Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Baby, It’s Cold Outside @ The Pearl
Sip a sumptuous recipe of rhythm and romance at the Pearl with happy hour from 5 PM to 8 PM and the cabaret beginning at 9 PM. Come in from the cold to a musical warm-up from Frank Bray and the Pearl Power Band conducted by Rolf Becker, followed by duets and more.
150 RMB (presale) 200 RMB (door) // 5 PM – LATE
471 Zhapu Lu, near Wujin Lu // 乍浦路471号, 近武进路
NEC (Networking Events Club) @ M1NT
Mingle at M1NT with hundreds of top foreign and local companies, chambers of commerce, expats and local professionals. Canapés and complimentary drinks include in-house lime cured salmon and whisky sours, RSVP with your full name, email address and mobile number to the NEC WeChat (networkingevents).
200 RMB/person (pre-sale) 250 RMB (door) // 7 PM
24/F, 318 Fuzhou Lu, near Shandong Zhong Lu // 福州路318号24楼, 近山东路
Sound of Casbah @ Unico
Sojourn in the oriental world of the Casbah at Unico with belly dancers, acrobatic performers and guest DJ Kadwell. Percussionist Lek and Pipa player Mr. Yi start-off the night at 10 PM and the dress code is “oriental chic”.
100 RMB (free until 00:30 with password “Yuli”) // 10 PM – LATE
2F, 3 on the Bund, Zhongshan Road, near Guangdong Road // 中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼（靠近广东路）
American Football League of China @ Yuanshen Stadium
The final game of the American Football League of China (AFLC) season is set! This month marks the third annual AFLC championship game, a full-tackle adult football league that has been around since 2012. This year’s game features one of the fiercest rivalries in the league, pitting the Shanghai Warriors against the 2014 Champions, the Shanghai Nighthawks.
FREE (RSVP by Friday: [email protected] or 021-6051-7880) // 1 PM
655 Yuanshen Lu, Pudong District, near Zhangyang Lu // 源深路655号, 浦东区, 近张杨路
Elvis The Pelvis Hip Grind Special @ Inferno
The King meets Shanghai’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll for a happy birthday Elvis party at Inferno. With music from Banana Monkey and Chad Romero & The Cadillacs, Basement 6’s baby ♥s elvis art show and a special appearance from Ms. Lulu Galore, everybody in the whole cell block gonna party to the jailhouse rock!
80 RMB // 9 PM – LATE
Bund Square, Unit 6-103, 1/F, 658 Dapu Lu, near Longhua Dong Lu // 打浦路658号1楼, 近龙华东路
Super Very Bad Vol. 4 @ Kulou
DJs Maxshen, Tess, Lexicon and Yupee spin the decks at Kulou bar for Super Very Bad Volume 4. A treat for your ears and your eyes with crazy graphics from Tag and VJ 3EyesNuts, plus photographer Spring is making memories from 10 PM ’til late.
50 RMB icl. 1 drink // 10 PM – LATE
222 Xiangyang Nan Lu, near Fuxing Zhong Lu // 襄阳南路222号, 近复兴西路
American Football Experience: Green Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals @ Big Bamboo
Watch the Green Bay Packers face-off with the Arizona Cardinals on the road to the Super Bowl at Big Bamboo. Experience the Running Back, Quarterback and Field Goal challenges to win yourself a Budweiser.
NO COVER // 9.15 AM
Hongmei Entertainment Street, No. 20, Lane 3338 Hongmei Lu, near Yan’an Lu // 虹梅路3338号， 虹梅路休闲街26号
Materialised Sentiments @ Pearl Lam Gallery
Pearl Lam Gallery opens a new exhibition ‘Materialised Sentiments’, exhibiting the work of Chen Yufan, Chun Kwang Young, Pino Pinelli and Yinka Shonibare MBE. The poster features Chun Kwang Young’s mixed media painting made with Korean mulberry paper.
FREE ENTRY // 10.30 AM
G/F, 181 Jiangxi Zhong Lu, near Fuzhou Lu // 江西中路181号1楼, 近福州路
Elvis Southern-Fried Brunch @ District
Gorge on a Mississippi-style feast inspired by Elvis’ infamous appetite, courtesy of Ruijin Cajun at District. Experience live music from Beryl Chung and the Elvis art show pop-up show from Basement 6, RSVP as seating is limited (WeChat or call 13818937693).
181 RMB // 12.30 PM
284 Yuyuan Road, near Wulumuqi Bei Lu // 愚园路284号, 近乌鲁木齐北路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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[Banner features Sound of Casbah at Unico]