Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Sacred Art: Fosters of Praise @ Studio White Art Gallery
Studio White exhibits a collection of Byzantine icons, curated by Monica Calin. The exhibition comprises 14 traditional byzantine works of art that pay homage to The Mother of God and The Baby.
FREE ENTRY // 3 PM
3-4/F, 71 Suzhou West Road (87 Moganshan Road), near Haifang Road // 西苏州路71号3-4层, 近海防路
Urban Aphrodite: Hamlet @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
Urban Aphrodite stages its newest punk-styled Shakespearean drama, Hamlet at the Shanghai Grand Theatre. The chilling tragedy of the Prince of Denmark, haunted by the ghost of his father Hamlet is coaxed into revenging his father’s murder at the hands of his uncle, the new king.
200 RMB // 7 PM (Saturday & Sunday)
300 Renmin Avenue, near North Huangpi Road // 人民大道300号近黄陂北路
Russell Peters ‘Almost Famous’ @ Shanghai Centre Theatre
World-famous Canadian comic, Russell Peters arrives in Shanghai with his ‘Almost Famous’ tour for what should be a sold out show. Expect to hear a lot about Peters’ roots in Bombay and get ready to laugh out loud.
680 RMB – 1280 RMB // 8 PM
1376 West Nanjing Road, near Xikang Road // 南京西路1376号近西康路
Standup Comedy Spotlight: Drew Fralick @ Kung Fu Komedy
Drew Fralick pirouettes into the Standup Comedy Spotlight at Kung Fu Komedy, hosted by the club chieftain Andy Curtain. Starting from 8.45 PM, Chris Baker and Mohammed Magdi tickle your funny bones before handing the mic over to Fralick, winner of the 2015 Hong Kong Comedy Competition.
50 RMB (presale) 70 RMB (door) // 8.45 PM
4/F, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Winter Lollipop @ Yuyintang
Free lollipops at Yuyintang! Plus 4 bands live on stage including the “Guangzhou TF boys”. If you won’t go for the lollipops then go for a laugh with the mock-TF boys, supporting bands Undress for Success, Little Monster and Red Socks start from 9.30 PM.
60 RMB // 9.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 育音堂, 近延安西路口
Synth Crush @ Dada
Dada celebrates the birth of the synthesiser once more with DJs Illsee, Velvet Robot and Ludvic Orlando. Prepare to relive 40 years of electronic music in one night, electro, industrial, techno, synth pop, cold wave, & dark disco.
FREE ENTRY // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号，近法华镇路
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[Featuring Russell Peters @ Shanghai Centre Theatre]