Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
AWS Summit @ Shanghai Conference Centre
Amazon Web Services holds a summit on cloud computing at the Shanghai Conference Centre. The CTO and vice president of Amazon deliver keynote speeches on the current trends in cloud computing, enterprising, encryption and industry development, and instructors offer lessons on the latest technology.
RSVP // 7 AM – 7 PM
2727,Binjiang Landscape Road,Pudong District // 浦东新区滨江大道2727号,上海国际会议中心
Green Drinks: How prepared is Shanghai to tackle climate change? @ Arup Associates
Green Initiatives organises a forum at Arup Associates, about the effects of climate change on Shanghai life. The forum discusses some innovations designers have made to combat climate change and the challenges they face in implementation, with speakers Elisa Xiao, Joost van den Hoek and Jing-Yi Wang.
30 RMB (RSVP) 50 RMB (door) FREE (students/interns) // 6 PM
37F, 1045 Huaihai Middle Road, Near Xiangyang Road // 静安区淮海路1045号30楼，近东湖路
Kirgiz ballet ‘Manas’ @ Shanghai Oriental Art Centre
Wuxi dance company performs the Kirgiz epic ‘Manas’ with music from the Xinjiang Akqi county ensemble at Shanghai Oriental Art Centre. Ballet dancers tell the story of ‘Manas’, a hero who struggles against evil and becomes a symbol of the Kirgiz people (a harmonious society narrative with an exotic ethnic minority theme).
80 RMB – 180 RMB // 7.15 PM
425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd // 上海东方艺术中心, 浦东新区丁香路425号
Chorus Week @ Shanghai Concert Hall
Shanghai Opera House Chorus performs for Chorus Week at Shanghai Concert Hall. Wang Yan directs the Opera House Chorus with piano accompaniment from Li Didi, singing the music of 19th century Italian composers Verdi and Puccini.
80 RMB – 380 RMB // 7.30 PM
523 Yan’an Dong Lu, near Jin Ling Lu // 延安东路523号
LGBT introducing the community @ Lucca
Open Doors and Shanghai Pride discuss what it really means to be gay and members of the LGBT community in Shanghai share their stories. The Q&A ends at 10pm then the panel will be mingling with a few drinks and nibbles at the bar.
FREE // 8.30 PM
390 Panyu Road (near Fahuzahen Road) // 番禺路390号, 法华镇路
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