Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Linguistic Pavilion @ Minsheng Art Museum
Minsheng Art Museum exhibits Linguistic Pavilion, 13 artists’ takes on the relationship between Chinese language and art. Their works follow the discourse between ancient pictographic forms of Chinese writing and present logocentric culture.
20 RMB // 10 AM – 6 PM
Building F, 570 West Huaihai Road, near Hongqiao Road // 淮海西路570号 F座
Nonsense Machine @ Ming Contemporary Art Museum
Ming Contemporary Art Museum exhibits DIY Technologist Maywa Denki’s first solo show in Shanghai, Nonsense Machine. Denki’s largest ever exhibition, it isn’t just a retrospective of the past 22 years, new works feature from the series of NAKI, EDELWEISS and VOICE MECHANICS.
FREE ENTRY // 10 AM – 6 PM
436 East Yonghe Road, near Pingxingguan Road // 永和东路436号, 近平型关路
Zheng Haozhong ‘Lee Cha’ @ BANK Gallery
Artist from Shandong, Lee Haozhong exhibits paintings of his (possibly imaginary) friend Lee Cha at BANK Gallery. The show features all kinds of artwork from painting to video, unmasking the life of an artist.
FREE ENTRY // 10.30 AM – 6.30 PM
1/F, 59 Xianggang Road, near Sichuan Road // 香港路59号1楼, 近四川路
Community of Celibates @ Shanghai Gallery of Art
Community of Celibates is a group exhibition exploring themes from the erotic to the absurd. If you’re on the Bund and you have some time to kill there’s lots of artwork to see at at Shanghai Gallery of Art.
FREE ENTRY // 11 AM – 7 PM
3/F, 3 East Zhongshan 1 Road, near Guangdong Road // 中山东一路3号3楼, 近广东路
Blue Plate Sunday Dinner @ Liquid Laundry
The Liquid Laundry premieres its Southern-style Blue Plate Sunday Dinner, from 6 PM at 300 RMB per person. Feast on the classics, Dixie southern fried chicken, Bourbon BBQ glazed baby back ribs, loads of sides, devilish desserts and free flow Contender pale ale. Look out for the flash sale on Bon App (limited to 25 seats), where they’re giving away this amazing deal for just 150 RMB!
300 RMB/person // 6 PM – 10 PM
Kwah Centre, 1028 Middle Huaihai Road, J-Sense, 2/F, near Donghu Lu // 淮海中路1028号嘉华坊2楼, 近东湖路
Standup Comedy Open Mic @ Kung Fu Komedy Club
Paul Johnson hosts the ever popular Standup Comedy Open Mic with free entry from 7 PM. If there’s something tickling you about the whole occasion and you want to help your fellow singletons see the funny-side then signup for a 5-minute slot in the Kung Fu Komedy spotlight, make sure you register at least 1-day in advance.
FREE ENTRY // 7 PM
4F, 1 Xiangyang North Road, near Julu Road, Luwan district // 卢湾区襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Talvekoidik @ Yuyintang
German electronic band, Talvekoidik party at Yuyintang tonight from 9 PM ’til late. Led by Kai Hahnewald, the band produces neoclassical and industrial music with a cinematic feel.
50 RMB (door) // 9 PM – 11 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yenan Road // 凯旋路851号, 育音堂, 近延安西路
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[Featuring Community of Celibates @ Shanghai Gallery of Art]