Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival @ Nanhui Peach Garden
The Sakura Festival is already underway at Gucun Park, now it’s the Peach Blossom Festival at Nanhui Peach Garden. Spring is finally here! Snap some pretty, oriental-looking photos and pretend you’re at The Monkey King’s home mountain.
35 RMB // 10 AM – 4 PM
888 Zhaoqiao Chunchai Chang, Datuan Town, Pudong District // 浦东新区, 镇赵桥村柴场888号, 南汇大团桃园
Pot Life: Tea Box exhibition @ Cans Tea & Book House
In M50 Art district, Cans Tea & Book House exhibits beautiful antique tea boxes for its reopening party after 2 months closure during renovations. Tea boxes are traditional Chinese and Japanese tableware used to store tea leaves, and with ornate designs plus plenty of history, they’re very interesting exhibition pieces.
NO COVER // 3 PM (Mar 24 – Apr 5)
50 Moganshan Road, Building 3, Room 105-2 // 莫干山路五十號三號樓105-2 罐子書屋
Film: Sedmikrásky @ Claude Chabrol Cafe
Watch Russian film Sedmikrásky (1966), also known as ‘Daisies’ in English, at Claude Chabrol Cafe. Situated in a lane house just off Nanjing Road, the coffee shop screens amazing and obscure art films on a daily basis, but bare in mind the coffee isn’t anything to write home about.
30 RMB // 7.30 PM – 9.30 PM
Jingan Biexu no. 93, 1025 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1025弄, 静安别墅93号
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
Batman Vs. Superman private screening @ IMAX, IAPM Mall
Be one of the first in Shanghai to see Batman Vs. Superman in 3D at a private IAPM Mall IMAX screening. Get invites you to a pre-party at Liquid Laundry starting from 9 PM with drinks specials, then the party moves into the IAPM Mall at 11.50 PM for the film.
170 RMB // 9 PM – 2 AM (FILM STARTS 11.50 PM)
Liquid Laundry, KWah Centre, Floor 2, 1028 Middle Huaihai Road, near Donghu Road // 淮海中路1028号, 嘉华房2/F, 近东湖路
Reka @ The Shelter
Vinyl-DJ Reka pounds out his Berlin techno-beats at The Shelter with support from Unjin and Jackie from 10 PM. Reka is a resident artist of Tresor and a Red Bull Academy graduate so we’ve got a lot to live up to tonight.
NO COVER // 10 PM – LATE
Basement, 5 Yongfu Road, near West Fuxing Road // 永福路5号 近复兴西路
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[Featuring Jackie from Tresor Berlin, Reka @ The Shelter]