Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Heart2Heart Charity Run @ YUZ Museum
Get up early this weekend and run along the West Bund for charity starting at the YUZ Museum. All donations go to the Heart2Heart foundation helping to educate children in the PRC, plus you get fit at the same time so it’s not completely selfless.
DONATIONS // 9 AM
35 Fenggu Road, near Longteng Avenue // 龙腾大道丰谷路35号, 余德耀美术馆
Chen Nong: A Play in a Play @ Ofoto Gallery
Ofoto Gallery opens a new exhibition of photography by Chen Nong, A Play in a Play. Be the first one to see Nong’s works and enjoy a glass of wine at the opening, which starts at 4 PM and ends at 6 PM.
NO COVER // 4 PM – 6 PM
Floor 2, Building 13, 50 Moganshan Road // 莫干山路50号, 13号, 楼2楼
Fur Free Fashion Gala @ Grand Hyatt Shanghai
Support the International Fur Free Fashion NPO and experience some cutting-edge green fashion at the Grand Hyatt hotel. Mainly for celebrities and corporations, the seat-price is pretty steep, but if you are that kind of VIP then go support the cause.
800 RMB – 2000 RMB // 6 PM – 11 PM
Jin Mao Tower, 53-87/F, 88 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Road // 世纪大道88号, 金茂大厦53-87楼, 近东泰路
Musicomix Medicine Show @ Basement 6
‘The Auroratones’ and song maker/ink spiller, Ivan Klipstein gets arty with music and comic visuals at Basement 6. This multi-faceted artist recently released two EPs “I Wanted To Call Out” and “Winter Is Coming” and he’s working on the visuals at this very moment!
NO COVER // 8 PM
115 Pingwu Road, near Xingfu Road // 平武路115号, 近幸福路
Split Works: Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ QSW Culture Centre
Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the post-rock shoe-gazers from Canada, play at QSW Culture Centre. Split Works presents another sell-out gig for an audience desperate to hear the newest noise from the band’s 2015 album ‘Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress’.
280 RMB (presale) 360 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
179 Yichang Road, near Jiangning Road // 宜昌路179号, 近江宁路
Kalmah @ MAO Livehouse
Finnish death metal rock-gods, Kalmah storm into MAO Livehouse to incite rage and destruction across Shanghai. Check out this message from Kalmah to China:
180 RMB // 8.30 PM
Floor 3, 308 South Chonqing Road // 重庆南路308号, 3楼
Paskura @ Yuyintang
Russian instrumental rock-art band, Paskura blast out their new album ‘Myriad Eyes’ at Yuyintang. The band’s tour has taken them to Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, and tonight Shanghai before they finish in Beijing.
60 RMB (door) // 9 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Hot Pot Beats @ The Mansion
The Mansion Records holds it’s first album release party for ‘Hot Pot Beats’ and they’re giving away 500 free CDs! Everyone is excited to see where The Mansion will go next and tonight is our chance to find out.
100 RMB incl. 5 drinks // 10 PM
Dynasty Villa – B18, 851 Hongjing Road, near West Yan’an Road // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
Shackup @ The Shelter
Beijing’s legendary bearded DJ, Shackup headlines at The Shelter with support from Howell and Swimful. If you’re as wowed as we are by the event poster then you’ll agree it’s one you shouldn’t give a miss.
40 RMB // 10 PM
5 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路5号, 近复兴西路
STD: Bromance tour @ Arkham
Bromance terrorises the dance floor once more at Arkham, showcasing five of its most prominent DJs. GENER8ION, Sam Tiba, Guillaume Berg, MYD and Kiri play banger after banger from 10 PM.
100 RMB (Scan QR-code on door) // 10 PM
1 Wulumuqi Road, near Hengshan Road // 乌鲁木齐路1号, 近衡山路
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And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
[Featuring Kalmah @ MAO Livehouse]