ Minsheng Art Museum
Minsheng stages ‘Realm’, a new performing arts installation from the ‘In the Flesh V’ series. Abstract states of mind, modes of being, agency, and subjection are all represented in dreamscapes of live dance and digital media.
RSVP // 7 PM – 8 PM
Bldg F, 570 Huaihai Xi Lu, near Hongqiao Lu // 淮海西路570号 F座
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have a great week Shanghaiists!
[Banner features Chiayi Seetoo in ‘Realm’]