Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Spring Fair @ Britannica International School
Community food retailers, Kate & Kimi welcome friends, family and foodies to the Spring Fair at Britannica International School. Go green and get a taste for organic, wholesome food as well as waffles, cookies, ice cream and all the healthy comforts Shanghai has to offer.
RSVP ([email protected]) // 11 AM – 1 PM
1988 Gubei Road, near Wuzhong Road // 古北路1988近吴中路
The Snow Queen @ Anken Green Rooftop
Theatre Anon stages the chilling yet thrilling story of Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Snow Queen’ at Anken Green. This is the show’s second run after Christmas and new year, a great experience for young children and parents alike. If you can’t make Friday night there are more shows on Saturday and Sunday, including matinees, at 11 AM, 3 PM and 6 PM.
120 RMB (kids) 180 RMB (adults) // 8 PM
668 Huai An Road, near West Suzhou Road // 淮安路668号, 近西苏州路
The Extraordinary – M – @ QSW Culture Centre
French rockstar Matthieu Chedid, better known as ‘M’, smashes Shanghai for a second time at QSW Culture Centre. Experience his new material along with special guests, the show kicks off at 8.30 PM.
280 RMB (presale) 380 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
179 Yichang Road, near Jiangning Road // 宜昌路179号， 近江宁路
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
Spanish Tapas Brunch @ Azul
Try the award-winning Spanish tapas brunch at Azul available every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday. Select from a wide variety of breakfast platters, salads, sandwiches, ceviches, Argentinian steaks and more.
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158 RMB (2-courses) 178 RMB (3-courses)
378 Wukang Road, Ferguson Lane, Floor 8, near Tai’an Road // 武康路378号武康亭8楼, 近泰安路
Barcamp @ Pugongying
Tech nerds’ showcase, Barcamp gives everyone the chance to present their ideas, expertise and unleash innovation upon Shanghai. At a new venue in Jingan, Pugongying, beginning from 10 AM you can sign up for a 30 minute slot to talk about whatever it is that fascinates you from robotics to state-of-the-art toasters.
NO COVER (Follow TECHYIZU on WeChat) // 10 AM – 5 PM
Floor 7, 458 Wuding Road, near Jiangning Road // 武定路458号7层, 洪安大夏
NYU FUSION Music Festival @ NYU Shanghai
New York University in Shanghai holds its first ever FUSION music festival at the Pudong Century Avenue campus. Buy tickets from the StudentLife booth at NYU and look forward to a day of fun, food, drinks and music, with the chance to win prizes from Skullcandy and SHFT events tickets.
10 RMB (presale) 20 RMB (door) // 1 PM – 9.30 PM
1555 Century Avenue, near Xiangcheng Road // 世纪大道1555号, 上海纽约大学
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
A Brighter Day @ Claude Chabrol Cafe
Today the hip, antique Claude Chabrol Cafe screens Taiwanese film ‘A Brighter Summer Day’ (1991) by Edward Yang. Another gritty, true story from the director of ‘Yi Yi’ (2000) and ‘The Terrorizers’ (1986), but remember the Claude Chabrol Cafe is renowned for classic, cult films not coffee.
30 RMB // 2 PM – 6 PM
Jingan Biexu no. 93, 1025 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1025弄, 静安别墅93号
Der Chinese @ Xujiahui baseCo
CSL-Shanghai theatre company stages Der Chinese or “The Chinese” at Xujiahui baseCo. Set in a German utopia, Chinese investigate the reasons behind Germany’s success, perhaps they should have attended the lecture by German President Joachim Gauck at Tongji University. You can also catch the show at Theatre in Tianzifang on Friday and Saturday starting at 8 PM!
RSVP (100 RMB donations) // 2 PM
Floor 22, 45 North Caoxi Road // 漕溪北路45号, 22楼
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
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[Featuring Matthieu Chedid, The Extraordinary – M – @ QSW Culture Centre]