Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
6th Annual Bio-manufacturing Conference @ Grand Hyatt
The 6th Annual Bio-manufacturing Conference takes place at the Grand Hyatt this week. It’s not really about cloning, more to do with biological chemical production, the latest regulations and newest technologies.
2295 USD (2-day) // 9 AM – 6 PM (May 16 – 19)
Jin Mao Tower, Floor 53-87, 88 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Road // 世纪大道88号, 金茂大厦53-87楼, 近东泰路
🍅 7 yummy salads and fresh salad bars in downtown Shanghai
🍺 11 glorious happy hours now ongoing in Shanghai
Game of Thrones: Book of the Stranger @ Craft
Watch the newest Game of Thrones, Book of the Stranger, at Craft – every Tuesday until the end of season 6. Rumour is Little Finger makes his first appearance of the new series! Also, look forward to this weekend when Craft will be celebrating its fifth birthday with loads of DJs and vodka on tap.
NO COVER // 9 PM
Donghu Hotel South Wing, 7 Donghu Road // 东湖宾馆, 东湖路7号
Shanghai PRIDE @ Cambio Coffee
Celebrate International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia at Cambio, with the LGBT community and allies. Together, get revved up for the opening of Shanghai PRIDE 2016 on June 17th!
NO COVER // 6 PM – LATE
280 Aomen Road, near Changhua Road // 澳门路280号, 近昌化路
Swiss Week @ Huaihai Park
Yodel on down to the Swiss Village at Huaihai Park, try some traditional food and enjoy the performances by artists and musicians. Chocolate, cheese, watches, banks and Roger Federa, get a little taste of Switzerland in Shanghai.
NO COVER // 10 AM – 10 PM (May 18 – 22)
East Huaihai Road, near Pu’an Road // 淮海公园, 近普安路
Ohana Ukulele: Abe Lagrimas Jr. @ MAO Livehouse
The multi-instrumental Abe Lagrimas Jr. strums his ukulele at MAO Livehouse, sponsored by Ohana Ukuleles. Apparently he’s already huge in Korea and now the ukulele craze is spreading across Asia!
120 RMB – 180 RMB // 7.30 PM – 9.30 PM
Floor 3, 308 South Chongqing Road // 重庆南路308号3楼
Quinn Dahle @ Kung Fu Komedy
Quinn Dahle tours Kung Fu Komedy this week. Arguably the greatest short-form joke writer of today, the show centres around his latino wife. His jokes will catch you off guard like being fined for riding an unlicensed electric scooter!
200 RMB // 8.30 PM (Also Saturday, 8pm & 10pm)
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼, 近巨鹿路
Market on the Bund @ Eight Art Hotel
The arty fun fair on the Bund comes back to Eight Art Hotel, with market stalls, games, entertainment and more. FYI, 10% of sales will be donated to Shanghai Sunrise charity.
NO COVER // 11 AM – 6 PM
7 East Yanan Road, near South Sichuan Road // 延安东路7号, 近四川南路
World Whisky Day @ Long Bar (Waldorf Astoria)
Long Bar celebrates World Whisky Day with a week of whisky specials. The highlight will be on May 23rd when the author of the world’s leading whisky guide, Jim Murray, conducts two master classes.
NO COVER // 4 PM – LATE
Lobby, 2 East Zhongshan 1 Road, near Guangdong Road // 中山东一路2号, 近广东路, 上海外滩华尔道夫酒店
Split Works: Damien Rice @ Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall
Damien Rice woos Shanghai with his brittle, raw music at Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Concert Hall. Playing two shows in one day, you’re more likely to find tickets for the 3pm performance.
80 RMB – 680 RMB // 3 PM & 8 PM
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
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Have a great week Shanghaiists!