Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Eimear McBride: A Girl is a Half-formed Thing @ Glam, M on the Bund
Thanks to Shanghai International Literary Week and the Irish Consulate, writer Eimear McBride talks at Glam in M on the Bund. Hear about her first book ‘A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing’, the story of a young woman and the complex relationship within her family.
75 RMB incl. 1 drink (adult) 35 RMB incl. 1 soft drink (student/children) // 6 PM
Floor 7, 5 on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Road // 广东路20号, 外滩5号7楼
SCAA Quiz Night @ The Apartment
Get your cogs whirring with a dog-friendly quiz for Second Chance Animal Aid at the Apartment, all proceeds go to the Shanghai charity. Take advantage of an extended happy hour until 9 PM, plus have the chance of winning 2 nights stay at the Park Hyatt Changbaishan, an iPad Mini and more.
Contact SCAA to enter a team with up to 6 people, email [email protected]
100 RMB incl. 1 drink & raffle ticket // 7.30 PM
Floor 3, 47 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路47号3楼, 近复兴西路
Lizhi 2016 China Tour @ MAO Livehouse
Nanjng-based folk music singer-songwriter, Li Zhi plays two huge nights at MAO Livehouse. Inspired by Pink Floyd, Li bought his first guitar in 1997, find out more about him at his website.
300 RMB (door) // 8 PM (Mar 23 – 24)
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road, near Middle Jianguo Road // 重庆南路308号3楼, 近建国中路
The People’s Republic of Comedy @ Kung Fu Komedy
Kung Fu Komedy takes a night off from its Comedy Festival competition heats to bring you The People’s Republic of Comedy. Turning audience suggestions into fits of laughter, comic improvisers Christopher Brantley and John Everett are joined by KFK regulars Joe Schaefer, Audrey Murray and Storm Xu.
50 RMB // 9 PM
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Kitsuné Club Night Parisien Tour @ Le Baron
The Kitsuné Parisien Tour wheels into Shanghai for an exclusive club night at Le Baron. London raver and Continental records poster boy, Jerry Bouthier promises to keep you boogying into the oui hours of the morning.
NO COVER // 11 PM
Floor 7, 20 Donghu Road, near Huaihai Road // 东湖路20号7楼， 近淮海中路
LGBT Professionals “Coming Out” Mixer @ JW Marriott Hotel
WorkForLGBT hosts a networking mixer on the 40th floor of the Marriott Hotel in Jingan. Hear speeches from pioneering business people who advocate gay rights and sip on beers, wines and cocktails for just 40 RMB per glass.
RSVP (FREE – follow WorkForLGBT on WeChat) 50 RMB (door) // 6 PM – 10 PM
JW Lounge bar, Floor 40, 399 West Nanjing Road, near North Huangpi Road // 明天广场 JW 万豪酒店, 南京西路399号40楼, 近黄陂北路
If you have an event that you don’t see listed here, please email [email protected]
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have a great week Shanghaiists!
[Featuring Lizhi 2016 China Tour @ MAO Livehouse]