Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
International Irish Coffee Day @ The Rooster
Both Rooster bars at YKL and Jing’an offer half-price coffee, cocktails and takeaways especially for Irish Coffee Day. Monday has to be the perfect day to add a little kick to your afternoon coffee, that’s what the Rooster has in mind.
NO COVER (half-price coffee, cocktails and takeaways) // 4 PM – 11 PM
51 Yongkang Lu, near Xiangyang Lu // 永康路51号， 近襄阳路
455 Shanxi Bei Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu // 陕西北路455号, 近北京西路
Australia Day @ Kakadu
At Kakadu, order from Shanghai’s biggest selection of Australian beer and wine before 6 PM and get 50% off! Then from 6 PM, enjoy Kakadu’s famous Australia Day barbecue with all your Aussie favourites while grooving to Aussie beats all night long.
148 RMB (Kids 74 RMB, free for 5 and under) // 6 PM – 10 PM
8 Jianguo Zhong Lu, near Chongqing Nan Lu // 建国中路8号， 近重庆南路
Australia Day @ Sliders
Sliders celebrates Australia Day with a 30 RMB deal on selected beers “down under”. In addition they’ve invited the pop-up gourmet hotdog guys from Dog House.
NO COVER (selected Aussie beers 30 RMB) // 11 AM – 10 PM
45 Yongkang Lu, near Jiashan Lu // 永康路45号, 近嘉善路
How to restructure an underperforming business in China @ The European Chamber of Commerce
The European Chamber of Commerce addresses problems for international business in the PRC, from increases in labor costs and the removal tax incentives to sudden alterations in the way foreign investment is treated in a particular industry. Vivian Mao, senior manager of the Business Advisory Service team at Dezan Shira & Associates, and Russell Brown, Founder and Managing Partner of LehmanBrown International Accountants, explore options that are available to foreign firms looking to restructure or close their operations in the PRC.
300 RMB (members) 600 RMB (non-members) // 2 PM – 5 PM
Shui On Plaza, 333 Huaihai Middle Road // 淮海中路333弄，瑞安广场
Gunboat Justice: how British and American judges and lawyers changed the history of China and Japan @ Jones Day
The European Chamber of Commerce gives a seminar on law in China and Japan since the Opium Wars. Historian, Douglas Clark discusses and explores the accounts of judges and lawyers, criminals and victims, offering thoughts on how the history of East Asia changed during that time. After Clark’s lecture, he will lead a short tour of the Bund and show attendees crucial landmarks that was mentioned in his book.
200 RMB (members) 400 RMB (non-members) // 2 PM – 5.30 PM
4th floor, 27 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road // 中国上海市中山东一路27号4楼
Soul Train @ The Pearl
The Pearl stages Soul Train, a classic TV Show from the funkadelic 70s. Get ready to do the Bump, Rock Steady and Electric Slide in Funky Town, bing out your bell bottoms and join the Soul Train Dance Line!
200 RMB (presale) 220 RMB (door) // 5 PM – LATE
471 Zhapu Lu, near Wujin Lu // 乍浦路471号, 近武进路
MAD Visions for 2016 & Beyond @ naked Hub
MADNESS unites creative professionals from different industries to tackle an important topic at Naked Hub. Listen to what the keynote speakers have to say, participate with the Q&A and feel free to mingle with the whole creative group after 9 PM.
100 RMB (door) RSVP ([email protected] OR (WeChat) SH-MADNESS) incl. 3 drinks & snacks // 7 PM – 11 PM
3/F, 1237 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu // 复兴中路1237号3楼, 近襄阳南路
Young Forever @ MAO Livehouse
MAO Livehouse supports the local music scene as always with a big 5 band lineup, Young Forever. The lineup features From Somewhere Else, Orange, Plastic Chocolate, Nonplus of Color and Little Monster.
50 RMB (advance) 80 RMB (door) // 8 PM – 11.30 PM
3/F, 308 Chongqing South Road, near Jiangguo Road // 黄浦区, 重庆南路308号3楼 (近建国中路)
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And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have a great week Shanghaiists!
[Banner features From Somewhere Else, playing in ‘Young Forever’ at MAO Livehouse]