Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Double Double @ Beef & Liberty
Beef & Liberty serves buy-one-get-one-free burgers from 6pm, prices start at around 70 RMB. Click on the ‘Book Now’ button to make a reservation on Chope, the restaurant reservation service that makes finding a table as easy as pie.
NO COVER // 6 PM
Shanghai Centre, Rm 111, 1/F, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu // 南京西路1376号, 上海商城1楼, 近西康路
Yulianna Avdeeva piano recital @ Shanghai Oriental Art Centre
Pianist Yulianna Avdeeva playsa programme of Chopin and Prokofiev at Shanghai Oriental Art Centre. According to the Guardian, ‘Every note she plays is “perfectly tempered”‘ so expect an awe inspiring performance from the award-winning musician.
80 RMB – 300 RMB // 7.30 PM
425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd // 上海东方艺术中心, 浦东新区丁香路425号
Let’s meet up and play squash @ Shanghai Indoor Stadium Tennis Centre
Maggie Lu organises a squash meet up every Wednesday at the courts in Shanghai Indoor Stadium, welcoming players of all levels. Karakal lends you a racket so you can get a taster for the sport with qualified instructors like Maggie, there’s also a court for intermediate to advanced players, if you’re interested then join the meet up.
50 RMB // 8 PM – 10 PM
Shanghai Indoor Stadium, 1000 Caoxi Bei Lu // 漕溪北路1000号，上海体育馆
Throwback presents Christmas Jamz @ Dada
Dada celebrates Christmas day with a ‘Throwback’ party and probably loads of Xmas hits. If you’re not already too drunk and you haven’t stuffed yourself at dinner to the point of bursting, then Dada is there for you as usual.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Elf Lies, Love, Fireworks & Ham @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Matt Davis hosts a standup comedy night, telling stories of family and holidays at Kung Fu Komedy Club. This Boxing day, Adam Skuse, Drew Fralick, Joe Schaefer, Misha Kalhin and Paul Johnson joke about their childhood memories of Christmas.
50 RMB (pre-sale) 70 RMB (door) // 9 PM
4/F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Yang Linqing: I have a dream @ Jing’An Kerry Centre B1 art space
Jing’An Kerry Centre exhibits ‘I have a dream’ by Yang Linqing and today is the final chance to see it. Yang’s illustrations are very humorous in an unintelligent way, appealing to both adults and children.
FREE // 10 AM – 9 PM
1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Tongren Lu // 南京西路1515号, 近铜仁路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have a great week Shanghaiists!
[Banner features Yulianna Avdeeva, photo by Harald Hoffmann]