Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens @ Cinemas in Shanghai
It’s finally here! The newest edition of Star Wars hits cinema screens in Shanghai with a number of events organisers offering private viewings. The first showings start just after midnight, so if you’re a serious Star Wars fan then just don’t sleep and be one of the first to
see it in Shanghai.
DIY Smart Air Filters @ Agora Co-Working Space
Smart Air shows you how to make your very own low-cost air purifier at Agora Co-Working Space. The event includes breakfast, a presentation on air filtering technology, the workshop where you DIY your own air purifier and a chance to network with like-minded people.
50 RMB (standard) 250 RMB incl. your own DIY air filter // 9.30 AM
Rm 402, No 1, 1199 Fanyu Lu, near Kaixuan Lu // 番禺路1199弄1号楼402室, 近凯旋路
Makeup Art & Style Workshop @ Calin Fashion Academy
Catalina Calin teaches a professional Makeup Art workshop at the Calin Fashion Academy. Learn all the tricks and skills for creating a natural day wear makeup, an extravagant evening makeup and the most creative events makeup!
RSVP ([email protected]) // 10 AM
Ruijin Tower, No. 205 Maoming South Road, Unit 203, Huangpu District // 黄浦区, 茂名南路205号, 瑞金大厦203室
Costume Life Drawing Session @ Kulou
Shanghai Sketch Group has a neon pin-up girl theme going on for its first life drawing session of 2016 at Kulou. The group provides basic art materials so take a sketchbook and practice your gesture drawing skills on a few poses from the group’s model.
90 RMB incl. 1 drink // 4 PM – 6 PM
222 Xiangyang Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu // 襄阳南路222号, 近复兴西路
High Fidelity @ MAO Livehouse
Japanese band High Fidelity rock out at MAO Livehouse from 5 PM to 6.30 PM. They became famous for posting music videos on Japanese website NICONICO, if you’re a big fan there are VIP tickets available.
330 RMB (door) 280 RMB (presale) // 5 PM – 6.30 PM
3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 黄浦区重庆南路308号3楼
Standup Comedy Spotlight: Paul Johnson @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Joe Schaefer hosts Paul Johnson in the Standup Comedy Spotlight at Kung Fu Komedy Club. The un-dislike-able Johnson, who regularly hosts the Sunday night open mic, is joined in the spotlight by Kent Kedl and Storm Xu.
50 RMB (presale) 70 RMB (door) // 8.45 PM
4F, 1 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu, Xuhui District // 徐汇区襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Bear’s Paradise VII @ iCON
Bear’s Paradise is the biggest bears’ party in Shanghai, China superstar DJ Javy spins the decks and AngelShanghai promises two hot, Japanese gogo boys – Kumajun and Toshi performing for the BP7. Should you be a bear or a bear’s lover, don’t forget to dance and meet new bear friends at iCON!
30 RMB incl. 1 drink (before 11pm) 60 RMB incl. 1 drink (after 11pm) 100 RMB incl. 3 drinks (after 11pm) // 10 PM
Shanghai Stadium, Gate 7, Lingling Lu, near Xietu Lu // 上海体育场7号门, 零陵路, 近斜土路
Dave Vega @ Lola
German DJ Dave Vega bangs out the tunes at Lola, flying in for a one night show in Shanghai. Vega is on the legendary Berlin techno label ‘Bpitch Control’, founded by Ellen Allien back in 1999.
(After 1 AM) 100 RMB incl. 1 drink // 10 PM
46 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu // 岳阳路46号, 近东平路
Snow White @ The Mansion
Enter The Mansion winter wonder land with snow, free glue wein for the early guests, and beats guiding you from house to techno. Special guest DJ Oshi (Beijing) is joined by Carsen, Marcos Godoy, Yoshinaga, Justin Case and Worm Xu – dress all white and shine bright in the UV light!
100 RMB incl. 5 drinks // 10 PM
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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