Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
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
Weekend Collective @ BaseCo
Look out for food from GumGum at BaseCo today, plus loads more hip Shanghai startups flogging their produce! The Weekend Collective market sells craft, jewellery, clothing, wine, stationary and more.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 5 PM
322 Anfu Road, near Wukang Road // 安福路322号, 近武康路
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
Jean-François Lépine: Canada’s Leading Journalist on China @ M on the Bund
Renowned sinologist Jean-François Lépine speaks in the International Literary Festival at M on the Bund. The day kicks off with Francesco Sisci at 11 AM, Eleanor Goodman at 1 PM and ends with Qiu Xiaolong at 5 PM, click here to see the full programme.
75 RMB incl. 1 drink (adults) 35 RMB incl. 1 soft drink (child/student) // 3 PM
Floor 7, 5 on the Bund, 20 Guangdong Road // 广东路20号, 外滩5号7楼
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
Comedy Festival: Preliminary 3 @ Kung Fu Komedy
The tension mounts at Kung Fu Komedy as 3rd round of the China International Comedy Festival competition commences. Tonight, comics from Switzerland, USA, Canada, Ireland and Beijing face-up against not only the judges, but the infamous red light too.
50 RMB (presale) 70 RMB (door) // 8.45 PM
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Velvet Robot: Love Alive @ Craft
Velvet Robot gets the dance floor swinging tonight at Craft vodka bar with Love Alive. Try the absinthe cocktails, no one pours a harder liquor than Craft.
NO COVER // 10 PM
7 Donghu Road, near Huaihai Road // 东湖路7号, 近淮海路
STD Presents LAPALUX @ Arkham
STD wheels in a monster of downtempo hiphop into Arkham, Lapalux from the record label of Tokimonsta and Flying Lotus. Look forward to a night of uber-sweet synth sounds, broken beats and detached melodies.
80 RMB (scan the QR-code) // 10 PM
1 Wulumuqi Road, near Hengshan Road // 乌鲁木齐路1号, 近衡山路
Mansion Fightclub @ The Mansion
The battle begins at The Mansion with a DJ stand-off and a war of bass. Co-motion Crew Mau Mau & MIIIA are but one of nine DJ teams brawling tonight, also Thomas Futoso, Tommy Hendriks and Rainbow High.
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
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And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
[Featuring Stuart Howard, STD Presents LAPALUX @ Arkham]