Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Shanghai International Half Marathon @ Oriental Pearl Tower
The starting gun fires for the Shanghai International Half Marathon at the Oriental Pearl Tower, the course meandering south down the Huangpu river all the way to Shanghai Oriental Sports Center. Find out more about the race the official website, including the women’s 8-mile competition.
N/A (marathon-signup closed) // 7 AM
1 Century Avenue, near Lujiazui Huan Road // 世纪大道1号, 近陆家嘴环路
Tantra @ Just Yoga
“Hidden treasure of Tantric Sexuality-awakening of your inner truth” at Just Yoga in Xujiahui. Join Leo for a free introduction to tantric yoga and RSVP by WeChat.
NO COVER (RSVP) // 10 AM – 11.30 AM
Tianping Hotel, Floor 7, 185 Tianping Road, near Hengshan Road // 天平路185号7楼, 近衡山路
Lizzie’s All Natural Barbecue @ Anken Life
Join Lizzie’s All Natural Barbecue at Anken Life an afternoon loaded with local, organic food, a farmers’ market, live music, fitness classes and craft beer. Take your friends and family, and cheers to the beginning of spring with a fantastic summer to come!
NO COVER // 12 PM – 6 PM
667 Changhua Road, near Anyuan Road // 昌化路667号, 近安远路
China & Europe All Star Soccer Carnival @ Yuanshen Sports Center Stadium
All-star footballers from Europe and Hong Kong face-off for charity at Yuanshen Sports Center Stadium. Fabio Capello leads out the Europeans against Zhu Guanghu’s Chinese team.
80 RMB – 680 RMB // 1.30 PM
655 Yuanshen Road, near Zhangyang Road // 源深路655号, 近张杨路
Build a Basic Hydroponic System @ XinCheJian
Learn the dark art of hydraulics at XinCheJian and build your own hydroponic system at home for growing veggies and such. The DIY technologists on Yuyuan Road offer members rates for people who have a real thirst for practical knowledge.
150 RMB (members) 200 RMB (non-members) // 2 PM – 4 PM
Floor 1, Building 3, 28 East Yuyuan Road // 愚园东路28号3号楼1层, 新车间
Daily Vinyl Special @ Uptown Record Store
Daily Vinyl Shanghai record label honours Uptown Records’ 5th anniversary with a super-special Sunday party. Live hiphop from WOOOZY and others, DJs Ollo-MAM, Endy, Sleepless and Jinsfake, plus it’s all vinyl. Email [email protected] to RSVP.
NO COVER // 2 PM – 9 PM
115 Pingwu Road, near Xingfu Road // 平武路115号, 近幸福路
Split Works: Destroyer @ Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Chamber Hall
Split Works presents a massive sell-out gig at Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Hall. Canadian indie-rockers, Destroyer treat your ears to mystical, monstorous songs with strings, horns and piano.
80 RMB – 180 RMB // 7.45 PM
Chamber Hall, 1380 Middle Fuxing Road, near Baoqing Road // 复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路, 上海交响乐团音乐厅·演艺厅
Kotoko @ QSW Culture Centre
Nintendo-style, anime fantasy-pop rocker, Kotoko hits up Shanghai at QSW Culture Center. She dresses up, dances and performs with a sweet backing band, check out her shows online.
280 RMB – 780 RMB // 7 PM
179 Yichang Road, near Jiangning Road // 宜昌路179号, 近江宁路
Skinny Brown: Strictly Roots & Reggae @ Dope Shifu
Lion-Lion! Rastafari! Popasuda dub and roots reggae in the house at Dope Shifu from 9pm til’ daylight come an’ we wana go home. Eat some food and chill ja!
NO COVER // 9 PM
317 Changping Road, near North Shanxi Road // 昌平路317-8号, 近陕西北路
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[Featuring Kotoko @ QSW Culture Center]