Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghai Sharks vs. Tianjin Gold Lions @ Yuanshen Sports Center Stadium
Shanghai Sharks go head-to-head with the Tianjin Gold Lions in the China Basketball league. Find a scalper outside the stadium for tickets, once inside drinks and snacks are fairly cheap.
80 RMB (approximately) // 7.35 PM
655 Yuanshen Lu, near Zhangyang Lu // 源深路655号， 近张杨路
ANYE @ Repulse Bay Culture Center
The crew at AngelShanghai are pulling out all the stops for the final party of the year. The weekend-long party hits Repulse Bay Culture Center for 1 night, featuring DJ Tom Stephan (UK) supported by DJ Odin (Taipei) and Kuma Ray (Shanghai).
100 RMB (early bird) 200 RMB incl. 1 drink (door) // 8 PM – LATE
179 Yichang Road // 宜昌路179号
Hello 2016 @ Telephone 6
Say hello to 2016 and kick-off the new year with a big bang this weekend. Party from NYE to Sunday morning at 3 venues – Lucca on Thursday, then Happiness 42 and Telephone 6 (the private G bar at Lucca 390) from Friday to Saturday.
FREE ENTRY // 11 PM – LATE
F6 Room C, 390 Panyu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 番禺路390号, 法华镇路
Liu Xi: When I’m Alone @ MAO Livehouse
Liu Xi sings at MAO Livehouse’s first gig of 2016, touring her new album ‘When I’m Alone’. After recovering from a serious throat illness she’s back with her fourth album, singing with all of her heart.
150 RMB (presale) 200 RMB (door) // 2 PM
3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3/F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
Mohammed Magdi @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Kung Fu Komedy Club kicks off 2016 with the Shanghai-based Egyptian comic, Mohammed Magdi in the Standup comedy spotlight. Comics Joe Schaefer, Laurent Dupont and Storm Xu also feature on stage, and Matt Davis hosts the night.
50 RMB (presale) 70 RMB (door) // 8.45 PM
4F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu // 徐汇区襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Lose Your Face @ Dada
If you’re still in the mood to party then head to Dada, it never closes. Lose Your Face brings UK house, bass and breaks to Shanghai, featuring DJs Jode and Beardslap.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Lu, near Fahuazhen Lu // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
New Year Creation Party @ Xin Che Jian
Xin Che Jian hackerspace offers workshop lessons in 3D-printing, laser-cutting and PCB soldering. Additionally the techies hold a small party to give thanks to their sponsors from 2015.
30 RMB – 100 RMB *non-member rates // 2 PM – 6 PM
Building 3, 28 YuYuan East Rd, JingAn District // 静安, 愚园东路28号3号楼一楼, 新车间
Wiener Symphoniker @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
The century-old Vienna symphony orchestra takes to the stage at Shanghai Grand Theatre, performing Mozart Beethoven and Strauss. Italian conductor Enrique Mazzola leads the musicians on what promises to be a memorable evening of classical music.
80 RMB – 1280 RMB // 7.30 PM
300 Renmin Da Dao, near Huangpi Bei Lu // 人民大道300号, 近黄陂北路
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