Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Founder Dating Season 26 – a True United Nations Edition @ WeCo Space
Design organisation WeCo Space and Founder Dating connect creative talent and entrepreneurs with startup founders. More than 10 general consulates of countries including Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, USA, Canada, Australia, France and Ireland join the event, also you can enjoy Belgian beer supplied by Kaiba.
NO COVER // 2 PM – 4 PM
Jingan 800SHOW, Changde Road No. 800 building C3, 201 // 静安常德路800号(800秀) C3楼202室
Blast My Winter @ The Cut
Super Attractive Ghetto Blaster puts on an afterwork party at The Cut (steak & fries) in the IAPM mall. SOIC Miterne and P-A DJ from 7 PM, the new menu is buy-1-get-1-free from 5 PM to 10 PM with 2 drinks for 70 RMB and there are even more drinks deals later.
NO COVER // 6 PM – 1 AM
IAPM Mall, 6-7/F, 606, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu // 淮海中路999号6楼606, 近陕西南路
Startup Grind & DCCC host Lars Kolind (Chairman, Jacob Jensen Design) @ naked Hub
Serial entrepreneur, investor, board member at 9 companies and chairman of Jacob Jensen Design, Lars Kolind talks about how to structure an organization to promote innovation and invention. This networking event is hosted by Startup Grind at naked Hub with food supplied by Saucepan, and features additional guest speakers from the Danish Chamber of Commerce in China.
100 RMB (pre-sale) 120 RMB (door) // 7 PM – 10 PM
1237 Fuxing Middle Road, 3F (near Xiangyang Road) // 复兴中路1237号, 3楼, 近襄阳路
Mandarin Open Class & Language exchange @ Dream Coffee
Mandarin Renaissance organises a free and completely open language exchange class at Dream Coffee. Highly qualified teachers give a quick lesson to get you started then you are free to mingle with people from all around the world, including native Chinese-speakers, eager to brush up on their language skills.
FREE // 7.15 PM
1st Floor,No 126 XinZha Road (near ChangSha Road) // 新闸路126号广场嘉庭酒店一楼 (近长沙路)
PechaKucha Shanghai Vol. 26 @ The Pearl
PechaKucha invites you to share your big ideas and network at The Pearl. Anyone is welcome to get up on stage and present in TED Talks-style, plus you can drink some beers and network with other young, creative, Shanghai-based entrepreneurs. RSVP at Eventbrite.
FREE // 7.30 PM
471 ZhaPu Road near WuJin Road // 乍浦路471号靠近武进路
Toro y Moi @ QSW Culture Centre
American chillwave indie-rockers, Toro y Moi thrash the stage at QSW Culture Centre. Arguably the biggest international gig this month, Toro has been rocking a unique, soulful sound since 2009 and this is a rare chance to catch the band in Shanghai.
160 RMB // 8.30 PM
179 Yichang Lu, near Jiangning Lu // 宜昌路179号， 近江宁路
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