Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Graffiti Art Show ‘Rong He’ @ Eight Art Hotel
Eight Art Hotel exhibits the work of 4 prominent Shanghai-based graffiti artists, Omacke, More, Taye and Dezio. Get an insight into their lives at the opening party, starting from 6 PM, and check out their stuff.
50 RMB // 6 PM – 10 PM
7 East Yan’an Road, near South Sichuan Road // 延安东路7号, 近四川南路
English-Mandarin Language Exchange @ Gala City
Language Exchange Shanghai hosts a Mandarin-English group at Gala City. Don’t be bored and alone, go make friends and practice your language skills with native speakers, and all free of charge.
NO COVER // 6.30 PM
2/F, Rm.221, 18 Xizang Middle Road // 黄浦区西藏中路18号
ARTDES Creative Networking @ Sisters
Share your ideas with the creative crowd at ARTDES and get inspired by architects and designers hosting the event. Listen to architect and jewellery designer Asmus Ziegler, along with photographer Yolanda Vom Hagen, speak about professional creativity in design industries.
NO COVER // 7.30 PM
Rm B102, Lane 259 Jiashan Road, near West Jianguo Road // 嘉善路259弄旁嘉善老市内B102, 近建国西路
Split Works: Metz @ Yuyintang
Split Works presents Canadian grunge-rock band Metz, all noise and destruction at Yuyintang. Vent your fury and mosh the hell out, supporting band Schoolgirl Byebye go on stage at 9 PM.
100 RMB (presale) 120 RMB (door) // 9 PM – 11.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Popasuda @ Dada
POPASUDA returns to DADA Shanghai for more global bass bangers, tropical sounds, and international beats. DJ Skinny Brown takes the decks bringing you Bass from across Africa, Brazil, Latin America, and India, along with custom-made reggae and dancehall. A rare chance to hear the origins of reggae’s most classic sounds and riddims, listen here.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Jobo, Alecs Marta & Charp @ Lola
DJs Jobo, Alecs Marta and Charp spin tracks from 10 PM at Lola. Entry is free until 1 AM for guys and 2 AM for girls, then it’s 100 RMB including 1 drink.
NO COVER (Guys 100 RMB after 1 AM incl. 1 drink, Girls 100 RMB incl. 1 drink after 2 AM) // 10 PM
46 Yueyang Road, near Dongping Road // 岳阳路46号, 近东平路
Synesthesia @ The Mansion
Synesthesia recreates those Indian trance music beach party vibes from Goa at The Mansion. Psytrance and sheer trippiness takes over the basement party, it’s gonna be psychedelic man!
100 RMB incl. 5 drinks // 10 PM – 8 AM
Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Road, near West Yan’an Road // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
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[Featuring Metz @ Yuyintang]