Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
NYUSH Sustainable Development Conference @ NYU Shanghai
The Sustainable Development Conference at NYU Shanghai aims to raise awareness of current environmental issues, which should guide social and economical structures. The university quotes South Korean Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, “Sustainable Development is the pathway to the future we want for all”.
NO COVER (RSVP) // 9.30 AM – 6 PM
NYU Shanghai Auditorium, 1555 Century Avenue // 世纪大道1555号, 上海纽约大学
Glamour Lab @ V2 Spa (Andaz Hotel)
Ladies, get yourself pampered for 3 full hours at V2 Spa (Andaz Hotel) courtesy of Glamour Lab. Max & relax with makeup artists, fashion advisers, hairdressers, manicurists, skincare specialists, and more. You will be treated to a mouthwatering desserts buffet, delicious drinks and bubbly cocktails.
450 RMB incl. sweet treats & delicious bubbly drinks // 10 AM & 2 PM (SAT & SUN)
88 Songshan Lu, near Taicang Lu // 嵩山路88号近太仓路, 上海安达仕酒店B1楼
Commune Market @ Porcellino
Ladies, browse independent and eco-friendly designer clothing, jewellery, bags, accessories and more at Porcellino Spanish restaurant. Blokes, you can drink twice as much wine and eat three-times as much BBQ as your other half whilst she shops!
NO COVER // 11 AM – 6 PM
Floor 1, Building B, 753 Yuyuan Road, near Jiangsu Road // 愚园路753号B号楼1楼, 近江苏路
The V Good Fair @ Urban Soup Kitchen
Rejoice with the beginning of “The Good Project”, collaborating with the Library Project, at Urban Soup Kitchen in Xujiahui. The charity builds libraries in rural parts of China, and you can help by slurping up a bowl of soup for a good cause.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 7 PM
45 North Caoxi Road, near Zhaojiabang Road // 漕溪北路45号, 近肇嘉浜路
5 Year Anniversary Party @ Uptown Record Store
Freakout and celebrate 5 years of classic vinyl-records in Shanghai at Uptown Record Store, with parties all weekend at Yuyintang and Dada. Uptown kicks off the fun on home turf, staging live bands The Psyders, Non-Plus of Color and Helm, as well as stalls selling records.
NO COVER // 2 PM – 9 PM
115 Pingwu Road, near Xingfu Road // 平武路115号, 近幸福路
Centaurs – Episode 11 @ Yuyintang
Uptown Records parties hard at Yuyintang too, with more bands than you can shake a stick at. Li Weiyu and 33 from music creation workshop hosts the gig with 4 great bands, Noise Arcade, Yan Jun, and Little Monster.
30 RMB (door) // 2.30 PM – 5.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Photography exhibition: Luo Dan @ M97 Gallery
Luo Dan exhibits wet-plate collodion prints at the new M97 Gallery, featuring desolate landscapes in the western regions of China. M97 says, “Luo Dan’s photographs not only show to the viewer arid, desolate, almost primal landscapes, but also convince us with the persuasion of history by alluding to the historical photographic canon.”
NO COVER // 5 PM – 7 PM
Floor 2, 363 Changping Road, near Jiangning Road // 昌平路363号2楼, 近江宁路
Uptown Record Store 5th Anniversary After Party @ Dada
Party like it’s 1989 at Dada with 7 DJs playing all vinyl sets to celebrate Uptown Records Store’s anniversary. Sacco, ILLSEE, Aivilox, Frau, PCJ, Nik Hilk and Radio Revolution drop it like it’s hot until 5 AM.
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 The Psyders, 5 Year Anniversary Party @ Uptown Record Store]