Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Story Telling II Workshop @ Mr Vapor (Into Arc)
International House of Poets shares a second workshop on story telling in poetry at Mr Vapor (the new Into Arc). Previously the group explored how to unfold a character and in this next stage of storytelling they show you how a character handles conflict, RSVP on Meetup.
30 RMB // 2 PM – 5 PM
559 Fuxing Zhong Lu // 复兴中路559号
Belly Dance @ Chi-Q Wellness
Shake off the food you ate this holiday and join the beginners belly dancing class at Chi-Q Wellness. You don’t need a membership; the class is open to the community, RSVP on Meetup.
50 RMB // 3.30 PM – 5.30 PM
608 Xikang Road, Rm 302, Jingan District (near Changping Road) // 静安区, 西康路608号, 203室, 近昌平路
Zouk on the Bund @ Library Lounge
Love 2 Zouk offers free dance lessons from 7 PM at Library Lounge and the bar shakes up 2 for 1 signature cocktails until 9 PM. Go strut your stuff on the dance floor and feel sassy drinking the distillery’s unique mixes.
NO COVER // 6 PM – 10 PM
Sixth Floor, 133 Yuanmingyuan Lu, near Xianggang Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区圆明园路133号6楼, 近香港路
Standup Comedy Open Mic @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Paul Johnson hosts the Standup Comedy Open Mic at Kung Fu Komedy Club. Signup to flex your sense of humour on stage and have a laugh before its back to the rat race on Monday.
FREE ENTRY // 7 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
I Do Okay & I Rock @ MAO Livehouse
Shanghai rock bands Filter-tip, Orange Ocean and Tang Trio throw down the gauntlet at MAO Livehouse. With the tagline “Internet Make it Happen” the gig is inspired by the power of the web, drink craft beers and rock out.
100 RMB (presale) 150 RMB (door) // 7 PM – 10 PM
3/F, 308 Chongqing Nan Lu, near Jianguo Zhong Lu // 3/F, 重庆南路308号, 近建国中路
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And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
[Banner features Filter-tip, playing in ‘I Do Okay & I Rock’ at MAO Livehouse]