Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Utopias and Heterotopias @ Wuzhen
Wuzhen town transforms into the international exhibition of contemporary art until June 26. Take a bus from Shanghai South Railway station to reach Wuzhen town, should cost 49 RMB and take around two hours.
NO COVER // 9 AM – 8 PM (Mar 28 – June 26)
Wuzhen ancient water town // 乌镇
Start Something That Matters @ Haworth Organic Space
The founder of ‘Toms’ shoes Blake Mycoskie launches his new book ‘Start Something That Matters’ at Haworth Organic Space. Green Initiatives invites us to a Q&A with the charity guru, plus it offers drinks and nibbles.
NO COVER (RSVP) // 6.30 PM
Jingan Kerry Center Tower 1, Floor 32, 1515 West Nanjing Road // 嘉里中心1号楼32楼, 南京西路1515号
I ♥ Board games @ I Love Shanghai
Board game lovers assemble to roll some dice and have a drink at I Love Shanghai in Huangpu. More than just Monopoly, there’s Puerto Rico, Ticket to ride, Takenoko, King of Tokyo, Resistance, Pandemic, Mission Red Planet, Dominion and Catan.
NO COVER // 7.30 PM – LATE
Building 1, Lane 248 Taikang Road, near Sinan Road // 泰康路248弄田子坊内1号后门, 近思南路
Bipolar Records: Little Monster @ Yuyintang
Little Monster headlines for Bipolar Records’ label night at Yuyintang, with support from The Other, Ugly Girls, Second River and special guests. Gruesome duo, Little Monster are toted as the Sonic Youth of 21st century Shanghai.
30 RMB (door) // 9 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Rock Scissors Paper @ Lyceum Theatre
Original Chinese musical, Rock Scissors Paper premieres at the Lyceum Theatre. The show is directed by RobertVicencio and co-produced with Mohan Huang, with music by Thomas Schönberg, Gete, Longan, and an all-Chinese cast of actors. If you are learning Mandarin Chinese, already fluent, or you’re just manic about musicals then don’t miss out!
50 RMB – 580 RMB // 7.30 PM (Apr 8 – 14)
57 South Maoming Road, near Changle Road // 茂名南路57号, 近长乐路
Run in Blue for Autism @ Yichuan Middle School
Run in Blue to change the lives of families with autistic children, the 5km track starts at Yichuan Middle School, organised by Shanghai Rotaract. Signup quickly for special early bird rates, 100 RMB for students and 140 RMB for adults, the signup fee includes food and the t-shirt! Add Chewie138 on WeChat to register in English, or AmyLiuMin for Mandarin Chinese.
150 RMB (student) 200 RMB (adult) // 9 AM – 3 PM
101 Huayin Road, near Luochuan Road // 华阴路101号, 近洛川路
Spring Bazaar @ Bubbly Nation
Made in Shanghai brings independent food vendors and craftsmen together for a Spring Bazaar at Bubbly Nation. Fun for the family and anyone who likes wine, BBQ, jewellery, foie gras and lots of little treasures.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 7 PM
Tongle Place, 537 Haifang Road, near Xikang Road // 同乐坊, 海防路537号, 近西康路
And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
Have a great week Shanghaiists!
[Featuring Little Monster in Bipolar Records @ Yuyintang]