Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Financial Services Conference 2016 @ The Westin Hotel
Financial services sector analysts lecture Shanghai on market reforms at The Westin Hotel. The Chinese economy has seen several shocks over the past year so the European Chamber of Commerce shares its vision of the path forward for capital market growth in China.
500 RMB (members) 1000 RMB (non-members) // 8.30 AM – 1 PM
Topaz Room, 3/F, Bund Centre, 88 Middle Henan Road, near Guangdong Lu // 河南中路88号, 近广东路, 外滩中心, 威斯汀大饭店
Flamingo Cinema: The Name of the Rose @ Flamingo
Sean Connery, the greatest-ever 007, stars in ‘The Name of the Rose’ (1986) at Flamingo Cinema. Flamingo screens the vintage film in memory of Italian philosopher Umberto Eco.
FREE ENTRY (Free beer in exchange for scanning the Flamingo QR-code) // 6.30 PM
7/F, Bldg 11, 207 Mengzi Road, near Xietu Road // 蒙自路207号11号楼7楼, 近斜土路
King and Country @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
The British Royal Shakespeare Company tours its new production of Henry IV, ‘King and Country’, to Shanghai Grand Theatre. This play chronicles the 400th year of Shakespeare’s life after death, has seen rave reviews from the national press, and although David Tenant won’t be starring in the Shanghai production we have Olivier Award winning actor Antony Sher instead.
880 RMB // 7.15 PM
300 Renmin Da Dao, near Huangpi Bei Lu // 人民大道300号, 近黄陂北路
Qi-Pow! The Love Boat @ The Pearl
The Love Boat is touted as the sexiest, cheekiest and most-exciting cabaret adventure this side of the Pacific, all weekend at The Pearl. Look forward to burlesque and cabaret featuring acrobats, fire spinners, magicians, and shimmy-shakers, hosted by Shanghai Comedy Club’s Barney Rivera.
100 RMB (advance) 150 RMB (door) // 9 PM (Feb 25 – 27)
471 Zhapu Road, near Wujin Road // 乍浦路471号, 近武进路
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[Featuring King and Country @ Shanghai Grand Theatre]