Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
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
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)]
Nexxus @ National Exhibition and Convention Centre
The Nexxus indoor EDM extravaganza comes to the National Exhibition and Conference Centre. Headlining the all-day party are renowned DJs KSHMR, Paul Oakenfold, Norman Doray, Sa Ding Ding x Conrank, Busy Gang, Falcon, Keint, and more.
380 RMB (pre-sale) 580 RMB (door) // 2 PM – 12AM
333 Songze Da Dao, near Yingang Dong Lu // 崧泽大道333号, 近盈港东路
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
Standup Comedy Spotlight: Joe Schaefer @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Joe Schaefer takes the stage at Kung Fu Komedy Club for ‘Standup Comedy Spotlight’, presented by Paul Johnson. Before you go, check out Schaefer’s TV comedy show ‘Joking with Joe’ on ICS, Drew Fralick, Adam Skuse and Misha Kalhin also feature on stage.
50 RMB // 8.30 PM
4/F, 1 Xiangyang north Road, near Julu Road // 徐汇区襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
The Force Blacks Out @ Yuyintang
Yuyintang celebrates the release of Star Wars Episode X (not in the PRC) with a big party and lots of prizes. The lineup features 5 bands, Mars Kitten, Blue Magpie, Scorpion Prisoner 69, Round Eye, Psyders, and Hiphop group The Foundation with DJ Bo.
50 RMB (students) 70 RMB (standard) // 9 PM
851 Kaixuan Lu, by Yan’an Xi Lu (Entrance behind the Metro Station) // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
Silky @ Lola
London’s DJ Silky comes to Lola, jetting in from Bangladesh to deliver house, techno, deep house, tech house and disco music to us crazy cats Shanghai. Silky is famous for producing high quality house music and staying true to vinyl-record in his live sets.
100 RMB (after 1am) // 10 PM
Surpass Court, Bldg 4, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu // 永嘉路570号4号楼, 近岳阳路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
[Banner features Round Eye, photo by Rachael Gouk]