Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Xizang Matsutake & aged cheese dinner @ The Place
The Place presents an evening with their very own private chef Gordon Tzang today. Inspired by the modern global trend of creating fresh and innovative food, this gastronomic sanctuary will be creating a 5-course menu, using “Xi Zang” fresh Matsutake and aged cheese of Maiwa Yak. This unique and distinctive “Farm to Table” dining experience will consist of oysters, braised Australian beef ribs, and will be paired with a fine selection of Le Paledy wines by HERMES family. Priced at ¥498 per head, make sure you reserve your seats early!
WHERE: 457 Jumen Road, Unit 407 // 局门路 457号，407
Afternoon Margarita @ Pistolera
Every weekday from 2pm to 4pm, Pistolera invites you to join them and indulge in some refreshing margaritas along with classic Mexican dishes. Experience traditional relaxation rituals for just ¥88 or a deal that comes with two margaritas for ¥108 per person.
WHERE: 838-2 Hengshan Road // 衡山路838-2号; 855 Biyun Road // 碧云路855号; 8, Lane 3338, Laowai Entertainment Street // 老外街 3338弄8号
Our favorite Canadian pop-punk band is in town with their new album ”Taking One for the Team”! Join them at the Mercedes-Benz Arena and rock along with the vocals of Pierre Bouvier to their old classics and relive their days of heartbreak, growing pains and bad decisions. The show is on today and tomorrow and Tickets are ¥488.
WHERE: 1200 Expo Avenue // 世纪大道 1200号
Pasta party @ WATTZ
Wattz throws a pasta party every Tuesday between 6 PM – 10 PM – buy-one-get-one-free pasta! Head on down to this budg-eatery on Wuding Lu and treat yourself to a hearty and delicous meal.
WHERE: 999 Wuding Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu // 武定路999号, 近胶州路
Blue mussels @ Paulaner
Blue mussels with sleek, shiny shells and tender, nutritious meat are one of the most favorite shellfishes among Europeans. To bring this traditional maritime breeze to Shanghai, all three Paulaner Bräuhaus in Shanghai are going to present a range of tempting blue mussel specialties from today onwards till the end of the month. The juicy blue mussels are prepared with three different kinds of flavors along with various ingredients as well as garlic-herb baguette to delight all you seafood lovers’ taste buds.
WHEN: All day
WHERE: All Paulaner locations in Shanghai (Xintiandi, Binjiang and Expo)
KP Street @ Kerry Parkside
KP Street brings street culture to Shanghai with graffiti art shows, pop ups selling urban-wear, live DJs, street basketball, skate-boarding competition and more. Ongoing until the 15th of September, bring your friends and head on over if you’re in the Pudong New District area.
WHERE: 1378 Huamu Lu, Pudong New District // 花木路 1378
Example @ MAO Livehouse
English Electronic, Hip-hop and Dubstep singer songwriter, Example is heading to MAO Livehouse as part of a mini-tour before headlining in the Beijing MTA Festival. With five successful albums released and a sixth one underway, Example is on fire and ”Won’t Go Quietly”. Get ready folks, this is the first time he is in town for a full live set along with his whole band!
WHERE: 3F, 308 Chongqing Nan Road // 重庆南路308号3
Harvey Sutherland @ Arkham
YETI’s sixth dis:ko series headlines analog synthesist Harvey Sutherland, emerging from Melbourne’s bubbling underground with lo-fi boogie and Roland house music. Crowned ‘Artists To Watch In 2015’ by FACT Magazine, Harvey will debut his improvisational live show in China with equal 808 rattles and double disco claps – an evolving, synthetic exploration as he controls the synthesizer. Get ready to sweat it out with Harvey Sutherland through pitch-bent solos and the occasional Janet Jackson cover at Arkham.
WHERE: 1 Wulumuqi Road // 乌鲁木齐路 1号
PRICE: ¥90 and ¥80 with a QR scan
Girl Gone International Fall fashion bazaar @ Cambio Coffee
The local Women’s Community have banned together to voluntarily organize a street style fashion show and market popup. Proceeds goes to breast cancer support group More Than Aware and expect a fun day of fashion, food, drinks and good music! All fashion brands and designers are Chinese and Expat women owned and locally operated, and everyone is welcome. No entry fee.
WHERE: 280 Aomen Road // 澳门路 280号
PRICE: Free entry
WeChat Expo is the best educational networking event gathering top experts, consultants, software vendors focusing on Lloyalty Programs, Store Development, CRM Solutions, Survey & Polls, Micro-Sites, Customer Service, Lead Generation, Payment and Strategy on WeChat plarform. Combining an exhibition floor, a series of workshops and an extensive networking area, this event will facilitate first-hand interactions between WeChat experts, digital marketing and social media managers from leading MNCS in Shanghai. An individual pass includes access to all-day workshops, full lunch set, unlimited beer and soft drinks.
WHERE: 6F, 89 Taixing Road // 泰兴路89号 6楼
PRICE: $55 for an individual pass.
Dreams flea market @ Xintiandi
The Dreams Flea Market summer edition happens at Xintiandi every weekend when the weather permits. This market is free for all and showcases the usual vintage clothing, accessories, jewelry and food. Goes on from 12pm-8pm every weekend of September.
WHERE: 245 Madang Road // 马当路 245号
Jazz talk @ Glam
Join the founder of JZ Club, Lao Ren for a special jazz talk along with a live jazz performance at Glam, M on the Bund. Tickets are ¥75 for adults and ¥35 for students and includes a drink.
WHERE: 7F, No.5 The Bund (Guangdong Lu) // 广东路20号(外滩5号)7
PRICE: ¥75 for adults, ¥35 for students
Adoption Day @ Shanghai Brewery
Ready to offer a rescued cat or dog a forever home? Come meet SCAA’s (Second Chance Animal Aid) healthy & happy companion animals ready for adoption.
WHERE: 15 Dongping Road // 东平路 15号
PRICE: Free entry
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