Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Santa Claus Party @ The Camel
The Camel celebrates festive season with Santa Claus Party, a night of minced pies, mulled wine and Christmas-themed games hosted by the ‘Pop In’ language exchange app. Wrap up your neglected gifts from last year, donate them to the ‘Santa Cast-off Gift Exchange’ and maybe you’ll receive something you always wanted in return.
100 RMB (pre-sale) 110 RMB (door) // 7 PM
1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu, Shanghai. // 上海, 岳阳路1号, 近东平路
The Seven Young Goats and the Wolf @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
Japanese Hikosen theatre company tells the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale of “Seven Young Goats and the Wolf”. The story teaches children how to identify risks and avoid being cheated, whilst entertaining the whole audience with adorable costumes and melodious songs.
80 RMB – 480 RMB // 7.30 PM
800 Miaojiang Lu, near Xizhang Nan Lu // 苗江路800号, 近西藏南路
EU Short Film Festival @ Rockbund Art Museum
RAM screens 7 independent short-films for the EU Short Film Festival, plus there’s a special Q&A with the festival director Gerrit Seyler. First to be screened is ‘The Chicken’, followed by Aissa, Whale Valley, The Missing Scarf, Shipwreck, Wall, Still Got Lives and finally the Q&A.
RSVP // 7.30 PM
20 Huqiu Road, Huangpu District // 黄浦区虎丘路20号
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
Light in the Dark @ The Mansion
Misloop headlines ‘Light in the Dark’ in the basement cage booth at the Mansion with supporting DJs Pressplay, Heatwolves, Rainbow High, Tommy Hendriks and Irie Ibiza. The Mansion prepares for another weekend of psychedelia.
100 RMB (incl. 5 drinks) // 10 PM – 8 AM
Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Lu, near Yan’an Xi Lu // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
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[Banner features Lulu Galore, photo by Kristina Parch]