Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
The Beauty of Kunqu Opera @ Secret Shanghai location
Shanghai Pathways unveils the beauty of Kunqu Opera through a workshop class from expert Zhang Ting. Unlike the bangs and crashes of Peking Opera music, Kunqu is soft and elegant, but in order to discover its “beauty” we outsiders still have much more to learn about the art form.
300 RMB (Join the Meetup group to find out the secret meeting point) // 12 PM – 2 PM
Super Attractive Ghetto Blaster @ The CUT
Super Attractive Ghetto Blaster hits back with a bang after the Spring Festival break, warming up with an Afterwork shin-dig at The CUT. The restaurant promises a wicked new tapas menu from its brand new chef, happy hour from 5 PM to 10 PM, plus DJs Soic Miterne and P-A on the decks from 7 PM.
NO COVER // 6 PM – 1 AM
IAPM Mall, 6/F, 999 Middle Huaihai Road, near Shanxi Road // 淮海中路999弄, 近陕西路, 6楼, 环贸
Revolution Film Screening & Networking Mixer @ naked Hub
Creative hotspot, the naked Hub screens Rob Stewart’s awe-inspiring wildlife documentary film ‘Revolution’. Stewart is a devout conservationist, and naked Hub hopes that it can bring more people into the movement by organising a networking mixer so that we can discuss our ideas of how to create a greener world.
120 RMB (advance) 160 RMB (door) incl. food, free flow beer and soft drinks // 6.30 PM – 9.30 PM
3F, 1237 Middle Fuxing Road, near South Xiangyang Road // 复兴中路1237号, 3楼, 近襄阳南路
Fuel: Green Drinks Film Screening @ Haworth Organic Space
Green Initiatives screens ‘Fuel’ (2008), an award-winning documentary film by Josh Tickell, at Haworth Organic Space. The Green Drinks event tackles the issue of modernity’s dependence on oil and the organisers provide snacks, beverages and wine.
50 RMB (RSVP) 20 RMB (students RSVP) 70 RMB (door) incl. snacks, beverages and wine // 7 PM – 9 PM
Jingan Kerry Centre Tower 1, 32/F, 1515 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1515号, 32层, 静安嘉里中心一号楼
Open Mic Comedy @ The Cuckoo’s Nest
The curtains draw open on Shanghai’s newest open mic comedy night at the Cuckoo’s Nest. The English pub promises no less than the cream of our city’s standup comedy talent.
NO COVER // 9 PM
1163 North Shanxi Road, near Anyuan road // 陕西北路1163号, 近安远路
Busy P @ Le Baron
Former Daft Punk manager, the one and only Busy P cracks out his vinyl-LP collection at Le Baron. Expect quite a crowd for his very first gig in Shanghai and pay your respects to a god of French dance music.
NO COVER // 10 PM – LATE
7F, 20 Donghu Road, near Huaihai Road // 东湖路20号7楼， 近淮海中路
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[Featuring Busy P @ Le Baron]