Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Ecodesign Fair: Beat the Heat @ Layfette Art & Design Center
Ecodesign Fair showcases the latest green products at Layfette Art & Design Center in Xintiandi. Browse the marketplace, watch performances, join workshops and seminars, there’s a kids area and lots of art installations.
20 RMB // 10 AM – 6 PM (Fri – Sun)
323 Middle Fuxing Road, near South Huangpi Road // 复兴中路323号, 近黄陂南路
Historic Shanghai Film Weekend: Laborer’s Love @ Old China Hand Style
From the golden era of 1920s Shanghai silent film, Historic Shanghai Film Weekend screens Laborer’s Love at Old China Hand Style. There are lots more historic Shanghai films being screened this weekend and other excursions, check out what’s on at the website.
100 RMB (members) 150 RMB (non-members) // 7 PM
374 South Shaanxi Road, near Middle Fuxing Road // 陕西南路374号, 近复兴中路
Brawl on the Bund: White-collar boxing @ Hyatt Hotel
The maddest business execs in Shanghai, 18 men and women, brawl in the ring at the Hyatt Hotel for charity. The ¥2000 ticket includes a swanky 4-course meal and free flow drinks, and FYI it’s a black-tie do.
2000 RMB // 7 PM
199 Huanpu Road // 黄浦路199号
Demerit @ MAO Livehouse
Shanghai punk rockers, Demerit gig at MAO Livehouse with Round Eye in support. Thrash, mosh and head bang to ferocious power and aggressive melodies.
70 RMB (door) // 8.30 PM
851 Kaixuan Road, near West Yanan Road // 凯旋路851号, 近延安西路
Standup Comedy Showcase @ Kung Fu Komedy
Drew Fralick hosts a showcase of Shanghai’s finest standup comics at Kung Fu Komedy. Byron Murphy, Isobel Moulder, Kent Kedl, Misha Kalhin, Mohammed Magdi, Paul Johnson and Reyhaneh Rajabzadeh. If you can’t make it to this one, there’s another huge lineup on Saturday night!
50 RMB // 9 PM
Floor 4, 1 North Xiangyang Road, near Julu Road // 襄阳北路1号4楼，近巨鹿路
Lindberg & Nik Hilp @ Craft
DJs Lindberg and Nik Hilp fire up the dance floor at Craft from 10pm. Saturday night brings DJ Velvet Robot, check that out, and be careful – the cocktails are pretty strong. Happy hour from 8pm to 10.30pm, all cocktails just ¥50!
NO COVER // 10 PM
Floor 2, 7 Donghu Road (alley left of the Donghu Hotel) // 东湖路7号2楼, 近东湖宾馆
Popasuda @ Dada
Ahead of his European tour, DJ Skinny Brown wheels the mighty Popasuda into Dada for a night of global dance music. Boogie to African, Indian, Caribbean, and Latin sounds, Skinny on the decks for the full 8 hours.
NO COVER // 10 PM
115 Xingfu Road, near Fahuazhen Road // 幸福路115号, 近法华镇路
Dutch DJs: Flying High @ The Mansion
You wana get high? Party with Dutch DJs at the Mansion, promising groovy beats and everything except commercial EDM. Resident DJs Tommy Hendriks, Robert Zandberg and Dama Huhu join special guest Ambivalenz.
100 RMB incl. 5 drinks // 10 PM
B18 Dynasty Villa, 851 Hongjing Road, near West Yanan Road // 虹井路851号B18栋, 近延安西路
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Have a great day Shanghaiists!