Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Brew Master Dinner @ The Bull & Claw
Down the hatchet with Baird Beer’s brewmaster John Chesen, sampling 7 of his best pints, and dine on a 4-course menu specially paired with the brews at The Bull & Claw. Be the first in China to sample Baird Beer and enjoy your dinner at, what is rumoured to be, footballer Christiano Ronaldo’s favourite Shanghai restaurant.
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Book a table online with Chope.
420 RMB/person (Baird Beers 35 RMB/pint) // 5 PM – LATE
466 Xikang Lu, near Kangding Lu // 西康路466号, 近康定路
Shanghai Lacrosse League Signup @ Big Bamboo
Lacrosse players, signup to join a team in the Shanghai Lacrosse League, tonight at Big Bamboo. Get to the bar before 9 PM to signup for a men’s or women’s team, then captains pick the squads.
1200 RMB (men’s signup fee) 1000 RMB (women’s signup fee) // 7 PM – 10 PM
132 Nanyang Road, near Tongren Road // 南阳路132号, 近铜仁路
Shanghai Literary Imaginings: A City in Transformation @ Cafe Sambal
NYU academic, Lena Scheen discusses Shanghai Literary Imaginings at Cafe Sambal. Join Scheen for dinner and Q&A, Shanghai’s urban transformation and the psychological state of its residents is the theme of her latest book.
RSVP // 7 PM – 10 PM
Jiashan Market, Block A, No 37, 259 Jiashan Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu // 嘉善路259弄37号A栋, 近建国西路
First Cellars Fight Night @ naked Hub
Come taste wines from USA and France, then vote for which wines YOU think are the best! The wines that get the most points win each “battle”, then whichever country has the most points at the end of the night will be crowned the champion!
140 RMB (advance) 190 RMB (door) // 7.30 PM – 9.30 PM
3/F, 1237 Middle Fuxing Road, near South Xiangyang Road // 复兴中路1237号3楼, 近襄阳南路
China Restaurant Week
Restaurants compete for titles such as ‘Best Restaurant’, ‘Most Popular’ or ‘Best Newcomer’ and over 100,000 diners across China will be joining in! Don’t wait around to make your booking as restaurants fill up quick, the 10-day event starts TODAY!
Ladyfest: Evolution @ Yuyintang
Ladyfest returns for another 2-day celebration of women and equality, starting tonight at Yuyintang. The theme this year is “Evolution” of womanhood, feminism, sexuality, gender, contribution and communication, and the party carries on this Saturday at Basement 6 and Dada. The organisers encourage participants to fill in this survey.
50 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM – 11.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yan’an Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路口
Rewriting Beyond Reality @ Art+ Gallery
Art+ welcomes spring with a new exhibition, ‘Rewriting Beyond Reality’ featuring paintings by Lin Weixiang and sculptures by Hu Ke. Joining the fantastical realms of Lin Weixiang’s highly detailed paintings and Hu Ke’s distinctive, lonely sculptures, ‘Rewriting Beyond Reality’ unfolds the multiple layers of reality and one’s perception of it, capturing the moments of self-doubt, unsettled feelings, and stifled expression in the individual.
FREE ENTRY // 3 PM – 7 PM (public opening, exhibition open until April 21)
191 South Suzhou Road, near Middle Sichuan Road // 南苏州路191号, 近四川中路
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And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have a great week Shanghaiists!
[Featuring girlband ‘Must Be Red’ in Ladyfest: Evolution @ Yuyintang]