Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Formula One Grand Prix @ Shanghai International Circuit
The third race of the F1 Grand Prix season takes place at Shanghai International Circuit, bringing all the motor heads and speed demons out of hiding to get a whiff of oil and sweat. Nico Rosberg zooms in, looking for another win after the Australian and Bahrain Grand Prix, plus you can ogle at the pit girls and last year someone from the audience jumped the fence onto the track. If you’re as quick as Rosberg you might still get a ticket!
380 RMB // 12 PM – LATE
2000 Yining Road, Jiading // 上海国际赛车场, 伊宁路2000号, 嘉定
China Sexpo @ Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center
The China Adult-care (Sex Toys) Expo gets down to business at the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center from today, featuring AV stars and droves of ogling blokes with cameras. Probably not the most private place to go shopping for a new play thing, but it might expand your horizons and give you a glimpse of what’s out there!
80 RMB (advance) 100 RMB (door) // 9 AM – 5 PM (Thurs – Sun)
2739 Guangfu Xi Lu, near Zhongjiang Lu // 光复西路2739号, 近中江路
Mifan Mama Charity Afternoon Tea @ Hakkasan
Support children in Pingdingshan, Henan province, with Mifan Mama at Hakkasan. Take the whole family, there’s a kids playing area and adults can participate in the silent auction whilst having a nibble and a natter around friends.
88 RMB // 2.30 PM – 5 PM
The Bund, Floor 5, 18 East Zhongshan 1 Road, near East Nanjing Road // 中山东一路18号5楼, 外滩, 近南京东路
NEC: Exclusive Yacht Networking @ Yacht Club
Networking Events Club hosts its first ever Shanghai social networking & business expo on the yacht. Setting off from the Yacht Club, the boat cruises across the Huangpu river with views of the Bund and the famous Shanghai skyline.
210 RMB (RSVP) // 6 PM – 11 PM
4298 Bingjiang da dao (Dongchang Road MRT station exit 4) // 滨江大道4298号 (东昌路地铁站 4号口出, 近浦东南路)
Spring Theatre Gathering: Rhinoceros in Love @ Wuzhen Grand Theater
The Spring Theater Festival kicks off with ‘Rhinoceros in Love’ by Meng Jinghui at Wuzhen Grand Theater. Catch a train over to Wuzhen for the chance to see number of plays between now and the end of May, plus the town is decked out for a fine art festival too.
50 RMB – 480 RMB // 7.30 PM (April 15 – 17)
Wuzhen Grand Theater // 桐乡市乌镇西栅景区内, 乌镇大剧院
Zainab Johnson @ Kung Fu Komedy
Kung Fu Komedy announces its first ever international female headliner, Zainab Johnson! She’s a semi-finalist from NBC’s Last Comic Standing and describes her childhood in NYC as ‘not super-ghetto but not, not ghetto’.
170 RMB (presale) 200 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Minimalist 5 Year Anniversary @ Dada
Minimalist sticks Jozef K and Jigsaw on the decks at Dada for a massive 5th anniversary party! The UK DJs give you house, techno and acid, plus they’re backed up by the long-running resident Minimalist vinyl-straddlers.
NO COVER // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号 近法华镇路
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[Featuring Spring Theatre Gathering: Rhinoceros in Love @ Wuzhen Grand Theater]