Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
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
NEC Networking @ Balini & Bali Bistro
Cram into Balini & Bali Bistro for a shin-dig packed with over 200 local business professionals, organised by Networking Events Club. Mingle and schmooze with 3 hours of free flow soft drinks and Indonesian canapés, plus a chance to win big in the business card raffle.
180 RMB (door) incl. 1 complimentary wine/beer/spirit+mixer // 7.30 PM – 9.30 PM
75 Wanhangdu Road, near West Beijing Road // 万航渡路75号, 近北京西路
Wireless Transfer Modle Workshop @ XinCheJian
The DIY technologists at XinCheJian offer a workshop to help you understand wireless modle transmission. Presentations from the experts begin at 9 AM in the morning then the practical workshop starts at 1 PM, book your spot as attendance is limited to 20 people.
150 RMB (members) 200 RMB (non-members) // 9 AM – 5 PM
Building 3, Floor 1, 28 Yuyuan Road // 愚园东路28号3号楼1层
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
Drawing Shanghai @ Hongkou Postal Museum
The Drawing Shanghai group meets up at Hongkou Postal Museum with their charcoal and sketchbooks. Capture the architectural moment in Shanghai and don’t forget to bring a foldable seat otherwise you’ll be standing for a while.
NO COVER // 10 AM
395 Tiantong Road, near North Sichuan Road // 天潼路395号, 近四川北路
Fox Capture Plan & Super Collider @ Yuyintang
80 RMB (presale) 120 RMB (door) // 6 PM – 7.30 PM
40 RMB (presale) 60 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM – 11.30 PM
Japanese band ‘Fox Capture Plan’, who produce animation movie soundtracks, play a daytime gig at Yuyintang. Later in the evening, Japanese-style Emo/Power-punk/Nu-metal band ‘Super Collider’ tear it up on stage.
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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[Featuring Fox Capture Plan @ Yuyintang]