Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Vaudeville show @ The Pearl
The Pearl presents a 21st century Vaudeville show featuring Beijing’s queen of Burlesque Lu Lu Galore and JJ Le Noir. Happy hour starts at 5pm with half price drinks until 8pm, then the show begins at 9pm.
150 RMB (pre-sale) 200 RMB (door) // 5 PM – LATE
471 Zhapu Lu, near Wujin Lu // 乍浦路471号, 近武进路
Standup comedy showcase: Arun Govada @ Shanghai Comedy Club
Shanghai Comedy Club’s ‘Standup comedy showcase’ features Arun Govada with JJ Wakrat and other Shanghai comics. Colin Hanna hosts the internationally renowned Indian singer/songwriter/comedian who grew up in Hong Kong and became a Youtube sensation with his video about “S*** My Indian Parents Say”.
70 RMB (incl. 1 drink) // 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
Babel Me @ Why Why Art
Why Why Art gallery opens new exhibition ‘Babel Me’ open daily until March 18, 2016. The exhibition explores the effects of urban renewal and city regeneration on the community in situ, it is the first in a series of ‘Babel Me’ shows addressing this subject.
FREE // 9.30 AM – 5 PM
1086 Yuyuan Lu, near Jiangsu Lu // 长宁区愚园路1086号, 近江苏路
Cre8ive Collabo Extravaganza @ Kulou
Kulou packs out the bar with DJs, dance battles, live art, fashion shows, tattoos, vendors and photographers for an arty extravaganza courtesy of Cre8ive Collabo. DJs include Rocky Ross, Caution, Subject Zero, B-Kut, E-P, Reaper and celebrity host Raz-B from boy band B2K.
75 – 100 RMB (early bird) 150 RMB (door) // 7 PM – LATE
222 Xiangyang Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu // 襄阳南路222号, 近复兴西路
Under Construction Art Exhibition @ Magnolia Plaza
Independent artists showcase an exhibition in a construction site at Magnolia Plaza. The second installation of ‘Under Construction Art Exhibition’ features artwork by Paul Chong (Dream Landscape), ‘Wanglilinovels’, Gejia People and 11 other Shanghai artists.
FREE // 10 AM – 9 PM
2F-19, No[masked] Hongqiao Road (2mins from Hongqiao Road Station Exit 4) // 虹桥路[masked]号,汇京国际广场,2楼19号（虹桥路地铁站4号出口步行2分钟)
The Bass Hero @ Shanghai Concert Hall
Shanghai Concert Hall presents ‘The Bass Hero’ a concert by double bassists Gary Carr and Lu Yuanxiong. The masters show Shanghai what the double bass can do in a solo performance with accompaniments from pianist Ivan Mitchell, conducted by Zheng Deren.
25 RMB – 50 RMB // 10.30 AM
1380 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Baoqing Lu // 上海交响乐团音乐厅, 复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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[Banner features Lulu Galore, photo by Joshua Beard]